Congress rejects Obama veto of Saudi 9/11 lawsuits bill

Posted on Wednesday September 28, 2016

Lawmakers overwhelmingly vote to override President Obama's veto of a bill that would allow family of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia's government.

US election 2016: Clinton gathers Republican endorsements

Posted on Wednesday September 28, 2016

Hillary Clinton receives another endorsement from a leading Republican, as well as the backing of a typically Republican newspaper.

How young Zianna Oliphant spoke for black rights in Charlotte

Posted on Wednesday September 28, 2016

Nine-year-old Zianna Oliphant had not planned to speak on behalf of her whole city of Charlotte. When she did, she got the world's attention.

MH17 missile 'came from Russia', Dutch-led investigators say

Posted on Wednesday September 28, 2016

Prosecutors investigating the 2014 downing of flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine say it was hit by a missile which was brought in from Russia.

Syria: US tells Russia it will end talks if bombing continues

Posted on Wednesday September 28, 2016

US warns Russia over the bombardment of Aleppo, saying it will suspend co-operation on Syria peace talks unless Moscow stops the assault.

World leaders to attend funeral for Israel's Shimon Peres

Posted on Wednesday September 28, 2016

World leaders will attend the funeral of former Israeli prime minister and president Shimon Peres, who has died at the age of 93.

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie 'laughed about Bridgegate'

Posted on Wednesday September 28, 2016

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie laughed about his staff closing part of a bridge for political revenge, a court has heard.

US deports Rwanda genocide suspect Leopold Munyakazi

Posted on Wednesday September 28, 2016

The US deports Rwandan academic Leopold Munyakazi, accused of being a key figure in the 1994 genocide, to his home country.

In pictures: Royals eat geoduck

Posted on Wednesday September 28, 2016

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.

Pepe the Frog meme branded a 'hate symbol'

Posted on Wednesday September 28, 2016

Popular meme Pepe the Frog has been added to the Anti-Defamation League's database of hate symbols alongside the Swastika, since it was taken up by "racists and haters".

Two children shot in South Carolina school

Posted on Wednesday September 28, 2016

Two children are injured after being shot at a primary school in Townville, South Carolina, and a teacher has been hurt.

Martin Shkreli raffles off a chance to punch him in the face

Posted on Wednesday September 28, 2016

Martin Shkreli, the former Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO who came under fire for hiking drug prices, auctions off a chance to punch him in the face.

Shimon Peres: An emigre who became a world statesman

Posted on Wednesday September 28, 2016

A look back at the life and career of former Israeli PM and President Shimon Peres.

Michelle Obama: 'We need an adult in White House'

Posted on Wednesday September 28, 2016

Michelle Obama has taken aim at Republican White House hopeful Donald Trump, saying "a president can’t just pop off" when he or she is upset.

Widow: 'I will use frozen embryos to become a mum'

Posted on Wednesday September 28, 2016

The widow of a Falklands war veteran has won a High Court bid to keep frozen embryos that they created.

'Trump needs to be Trump and not hold back', Florida fans say

Posted on Wednesday September 28, 2016

Some supporters of Donald Trump seemed disappointed by his performance in the first debate against Hillary Clinton and are calling for a more aggressive approach.

Girl rebukes Charlotte mayor over police shootings

Posted on Tuesday September 27, 2016

A young African-American girl delivers a tearful plea about police shootings to city officials in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Clinton and Trump's body language decoded

Posted on Tuesday September 27, 2016

Communications consultant Mary Civiello talks about what Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton's body language can tell us about who won the first Presidential debate.

Couple describe moment Hanks photobombed wedding pictures

Posted on Wednesday September 28, 2016

Elisabeth and Ryan speak to the BBC after Tom Hanks photobombed their wedding pictures in Central Park, New York.

Policeman stops 'out-of-control' coma driver

Posted on Wednesday September 28, 2016

Dashcam footage captured the moment a police car brought an out of control car to a stop against barriers on the M1.