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New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced on Monday that an operation by the New York Police Department has seized the largest number of illegal guns in the city's history.
Speech is first high-profile engagement since leaving State Department
Something to Declare
What made the whistleblower give up his Hawaiian idyll?
Scientists also claim wires connecting one rodent to another can allow communication spanning continents via the internet
Transatlantic air fares are set to rise following the merger between American Airlines and US Airways.
Rather than recoiling from the gun, Americans are emptying stores of ‘sporting rifles’ while online prices soar
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Hurricane Sandy has already battered the Caribbean, with winds topping 100mph, killing 66 people. Today it is forecast to make it's way across the east coast of the US.
'I wanted to be an Olympian'
White supremacist gunman's past emerges as families in Wisconsin mourn deaths of six Sikhs
No one knows better than Barack Obama that you dance with Bill Clinton at your peril – big egos can squash even nimble toes.
Jury fails to reach verdict on former presidential hopeful who hid affair from dying wife
John Edwards could have occupied the White House. But he may soon be in a jail cell. By David Usborne
After years of equivocating on an issue that divides his country, President Barack Obama came out in favour of gay marriage in the US last night and suddenly injected an unpredictable social issue into a re-election campaign that had been expected to be fought on the economy.
Five years after his presidential campaign was derailed by scandalous revelations that he had fathered an illegitimate child with a former member of staff, John Edwards will face a jury this morning which will decide whether alleged murky efforts to cover up the affair should land him in prison.