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US Secret Service director resigns
Resignation of Julia Pierson comes after a series of security lapses involving the protection of the American president.
Last updated: 01 Oct 2014 22:21 GMT
Obama slammed for delaying immigration pledge
Anger as US president delays promise to use executive action to shield millions of young people from deportation.
Last updated: 07 Sep 2014 08:42 GMT
US orders tighter foreign airports security
Security increased at airports in Middle East and Europe with direct flights to US over concerns of a bomb attack.
Last updated: 03 Jul 2014 04:17 GMT
US border sees influx of child migrants
Most of the 47,000 children who have entered the US since last year come from troubled Central American countries.
Last updated: 17 Jun 2014 08:26 GMT
Obama fails to close Guantanamo prison
By refusing to veto the National Defence Authorisation Act, Obama has allowed the controversial facility to stay open.
Last updated: 04 Jan 2013 10:16 GMT
US official points to end of 'war on terror'
Pentagon General Counsel Jeh Johnson says US officials must ask themselves how the conflict with al-Qaeda will end.
Last updated: 01 Dec 2012 08:35 GMT
US news media to be monitored to curb leaks
A series of leaks prompts move by US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta, in an effort to stop release of government secrets.
Last updated: 20 Jul 2012 07:09 GMT
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'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.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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