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Kidnapped US baby found by jogger
(Headline News )
A baby caught up in a car-jacking has been reunited with its mother after being found by the side of road by a woman out jogging. [1]


US no-fly rules unconstitutional
(Headline News )
A federal judge has ruled the US no-fly list deprives people of their constitutional right to travel without giving them a way to clear their names. [2]


Magnificent Seven star Wallach dies
(Headline News )
US actor Eli Wallach- whose best known films included The Magnificent Seven and Sergio Leones The Good- the Bad and the Ugly- dies aged 98. [3]


US special forces arrive in Iraq
(Headline News )
The first US troops deployed to assist the Iraqi army in combating a growing Sunni militant insurgency have arrived- the Pentagon says. [4]


Washington family vault reveals history
(Headline News )
What a family vault reveals about Washington history [5]


Authors and readers head for Costco
(Headline News )
How did Costco come to shape our taste in books? [6]


New Yorks forgotten Little Germany
(Headline News )
The day trip that devastated New Yorks German community [7]


Fighting Ivy League rape
(Headline News )
Students fight US universities inaction on sex assault [8]


US footballs Amazonian heartbreak
(Headline News )
Harsh words for US team after last-gasp goal [9]


Erin Brockovich says Essure unsafe
(Headline News )
Erin Brockovich is back- fighting for a new cause [10]


VIDEO: Learning English to be a better mother
(Headline News )
Learning English to become a better parent [11]


How the CIA secretly published Dr Zhivago
(Headline News )
How the CIA was the first to publish Dr Zhivago in Russian [12]


Does US really have most fans in Brazil?
(Headline News )
Does the US really have the most fans at the World Cup? [13]


US senator beats Tea Party rival
(Headline News )
US Republican Senator Thad Cochran- who is seeking midterm re-election- narrowly beats a Tea Party rival in a high-profile primary in Mississippi. [14]


VIDEO: When bees swarm who you gonna call?
(Headline News )
When you see a swarm- who you gonna call? [15]


France claims victory in Alstom deal
(Headline News )
The boss of rail and energy group Alstom says the $17bn deal to sell most of its power business to General Electric will protect Frances interests and save jobs. [16]


Shire forecasts $10bn sales by 2020
(Headline News )
British drugs firm Shire has said it expects to double its current product sales to $10bn by 2020 as it tries to fend off a $46bn (£27bn) bid from US rival AbbVie. [17]


The danger of emotional machines
(Headline News )
A German journalist worries that artificial intelligence will soon be able to trick and influence humans. [18]


VIDEO: $40m payout in New York jogger case
(Headline News )
New York City is to pay $40m (£24m) to five men wrongfully convicted in the brutal 1989 rape of a jogger in Central Park. [19]


VIDEO: US-Iran relations: A brief guide
(Headline News )
The BBC News looks at more than 60 years of tricky relations between Iran and the US [20]


VIDEO: Clint Eastwoods musical make-over
(Headline News )
Clint Eastwood takes his inspiration from the stage as he adapts Broadway and West End hit Jersey Boys for the big screen [21]


VIDEO: Rob Ford auditions held in Toronto
(Headline News )
Auditions have been taking place in Toronto for Rob Ford The Musical- as the embattled mayor announced his intention to return to work on 30 June after rehabilitation treatment for substance abuse. [22]


VIDEO: Iraqi family in US fear being killed if they return
(Headline News )
An Iraqi who worked as an interpreter for the US military now has a visa to live in America. But his parents- who are visiting him in California- fear being killed if they return to Baghdad. [23]


VIDEO: Obama dismisses Syria arms fantasy
(Headline News )
President Obama has dismissed the idea that supplying US arms to Syrian rebels would have toppled President Assad- calling it a fantasy. [24]


VIDEO: Close-up look at Harleys electric bike
(Headline News )
Iconic motorbike manufacturer Harley-Davidson has revealed its first electric motorcycle. [25]


