- Manning to be free in May after Obama commutes sentence
President Barack Obama slashes the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the former US army intelligence analyst jailed for leaking classified files to WikiLeaks.
- Who is convicted military leaker Chelsea Manning?
Chelsea Manning was responsible for the largest breach of classified information in America's history. This is what we know about her.
- Greg Hunt announced as new Health Minister
Greg Hunt is named Australia's new Health Minister as part of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's fourth reshuffle since taking the top office.
- Centrelink staff warned over 'criminal' leaks amid debt recovery row
A leaked email reveals Centrelink management has warned staff they may be committing a criminal offence by leaking internal information, as the welfare agency struggles to manage a backlash from staff angered by the debt claw-back project.
- What will be the damage when the UK leaves the EU single market?
During the Brexit referendum, Theresa May made it clear that if the UK left the EU and the single market, Britain would be worse off. Now as prime minister, she is leading the push to leave both institutions, Steve Cannane writes.
- Remembering the Day of the Roses, 40 years since the Granville train disaster
Survivors and descendants of victims of Australia's worst train disaster gather to commemorate the anniversary of the accident which killed 83 people.
- Crowd-funding raises thousands towards new ad campaign featuring girls in hijabs
Hundreds of people give money to fund an advertising campaign featuring two girls in hijabs, after an Australia Day billboard which used their photo was taken down following complaints.
- Donald Trump's power to move markets sends US dollar tumbling
Donald Trump once again demonstrates how a few words can move markets after warning the US dollar is "too strong" and "killing" American companies.
- What good are personal devices in primary school?
The use of technology in primary school classrooms is a divisive issue among parents and teachers, so are there any proven benefits of children using devices such as tablets?
- Clint Eastwood's son in hot water after Sydney cliff jump
Scott Eastwood, the son of veteran actor Clint, irritates environmental authorities after posting a video of an illegal cliff jump on social media earlier this week.
- UN calls for probe into bashing and arrest of Manus asylum seekers
Two Iranian men who were bashed by police in Papua New Guinea return to court after being arrested for a second time.
- Bellamy's exposes entrepreneur's links to Black Prince
Troubled baby formula maker Bellamy's defends its board against rebel shareholders, exposing the link between Kathmandu founder Jan Cameron and the Black Prince Foundation that is trying to unseat four directors.
- Man whose actions reignited Tasmania's fox debate cops fine
A 59-year-old man who sparked a heated debate about fox control after bringing a carcass into Tasmania and dumping it is fined $1,500.
- Tarago fire 'roared through' property before destroying home
A 3,300-hectare grassfire at Tarago, north-east of Canberra, destroyed a rural home in the path of the blaze with "scary" speed, according to a farm worker who saw the devastation unfold.
- More than 100 dead after Nigerian airstrike mistakenly bombs refugee camp: officials
More than 100 refugees and aid workers are killed when a Nigerian air force fighter jet on a mission against Boko Haram extremists mistakenly bombs a camp for displaced people, officials say.
- Injured red panda cub nurtured by Taronga zookeepers
An injured red panda cub is on the mend after receiving around-the-clock attention from keepers at Sydney's Taronga Zoo.