27 December 2014 Last updated at 15:56

Huge funeral for New York policeman

Thousands of police officers from across America attend the funeral in New York of a fellow officer shot dead after weeks of anti-police unrest.


Woman looks at Google Play purchase page for The Interview (24 December)North Korea berates Obama over film

North Korea condemns US President Barack Obama over the release of the film The Interview, about a fictional plot to kill its leader Kim Jong-un.

Dustin Diamond mugshotScreech actor charged over stabbing

Dustin Diamond, who played Screech in Saved by the Bell, is accused of stabbing a man in a bar fight in the US. Newsbeat

Our experts

Jon Sopel Article written by Jon Sopel Jon Sopel North America editor

A comedy of terrors - in four acts

The story of how a Christmas Day movie was forced off movie screens is a comedy and a tragedy - with a larger question not yet answered.

Read full article

Katty Kay Article written by Katty Kay Katty Kay Presenter, BBC World News

Martina Navratilova's wedded bliss

Long outspoken on gay rights, tennis legend Martina Navratilova marks a more personal milestone - marrying her long-term girlfriend.

Read full article

Special Reports

Man in Ferguson protestFerguson protests

How the shooting of a black unarmed teenager sparked days of unrest and made a nation look at itself.

More Special Reports:

More from US and Canada

Business

BBC World Service

News and analysis in 27 languages

Languages continued (2 of 4)
Languages continued (3 of 4)
Languages continued (4 of 4)

Country Profiles

Countries & Territories

More Countries & Territories

More Countries & Territories

More Countries & Territories

Magazine

  • Abdi Nor IftinGolden ticket

    How a refugee entered a lottery and won a new life in the US


Features & Analysis

Explore the BBC

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.