post 01 January 2001
Read more from Kylie Morris on her blog Fracking for oil in North Dakotas boomtown

Williston, North Dakota, is attracting thousands of workers keen to make their millions from fracking. But as the economy is on the up, the town has been hit by a rise in crime, drug-use and rape.


article 02 October 2015 World, United States
Oregon shooting: nine killed in US college massacre

Suspected US college shooter Chris Harper Mercer, who killed nine people before being fatally shot, asked his victims to state their religion before shooting them, a witness said.

article 30 September 2015 World, United States
Jamal Osman by Jacob Zuma 'slights' Barack Obama

A photo showing South African President Jacob Zuma remaining on the phone while greeting Barack Obama causes a stir in the press.

article 16 September 2015 United States
Muslim schoolboy arrested after clock mistaken for bomb

Ahmed Mohamed, 14, was arrested and accused of making a bomb after bringing a homemade clock to his Texas school.

article 08 September 2015 World, Russia
Syria denies Russia is escalating military support for Assad

US Secretary of State John Kerry warns Moscow against "enhanced military build-up" in Syria as Bulgaria closes its airspace to Russian planes bound for the war-torn country.

article 02 September 2015 Technology, United States
Marissa Mayer with son
Helia Ebrahimi by Yahoo boss to take no maternity leave

Marissa Mayer announced her pregnancy in a blog post, along with her plans to take "limited time away" from the office and that she will be "working throughout" that leave.

post 31 August 2015
Read more from Kylie Morris on her blog Sanders time: why is America feeling the Bern?

Bernie Sanders, America's answer to Jeremy Corbyn, is giving Hillary Clinton a scare in the campaign to get the Democratic nomination for next years US presidential election.

article 28 August 2015 World, United States
Katrina 10 years on: New Orleans still in recovery

A decade after Hurricane Katrina wiped out swathes of New Orleans, the recovery is yet to reach residents in some parts of the city.

article 26 August 2015 World, United States
Vester Lee Flanagan: shooting suspect shoots himself dead

Virginia TV shooting suspect Vester Lee Flanagan, who appears to have posted a video online showing the shooting of two WDBJ journalists, has died from self-inflicted shooting.

article 26 August 2015 World, United States
Virginia TV shooting: two journalists killed

Two members of a US news crew are killed in a gun attack during a live TV broadcast in Virginia. After a chase the suspected gunman - a former reporter - shot himself and later died.

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