BBC News - US & Canada
US Vice-President Mike Pence made the claim on the same day as an apparent suicide bombing in Manbij.
It would be the second case of a Canadian going missing in the West African country in recent weeks.
US college gymnast Katelyn Ohashi's floor routine became a viral hit and has had more than 60 million views in four days.
A US-born journalist working for Iranian media was allegedly subjected to "violent and abusive" treatment.
The author's local newspaper pledges to reinstate book reviews after his fans take out subscriptions.
Jazz Sexton works for the IRS and because of the government shutdown, isn't able to get her medication.
He appeared to lead a typical suburban life - but he was secretly involved in international espionage.
More than 30,000 teachers have walked out demanding more support staff, smaller class sizes and better pay.
Rahaf Mohammed makes her first public statement since arriving in Canada after being granted asylum.
Very few people have the luxury of choosing between two careers, but 21 year-old Kyler Murray has the chance to turn pro in two different sports.
National college football champions, the Clemson Tigers, tucked in to a takeaway dinner during their visit to the White House.
People without internet access have fewer life chances than those that do. How can we close the gap?
Singer Abdul Salam Maftoon's similarity to Canada's PM has caught people's attention on a TV talent show.
A scooter firm has apologised after issuing a journalist with legal threats over an article about its scooters.
Founder of ecological shoe brand Allbirds, Joey Zwillinger, says he treats his business partnership like his marriage.
Prince Turki al-Faisal spoke to the BBC about the current Saudi-US relationship and the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.
How the US president is failing to follow advice on negotiating that he laid out in Art of the Deal.