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US no closer to deals on debt and shutdown
Republicans and Democrats fail to reach compromise on government shutdown and raising country's debt ceiling.
Last updated: 13 Oct 2013 00:38 GMT
Republicans seek probe into US tax targeting
Broad investigation urged after IRS admission it applied extra scrutiny to conservative groups during 2012 elections.
Last updated: 12 May 2013 23:47 GMT
US 'shock and audit' over Iraq expenses
Unsparing analysis of $60bn spent 'rebuilding' Iraq lays bare the waste trail that may lead all the way to Afghanistan.
Last updated: 27 Mar 2013 09:24 GMT
Senate report on Benghazi lets Obama off hook
Homeland Security Committee finds intelligence agencies, not White House, are responsible for "talking point" changes.
Last updated: 01 Jan 2013 03:38 GMT
Will the apocalypse arrive online?
How fear of cyber attack could take down your liberties and the constitution.
Last updated: 28 Oct 2012 11:11 GMT
White House confirms cyber attack
Spokesperson says no classified networks were threatened and admits that such attacks are "not infrequent".
Last updated: 02 Oct 2012 13:17 GMT
US Secret Service chief apologises for scam
Mark Sullivan faces questioning from US senators over scandal involving his agents and Colombian prostitutes.
Last updated: 24 May 2012 00:25 GMT
Scandal claims jobs of three US agents
Secret Service has been investigating a prostitution scandal in Colombia ahead of President Obama's visit.
Last updated: 19 Apr 2012 09:21 GMT
US to investigate secret service scandal
Pentagon says alleged misconduct by Obama's security personnel and military at hotel in Colombia has "embarrassed" army.
Last updated: 17 Apr 2012 05:45 GMT
Conservatism blew up the economy
Policies from tax cuts to trade have left the US economy reeling - with new solutions needed.
Last updated: 04 Nov 2011 07:39 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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