Canberra responded to a damning report from the Australian Human Rights Commission by attacking the Commission's president and avoiding the issue altogether.
Even the Romanian Prime Minister complained that "The Romanians Are Coming" is prejudiced.
Brisbane's Gallery of Modern Art has banned selfie sticks, presumably after too many people swung them close to art in the pursuit of the perfect #artselfie.
"The evidence says that we do not understand why it was built or who built it," a police official said at a press conference.
FBI agents arrested three foreign nationals on Wednesday, one of whom was about to board a plane to Turkey with aims of joining the Islamic State in Syria.
In California, if you tell a medical professional you've checked out underage nudes, they're required to report you to the police.
Environmental activists may have killed the pipeline for now, but as the Keystone saga drags on, the root causes of climate change go unchecked.
Marijuana is not more dangerous than alcohol. Or so says a new study, which looked into the deadliness of recreational drugs and found that booze is 114 times more lethal than weed.
Josh Denbeaux takes on cases most attorneys would consider lost causes. When I asked him why, he said, "Well, I don't lose."
Thousands of young New Yorkers, many of whom are gay, bisexual, or trans, are trading sex for shelter.
Turing was himself convicted of indecency in 1952. He was chemically castrated and two years later, at the age of 41, died in an apparent suicide, after taking a bite of a cyanide-laced apple.
The verdict came after a bizarre trial that was heavily covered by the national media and renewed focus on the problem of mental health among America's veterans.
Residents of the US capital will soon be able to legally possess and grow marijuana, but they won't be able to buy or sell the drug—at least for the time being.
An insider's account of the bizarre world of the Chinese state-run English-language media.
Just hours after Congress delivered its bill green-lighting the controversial, the President sent the legislation back — just the third time he's used his veto power.
They're mad at Tony Abbott for suggesting Indonesia repay $1 billion in Tsunami aid by staying the executions of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran.
New York is showing new inmates videos with tips from prisoners on how to avoid rape. Here's how advocates and experts focused on the prison-industrial complex are reacting.
The government apparently doesn't consider Martin's death a civil rights issue, even as it continues weighing whether to press charges for more recent killings of unarmed black men.
As the attack on the staff of Charlie Hebdo made clear, journalists everywhere face threats intended to silence them. Religious extremists play a role, but government and anti-government forces are also to blame.
Washington, DC is set to move forward with weed legalization by the end of this week. But thanks to congressional meddling, the estimated $130 million local marijuana market will stay untaxed, unregulated, and underground.
The late actor's character from the 1980s movie Road House is reportedly being used to teach New York City cops how to play nice.
Authorities in France—the biggest Western source of foreign fighters in Iraq and Syria—can now seize passports and ID cards from people suspected of trying to join Islamist groups in the region.
The 31-year-old activist died on January 24, almost certainly at the hands of Egyptian security forces. One month later, based on an extensive series of interviews, VICE News has pieced together how that day unfolded.
It's good because it means there are fewer detainees, but bad because the remaining detainees might go to Nauru.