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Obama tries NATO fix for Afghanistan security

Roxana Tiron and Nick O'malley US President Barack Obama today faces the task of persuading financially pressed European governments and their war-weary citizens to back Afghanistan's security over the next decade.

US poised for ruling on health

US President Barack Obama.

Nick O'Malley The Republican Party is standing firm on its threat to strike down President Barack Obama's healthcare reforms.

Activists unite on US gun controls

A group of demonstrators protest in front of the White House in Washington.

Nick O'Malley A month after the killings in Newtown, Connecticut, the White House and a loose coalition of activists are hoping to harness the public disgust to force Congress to pass its first significant gun...

Obama's push on guns creates a ripple effect

Nick O'Malley WASHINGTON: A month after the killings in Sandy Hook, the White House and a loose coalition of activists are hoping to harness the public disgust to force Congress to pass its first significant gun...

Death turns spotlight on America's murder capital

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Nick O'Malley JANUARY was a big month for Hadiya Pendleton. The 15-year-old drum majorette travelled to Washington to march in Barack Obama's inauguration parade, before returning home to Chicago for her finals.