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US House speaker re-elected with new Congress
John Boenher defeats House Democratic leader in narrow victory as Congress welcomes dozens of new members.
Last updated: 04 Jan 2013 02:34 GMT
US senators at impasse on 'fiscal cliff' deal
President Barack Obama pushes Republicans to reach deal before Tuesday deadline and halt largest tax hike in US history.
Last updated: 30 Dec 2012 23:19 GMT
US leaders hurry to avert 'fiscal cliff'
Congressional leaders work on possible compromise in bid to avert January 1 deadline, as Obama again urges for deal.
Last updated: 29 Dec 2012 21:41 GMT
Obama holds last-minute budget talks
US president meets congressional leaders in bid to avert "fiscal cliff" as parties remain divided over tax cuts.
Last updated: 29 Dec 2012 00:48 GMT
Seven other US elections to keep an eye on
From legalising pot to ending the death penalty, voters in some US states will choose more than just the next president.
Last updated: 10 Oct 2012 07:04 GMT
Clinton boosts Obama in convention speech
Former US president makes economic case for re-election of Barack Obama in speech to party faithful in North Carolina.
Last updated: 06 Sep 2012 13:18 GMT
China-made US Olympics uniforms raise ire
Congress furious over US Olympic Committee's decision to dress its team in Chinese-manufactured clothing.
Last updated: 13 Jul 2012 09:11 GMT
Obama pushes middle-class tax relief
US president argues tax cuts made by his Republican predecessor should remain, but not for wealthy Americans.
Last updated: 09 Jul 2012 18:39 GMT
US congressman in historic same-sex marriage
Veteran Massachusetts politician Barney Frank becomes first sitting US congressman to enter into same-sex union.
Last updated: 08 Jul 2012 20:19 GMT
Mitt Romney's health care dilemma
Because of the Republicans' rightward lurch, the candidate can't take credit for his biggest achievement as governor.
Last updated: 06 Jul 2012 10:46 GMT
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UK charity crackdown riles Syria aid workers
Muslim volunteers face questioning and threat of arrest, while aid has been disrupted or blocked, charities say.
Abandonment of 'Bring Back Our Girls'
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
A soft approach to returning British fighters
ISIL combatants seeking an 'exit strategy' from Mideast conflict need positive reinforcement back home, analysts say.
Austrian youth flocking to ISIL
European nation hit by a wave of Islamophobia as many young fighters join ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
Cuba's war on Ebola
Stop blaming the Nepali guides
Investing in Africa on its own terms
In the battle of papal politics, Pope Francis will triumph
Libya: The war nobody can win
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