19 February 2014
Rio de Janeiro's leaders hope the Olympics and World Cup will turn the city into a world-class capital. But crime threatens progress.
Arizona halts executions pending a review of its death penalty procedures, after the allegedly botched lethal injection of a convicted murderer.
An American reporter for the Washington Post, his wife and two other US journalists appear to have been detained in Tehran, the newspaper says.
A man charged with killing an unarmed black woman on his suburban Detroit porch in November initially told police it was an accident, a jury hears.
US President Barack Obama urges lawmakers to end a tax loophole that allows US companies to avoid paying US corporate taxes.
A US court dismisses a lawsuit against Chiquita brought by Colombians who accuse the banana grower of paying fighters who tortured their relatives.
Five people talk about their roles in Tennessee's execution debate
US senator says PTSD from Iraq partially to blame
The heroin 'antidote' that can save overdosing addicts' lives
Why do so many children die in hot cars?
10 theories behind Brooklyn Bridge white flags
How Grizzly bears navigate Canadian forests
Struggling in the shadow of a potential Hillary Clinton campaign
Has the US finally fallen in love with the beautiful game? BBC Sport
How street art gave a Miami neighbourhood new life
A peek behind the walls of the world’s oldest medina reveals how residents live
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