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Fugitive killed in New York shootout
(Headline News )
A suspected child sex offender is killed and three New York law enforcement officers injured in a shootout in Manhattan- officials say. [1]


Deal reached on US veterans health
(Headline News )
Veterans affairs leaders in Congress have announced a compromise deal to help address the problems overwhelming the US veterans healthcare system. [2]


Ex-Virginia governors trial opens
(Headline News )
Jury selection begins in the corruption trial of ex-Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell- accused of accepting loans and lavish gifts from a supporter. [3]


LA Clippers sale can go ahead
(Headline News )
A US judge rules that the LA Clippers basketball team can be sold- despite the objections of banned co-owner Donald Sterling. [4]


Plagiarism charge rocks US Senate race
(Headline News )
US senator says PTSD from Iraq partially to blame [5]


Voices from the death penalty debate
(Headline News )
Five people talk about their roles in Tennessees execution debate [6]


The man serving life for marijuana
(Headline News )
The man serving a life sentence for marijuana [7]


The mystique of the child prodigy
(Headline News )
Scientist claims child prodigy getting credit for his discovery [8]


Fiddlers 50-year stage appeal
(Headline News )
How musical Fiddler on the Roof became a surprise lasting hit [9]


VIDEO: Republicans lead in voter enthusiasm
(Headline News )
Can Republicans take advantage of US voter apathy at polls? [10]


Indian or American: Congressmans oops
(Headline News )
Congressman mistakes US officials for Indian diplomats [11]


VIDEO: US films take on drone strike debate
(Headline News )
The summer movies criticising US drone policies [12]


Kerry, Israel and shuttle diplomacy
(Headline News )
Kerrys diplomatic efforts draw fire from Israeli media [13]


VIDEO: Who was that man on the Moon?
(Headline News )
Why the US public quickly lost interest in lunar exploration [14]


US: Russia violated missile treaty
(Headline News )
The US accuses Russia of violating a Cold War arms treaty by testing a nuclear cruise missile- saying the breach is very serious. [15]


The people who want to be near a tornado
(Headline News )
Why some people want to be near a deadly tornado [16]


GM profits hit by recall problems
(Headline News )
Earnings at the US carmaker General Motors slump because of the cost of vehicle recalls. [17]


Qualcomm disputes China phone sales
(Headline News )
US chipmaker Qualcomm claims some Chinese companies are misrepresenting sales to minimise their payments. [18]


Blaming Obama for a messy world
(Headline News )
A presidential victim of global turmoil- forgetting the Nigerian schoolgirls- and Australia still grappling with World War One legacy. [19]


VIDEO: Wine fraudster to be sentenced in US
(Headline News )
Rudy Kurniawan- who manufactured phony vintage wine in his kitchen- will be sentenced for fraud on Thursday. [20]


VIDEO: Teen pilot dies in record attempt
(Headline News )
A US teenager and his father who crashed during an attempt to fly around the world knew the risks of the journey- a relative has said [21]


VIDEO: The toughest cop on Wall Street
(Headline News )
Benjamin Lawsky- Superintendent of the New York State Department of Financial Services- is known as the toughest cop on Wall Street. [22]


VIDEO: Illegal child migration to US soars
(Headline News )
In the last eight months alone- nearly 60-000 children have crossed the border illegally into the United States- in the hope of a better life. [23]


VIDEO: Honour for 101-year-old weatherman
(Headline News )
Americas longest serving volunteer weather observer- 101-year-old Richard G Hendrickson- will be honoured on Sunday for 84 years service. [24]


VIDEO: Wildfire in California forces evacuations
(Headline News )
More than 500 homes and about 1-200 residents have been evacuated in an area east of the California state capital Sacramento due to a wildfire. [25]


VIDEO: Sarah Palin launches online channel
(Headline News )
Sarah Palin- the former governor of Alaska and 2008 US vice-presidential candidate- has launched a subscription-based online television channel. [26]


VIDEO: Giant bolt hits LA beach goers
(Headline News )
One person has been killed and at least eight others taken to hospital in Los Angeles after being struck by lightning. [27]


US will send migrant youths home
(Headline News )
President Obama meets Central American leaders and says undocumented immigrant children without legal claims to be in the US will be sent home. [28]


Homeowner kills pregnant burglar
(Headline News )
Authorities in California are investigating whether to charge an elderly man who fatally shot a suspected female burglar who said she was pregnant. [29]


New virus discovered in human gut
(Headline News )
Scientists say they have stumbled upon a common virus that has never been described before. [30]


Bird-plucking woman on Montreal train
(Headline News )
The woman says she was simply excited about cooking a traditional Inuk dish. [31]


US evacuates Libya embassy staff
(Headline News )
The US temporarily evacuates staff from its embassy in the Libyan capital following clashes between rival militias- the state department says. [32]


Virginia gay marriage ban overturned
(Headline News )
A US appeals court has struck down Virginias same-sex marriage ban- in the latest in a string of judicial victories for gay marriage supporters. [33]


