Standard & Poor's downgrades US credit rating

Will investors ignore S&P’s US credit downgrade?

News Sat 6 Aug, AT 13:37

First reaction: ‘Outrage’ at credit downgrade, but it is possible that the markets will not care

American Civil War slaves

The bloody war millions of Americans prefer to forget

Thu 21 Apr, AT 09:32 Alexander Cockburn

Was the Civil War worth it? Might slavery have died out anyway, as it did in Brazil?

Unseen 9/11 footage of twin towers burning

Video Mon 7 Mar, AT 16:35

Previously unreleased New York Police footage of the World Trade Centre burning and collapsing