BBC News - US & Canada

The latest stories from the US & Canada section of the BBC News web site.

US President Barack Obama, in Paris for the UN climate talks, visits the Bataclan theatre to pay his respects to those killed there.
Posted: November 30, 2015, 12:31 am
Colorado's state governor urges both sides of the US abortion debate to "tone down the rhetoric", following Friday's family planning clinic attack.
Posted: November 29, 2015, 6:35 pm
Adele's comeback album - 25 - has sold a record-breaking 3.38 million copies in its first week on sale in the US, according to Nielsen Music.
Posted: November 29, 2015, 3:16 pm
Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie receives the endorsement of an influential paper in New Hampshire ahead of the Republican primary there.
Posted: November 29, 2015, 11:45 am
Why the world's largest museum almost didn't exist - three times
Posted: November 29, 2015, 6:23 am
A 22ft (6.7m) high gingerbread house has been unveiled at a San Francisco hotel, made out of 8,000 pieces of gingerbread and sweets.
Posted: November 29, 2015, 5:37 am
The operator of a family planning clinic in the US city of Colorado Springs pays tribute to her staff, following a shooting on Friday in which three people died.
Posted: November 28, 2015, 11:23 pm
Three people in Connecticut have a narrow escape after a car careens out of control and smashes into the vehicle next to them.
Posted: November 28, 2015, 6:59 pm
Why the US is falling in love with the Premier League
Posted: November 28, 2015, 8:07 am
Relatives of Syrian boy Alan Kurdi, whose drowning off Turkey triggered an international outcry, are to be admitted to Canada, his aunt says.
Posted: November 28, 2015, 2:20 am
Chicago police say a 27-year-old man has been charged with murder over the execution-style shooting of a nine-year-old boy.
Posted: November 27, 2015, 10:54 pm
The Dutch finance ministry says it will fight a ruling ordering it to recover as much as €30m (£21.2m) in tax from Starbucks.
Posted: November 27, 2015, 5:37 pm
Republican presidential contender Donald Trump denies mocking a disabled reporter during a campaign address this week.
Posted: November 27, 2015, 9:12 am
Canada's Miss World contender says she was barred from boarding a plane from Hong Kong to the Chinese city hosting this year's pageant.
Posted: November 27, 2015, 8:19 am
Maritime and Coastguard Agency find what they believe is a Nasa rocket which blew up moments after take-off in June.
Posted: November 27, 2015, 7:23 am
Why African Americans are choosing to live in Ghana
Posted: November 27, 2015, 1:26 am
A record number of police officers patrolled the streets of Manhattan during this year's Thanksgiving Day parade.
Posted: November 26, 2015, 11:44 pm
A newborn baby has been called ''a miracle child'' after being found in the nativity manger of the Holy Child Jesus Church in Queens, New York.
Posted: November 26, 2015, 4:13 pm
A demolition worker has survived after a 113-year-old smokestack fell on him in Alabama, US.
Posted: November 26, 2015, 10:53 am
Citizen journalists are the main - and often only - source of information about life in a city controlled by the so-called Islamic State.
Posted: November 26, 2015, 10:24 am
The Turkish military has released what it says is an audio recording of the warning given to the Russian plane shot down by Turkey on the Syrian border.
Posted: November 26, 2015, 8:14 am
How black, white, Mexican, Jewish, Asian and other families celebrate
Posted: November 26, 2015, 1:56 am
The company that sparked an outcry by raising the price of its HIV drug in the US by 5,000% says it will cut its price for some users.
Posted: November 25, 2015, 10:24 pm
Homeless photographers capture their lives
Posted: November 25, 2015, 2:53 am
What happened in Chicago police shooting
Posted: November 24, 2015, 9:48 pm
US economic growth for the third quarter is revised up, helped by stronger investment and house building.
Posted: November 24, 2015, 2:57 pm
21 things that Donald Trump believes
Posted: November 24, 2015, 12:31 am
Patricia Arquette on the impact of her Oscar speech
Posted: November 24, 2015, 12:09 am
Provides an overview of Canada, including key events and facts about the world's second-largest country
Posted: November 4, 2015, 4:00 pm
Provides an overview of the United States, including key events and facts about this superpower
Posted: October 28, 2015, 4:29 pm
Provides and overview as well as facts and figures for this small dependency of the United States situated in the Caribbean
Posted: June 30, 2015, 10:58 am
Barack Obama says the nation will have to address gun control "at some point", but Republicans counter that more government regulation can't stop attacks like the one in Charleston.
Posted: June 18, 2015, 9:41 pm
Provides an overview of what remains of France's once-extensive possessions in North America
Posted: February 23, 2012, 5:03 pm
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