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US Senate panel approves Hagel nomination
Armed services committee in 14-11 decision to allow full vote in Senate for Chuck Hagel to become US defence secretary.
Last updated: 13 Feb 2013 11:56 GMT
50 shades of GOP
The Republicans know no bounds when it comes to saying one thing and doing another.
Last updated: 17 Oct 2012 06:44 GMT
The rock party is over
The Republican party has transformed itself since the 1980s with the evaporation of the old establishment, says writer.
Last updated: 22 Sep 2011 11:34 GMT
Democrats retain US Senate
A narrowly contested Nevada seat that was won by top Democrat Harry Reid proves to be a real face saver for Obama.
Last updated: 03 Nov 2010 15:59 GMT
BP set to smother oil leak with mud
Energy giant tests "top kill" method to plug disastrous leak in Gulf of Mexico.
Last updated: 26 May 2010 11:49 GMT
Anger mounts over US oil spill
US government warns it will push BP out of clean-up operation if progress is not made.
Last updated: 24 May 2010 15:38 GMT
Obama blames BP and orders probe
US president sets up commission to investigate spill as thick oil chokes marshlands.
Last updated: 23 May 2010 05:34 GMT
Obama forms oil spill panel
US president unveils new commission to investigate Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Last updated: 22 May 2010 15:58 GMT
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Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
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American Muslims' ongoing civil rights fight
Muslims and Arabs in the US say they face discrimination in many areas of life, 13 years after the 9/11 attacks.
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