VIDEO: A united Iraq is stronger says Kerry
(Headline News )
US Secretary of State John Kerry tells the BBCs Kim Ghattas a united Iraq is a stronger Iraq as he visits the northern Iraqi city of Irbil to hold talks with Kurdish leaders- as Sunni rebels continue their offensive. [26]


San Francisco bans parking app
(Headline News )
An app which lets people sell their parking space to the highest bidder has been banned in San Francisco. [27]


New US homes sales hit six-year high
(Headline News )
Sales of new US homes surged to a six-year high in May suggesting the housing market is recovering from its recent slowdown. [28]


Bob Dylan lyrics set auction record
(Headline News )
A working draft of one of Bob Dylans most popular songs- Like a Rolling Stone- sets a record at auction for a popular music manuscript. [29]


Lucas museum to be built in Chicago
(Headline News )
Star Wars creator George Lucas selects Chicago as the future site of a museum of his film memorabilia and prized art collection. [30]


Nine people shot in Miami attack
(Headline News )
Two people have died and and seven people were wounded in a shooting overnight in Miami- police say. [31]


Asiana plane crash crew at fault
(Headline News )
The crew of the Asiana flight that crashed in San Francisco over-relied on automated systems the head of the US transport safety agency says. [32]


2-2 game most viewed in US history
(Headline News )
The match between USA and Portugal- which finished with high drama- was the most viewed football game in US history- provisional figures suggest. [33]


US to take significant step on climate
(Headline News )
US unveiling major bid to curb carbon dioxide emissions [34]


VIDEO: Man windsurfed from Cuba to US
(Headline News )
The Cuban who windsurfed to the US through shark-infested waters [35]


Climbers missing on US Mt Rainier
(Headline News )
Hopes are fading for six climbers who have gone missing on Mount Rainier in the north-western US state of Washington. [36]


US paper co-owner dies in plane fire
(Headline News )
The co-owner of The Philadelphia Inquirer- Lewis Katz- is killed in a private jet that burst into flames near Boston. [37]


Brady Bunch star Ann B Davis dies
(Headline News )
Ann B Davis- the American actress best known for her role as Alice Nelson- the housekeeper in The Brady Bunch- dies at the age of 88. [38]


Obama to unveil curbs on coal power
(Headline News )
US President Obama is to unveil new rules for coal-burning power plants aimed at dramatically cutting emissions that contribute to global warming. [39]


US parties clash over prisoner deal
(Headline News )
A row erupts over the deal to swap Guantanamo Bay detainees for a Taliban-held soldier- with Republicans warning it could put Americans at risk. [40]


VIDEO: Our son needs time to decompress
(Headline News )
US soldier Sgt Bowe Bergdahl- who has been released after nearly five years in captivity in Afghanistan- needs time to decompress- his parents have told a news conference. [41]


VIDEO: Hagels tough words for China
(Headline News )
The US defence secretary has accused China of destabilising the South China Sea- saying its action is threatening the regions long-term progress. [42]


VIDEO: Martin Luther Kings Tyneside speech
(Headline News )
Rare film of a speech given by Martin Luther King will be screened to those who were there over 40 years ago. [43]


Mickelson defiant over trading probe
(Headline News )
US golfer Phil Mickelson insists he has done absolutely nothing wrong after the FBI launched an insider trading investigation. [44]


Jesus Christ Superstar US tour axed
(Headline News )
A US touring production of Jesus Christ Superstar starring former Sex Pistols frontman John Lydon is cancelled 10 days before it was due to start. [45]


Unpopular but unforgettable: Glazers Man Utd legacy
(Headline News )
Malcolm Glazer was unpopular at Man Utd but unforgettable [46]


What do young Harvard graduates believe?
(Headline News )
What do Harvards bright young things believe? [47]


Obama speech in full with analysis
(Headline News )
Barack Obamas policy speech in full with video commentary [48]


How common is vitiligo?
(Headline News )
How common is the skin condition vitiligo? [49]


