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How US college graduation season became a political minefield

Nick O'Malley In the United States it is graduation season, but across the country it has also become a time of protest and political controversy.

Rancour and relief as US pulls back from brink

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden

Nick O'Malley Minutes before the midnight deadline of the fiscal cliff Democrats started celebrating a partial victory – it appeared the White House and Senate leaders had cut a deal and the US would begin...

US pulls back from the cliff

US Vice President Joe Biden.

Nick O'Malley Minutes before the midnight deadline of the fiscal cliff, Democrats started celebrating a partial victory.