Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz's campaign launch party has been spoiled by the app Yik Yak, an anonymous social media network that has exploded in popularity with college students in the US.
Nick O'Malley In his speech declaring his presidential run, Ted Cruz asked his audience to imagine a president who would abolish Obamacare and the Internal Revenue Service, ramps up border security, one that was pro-life and who would "uphold the sacrament of marriage" and the right to bear arms.
Nick Miller There are winners and losers in the plain packaging for cigarettes battle. Big business is trying valiantly to its protect its ground.
Nick O'Malley Ted Cruz, a charismatic conservative senator from Texas, is the first Republican to officially announce his candidacy for the party's presidential nomination, effectively starting the 2016 primary race.
Peter Hannam As Lee Kuan Yew’s neighbours for a couple of years around the millennium, we had a few unusual but telling insights into the life of Singapore’s modern architect, who died on Monday aged 91.
Lindsay Murdoch He warned Australians they risked becoming the "white trash of Asia" and crushed his political opponents at home.
Rachel Olding Khaled Sharrouf's 14 year-old daughter has boasted about marrying her father's best friend, Mohamed Elomar, in Syria.
Nicole Mathewson, Myles Hume The parents of two Christchurch college pupils have been granted a High Court injunction allowing their sons to compete with the school's Maadi Cup rowing team after they breached Auckland Airport security.
Nick Miller "These things don't happen very often, let's face it," says Richard III's number one fan, Dr Phil Stone.
Su-Lin Tan Modern medicine could not save 19-year-old Sophie Burgess who died 48 hours after giving birth to twins in the UK.
"Malcolm Fraser was a great Australian, providing six decades of public service and a legacy of helping transform ...