US & Canada

US wildfires leave two dead in Oklahoma

Oklahoma state of emergency for 52 of the state's 77 counties because of fires and conditions for more fires to start.

US wildfires leave two dead in Oklahoma

North Korea

CIA chief met North Korea's Kim Jong-un

Pompeo met the North Korean leader earlier this month to discuss possible direct talks between Trump and Kim.

First Nations

Canada: Trudeau under fire as pipeline opposition grows

Canadian PM vows to push through a $5bn oil pipeline project, but indigenous leaders say it 'will never be built'.

Trudeau under fire as Trans Mountain pipeline opposition grows

US & Canada

Former US First Lady Barbara Bush dies aged 92

Only the second woman ever to see both her husband and son sworn in as US president, the Bush family revealed she passed away in the early hours of Wednesday morning after a long illness.

US & Canada

US-Japan talks under way in Florida

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump have begun a two-day summit, which kicked off at US president's Mar-a-Lago resort on Tuesday, where they are expected to discuss trade and North Korea's nuclear weapons.

The Far Right

Neo-Nazi 'Tyrone' exposed as US marine

Michael Chesny appears to have posted 1,000 messages in white supremacist chat room in lead up to deadly Virginia rally.

Neo-Nazi 'Tyrone' exposed as US marine

Media

Al Jazeera denies claims of pro-Israel group on The Lobby films

The Zionist Organisation of America claims Al Jazeera was compelled to cancel an investigation into pro-Israel lobbies.

Al Jazeera denies claims of pro-Israel group on The Lobby films

US & Canada

Charlottesville: Trial of anti-racist protester delayed

Charlottesville organisers pledge support of African Americans on trial for 'self-defence' at white nationalist rally.

Charlottesville: Anti-racist activist Corey Long's trial delayed

US & Canada

Kendrick Lamar first rapper to win Pulitzer Prize for music

The 30-year-old Californian has become the first non-classical or jazz artist to collect the award.

United States

Trump denied exclusive first look at seized Cohen files

New York judge considers appointing 'special master' while unexpectedly outing Sean Hannity as a client of Trump lawyer.

Trump, Cohen denied exclusive first look at seized documents

US & Canada

North Korea high on agenda of US-Japan talks

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is set to meet US president to discuss strategy before proposed meeting between North Korean and US leaders, and is also expected to urge Trump to exempt Japan from his steel and aluminium tariffs, reports say.

Donald Trump

Trump lawyer appears in court over seized documents

Cohen in court to ask judge to limit the ability of federal prosecutors to review the documents seized from him.

Trump lawyer appears in court over seized documents

Weather

The relentless winter continues in North America

Blizzard, freezing rain, flood, tornado - current aspects of spring in the US and Canada.

The relentless winter continues in North America

Donald Trump

Ex-FBI chief: Trump 'morally unfit' to be president

James Comey says US president treats women like 'meat' and there is 'certainly some evidence of obstruction of justice'.

Ex-FBI Director Comey: Trump 'morally unfit' to be president

US & Canada

Two black men arrested while waiting at Starbucks

The two were waiting for a friend at a Philadelphia franchise of the coffee company, when a store employee said they were trespassing and called the local police.