A California couple tortured a dozen of their children for years, starving them to the point that their growth was stunted, chaining them to their beds for months at a time and forbidding them from showering more than once a year or using the toilet.
Worries about a crackdown by global regulators on cryptocurrency trading could slow the pace of bitcoin's rise but should not threaten its existence, investors and market participants at a cryptocurrency conference say.
Pope Francis has celebrated the first-ever airborne papal wedding, marrying two flight attendants from Chile at 36,000 feet during a flight from Santiago.
A so-called text bomb bug that can crash an iPhone with a single message has been discovered by a security researcher.
Women around the world will again return to the streets marking one year after millions marched to protest President Donald Trump's election, with a new goal - electing more women's rights advocates.
Severe heatwave conditions have been forecast across NSW, with severe fire warnings in place for several regions, including Sydney.
Australia has been praised for legalising same-sex marriage but scolded for its "abysmal" treatment of refugees and asylum seekers.
A man has died after being struck by a car in the Hunter.
The WNBL grand final series will go to a third and deciding game after the Melbourne Boomers completed a remarkable 58-57 comeback win over the Townsville Fire in Melbourne on Thursday nightTownsville appeared poised to claim a third championship in four seasons after leading by 14 points in the third...
Many Australians wouldn't mind if Australia Day was shifted to a new date and most don't know why it is held on January 26, a new poll shows.