Millions of people along the US east coast brace for hurricane-strength winds, flooding and heavy snow in what could be the biggest storm ever to hit the USA.
A Government backbencher says Tony Abbott has "run out of puff" as Labor draws even with the Coalition on preferences in the latest Newspoll.
Julia Gillard says the Government's plan to boost access to Asian language teachers will be tied to a broader overhaul of school funding.
Hundreds of electricians around the country may have contracted deadly mesothelioma from working on meter boards which may contain asbestos.
View images from the US as Hurricane Sandy bears down on the east coast.
View a map of Hurricane Sandy's predicted path as the massive storm approaches the US coast.
Retiring champion Casey Stoner farewelled home fans with a sixth straight Australian MotoGP win.
Editor Russ Radcliff talks about the best political cartoons of the year.
Schools will teach at least one Asian language under Government plans to embrace the region.
The ABC's John Barron speculates on the "known unknowns" of the tightly-locked US election fight.
Mike Bowers discusses the week in pictures with Julian Morrow from The Chaser's Hamster Wheel.
See how Barack Obama and challenger Mitt Romney are tracking in the presidential polls.
Miriam Corowa speaks to the cast of Indigenous drama series Redfern Now.
By Winsome Denyer
Surgeons have managed to regrow breast tissue for a woman who had cancer surgery.
View all the best images as Australian horse racing enters its busiest time of the year.
View a selection of the best photographs that have appeared on ABC News Online.