The creator of the underground website Silk Road is sentenced to life in jail for for drug distribution and criminal enterprise.
A commercial medical clinic set up to profit from the sale of an unapproved prescription depression treatment offers take-home packages of up to 10 doses of ketamine and teaches patients how to inject the drug.
Samantha Stosur is out of the French Open after falling in straight sets to defending champion Maria Sharapova in the third round at Roland Garros.
The US says live anthrax has been found in a sample sent to Australia, suggesting the possibility of a broader problem among anthrax samples meant to have been made inactive.
The United States formally drops Cuba from a list of state sponsors of terrorism, an important step toward restoring diplomatic ties.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter is re-elected president for a fifth term, after Prince Ali of Jordan withdraws from the race ahead of the second round of voting.
A UK university student has publicly challenged taboos on gender and body hair.
Almost 60 people have been arrested on some 277 charges in one of the largest drug crackdowns of the past decade in Queensland.
A motorcyclist and a car passenger have died in separate crashes in Sydney's southwest.
The federal and Queensland governments have welcomed a draft UNESCO decision not to place the Great Barrier Reef on the World Heritage "in danger" list.
A campaign against Chinese property buyers will culminate in a rally outside the Chinese consulate this weekend.
A man will face court charged over a shooting in Melbourne's northern suburbs that left a woman with a gunshot wound and facial injuries.