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US government back to work after fiscal deal
Thousands of federal workers return to work across US after 16 days of partial shutdown.
Last updated: 18 Oct 2013 02:31 GMT
House vote delayed as US debt deadline nears
Fitch Ratings warns it could cut the US sovereign credit rating for failure of political leaders to raise debt ceiling.
Last updated: 16 Oct 2013 09:18 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
US Republicans offer temporary debt deal
White House says President Obama held "good meeting" with Republican legislators on resolving budget crisis.
Last updated: 11 Oct 2013 05:31 GMT
Obama pressures Congress over shutdown
US president asks Congress to end shutdown and lift debt ceiling, warning "we can't make extortion routine" in politics.
Last updated: 09 Oct 2013 03:41 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 cancels Asia trip over US shutdown
US President scraps plans to attend APEC summit as he seeks to break deadlock between Democrats and Republicans.
Last updated: 04 Oct 2013 05:26 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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'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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