Few get closer to the Prime Minister than his barber, so no wonder Cameron's has been awarded with an MBE. And hair has always been big in politics, explains Andy McSmith
The former Republican said his family is moving on after panelists made jokes about his African American grandson
One third of Americans reject the theory of evolution
After early technical issues that gave ammunition to right-wing critics, enrollments for the medical insurance have surged in December - but will it continue?
US politicians are closing in on a deal to ease the impact of spending cuts worth up to $200 billion (£122 billion) which are due to hit home next year, it emerged today.
Analysts say call for early elections is unlikely to satisfy opponents who want to rid country of Shinawatra family's influence
White House hopeful hits upbeat note
Senior Senate aides say deal is about to be announced
His remarks, made during a debate with his Democrat challenger for the governorship, were the clearest signal yet that he will seek the Republican Presidential nomination in 2016
No winner can come out of this stalemate with their head held high
Almost a week into America’s government shutdown, positions seemed only to harden on Sunday as the Republican house speaker, John Boehner, refused to rule out the stand-off over the federal budget spilling over into negotiations on the debt ceiling, again raising the spectre of America defaulting on its debt.
Out of America: While all the talk is of shutdown, schemes for those without health cover open for business
Two issues become entangled as intelligence officials warned the situation 'seriously damages' their ability to protect the country
Not all government functions will simply evaporate — Social Security cheques will still get mailed, and hospitals will stay open. But many federal agencies will send their employees home, from the Environmental Protection Agency to hundreds of national parks. Here’s a look at how a shutdown will work.
Billions more to be cut from welfare cash before 2020 in pledge for surplus
Republicans and Democrats have failed to agree the budget for federal agencies, forcing non-essential workers on unpaid leave