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In bold move on Cuba, Obama asserts powers
Shift in US domestic politics, collapse in oil prices, and international pressure led to end of Cuba isolation.
Last updated: 20 Dec 2014 11:13 GMT
Castro urges US to lift embargo on Cuba
Cuban leader says Obama's decision to renew ties deserves respect, but urges US to lift embargo against his country.
Last updated: 18 Dec 2014 10:56 GMT
US and Cuba to restore ties after 50 years
President Obama announces "new chapter" in relations as Castro hails prisoner exchange that paved way for breakthrough.
Last updated: 18 Dec 2014 04:55 GMT
Senator Durbin: Don't sell us short on Social Security
Visiting the issue of Social Security is fraught with misadventure, especially as Midterm elections approach.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2013 21:36 GMT
US no closer to deals on debt and shutdown
Republicans and Democrats fail to reach compromise on government shutdown and raising country's debt ceiling.
Last updated: 13 Oct 2013 00:38 GMT
It's not always right to keep your word
There’s nothing virtuous about keeping a powerful liar’s secret, and those in power should learn from whistle-blowers.
Last updated: 12 Jul 2013 14:21 GMT
Ricin-laced letter sent to US senator
Letter to Senator Roger Wicker of Mississippi intercepted at off-site mail facility after testing positive for ricin.
Last updated: 17 Apr 2013 02:12 GMT
Of banksters and debtors' prison
American students carry the economic consequences of an inequality based system while banksters take advantage.
Last updated: 01 Feb 2013 08:48 GMT
Obama picks CIA chief and defence secretary
US president nominates his counterterrorism adviser John Brennan as CIA director, and Chuck Hagel as defence secretary.
Last updated: 08 Jan 2013 01:16 GMT
Obama 'to nominate Hagel as Pentagon chief'
Ex-Republican senator, under scrutiny for his stands on Israel, likely to replace Leon Panetta, senior official reveals.
Last updated: 07 Jan 2013 05:26 GMT
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Displaced CAR Muslims in dire straits
UNHCR says hundreds of people trapped in Yaloke town risk death if they are not evacuated to safety urgently.
'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.
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