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Peak-hour tram and bus fares would be slashed and off-peak travel heavily discounted under a proposed overhaul of public transport ticketing designed to drive people away from crowded trains. Government...

Wildfires prompt evacuation across Oregon Wildfires are prompting evacuations in Oregon as homes are being destroyed and thick smoke fills the sky; Amber Wilmarth reports. Oregon’s largest...

Wildfires prompt evacuation across Oregon Wildfires are prompting evacuations in Oregon as homes are being destroyed and thick smoke fills the sky; Amber Wilmarth reports. Oregon’s largest...

Portland marks 100 days of protests Reaction from attorney and U.S. Commission on Civil Rights member Peter Kirsanow. The legislative director for the speaker of the House in Portland's state legislature...

Nebraska football players sue Big Ten over season postponement Complaint alleges that the student athletes will be unable to showcase their talents to professional scouts; David Gibbs, president and general...

Thousands sign petition to recall Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan Seattle radio host Jason Rantz weighs in. Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan filed a petition Monday asking the state Supreme Court to block an effort...

Portland protest turns violent Fox News Christina Coleman reports on the escalating tensions between pro-Trump supporters and demonstrators in Portland, Oregon. Oregon State Police will return to Portland...

The Victorian government has rejected a critical crossbench demand to extend the state of emergency powers, hitting a major roadblock in negotiations. Health Minister Jenny Mikakos on Thursday rejected...

Illustration: Cathy WilcoxCredit: James Moutsias is right (‘‘Emergency laws endanger democracy’’, 25/8), the proposed extension to state of emergency laws is dangerous for our democracy....

Joseph James DeAngelo — the former police officer known as the “Golden Gate Killer” for his spree of rapes and murders across California in the 1970s and 80s  — was sentenced Friday...

Darebin City Council is urging the state government to intervene to stop a hotel in Melbourne's northern suburbs from being used to detain refugees and asylum seekers for Border Force. The Mantra...

California Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency Tuesday to ensure the states receive vital resources amid wildfires that have exacerbated a stifling heat wave. At least 27 fires are raging across...

An English professor at Iowa State University was forced to correct her syllabus after informing her students that they could not submit work that opposes Black Lives Matter, gay marriage, abortion and...

WHEN you reach state pension age you start to get a regular payment from the government. The date varies based on when you are born and will be different to when you can claim a personal or workplace...

Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx calls to ‘stop pointing fingers’ and solve Chicago crime Reaction from Chicago Alderman Raymond Lopez. Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx...

A Centrelink office in Melbourne's inner east threatened with closure at the start of the coronavirus pandemic has been spared for another six months. In May, residents were given just two days'...