BBC News - US & Canada

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

A legend of American football, Frank Gifford, suffered from a concussion-related brain injury when he died, his family reveals.
Posted: November 25, 2015, 10:30 pm
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
President Barack Obama pardons turkeys for the seventh year in a row, this time a pair named 'Honest' and 'Abe'.
Posted: November 25, 2015, 8:32 pm
The release of a video showing a white police officer shooting a black teenager 16 times sparks largely peaceful protests in Chicago.
Posted: November 25, 2015, 7:42 pm
US President Barack Obama announces ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday that there is no "specific or credible" threat of a terrorist attack to the US.
Posted: November 25, 2015, 6:36 pm
A newborn baby with his umbilical cord still attached is found lying in a manger at New York's Holy Child of Jesus church, police say.
Posted: November 25, 2015, 1:35 pm
Nazi-inspired advertising for the TV show The Man in the High Castle is removed from the subway in New York after complaints.
Posted: November 25, 2015, 10:41 am
Dashboard camera footage has been released of the moment a black teenager was shot dead by a white police officer in Chicago.
Posted: November 25, 2015, 5:40 am
Homeless photographers capture their lives
Posted: November 25, 2015, 2:53 am
The Canadian government says it will resettle only 10,000 Syrian refugees by the end of this year - less than half the number it promised earlier.
Posted: November 25, 2015, 2:28 am
Wholesale outlet Costco is the latest retailer to be linked to an outbreak of E .coli, says the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention.
Posted: November 24, 2015, 11:30 pm
BBC Newsnight's Stephen Smith speaks to director Steven Spielberg about his new Cold War thriller Bridge of Spies, the power of TV, and the trickiest actor he has ever worked with.
Posted: November 24, 2015, 11:22 pm
The entrepreneur Jeff Bezos has claimed success on the second flight of his New Shepard spaceship.
Posted: November 24, 2015, 10:37 pm
A Pakistani man extradited from the UK to the US is sentenced to 40 years in jail for plotting attacks in Manchester, New York and Copenhagen.
Posted: November 24, 2015, 9:52 pm
What happened in Chicago police shooting
Posted: November 24, 2015, 9:48 pm
Three white men wearing masks have shot five people protesting about the fatal police shooting of a black man in Minneapolis, say witnesses.
Posted: November 24, 2015, 6:30 pm
The US Secretary of State has denounced as "acts of terrorism" a wave of Palestinian attacks targeting Israelis, while on a visit to Jerusalem.
Posted: November 24, 2015, 1:28 pm
A woman whose grandfather filmed the assassination of John F Kennedy on a home movie sues the US government for its return.
Posted: November 24, 2015, 9:23 am
US make-up artist Bobbi Brown tells the BBC's Nomsa Maseko that her make-up empowers women.
Posted: November 24, 2015, 12:32 am
21 things that Donald Trump believes
Posted: November 24, 2015, 12:31 am
BBC Newsnight speaks to Carmen Blandin Tarleton - one of the few people in the world to have had a successful face transplant.
Posted: November 24, 2015, 12:17 am
US actor Patricia Arquette reveals what happened after she called for pay equality in her Oscar acceptance speech earlier this year.
Posted: November 24, 2015, 12:09 am
The Marine who shouted back at Donald Trump
Posted: November 23, 2015, 4:21 pm
Five US states where climate change could be disastrous
Posted: November 23, 2015, 12:33 am
Japanese American artisan's daughter remembers internment
Posted: November 22, 2015, 12:41 am
Why she no longer calls herself 'Hillary Rodham Clinton'
Posted: November 21, 2015, 12:12 am
Canadian beauty queen shut out of Chinese contest
Posted: November 20, 2015, 10:30 pm
Shares in Chipotle slump almost 10% after US health authorities reported more cases of E. coli linked to the Mexican restaurant chain.
Posted: November 20, 2015, 9:33 pm
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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