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US gun sales spike amid expectations of tougher laws

Another community in the US grieves this week after a gunman targeted firefighters responding to a blaze. Meanwhile gun shops report a rush to stock up on firearms. In California a growing class of homeless women are forced to live in their cars. Finally in Brazil smugglers trafficking exotic animals reap big profits as more species are endangered.

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2016-02-03 USA

US presidential election: Iowa's winners and losers

This week, the US race to the White House is officially underway. We take a closer look at the real winners and losers out of Iowa. Also, the Carnival in Rio is in full swing,...

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2016-01-27 Donald Trump

US presidential race: What's at stake in the Iowa caucus

This week, all eyes are on Iowa. The race for the White House heats up as voters get their first chance to cast ballots for a presidential nominee. Next, as the Zika virus...

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2016-01-20 Brazil

Fighting the Zika virus in Brazil

This week, we see how Senegalese scientists are giving a helping hand in the fight against the Zika virus in Brazil. Next, the tainted water scandal in Flint, Michigan continues,...

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2016-01-13 Barack Obama

Obama gives his final State of the Union address

This week, it was an optimistic US President Barack Obama who gave his seventh and final State of the Union speech. This was one of his last big public chances to get his message...

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2016-01-06 Barack Obama

Obama moves to tighten gun controls

This week, Barack Obama bypasses Congress to push through tighter measures on gun sales. The US president wept openly as he talked about the ongoing gun violence in the country....

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