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Women take on the 'confidence gap'
Why are women perceived negatively when they exhibit confidence?
Last updated: 18 Apr 2014 10:36 GMT
Obama sworn in for second term as president
US chief justice administers oath of office in private ceremony at White House attended by First lady Michelle Obama.
Last updated: 21 Jan 2013 02:31 GMT
Courting Jim Crow
The US Supreme Court is gearing up for another outrageous decision - to consider striking down the Voting Rights Act.
Last updated: 16 Nov 2012 11:28 GMT
US Latinos want more from Obama
False hope and no immigration reform leave king-making Latino community dissatisfied, but stuck with the president.
Last updated: 06 Sep 2012 21:17 GMT
Poll shows Obama padding lead over Romney
Survey shows president leading presumptive Republican candidate Mitt Romney by 49 per cent to 42 per cent of voters.
Last updated: 09 Aug 2012 11:48 GMT
A 'multicultural GOP' as magical thinking
Romney knows his campaign is doomed among Latino voters, but will that determine who he chooses as his running mate?
Last updated: 30 Apr 2012 17:57 GMT
US healthcare court case enters final stage
Oral arguments conclude in Supreme Court over constitutionality of Obama's signature domestic policy law.
Last updated: 28 Mar 2012 20:26 GMT
Kagan sworn in to US supreme court
Elena Kagan becomes the fourth female justice in the US supreme court's history.
Last updated: 07 Aug 2010 22:24 GMT
Kagan approved for US supreme court
Senate confirms Elena Kagan as Obama's second appointment to the court.
Last updated: 06 Aug 2010 06:05 GMT
US supreme court judge retires
Top liberal's exit sets stage for confirmation battle in congressional election year.
Last updated: 10 Apr 2010 01:21 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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Cuba in the face of a historical moment
Russia's Arctic opportunity
Tunisia caught between fear and stability
'I witnessed the Peshawar massacre'
Responding to the massacre: Revenge or resolution?
Turkey's emerging police state
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