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.
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 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...
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.
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.
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...
A TV cameraman for Britain's Sky News has been shot and killed while covering the deadly violence in Cairo, the channel says.
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.
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.
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...
New Zealand parliament has voted to make same-sex marriage legal.
Daniel Sankey Three killed and at least 140 injured as explosions erupt near the finish line.
Australian financial analyst Trent Martin is suffering ''bizarre and cruel'' treatment while languishing in abysmal conditions in a Hong Kong jail, his US lawyer says.
Paul McGeough Free valet parking? An open bar - good wines and spirits? Food's free too? Yup, yup and yup. Count me in.