The US House of Representatives has delivered to the Senate a charge that former President Donald Trump incited insurrection in a speech to supporters before the deadly attack on the Capitol.
The Government insists people's movement around New Zealand's managed isolation and quarantine facilities is tightly controlled - despite more travellers coming forward with tales of guests mixing.
A US voting machine company filed a $1.3 billion lawsuit against former President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani, accusing him of defamation in what it called his "big lie" campaign about election fraud.
President Joe Biden has signed an executive order overturning a controversial ban by his predecessor on transgender individuals serving in the US military, a move cheered by LGBTQ advocates that fulfils a campaign promise.
Health alerts have been issued in New South Wales for recent travellers from New Zealand, after a new community Covid-19 case was discovered in Northland.
The Pfizer coronavirus vaccine has been provisionally approved for use in Australia, and the first jabs are set for late next month.
U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, the famed curmudgeon photographed at President Joe Biden's inauguration wearing mittens and a scowl behind his facemask in an image that instantly became a meme, said...
Larry King, who quizzed thousands of world leaders, politicians and entertainers for CNN and other news outlets in a career spanning more than six decades, has died at 87.
British PM Boris Johnson says the new English variant of Covid-19 may be associated with a higher level of mortality although he said evidence showed that both vaccines being used are effective against it.
Police have detained more than 2500 people and used force to break up rallies across Russia as tens of thousands of protesters ignored extreme cold and police warnings to demand the release of...
Australia's government is in no rush to sign up to a target of net zero carbon emissions by 2050, although it recognises the importance of working toward that goal, leader Scott Morrison says.
The mercury will pass the 40degC mark across large swathes of NSW, Victoria and the ACT as southeast Australia cops a weekend heatwave.
President Joe Biden has decorated his new office with busts of civil rights and labour leaders, nods to other presidents who faced great crises, and portraits of American founders who famously disagreed.
Four men have been given long jail terms for the manslaughter of 39 Vietnamese who suffocated to death in an airtight shipping container as they were being smuggled into Britain.
Google has threatened to pull its search engine from Australia over the federal government's media code that would force the tech giant to pay for news content.
Japan has doubled down on its commitment to host the Tokyo Olympics this year and flatly denied reports of a cancellation.
US president Joe Biden must strive to heal the nation’s divisions with an ambitious New Deal that works for the many not the few, a Dunedin academic says.
The global release of the James Bond movie "No Time to Die" has been postponed to October from April, its producers say, another setback for cinemas trying to rebuild a business crushed by the...
The world's biggest vaccine maker says production of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine will not be affected by a deadly fire at its headquarters in India.