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Latest World

Frozen embryos now have the same rights as children in Alabama

A court in the U.S. state of Alabama has ruled that frozen embryos have the same legal rights as children.

Latest Politics

Explained: Court finds Donald Trump exaggerated his net worth

A New York judge has ruled that Donald Trump inflated his net worth to obtain better loans. It won’t impact his ability to run for President.

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Who is Mike Johnson, the new U.S. House Speaker?

Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives have finally agreed on a candidate for the crucial role of Speaker: Mike Johnson.

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42 U.S. Attorneys-General sue Meta over kids’ mental health

Meta, the parent company of Instagram and Facebook, is facing legal action from attorneys general in 41 U.S. states and D.C.

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Could Congress chaos sink Australia’s AUKUS deal?

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese is in the U.S. this week. Lobbying Congress to pass AUKUS laws top of his agenda. 

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Politics World

Why the U.S. House still doesn’t have a speaker

Two weeks after the historic vote that ousted Kevin McCarthy, the U.S. House of Representatives still doesn’t have a Speaker. Why?

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Environment Politics

Montana young people win court case over climate harm

A group of young people have won a court case against the U.S. state of Montana, arguing climate inaction violates their rights.

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Economics World

The debt ceiling: Could America really run out of money?

Democrats and Republicans are locked in a stalemate over the ‘debt ceiling’, a government borrowing limit. Can America pay its bills?

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News Politics

Why did Donald Trump get arrested? Here’s what you need to know.

The charges are in relation to ‘hush money’ he allegedly paid to ensure silence over extramarital affairs.

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