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Guns a part of American childhood
(Headline News )
Why guns are a part of American childhood [1]


VIDEO: Californias new gold rush
(Headline News )
Recession drives new wave of prospectors into the wild [2]


Canada, Russia in Twitter map fight
(Headline News )
Canada and Russias snarky map battle over lost soldiers [3]


Bellis is the buzz of the Big Apple
(Headline News )
How a 15-year-old captured American hearts at the US Open? [4]


The odd objects looted from Washington DC in 1814
(Headline News )
The odd objects looted by the British from Washington in 1814 [5]


No strategy Obama reveals IS truth
(Headline News )
Obamas gaffe reveals political truth [6]


Disowned gay teen speaks out
(Headline News )
...but not discouraged - gay son in video row speaks out [7]


Making houses out of mushrooms
(Headline News )
The natural resources used to make green homes [8]


Visiting a Kurdish capital in the US
(Headline News )
Middle Eastern haven in the American south [9]


VIDEO: Dumpster divers seek out free food
(Headline News )
Living off the food other people throw away [10]


US economic growth revised upwards
(Headline News )
The US economy grew at annual pace of 4.2% in the second quarter- revised official figures show- faster than the previous estimate of 4%. [11]


Google trials drone deliveries
(Headline News )
Google reveals it has built and tested its own drones as part of a plan to make automated deliveries to remote homes as well as disaster-hit zones. [12]


Gillibrand: Congressmen called me fat, porky
(Headline News )
Stories of Capitol Hill sexual harassment provoke outrage. Now some in the media want the New York senator to name names. [13]


VIDEO: Helicopters buried in fire-drill foam
(Headline News )
A number of Black Hawk helicopters were left covered in foam after a fire drill went wrong at a US military base in Oklahoma. [14]


VIDEO: Phones to come with kill switch
(Headline News )
A new law has been passed meaning that smartphones in California will be required to come with a kill switch to render them useless if lost or stolen. [15]


VIDEO: Freed journalist overwhelmed
(Headline News )
American journalist Peter Theo Curtis- freed after nearly two years in captivity in Syria- makes a statement to the press. [16]


VIDEO: US girl shoots gun tutor dead
(Headline News )
CONTAINS DISTURBING IMAGES: A nine-year-old girl in the US has accidentally killed her shooting instructor while being shown how to use a high-powered automatic weapon. [17]


VIDEO: Taps run dry amid California drought
(Headline News )
California has been hit by its worst drought in a century and many say the problem is only going to get worse. [18]


US steps up sanctions over Iran
(Headline News )
The US has imposed new sanctions on companies and individuals in connection with Irans nuclear programme. [19]


Texas abortion provisions struck down
(Headline News )
A US judge strikes down part of a Texas abortion law that would have closed more than a dozen clinics. [20]


Cold War US spy dies in prison
(Headline News )
A former US navy sailor who led a spy ring for the Soviet Union has died in a prison medical centre at the age of 77. [21]


First openly gay NFL player dropped
(Headline News )
Michael Sam- the first openly gay player drafted into the National Football League- fails to make the final roster for the St Louis Rams. [22]


US senators urge arms for Ukraine
(Headline News )
Key American senators call for the US to send weapons to help Ukraine fight what they say is a Russian invasion. [23]


VIDEO: TV crew member killed filming robbery
(Headline News )
A member of a television crew filming for reality TV show- Cops- has been accidentally killed in cross fire by police officers who had responded to a robbery in Omaha. [24]


VIDEO: Giant waves sweep California coast
(Headline News )
Southern California has been inundated by a surge of rising seawater brought on by Hurricane Marie- which hit Mexicos Pacific coast. [25]


Tougher NFL domestic violence policy
(Headline News )
The NFL has toughened its policy on domestic violence which could lead to a lifetime ban for a second offence. [26]


Rivers resting after health scare
(Headline News )
US comedienne Joan Rivers- 81- is resting comfortably and with her family after reportedly going into cardiac arrest during surgery on her vocal cords. [27]


