Hundreds of people attend the funeral of a mentally ill black man in Ottawa who died following a confrontation with Canadian police.
Hilary Clinton has become the first woman ever to become a majory party nominee for US president. The BBC travelled to the Women’s National Democratic Club, founded in Washington DC in 1922, to capture the scene.
Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign is hacked as part of a larger cyber attack against Democratic Party institutions, US media report.
Little girl saved by police officer throws him a tea party.
She was the plaintiff in a case that went to the Supreme Court twice – and lost twice. Does Abigail Fisher think it was worth it?
A Canadian couple convicted in a terror plot is freed after a judge rules they had been entrapped in a police sting operation
A judge in the US state of Minnesota dismisses claims by 29 people who said they were Prince’s heirs, including five men who said they were his father.
The BBC’s Emily Maitlis interviews Democratic House leader Nancy Pelosi at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
The BBC’s Emily Maitlis interviews Chloe Moretz at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
Four people suffering from the Zika virus in Florida are probably the first cases contracted within the US, health officials say.
A US appeals court rules against a controversial North Carolina law that requires voters to show identification before casting their ballots
Six Michigan state workers have been charged with hiding data that showed that Flint’s drinking water was unsafe.
Brewing giant SABMiller recommends that shareholders should accept the revised takeover offer from rival AB InBev.
Profits at two of the biggest oil firms, Exxon Mobil and Chevron, drop sharply after the fall in the price of crude.
The US economy grew at an annual pace of 1.2% in the second quarter, far below expectations of 2.6%, but consumer spending rose at its fastest pace since 2014
As the US party conventions come to an end, we look at the messages conveyed by the fashion displayed, and whether they worked.
Strong earnings from Amazon and a boost to the company’s stock make its founder, Jeff Bezos, the world’s third richest person, according to Forbes.
The moment Hillary Clinton accepted the Democratic nomination for president of the United States.