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Jesse Holland

Black Captain America leads comic book diversity

Mainstream comic book superheroes are getting redrawn from the stereotypical blue-eyed white male into a world of multicoloured crusaders.

US Democrats get their last shot at chief justice nominee

Frustrated United States Democrats have their last chance on Thursday after two days of sparring to coax answers from chief justice nominee John Roberts on abortion, privacy and other controversial issues before he heads to likely Senate confirmation.

US to spend $2bn on Aids in Africa this year

A US House committee decided on Wednesday that spending on a global HIV-Aids prevention and treatment measure should be held to -billion for its first year, despite Democratic efforts to add -billion.

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