Welfare recipients have once again been threatened with possible drug testing trials, but there may be a catch.
Australia wants to put together "the greatest pitch ever" for Queensland to host the 2032 Olympics.
US country singer Kylie Rae Harris has been killed in a car crash.
Honduras' former first lady Rosa Elena Bonilla has been sentenced to 58 years in prison for misappropriating funds earmarked for social programs.
A Tamil couple and their two young daughters are under enormous mental strain as they await the outcome of their desperate battle against deportation, a friend says.
Federal treasurer Josh Frydenberg says Australia is looking "tranquil" compared to the chaos enveloping Britain.
Regional Queenslanders are on edge in areas where catastrophic bushfire conditions are forecast because their communities are so hard hit by drought that many dams are dry.
Australia's peak palliative care body has changed its stance on euthanasia after legalisation in Victoria's and changes in progress across the country.
Steve Smith has finally found someone who shares his all-consuming love of cricket.
Google's video site YouTube has been fined $US170 million ($A250 million) to settle allegations it collected children's personal data without their parents' consent.