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Poor at risk as US state mulls austerity
Education, health care and welfare seen as vulnerable as California considers $8.3bn in spending cuts.
Last updated: 16 May 2012 20:03 GMT
California approves migrant college aid fund
New legislation signed by state governor allows undocumented immigrants to receive financial aid to attend college.
Last updated: 09 Oct 2011 09:08 GMT
Black magic money
Recent events such as the Japanese Tsunami and circumstances like high oil prices seem to be slowing down the US.
Last updated: 15 Jun 2011 12:39 GMT
US court orders California prisoner release
US state asked to free tens of thousands of prisoners or take other steps to prevent suffereing in overcrowded prisons.
Last updated: 23 May 2011 23:40 GMT
Mid East battle of the sociologists
A new phalanx of anthropologist-warriors are being recruited, carrying "cultural scripts" to battle.
Last updated: 11 Mar 2011 15:18 GMT
'Governator' leaves California
Arnold Schwarzenegger, the former Austrian immigrant and actor-turned politician, is replaced by Jerry Brown.
Last updated: 04 Jan 2011 07:02 GMT
Election trends and bellwethers
Republicans look to score a big victory on Election Day in House, Senate, and gubernatorial races across the US.
US Midterm Elections 2010
Last updated: 01 Nov 2010 17:58 GMT
Businesswomen win California poll
Republicans nominate two women in historic move as 12 US states vote in primary elections.
Last updated: 09 Jun 2010 09:34 GMT
California sues environmental body
State to sue US environmental protection agency for failing to set pollution standards.
Last updated: 01 Aug 2008 00:51 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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How much has the Syrian war cost the Levant?
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