BBC News - US & Canada

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

A US judge rules the long-running dispute between Marvin Gaye's family, Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams over claims of plagiarism should go to trial.
Posted: October 31, 2014, 10:43 am
A US man who has eluded police in the forests of Pennsylvania for seven weeks after the fatal shooting of a police officer has been found.
Posted: October 31, 2014, 10:26 am
Inside one of America's scariest haunted houses
Posted: October 31, 2014, 7:57 am
Charity Doctors Without Borders warns some mandatory US state Ebola quarantine measures are having a "chilling effect" on its work.
Posted: October 31, 2014, 4:51 am
Radio host abuse claims ignite debate over sexual violence
Posted: October 31, 2014, 12:42 am
'Smart' technology prompts privacy concerns
Posted: October 31, 2014, 12:20 am
Welcoming spyware into your home, Japan's outdated economic solutions, and Africa dependent on West for Ebola help.
Posted: October 31, 2014, 12:20 am
The scandal-hit politicians who could be re-elected
Posted: October 30, 2014, 11:57 pm
Starbucks' shares fall as investors express disappointment at the company's latest quarterly sales figures.
Posted: October 30, 2014, 11:33 pm
At least four people were killed and five injured when a small plane crashed into an airport building in Wichita, Kansas, officials say.
Posted: October 30, 2014, 9:45 pm
Our North America editor answers your election questions
Posted: October 30, 2014, 9:19 pm
Thomas Menino, who served as mayor of Boston for more than 20 years, has died after a battle with cancer.
Posted: October 30, 2014, 7:30 pm
The US economy grew at an annual rate of 3.5% in the third quarter, a better figure than economists were expecting.
Posted: October 30, 2014, 2:27 pm
US attempts to have director Roman Polanski arrested for sex offences while visiting Poland fail.
Posted: October 30, 2014, 1:40 pm
The builders of an unmanned supply rocket which exploded on the way to the International Space Station have vowed to find the cause of the failure.
Posted: October 30, 2014, 12:27 pm
The super-rich, secret donors and rise of ‘dark money’
Posted: October 30, 2014, 12:17 am
The US mid-term election is projected to be the most expensive ever, and the BBC takes a look at where the millions of dollars comes from.
Posted: October 30, 2014, 12:16 am
Rain has helped tamp down smoke from a creeping lava flow, which continues to threaten residents of a Hawaiian village.
Posted: October 29, 2014, 10:55 pm
President Obama has said the United States may see more cases of Ebola, , saying it was essential America and other countries join the fight against the disease in Africa.
Posted: October 29, 2014, 9:23 pm
Hidden camera captures the street harassment women face
Posted: October 29, 2014, 9:20 pm
US Federal Reserve announces an end to the quantitative easing stimulus programme begun in 2008 as economic recovery takes hold.
Posted: October 29, 2014, 7:28 pm
The American inventor of the popular board game Operation is in desperate need of money to pay for a real-life operation.
Posted: October 29, 2014, 6:53 pm
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles plans to spin off Ferrari and sell a 10% stake in the luxury carmaker on the stock market.
Posted: October 29, 2014, 6:04 pm
The US Federal Reserve is expected to announce that it will end its programme of buying financial assets with new money, a policy known as quantitative easing.
Posted: October 29, 2014, 1:18 pm
Could Obama's best years be ahead?
Posted: October 29, 2014, 10:53 am
A lava flow from the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island is now drawing close to homes.
Posted: October 28, 2014, 11:53 pm
An unmanned cargo rocket has exploded seconds after lifting off from a commercial launch pad in Virginia.
Posted: October 28, 2014, 11:44 pm
President Obama says that the United States must support health workers who are going to "the frontline" of the fight against Ebola.
Posted: October 28, 2014, 9:23 pm
The battle against confusing parking signs
Posted: October 27, 2014, 11:14 pm
New York's governor says that everything possible is being done to prevent cases of the Ebola virus in the city.
Posted: October 27, 2014, 6:59 pm
British pop star Sting makes his debut as a Broadway composer and lyricist in a musical called The Last Ship.
Posted: October 27, 2014, 1:26 pm
More than 300 men from nine different countries have gathered in the United States for the World Beard and Moustache championships.
Posted: October 27, 2014, 12:24 pm
Wild hogs are running amok across large parts of the US, causing an estimated $1.5 billion in damage each year. BBC Pop Up looks at ways to control the pig population.
Posted: October 27, 2014, 1:35 am
Provides an overview of Canada, including key events and facts about the world's second-largest country
Posted: October 14, 2014, 2:26 pm
Provides an overview of the United States, including key events and facts about this superpower
Posted: July 8, 2014, 2:59 pm
Provides and overview as well as facts and figures for this small dependency of the United States situated in the Caribbean
Posted: October 24, 2013, 8:33 am
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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