Nick O'Malley is the United States correspondent for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age.
Nick O'Malley Standing on the drying strip of curbside grass on Country Club Road where Chris Lane died on Friday afternoon, his partner, Sarah Harper could only bring herself to say a few words this morning.
Nick O'Malley When Chris Lane jogged past the three boys on Country Club Road in the town of Duncan in southern Oklahoma, they did not see a young man, says the local chief of police, Danny Ford, but a target.
Nick O'Malley Anthony Weiner has gone gonzo. No one watching the former congressman's campaign to become the Democratic candidate for this year's New York City mayoral election believes he has a chance.
Nick O'Malley United States correspondent Nick O'Malley goes on the campaign trail in August with Anthony Weiner, the sexting scandal plagued runner for the New York City Democratic mayoral primary.
Nick O'Malley The red stains spread out across the maps of the US like bruises or the ink blots of a Rorschach test.
Nick O'Malley The first call came in at 9am on a Saturday and did not excite Bob Woodward much. A group of men had been caught breaking into the Democratic National Committee headquarters in the Watergate building...
Nick O'Malley Sure, the flight of readers to online competitors hurt America's newspapers, but it was the prostitutes that really crippled them, and this probably takes some explaining.
Nick O'Malley New York city's politics turned so weird last week that the campaign spokeswoman of a man who has admitted to dropping $15,000 on hookers accused another candidate of being a bad husband, and...
Nick O'Malley Detroit may have been declared bankrupt but, in the midst of the decay, the Motor City's heart is revving back to life.
Nick O'Malley Despite an $18.5-billion debt and bankruptcy, there is a glimmer of hope for Detroit.
Nick O'Malley For the first time as President he sought to explain in some detail the black perspective to a broad American audience from his own experience.
Nick O'Malley A few years ago, when you headed from Bismarck in central North Dakota up towards Williston in the state's north-west, it might have seemed you were heading from nowhere to nothing.
Nick O'Malley The impact of the fracking revolution on global warming could be catastrophic
Nick O'Malley So far the protests have been largely peaceful. Thousands have turned out in cities across the US to lament the acquittal of George Zimmerman for the murder or manslaughter of Trayvon Martin.
Nick O'Malley People appear to have forgotten that when race first became a factor in this case it was because for six weeks after the shooting Zimmerman was neither arrested nor charged.
Nick O'Malley Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleads not guilty to setting off a pair of homemade pressure-cooker bombs at the race's crowded finish on April 15.
Nick O'Malley The Texas Attorney General was so excited about the US Supreme Court's decision to strike down elements of the Voting Rights Act last month that he could not even wait to draft a press statement,...
Nick O'Malley In the cult US crime television series The Wire, a drug dealer is in a prison book club meeting when he is asked what F.
Nick O'Malley Rick Perry, who famously fluffed his lines as a US Republican presidential candidate, may be back in the hunt for the White House after ending his stint as Texas governor.
Nick O'Malley The first man to be freed from death row in the US because of DNA evidence remembers the moment his lawyer gave him the news as though it were yesterday.