VIDEO: Was a spy the key to Mid-East peace?
(Headline News )
How a US spy almost brokered peace in the Middle East [50]


VIDEO: Suit ages wearer 60 years in 20 mins
(Headline News )
Ageing suit shows young people how it feels to be 80 years old [51]


Bear takes nap on electricity pole
(Headline News )
Bear goes to sleep on electricity pole in Saskatchewan [52]


Seth MacFarlane: From Family Guy to leading man
(Headline News )
Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane on offending people [53]


VIDEO: What do Americans want in a leader?
(Headline News )
What do the American people want in a president? [54]


How US universities spent a windfall
(Headline News )
What US universities did with lump sums from secret donor [55]


US man was Syria suicide bomber
(Headline News )
A US man carried out a suicide bombing in Syria- in what is thought to be the first such attack by an American citizen- the state department confirms. [56]


Legal wrangle over NBA team sale
(Headline News )
The NBA tentatively backs the sale of the LA Clippers to ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer but a lawyer for owner Donald Sterling says he may sue. [57]


White House spokesman steps down
(Headline News )
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney is stepping down after three years as Barack Obamas chief spokesman- the president says. [58]


Man lied to police on Boston plot
(Headline News )
Officials in the US state of Massachusetts charge a 23-year-old man with lying to police and destroying evidence in the Boston bombings inquiry. [59]


US Veterans chief Shinseki resigns
(Headline News )
Embattled US Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki resigns amid a scandal over delayed care and falsified records at the agencys hospitals. [60]


Southwest fined for deceptive ads
(Headline News )
Budget airline Southwest is fined $200-000 by US regulators for TV adverts that promised non-existent low fares. [61]


Ford recalls 1.4m cars due to fault
(Headline News )
US car giant Ford recalls a total of 1.4 million cars- the majority of which are sport utility vehicles sold in North America- due to a possible loss of power steering. [62]


Nothing will change US gun laws
(Headline News )
What in the World: Americans should admit an occasional massacre is an acceptable price for gun freedom- Pentagon Papers leaker defends Edward Snowden- and Indian press ignores hanged girls. [63]


VIDEO: Dr Dre celebrates $3bn Apple deal
(Headline News )
Apple has confirmed it will buy headphone maker and music-streaming service provider Beats Electronics. [64]


AUDIO: Nonsense that Snowden was spy
(Headline News )
Former CIA officer Robert Baer discusses Edward Snowdens claims he was trained as a spy- and the implications of his actions. [65]


VIDEO: CCTV of Santa Barbara shootings
(Headline News )
CCTV of the moment Elliot Rodger opened fire on a Santa Barbara deli has been released. [66]


VIDEO: Millionaire hides free cash across US
(Headline News )
A mystery benefactor has been leading social media users on a treasure hunt for hidden money in the US cities of San Francisco and San Jose. [67]


VIDEO: US storm chaser struck by lightning
(Headline News )
A US storm chaser says he has survived being struck by lightning- while inadvertently capturing the incident on camera. [68]


VIDEO: US skyscraper viewing deck cracks
(Headline News )
A part of Chicagos Willis Towers glass observation ledge cracked while people were inside- 103 storeys up. [69]


VIDEO: SpaceX unveils no runway capsule
(Headline News )
SpaceX has unveiled a new spacecraft which it says will be able to take-off and land anywhere on Earth. [70]


Dallaire to leave Canadian Senate
(Headline News )
Retired Gen Romeo Dallaire- the commander of UN peacekeeping forces in Rwanda during the 1994 genocide- says he will resign from Canadas Senate. [71]


Embattled veterans chief fights on
(Headline News )
Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki calls the delays to veterans medical care reprehensible as calls mount for him to resign. [72]


City ends bid to curb Sriracha maker
(Headline News )
A California city drops a lawsuit it lodged against the maker of a popular Asian-style pepper sauce after residents complained of the odour. [73]


