The White House says the US president firmly believes this is a states' rights issue.
The move follows an emergency review of the practice after a campaign by victim support groups.
An unlikely stables in the heart of Brixton teaching more than just riding skills.
Rumours are rife about the state of Muhammadu Buhari's health - and about his grip on power.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrives in Mexico as relations between the countries remain sour.
More fruit and veg might prevent nearly eight million premature deaths each year, researchers say.
The remarkable double life of undercover agent Jack Barsky who lived the American dream at the KGB's expense.
A rainbow baby is a child born to a family following the loss of an infant. BBC News spoke to mothers who use the rainbow symbol to remember and celebrate their children.
Protesters in the US are arrested by police after a deadline passes to end the year-long protest.
Some of the poorest funded areas fear losing out in the planned shake-up of school funding.
A growing number of people are using running clubs and events as business networking opportunities.
Thousands of people are lending their eyes to those who need them.
When her late mother donated her organs, Ella hoped one of the recipients might contact her. It turned into two wonderful friendships.
Amazon ad imam called on by government to promote harmony between Muslims and other faiths.
Newly convicted killer Ian Stewart makes most of the front pages as police look again at first wife's death.
Some 10,000 people are legally driving, despite having more points than the standard threshold for a ban.
A young disabled woman discusses how she overcame barriers to find a fulfilling job in South Africa.
Forester Clive Collins was determined to keep working after breaking his back, following his dream to run a Christmas tree farm.
Why a former trader left Wall Street to target an overlooked market worth trillions globally.
Hulya Arif is one of a number of disabled women breaking into the beauty business.