Lightning kills man on US beach
(Headline News )
One man is killed and several people are hurt following lightning strikes on crowded Venice Beach in Los Angeles- California. [34]


Court halts Arizona inmate execution
(Headline News )
A US court orders the execution of an Arizona death row man to be delayed until he gets more details about the lethal injection procedure he faces. [35]


US HIV infection rate drops a third
(Headline News )
The rate of HIV infections diagnosed in the United States has fallen by a third in the past 10 years- a new study finds. [36]


US widow wins $23.6bn tobacco payout
(Headline News )
A US court orders the countrys second largest cigarette company to pay huge damages to the wife of a smoker who died of lung cancer. [37]


Actor James Garner dies aged 86
(Headline News )
James Garner- the US star of hit TV series The Rockford Files and Maverick and films including The Great Escape- dies aged 86. [38]


VIDEO: Iranian musician on blending East and West
(Headline News )
Iranian musician Hafez Nazeri follows his dream [39]


Seeing a doctor for the first time in seven years
(Headline News )
The Americans seeing a doctor for the first time in years [40]


VIDEO: Widow wins tobacco payout
(Headline News )
A US court has ordered the countrys second largest cigarette company to pay $23.6 billion (£13.8bn) to the wife of a smoker who died of lung cancer. [41]


Would you get a tattoo of a company logo?
(Headline News )
Would you get a tattoo of a company logo? [42]


VIDEO: Cemeteries surrounded by coal mines
(Headline News )
The hilltop cemeteries surrounded by coal mining [43]


Chasing the silver dollar
(Headline News )
The entrepreneurs targeting senior citizens [44]


A man with a plan for six Californias
(Headline News )
Is it so big it should be split into six states? [45]


Internet cancellation horror story goes viral
(Headline News )
Telecom rep refuses to let customer cancel service [46]


Can healthy eating be forced on children?
(Headline News )
Can healthy eating be forced on children? [47]


The street photos of a 1950s nanny
(Headline News )
The nanny who took more than 100-000 photos of daily life [48]


In pictures: Washington wildfires
(Headline News )
Fires in north-central Washington state destroy dozens of homes [49]


VIDEO: The whalebone sculptor
(Headline News )
The man making art from the bones of ocean giants [50]


VIDEO: Has spying damaged US reputation?
(Headline News )
Have US spying and drones damaged its global reputation? [51]


Bank of America profits drop 43%
(Headline News )
Bank of America reports a 43% drop in its second-quarter profits as mortgage revenue falls and legal costs increase. [52]


Murdochs Time Warner offer rebuffed
(Headline News )
US media giant Time Warner has rejected an initial takeover approach from rival 21st Century Fox estimated at $80bn (£46.6bn). [53]


Could a child sex robot treat paedophilia?
(Headline News )
A proposed technological solutions for sex crimes- Kerrys diplomatic victory in Afghanistan- and more on downed flight MH17 [54]


AUDIO: Downton actor on anorexic wifes death
(Headline News )
Actor David Robb- whose anorexic wife killed herself- says people should realise the illness affects older women too. [55]


VIDEO: US marines test new robotic mule
(Headline News )
US marines have tested a new robotic mule at the worlds largest international maritime warfare exercise in Hawaii. [56]


Food learning theory for obese women
(Headline News )
Obese women may have a food learning impairment that could explain their attitude to food- research from Yale School of Medicine suggests. [57]


Online child abuse reports surge
(Headline News )
Reports of child abuse images found on the internet have surged this month- the BBC has learned. [58]


Petition to move sad bear to Canada
(Headline News )
Nearly 200-000 people sign a petition to get a despondent polar bear moved from an Argentina zoo to Canada. [59]


New York man dies during arrest
(Headline News )
Eric Garner suffers a fatal heart attack during an arrest in New York- after a police officer appeared to put his arm around his neck. [60]


Higher earthquake risk for eastern US
(Headline News )
A new US geological survey indicates one-third of the nation is at a higher risk of earthquakes- with 16 states in increased peril. [61]


VIDEO: The Manhattanhenge phenomenon
(Headline News )
New Yorkers have witnessed Manhattanhenge- a solar phenomenon during which all east-west streets on the citys grid system are spectacularly illuminated by the setting sun. [62]


VIDEO: Filmmaker explores bank robber past
(Headline News )
Tom Brook takes a look at the new film Evolution of a Criminal- an unusual insight into the events leading up to the bank robbery and subsequent imprisonment of Darius Clark Monroe. [63]


VIDEO: Bill and Hillary Clintons 52-year deal
(Headline News )
Bill Clinton says he made a deal with his wife Hillary that after she supported his political career for 26 years- he would do the same whatever career she chose. [64]


Three dead in California bank heist
(Headline News )
A violent police chase through three California cities following a bank robbery leaves two gunmen and a female hostage dead. [65]


Homeless man denies priest killing
(Headline News )
Gary Michael Moran- charged with killing a priest in an attack on a Roman Catholic church in Arizona in June- pleads not guilty. [66]


