After years of gridlock, Congress passed significant gun control legislation for the first time in the last 30 years.
We asked four experts to explain what gas taxes are used for and whether waiving them will make much of a difference to American households.
Politics with Michelle Grattan: Greg Barns on the battle to free Julian Assange
Michelle Grattan speaks with barrister Greg Barns, a senior advisor to the Australian Assange Campaign.
The road map for a more sustainable future starts with clean energy and fossil-fuel-free transportation.
The US president was hoping that the gathering of Latin American leaders would present a united front of migrants. But several key players were absent.
The US is convening Latin American countries in Los Angeles this week to discuss major regional issues. An expert explains 3 key things to know about one top concern – migration.
The number of candidates running in party primaries has ballooned since 2010. That may result in extreme, inexperienced or controversial nominees who do not represent a majority of voters.
Only 13% of US solar industry jobs are currently in manufacturing. The Biden administration hopes the sector will grow fast, but that might not be so simple.
The shooters in the Buffalo and Uvalde massacres were both 18, and legally purchased assault rifles. This is fueling calls to raise the age when someone can purchase this weapon from 18 to 21.
New Zealand – like Australia – must increase its overseas aid spending if it is serious about matching China’s ambitions in the South Pacific.
The firearms industry pressure group is expert in preventing any reform of America’s weak gun ownership laws. Here’s why.
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has raised concerns about China’s intentions towards Taiwan.
For years, New Zealand has tried to separate its economic dependency on China from its pro-Western strategic alliances. The new Indo-Pacific Economic Framework tests that balancing act even more.
The Quad summit in Tokyo has praised Australia raising its ambition on climate change, after Anthony Albanese told fellow leaders his government would do more to assist Pacific countries address it.
At 6 feet, 8 inches tall, Brittney Griner has become an international basketball star. She is now locked up in a Russian prison after what US officials describe as “wrongfully detained.”
Lend-lease is a mechanism that will help speed the delivery of military aid to the battlefields of Ukraine.
A digest of the week’s coverage of the war against Ukraine.
The US president has set out Nato’s war aims and provided substantial funding to back the plan.
Putin’s war is being portrayed as an attack on democracy in a country where the notion of democratic values is a deeply divisive issue.
Despite the halt to the federal mask mandate for mass transit, people may still choose to protect themselves. For those who do, the type of mask and how well it fits matter.