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Obama deeply troubled by US death penalty
US president to ask attorney general to analyse problems surrounding use of death penalty after failed execution.
Last updated: 03 May 2014 05:03 GMT
US Court dismisses Yemen drone strike lawsuit
Judge rejects claim by family members of US citizens killed by drones that deaths violated constitutional rights.
Last updated: 05 Apr 2014 02:34 GMT
Business as usual for Mexico's drug trade
The arrest of drug lord 'Chapo' Guzman raises the spectre of increased violence between rival cartels.
Last updated: 08 Mar 2014 15:27 GMT
US banks free to accept legal marijuana money
Government guidance intended to increase availability of banking services, such as savings accounts, to marijuana shops.
Last updated: 15 Feb 2014 00:24 GMT
US to seek death for accused Boston bomber
Attorney general says the nature of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's alleged conduct and the "resultant harm" led to the decision.
Last updated: 30 Jan 2014 20:24 GMT
Snowden speaks: Not all spying is bad
Former security contractor uses a web forum to support an independent report lambasting US government snooping.
Last updated: 24 Jan 2014 13:39 GMT
US watchdog calls NSA programme illegal
Government urged by liberties-oversight board to end collection of phone records and purge data it has collected so far.
Last updated: 24 Jan 2014 03:53 GMT
Leaders vow justice on Lockerbie anniversary
Britain, Libya and US say "full facts" of airliner bombing must come out, as victims' relatives mark 25th anniversary.
Last updated: 22 Dec 2013 00:00 GMT
Drug company to pay $2.2bn settlement
Johnson and Johnson agrees to huge sum after allegations it promoted anti-psychotic drugs for unapproved uses.
Last updated: 05 Nov 2013 08:22 GMT
Rights groups urge probe into 1985 US bombing
Rights groups call on Justice Department to probe the killing of Palestinian-American civil rights leader, Alex Odeh.
Last updated: 15 Oct 2013 03:25 GMT
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In Pictures: Floods ravage Pakistan
Al Jazeera visits Multan in Pakistan which has been inundated with floodwaters affecting more than 2.2 million people.
In Pictures: Beyond the burqa
For many the burqa is symbol of women's oppression while others call it assertion of religious or cultural identity.
In Pictures: DR Congo's dance battles
Salaam Kivu International Film Festival gives the people of war-weary eastern DR Congo a chance to forget their misery.
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