Tea Party favourites struggle to keep grip

Voters balk at cuts and policies that fail to deliver growth

Obama leads tributes to Bradlee

US president acclaims ‘a true newspaperman’

Water: Thirst for life

In California farmers are pulling crops, residents are fearful and politicians looking for answers

Political landscape shifts in US south

Social issues and race politics are changing allegiances

US craft beers hit the spot in Britain

American exports to the UK have increased tenfold in past decade

Mylan faces pressure over US executions

Generic drugmaker’s product set to be used for lethal injections

Yellen bemoans rising US inequality

Boston speech highlights Fed chair’s liberal sympathies

Detroit settles with holdout creditor

Deal with insurer is big step as city emerges from bankruptcy

US revival defies Washington’s sclerosis

Local leadership and private enterprise dwarf the capital’s impact, writes Roger Altman

Isis makes big ‘gains’, says general

Coalition chief Allen says militants advancing in Iraq and Syria

US budget deficit falls below 3% of GDP

Improvement in public finances follows tough austerity policies

Ebola virus threatens state failure, WHO warns

US to overhaul management of virus after nurse is infected

US warns of possible rise in Ebola cases

Confidence in healthcare system shaken as worker contracts virus

The riddle of black America’s rising woes under Obama

Those who have fared worst are the ones who love Obama the most

Ebola anxiety rises on new US infection

Tests confirm Texas health worker has virus

The Nats are gone but the spell lingers

Tingle of expectation in Washington, known for political paralysis

US airport bosses to review crews’ Ebola fears

NY protest comes as US airports step up health screenings

Walmart axes health benefits for 28,000

Retailer draws attention to impact of Obama healthcare reforms

US faces flight ban calls over Ebola

Family of Dallas patient placed under armed guard

Deeper ties urged after JPMorgan breach

Contact details for 76m households stolen

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