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The new left-right alliance in the US
Political convergence between Republicans and Democrats has successfully passed popular legislation.
Last updated: 15 Jun 2014 05:44 GMT
US hits Bank of America with fraud lawsuit
Justice department accuses bank of causing taxpayers more than $1bn in losses by selling toxic mortgage loans.
Last updated: 25 Oct 2012 08:53 GMT
US House to vote on cutting Pentagon budget
As US politicians debate how to cut the deficit, lobby groups are pushing for a decrease in military spending.
Last updated: 18 Jul 2012 13:20 GMT
US congressman in historic same-sex marriage
Veteran Massachusetts politician Barney Frank becomes first sitting US congressman to enter into same-sex union.
Last updated: 08 Jul 2012 20:19 GMT
Will Obama be a lame duck president?
Although it may not appear so at first, chances are that Obama will see a second term in the White House.
Last updated: 21 Feb 2012 18:37 GMT
Health care and the Ron Paul redux
In the US, 45,000 people die every year because they cannot afford basic medical services, according to a Harvard study.
Last updated: 27 Sep 2011 14:12 GMT
An opportunity to cut military spending
The recent US debt-deal calls for $1.5 trillion in spending cuts, and for once, military spending is on the table.
Last updated: 09 Aug 2011 11:52 GMT
The cautionary tale of Helen Thomas
Journalist's words a sign of things to come as US grows weary of conflict, says Mark LeVine.
Last updated: 09 Jun 2010 06:24 GMT
Bank reform clouds Davos summit
Davos summit ends with recovery warning after banking "bust-up" over global reform.
Last updated: 05 Feb 2010 03:34 GMT
Fear, racism at town hall meetings
Al Jazeera's Rob Reynolds says health care protests driven by "paranoia".
Rob Reynolds, senior Washington correspondent
Last updated: 22 Aug 2009 07:58 GMT
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'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.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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