Broadway legend Elaine Stritch dies
(Headline News )
Broadway legend and film and television star Elaine Stritch dies at her home in Michigan at the age of 89. [67]


Canadian senator faces fraud charges
(Headline News )
Canadian authorities lay 31 charges- including bribery and fraud- against Senator Mike Duffy in an ongoing expenses row. [68]


Manning to receive gender treatment
(Headline News )
The US military will begin treatment for national security document leaker Chelsea Manning for her gender-identity condition. [69]


Forbes sold to Chinese investors
(Headline News )
After 97 years of family ownership- Forbes Media announces it has sold a majority stake of the firm to a Hong Kong-based group of international investors. [70]


Man charged over Texas family deaths
(Headline News )
A man accused of allegedly shooting dead six people- including four children- near Houston has been charged with multiple counts of murder. [71]


US sends draft notices to 1800s men
(Headline News )
The US agency that manages the nations dormant military draft apologises after sending draft registration notices to men born in the late 1800s. [72]


LeBron James announces Cavaliers return
(Headline News )
LeBron James will play again for the Cleveland Cavaliers after opting out of the final two years of his Miami Heat contract. [73]


Why are children crossing US border?
(Headline News )
Why are so many children travelling alone to US? [74]


Could this be the end of the Grand Canyon?
(Headline News )
Would shopping and cable cars ruin the Grand Canyon? [75]


HIV re-emerges in cured US girl
(Headline News )
A child born in the US with HIV and believed cured after very early treatment has now been found to still harbour the virus- doctors say. [76]


Race at issue in first lady comparison
(Headline News )
Race at issue in Obama-Kennedy Facebook post [77]


My friend the student killer
(Headline News )
How I tried to help student killer find a girlfriend [78]


US teens trail global peers in money matters
(Headline News )
US teens trail Chinese in financial literacy test [79]


Linklaters epic journey into Boyhood
(Headline News )
Richard Linklater captures the pain and joy of growing up [80]


Teen sexting prosecution prompts outrage
(Headline News )
Should exchange of texts make one teenager a criminal? [81]


VIDEO: US-Iraqi refugees reflect on sectarian crisis
(Headline News )
Iraqi refugees in US reflect on sectarian crisis at home [82]


US-German relations Groundhog Day
(Headline News )
US must find spy dispute with Germany all too familiar [83]


Underage invasion: Spinning the immigration crisis
(Headline News )
Obama rebuffs calls to visit site of immigrant crossings [84]


VIDEO: Who is the real Madeline?
(Headline News )
Iconic schoolgirl turns 75- celebrated with art exhibition [85]


Non-fans celebrate World Cups end
(Headline News )
Non-fans celebrate end of World Cup [86]


Chinese hacked US personnel data
(Headline News )
Chinese hackers broke into a US government database in an attempt to gain personal information of thousands of employees- US media report. [87]


Google to fund European start-ups
(Headline News )
Google is launching a venture capital fund to invest in promising European technology companies. [88]


Wells Fargo profits up on US economy
(Headline News )
Profits at Wells Fargo - the largest US bank - rise 3% in the second quarter- helped by a pick-up in the US economy. [89]


Esquire: 42-year-old women are still sexy
(Headline News )
A magazine article on 2014s most alluring age sparks cries of sexism. Are condescending men patting themselves on the back? [90]


Pilot buys pizza for entire plane
(Headline News )
A US pilot ordered pizzas for a plane full of passengers after their Washington- DC to Denver flight was delayed in Wyoming. [91]


Strong British showing at Emmys
(Headline News )
A host of British stars including Sherlocks Martin Freeman and Benedict Cumberbatch are nominated at this years Primetime Emmy awards. [92]


VIDEO: Roller coaster derails in California
(Headline News )
Rescue workers have freed passengers from a derailed roller coaster in Valencia- California. [93]


VIDEO: Customers line up for pot shop
(Headline News )
Customers in Washington have been lining up for the first day of legal marijuana sales. [94]


VIDEO: Im not a hero, I just ordered pizzas
(Headline News )
A pilot in the US ordered and paid for pizzas for a plane full of passengers after they were held on the tarmac in Wyoming. [95]


VIDEO: Glee stars Royal Albert Hall stand
(Headline News )
Glee star Kristin Chenoweth brings Broadway to The Royal Albert Hall [96]


VIDEO: Lost mobile phones amazing journey
(Headline News )
A US farmer who lost his mobile phone in a grain pit has it returned - nine months later from a different continent. [97]


VIDEO: Why Garths Irish comeback was axed
(Headline News )
Garth Brooks has criticised the handling of his five concerts in Dublin after they were cancelled earlier this week. [98]


VIDEO: US does not seek to contain China
(Headline News )
US Secretary of State John Kerry is in China for talks with President Xi Jinping. [99]


San Francisco parking app shuts down
(Headline News )
A service that lets people buy and sell public parking spaces in San Francisco is suspending operations in the city. [100]


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