John Garnaut The US is looking to counter a ''three warfares'' strategy China is employing to advance territorial claims.
Some Arizona business owners are trying to fend off a possible backlash from a new piece of legislation that has the gay community and its supporters in an uproar.
Nick O'Malley Julia Gillard has defended Australia's compulsory voting system at a think tank in Washington, arguing it keeps vocal minorities like the gun lobby from wielding too much influence.
Nick O'Malley Results in New Jersey and Virginia paint grim picture for hard-right Republicans in the Tea Party.
Nick O'Malley Sometime while the Obama administration was grappling with allegations that it had spied on the leaders of 35 friendly nations, America’s former chief spy was on a train giving an off the record...
SAN FRANCISCO: A five-year-old boy with cancer has become a superhero for a day, as San Francisco transformed itself into Gotham City and thousands turned out to see the Batkid fly to the rescue.
Nick O'Malley Beginning of the end of the American Century, or validation of the American Dream? Nick O’Malley investigates Kennedy’s contested legacy.
Nick O’Malley The United States government should cease systematically collecting the phone records of all Americans, instead leaving the information in private hands unless it has specific cause to access it, a...
Michael Deacon If Francois Hollande treats his women the way he treats his press conferences, I feel rather sorry for them. He starts slowly. Excitement builds and builds. Steadily, he keeps going. And going.
The father of fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden has revealed he is trying to broker a compromise with the government that could bring his son back to the United States.
A TV cameraman for Britain's Sky News has been shot and killed while covering the deadly violence in Cairo, the channel says.
The US military is ready to strike Syria, the top defence official says as the momentum grows in France and Britain for punitive action and the Syrian opposition says it had been informed of an...
Megan Levy He had received medals for his service but the gunman reportedly suffered from anger management problems due to post traumatic stress disorder.
Nick O'Malley The killing at the US Navy Yard began with the work day, as 3000 military and civilian staff were settling at their desks or taking their first meetings in a sprawling facility just three...
Several people have been shot in a Chicago park in the city's Back of the Yards neighbourhood, police say.
World-renowned Australian neurosurgeon Charlie Teo has announced a 10-year global plan to find a cure for brain cancer.
Republican lawmakers say the US tax agency's heightened scrutiny of conservative political groups has further eroded public trust in government, and a prominent senator has demanded President Barack...
Paul McGeough A counterpoint to the enormity of Bradley Manning having dumped 700,000 classified US documents into the public domain is the fractured and confused nature of the young US Army private which surfaced...
Paul McGeough The tension was electric on the arrival of a witness denounced as ''the snitch'' by Bradley Manning's supporters.
Syrian troops have ousted rebels from the strategic city of Qusayr near the Lebanese border after a devastating 17-day assault led by Hezbollah fighters from across the frontier.