Crossbow used in triple Canada murder

Three people have been killed in Toronto in an apparent crossbow attack, police believe.

Posted on: 25 August 2016 | 2:35 pm

McDonald's fitness bands recalled after skin-burn complaints

McDonald's is recalling millions of fitness wristbands that it bundled with Happy Meals after customers complained of skin irritation and burns.

Posted on: 25 August 2016 | 12:22 pm

Storm threats to Florida and Gulf Coast

A tropical system brewing in the Caribbean could strengthen into a hurricane before hitting Florida and the Gulf Coast in the coming days.

Posted on: 25 August 2016 | 11:40 am

Starbucks cafe destroyed as tornadoes strike Indiana

A Starbucks cafe was one of several buildings destroyed after being hit by a tornado, in the town of Kokomo, Indianapolis. Only minor injuries have been reported in the area.

Posted on: 25 August 2016 | 10:50 am

Drug firm stung by EpiPen price outrage

Manufacturer promises to act after Hillary Clinton joins attack on hikes in US price of life saving device.

Posted on: 25 August 2016 | 10:32 am

'We don't care'

Canada's largest annual fair installs gender-neutral toilets with new signs that read "we don't care".

Posted on: 25 August 2016 | 10:29 am

Hillary Clinton a 'bigot', says Trump

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump accuses Democratic rival Hillary Clinton of being a "bigot" in his latest appeal to minority voters.

Posted on: 25 August 2016 | 9:32 am

US keeper suspended for 'cowards' comment

United States goalkeeper Hope Solo is suspended for six months for describing Olympic opponents Sweden as "a bunch of cowards".

Posted on: 25 August 2016 | 3:45 am

Prince's Paisley Park home to open to the public

The private estate and studio complex that belonged to Prince is to open to the public, six months after his death.

Posted on: 25 August 2016 | 3:25 am

Orlando club shooting: Survivors' medical bills waived

Hospitals in Orlando say they will not charge for treatment provided to survivors of the Pulse nightclub massacre in which 49 people were killed.

Posted on: 25 August 2016 | 2:16 am

Donald Trump can beat polls, UKIP's Nigel Farage tells rally

Outgoing UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage tells supporters of Donald Trump to get out and campaign for the Republican presidential candidate.

Posted on: 25 August 2016 | 2:14 am

Ghostbusters star target of cyber-attack

Intimate images of Ghostbusters star Leslie Jones and racist photos appear on her website after it was targeted in a cyber-attack.

Posted on: 25 August 2016 | 12:13 am

Farage gives election advice to Trump

Outgoing UKIP leader Nigel Farage addresses supporters of US presidential candidate Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Mississippi.

Posted on: 24 August 2016 | 7:49 pm

Tornadoes tear down buildings and cut power in Indiana

At least two tornadoes strike the US state of Indiana, damaging buildings, destroying a Starbucks cafe and cutting power to thousands.

Posted on: 24 August 2016 | 5:49 pm

Face transplant patient: 'Now I have hope'

Patrick Hardison, the volunteer fireman who underwent the world's most extensive face transplant, on his new-found hope.

Posted on: 24 August 2016 | 4:33 pm

Landscape jewels

The National Park Service was established 100 years ago, and a new photo exhibit in Washington DC to mark the occasion highlights some of the nation's natural treasures.

Posted on: 24 August 2016 | 4:24 pm

Good old days

A survey by Pew Research found that supporters of Trump and Clinton have very different opinions about America's past.

Posted on: 24 August 2016 | 3:26 pm

Canada's Mounties allow women in uniform to wear hijabs

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police, known as the Mounties, plans to allow women to wear hijabs as part of their iconic uniforms.

Posted on: 24 August 2016 | 5:22 am

Fearing the future

Leanna, 26, runs her own organic farm - but also works a side job to help pay the bills. Does she have it better than her mother did?

Posted on: 23 August 2016 | 7:25 pm

Prison ramen

A new study suggests ramen noodles are now the most valuable prison commodity. Why and how do inmates whip up their own delicacies?

Posted on: 23 August 2016 | 7:03 pm

Hundreds of thousands of dead fish wash up in New Jersey

Hundreds of thousands of fish, commonly known as peanut bunker fish, have washed up dead in a New Jersey creek.

Posted on: 23 August 2016 | 5:15 pm

US new home sales rise at fastest pace since 2007

US new home sales jumped in July to the fastest pace in nearly nine years, according to official figures.

Posted on: 23 August 2016 | 11:57 am

Ryan Lochte: Speedo and Ralph Lauren among four to end sponsorship

Four sponsors have now dropped disgraced US Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte, including swimwear manufacturer Speedo and fashion label Ralph Lauren.

Posted on: 22 August 2016 | 6:09 pm

Generation gap

Lupe emigrated from Mexico 25 years ago to make a better life for her children. Was it worth it?

Posted on: 22 August 2016 | 4:14 pm

The Tragically Hip play farewell gig

Canadian band The Tragically Hip have played an emotional farewell gig, after lead singer Gord Downie was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer.

Posted on: 22 August 2016 | 12:44 pm