Nick O'Malley is the United States correspondent for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age.
Nick O'Malley Former US president Bill Clinton and well-known celebrity lawyer Alan Dershowitz have now been drawn into the lurid sex scandal spawned by allegations that American financier Jeffrey Epstein used a...
Nick O'Malley No one should have been surprised when the evangelical former governor and Fox News host Mike Huckabee announced on Saturday he would quit his show to properly consider another run for the White...
Nick O'Malley It's just past sunset and the strip at South Beach, Miami, is pumping. It is the biggest weekend of the year in America's glitziest city.
Nick O'Malley President Barack Obama has declared the United States will retaliate for the hacking attack on Sony allegedly conducted by North Korea.
Nick O'Malley The field of Republican contenders for the White House in 2016 remains open.
Nick O'Malley Jeb Bush, son of the 41st president of the United States and younger brother of 43rd enjoyed a normal family Thanksgiving last month, he reassured Americans in a Facebook updated earlier today.
Sydney siege: Charles Hurt tells Fox News Australia's tough gun laws to blame for preventing self-defence
Nick O'Malley The siege in Sydney’s CBD and its terrible end received saturation coverage on American cable news, with at least one commentator lamenting Australia’s tough gun laws.
Nick O'Malley The prison camps at Guantanamo Bay were born of the same quiet policy decisions that led to America adopting torture as a tool of the war on terrorism.
Nick O'Malley It is not just the clinical detail of the brutality of American agents that makes the US Senate report on the CIA's torture shocking, it is how chaotic and in the end, pointless, the entire program...
Nick O'Malley According to those who have already seen what is now almost universally known simply as the CIA torture report, its contents are chilling.
Nick O'Malley The release of detainees from the United States prison at Guantanamo Bay has become a common enough occurrence this year that the process runs predictably predictably and smoothly.
Nick O'Malley and Dan Fallon Far from helping the United States overcome racial tension, President Barack Obama's presence in the top job has had the capacity to inflame it.
Nick O'Malley As protests spread around the United States on Wednesday night, reinforced National Guard and police engaged in a tense stand-off in Ferguson, sparing the township much of the violence that tore...
Nick O'Malley Protesters across the United States have gathered for more demonstrations over a grand jury's decision not to charge the police officer who killed Michael Brown.
Nick O'Malley The anger that had been growing in over 100 days of continuous protest spilled into violence as the prosecuting attorney said that a grand jury had found no probable cause to indict Darren Wilson for...
Nick O'Malley After three months, the grand jury in Ferguson has finally reached a decision on whether to indict the white police officer who shot and killed a young black man.
Nick O'Malley The problem in America is not between young black men and white police, but young black men and police in general.