Bill Cosby is convicted on retrial of molesting Andrea Constand, completing the spectacular late-life downfall of a comedian who broke racial barriers in Hollywood on his way to TV superstardom as America's Dad.
As the world watches to see the outcome of today's talks between North and South Korea, tiny islands in the middle of the Pacific are hoping it will mean a stop to the constant threat of a nuclear attack. Guam, Hawaii and Palau will keep a…
The Murray-Darling Basin Plan is six years in and Australian taxpayers have spent $8 billion on it so far — yet the internationally significant ecosystem at the end of the basin, the Coorong, is dying.
US President Donald Trump offers a whirlwind of commentary about world events, admits to knowing about a payment to porn actress Stormy Daniels and praises rapper Kanye West in a wide-ranging phone interview on the Fox and Friends program.
A former South Australian police officer is jailed for drug trafficking while she was a member of the force. The court heard she told an official it was a "victimless crime" because she was off-duty and only sold to fellow users.
A Northcote cafe owner accused of underpaying staff by at least $4 an hour threatens legal action against those who complained "if the harassment continues", as the Fair Work Ombudsman confirms it is now investigating the claims.
A judge asks police to explain why passengers on a flight from Melbourne were kept on the plane for more than an hour after it landed back on the tarmac when a passenger, who claimed he had a bomb, had already been subdued.
The auto giant agrees to pay a record $10 million fine for unconscionable conduct after it failed to fix faulty gearboxes in more than 10,000 Australian cars and told some customers the problem was caused by their "driving style".
For many people the shock of a cancer diagnosis can only be tempered by the phrase: "at least we caught it early". But new data shows this can't be said for many patients diagnosed with two of Australia's most common cancers — lung and…
The Government blows an $8 billion hole in the NDIS by ditching its planned Medicare levy increase, in a move that could make it easier for the Coalition to explain the expected income tax cuts in this year's federal budget.
Hundreds of thousands of people gather around the nation as Australia pauses to mark the 103rd anniversary of the landing of Australian and New Zealand troops at Gallipoli and remember those who have been lost in war.
High-profile financial planner Sam Henderson says he was not aware an employee from his firm had impersonated a client during calls to the client's superannuation fund, the banking royal commission hears.
Witnesses say the driver of a rental van that slammed into people on a busy Toronto footpath appeared to make no effort to stop but officials say it is too soon to determine if the incident was an act of terrorism.
Mother and baby are doing well, says Kensington Palace, as the birth of a son for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge is announced. The boy is the third child for Prince William and Kate, and fifth in line to the throne.
Millionaire property developer Ron Medich is likely to die in jail after being found guilty of ordering a hit on former business associate Michael McGurk, who was shot in his car while his son sat next to him.
The banking royal commission hears further evidence about inappropriate financial advice, with embattled wealth management company AMP again under the spotlight for not always acting in its customers' best interests.
Labor senator Murray Watt says that five of 10 companies that signed a letter supporting corporate tax cuts didn't pay any tax in 2015-16, and therefore wouldn't be in a position to use the tax cuts to help boost wages. RMIT ABC Fact Check…
Three sisters, one headmistress and allegations of molestation. Former Melbourne principal Malka Leifer is wanted on 74 counts of child sexual abuse. Here's what happened behind closed doors at the all-girls school.