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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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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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