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Cantor defeated in Republican primary upset
House Majority Leader loses Virginia seat to Tea Party challenger who accused him of betraying conservative principles.
Last updated: 11 Jun 2014 13:42 GMT
Next up: Rough-and-tumble South Carolina
Romney has won two states in a row, but the next could be fraught with challenges for the front-runner.
Last updated: 17 Jan 2012 13:09 GMT
Republicans derail US ambassador to El Salvador
Despite her commendable performance, Mari Carmen Aponte will not be returning to El Salvador as ambassador.
Last updated: 13 Jan 2012 19:40 GMT
Global markets tumble on debt uncertainty
US and European markets trade lower, Asian bourses tank and price of gold hits new record amid investor worries.
Last updated: 08 Aug 2011 22:43 GMT
World leaders confer on debt crisis
French and UK leaders discuss twin debt crises in Europe and US, amid calls for G7 nations to convene emergency summit.
Last updated: 07 Aug 2011 20:09 GMT
US midterms: Political freak show
During the current US midterm election campaigns, truth is most definitely stranger than fiction.
Last updated: 01 Nov 2010 20:37 GMT
Senators urge clarity on Afghan war
Concern voiced in US about lack of clear objectives in conflict as casualties mount.
Last updated: 15 Jul 2010 08:50 GMT
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Rising tide of UK anti-immigrant sentiment
Swathes of the British electorate continue to show discontent with all things European, including immigration.
A glimpse into the universe's oldest galaxies
Astronomers have captured images of primordial galaxies that helped light up the cosmos after the Big Bang.
The photo controversy over indigenous people
Critics assail British photographer's portrayal of indigenous people, but he says he's highlighting their plight.
'We got this, Bob Geldof, so back off'
As Western stars re-release 1980s charity hit, many Africans say it's a demeaning relic that can do more harm than good.
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Michael Brown, racism and America's open casket
What is a Jewish nation state?
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