Large liquor stores are being built in many communities despite strong local opposition, experts say, with new research showing the courts are finding in favour of the alcohol industry in more than 75 per cent of cases opposing the construction of new warehouses.
Official data released today shows Australians, on the whole, have never been wealthier — but welfare groups say the figures highlight a growing divide between social classes across the nation.
At midnight, almost 230 cricketers around the country will be out of contract. What will the cricket world look like if a last-minute deal is not reached?
Not content to simply point people in the direction of national parks, it sounds like Airbnb will now offer the well-heeled even more luxurious places to stay. Codenamed Airbnb Lux, the short-term rental service will soon offer penthouses and mansion…
Trump’s deputy press secretary, Sarah Sanders, said on Thursday that Donald Trump ‘did not go too far’ in his morning tweet attacking MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski. Trump assailed Brzezinski on Thursday via Twitter, calling her ‘crazy’ and alleging she had been bleeding at one point from a facelift
President Trump on June 29 said in a speech at the Energy Department that the United States has “near limitless supplies of energy.”
Senate leadership mulls options to woo moderates, including keeping tax increase on certain investments and nixing cuts to subsidies for poor and elderly
As senators started to leave Washington for the Fourth of July recess, a compromise over their beleaguered healthcare bill that would attract enough votes to pass seemed distant.
Days after the Senate Republican leadership faced a revolt from both wings of their caucus over a draft bill to repeal and replace Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act (ACA), lawmakers were considering whether to reach out to moderates by keeping the former president’s tax increase on wealthier people’s investments and retreating on cuts for subsidies to the poor and elderly.
You can tell by its name: The next version of Apple's macOS, High Sierra, isn't a huge and transformative update. Instead, like Snow Leopard and Mountain Lion, the new OS refines what came before it. It's hard not to feel a bit disappointed, though,…
As the Referendum Council prepares to deliver its major report today, the Law Council of Australia says any new Indigenous body giving advice to Federal Parliament must be set up to be “frank and fearless”.