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An estimated 1.6 million American citizens lost their unemployment allowances after cuts by Congress this month.
Critics say the US list of state sponsors of terrorism is obsolete and often arbitrary.
Former security contractor uses a web forum to support an independent report lambasting US government snooping.
US companies lure highly skilled, and cheap, foreign workers at the expense of Americans with the same skill sets.
The new American Idol: Should the US rule the world? - Opinion - Al Jazeera English www.aljazeera.com
A new article makes the case for the US as the world's de facto government.
Should Robert Gates share a prison cell with Snowden? - Gates' memoir exposes US machinations in Afghanistan, forcing the Obama Administration into damage control www.aljazeera.com
Robert Gates' memoir exposes US machinations in Afghanistan, forcing the Obama Administration into damage control.
US officials investigating whether New Jersey Governor Chris Christie misused relief funds for political self interest.
US in Iraq: They broke it but didn't fix it After the 2003 invasion, it was the US that propagated the Shia-Sunni divide narrative. www.aljazeera.com
After the 2003 invasion, it was the US that propagated the Shia-Sunni divide narrative.
Big money behind war: the military-industrial complex - Opinion - Al Jazeera English www.aljazeera.com
More than 50 years after President Eisenhower's warning, Americans find themselves in perpetual war.
US sends military advisers back to Somalia - Small team is first permanent presence since US withdrew in 1993 after 18 Americans died in battle of Mogadishu. www.aljazeera.com
Small team is first permanent presence since US withdrew in 1993 after 18 Americans died in battle of Mogadishu.
Incomes of rich Americans have grown by 86 percent, while those of poor citizens by only a little over six percent.
Additional forces, including 40 main battle tanks, sent to peninsula during time of raised tensions between two Koreas.
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Der Spiegel says elite unit of US spy agency hijacked Microsoft system to collect information and spy on targets.
Politicians are increasingly speaking out about income inequality, but experts say agreed pay hikes are not enough.
Congress lifts some restrictions that stopped prisoners being transferred to their home nations from the prison.
Oil, ethnic conflict and political intrigue are driving the latest round of brutality in the world's newest country.
As anti-abortion activists have refocused their efforts on the state level, are pro-choice advocates keeping up?
Contrary to popular perception, discrimination against Asian Americans is alive and well in the US.