The driver suspected of killing 10 people and injuring 15 others when he ploughed a rental van into pedestrians in Toronto will make his first court appearance on Tuesday when details of a motive for the attack are expected to emerge.
The federal government has hit out at Queensland's proposed laws to restrict tree-clearing, saying it would be devastating to farmers.
A Sydney man is set to face court after police and Australian border officers discovered three kilograms of cocaine in an air cargo consignment.
Former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalised in Houston with an infection, just after attending the funeral of his wife, Barbara, a spokesman says.
New inflation figures confirm Australia won't be joining the US in raising interest rates any time soon, a relief to highly indebted households at a time of low wages growth.
Melbourne coach Craig Bellamy can't recall a Warriors side defending as well as the current NRL line-up.
Babies exposed to moderate to high levels of caffeine while in the womb are more likely to gain excess weight in early childhood, a study has found.
Catherine, wife of Prince William, smiled and waved as she left hospital on Monday after giving birth to a boy who is now fifth in line to the British throne.
Form doesn't seem to matter too much on Anzac Day.But if history is anything to go by, Wednesday's heavyweight clash between St George Illawarra and the Sydney Roosters is going to be a cracker.
Police hunting for a gunman who fled naked after killing four people at a Nashville Waffle House have searched public schools through the night to make sure they will be safe when they reopen.