US Defence Secretary James Mattis says countering China's rapidly expanding military and an increasingly aggressive Russia are now the main focus of America's national security, outpacing the threat of terrorism.
A man who allegedly fled the scene of a fatal shooting in Merrylands, west of Sydney, is charged with the murder of a 22-year-old man police say was known to him.
Nick Kyrgios is starting to wonder if he has made the wrong choice to contest both the singles and doubles at the Australian Open because of the oppressive heat gripping Melbourne.
Aly Raisman has confronted her former doctor, Larry Nassar, who has pleaded guilty to multiple sexual assaults, warning him that the testimonies from his survivors will haunt him behind bars.
Mackay marks the centenary of a destructive, unnamed cyclone, which all but flattened the young town in north Queensland.
For years Esperance on Western Australia's south coast has laid claim to being the home of the world's best beaches. Now it is struggling under the weight of tourists drawn by photo-sharing platform Instagram.