Nick O'Malley is the United States correspondent for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age.
Nick O'Malley The announcement that Stephen Colbert is to replace David Letterman on CBS’s Late Show has left many of his conservative critics as flat-footed and furious as any of his satire ever has.
Nick O'Malley Members of the US Congress now spend more of their energy begging for money than they do focused on any other single issue.
Nick O'Malley The announcement that Stephen Colbert will replace David Letterman on CBS's Late Show has his critics up in arms.
Nick O'Malley Senate intelligence committee votes to declassify parts of a report on the CIA's "enhanced interrogation" program.
Nick O'Malley An Iraq veteran undergoing diagnosis for post-traumatic stress disorder killed three people at the Fort Hood military base and injured 16 before taking his own life.
Nick O'Malley The United States Supreme Court has further stripped away restrictions on campaign donations in a decision that will allow wealthy individuals to pump even more money into a political system already...
Nick O'Malley More than 7 million people signed up for health insurance under a controversial American healthcare law before a key deadline, prompting a celebratory and unabashedly political speech by the US...
Nick O'Malley On the eve of Barack Obama's meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican, a Christian family-owned company is fighting his administration for the right not to provide health insurance cover for some...
Nick O'Malley The death toll from the mudslide that destroyed a rural hamlet north of Seattle climbed to 14 by nightfall.
Nick O'Malley Barack Obama has announced tough new sanctions against key allies of Vladimir Putin, prompting the announcement of retaliatory measures from Moscow that have already been laughed off by some in...
Nick O'Malley Sitting in the Oval office with Ukraine's interim Prime Minister, Arseniy Yatsenyuk, US President Barack Obama has again declared the United State's support for Ukraine, telling reporters, ''We will...
Nick O'Malley Those not in on the joke should have gathered pretty quickly that President Barack Obama's interview with Zach Galifianakis was not like other interviews.
Nick O'Malley Outside a gun show at a rural fairground, the leader of the Western Maryland secessionist movement sips black coffee from a waxed cardboard cup, toys with an e-cigarette, and explains why he is...
Nick O'Malley Ukraine's ousted leader asked President Vladimir Putin for military intervention says Russia's ambassador during a heated Security Council meeting.
Nick O'Malley Russia has told the UN Security Council that it occupied Crimea at the request of the ousted Ukrainian president, Viktor Yanukovych, in order to protect civilians from armed extremists.
Nick O'Malley, David Wroe The leaders of the world's top industrialised powers have turned on fellow G8 member Russia, condemning its ''clear'' violation of Ukraine's sovereignty after the invasion of the Crimean Peninsula.
Nick O'Malley US Secretary of State John Kerry will visit the Ukrainian capital Kiev on Tuesday as America tries to strengthen its response to the Russian occupation of the Crimean peninsula.
Nick O'Malley Arizona Governor Jan Brewer has vetoed a bill that has been derided by critics as a licence to discriminate against gays.
Nick O'Malley Pressure is mounting on the Republican governor of Arizona to veto a law signed by every Republican member of the state’s senate designed to legalise discrimination against gays.