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 01 March 2015 Culture, United States
Azealia Banks on politics, hip-hop and Twitter spats - video

American rapper, Azealia Banks, tells Channel 4 News she would consider running for office as she speaks about the release of her new album Broke with Expensive Taste.

article 28 February 2015 World, Russia
Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov shot dead in Moscow

US President Barack Obama condemns the "brutal murder" of Boris Nemtsov, the most prominent opposition figure of Vladimir Putin's 15-year rule, who was found shot dead outside the Kremlin.

article 27 February 2015 UK, United States
Nigel Farage's US speech gets lukewarm reception

The Ukip leader travelled to Washington to speak at right-wing conference CPAC - but was placed bottom of the bill, after most of the delegates had left.

article 25 February 2015 World, Iraq
'American Sniper' killer sentenced to life in prison

Eddie Ray Routh is sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole after being found guilty of murdering Navy SEAL Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield.

article 23 February 2015 World, United States
Julianne Moore scoops best actress Oscar for Still Alice

Julianne Moore wins an academy award for her role as a university professor with Alzheimer's disease in Still Alice. Here she discusses the ignorance still associated with dementia.

article 20 February 2015 World, United States
Soon on sale in your country: US armed drones

The US is to export armed drones to sell to its military allies around the world, a move that has been welcomed by the arms industry but provoked outrage among human rights campaigners.

article 20 February 2015 World, Iraq
Why is US overseeing an Iraqi offensive to retake Mosul?

A joint Iraqi-Kurdish military force of up to 25,000 fighters is being prepared to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from Islamic State, a US official says.

article 19 February 2015 World, Iraq
Obama: is US 'at war' with Islamic extremism?

President Obama calls on Muslims around the world to fight the misconception that groups like the Islamic State speak for them.

post 19 February 2015
Read more from Kylie Morris on her blog Jeb Bush sets sail for 2016 presidential campaign

Team Bush has set sail - but will have to wait more than 18 months to know whether it chose the right course.

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