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The president's popularity has soared since her husband's death last year and in Sunday's election, she looks set to receive the largest amount of votes by any Argentine president since its return to democracy in 1983.

Last Modified: 21 Oct 2011 00:34

We have flavours of the month. Michelle Bachmann, the Congresswoman from Minnesota, has been very popular with the so called Tea Party activists, the right wing of the Republican movement who so adored Sarah Palin. But her bubble burst at the end of the summer ...

Last Modified: 19 Oct 2011 23:37

Nearly 30 years in the making Martin Luther King's memorial on the National Mall has finally been dedicated by President Obama

Last Modified: 17 Oct 2011 05:44

Mansoor Arbabsiar, arrested for plotting to kill Saudi diplomats in the US, is seen as an unlikely villain by the people who know him.

Last Modified: 15 Oct 2011 23:52

The US department of agriculture says tens of millions of Americans don't know where their next meal is coming from.

Last Modified: 10 Oct 2011 04:21

Together, leaves, snow and weddings generated $829 million dollars for the state in 2009. The tourism industry pumps reliable money into the state’s economy. Tropical Storm Irene, however, has the potential to put a rather big dent in that number.

Last Modified: 29 Sep 2011 04:01