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As Barack Obama's healthcare law begins a crucial new year, Mark Mardell visits Mississippi, a state where residents are most in need of insurance - but also reticent to sign-up.
Barack Obama cuts sentences of eight drug convicts as part of his push to reform punitive policies that helped the prison population spiral.
A California court decides an Andy Warhol portrait of actress Farrah Fawcett belongs to her former partner, actor Ryan O'Neal.
A homeowner in Detroit, Michigan, who fatally shot a young black woman on his porch is to stand trial for second-degree murder, a judge says.
US retail giant Target is investigating after data from 40 million credit cards is believed to have been stolen.
Mechanised rescue workers compete for a Pentagon pay-out
PJ Crowley says both US and India at fault in envoy arrest row
The new Irish generation heading across the Atlantic
How wealthy Chinese 'buy' US green cards for $1m
Is Canada more accepting of 9/11 conspiracy theories than US?
What happens when video chat replaces in-person prison visits?
Baby's nap becomes artist's dreamscape
Are US schools overreacting to shooting alerts?
If you still don't have plans for Christmas or New Year, it's not too late
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