7:48am Everything you need to know about Belle Knox the most infamous student in America.
COSIMA MARRINER Lena Kasparian knows about domestic violence. The 35-year-old was charged with murdering her abusive alcoholic partner in 2011.
JILL STARK An alarming snapshot of the mental health of high school students has found one in three girls and a quarter of boys are depressed, with many turning to violence, alcohol and unwanted sex to cope with problems.
RACHEL BROWNE Australia needs to introduce free preschool places for all children if it is to compete economically with other developed countries, according to a leading international expert in early childhood education.
AMY CORDEROY Almost every man killed by his female partner in the past decade in NSW had been previously violent towards her, exclusive figures show.
Andrew Heathcote Richest self-made women boost fortunes by $1.1 billion. Tidy.
Lisa Davies, in Pretoria Minutes after shooting dead his model girlfriend through a locked toilet door, : “everything is fine”.
Amy Corderoy, Rachel Olding Domestic violence should be on school curriculum.
Georgia Wilkins and Colin Kruger Childcare cost is causing stress for parents and is a major productivity issue.
A man is in custody after 34-year-old woman was allegedly set on fire in Sydney's CBD on Friday night.
RACHEL OLDING The women we have lost to domestic violence this year so far.
Turkey's embattled Prime Minister has warned that his government could ban popular social media networks YouTube and Facebook.
International Women's Day
Caroline Shepherd Meet the people who risk their lives to make life better for all women.
JUDITH IRELAND Michaelia Cash says she is fine with being labelled as a feminist but has never called herself one.
CLEMENTINE FORD Clementine Ford on what so many people get wrong about female empowerment.
Barbie kills dreams
Melissa Healy Yet in a somewhat perplexing discovery, Mrs Potato Head encourages girls to strive?
A Russian freestyle skier who broke her back in a horrific training crash at the Winter Olympics last month has been permanently paralysed by the accident, doctors say.
Liam Ducey A Coolgardie publican has defended barring indigenous people from her pub after her iPhone was stolen.
Neha Prakash Let's file this under: "Only funny because it didn't happen to us."
Matt Petronzio Child Bride, Good Slavekeeping and Thirteen.
Jake Cleland Nothing a true mix master can't mash up, am I right?
ELI GREENBLAT The bosses of the world's second biggest tobacco company, British American Tobacco, have boasted to investors that the introduction of plain packaging in Australia last year hadn't stopped smokers reaching for a cigarette with the multinational's profits in Australia singled out as among the strongest in the Asia Pacific.
Meet the Pistorians
Oscar Pistorius' frenzied, obsessed, victim-blaming fans are in full flight.
PETER HANNAM The rise in the number of extremely hot days is underlined in a new report that finds there were more in 2013 than in the 1910-40 period combined.
LISA DAVIES For 90 minutes, Oscar Pistorius sat quietly and alone in the dock of Pretoria's High Court.
GARRY MADDOX Cate Blanchett has triumphed at the Academy Awards for the second time, winning best actress for her striking performance in Blue Jasmine.
Michael Bachelard An angry looking Indonesian justice minister indicated late on Monday night that he may revoke Schapelle Corby’s parole after watching the Seven Network’s documentary about her release.
Lanre Ola Suspected Islamist militants have killed at least 85 people in north-eastern Nigeria, witnesses and officials said on Sunday, in a further setback to President Goodluck Jonathan's military campaign.
CAROLYN CUMMINS Swedish fashion group H&M has arrived in the country and taken out a 10-year lease on a property at Eastern Creek, Sydney, being developed by Australand.
Michael Gordon and Matthew Knott A PNG local employed by the Salvation Army has been accused of being a key assailant in the attack that resulted in the death of Iranian asylum seeker Reza Barati, according to staff employed at the Manus Island detention centre.
LISA DAVIES It is being touted as the "trial of the century" – more dramatic than a Hollywood blockbuster, with a plot that defies reality.
COSIMA MARRINER Australian workplaces are playing catch-up with modern families and need family-friendly policies beyond ''mums and bubs''.
EMMA PARTRIDGE There are at least 60 child brides living in south-western Sydney, and many more girls are destined to be forced into under-age marriage, according to the head of a women's health centre.