No charges in US accidental shooting
(Headline News )
Officials say there will be no charges following an incident in which a nine-year-old girl fatally shot a gun range instructor. [28]


Legroom row diverts second US flight
(Headline News )
A US flight bound for Europe diverts after a mid-air fight between passengers over legroom- in the second such incident in a week. [29]


Ex-governors corruption case closes
(Headline News )
The corruption case of former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife has gone to a jury after a 25-day trial. [30]


Mom arrested for swearing at children
(Headline News )
Public nuisance infraction another example of parenting police gone wild- halting Japans consumption tax hike- and Russians grow wary of Ukrainian adventure. [31]


VIDEO: Dont shoot slogan in Brown case
(Headline News )
The governor of the US State of Missouri has promised a thorough investigation into the death of an unarmed black teenager shot by police. [32]


VIDEO: Family condemns CCTV robbery footage
(Headline News )
The family of Michael Brown- the unarmed black teenager shot dead on Saturday by a police officer in the US state of Missouri- has condemned the release of CCTV footage showing a robbery at a convenience store. [33]


Emmys honour Uzo Aduba and Sherlock
(Headline News )
Actress Uzo Aduba- TV host Jimmy Fallon and BBC drama Sherlock are among the main winners at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. [34]


SeaWorld to redesign its whale tank
(Headline News )
The US marine park SeaWorld is to build a new killer whale enclosure as criticism grows over how the park handles the animals. [35]


Johnny Cashs childhood home opens
(Headline News )
Country music legend Johnny Cashs childhood home is opened to the public as part of a drive to revitalise the Arkansas town where he grew up. [36]


Texas governor vows to fight charges
(Headline News )
Texas Governor Rick Perry vows to fight an indictment against him for abuse of power- which he has dismissed as a politicised farce. [37]


Governor criticises riot town police
(Headline News )
Missouri governor Jay Nixon criticises police for releasing CCTV footage which apparently shows shooting victim Michael Brown stealing from a shop. [38]


VIDEO: Baby giraffes draw crowds to US zoos
(Headline News )
Baby giraffes have been drawing crowds to zoos in Houston- Texas and San Diego- California. [39]


VIDEO: Criticism grows over Missouri unrest
(Headline News )
US police fired smoke bombs and tear gas at a crowd which defied an overnight curfew in Ferguson- where a black teenager was shot dead by police last week. [40]


Germany spied on Kerry and Clinton
(Headline News )
Media reports in Germany say spies accidentally recorded calls made by US Secretary of State John Kerry and his predecessor Hillary Clinton. [41]


Adult actress tweets alleged assault
(Headline News )
MMA fighter accused on Twitter of brutal domestic assault [42]


Military tactics in US war zone
(Headline News )
Has Ferguson turned into Fergustan? [43]


Start of a libertarian moment?
(Headline News )
Rand Paul and others break from law and order conservatives [44]


How to crack the US market
(Headline News )
How British firms can best succeed in the US market [45]


VIDEO: I can buy food I dont even recognise
(Headline News )
African refugees settle into new lives in suburban America [46]


Moments of silence for Michael Brown
(Headline News )
Social media protests over Ferguson police tactics [47]


VIDEO: What jobs will robots take over?
(Headline News )
Whats the chance a robot will take your job? [48]


What does America have for breakfast?
(Headline News )
What does America have for breakfast? [49]


Cisco makes 6,000 more job cuts
(Headline News )
Network equipment giant Cisco Systems announces plans to cut 6-000 more jobs - its third jobs cull in three years. [50]


Buffetts Berkshire shares hit record
(Headline News )
Shares in Warren Buffetts Berkshire Hathaway top $200-000 for the first time- valuing the firm at an estimated $326bn. [51]


A new, complicated chapter in Ferguson
(Headline News )
Revelations that Michael Brown was a robbery suspect complicate the Ferguson case. Does Missouri law allow police to shoot fleeing suspected felons? [52]


