North America

'Jungle Book' roars with $103.6 million debut

The Walt Disney Co.'s "The Jungle Book" opens with $103.6 million in North America, making it one of the biggest April debuts ever at the box office and continuing the studio's streak of unearthing live-action riches buried in its animated classics.

October 5, 2019
October 5, 2019

Trump to block immigrants unable to pay for healthcare

The US will block the entry of immigrants without health insurance or the ability to pay for medical bills, President Donald Trump reveals.

April 18, 2016
April 18, 2016

'Jungle Book' roars with $103.6 million debut

The Walt Disney Co.'s "The Jungle Book" opens with $103.6 million in North America, making it one of the biggest April debuts ever at the box office and continuing the studio's streak of unearthing live-action riches buried in its animated classics.

February 15, 2016
February 15, 2016

'Deadpool' blasts North America box office records

Superhero movie "Deadpool" dominates the North American box office on its debut weekend, taking in a record breaking $135 million and leaving its competitors in the dust, industry estimates showed Sunday.

December 31, 2015
December 31, 2015

Freak heatwave pushes temperatures at North Pole above freezing

Temperatures at the North Pole rises above freezing point, 20 degrees Celsius above the mid-winter norm and the latest abnormality in a season of extreme weather events.

September 28, 2015
September 28, 2015

Supermoon' coincides with lunar eclipse

People around the world watch the skies to observe a rare celestial event, as a lunar eclipse coincides with a so-called "supermoon".

September 4, 2015
September 4, 2015

[WATCH NOW] Black Sabbath announces their final tour

Black Sabbath have announced "The End," their farewell tour set to kick off in January in North America and Australia.

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.