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Raqqa: US coalition 'wiped city off Earth', Russia says

BBC / Middle East

Moscow accuses the West of sending aid to the Syrian city to cover up evidence of crimes.

13

Fox renewed Bill O'Reilly deal despite harassment suit

BBC / US / Canada

Twenty-First Century Fox knew O'Reilly had settled a harassment allegation when he was rehired.

11

Five former US presidents unite for hurricane relief concert

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The five living former US presidents have raised more than $31m (£23.5m) for victims.

09

World Series: Houston Astros beat New York Yankees & will face LA Dodgers

BBC / US / Canada

The Houston Astros see off the New York Yankees 4-0 in a seventh-game decider to set up a World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

06

Former US presidents gather for hurricanes fundraiser

BBC / US / Canada

The five living former US presidents have raised more than $31m (£23.5m) for victims.

02

The extra miles

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Why are more people running marathons in all 50 states - and what does it say about modern America?

Lewis Hine and the photos that changed America

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An exhibition in New York highlights the child labour photos of Lewis Hine that shocked the US.

Saturday, Oct 21

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Trump says he will allow scheduled release of JFK files

BBC / US / Canada

Classified files relating to the assassination of John F Kennedy are due to be released in days.

18

Trump 'prefers white people' claims comedian Trevor Noah

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The Daily Show host was speaking to the BBC's Newsnight programme about the US president and racism.

16

Magazine apologises to Solange for edit

BBC / US / Canada

The Evening Standard says they made "the wrong call" to edit the singer's elaborate hairstyle.

03

Missing California hikers died in apparent murder-suicide

BBC.com

Police suspect the man killed his girlfriend at Joshua Tree National Park before killing himself.

02

Paul Ryan jabs Trump and Clinton at New York charity dinner

BBC / News

The House Speaker receives plenty of laughs in a series of jokes on Trump, Clinton and Twitter.

Hostages no more

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What’s next for the North American couple and their children rescued from five years of captivity?

Finding balance

BBC / News

A new ballet tells the story of the aftermath of the racially motivated Charleston church shooting.

01

Amber Tamblyn 'believes' husband David Cross's accuser in race row

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The US actress says she believes comedian Charlyne Yi's claim that David Cross made racist comments.

Friday, Oct 20

23

Putin weighs in on Trump's performance as US president

BBC / News

The Russian president took aim at the US political system when asked about Trump's "unpredictability".

20

Canadian man found not guilty of raping wife

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A Canadian judge found that a man was not guilty of rape because he did not have criminal intent.

Anger over Donald Trump's UK crime tweet

BBC / UK

Donald Trump links rise in crime "in UK" to "radical Islamic terror", sparking a backlash in the UK.

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Trump's Renoir painting not real, says museum

BBC.com

The Chicago Institute of Art is "satisfied that our version is real" of the Impressionist work.

Texas city requires Israel pledge for hurricane relief

BBC / Middle East

Residents hit by Hurricane Harvey must pledge not to boycott Israel in exchange for federal aid.

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MH370: Malaysia in talks with US firm to restart plane search

BBC / News

The Malaysian government is exploring a "no find-no fee" style deal with Texas-based company Ocean Infinity.

Why did a black man hug a neo-Nazi skinhead?

BBC / US / Canada

A white supremacist walked into the middle of an anti-fascist rally - this is what happened next.

15

Publisher apologises for 'racist' text in medical book

BBC / US / Canada

A book detailing how to deliver pain relief to ethnic groups has been removed after criticism on social media

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Christiane Amanpour on getting the story

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CNN's global correspondent recalls a certain helicopter ride in Bosnia with Justin Webb

11

Obama and Bush decry Trump-era politics

BBC / News

The two former US presidents voiced concern about the current political climate in the US.

08

Harvey Weinstein: Tarantino knew about film mogul's alleged misconduct

BBC / Entertainment

The famed director worked closely with the Hollywood producer accused of many sexual assaults.

07

Obama and Bush decry deep US divisions without naming Trump

BBC.com

Comments by the two ex-presidents are seen as a veiled rebuke of Donald Trump's leadership.

01

White House chief of staff John Kelly defends Trump over widow remarks

BBC / News

Gen John Kelly says he is "broken-hearted" by a lawmaker's criticism of Mr Trump's condolence call.

The woman who taught us about chimps

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Famed primatologist Jane Goodall is the subject of a new documentary that includes recently unearthed footage from her explorations in Africa.

US senators respond to 'average' politicians' face photo

BBC / News

The BBC has created an image combining all members of Congress. What does Capitol Hill think of the result?