'Multiple deaths' in Maryland shooting
A number of people have been killed at a pharmacy distribution centre in Maryland, US police say.
Trump urged Spain to 'build a wall' across Sahara, says minister
The Spanish foreign minister says he disagreed with the idea, put to him during a visit to the US.
Man arrested in fatal stabbing of Washington DC runner
Police have arrested a 23-year-old man in the death of Wendy Martinez, who was stabbed while on a run.
Brett Kavanaugh: Sexual assault accuser 'needs more time'
Rushing the testimony of the woman who says the US Supreme Court pick attacked her is wrong, her lawyer says.
New York inmate's golf drawings lead to exoneration in murder
Valentino Dixon, whose art featured in a golf magazine, is a free man after 27 years behind bars.
Maine restaurant sedates lobsters with marijuana
A lobster restaurant in Maine says the process is more humane as it lessens their pain before death.
Pioneering US ballet dancer Arthur Mitchell dies at 84
The African-American ballet dancer rose from poverty in Harlem to achieve global success.
3D-printed gun pioneer Cody Wilson charged with sexual assault
Cody Wilson flew to Taiwan before he could be detained, police in Texas say.
Dallas Mavericks boss donates $10m after NBA probe
Dallas Mavericks owner to give $10m (£7.6m) to women's and anti-domestic violence groups after inquiry into sexual harassment claims within the organisation.
New York Review of Books editor leaves over Jian Ghomeshi article
The New York Review of Books editor had defended publishing a contentious piece by an ex-broadcaster.
Trump on Sessions: 'I don't have an attorney general'
In his fiercest attack yet on Jeff Sessions, the US president says he is "very disappointed".
Officials watch as fiery cyclone grows over 200 ft high
Firefighters encountered the swirling blaze in Vanderhoof, BC, while battling wildfires in the area.
Florence: Two patients dead after van swept away in floods
A van carrying two mental health patients in South Carolina was overtaken by floods, officials say.
Cycling land speed: Denise Mueller-Korenek breaks world record
Denise Mueller-Korenek rode a custom bike at a 183.932 mph average, the take-off speed of a large jet.
California couple deny mass drug rape allegations
The couple disputes the charges and says the allegations harm "true victims of sexual assault".
Puerto Rico bets on a coffee comeback
Thousands of rural families in the rugged mountain region want to rebuild the hurricane-hit economy.
Poor Toad: How Stormy Daniels ruined Mario Kart
When details from her tell-all memoir were published, one detail stood out.
The US war that never officially ended
As the leaders of North and South Korea meet, one issue on the table is declaring an end to a decades-old conflict.
Why do billionaires want to own the news?
Salesforce founder's purchase of Time magazine is the latest example of moguls buying news outlets.
Wilmington: A community cut off after 'terrifying' storm
The city of Wilmington for a while became an island encircled by deluge of Florence.
Last call for Nevada’s brothels?
Brothels have been legal in Nevada since 1971 - but could they face the axe?
Emmy Awards 2018: Thandie Newton and Claire Foy among British winners
Thandie Newton, Charlie Brooker and Claire Foy are among the winners at the 70th annual Primetime Emmys.
The Bezos backlash: Is 'big philanthropy' a charade?
The Amazon founder has pledged to donate $2bn, but critics say he should pay Amazon workers more instead.
The 'Scotch-Irish' influence on US democracy
The significance of one culture on the creation of the American political system.
Puerto Rico hurricane: How was the 3,000 death toll worked out?
President Trump has disputed a study saying Hurricane Maria claimed nearly 3,000 casualties - is he right?
In pictures: Hurricane Florence strikes the eastern US
A selection of striking images from the day Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina.
Hurricane Florence: Four reasons to fear this storm
Why it couldn't hit a worse area in the US
Eminem didn't 'feel right' with homophobic lyrics about Tyler, The Creator
The rapper says his lyrics on recent album Kamikaze went 'too far' in his attempt to 'hurt' the Odd Future star.
Canada cannabis stocks see mood swings
Producers Tilray and Canopy see US-listed stocks surge and slump in turbulent trading.
China hits back at Trump with tariffs on $60bn of US goods
The measures come after the US imposed tariffs on $200bn of Chinese imports.
The day Lehman Brothers went under
The BBC talked to people involved about their memories of the bank's collapse on 15 September 2008.
Skate Kitchen: From all-female skaters to silver screen stars
Skate Kitchen is a coming of age tale about an all-female skateboarding collective.
Trump on Kavanaugh: 'One of the finest people'
The president says his embattled Supreme Court nominee is "one of the finest people".
Florence: Hundreds rescued as flooding swells in Carolinas
Emergency crews have rescued more than 900 people in North Carolina as floodwaters continue to rise.
TimeOut boss: 'I am the chief servant officer'
TimeOut boss Julio Bruno says he is not a chief executive officer but a "chief servant officer".
The people who wrote letters to Obama
President Barack Obama received 65,000 letters each week and tried to answer 10 of them each day.
Storm Florence makes landfall
Several deaths have been linked to the storm and thousands of people are staying in emergency shelters.
Hurricane Florence: 'Hunters' enter storm
A weather reconnaissance aircraft flies a mission into the hurricane threatening the US east coast.
Storms, viruses, bankers: What could cause another economic crisis?
Ten years ago the global economy almost collapsed, but what happened next and what might cause another global economic crisis?
No kidding: Why these goats had to fly away
These mountain goats were evicted from a Washington state park because they like human sweat and pee.
Suspected gas explosions set homes ablaze in Massachusetts
More than 30 homes and buildings caught fire after a series of explosions rocked three towns.