BBC News - US & Canada

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

Boston is set to hold an emotional annual marathon amid high security, a year after bombs near the finish killed three and injured hundreds.
Posted: April 21, 2014, 4:01 am
US former boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, whose wrongful conviction for murder caused an international outcry, has died at the age of 76.
Posted: April 21, 2014, 2:19 am
The story of Joseph Heller's 'forgotten' Catch-22 theatre script
Posted: April 20, 2014, 11:37 pm
The battle for exclusive online TV shows
Posted: April 20, 2014, 11:23 pm
Two cultures collide at the online retail giant
Posted: April 20, 2014, 11:12 pm
Duo remember Boston Marathon as they return to run again
Posted: April 20, 2014, 11:00 pm
Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the US boxer whose wrongful conviction for murder caused an international outcry, dies aged 76.
Posted: April 20, 2014, 4:51 pm
Sleep-deprived coders enjoy an epic adventure
Posted: April 19, 2014, 11:22 pm
Iran condemns a decision to seize a Manhattan high-rise belonging to a charity and give proceeds from its sale to victims of attacks by Iran-backed militants.
Posted: April 19, 2014, 10:05 pm
NSA leaker Edward Snowden responds to criticism of his appearance on Russian television to question Russian President Vladimir Putin about government surveillance.
Posted: April 18, 2014, 8:25 pm
The US state department gives federal agencies more time to review the Keystone XL oil pipeline before determining whether to issue a permit.
Posted: April 18, 2014, 8:20 pm
President Barack Obama signs into law a measure that would bar entry to any UN ambassador whom the US says has engaged in "terrorist activity".
Posted: April 18, 2014, 8:19 pm
The father of a man suspected of stabbing to death five people in the Canadian city of Calgary says his son was a "great kid" with a bright future.
Posted: April 18, 2014, 2:39 pm
The United States is to release frozen Iranian funds, saying Tehran has kept commitments made under an interim deal over its nuclear programme.
Posted: April 18, 2014, 9:30 am
New music for Ben-Hur from Police drummer Stewart Copeland
Posted: April 17, 2014, 11:28 pm
Why marijuana smokers love the number 420
Posted: April 17, 2014, 11:22 pm
After 20 years, Alfa Romeo returns to the US
Posted: April 17, 2014, 11:06 pm
President Barack Obama defends his signature healthcare law, saying the debate over its repeal is "over" as he touts high enrolment numbers.
Posted: April 17, 2014, 10:54 pm
Shares in China's largest Twitter-like service, Weibo, went up by almost 20% on the first day of its listing in the US, despite a disappointing start.
Posted: April 17, 2014, 9:10 pm
Study questions whether US is a true democracy
Posted: April 17, 2014, 9:09 pm
Robert De Niro's Tribeca Film Festival opens in New York amid fears big business investment could risk extravaganza's integrity
Posted: April 17, 2014, 3:19 pm
US banking giant Goldman Sachs reports a drop in net earnings while Morgan Stanley sees profits jump.
Posted: April 17, 2014, 2:34 pm
Solving the mystery of Michael Rockefeller
Posted: April 16, 2014, 11:41 pm
A 2015 Ford Mustang convertible had to be cut into six pieces so it could go on display at the top of the Empire State Building.
Posted: April 16, 2014, 10:50 pm
A secret New York Police Department programme designed to eavesdrop on Muslims to identify potential terrorism threats has been disbanded.
Posted: April 16, 2014, 8:50 pm
Who was buried behind a boys' school in Florida?
Posted: April 16, 2014, 12:24 am
A University of South Florida anthropologist seeks to return remains of boys who died at a state reform school to their relatives.
Posted: April 16, 2014, 12:22 am
Boston is marking the anniversary of the deadly bombing at last year's marathon, honouring the dead and lauding the character and strength of the survivors and the city's residents.
Posted: April 15, 2014, 10:43 pm
Five college student have been killed in a late night knife attack at a house party in Canada.
Posted: April 15, 2014, 9:23 pm
Boston has marked the first anniversary of the deadly bombing at last year's marathon, honouring the dead and lauding the character and strength of the survivors and the city's residents.
Posted: April 15, 2014, 8:20 pm
Actor Bryan Cranston helps a teenage Breaking Bad fan secure a date to his prom, by filming a special proposal in character as Walter White.
Posted: April 15, 2014, 11:25 am
US Airways apologises after an explicit photo was sent from its official Twitter account in response to a customer complaint.
Posted: April 15, 2014, 10:27 am
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 the United States, including key events and facts about this superpower
Posted: October 8, 2013, 11:12 am
Provides an overview of Canada, including key events and facts about the world's second-largest country
Posted: April 23, 2013, 11:12 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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