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New York looks to loosen marijuana laws
New York Times reports that state may become the 21st US state to allow medical use of marijuana.
Last updated: 05 Jan 2014 06:48 GMT
US northeast struggles through deadly storm
Icy blizzard grounds flights and shutters schools, as another wave of frigid air begins moving through the Midwest.
Last updated: 04 Jan 2014 02:32 GMT
Larry Summers as ineffectual regulator: Tall tales from the White House
The Obama administration is rewriting history in its bid to appoint Larry Summers as Federal Reserve Board Chair.
Last updated: 20 Aug 2013 17:42 GMT
New York governor signs gun control law
Tough new measure is the first to clear a US state legislature since gunman killed 26 people in a school last month.
Last updated: 16 Jan 2013 03:35 GMT
Flu emergency declared in New York
New York's governor makes the announcement as some 20,000 cases have been confirmed in the state alone this season.
Last updated: 13 Jan 2013 03:07 GMT
Republicans slammed over Sandy-relief delay
Leadership of US party scrambles to damp down bipartisan fury over failure to hold vote to pass emergency storm relief.
Last updated: 03 Jan 2013 19:08 GMT
Frack fight: A secret war of activists
Opening any part of the country to fracking will certainly damage the environment, beyond the planet's abity to cope.
Last updated: 21 Nov 2012 08:13 GMT
Obama visits hurricane-hit areas of New York
US president vows to stick with New Yorkers still struggling 17 days after Super Storm Sandy struck the East Coast.
Last updated: 16 Nov 2012 10:18 GMT
Protests in US over slow power restoration
Frustrated residents express anger outside Long Island utility over electricity outages caused by the storm Sandy.
Last updated: 11 Nov 2012 03:41 GMT
A struggle to vote in storm-ravaged states
Confusion and long lines at polling places in New York and New Jersey, still recovering from aftermath of Sandy.
Last updated: 06 Nov 2012 15:14 GMT
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Displaced CAR Muslims in dire straits
UNHCR says hundreds of people trapped in Yaloke town risk death if they are not evacuated to safety urgently.
'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
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