Rapidly spreading bird flu infects foxes and other wild mammals

Rapidly spreading bird flu infects foxes and other wild mammals

Something was wrong with the foxes. Fox kits,or young foxes,were behaving in strange ways:shaking,seizing or struggling to stand.

  • byEmily Anthes

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First Omicron wave was really twice the size of recorded cases,study says

First Omicron wave was really twice the size of recorded cases,study says

Data found that at least 17 per cent – or almost 3.5 million – Australian adults had caught the virus by the end of February.

  • byMary Ward andLucy Carroll
Australia should demand US release of Assange,says Carr

Australia should demand US release of Assange,says Carr

Former NSW premier and foreign minister Bob Carr is calling on his former federal Labor colleagues to help a citizen facing a lifetime in prison.

  • byDavid Crowe
If Albanese asks for Assange’s freedom,Biden has every reason to agree:Bob Carr

If Albanese asks for Assange’s freedom,Biden has every reason to agree:Bob Carr

Australia’s former Labor foreign affairs minister writes that this is the new prime minister’s moment to tell the US president what he has already declared publicly about the Assange case:“Enough is enough.”

  • byBob Carr
Google urged to stop directing people to fake abortion clinics

Google urged to stop directing people to fake abortion clinics

US politicians are questioning Google search results that divert people looking for abortion services to “fake clinics” that don’t provide the procedure and dissuade people from ending a pregnancy.

  • byKim Bellware
Bipartisanship and progressive policy:is this what it feels like to be a Kiwi?

Bipartisanship and progressive policy:is this what it feels like to be a Kiwi?

New childcare reforms have been described as “the greatest transformation of early education in a generation”,and for once,the political hyperbole matches reality.

  • byJacqueline Maley
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Pre-retirees told not to panic as market meltdown hits super balances

Pre-retirees told not to panic as market meltdown hits super balances

Super accounts took a beating this week following the carnage on world sharemarkets but experts caution that super is a long-term investment and those who panic usually miss out on the rebound.

  • byJohn Collett
Colbert show staffers arrested at US Capitol after hours

Colbert show staffers arrested at US Capitol after hours

Those arrested in the building after the third day of public hearings into the January 6 insurrection included the voice of Triumph the Insult Comic Dog.

  • byMichael Balsamo
‘A simple protest that got out of hand’:Trump defends role in Capitol attack

‘A simple protest that got out of hand’:Trump defends role in Capitol attack

Donald Trump has denied that he incited the US Capitol attack,while accusing his former vice president and attorney-general of being too weak to help him overturn the 2020 election.

  • byFarrah Tomazin
COVID-19 shots for babies and toddlers approved by US medical regulator

COVID-19 shots for babies and toddlers approved by US medical regulator

Pfizer and Moderna have produced vaccines for children as young as six months. Moderna next plans to study its shots for babies as young as three months.

  • byLindsey Tanner
UK orders extradition of Julian Assange to United States

UK orders extradition of Julian Assange to United States

Julian Assange will be extradited to the United States to face spying charges over the publication of classified documents more than a decade ago,but his lawyers said he will appeal.

  • byLatika Bourke