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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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Q&A: 'One day my son will be free'
Mother of jailed Al Jazeera journalist Abdullah Elshamy says her son's ordeal highlights the value of press freedom.
French minorities alarmed by far-right wins
French Jews and Muslims say recent National Front victories in mayoral races reflect rising xenophobia.
The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
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French jihadists in Syria and cyber-indoctrination
Armenian genocide: Turkey has lost the battle of truth
Eastern Ukraine: A new pawn in Putin's dangerous game
South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
In Pictures: Clowning around in Lebanon camps
Volunteer clowns from Belgium's 'Clowns Without Borders' entertain children in Lebanon's refugee camps.
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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