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World / United States Ferguson braced for more unrest after night of violence 25 November 2014 Kevin Rawlinson

A night of rioting follows a grand jury decision not to indict a white police officer over the killing of black teenager Michael Brown. More National Guard reinforcements are being drafted in.

Ferguson braced after decision on Michael Brown shooting 25 November 2014

Preparations are in place in Ferguson, Missouri, to step up action on the streets after it was decided not to press charges against the policeman who killed teenager Michael Brown.

Free at last? Obama finally acts on US immigrants 21 November 2014

Obama could have made his big move on immigration years ago, but now faces a tough fight with congress over who should be allowed to stay.

World / United States Is President Obama serious about climate change? - video 15 November 2014

President Obama called on every nation to reach a global climate agreement. But in America, the new Congress has just taken the first step to approve a huge oil pipeline.

World / Pakistan Who shot Osama bin Laden? 07 November 2014

Members of the US navy Seal team that killed Osama bin Laden at his hideout in 2011 are making conflicting claims about who actually shot the al-Qaeda leader.

North Carolina: the most expensive Senate race in US history 04 November 2014

There's been $113, 639,041 spent on this week's Senate election. It's obscene money, particularly in a race between a Democrat and a Republican desperate to declare their interest in working people.

US Secret Service head resigns - where was point of no return? 02 October 2014

After an unenviable roll-call of gaffes, it seemed unavoidable Julia Pierson would have to step down as head of the unit which guards the President.

A wing, a prayer and a US president spouting cliches 26 September 2014

The simple and obvious question to ask today is this: would parliament be discussing bombing Iraq for a third war if the USA were not already doing so?

Iraq: why this isn't 2003 all over again 25 September 2014

The legality of any future British air strikes on Iraq may be clear - but the justification for US intervention in neighbouring Syria is much less obvious.

US air strikes: Obama lured into Syria's civil war 23 September 2014

The expansion of the US-led air war to Syria is a powerful display of America's bona fides to the allies it says it needs for the fight against Islamic State.