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US politicians weigh intervention in Syria
Senate panel says draft authorisation for use of military force addresses time limits and ban on use of ground troops.
Last updated: 04 Sep 2013 10:15 GMT
US Congress leaders back Obama on Syria
Top Republican and Democratic members fall in line on military action, saying United States must respond to Assad.
Last updated: 03 Sep 2013 23:50 GMT
Obama confident of Congress backing on Syria
US President says military action will not be another Iraq or Afghanistan as politicians consider American response.
Last updated: 03 Sep 2013 15:18 GMT
Obama plan promises greener future
Critics say president's measures to tackle pollution and global warming will cost US jobs when it can least afford it.
Last updated: 26 Jun 2013 02:35 GMT
Obama says US tax actions 'intolerable'
US president says federal tax agency's targeting of conservative political groups was intolerable and inexcusable.
Last updated: 15 May 2013 03:45 GMT
US senators agree on gun background checks
Agreement between conservative lawmakers makes it likely that Senate will pass gun control legislation in Thursday vote.
Last updated: 10 Apr 2013 22:35 GMT
US Democrats demand vote on gun control
Republicans threatening to block debate as families of Newtown victims arrive in Washington to support Democrats.
Last updated: 09 Apr 2013 23:43 GMT
Obama signs deep US budget cuts into effect
President signs into effect $85bn in spending cuts after legislators fail to reach a deal to avert them.
Last updated: 02 Mar 2013 21:37 GMT
US braces for $85bn in budget cuts
Spending cuts to kick in midnight as Republicans and Democrats fail to resolve standoff over America's burgeoning debt.
Last updated: 01 Mar 2013 10:36 GMT
Obama urges compromises over spending cuts
Meetings planned after US Congress officially misses deadline for averting cuts to defence and other programmes.
Last updated: 27 Feb 2013 17:35 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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