VIDEO: The few female submariners in the US
(Headline News )
The BBCs Sharanjit Leyl tours the USS Michigan- a nuclear submarine which includes three women in its 170-strong crew. [53]


VIDEO: Workers carry out repairs on US tower
(Headline News )
Workers carry out maintenance on the transmitter towers of the 1-127ft (344m) John Hancock Center in Chicago. [54]


VIDEO: US cities raise hands for shot teen
(Headline News )
Thousands of people have held vigils across the US in honour of a black teenager killed by police in Missouri. [55]


VIDEO: Celebrities take on ice bucket challenge
(Headline News )
The Ice Bucket Challenge involves people pouring cold water over themselves and posting videos on the internet. [56]


VIDEO: Sprinter, 99, claims 100m record
(Headline News )
Ida Keeling - a 99-year-old woman from New York- is claiming a new record as the fastest sprinter of her age over 100 metres. [57]


VIDEO: Two US states swap weather systems
(Headline News )
Unusual weather in the Western US has caused an apparent swap in weather systems between Arizona and Washington State. [58]


US actress Lauren Bacall dies at 89
(Headline News )
Lauren Bacall- one of Hollywoods biggest post-war stars- has died at home in New York after a career spanning seven decades. [59]


Unseen Warhol films to be digitised
(Headline News )
New Yorks Museum of Modern Art is to digitise hundreds of unseen Andy Warhol films and screen them for the public. [60]


Williams had Parkinsons at death
(Headline News )
Robin Williams was suffering from the early stages of Parkinsons disease at the time of his death- his wife has said. [61]


VIDEO: Extraordinary scenes after teen death
(Headline News )
A change in police tactics in the aftermath of the killing of US teenager Michael Brown in Missouri turns four days of violence into peace. BBCs Aleem Maqbool reports. [62]


VIDEO: US helping Iraqis take the fight to IS
(Headline News )
Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Admiral John Kirby tells the BBCs Laura Trevelyan in some areas- Iraqi forces are taking the fight to the Islamic State. [63]


Police to aid Brown death inquiry
(Headline News )
Police in the St Louis suburb of Ferguson say they will co-operate fully with investigations into the shooting of an unarmed black teenager. [64]


Slenderman victim thanks governor
(Headline News )
The family of a 12-year-old allegedly stabbed by two schoolgirls have thanked the governor of Wisconsin- who honoured her with a special day. [65]


Artists claim Brooklyn Bridge stunt
(Headline News )
Two German artists claim responsibility for hoisting white flags atop New Yorks iconic Brooklyn Bridge last month- removing official US flags. [66]


Casey Kasem burial to be in Norway
(Headline News )
Casey Kasems body is being moved to Oslo for burial- according to a Norwegian newspaper- amid a family feud over his remains. [67]


Obama: We broke north Iraq siege
(Headline News )
US President Barack Obama says US forces have broken a siege in north Iraq- to help rescue tens of thousands of people trapped on a mountain. [68]


Slain US teenager robbery suspect
(Headline News )
Michael Brown- the black teenager shot by police in Ferguson- Missouri- was a suspect in a robbery just moments earlier- police say. [69]


Five US generals killed in action
(Headline News )
What the death of generals tells us about warfare [70]


From America’s murder capital to boomtown
(Headline News )
Washington DC’s journey from murder capital to boomtown [71]


VIDEO: When Americans trusted their government
(Headline News )
Americans trust government less now than at Watergate [72]


When New York was graffiti central
(Headline News )
When New York was famous for being covered with graffiti [73]


VIDEO: Nixon tapes reveal diabolical pragmatist
(Headline News )
What Nixon tapes tell us about president’s foreign policy [74]


Crowley: War on terror now local
(Headline News )
PJ Crowley on Obamas refocusing of Bushs fight [75]


Diner offers prayer discount
(Headline News )
How a US cafes 15% prayer discount sparked an internet row [76]


