Professional champion wrestler survived domestic abuse

A professional US wrestler who fights as 'Jade' survived domestic abuse and now campaigns for victims.

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 10:58 pm

Cuban business owners urge Trump to continue thaw

Cuban business owners urge US President-elect Trump not to reverse a recent thaw in bilateral ties.

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 10:45 pm

Woman accused of death threats to Sandy Hook massacre mother

A woman is charged with making death threats against the mother of a Sandy Hook massacre victim.

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 7:55 pm

Free flights

At least 10 people who expected to spend the holidays by themselves won a free flight home.

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 7:45 pm

First US Somali lawmaker gets 'Islamophobic threats' in taxi

The first US Somali lawmaker says she was subjected to "hateful" anti-Muslim threats from a taxi driver.

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 6:20 pm

Toronto boy planned attack on massacre anniversary - police

A Canadian teen is charged with planning to attack a school on the anniversary of a Montreal massacre.

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 5:32 pm

Man of his word?

Donald Trump made a successful campaign with big promises. But if his supporters didn't even believe him, how should the press handle him now?

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 4:16 pm

Charleston church gunman Dylann Roof 'evil, evil, evil'

A prosecutor tells a jury that Charleston massacre accused Dylann Roof had a "cold and hateful heart".

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 3:24 pm

Trump presidency: Border hawk ex-general to run US security

Retired General John Kelly has been reportedly tapped to lead the Department of Homeland Security.

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 3:23 pm

Pipe dreams

In Canada, some aboriginal communities embrace oil and gas development, rather than oppose such projects.

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 3:22 pm

John McCain: 'Pearl Harbor forever changed the world'

The US Senator John McCain has said that many families were changed after Pearl Harbor.

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 3:17 pm

Mannequin challenge of gunfight misfires

A gunfight-themed mannequin challenge has resulted in two people being arrested.

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 1:33 pm

Truck driver stops high-speed car chase

A truck driver stopped a police car chase when he blocked the suspect's car in California's San Fernando valley late on Tuesday night.

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 12:40 pm

Terry Branstad 'old friend of China to be US ambassador'

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad will be the new US ambassador to China, according to US media.

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 11:00 am

Jumping robot inspired by bush babies

Scientists in the US have unveiled an athletic robot which takes its inspiration from bush babies.

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 10:15 am

Jumping robot inspired by bush babies

Scientists in California have built an extremely agile robot inspired by bush babies.

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 10:15 am

Donald Trump is Time magazine's Person of the Year

US President-elect Donald Trump is named Time magazine's Person of the Year for 2016.

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 9:35 am

'Thousands' of geese die in toxic Montana pit mine

Migrating snow geese die after landing in mine wastewater acidic enough to dissolve steel.

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 9:00 am

Air Force $

Military gear, special shielding and its own defence systems - Air Force One is two of a kind.

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 6:02 am

Oakland fire: Refrigerator fault may have been cause

A deadly fire in Oakland may have been caused by a refrigerator, US investigators say.

Posted on: 6 December 2016 | 10:50 pm

Megyn Kelly laments Trump's 'online nastiness'

Fox News presenter Megyn Kelly tells the BBC about her feud with Donald Trump over his treatment of women, and how her gender may have fuelled the backlash against her.

Posted on: 6 December 2016 | 6:47 pm

Pearl Harbor survivor, 103, recalls 'human torches'

James Downing, a 103-year-old Pearl Harbor survivor, shares his vivid memories of how the day unfolded.

Posted on: 6 December 2016 | 6:41 pm

How China could tackle Trump

There are many ways China could respond to any further provocations from Donald Trump after his Taiwan call.

Posted on: 6 December 2016 | 6:29 pm

Rogue's gallery

National Gallery of Canada says the account's name was "confusing" patrons.

Posted on: 6 December 2016 | 3:56 pm

Canada's Justin Trudeau has tearful reunion with Syrian refugee

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wiped away tears at a reunion with a Syrian refugee who he welcomed at Toronto Pearson International airport last year.

Posted on: 6 December 2016 | 1:31 pm