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US & Canada

Nuclear Armageddon fears impact on US pop culture

The nuclear age is 72 years old. Millions of people around the world can remember a time when the threat of nuclear Armageddon overshadowed their daily lives.

Nuclear Armageddon fears impact on US pop culture

United States

US states revive civil defence plans in wake of N Korea tests

The bellicose relationship between US President Donald Trump and North Korea's leader, Kim Jong-un, has US states looking to Cold War civil defence plans, as fears of war between the two increase.

US states revive civil defence plans in wake of N Korea tests

United States

American Airlines glitch causes 15,000 grounded flights

Passengers on one of the biggest airlines in the US could be going nowhere for Christmas.

American Airlines glitch causes 15,000 grounded flights

Business & Economy

Bitcoin price soars: Will the bubble burst?

The digital currency Bitcoin is hotter than ever with investors. Its price has already increased more than 1,000 percent in the past 12 months.

Bitcoin price soars: Will the bubble burst?

US & Canada

US recognises 'comfort women' memorial

The issue of 'comfort women', women abducted from Korea and enslaved by Imperial Japan, has long complicated Japan-South Korea relations.

US recognises 'comfort women' memorial

Human Rights

Larry Nassar pleads guilty to sexual assault

The former US Olympic gymnastics team doctor has admitted to using his position to sexually abuse underage female athletes on the US team. There are 125 women and girls who have reported being assaulted by Nassar.

Larry Nassar pleads guilty to sexual assault

US & Canada

Serial killer Charles Manson dies aged 83

The notorious American serial killer Charles Manson has died. The cult leader from the 1960s passed away of natural causes in hospital at the age of 83.

Serial killer Charles Manson dies aged 83

Arts & Culture

Indigenous Comic Con celebrates native culture in US

Indigenous Comic Con in New Mexico gathers native American artists and writers are from around the United States.

Indigenous Comic Con celebrates native culture in US

US & Canada

Study reveals the rise of robot workforce

There are growing concerns that artificial intelligence and robotics will take more jobs away from people as they are further developed.

Study reveals the rise of robot workforce

US & Canada

Trump tweets about 'witch hunt' as Russia probe charges reported

US news organisations are reporting that first charges have been laid in the investigation into alleged Russian meddling in last year's election campaign.

Trump tweets about 'witch hunt' as Russia probe charges reported

US & Canada

Architects shape future cities for sustainability at LA gathering

In Los Angeles, landscape architects have gathered to focus on sustainability and designing for an era of global warming and climate change at the 2017 American landscape architects conference.

Architects shape future cities for sustainability at LA gathering

Sport

NFL fans divided over national anthem protest

American football fans are split on the controversy that surrounds players’ rights to kneel in protest during the national anthem

NFL fans divided over national anthem protest