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    1. The World

      February 12, 2016

      White House Countdown: GOP candidates try to woo South Carolina evangelicals

      Sign up to receive White House countdown, our daily US politics email, here. With the South Carolina Republican...

    2. February 12, 2016

      US to corral Asean support in South China Sea spat

      Later this year an obscure international tribunal in The Hague will issue a decision about contested islands in the...

    3. February 11, 2016

      US seeks tougher sanctions on North Korea

      After imposing punishing sanctions on Iran that eventually pushed Tehran into nuclear concessions, the US Congress is...

    4. February 11, 2016

      US to push ahead with controversial nuclear modernisation plan

      The Obama administration is pushing ahead with an expensive plan to modernise the country’s nuclear arsenal despite...

    5. FT Photo Diary

      February 10, 2016

      Presidential salute

      President Barack Obama returns a salute as he boards Air Force One before his departure from Andrews Air Force Base ...

    6. February 10, 2016

      Obama’s climate strategy left up in the air

      President Barack Obama’s climate change policy has been left in a state of suspended animation until next year at the...

    7. February 10, 2016

      Supreme Court deals blow to Obama on climate change

      The Supreme Court on Tuesday struck a damaging blow to President Barack Obama’s effort to leave a legacy of action on...

    8. The World

      February 10, 2016

      White House countdown: Live free or die

      Sign up to receive White House countdown, our daily US politics email, here Voters are casting their ballots in New...

    9. February 9, 2016

      Obama seeks $19bn to boost cyber defences

      The Obama administration is asking Congress to increase funding for cyber security by more than a third in order to...

    10. February 9, 2016

      Republicans refuse to look at Obama budget

      The White House made one of its final pitches for cross-party co-operation under Barack Obama with the launch on...

    11. Fast FT

      February 9, 2016

      Republicans slam Obama's final budget plan

      The White House made one of its final pitches for cross-party cooperation under Barack Obama with the launch of the...

    12. Fast FT

      February 9, 2016

      CVS boosted by Omnicare acquisition

      CVS Health delivered robust sales and earnings gains during the fourth quarter as contributions from its Omnicare...

    13. February 9, 2016

      US and 22 other countries agree to cut aircraft emissions

      Twenty three countries including the US have reached agreement on the first global standards to cut carbon dioxide...

    14. February 9, 2016

      Obama targets illegal behaviour in higher education sector

      The Obama administration is highlighting growing concern over soaring US student debt by forming a new enforcement unit...

    15. February 8, 2016

      Democrats struggle to harness economic feelgood factor

      Dismissing the dark economic narrative of the Republicans as “doom and despair”, Barack Obama on Friday claimed that...

    16. February 8, 2016

      US immigration: Workers wanted

      Thomas Williams is a man on an unlikely mission. A white retired US naval officer living in Texas, he spends much of...

    17. February 8, 2016

      Obama asks Congress for $1.8bn to battle Zika virus

      The White House is asking Congress for $1.8bn to help combat the Zika virus in the US and overseas as alarm grows over...

    18. Fast FT

      February 8, 2016

      Obama to ask Congress for $1.8bn for Zika measures

      The Obama administration said on Monday it plans to ask Congress for funding to ramp-up its response to the Zika virus...

    19. Fast FT

      February 7, 2016

      This Week: Janet Yellen, US politics and consumer

      Last week began with the first, serious chapter in the race for the White House as voters caucused in Iowa. And the...

    20. February 7, 2016

      ‘Crouching Tiger’, by Peter Navarro

      At the core of Peter Navarro’s book is the conceit that this is a kind of geopolitical detective story, each chapter...

    21. February 7, 2016

      Week Ahead Markets Diary: US political circus moves on

      Last week began with the first, serious chapter in the race for the White House as voters caucused in Iowa. And the...

    22. February 6, 2016

      Obama calls Xi to urge more pressure on North Korea

      President Barack Obama called his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on Friday to urge him to put more pressure on North...

    23. February 4, 2016

      Obama proposes $10 per barrel oil tax

      The White House is proposing a bold $10 per barrel tax on oil in a move that immediately sparked a backlash from an...

    24. February 4, 2016

      As Pacific trade deal is signed pharma holds key to US ratification

      US President Barack Obama’s plan to get a vast Pacific Rim trade deal through Congress this year is taking flak from...

    25. February 4, 2016

      Top China defector passes secrets to US

      US intelligence agencies interrogating the brother of a disgraced Communist official believe he is the most valuable...

    26. February 3, 2016

      Marco Rubio becomes the man to beat in New Hampshire

      Chris Christie calls him the “boy in the bubble” who is scared to come out and rumble with the straight-talking New...

    27. February 3, 2016

      Colombia seeks dollars to fight the peace

      Colombia’s long civil war finally sucked Washington into an anti-narcotics and anti-guerrilla offensive called “Plan...

    28. February 2, 2016

      US lawmakers slam ‘hostile’ EU tax climate

      The top Republican tax writers in Congress have waded into a brewing tax war between the US and the European Union,...

    29. February 2, 2016

      Political groupthink is bad for our universities

      The American social psychologist Jonathan Haidt recently reported a study by Bill von Hippel and David Buss of the...

    30. The World

      February 1, 2016

      White House countdown: Iowa votes

      Welcome to Week 2 of White House countdown, our new daily newsletter which we hope will keep readers on top of one of...

    31. FT Data

      February 1, 2016

      Datawatch : Democratic primaries compared

      Eight years ago Barack Obama showed it is possible for a candidate to move from relative obscurity to victory in...

    32. January 31, 2016

      US companies forced to disclose pay gap

      The Obama administration will require companies to disclose what they pay employees by gender, race and ethnicity in a...

    33. The World

      January 29, 2016

      How India sees the world

      This week, François Hollande, the president of France became the latest world leader to visit Delhi and pay court to...

    34. January 29, 2016

      Trump’s ghost leads the debate

      Donald Trump may have quit the stage on Thursday night but in so doing only cemented his stranglehold on the Republican...

    35. January 27, 2016

      China and US try to build on Beijing summit gains

      The US and China’s top foreign policy officials pledged to work together on a host of issues during talks in Beijing on...

    36. January 27, 2016

      Obamacare markets face fresh troubles

      From Donald Trump to Ted Cruz to Marco Rubio, the Republican presidential contenders are united in wanting to tear down...

    37. January 24, 2016

      Mobile phones and habits of millennials vex US pollsters

      From the UK to Israel and Spain, pollsters have called the outcome of recent elections dramatically wrong. One week...

    38. January 22, 2016

      US proposes new crackdown on methane gas leaks

      The Obama administration has unveiled its latest move to tighten rules around fracking as the US shale industry buckles...

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