Strength of family

1 year 6 months ago
How a long, anguished search for a lost mother helped forge Australia's newest literary star.

Photos from the scene

1 year 6 months ago
The number of Iraqi refugees fleeing western Mosul shot up to more than 46,000 by Friday, according to Iraq's Ministry of Migration and Displaced. The number of refugees is expected to increase as the battle to wrestle western Mosul from ISIS control continues, migration ministry head Saif Sabah said.

Glam and glitter

1 year 6 months ago
Glitter, glamour and pride at one of the world's largest gay and lesbian festivals.

Russia replies to Sarah Jessica Parker

1 year 6 months ago
Actress Sarah Jessica Parker doesn't have to feel left out of the foreign policy social scene anymore -- the Russian Foreign Ministry tweeted that Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak would be happy to meet with Parker, too.

US halts expedited processing of H-1B visas

1 year 6 months ago
The US is temporarily suspending expedited processing of H-1B visas, eliminating the option of shorter wait times for the program that helps highly skilled foreigners work at US companies.