Trump insists he’s not under FBI investigation

Trump insists he’s not under FBI investigation

Media captionWhat do Trump supporters think about Comey’s firing? US President Donald Trump has insisted he is not under investigation, as he dismissed the FBI director he fired as a “showboat” and “grandstander”. Mr Trump also revealed to NBC News it was his decision to sack James Comey. Mr Comey was leading an inquiry into […]

Arctic summit: Alaskan fears amid the vanishing ice

Arctic summit: Alaskan fears amid the vanishing ice

Media captionThe BBC’s James Cook explains why the Arctic Circle summit in Alaska matters. It’s springtime in Alaska and a gentle drip-drip and occasional creak and crack tells you that the winter ice on the shore of the Bering Sea is melting fast. In the little town of Nome (“there’s no place like Nome,” as […]

Lana, the world’s ‘saddest dog’, needs another home

Lana, the world’s ‘saddest dog’, needs another home

Image copyright Facebook/Rescue Dogs Match Image caption Lana in 2015 after she was first returned Lana the Labrador, once dubbed the saddest dog in the world, may have found a third lease on life. In 2015, the dog found a home after a Canadian animal adoption group posted a heartrending photo of the young lab […]

Missing US hiker in Montana found safe after six days

Missing US hiker in Montana found safe after six days

Image copyright Two Bear Air Image caption The Chicago-native wanted to hike out with her rescuers A woman missing for six nights in the Montana wilderness with nothing but her dog and a sweater was found by search crews. Madeline Connelly, a 23-year-old from Chicago, and her dog Mogie had been missing in the Great […]

Price praises officers who arrested reporter for questions

Price praises officers who arrested reporter for questions

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Price has led the White House effort to undo Obamacare Health Secretary Tom Price has defended the arrest of a reporter who had been questioning him during a visit to the West Virginia statehouse. The officers “did what they felt was appropriate, and we thank them for the work […]

Trump-Russia investigation: Michael Flynn ordered to hand over papers

Trump-Russia investigation: Michael Flynn ordered to hand over papers

Media captionNot all Republicans are happy with the Comey firing A US Senate panel investigating Russian interference in last year’s election has issued a rare formal demand for documents from President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser. Michael Flynn has failed to voluntarily co-operate with the investigation, the Senate Intelligence Committee says. He was forced […]

Boeing halts test flight of new plane

Boeing halts test flight of new plane

Image copyright Getty Images Boeing has temporarily halted test flights of its new 737 MAX aircraft due to possible issues with the engine. The stoppage came days before the US planemaker was due to make its first delivery of the aircraft to a customer. But Boeing said it was sticking with plans to begin MAX […]

Michael Flynn: Documents sought from ex-Trump advisor over Russia inquiry

Michael Flynn: Documents sought from ex-Trump advisor over Russia inquiry

Media captionNot all Republicans are happy with the Comey firing A US Senate panel investigating Russian interference in last year’s election has issued a formal demand for documents from President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser. Michael Flynn has failed to voluntarily co-operate with the investigation, the Senate Intelligence Committee says. He was forced to […]

Suspect in California drink-drive crash ‘deported 15 times’

Suspect in California drink-drive crash ‘deported 15 times’

Image copyright FAMILY PICTURE Image caption The boy was travelling with his parents when their car was hit A man charged in a drink-driving crash that seriously injured a California boy had been deported to Mexico 15 times in as many years, US officials say. Constantino Banda-Acosta, 38, drove his truck through a stop sign […]