After months of trying to get its problem-plagued online health exchange to work, Oregon on Friday officially gave up on the state portal and decided to switch to the federal website – the first state in the nation to do so.
The racist declarations of a Nevada rancher who engaged in a tense stand-off with US federal authorities have led to rapid and awkward about-turns by prominent Republicans who had previously lauded his anti-government stance.
If the New York Times only knew of the trouble it has caused Justin Trudeau.
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South Africa’s public protector Thuli Madonsela, who took on the country's president over the use of taxpayer's money to upgrade his residence, has been named as one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people.
Six months pregnant, Elizabeth Kganyo was determined to cast her vote, even if it meant standing in a sun-baked queue for hours on end. "I was so excited because it was the first time," she recalls, sitting on an upturned plastic basket outside her shack in Diepsloot, north of Johannesburg. "Everybo…Read More >