Nick O'Malley is the United States correspondent for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age.
Nick O'Malley In the United States it is graduation season, but across the country it has also become a time of protest and political controversy.
Nick O'Malley As President Barack Obama dedicated the new September 11 museum on Thursday, workers in One World Trade Centre above readied the building for its first tenant, Conde Nast.
Nick O'Malley Michelle Knight, one of three girls kept prisoner in a Cleveland, Ohio, house for more than a decade by Ariel Castro, tells Nick O'Malley how it has been easier to forgive her captor than her family.
Nick O'Malley DUNCAN, Oklahoma, April 14 AP - A fourth person has been charged in the death of Australian baseball player Christopher Lane in southern Oklahoma.
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.