As the US presidential candidates prepare for their first debate, can such events affect the outcome? We look at past debates and the polls that followed.
The Supreme Court has found a solution that is good for women and good for religious liberty.
What tips can David Cameron learn from the annual Twiplomacy report, which studies how world leaders use Twitter? He needs a little help – not only because he's regularly insulted online, but because Barack Obama won't follow him back.
Will Hillary run for president in 2016? Her memoir is more interested in the fine art of diplomacy.
Simply by running, Warren will drag the centrist Clinton to the left and put the causes she cares about – financial reform, fairer taxes, income inequality – at the centre of the 2016 presidential election.
Clinton gets Obama’s donors and operatives, and in return Obama gets the Democratic nominee best able to make sure his accomplishments outlive his administration. What’s not to like?
US president says he wants the UK to remain "united" and that "it looks like things have worked pretty well".
The US Secret Service is seeking some help with its online snooping, and needs a company that can detect sarcasm online - because you need to be able to distinguish between "I love Al Qaeda" and "I love Al Qaeda". Good luck with that, pals!
What does a rich, privileged young man have to do to get labelled a terrorist?
The shadow foreign secretary reports from a four-day trip to the States.
Cameron won't repeat Romney's gaffes and enjoys the advantage of incumbency.
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