Bob Dole, who overcame grievous combat wounds to become a pre-eminent figure in US politics as a longtime Republican senator and his party's unsuccessful 1996 presidential nominee, has died. He was 98.
Flooding continues around New South Wales as waters make their way through river systems and storms dump more rain on the already saturated state.
Heavily mutated Omicron is rapidly becoming the dominant variant of the coronavirus in South Africa and the US is the latest country to identify a case within its borders.
A woman accusing Ghislaine Maxwell of grooming her for sexual abuse by Jeffrey Epstein when she was 14 years old says the British socialite facilitated and participated in some sexual encounters.
A 15-year-old boy has killed three fellow high school pupils and wounded eight other people after opening fire with a semi-automatic handgun at a Michigan high school.
Victoria has recorded 1179 fresh Covid-19 infections and six deaths, as a tributes flow for a Melbourne nurse who died from the virus while being treated in hospital.
Researchers in Singapore have developed a smart bandage to enable patients to have chronic wounds monitored remotely via an an app on a mobile device, potentially saving them visits to the doctor.
A man has been charged with murdering his former partner - a New Zealand woman - who died after he allegedly assaulted her at her Gold Coast apartment.
Australian authorities said on Tuesday that an international traveller who was most likely infected with the Omicron variant spent time in the community.
The World Health Organization (WHO) said the Omicron coronavirus variant carries a very high risk of infection surges, as more countries closed borders, casting a shadow over economic recovery from...
A former nurse at a Victorian aged care home where 45 residents died of Covid-19 has told an inquest she could never bring herself to work in the industry again.
Scientists are working quickly to establish whether the "concerning" new Omicron variant of Covid-19 is already in Sydney after two arrivals from southern Africa tested positive to the virus.
Britain is taking steps to contain the new Omicron coronavirus variant after cases were found there as well as in Germany and Italy.
The discovery of a new coronavirus variant triggered global alarm as countries rushed to suspend travel from southern Africa and stock markets suffered big falls.
A gas leak in a Siberian coal mine has killed at least 52 people, Russian news agencies say, including six rescuers sent down to try to bring out dozens of men.
The 55-year-old airline pilot charged with the murders of Victorian campers Russell Hill and Carol Clay is due in court, 20 months after the couple went missing.
Three white men in the US have been convicted of murder for chasing and shooting Ahmaud Arbery as the black man ran through their neighbourhood, with the jury rejecting a self-defence claim.
Thirty-one people, including five women and a little girl, died after their rubber boat capsized while crossing the English Channel from France to Britain.
More than 80 backpackers at a hostel in New South Wales' Byron Bay have been placed into a week-long lockdown after a guest tested positive to Covid-19.