Julia Gillard

Election Coverage: Obama Reelected

Obama has been reelected. Ohio put the Democrat over the 270 electoral vote threshold. Check back with the live blog for the latest updates.

Asylum-Seekers Seeking To Reach Australia Drown Off Coast Of Indonesia

On Wednesday, another unseaworthy boat with more than 150 asylum-seekers sunk to the bottom of the sea off Indonesia while seeking asylum in Australia. A continuing massive search and rescue operation has plucked 55 survivors out of the sea, but more are still missing as critical hours just ended.