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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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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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