Part of a road bridge has collapsed into the Skagit River in the US state of Washington
The Boy Scouts of America organisation has voted to welcome openly gay scouts from January 2014, but a ban on openly gay adult scout leaders will remain in place.
Obama brings drones out of the shadows – just a bit
The Boy Scouts of America votes to accept openly gay scouts, after a divisive campaign pitting liberals against some religious groups.
Nasa is looking for commercial operators to lease a historic launch pad in Florida used for the first Moon missions and by the space shuttles.
Four countries in Latin America – Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru – have agreed to scrap most of the tariffs on trade between their four countries.
The US tax official who supervised agents that targeted conservative groups for scrutiny ahead of the 2012 election is placed on leave, officials say.
Mark Mardell on Obama’s promise to close Guantanamo