Readers pick women for the dollar
(Headline News )
Readers say which women they want to see on the US dollar [77]


Rare tropical storm batters Hawaii
(Headline News )
A rare tropical storm battering Hawaii has already caused power blackouts and block roads on one island- but no deaths have been reported. [78]


Republicans pick Cleveland for 2016
(Headline News )
The Republican Party chooses Cleveland in the battleground state of Ohio as the site of its 2016 convention- party leaders say. [79]


Reagan aide Brady death a homicide
(Headline News )
The recent death of ex-White House aide James Brady is ruled a homicide- 33 years after he was wounded in a 1981 attempt on President Reagans life. [80]


Canada launches Arctic seabed quest
(Headline News )
Canada launches a mission to map the Arctic seabed to support its claim for oil-rich undersea territory up to the North Pole. [81]


US in new strikes on Iraq militants
(Headline News )
The US military says it has carried out four new air strikes on militants to defend Yazidi refugees trapped in mountains in northern Iraq. [82]


US trade deficit narrows in June
(Headline News )
The US trade deficit fell 7% to $41.5bn in June after a sharp drop in imports- figures from the Department of Commerce show. [83]


Could Iraq become Obamas war?
(Headline News )
Pundits examine the US role in the Middle East - and the presidents decision to act. [84]


VIDEO: Airport weapon check can be hacked
(Headline News )
Airport security screening technology is vulnerable to hacking- a security researcher has warned at the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas. [85]


AUDIO: Mum: Why I left children in hot car
(Headline News )
A US mother defends her decision to leave her two young children in a hot car whilst she attended a job interview. [86]


VIDEO: NYs Little Liberia Ebola fears
(Headline News )
BBC News speaks to members of the largest Liberian community outside Monrovia in Staten Island- New York. [87]


VIDEO: Boring town and Dull village twinned
(Headline News )
Glenn Campbell meets Boring residents of a town in America that has a special relationship with Dull people in Scotland. [88]


VIDEO: John Kerry: IS action wake-up call
(Headline News )
US Secretary of State John Kerry has described the ongoing campaign by IS militants in Iraq as showing the warning signs of genocide. [89]


VIDEO: Can US secret serum cure Ebola?
(Headline News )
Alastair Leithead visits the San Diego research centre where a serum used on two US Ebola patients was developed. [90]


US porch killer guilty of murder
(Headline News )
A Detroit-area man is found guilty of second-degree murder for killing an unarmed black woman who banged on his door at night last year. [91]


US will not see Ebola outbreak
(Headline News )
The head of the US infectious disease agency- the CDC- says he is confident the US will not suffer a large outbreak of the deadly virus Ebola. [92]


Plagiarism row senator leaves race
(Headline News )
Democratic Montana Senator John Walsh drops his campaign for office amid allegations he plagiarised part of a university paper he wrote in 2007. [93]


Jonestown remains found in Delaware
(Headline News )
The cremated remains of nine victims of the 1978 mass cult suicide in Jonestown- Guyana- are found in a former funeral home in Delaware. [94]


Three US migrant shelters to close
(Headline News )
Three emergency shelters housing an influx of children from Central America who entered the US illegally will be closed because numbers are falling. [95]


Kerry: US investment helping Africa
(Headline News )
US investment in Africa is fighting extremism- bringing stability and improving Africans lives- US Secretary of State John Kerry tells the BBC. [96]


Fox withdraws bid for Time Warner
(Headline News )
Rupert Murdochs 21st Century Fox withdraws its bid to purchase US entertainment giant Time Warner for an estimated $80bn. [97]


How Ethiopians in the US cling onto their heritage
(Headline News )
How Ethiopian children in the US rediscover their roots [98]


More buck for your Big Bang Theory
(Headline News )
Are the cast of Big Bang Theory really worth $1m per epsiode? [99]


VIDEO: Sikhs stand up to bias after attack
(Headline News )
US Sikhs stand up to hate after mass shooting [100]


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