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

Obama back in play: polls give president 'narrow' debate win

First Reaction Wed 17 Oct, AT 08:44

Barack Obama rediscovers his passion while Mitt Romney makes 'binders full of women' gaffe

Joe Biden and Paul Ryan debate: the top five videos

Video Fri 12 Oct, AT 10:11

From Joe Biden's incessant laughter to political 'malarkey', the VP debate in video clips