Australia's population will live longer and be poorer over the next 40 years, with slower economic growth and a massive spike in the number of people living to 100, the latest Intergenerational Report shows.
Gareth Hutchens Climate change is no longer a serious problem, apparently.
John Garnaut and David Wroe Prime Minister Tony Abbott has risked a dispute with his most experienced official, Dennis Richardson, by undermining decades of work to build a rational and independent system for setting soldier pay.
Lisa Visentin All passengers and crew on a Turkish Airlines flight have escaped with their lives after their plane skidded off the runway as it attempted to land in dense fog in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Chris Roots It's rare to get unison in sport where the best meet the best at their peaks.
Daniel Flitton Indonesian diplomats have told a global human rights summit that a moratorium on the death penalty could be reintroduced - just as the country prepares to execute drug criminals, including Australians Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran.
Philip Wen China has cut its growth target to the lowest level in 15 years, as its leaders seek to curb the side effects of a generation of heady economic development which include official corruption, polluted skies and severe imbalances in the economy.
Judith Ireland Spending on the dole and disability support pension is on track to drop over the next forty years, even if the government's harsh budget measures like the six month Newstart wait for under 30s are not implemented, according to Treasury projections.
Nick O'Malley In the City of Ferguson on the outskirts of St Louis in Missouri, police did not protect and serve, rather they menaced African American citizens for revenue, encouraged by city officials and enabled by local courts, a federal investigation has found.
Lindsay Murdoch and Tammy Mills There a calls for the execution of a Melbourne man accused of killing a child and orchestrating an international paedophile ring in the Philippines.