3:00 AM | The boss of the Cross cops was as colourful as the area's criminal characters, writes Kate McClymont.
3:00 AM | Taxpayers in NSW are losing money to subsidise the logging of native forests, at an average cost of $671 a hectare, undermining a parliamentary report calling for a massive increase in such logging.
3:00 AM | Greens leader Christine Milne is being accused of running a dysfunctional office and allowing a culture of intimidation, after the sudden resignation of a highly regarded senior employee.
3:00 AM | On the morning Angelina Jolie announced she had a preventive double mastectomy, Imogen Kelly had three lumps removed from her right breast. As a daughter who watched her mother die from breast cancer when she was nine, the scare served to underline Kelly's resolve to go ahead with a double mastectomy and breast reconstruction planned to take place in Sydney in July as the best chance to live cancer free.
3:00 AM | For almost a decade thousands of parents trusted prominent Sydney dance teacher Grant Davies as he told them he could make their children famous.
3:00 AM | From Olympic athlete to wife and mother, golden girl Cathy Freeman says raising toddler Ruby is the hardest thing she has ever done. But motherhood beats winning gold medals any day.
3:00 AM | The Gillard government has stashed away a ''war chest'' of nearly half a billion dollars in secret projects to be announced before the election.
3:00 AM | Australian research has created a molecular roadmap that shows how any cell in the human body can be turned into artificial stem cells.
3:00 AM | The water polo team has left for the night and the lights at the Sydney International Aquatic Centre have been turned off. But in the darkness of the diving pool is a shimmering figure, blonde hair flowing, arms floating and body twisting.
3:00 AM | Sooner or later, every Australian household must face an agonising decision: what to do with all the videocassettes they have accumulated in the past 30 years.
3:00 AM | One in four teenagers has played a gambling-style video game, leading to warnings game play could translate into gambling with real money.
3:00 AM | Young women in desperate need of treatment for eating disorders could be forced to wait up to two years for public hospital treatment because of a dire lack of beds.
3:00 AM | Many men would rather die than talk about their unreliable penises. But if they don't listen to their faulty erections, chances are they'll have a heart attack and die down the track.
3:00 AM | Move over Indiana Jones, there's a new breed of prospector scouring the world for treasure.
3:00 AM | More Australian women are going back to work after having children, but they prefer to work part-time and the age of their children when they rejoin the workforce is getting younger.
3:00 AM | With the Brisbane Times City2South presented by Westpac bringing runners back to Coronation Drive, Commonwealth Games gold medallist Rob De Castella recalls his famous sprint down Brisbane's iconic riverside road. By Phil Lutton.
12:42 AM | Former Packed to the Rafters actor Justin Rosniak is in a serious condition but lucky to be alive after the van he was driving flipped onto its roof in Sydney's west on Friday night, police say.
12:00 AM | The day's burning issues as seen through the eyes of The Sydney Morning Herald's editorial cartoonist.
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18 May 13 | The most powerful meteor strike on the moon ever observed has just been announced by NASA.