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Comedian Bill Cosby testified in 2005 that he had obtained Quaaludes with the intent of giving the sedatives to young women in order to have sex with them.
In 2012 some 7.7 per cent of all births in Australia were premature, including more than 2,500 'extremely' premature births.
The upsetting aftermath of Stage 3 continued with more bad news as Orica-GreenEDGE confirmed race-ending fractures for Simon Gerrans and Daryl Impey.
Can New Zealand’s notorious gangs be a positive force in their communities? From making sandwiches for needy children to having an older and wiser view of life,...
A routine intercept has turned violent with a Victorian police officer shot in the head while trying to pull over a car.
A tweet from the official England Football team's account, following the success of the English team at the Women's World Cup has caused outrage online.
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You are on the train when you overhear a commuter being verbally attacked because of their race. What do you do?
EXCLUSIVE: A leading Christian denomination could stop performing official weddings, if same-sex marriage is legalised.
Opponents of same sex marriage are losing the debate, and they know it. Expect their arguments to get even more crazy before the end, writes Robert Burton-Bradley
Panellists on Q&A have unanimously criticised the Abbott government for banning government ministers from appearing on the ABC TV program.
Pope Francis said Mass for more than half a million Ecuadoreans on Monday and hinted he wanted a major Vatican gathering this year to find ways to reach out to...
Adults who were adopted from foreign countries as children say there is a lack of support for adoptees in Australia and they feel powerless to have their voices...
Treasurer Joe Hockey’s suggestion that people should “get a good job that pays good money” in order to buy their first home, sparked a debate about housing...
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Go behind the scenes of Alex de Jong's story on New Zealand's changing gang culture.
A newly-refurbished Hello Kitty theme park has opened in China. When it first opened in November 2014, the ambitious amusement park was subjected to a barrage of abuse from critics, who were unimpressed with its design and layout.
People around the world have celebrated with pride marches following the US Supreme Court's ruling that same-sex couples would have the right to marry nationwide.
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Tens of thousands of anti-austerity protesters massed outside Britain's parliament on Saturday to demonstrate against the newly re-elected Conservative government's plans for further public spending cuts.
The African-American community in Charleston, South Carolina are grieving as Dylann Roof, charged with the murder of nine worshippers who were gunned down at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, appears for the first time in court.
Historically, minorities appeared in comics as racial stereotypes or crude comic relief, offering cheap laughs at accents and over exaggerated features. But some artists are fighting back.
This year's attack on the office of Charlie Hebdo served as inspiration for an international cartoon competition, making fun of Islamic State terrorists. Hosted by Iran's House of Cartoon, the competition attracted more than 1000 entries from artists worldwide, including Australians.
Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting, has begun. During this month, Muslim believers abstain from eating, drinking, smoking and having sex from dawn until sunset. Ramadan is sacred to Muslims because it is during that month that tradition says the Koran was revealed to the Prophet Mohammed. The holy month ends with Eid al-Fitr, a festival to celebrate the end of daylight fasting.