An emergency rescue is underway at the remains of an Oklahoma school in the US, where a massive tornado has hit. Richard Arnold reports on the latest from Oklahoma City as the residents begin the clean up.
Sydney police say it's unusual for a robber to go so far as to hold a gun to the head of a young girl, as they investigate a traumatising attack on a 12-year-old. Jason Morrison with the latest on the robbery.
Would forcing young drivers to remain on P-plates until 25 cut the road tolls? Dicko & Sarah look at considering better protection for our youth on the roads, meaning a zero alcohol level for an extra 3 years.
Kevin Rudd has reaffirmed his backflip on same-sex marriage is because he thinks Australia's ready to acknowledge same-sex unions. He says, Australia has 'grown up enough' to introduce same sex marriage.
Online gambling is becoming normalised for teenagers. 1 in 4 teens have gambled in a video game, and 40% of those say they're likely to gamble with real money in the future. Time to stop advertising gambling?
Animal theft and bating, backyard pets being targeted by stickers on letter boxes. Is this a scare tactic or is it happening? Stuart Bocking on protecting your furry family members from people with evil intentions.
A man charged over the Muslim riots has been berated by a magistrate for refusing to stand at his court hearing. Mohammed Issai Issaka told the court his religious beliefs stopped him rising for the magistrate.
If a child is not vaccinated, should child care centres and schools be allowed to refuse taking that child? Paul Murray looks at the current immunization rates, now below 80%, and the rise of the anti-vax people.
Could we soon be paying more for fast food? There will not be a "fat tax" according to the federal government, and instead rely on education in our battle against obesity. Jason Morrison discusses the proposal.
Why is it that some brands connect with us and remain popular, while others simply tank? Stuart Bocking looks at winning the battle for relevance, tips on how successful companies grab everyone's attention.
North Sydney council will use license place recognition technology to catch people using restricted areas without meters overstaying their limits. Stuart Bocking with Mayor Jilly Gibson on the move. Is it just revenue raising?
Chris Kenny writes journalists do more than contribute to the national conversation; they shape its parameters. Jason Morrison on whether they are blinkered to their political views over grass roots reality.
Homebuyers are being told not to be intimidated by Sydney's house prices, which are amongst the highest in the world. Listings in inner city fetch up to $13,000 a square metre, pricier than New York or Paris.
The footy show is not the smartest show on TV, but lampooning a photo of a baby girl has viewers furious. Dicko & Sarah reveal the 'ugly baby' photo stunt that was disrespectful and has parents angry.
New polls out today show Julia Gillard is on par with Tony Abbott as preferred Prime Minister. Education and the budget will continue to dominate the political agenda this week, as Julia Gillard gains ground.
This week: comedian, actor and author Ruby Wax on her book Sane New World, the budget, Eurovision and Alien or small child? Professor Gary Nolan who is responsible for working out where 'Ata' came from.
This week: the health issues surrounding electromagnetic radiation, can back pain be cured with a course of antibiotics, the latest on Autism, is breast cancer typically genetic, and mechanisms of aging.
Should school students be taught the dangers of performance enhancing supplements, as they are about illicit drugs? John Stanley reveals students using sports supplements and muscle enhancing drugs at crisis point.
An election showdown is looming over the future of the GST, but senior Coalition frontbencher Barnaby Joyce has describes the debate as a "red herring". Jason Morrison speaks with him about the claims.
James Packer is pushing for his proposed $1 billion casino at Barangaroo to contain multimillion-dollar apartments to offer soaring views over Sydney harbour to bolster the financial viability of the project.
A draft of the new Sydney rail timetable has been released, with some stations set to get their peak hour services slashed. Dicko & Sarah look at the winners and losers of the new timetable for the rail network.