Mon, 05 Dec 2016 19:25:28 GMTA US father who left his toddler to die in a hot car has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 20:03:35 GMTFormer Democratic vice-president Al Gore, a climate change activist, meets Mr Trump and his daughter for talks.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 19:38:36 GMTJimmy Kimmel will host the 2017 Oscars ceremony, which will take place on 26 February.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:18:30 GMTA criminal inquiry opens into a fire that killed dozens of people at a warehouse party in California.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 19:51:53 GMTDonald Trump will review a decision to halt work on a controversial oil pipeline when he takes office in January.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 21:36:04 GMTDelighted Canadian Vera Sommerfeld, 96, now heads a family with six generations all alive at once.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 18:29:40 GMTUS President-elect Donald Trump nominates ex-campaign rival Ben Carson for housing secretary.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 11:31:52 GMTUS President-elect Donald Trump tweets criticism of China's monetary and South China Sea policies.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 14:08:53 GMTMusician Bob Dylan has written a speech to be delivered at the Nobel Prize ceremony later this week.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 12:27:33 GMTHe will be the first Japanese PM to visit the site when he attends a service with President Obama.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 14:40:25 GMTPolice in Seattle arrest a suspect after a stolen BMW was tracked and the doors locked remotely.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 07:53:34 GMTA man is arrested after opening fire in a restaurant at the centre of a bizarre fake US election story.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 08:58:13 GMTA winter weather warning is issued for parts of the tropical US state of Hawaii - yes, Hawaii.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 20:13:33 GMTNative Americans protesting against the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota have succeeded in blocking the project, for now. What do the leaders of the movement expect will happen in coming months?
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:46:48 GMTA viral video which hides its real message in plain sight has clocked up millions of views.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:59:03 GMTAn organised crime ring was giving out real US visas in Ghana's capital Accra for a decade - how did they get away with it for so long?
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 00:03:06 GMTHow Chris Gardner went from sleeping rough with his young son on the floor of a public toilet to the life of a multi-millionaire investor.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 03:08:23 GMTMillions have watched a film from Uruguay depicting Donald Trump as a robot at war with Mexicans.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 20:00:01 GMTThe BBC's James Cook visits the Standing Rock camps, where activists have built a community.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 01:49:30 GMTJournalist's case raises fears America's weak press freedom laws don't protect against government power.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:04:21 GMTThousands of people are spreading a false rumour about a Washington pizza restaurant and a child sex ring. But why?
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:28:21 GMTThe US economy created 178,000 jobs in November, with the unemployment rate falling to a nine-year low.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:04:21 GMTThe chief executive of Starbucks, Howard Schultz, is leaving his role to focus on luxury brands.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 18:53:05 GMTSteven Mnuchin, the new US Treasury secretary, pledges to strengthen the US economy with a tax overhaul not seen since the days of Ronald Reagan.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 10:13:07 GMTDozens of people are feared dead after a fire broke out during a rave at a converted warehouse in Oakland, California.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 10:54:54 GMTParts of the US state of Hawaii have received up to three feet (90cm) of snow.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 04:07:27 GMTAs Fidel Castro's ashes make their final journey from Havana to Santiago, Cubans try to come to terms with the death of their revolutionary leader.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 03:03:52 GMTThe semi-autonomous Corvette has been modified to enable Sam Schmidt to drive on public roads.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 23:06:32 GMTPrince Harry and Rihanna have taken HIV tests together in Barbados to raise awareness on World Aids Day.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 09:56:02 GMTA couple who were evacuated from their home during the Tennessee wildfires have returned to see what remains of their property.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 14:24:31 GMTThe wildfires have killed three people and injured 14 near Dolly Parton's Tennessee resort.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 20:41:24 GMTAmy O'Neill talks about her $421m lottery win, shared with 20 colleagues at a Tennessee car parts factory.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 09:06:08 GMTA man who injured 11 people, one critically, in a rampage at Ohio State University was of Somali descent and a student on campus, say US officials.