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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
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
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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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