The danger of falling off a “fiscal cliff” is real.
The Republican's whiny "I'm rubber you're glue" attitude to Obama will alienate American voters.
As the balance of world power shifts, the US is developing a novel range of diplomatic, social, economic, political and security tools to fix the world’s complex new geopolitical problems.
A new paper from Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine suggests that a missing word in the Affordable Care Act, the 2000-page law which created Obamacare, may scupper a key provision of the plan.
Wages have stagnated for 30 years - people just don't have enough money.
Compared to Romney, Obama is downright folksy.
Was the new Egyptian president neutered before he even entered office?
Romney’s vice-presidential pick is the crucial next decision of White House race.
80,000 new jobs for June
It's a formidable task to explain the human cost of rapidly reducing the size of the state during a recession.
Kris Maharaj has been in jail in Miami since 1986 for a double murder, yet all the evidence shows there is no way that he was the killer. What went wrong with American justice?
The Romney campaign have been making "venn diagrams". Oh dear.
The ruling is likely to make the law much more popular among dubious independent voters.
CNN trades eight seconds of "first" for seven minutes of "wrong".
A complicated ruling pushed the social network into chaos.
Lyndon Johnson's dream of the Great Society.
As Germaine Greer said: "I wanted to liberate women from the vacuum cleaner, not put them on the board of Hoover".
Former cardinal’s aide tasked with investigating abuse claims faces up to seven years in prison for endangering children.
"Obama is Literally Hitler" he didn't say, but may as well have.
A self-styled reporter heckled President Obama as he announced a major shake-up in immigration policy.
He's done a Cameron: Got in trouble for a horse.
Jehovah's Witnesses in the US ordered to pay $28m to abuse victim in landmark ruling
Down with euphemisms, say Rhiannon and Holly.
Let's make a hoohah.
"And finally, Mr. Speaker, I'm flattered that you're all so interested my vagina, but 'no' means 'no.'"
British identity is much less linked to religion than it used to be - where does this leave the established church?
Paul could aid Romney's attempt to win over sceptical conservatives.
Luckily, his anti-Muslim tract gains little traction in the US.