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US nurse defies Ebola quarantine by cycling
Woman who returned to Maine after treating patients in Sierra Leone says 21-day quarantine is "scientifically unsound".
Last updated: 30 Oct 2014 16:59 GMT
US elects new governors and mayors
Bill de Blasio to be New York's first Democratic mayor as Republican Chris Christie is re-elected New Jersey governor.
Last updated: 06 Nov 2013 10:42 GMT
The Republican party's anger mismanagement
Judge Antonin Scalia sees "racial entitlement" in the basic right to vote in America, writes Schecter.
Last updated: 08 Mar 2013 12:24 GMT
The fool's gold-en rule
NRA is a "consistent nihilist", looking at a certain number of dead American children as "the cost of doing business".
Last updated: 06 Jan 2013 13:28 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
The fourth horseman of the apocalypse: Hurricane Sandy rides in
Hurricane Sandy did what no activist could have done adequately: Put climate change back on the agenda.
Last updated: 11 Nov 2012 10:58 GMT
Back at the polls again: You want to feel good, but…
Politics has become a lucrative business for media outlets, journalists and campaign consultants, writes Schechter.
Last updated: 07 Nov 2012 13:41 GMT
New York City faces post-storm housing crisis
Mayor estimates superstorm Sandy severely damaged up to 40,000 homes, just as winter weather sets in.
Last updated: 05 Nov 2012 09:29 GMT
Hurricane Sandy's disenfranchised victims in New Jersey struggle to rebuild
A devastated post-superstorm New Jersey is scrambling to recover, let alone prepare for Election Day.
Last updated: 04 Nov 2012 14:37 GMT
Heeding Hurricane Cassandra
It's irrational, in light of Hurricane Sandy, not to take action when it comes to climate change.
Last updated: 04 Nov 2012 13:56 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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