Australian parliamentary Speaker Bronwyn Bishop announced her resignation Sunday following public anger over her travel expenses, as Prime Minister Tony Abbott said a review would be launched into politicians' entitlements.
Relatives of passengers and crew on board Malaysia Airlines MH370 spoke of their emotional turmoil and agonising wait for news Thursday after reports emerged that a piece of the missing jet may have been found.
For wearable tech to become more user-friendly in terms of ease of use, the power source must be flatter. This is what a science group is proposing — a flat pack battery, and one with good power capacity too.
Australia's humpback populations have recovered so well from years of devastating whaling that they could be delisted as a threatened species in a conservation success story scientists Tuesday hailed as "a symbol of hope".
With the end game in sight to what could be the world's most ambitious trade deal, critics fear a controversial mechanism to protect investors will strengthen the hand of big business while eroding national sovereignty.
A shocking video of a man kicking a kitten like it is a soccer ball, lining up to do so and kicking it into the air, killing it, has emerged. The graphic footage is not pretty and not everyone will be able to stomach it.
A team of seven divers were the first to visit a shipwreck over a century old in Pictou Harbour, N.S. on Friday. The divers came back with photos and the news that considering how long it has been down there. the ship is in remarkably good condition .
Scampering around in the trees from Nepal to northern Myanmar is an animal that is so cute, it looks like a creature from a child's dream. Perhaps it is, but it's also actually real.
Red pandas can also be found in the mountains of southwestern China.
Amnesty International is monitoring Iran and keeping track of executions and say the data so far this year is startling. The human rights group says Iran has executed an incredible 694 people already in 2015. And the killing continues.
There has been a lot of hopeful news at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference in Washington, and on Thursday came news of the benefits of exercise for patients. A study found exercise makes patients feel better and improves memory.