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Boeing's crew taxi has returned to Earth from the International Space Station, completing a repeat test flight before NASA astronauts climb aboard.The Starliner capsule parachuted on Wednesday into the New Mexico desert - with airbags attached to cushion the landing - four hours after leaving the orbiting lab.
A Sydney content creator went exploring inside a shopping centre which has been abandoned for over a decade. See what they found.
A first attempt by Democrats to respond to the back-to-back mass shootings in Buffalo, New York, and Uvalde, Texas, has failed in the US Senate.Republicans blocked a domestic terrorism bill that would have opened debate on hate crimes and gun safety.
Fiji is joining US President Joe Biden's Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF), the White House says, making it the first Pacific island country in the plan that is part of a US effort to push back on China's growing regional influence.The announcement came as China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi began a sweeping tour of Pacific island countries - including Fiji - a region that is becoming an increasingly tense front in the competition for influence between the US and China.
The World Health Organisation says nearly 200 cases of monkeypox have been reported in more than 20 countries not usually known to have outbreaks of the unusual disease.But the WHO described the epidemic as "containable" and proposed creating a stockpile to equitably share the limited vaccines and drugs available worldwide.
Melbourne firies were called into action to rescue a three-year-old boy who got himself stuck on a bench. Find out what happened.
In explaining the reasons for Russia’s unexpected military weakness in Ukraine, few have expressed it better than The Economist. The magazine noted “the incurable inadequacy of despotic power” and “the cheating, bribery and peculation” that is “characteristic of the entire administration”. Peculation means embezzlement. It’s a word rarely used nowadays; these words were in fact published by The Economist in October 1854, when Russia was in the process of losing the Crimean War. But they might ju
Angel Garza arrived at the scene and immediately began helping a bloodied little girl. It was his daughter's best friend and what she had to say left the dad shattered. Find out more.
Leigh James Pattinson has jailed for at least 18 months after being found guilty of choking a women during a sadomasochistic sex session until she passed out.On Friday, Judge Mark Buscombe issued a total jail sentence of two-and-a-half years after finding Pattinson choked his victim, known as DW, despite her using a safe word to indicate that she did not want to continue.
TikToker Nicole DeLosReyes says she was told to either leave or buy a shirt when trying to enter the theme park. Find out more.
Footage shows the stunned family patting and feeding the visitor. Watch it here.
Andy Fletcher, the keyboard player with electronic music giants Depeche Mode, has died at the age of 60, the band has announced.Fletcher, nicknamed 'Fletch', founded the group in Basildon in England's southeast in 1980 and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame two years ago.
A woman allegedly murdered by her on-off boyfriend said he had emotionally hurt her and had hit her, a jury has been told.Ebru Mercan testified that after her friend Samah Baker revealed she had been hit, she suggested she get an AVO against him but "she brushed it off".
ShutterstockThe COVID medication Paxlovid has been available in Australia on the Pharmaceuticals Benefits Scheme (PBS) since the start of May, with eligible patients directed to talk to their GP for a prescription. Paxlovid is an oral treatment for mild COVID, taken as a tablet, which has two active ingredients: nirmatrelvir and ritonavir. Together, they reduce the ability of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID, to multiply in your body. So who should access Paxlovid? And what are the potent
It is feared the most disadvantaged of Australia's aspiring homeowners will still struggle to secure loans despite the incoming federal government's promised equity contribution offer.Labor's centrepiece cost-of-living policy announced during the election, its Help to Buy scheme, aims to slash the cost of buying a new dwelling by 40 per cent and an existing one by 30 per cent.
New Zealand will authorise a second booster shot for COVID-19, as the country's top doctor tests positive to the virus while overseas.Director General of Health Ashley Bloomfield has come down with coronavirus while attending the World Health Assembly in Switzerland.
A domestic violence victim who stabbed a stranger to death when claiming to be acting out of fear has been jailed for seven years and seven months.NSW Supreme Court Justice Helen Wilson said Lily Ridgeway had been "hypersensitive" to any threat after having suffered shocking domestic violence from two previous partners when she stabbed Jason Adams once in the heart.
Macca's is under fire over an ingredient commonly used in Indigenous cooking. Here's what the food giant had to say.
ShutterstockHow fast is evolution? In adaptive evolution, natural selection causes genetic changes in traits that favour the survival and reproduction of individual organisms. Although Charles Darwin thought the process occurred over geological timescales, we have seen examples of dramatic adaptive evolution over only a handful of generations. The peppered moth changed colour in response to air pollution, poaching has driven some elephants to lose their tusks and fish have evolved resistance to
Telstra has paid more than $11 million to thousands of customers after failing to follow industry compensation rules.The telecommunications giant admits an IT error meant it failed to accept it was liable to pay compensation within a 14-day time limit on more than 67,000 occasions between 2017 and 2021.