A woman can knock back a scotch. A man can drink a glass of rosé. We can do all this - and more - without adding new words to the dictionary.
I changed my mind about asylum seekers. Here's why.
Why are we so indifferent about the plight of asylum seekers trying to reach Australia?
Immigrants do not threaten our jobs — on the contrary, they create new possibilities and demand in our economy.
Expectations meet reality.
Do you procrastinate about taking care of financial matters in your life?
The average American produces about 130 pounds of trash a month, and an article in the journal Nature estimates that global solid-waste generation will triple to...
After World War II, Dr Seuss dedicated himself to creating art that would speak to a sense of fairness and justice that he believed only children possessed.
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Mishandling or leaking classified information can carry heavy criminal sanctions, regardless of whether the material was properly classified, serves any public...
What Westerners migrating to IS have in common with Westerners who sympathized with communism
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Following South Carolina's lead, is it time to ban a symbol with a dark past?
It's the first court ruling in the world to mandate reducing greenhouse gases for humans.

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The Bali bombings killed 202, including 88 Australians – a two part Dateline special brings three of the bereaved face-to-face with the terrorists behind the attack.
This Education Week, we bring you a range of stories from schools and students around Australia.

PNG MP withdraws Manus rape claim

A Papua New Guinea MP has withdrawn claims that police were investigating the rape of a Manus Island woman by expatriate workers at the Australian-run detention...
Hundreds of the world's leading scientists, engineers and business people are coming together to warn of the dangers of weapons controlled by Artificial...
The award-winning series is back as the UNCHR releases figures showing a record-breaking number of refugees.
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A Zimbabwean conservation group have alleged that a foreign hunter is responsible for the brutal shooting and beheading of an iconic lion named Cecil.