The Biden administration’s plan to freeze out China’s games paves the way for Australia and other nations to follow suit.
- by Matthew Knott and Eryk Bagshaw
Dole made a classic journey from the poverty of the Great Depression of the 1930s, through World War II battlefields to the corridors of power in Washington.
- by Will Dunham
The world must be on guard for particularly large waves on the horizon and respond quickly — even if it’s just hitting the “pause” button.
- by Elizabeth Weise
Initial data from South Africa, the epicentre of the outbreak of the Omicron variant, does not show a resulting surge of hospitalisations, America’s top COVID adviser said.
An independent inquiry will investigate why school staff sent a student back to class despite finding images of bullets on his phone and disturbing drawings with the words “blood everywhere”.
One week into Ghislaine Maxwell’s sex-trafficking trial, the jury has already been on board Jeffrey Epstein’s private jet and inside his Palm Beach mansion. They’ve also seen his stained massage table.
- by Patricia Hurtado and Mary Biekert
The news organisation said, “additional information has come to light”, leading to the firing of the popular prime-time TV host.
- by Joseph Wilkinson
A Michigan judge set bail at $US500,000 each for the parents of a teenager accused of murdering four fellow high school students after the couple was taken into custody following a high-profile manhunt.
- by Kathleen Foody
Researchers are scrambling to learn more about the heavily mutated variant that is driving a surge in cases in South Africa and has rapidly spread to countries around the world.
- by Reuters
Police had been searching for Ethan Crumbley’s parents James and Jennifer after laying involuntary manslaughter charges. Police say they had bought the firearm for their son as a Christmas gift.
- by Brendan O'Brien and Joseph Ax
Secret US government documents suggest the Kremlin is planning a multi-front offensive as soon as early next year involving up to 175,000 troops.
- by Shane Harris and Paul Sonne