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Coronavirus: All 50 US states move toward reopening

As the country’s death toll surpasses 92,000, all 50 US states have partially reopened after a two-month shutdown. On Wednesday, Connecticut became the final state to lift restrictions ...

Michigan floods: Evacuations after Edenville and Sanford dams breached

About 10,000 residents have been evacuated in the US state of Michigan after two dams breached following days of heavy rain, officials say. The National Weather Service issued a flash ...

Gilgamesh tablet: Bid to confiscate artefact from Museum of the Bible

US prosecutors are seeking to confiscate a rare ancient tablet from a Christian museum co-founded by the president of retailer Hobby Lobby. The 3,500-year-old artefact, from what is ...

Trump says US topping world virus cases is ‘badge of honour’

Media playback is unsupported on your device US President Donald Trump has argued it is “a badge of honour” that the US has the world’s highest number ...

Canada Facebook fines $6.5m over ‘false’ privacy claims

Facebook will pay a multi-million dollar penalty for making “false” privacy claims in Canada. The C$9m ($6.5m; £5.3m) fine is part of a settlement over the company’s ...

Twilight actor Gregory Tyree Boyce and girlfriend Natalie Adepoju found dead

Gregory Tyree Boyce, who appeared in the first Twilight film in 2008, has been found dead alongside his girlfriend in Las Vegas. Boyce was 30 and his girlfriend, Natalie Adepoju, ...

Sudan ‘must pay’ US East African embassy attack victims

Sudan is required to pay punitive damages to some of the victims of the 1998 embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania carried out by al-Qaeda, the US Supreme Court has ruled. More than ...

Coronavirus: Trump taking unproven drug hydroxychloroquine

US President Donald Trump has said he is taking hydroxychloroquine to ward off coronavirus. Speaking at the White House, he told reporters he started taking the malaria and lupus ...

Fed chairman Powell warns downturn ‘may last until late 2021’

The chairman of the US Federal Reserve has warned that the American economy may not recover from the coronavirus pandemic until late 2021. Jerome Powell added in a CBS interview that ...

Space Plane: Mysterious US military aircraft launches

The US Air Force has successfully launched its Atlas V rocket, carrying a X-37B space plane for a secretive mission. The rocket launched on Sunday from Cape Canaveral, a day after ...