- Obama military strategy too weak for future security, panel reports
- Sen. Tom Coburn vows to slow down budget-busting bills ahead of recess
- Obama fantasizes about more executive power, signs new order on federal contractors
- Clintons call Klein, Halper, Kessler ‘a Hat Trick of despicable actors’: report
- Boehner accuses Obama of ‘legacy of lawlessness’
- Pro-marijuana group claims responsibility for Brooklyn Bridge flag swap
- Young adults shun Obamacare mostly due to cost: survey
- Stabbing attack on transgender girl, 15, was ‘bias motivated,’ police say
- LGBT adults still lean overwhelmingly toward Democratic Party
- Lawmakers rattled by Syria genocide horrors, call on Obama to act
Topic - Australia
An Australian medal-winning weightlifter was convicted Thursday of head-butting another Commonwealth Games competitor in the athletes' village and Australia's athletics coach was sent home for criticizing his top star - just as the country's 20-year domination of the competition appeared to be coming to an end.
The Washington Capitals signed forward Nathan Walker to an entry-level contract on Friday, a three-year deal for the Australia native.
A condom that can kill the HIV virus and designed by a bio-tech firm in Australia is set to hit stores within the next few months.
I recently returned home after two weeks of engagements in New Zealand and Australia focusing on empowerment through reading.
Woods will have Angel Cabrera and Henrik Stenson in his group when he opens his major championship season Thursday in the British Open. Woods had back surgery before the Masters and missed the opening two majors.
Monday marked the 77th anniversary of the beginning of all-out war between China and Japan, and Chinese leaders spared no effort to use the occasion to carry out a choreographed anti-Japan propaganda campaign.
Seven years after leaving his home in Australia for the Czech Republic, where he was a 13-year-old who didn't speak the language, Walker became the first Australian drafted by an NHL team.
Capitals prospect Nathan Walker has gained a lot of attention this week. He's even been asked if he has a pet kangaroo.
Indonesia became the newest country to mandate graphic photo warnings on cigarette packs on Tuesday, joining more than 40 other nations or territories that have adopted similar regulations in recent years.
Organizers of a panel discussion that was scheduled at the Sydney, Australia, Festival of Dangerous Ideas fielded so much public outcry on their talk — titled "Honor Killings Are Morally Justified" — that they were forced to cancel it.
After losing their previous matches in Group B to the Netherlands and Chile, both teams took to Arena da Baixada knowing they could not advance to the second round.
The latest restriction dear to the hearts of nanny states is a ban of attractive packaging for cigarettes. Instead of colorful logos and trademarks that differentiate brands, every pack of cigarettes must look alike, with the same prominent government warning.
The result puts Netherlands into a strong position to advance to the last 16 with two wins, including the opening 5-1 rout of defending champion Spain. It almost surely puts Australia out of contention with two defeats.
Alexis Sanchez — a potential star of the World Cup — poked home from close range in the 12th minute, before setting up Jorge Valdivia barely a minute later for the playmaker to finish from the edge of the area.
President Obama's lack of historical perspective continues to amaze me. How did someone like this get to be president of our great nation?