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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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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
The 'other' Kurds fighting the Islamic State
Tariq Ramadan and the reconfiguration of Islamic authority on Web 2.0
Modi's 100 days: Biding his time, circling the wagons
Erosion of Hong Kong's core values
From a failed elite to a farce in Somalia
Abdi Ismail Samatar
The 'Afghan Spring' turns into an 'Autumn of Discontent'
In Pictures: Iraqi schools closed to students
Children are unable to begin classes as thousands of displaced Iraqis seek shelter in schools across the Kurdish region.
In Pictures: The Beslan massacre, 10 years on
The deadliest terror attack in modern Russia's history led to the deaths of 334 hostages, more than half children.
In Pictures: Kashmir's parkour generation
Inspired by Gaza's free runners and traceurs, parkour is making inroads in India-administered Kashmir.
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