US golfer Arnold Palmer, widely regarded as one of the greatest players in the sport’s history, has died at the age of 87.
James Naughtie reports on how organisation could be key to the White House race, in a campaign dominated so far by personality.
The first Trump-Clinton debate takes place on Monday night – this is why it matters, and what you need to look out for.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge use a seaplane to travel from Victoria to Vancouver in British Columbia on their eight-day tour of western Canada.
Jose Fernandez, a pitcher for the Miami Marlins baseball team, dies along with two others in a boat crash aged 24.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are in Canada with their children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, for a royal tour, five years after they first visited the country as newly-weds.
When former President George W Bush was asked to take a selfie with a group of people at the opening of the African-American museum in Washington, he had to ask for help.
US actor Bill Nunn, who featured in Spider Man and films by the director Spike Lee, dies aged 63.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive in Canada for their first royal tour with both of their children.
A suspect sought over a deadly gun attack in Washington state has been arrested and named as Arcan Cetin, 20, from Turkey.
President Barack Obama has created the first underwater national monument off the US east coast, protecting a vast ecosystem of canyons and extinct volcanoes. It is home to thousands of rare species, but is also a source of controversy.
Nedra Bonds explains what motivated her to turn the family tradition of quilting into a platform for political protest.
Police in Charlotte, North Carolina, release officer bodycam and dashcam footage of a controversial shooting of a black man last week.
US President Barack Obama opens a new museum about the African-American history and culture in Washington DC.
US politician and civil rights leader John Lewis hails the opening of the Smithsonian Institution’s new National Museum of African American History and Culture.
The album which catapulted Nirvana, Kurt Cobain and grunge on to the global stage is a quarter-century old, but what does it mean to the youth of the 90s?
US police searching for a gunman who shot four women dead at a mall in Burlington, Washington State, warn people to stay indoors until he is caught.
The National Museum of African-American History and Culture will be opened by President Barack Obama on Saturday. Nick Bryant meets its British architect.