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Mitt Romney’s ‘fiscally frugal’ running mate

When it came to the biggest decision of his run Romney defied his stereotype as cautious politician eager to please an audience he's speaking to.

How Obama’s gay marriage statement changes the presidential race

President Obama's statement on gay marriage could be decisive in bringing energy to his re-election campaign.

Anti-Kony activists gear up for next phase of action

US based activist organisation Invisible Children have promised to remain relentless in spreading their message about Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony.

Gay Republican bucks party’s conservative trend

Fred Karger will certainly not win the Republican nomination, but he has made history as the first openly gay candidate to run in the race.

Brutal battle looms for Romney

Republican frontrunner faces dirty tricks and a 'bare-knuckles' contest in South Carolina.

Granite State win likely for Romney

Impressive poll results reveal that the Republican is way ahead of his fellow election contenders.

Rubble turned into memorials

When the twin towers collapsed they created hundreds of thousands of tonnes of rubble and debris.

Contractors cash in on war

The terror attacks have led to an explosion of military contracting firms raking in billions.

No evidence that torture helped search

A debate over the use of torture techniques to interrogate terrorist suspects has broken out in America in the wake of the killing of Bin Laden.

Is Trump the most bizarre presidential candidate?

With incendiary comments on Iraq, Libya and Obama's birth, the property tycoon has livened up the Republicans' search for a 2012 candidate.

Gabrielle Giffords’s remarkable recovery

When US congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was shot in the head in January, few thought she would survive.

Eliot Spitzer: Wall Street’s fallen angel

While the "Luv Guv" became a laughing stock, have we lost the one man with the experience and tenacity to take on the financial giants?

Cyber sceptics query Facebook values

US academic leads intellectual backlash against online communication and social networking.

PJ O’Rourke: The rightwinger it’s OK for lefties to like

The writer is angry, as his new book makes clear. His rage is leavened with the wit that has won him friends on both sides of the political divide.

BP faces new storm

building up in the Caribbean and out over the Atlantic, threatening to disrupt the effort to clean up the BP oil leak.

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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

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