Synthetic opioid use is booming, with a new crisis emerging in parts of Africa, according to a world wide drug report by the United Nations.
Grammy Award-winning rapper Cardi B pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges relating to an alleged fight at a New York City strip club last year.
Comedian Bill Cosby has filed an appeal against the sex assault conviction that landed him in prison, complaining the testimony of five other accusers was "strikingly dissimilar" and should not have been aired in court.
Two Queenslanders have become Australia's latest multi-millionaires, sharing the $80 million Oz Lotto win in Tuesday night's draw.
NT Attorney-General Natasha Fyles has ordered an immediate increase in drug and alcohol testing for parolees after four people were killed in Darwin three weeks ago by a gunman who was on parole.
Until he went down injured against North Queensland in pre-season, 2019 was supposed to be the year Scott Drinkwater made his name in the NRL.
A review of the Northern Territory's parole system, ordered after this month's shooting rampage in which four people died, has found many parolees breaching conditions and not being properly drug or alcohol-tested.
A man has been found guilty of murdering his wife of 50 years by strangling her with an extension cord in their Melbourne home.
Mitchell Pearce has put his hand up to replace Nathan Cleary but the NSW playmaker remains bullish about his chances of being fit for the State of Origin decider.
The Australian Christian Lobby has thrown its support behind Israel Folau, initiating a fresh fundraiser which has raised more than one million dollars.