"We are two nations, but under one Queen and united by one set of values."
Republican frontrunner struggles to answer question on Pakistan and nuclear weapons.
Although he remains overwhelmingly popular inside his own party, Obama is losing the independents.
There is international concern at today’s planned execution.
The president’s 8 September announcement of an employment stimulus plan is exactly the sort of thing
How a religious movement is making US liberals nervous.
Most Americans were more concerned about the non-event of Hurricane Irene in New York City than they
"Every proposal I've laid out tonight is the kind that's been supported by Democrats and Republicans
"Maybe it's time to have provocative language in this country."
As the ruins of the twin towers still smouldered, the west plunged into a series of conflicts it could not win. Can it now confront its diminished place in the world?
“I can’t believe I haven’t seen my daughter in ten years”
The threat must be put in perspective -- our civilisation's survival isn't at stake.
Michael Scheuer led the CIA’s hunt for Osama Bin Laden, until he scolded his superiors for missing the signs.
Ariel Dorfman reflects on two fateful September mornings, 28 years apart.
George W Bush’s intention after the 9/11 attacks was to strengthen America’s regressive patriotic re
Western leaders no longer proclaim their desire to reorder the world.
Now US confidence plummets.
People are making too much of Michele Bachmann's remark about the hurricane.
Republican presidential candidate says natural disasters are a divine rebuke to high-spending politi
US Federal Reserve chairman postpones a decision on further quantitative easing until next month.
George W Bush only pretended to be a good ol’ Texas cowboy. Rick Perry, governor of Texas and most r
Rick Perry has overseen more executions than George "the Texecutioner" Bush.
Evolution has become a touchstone issue for Republican presidential hopefuls.
On 5 August, the US deputy agriculture secretary, Kathleen Merrigan, announced that the number of farmers' markets in the country had jumped by 17 per cent over the past year.
Jack Layton's death from cancer leaves the NDP, Canada's social democratic party, with no obvious re