North America

September 2, 2015
September 2, 2015

US box office receipts on course to set record

2015 is on course to be the biggest grossing year in movie history in the United States and worldwide.

August 31, 2015
August 31, 2015

Obama to rename Mount McKinley

Obama is set to announce that Mount McKinley, the tallest mountain in North America, will officially revert back to its original name of Denali.

April 30, 2015
April 30, 2015

Rubella eradicated from Americas

North and South America became the first regions of the world to eradicate rubella, or German measles, after no home-grown cases in five years.

April 7, 2015
April 7, 2015

Hackers target infrastructure in Americas

Hacking attacks that destroy rather than steal data or that manipulate equipment are far more prevalent than widely believed.