It could have been a scene from Anchorman. At the end of a typical evening news report on Alaskan network KTVA, television journalist Charlo Greene spectacularly quit her job live on air.
Three football fans say they were "furious and humiliated" after being detained at a rugby league match for using their mobile telephones in a manner an onlooker deemed suspicious.
A police dog squad van crashed into a house in Smithfield on Tuesday morning.
Giving taxpayer funding to private colleges would have disastrous consequences for Australia's higher education sector and could drive some universities out of the market, according to one of the country's most influential vice-chancellors.
Social Services Minister Kevin Andrews has been accused of peddling misinformation about the New Zealand welfare system in his push to restrict dole payments to the young.
The former independent monitor of Australia's national security laws has said the extraordinary powers used to detain people without charge following counter-terrorism raids in Sydney are "worse than useless" and should not be used.
Islamic State has urged its supporters to go out and kill civilians of the West, including Australians, as Prime Minister Tony Abbott warned the nation will have to sacrifice freedoms for security against terrorism in what he called these "darkening times".
Islamic State's call to arms a scatter-gun approach, to say the least – and more than faintly ridiculous.
Returning NRL coach Wayne Bennett commands Golden God status in his temple at Red Hill but even he was not promising miracles for the Broncos as he takes command of his old club heading into the 2015 NRL season.
The ABC is attempting to defend a defamation case brought against it by corrupt former NSW Labor minister Ian Macdonald by arguing his "bad reputation" could not have been further damaged by claims made in a television news broadcast.