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California declares emergency amid heatwave
Parts of the US south-west report dangerously high temperatures, with excessive heat warnings in place.
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US & Canada
Record heat hits south-west US
Heatwaves and the human body
Biden signs bill creating Juneteenth holiday
US police unit quits en masse after officer charged
US daredevil dies during world record attempt
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Why US millennials are quitting big cities
US Supreme Court rejects big challenge to Obamacare
US court blocks child slavery lawsuit on chocolate
Features & analysis
Once the future, US now captive to its past
3:13
Decoding Biden and Putin's body language
The 32-year-old taking on Big Tech
Race in America
PM gifts photo of anti-slavery mural to Biden
Actors decry 'racist' hit Korean-Canadian sitcom
2:58
The couple keeping Black Wall Street alive
The migrant crisis
Harris under pressure to visit US-Mexico border
Children speak of neglect in US asylum camps
Harris tells Guatemala migrants: 'Do not come'
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Biden lashes out at CNN reporter
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Tornado tears through crops in western Canada
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Boaters have a close call with a Texas dam
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8:49
US police unit quits en masse after officer charged
The officer in the Portland crowd-control team faces an assault charge after last year's race riots.
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7:01
Why are Parliamentary Speakers heading to Chorley?
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Lindsay Hoyle will host G7 speakers in Lancashire home town
Some of the world's most powerful politicians will be hosted by Sir Lindsay Hoyle later this year.
4:01
California declares emergency amid heatwave
Parts of the US south-west report dangerously high temperatures, with excessive heat warnings in place.
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3:34
Covid map: Where are cases the highest?
By The Visual and Data Journalism Team
BBC News
Key maps and charts explaining how the virus has spread around the world.
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2:50
US daredevil dies during world record attempt
Alex Harvill died trying to break the record for the longest motorcycle ramp jump in Washington.
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2:41
Kim ready for 'dialogue and confrontation' with US
North Korea had earlier snubbed efforts by the Biden's administration to establish diplomatic talks.
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2:23
Chorley to host G7 parliamentarians' summit
Commons Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle will welcome counterparts from around the world to Lancashire.
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18:50 17 Jun
US court blocks child slavery lawsuit on chocolate
In their lawsuit, a group of men say they were forced to work on cocoa firms in Ivory Coast.
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16:09 17 Jun
What's the big deal about In The Heights?
By Steven McIntosh
Entertainment reporter
Lin-Manuel Miranda's movie musical has enjoyed positive reviews but also sparked a colourism row.
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15:47 17 Jun
Once the future, US now captive to its past
By Nick Bryant
BBC News, New York
History is inescapable to Americans and visitors alike but now it's become more contested than ever.
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15:40 17 Jun
US couple who waved guns at protesters plead guilty
"I'd do it again," vows Mark McCloskey outside court as he and his wife walk free with a fine.
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15:24 17 Jun
Why US millennials are quitting big cities
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Why US millennials are quitting big cities
Smaller cities around the US are offering incentives for people to move there. And with remote work on the rise, people are freer to relocate.
14:04 17 Jun
Bowie art bought for $5 expected to fetch big bucks
A painting by musician David Bowie found at a Canadian dump is set to be auctioned for thousands.
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13:15 17 Jun
Juneteenth: What is the newest US holiday?
The commemoration of the last enslaved black American being freed is now an official US holiday.
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10:39 17 Jun
US Supreme Court backs church agency in foster row
Philadelphia wrongfully shut out agency that refused to endorse gay foster parents, the court said.
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9:05 17 Jun
Two US executions halted over lack of firing squad
A South Carolina court says two murderers must be allowed to choose their method of execution.
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7:19 17 Jun
Fact-checking claims about the US vote
By Reality Check team and BBC Monitoring
BBC News
With Pennsylvania state a key battleground for the election, misleading claims have emerged about the vote there.
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7:19 17 Jun
Who will be next US president? You decide
Play our game to predict whether Donald Trump or Joe Biden will win the key states in the election.
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7:18 17 Jun
How you can be US president without winning most votes
How does the US electoral college elect the president?
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7:17 17 Jun
Trump v Biden: What do the polls say?
Follow the opinion polls in the run-up to Donald Trump and Joe Biden going head-to-head on 3 November.
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