Marcelo Vieira and David Luiz of Brazil

Video: the ten funniest World Cup moments (so far)

One-Minute Read Thu 19 Jun, AT 12:54

The weird, wonderful, funny and downright bizarre episodes from Brazil's joyful World Cup

Mario Balotelli

Balotelli gets some stick(ers), Van Persie craze takes off

Summary Tue 17 Jun, AT 10:46

World Cup whispers: Why always me? asks Italian striker, as World Cup finally gets a stalemate

Secret weapon behind Chuck Hagel’s plan to shrink US army

Tue 25 Feb, AT 12:58 Crispin Black

It’s oil. Self-sufficient in energy because of shale oil, the US no longer needs to fret about the sheiks

Barack Obama stars as Daniel Day-Lewis in comedy video

Video Mon 29 Apr, AT 15:06

President plays actor playing himself in sketch for White House Correspondents' Association

NRA releases shooting game for users aged four and above

One-Minute Read Tue 15 Jan, AT 15:36

Pro-gun lobbyists called ‘hypocritical’ after blaming video games for Sandy Hook school massacre

Stock markets welcome US's last-minute 'fiscal cliff' solution

Brief Wed 2 Jan, AT 11:30

House of Representatives vote through bill that raises taxes for only the richest Americans

'Fiscal cliff' talks faltering as deadline approaches

Brief Mon 31 Dec, AT 08:07

Pentagon ready to send lay-off notices to 800,000 workers if politicians cannot reach a compromise

Gun control: a change of heart after Newtown massacre?

Summary Wed 19 Dec, AT 13:33

Even the pro-guns National Rifle Association agrees to enter discussions after Sandy Hook tragedy

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