VIDEO: Moment Spelling Bee finalists both won
(Headline News )
The two finalists of the Scripps National Spelling Bee competition were both named champions for the first time since 1962. [74]


Microsoft ex-CEO wins Clippers bid
(Headline News )
Microsofts former CEO Steve Ballmer reaches a potential record deal to buy the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team for $2bn (£1.2bn). [75]


US House upholds medical marijuana
(Headline News )
Democrats and Republicans band together to block the Department of Justice from interfering with state laws permitting medical marijuana use. [76]


US says China destabilising force
(Headline News )
US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel accuses Beijing of destabilising the South China Sea- and urges Thailands coup leaders to restore democracy. [77]


No contest plea in school shooting
(Headline News )
A 12-year-old New Mexico boy accused of shooting two classmates in January will not contest the charges against him- his lawyers tell a court. [78]


Apple and Google settle patent row
(Headline News )
Mobile phone industry giants Apple and Google agree to dismiss lawsuits they have brought against each other over technology patents. [79]


Saviour cat to pitch baseball
(Headline News )
The cat in California who was caught on video saving a boy from a dog is invited to throw the first pitch at a baseball game. [80]


TV journalist Barbara Walters retires
(Headline News )
Legendary US broadcaster Barbara Walters is retiring from a 52-year career with a last appearance on her daytime show- The View. [81]


Viewpoints: US-India relations
(Headline News )
What India election result means for US relations [82]


Arkansas court halts gay marriages
(Headline News )
The highest court in the US state of Arkansas halts gay marriages there pending an appeal against a lower ruling overturning a voter-approved ban. [83]


Why people get tattoos of their employers logo
(Headline News )
Why people get tattoos of their employers logo [84]


Will the US bring back firing squads?
(Headline News )
Could the firing squad replace lethal injection in US? [85]


Michael Sams reality show felt icky
(Headline News )
What in the World: Openly gay American football players television show is postponed- US diplomat condemns illegal occupation of Ukraine- and no schoolgirl-swap deal for Boko Haram. [86]


VIDEO: Idaho governor debate goes viral
(Headline News )
Two fringe candidates stole the show in a primary debate between Idaho Republicans. [87]


VIDEO: Apocalyptic scenes as wildfires rage
(Headline News )
Firefighters beat back parts of the nine blazes raging in southern California- but a flare-up of a wildfire in San Marcos has forced new evacuations. [88]


Kim and Kanye to marry in Florence
(Headline News )
Reality television star Kim Kardashian and rapper Kanye West will tie the knot in Florence- Italy- on 24 May. [89]


General Motors fined $35m over recall
(Headline News )
The US government fines General Motors $35m(£20.8m) for delays in recalling small cars with faulty ignition switches. [90]


California wildfires rage overnight
(Headline News )
Firefighters continued overnight to battle wildfires in California- which have burned more than 11-000 acres and forced thousands of evacuations. [91]


Sterling will not pay NBA fine
(Headline News )
Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has said he will refuse to pay a $2.5m (£1.5m) fine from the league for racist comments- US media report. [92]


Could Boris Johnson be UK PM and then be US president?
(Headline News )
Could Boris Johnson be UK PM and then be US president? [93]


VIDEO: One womans electronics revolution
(Headline News )
Meet the inventor engineering a technology revolution [94]


Who would want the right to be forgotten?
(Headline News )
The things people want removed from search results [95]


Report decries tobacco child labour
(Headline News )
Why US children as young as 12 pick tobacco [96]


In pictures: California wildfire
(Headline News )
Brush fire in southern California destroys houses [97]


VIDEO: Inside September 11 memorial museum
(Headline News )
A look inside the 9/11 memorial museum in New York [98]


VIDEO: Glimpse of Victorian life in London
(Headline News )
Whistlers portrait of Victorian life along the Thames [99]


Is the craft beer craze going to cause a hops shortage?
(Headline News )
Are hipsters going to cause a shortage of hops? [100]


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