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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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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
The 'Afghan Spring' turns into an 'Autumn of Discontent'
The ascent of Turkey's Ahmet Davutoglu
Are reproductive rights human rights?
Social liberalism: Hollande goes all in
Open letter to Chancellor Phyllis Wise
How a women-only beach split Turkish society
Riada Asimovic Akyol
In Pictures: Iraqi schools closed to students
Children are unable to begin classes as thousands of displaced Iraqis seek shelter in schools across the Kurdish region.
In Pictures: The Beslan massacre, 10 years on
The deadliest terror attack in modern Russia's history led to the deaths of 334 hostages, more than half children.
In Pictures: Kashmir's parkour generation
Inspired by Gaza's free runners and traceurs, parkour is making inroads in India-administered Kashmir.
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