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‘This is Democracy’s day’: Biden sworn in as President
Joe Biden has repeated his message of unity and hope in his inaugural speech as 46th US President; Kamala Harris has become the first female vice-president | WATCH
Trump ‘left a note for Biden’ … but what did it say?
Donald Trump upholds tradition by leaving a letter to his successor before departing White House — but its contents remain a mystery.
Trump’s final act as president: get out of jail free
True to form, Donald Trump kept people guessing in his last hours at the White House. And then the news came: he had granted 73 pardons.
Pax Americana is on the ash heap of history
Those expecting a Biden administration to reassert America’s democratic leadership across the globe should not believe the hype.
PM’s gas-fired Covid recovery plan
Scott Morrison strikes two-year deal with large LNG exporters to offer uncontracted gas first to Australian companies to ensure prices can be kept low.
Djokovic defends tennis quarantine demands
After public backlash, a wounded Novak Djokovic posts letter to Australia clarifying his intent over quarantine requests sent to tennis boss Craig Tiley.
Students long way off being citizens
Important facts about democracy, government, the law and national values evade many Australian students, testing reveals.
Aussie uni recruiting firm hides CCP links
Intelligence experts fear a WA firm secretly advertising CCP links may be a talent recruitment hub for Beijing.
Veteran TV star in row on custody
A father has been told to double child support payments despite his ex-partner allegedly refusing to let him see their daughter.
Overseas travel ban makes tropics outlook grim
Spartacus the croc leapt out of the water to snatch his dinner at a farm north of Cairns on Wednesday, and for a moment the problems created by COVID-19 melted away.