The Florida recount saw American democracy tested to the limits, leaving the parties and the country divided for years to come.
Could Donald Trump become the latest one-term president – and what leads to an incumbent’s re-election failure?
The polls may point to one outcome – but could we be in for a surprise again?
With mail-in balloting and early voting already taking place, misinformation is rife about the security and safety of American democracy.
A new film about a teenager abandoned by her mother is winning rave reviews with its honest portrayal of friendship.
Thousands of people have turned out in Washington DC calling for racial justice at the spot where Martin Luther King Jr delivered his I Have a Dream speech.
President Trump has issued a major disaster declaration as thousands of firefighters struggle to contain some of the worst wildfires on record.
The Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is being treated in a hospital in Berlin – where he’s said to be in a stable condition.
As lockdown restrictions are eased it can be difficult to keep up with the latest changes.
The story of Egypt – of hope and promise giving way to oppression and fear – was brought into sharp focus with the death of one prominent LGBT activist.
Across the world there are now more than 16 million cases, with infections rising. The United States is still one of the worst affected countries with more than 1100 deaths for the fourth day in a row
There’s been another night of unrest in the US state of Oregon as thousands of protesters took to the streets again in support of racial justice.
US civil rights leader and former US congressman John Lewis has died aged 80.
It’s been a month since protests began in the United States over the death of George Floyd, who was killed by a police officer in Minneapolis.
As boasts from President Donald Trump go, it’s arguably not the biggest. He had claimed that almost a million people wanted tickets to his first campaign rally in Tulsa.