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How does Russia meddle in US politics?
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US votes 2020

How does Russia meddle in US politics?

What form does Russian interference take? And how has a climate of “fake news” taken on a life of its own within the US?

  • by Chris Zappone

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What are Trump and Biden's policies?
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US votes 2020

What are Trump and Biden's policies?

One presidential candidate wants to Keep America Great; the other wants to Build Back Better. But what are the candidates' key policies?

  • by Farrah Tomazin
Why are tech giants opposing a 'news media bargaining code'?
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Media bargaining code

Why are tech giants opposing a 'news media bargaining code'?

What is the news media bargaining code and why are tech giants pushing back against it?

  • by Fergus Hunter, Tim Biggs and Zoe Samios
What happens to a woman's body as she gives birth?
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Pregnancy

What happens to a woman's body as she gives birth?

Every labour is different – but there are certain, sometimes surprising, experiences a woman can expect when giving birth. What are they?

  • by Sophie Aubrey
Bob slept on trains. Now he has a home. The fix was simpler than you might think
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Homelessness

Bob slept on trains. Now he has a home. The fix was simpler than you might think

Economists and social workers agree homelessness can be solved. But how?

  • by Sherryn Groch
University fees are changing. How will it affect you?
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University

University fees are changing. How will it affect you?

The federal government's changes to tertiary funding will increase the cost of many degrees while other courses will be cheaper.

  • by Lisa Visentin
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How much influence does the Murdoch media have in Australia?
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Media & marketing

How much influence does the Murdoch media have in Australia?

Kevin Rudd is convinced News Corp has too much influence. How much of the media does News Corp own in Australia? How much sway does it really have?

  • by Zoe Samios
What was Roe v Wade and why is everyone talking about it now?
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Abortion

What was Roe v Wade and why is everyone talking about it now?

What was this famous US court decision – and what would happen if it were overturned?

  • by Nick Bonyhady
What happens if a presidential candidate dies?
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US votes 2020

What happens if a presidential candidate dies?

How does the US system deal with death or illness when it comes to the top job?

  • by Farrah Tomazin
Why is James Packer fronting an inquiry over Crown's behaviour?
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Casinos

Why is James Packer fronting an inquiry over Crown's behaviour?

A year ago Crown insisted it was sinless over money laundering, association with criminals and arrests in China. So why is the scion of one of Australia’s richest families facing a grilling in an inquiry? And what is at stake for Crown's casinos?

  • by Patrick Hatch
How does the federal budget work – and how is it different from yours?
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Federal budget

How does the federal budget work – and how is it different from yours?

What is a federal budget trying to do? How does the government decide where to spend its money? And where did budget rituals such as " the lock-up" come from?

  • by Katina Curtis