Rachel Olding It’s not quite bikini weather but that hasn’t stopped Sydney’s most flamboyant crowd from donning their pink g-strings and sequin-studded bras.
Doctors at Johns Hopkins Hospital have removed a rare tumour that contained several fully grown teeth from a baby boy's brain.
PAUL MCGEOUGH The brutal death of asylum seeker Reza Barati has angered relatives.
The hidden community of men dressed up in elaborate rubber suits as their ‘ideal fantasy women’.
Matt O’Sullivan and James Massola Job cuts, wages freeze on the agenda when airline boss meets union heavyweight.
SAFFRON HOWDEN After weeks of speculation and a national furore over a possible television interview, Schapelle Corby’s first words to Australia since her release from prison are revealed.
MATTHEW KNOTT The Classification Review Board has effectively banned a 30-year old, award-winning Swedish film after an application by the Australian Federal Police.
LOUISE HALL Claims of sexual harassment by former political staff member James Ashby against former speaker Peter Slipper will finally be put on trial after an appeal court overturned a decision to throw out his case on the grounds it was an abuse of process.
Damien Murphy Julia Gillard has told a global audience that the sexism she endured as prime minister, while taking a toll on her, will make it easier for the next woman who gets the job.
Sui-Lee Wee A man in a smog-ridden northern city has become the first person in China to sue the government for failing to curb air pollution, a state-run newspaper reported on Tuesday.
Grace Matsiko Tabloid lists 'Uganda's top homos and their sympathisers' a day after the president signed one of the world's toughest anti-gay laws.
CATHERINE ARMITAGE Girls as young as 18 months who came into contact with the NSW child welfare authorities from the 1930s onwards were routinely tested for venereal disease and evidence of sexual activity.
A common pain reliever considered safe for pregnant women has been linked for the first time to an increased risk of attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder in children.
Adamu Adamu Damaturu, Nigeria: Suspected Islamic militants killed dozens of students in a pre-dawn attack Tuesday on a northeast Nigerian college, survivors said, setting ablaze a locked hostel and shooting and slitting the throats of those who escaped through windows. Some were burned alive.
Yasmine Saleh and Asma Alsharif Egypt's government has resigned, the prime minister said on Monday, paving the way for army chief Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to declare his candidacy for president of a strategic US ally gripped by political strife.
Grace Matsiko 'There is something really wrong with you,' the defiant president said to gay men as he dismissed warnings from allies and signed the controversial law.
MARK KENNY Border Protection Minister Scott Morrison has confirmed he knew a week ago his initial statements about a fatal brawl at the immigration detention facility on Manus Island were likely to have been wrong but has refused to say why he waited to correct the record until Saturday night.
ANNA PATTY Proposed new mandatory sentencing laws may have the unintended consequence of reducing the number of people convicted of domestic assault because witnesses may become more reluctant to provide evidence, women's services and lawyers have warned.
Dmitry Zaks Ukraine issued an arrest warrant Monday for ousted president Viktor Yanukovych over the "mass murder" of protesters and appealed for $35 billion in Western aid to pull the ex-Soviet country back from the brink of economic collapse.
MICHAEL IDATO Nelson Mandela's daughters Zindziswa and Zenani will attend this weekend's Oscars in Los Angeles.
Annie Colbert Don't say the Russians can't laugh at themselves.
LINDSAY MURDOCH The Abbott government wants to send some asylum seekers from Australian to Cambodia at a time the country's strongman Prime Minister Hun Sen is overseeing a brutal crackdown on dissent in one south-east Asia's poorest nations.
LUCY CARROLL Many herbal medicines are being sold with dodgy labelling and fail to comply with regulations, a new study has found.
One man died and dozens more were treated in hospitals or at the scene after suffering carbon monoxide poisoning at a mall restaurant on New York's Long Island on Saturday evening, police said.
Labor is demanding Immigration Minister Scott Morrison give a full explanation about what he knew about a riot on Manus Island, after backtracking on claims a death occurred outside Australia's detention centre.
The man who tried to co-write Julian Assange's autobiography says the Australian can be sexist and anti-semitic as well as a courageous purser of the truth - so long as it doesn't relate to himself.