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Latest update : 2013-01-03

US economy narrowly avoids fiscal cliff

Republicans and Democrats battled right up to the last moment but finally struck a last-minute deal to stop the US economy from falling over a cliff. Meanwhile, a home in the United States is now an impossible dream for Russian orphans as President Putin brings in a new law. Finally, the number of Mexicans crossing illegally into the United States drops sharply - we take a look at some of the reasons why.



2015-11-25 refugees

US divided over how to handle refugee crisis

This week, as the migrant crisis and the Paris attacks prompt more and more countries to tighten their borders, we see how one American city is bucking the trend, welcoming...

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2015-11-20 Green Party

USA: Police training in Oakland aims to avoid blunders

This week, amid case after case of police brutality in the US, some police departments are trying to tackle heavy-handed law enforcement. We take a look at how police in Oakland,...

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2015-11-13 USA

USA: Jewish Americans' rocky relationship with Netanyahu

This week, Benjamin Netanyahu was in Washington for talks with Barack Obama. We take a look at the Israeli Prime Minister's PR campaign to repair his fractured relationship with...

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2015-11-04 Chile

USA: The reasons behind an increase in Cuban refugees

This week, warming ties between Washington and Havana have led to an increase in Cuban refugees sailing to the United States. They're trying to make the most of a unique status...

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2015-10-28 USA

USA: Dramatic arrest of student caught on video

This week, we focus on images that have shocked many in the United States and across the world. A teenage student was brutally arrested in her high school in Columbia, South...

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