US President-elect Donald Trump is set to nominate Scott Pruitt, a critic of federal environmental regulation, to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, a choice that has enraged conservationists and cheered the oil industry.
A truck driver who claims he had a coughing fit and blacked out moments before a fatal crash at Murray Bridge told his doctor he had crashed his vehicle twice before the 2015 accident for the same reason, a court hears.
Time magazine denies its Person of the Year cover intentionally gave US President-elect Donald Trump " cat, bat or devil horns", after it causes a stir online.
Australia would be "hopeless" if it can't make the most of a burgeoning middle class in Asia over the next 20 years, says Dr Ken Henry, a NAB chairman and former advisor to Julia Gillard.
A US federal judge ends a recount in Michigan, tying his decision to a state court ruling that found Green Party candidate Jill Stein had no legal standing to request another look at ballots because she had no chance of winning.
Two women who turned to running to help deal with depression and anxiety are taking on 14 marathons across Tasmania in 15 days in a bid to raise $30,000 for mental health organisations.