US & Canada

US sanctions target Chinese, Russians over North Korea

Treasury says 'it is unacceptable' for Chinese and Russian firms and individuals to do business with Pyongyang.

US sanctions target Chinese, Russians over North Korea

US & Canada

US: Charlottesville votes to shroud Confederate statues

Council votes to cover two statues in black fabric at meeting packed with residents angry over white supremacist rally.

US: Charlottesville votes to shroud Confederate statues

US & Canada

Divers find remains in search for missing US sailors

Wider search for 10 sailors missing after US warship's collision with tanker to continue, as some remains are found.

Remains found in search for missing US sailors

Health

Johnson & Johnson to pay record $417m in cancer lawsuit

Ruling marks largest sum awarded in a series of talcum powder lawsuit verdicts against the company in US court.s

Johnson & Johnson to pay $417m in cancer lawsuit

US & Canada

Solar eclipse: The moments the sun went out

A total solar eclipse moved across the United States, from coast to coast on Monday. It was the first time an eclipse crossed most of the country, since 1979.

US & Canada

US Navy orders 24-hour worldwide halt after warship collision

The US Navy has ordered a one-day worldwide pause in ship operations to address safety concerns. The halt is in response to the latest collision, involving a naval vessel.

Inside Story

Will Trump last through his first full term?

The US president's approval ratings hit a new low as he is criticised by his fellow Republicans.

US & Canada

US solar eclipse: Celestial event crosses 14 states

People in the US will glimpse a total solar eclipse on Monday

Arts & Culture

US comedy icon Jerry Lewis dies at 91

Tributes pour in as famed American comedian passes away of natural causes at his home in Las Vegas.

US & Canada

A total eclipse of the States

Americans are gearing up for a coast-to-coast total eclipse that can be seen within driving range of 200 million people.

A total eclipse of the States

Weather

Total solar eclipse 2017: When and where to see it

Can you get to see this rare event, without risking cloud cover?

Total solar eclipse 2017: When and where to see it

Interactive

When is the next solar eclipse in your country?

A look at the upcoming major solar eclipses around the world.

When is the next solar eclipse in your country?

US & Canada

Boston anti-racist protesters swarm right-wing rally

Tens of thousands of people have marched in the US city of Boston to counter a right-wing 'free speech' rally.

United States

Boston crowd of anti-racists dwarfs 'free-speech' rally

Around 15,000 decry racism and neo-Nazis, forcing 'free-speech' event attended by a few conservatives to end abruptly.

Middle East

Family defends Jordanian accused of murdering US troops

Parents of a 39-year-old Jordanian soldier who killed three US military trainers seek to have him exonerated.

'Maarik al-Tawaiha was no murderer' family say