Alaskans awoke to tsunami warnings early on Tuesday, which sent people across the region scrambling for higher ground. The warning has since been lifted with no injuries or significant damage reported.
Toy-maker K'Nex has designed a toy rollercoaster kit that children can assemble and then "ride" by wearing a virtual reality headset.The BBC's Rory Cellan-Jones tried it out at the Toy Fair 2018 exhibition in London.
Since mid-November 2017, the estimated 393,000 people in Eastern Ghouta have been subjected to airstrikes, shelling and bombardment on an almost daily basis by government forces and their allies. The BBC has obtained shocking footage from the besieged area of Eastern Ghouta in Syria where 200 people
Andrea Dunlop said her mother was not given "any care, she really just got accommodation" at a sheltered housing residency.Hazel Smith's decomposed body was discovered in her flat in March 2017 after police were called to break down the door.Mrs Dunlop said it is not clear how her mother
Former England player Joey Barton was banned by the Football Association in April 2017 for breaching betting rules.He told the Today programme he thinks he'll always be in recovery from the addiction.
Russia's Olympic punishment is not enough according to Dick Pound, a senior member of the International Olympic Committee. Pound sent a highly critical, private letter to the IOC president, explaining why he believes the committee is letting Russia off easy for widespread, state-sponsored doping.
Hurt, healing and hope are just some of the feelings an Indigenous family has dealt with following the death or disappearance of a daughter. Louisa Lafferty is just one of 1,200 or so Indigenous women across Canada who've had to live for years with the pain of losing a daughter. CBC News is following
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has a challenge to develop a gender-equal budget that will help improve the lives of women. Both Trudeau and Finance Minister Bill Morneau are in Davos, Switzerland for the World Economic Forum and both will be bringing their message of gender equity and budgeting. Canada
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's visit to Israel appears to have divided the region even further. Pence told the Israeli parliament Washington will move its embassy to Jerusalem ahead of schedule. Arab members of the Knesset heckled Pence — and were escorted out
The brother of a teenager who died after being hit by a stray bullet in Vancouver earlier this month, says the death has left a void in his family's hearts. Wilfred Wong says his family is still in shock. Police believe 15-year-old Alfred Wong was the innocent victim of a targeted shooting, but haven
U.S. lawmakers have reached a deal to end a government shutdown — for now. The temporary funding agreement passed today by Congress will be revisited in three weeks when it expires, meaning another shutdown could be on the horizon. Democrats in the senate agreed to put the standoff on hold after Republicans
The British Homing World Show of the Year is the largest gathering of pigeon fanciers in the UK.The annual event takes place in Blackpool every January and attracts thousands of visitors.BBC News met two of the competitors at what's sometimes known as the Crufts of the pigeon world.
Tool-making crows have allowed us to see the first foundations of a technological breakthrough.New Caledonian crows spontaneously make hooks out of plant material, using them to "fish" for grubs and spiders.
This road, in the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, is part of a decade-old deal between the government and Chinese investors. They're given tax-free mineral rights in exchange for billions of dollars' worth of loans for public works. But many of these projects remain unfinished. Motorcyclist