Obama has defended an interim deal with Iran to curb its nuclear program.
More than 100 people have been arrested following a police blitz on drugs at a Melbourne music festival.
A gay teacher at a Catholic high school has been fired after he applied for a marriage license.
15 min ago South Africa saluted Nelson Mandela with moments of silence in honour of the late anti-apartheid leader.
Children taken into protection after what's being called one of the worst instances of child abuse seen in Australia.
'Pure terror' as woman burnt alive (graphic content)
Millions of Americans hunker down for icy conditions as cold snap hits Texas to Tennessee.
Lawyer tries to paint celebrity chef as heavy drug user who stored drugs alongside wedding ring.
French scientists say Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat wasn't poisoned, contradicting earlier findings by a Swiss lab.
Aide to ousted uncle of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reportedly flees the nation.
In their first statement since Nelson Mandela's death, his family says they had "lost a great man".
Military head convicted of plotting to overthrow strongman Voreqe Bainimarama and planning to kill supporter.