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US mourns author and activist Maya Angelou
President Obama describes Maya Angelou as a "brilliant writer, a fierce friend and a truly phenomenal woman".
Last updated: 28 May 2014 19:59 GMT
Heavy security for Boston marathon
Runners from across the world have been arriving for the first marathon since the bomb attacks that killed 3 last year.
Last updated: 20 Apr 2014 19:46 GMT
US health secretary Kathleen Sebelius resigns
Sebelius, who oversaw the creation of 'Obamacare,' resigns after after botched roll-out.
Last updated: 12 Apr 2014 00:41 GMT
Meet the 'chicken from hell'
US paleontologists describe dinosaur that lived 68 million years ago as a fearsome animal that could rip prey to pieces.
Last updated: 21 Mar 2014 00:51 GMT
Hebron marks 20th anniversary of massacre
Twenty-nine Palestinians were killed and more than 100 others injured when an Israeli reservist opened fire in a mosque.
Last updated: 25 Feb 2014 08:54 GMT
Video shows US forces abducting Libyan
Nazih Abdul-Hamed Al-Ruqai is wanted in connection with the 1998 US embassy bombings in East Africa.
Last updated: 11 Feb 2014 04:45 GMT
US court probes 70-year-old murder trial
Supporters of a black teen executed for the murder of two white girls in 1944 say the trail was unfair and racist.
Last updated: 23 Jan 2014 11:56 GMT
US execution revives death penalty row
Family says Ohio inmate, convicted of rape and murder of pregnant woman in 1989, had agonising death.
Last updated: 18 Jan 2014 03:31 GMT
US Catholic church abuse goes public
6000-page Chicago document details sexual abuse by priests dating mostly before 1988.
Last updated: 16 Jan 2014 11:08 GMT
Contamination hits US state's water supply
More than 100,000 people in West Virginia told not to use tap water found to have chemical used in coal industry.
Last updated: 10 Jan 2014 19:56 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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