Dick Dale: 'King of Surf Rock' guitarist dies aged 81
Tributes pour in for the "King of Surf Rock", whose music featured in the classic film Pulp Fiction.
US detects huge meteor explosion
The fireball is the second most powerful in 30 years and the biggest since Chelyabinsk in 2013.
US election 2020: Gillibrand launches presidential bid
New York Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand confirms she is joining the crowded race for the party's nomination.
Joe Biden says he's running in 2020 - then corrects himself
The former vice-president appeared to say he was a 2020 candidate - before saying he 'didn't mean it'
Sinn Féin criticised over NYC parade banner
Mary Lou McDonald posed with a banner reading 'England get out of Ireland' at a St Patrick's parade.
Trump issues veto over border emergency declaration
In his first veto, Mr Trump overrules an attempt by Congress to end his border emergency proclamation.
Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman sued for $500bn in college cheating scam
Parents and students claim they were wronged by a "warped and rigged" university admissions process.
Pompeo presses Kim Jong-un to keep his word on nuclear tests
The US says it expects Kim Jong-un to live up to his commitment on a nuclear test moratorium.
Trump: White nationalists 'a small group of people'
Following the mosque shootings in New Zealand, President Donald Trump addresses white nationalism.
James Gunn: Disney rehires sacked Guardians of the Galaxy director
Gunn was fired from the Guardians of the Galaxy series in July 2018 over old offensive tweets.
Lilly Singh: YouTuber lands US talk show
She will be the only female late-night host on the big four US TV networks.
Adopted daughter to save father's life with kidney transplant
A US woman says her father saved her life when he adopted her and she wants to return the favour.
Kirstjen Nielsen: Walking a tightrope working for Trump
Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen is the face of a policy that provokes condemnation because of its impact on children.
Viral cat videos and the man who watches thousands of them
Will Braden runs CatVideoFest - a project that raises thousands of dollars for animal shelters.
Celebrity parents and the bizarre 'cheating' scandal
It is said to be biggest university admissions scam in US history. How did it all unfold?
The human cost of insulin in America
Diabetics in the US are rationing insulin - and dying. How did we get to this point and what's the fix?
Having the Sistine Chapel in your living room
Cosimo Geracitano has painted 45 replicas of masterpieces which cover every wall of his Canada home.
Beto O'Rourke - the Texas Democrat running for US president
The Texan defeated in his Senate ambitions says he's running for president in the 2020 election.
New York Mafia: What's happening to the Five Families?
Frank Cali of New York's Gambino family was shot dead on Wednesday. Is the Mafia coming back?
The photos that made Moon landings possible
Fifty years after the Neil Armstrong moment, these pictures show the value of photography to that mission.
The white Southerners who fought US segregation
Photographer Doy Gorton set out to illustrate the White South, his home, in a more nuanced light, writes James Jeffrey.
College admissions scandal: The extreme lengths parents go to
A university entrance scandal in the US has sparked a debate over money and the US education system.
Is white-collar crime treated more leniently in the US?
Paul Manafort's jail sentence has sparked a debate over the treatment of white-collar crime in the US.
Opioid crisis: US schools prepare for student overdoses
Teaching staff in Alabama are being trained in how to use injections to revive pupils.
Proud Boys and antifa: When a right-wing activist met a left-wing anti-fascist
They come from two political groups that have fought violent battles in the streets. What happened when they met?
Is Will Smith too light for this role and why does it matter?
Some people say Will Smith isn't dark enough to play a particular role, but why is his skin tone so important?
Gayle King and R. Kelly: What this photo tells us
A photo of R. Kelly and Gayle King has gone viral on social media after an explosive interview.
Republicans deny mocking victims with pearls
Republican representatives in New Hampshire were accused of mocking victims of gun crime, after wearing pearl necklaces at a hearing.
Spectacular lightning illuminates California sky
These strikes over the Venice and Playa del Rey areas of Los Angeles were filmed by a news helicopter.
Will Smith 'casting as Richard Williams' sparks colourism debate
Smith is reported to be playing the darker-skinned father of Serena and Venus Williams in a biopic.
Volkswagen and former boss face US lawsuit over Dieselgate
The Security and Exchange Commission says the German car giant misled investors.
Musk adds new Model Y to electric car line-up
The new mass-market electric vehicle has a base price of $39,000 and a 230-mile range.
Boeing 737 Max aircraft grounded 'until May at least'
Boeing 737 Max 8 and 9 planes will remain grounded until a software update can be installed, the FAA says
Trump issues first veto of his presidency
President Trump vetoes a measure that revokes his national emergency declaration at the US-Mexico border.
Irish PM Leo Varadkar anti-discrimination message for US
The openly gay Irish PM called out various forms of discrimination in front of Vice President Mike Pence.
'Super worried' about the planet - in Spain, Kenya, Bangladesh
Young people around the world on their fears about the effects of pollution and climate change.
Why is Colorado having so many avalanches?
An expert from the US state's avalanche information centre explains why deaths hit a record high.
Trump: 'Surprised at bad Brexit negotiations'
US President Donald Trump has been critical of how Theresa May's Brexit negotiations have taken place.
Georgetown students react to US college admissions cheating scam
Georgetown University was targeted in the scam that helped students get into college through cheating.
Frank Cali killing: Scene outside home of New York 'mob boss'
Frank Cali, the reputed head of the Gambino crime family, has been gunned down outside his house in New York.
Felicity Huffman at LA courthouse over college cheating scam
The actress is among more than 40 people charged in a US college cheating scam.
Would President Trump make a good comedian?
Two comedians rate the president's humour after he accused the media of not appreciating his jokes.
Footage shows US soldiers leaving for D-Day
Thousands of soldiers left from the Helford River in Cornwall for the invasion in northern France.