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New data shows weak US job growth
US economy added fewer jobs than expected, but saw unemployment drop as more people stopped looking for work.
Last updated: 06 Sep 2013 22:11 GMT
Guards escort Chicago children to class
Gang violence in the city prompts a show of force to protect young students from upswing in gun crime.
Last updated: 27 Aug 2013 02:54 GMT
Chicago children brave risks to attend school
School closures force students to walk farther and sometimes through gang zones to get to class.
Last updated: 26 Aug 2013 14:54 GMT
Obese-only US gym shows big results
Downsize Fitness is picky about its members, accepting only those 23 kilos overweight or more.
Last updated: 13 Aug 2013 15:57 GMT
Hopes for jobs soar over US pipeline
Locals welcome plans by Enbridge to carry toxic tar sands oil across American Midwest despite environmental concerns.
Last updated: 11 Aug 2013 14:36 GMT
Google tests new technologies in Kansas City
Search giant testing new fiber-optic internet service at speeds 100 times the national average.
Last updated: 07 Aug 2013 15:16 GMT
Chicago ex-gang members act as peacekeepers
Former lawbreakers have contract with city police to broker tense truces between bloody gangs.
Last updated: 04 Aug 2013 14:39 GMT
Chicago area murder rate on the rise
US city has already seen 200 murders committed this year, making it one of the most dangerous region in the country.
Last updated: 03 Aug 2013 14:47 GMT
Chicago workers take factory over from bosses
When faced with losing their jobs, workers at Republic Windows decided to run the business themselves.
Last updated: 03 Aug 2013 02:15 GMT
Marshallese form colony on US mainland
Ten percent of Marshall Islands' population now make up a fast-growing community in the state of Arkansas.
Last updated: 23 Jul 2013 17:26 GMT
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In Pictures: Johannesburg celebrates Mandela
As officials from around the world attended his funeral average South Africans gathered in Johannesburg.
In Pictures: Koung Jor Shan refugee camp
Shan New Year celebrated for first time in Koung Jor Shan refugee camp.
In Pictures: Kiev's protesters
Demonstrators have occupied several buildings in Ukraine's capital, using them as bases for their struggle.
Two years since the start of the uprising, rebels and Assad's forces remain locked in conflict.
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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The 'long journey' to Palestine
FARC may have the answer to Colombia's drug woes
Tunisia's Black Book: transparency or witch-hunt?
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