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  • Americans happy at home, upset with federal government

    An AP-GfK poll finds that most Americans are happy with their friends and family, feel good about their finances and are more or less content at work. It's government, particularly the federal government, that's making them see red.

  • US climate change campaigner dies snorkeling at Great Barrier Reef

    Award-winning American environmental photographer Gary Braasch dies while snorkeling at the northern end of the Great Barrier Reef.

  • US Republicans express Donald Trump fears

    Senior Republicans are speaking out against front-runner Donald Trump after his seven-state victory in the race for the party's presidential pick.

  • US election: Hillary, Trump rack up more wins

    Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton each take a giant step toward securing the White House nominations of their parties Tuesday, thumping rivals in a slew of "Super Tuesday" primaries.

  • Five things to know about Harper Lee

    Enrich yourself with five exciting facts about Nelle Harper Lee, the author who defined true grit, and moved readers with her persuasive style of storytelling.

  • US Middle East policy

    American foreign policy is not what it used to be, at least when it comes to the Middle East.

  • Search to find dog with short spine a new home goes viral

    An attempt by an animal shelter in America to find a dog a new home has gone viral. Quasimodo is one of 13 dogs in the world to have short spine syndrome, which is severe shortening of the spine due to compression of the vertebrae.

  • Zika virus is 'spreading explosively'

    WHO Director-General Dr Margaret Chan said the virus — which has been linked to birth defects and neurological problems — was becoming much more of a threat.

  • Embrace time of 'extraordinary change': Obama

    President Barack Obama told Americans nervous about terror and the changing economy that they should not fear the future, in a farewell State of the Union address that drew sharp contrast with Republicans.

  • What's in a cigarette?

    Over 3,200 Americans under the age of 18 smoke their first cigarette every day, and most of them are unaware of what they are getting into. Many new smokers may not realize how quickly their new habit can lead to heart disease, stroke, diabetes, lung diseases, and certain types of cancer.