The murder–suicide theory was taken so seriously it helped shape the search for the wreckage, but a ministerial statement says data on the pilot's computer "shows only the possibility of planning".
An Olympic historian disagrees with a widely held consensus that American swimmer Michael Phelps is the greatest ever Olympian, backing discus thrower Al Oerter instead.
Appeals for party unity and an emphasis on inclusion will likely be the hallmarks of this week's Democratic convention, which has kicked off in Philadelphia. Follow live.
NSW Health Minister Jillian Skinner defends her handling of an error in a Sydney hospital that led to the death of a newborn baby and left another with "severe disabilities".
Three out of four nursing home residents prescribed anti-psychotic drugs may not need them to stay calm, a new study finds.
Basketball legend Michael Jordan, long reluctant to speak out on social issues, condemns the gun violence that has heightened racial tensions in America and pledged $US2 million toward finding a solution.