Arizona has run out of execution drugs, including a sedative implicated in botched lethal injections, according to a filing in a court case challenging the US state's execution methods.
Two men charged with attempted murder over an incident in 2011 have been remanded in custody.
A 72-year-old New Hampshire woman who says Bill Cosby raped her in 1965 has withdrawn her civil defamation lawsuit against the comedian, a day after a federal judge had allowed the case to move forward.
A magnitude 5.5 quake has struck near Chile's copper mining area in the north of the country, the US Geological Survey says.
A cruise ship from which passengers were hurt in a fatal bus crash in Vanuatu has returned to Brisbane.
Two men have been winched to safety after their ute was swept away in flood waters in Tasmania.
The care of a critically ill baby elephant at Melbourne zoo has hit further complications.
A man armed with a gun has robbed a petrol station before fleeing in Sydney's west.
A man has pulled a gun on a service station attendant before fleeing the store empty-handed in Sydney's west.
Two men are in hospital with serious injuries after a mass brawl in western Sydney.