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'Snowmageddon' is snow problem for New York

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Facebook user base now bigger than China’s population

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Michelle Obama was not blurred out on Saudi TV

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Latest update : 2012-12-20

United States: girls and guns

America mourns as the first tiny coffins are lowered in to the ground following the Newtown school massacre. We look at why gun control is such a controversial issue in the US and why American women are just as likely to own firearms as men. Next, the Mayan people predicted that this week would herald the apocalypse, but in Guatemala people have other things to worry about - we take a look.

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2015-01-29 Venezuela

'Snowmageddon' is snow problem for New York

It was supposed to be the snowstorm to end all snowstorms, but US forecasters admit they got it wrong on New York. Also, Argentina's president seeks to take control of the...

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2015-01-21 Barack Obama

Colorado's 'green rush'

This week, Colorado weighs up the pros and cons of its move to legalise cannabis, one year on. Next, we look at the story of Alberto Nisman, the prosecutor who was found dead...

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2015-01-15 USA

What impact has the Patriot Act had on US citizens?

Should France follow the United States and enact tough new laws to fight terrorism? We look at how the post-9/11 Patriot Act has affected the lives of ordinary US citizens. Also,...

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2014-12-31 USA

USA: 'Copwatchers' keep an eye on the police

In the United States, tensions have risen over the failure to file charges against several police officers involved in fatal shootings. Some residents are now taking matters into...

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2014-12-24 USA

Uruguay: freed Guantanamo detainees try to adjust to normal life

Our reporters meet six men released from the Guantanamo Bay prison earlier this month, trying to adjust to their new lives in Uruguay. Also: the US may have restored ties with...

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