December 31, 2012 3:12 pm0 comments

Whatever the outcome of the political haggling, Congress has failed the 50 million Americans below the bread line

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December 30, 2012 11:40 am0 comments

Former president’s condition greatly improves just as German weekly Der Spiegel mistakenly publishes story on Bush’s death

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11:38 am0 comments

Lawmakers in Washington prepare for rare Sunday session as president emphasises that pressure remains on Congress to act

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11:30 am0 comments

The gay GOP group confirms the ad was funded by outside donors, but refuses to identify them or their cause

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December 27, 2012 8:52 am0 comments

Barack Obama cuts short holiday to tackle budget crisis as country faces breaching its $16.4tn debt limit

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December 26, 2012 12:05 pm0 comments

US president is to leave family in Hawaii to return to Washington days before fiscal cliff deadline

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12:02 pm0 comments

Transplant ‘tourism’ keeps Istanbul cosmetic surgeons and tour agencies busy providing means to manly beards and whiskers

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December 24, 2012 2:09 pm0 comments

Neighbourhood in Webster evacuated and Swat teams called in after first responders are targeted by ‘one or more shooters’

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2:05 pm0 comments

Hope rests with Senate with a week to go until deadline to avoid tax rises and the Christmas holiday beginning

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December 22, 2012 9:24 am0 comments

Deadlock in Washington discussions on debt and spending jeopardises deal being reached before 1 January deadline

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