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Redskins' name change demanded
Half the US Senate urged NFL Commissioner to change the Washington Redskins' name, saying it is a racist slur.
Last updated: 22 May 2014 17:09 GMT
US Congress votes to end government shutdown
President Obama signs bill approved by both chambers reopening federal government and averting a US default.
Last updated: 17 Oct 2013 11:37 GMT
US Senate approves last-minute debt deal
Agreement will avert a US default and reopen federal government once the House approves legislation and Obama signs it.
Last updated: 17 Oct 2013 01:40 GMT
Stalemate continues over US debt deal
Republicans promise to present new proposal after White House and Senate Democrats reject their earlier plan.
Last updated: 15 Oct 2013 21:45 GMT
US senators hopeful over fiscal deal
Senate Majority Leader says he is confident that Senate can reach comprehensive fiscal deal this week to avoid default.
Last updated: 15 Oct 2013 18:18 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
War was 'devastating to America' - and Iraq
A costly and deadly war, unlike a healthcare overhaul, provides more justification for shutting down the government.
Last updated: 06 Oct 2013 14:58 GMT
Obama attacks Republicans over shutdown
US president says crisis would be over in five minutes if Republicans dropped their "obsession" with health-care plan.
Last updated: 03 Oct 2013 16:07 GMT
Obama and Congress deadlocked over shutdown
No signs of progress after US president meets Congressional leaders to discuss partial shutdown of government.
Last updated: 03 Oct 2013 15:32 GMT
Obama cuts short Asia trip due to US shutdown
President Obama has postponed two stops on his four-nation Asian tour because of government shutdown, White House says.
Last updated: 02 Oct 2013 14:50 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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