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21 October 2014 Last updated at 17:31 ET

US probes 'stray Syria air drop'

The US Pentagon says it is examining an Islamic State video appearing to show militants with a weapons bundle intended for Kurdish fighters.


A storage facility in Winnipeg, Manitoba, on 21 October 2014 Infant bodies found in Canada locker

The bodies of up to four infants "of a very young age" have been found in a storage locker in Winnipeg, say police.

Darren  Vann in an undated photo Police hunt links to Indiana killings

Authorities in two US states are reviewing unsolved cases for links to an Indiana man being held on suspicion of killing seven women.

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Jon Sopel Article written by Jon Sopel Jon Sopel North America editor

The Ebola fumble in Dallas

President Obama once said the risk of an outbreak in the US was small, but mistakes at one Texas hospital have raised questions about how well the US will contain the virus.

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Katty Kay Article written by Katty Kay Katty Kay Presenter, BBC World News

US mid-terms: Southern Democrats run from Obama to survive

Louisiana is one the key Senate races in November's mid-term elections. The BBC's Katty Kay went to see why southern Democrats are distancing themselves from President Obama.

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