Recent World Headlines
Nepal officials say death toll from earthquake has reached at least 688
KATHMANDU, Nepal - A top Nepalese official says at least 688 people have died in the massive earthquake that struck outside Kathmandu.
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At least 20 people killed, dozens injured in India after powerful Nepal earthquake
NEW DELHI - Officials say at least 20 people have been killed and dozens more injured in India in a powerful earthquake that struck neighbouring Nepal.
Thousands honour fallen soldiers 100 years after dawn landings of WWI Gallipoli campaign
GALLIPOLI, Turkey - As dawn broke, families of soldiers, leaders and visitors gathered near former battlefields, honouring thousands of Australians and New Zealanders who fought in the Gallipoli campaign of World War I on the 100th anniversary of the ill-fated British-led invasion.
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Recent National Headlines
Federal budget proposes 'comply or explain' corporate board disclosure method
OTTAWA - The federal government is aiming to increase the number of women on corporate boards across Canada by requiring companies to either put a gender diversity policy in place — or explain publicly why they don't have one.
Working with harp seals is like herding cats at one-of-a-kind research site
LOGY BAY, N.L. - Daryl Jones, also known as The Seal Guy, laughed when asked what surprises him most about working with harp seals at the only research site of its kind in the world.
Recent Business Headlines
Starbucks: Computer outage fixed that disrupted sales in US, Canada; stores to reopen Saturday
SEATTLE - A computer outage hit thousands of Starbucks stores Friday, and some gave away free drinks before many closed early to the dismay of caffeine-craving patrons.
Lawmakers pass bill that would make Hawaii first state to raise legal smoking age to 21
HONOLULU, Hawaii - A bill that would make Hawaii the first state to raise the legal smoking age to 21 cleared the Legislature on Friday and is headed to the governor.
Recent Entertainment Headlines
Comic-turned-director Howie Mandel hits Hot Docs with 'Committed'
TORONTO - Howie Mandel likes to describe his latest film project as his version of "Boyhood."
Recent Health Headlines
Memo asks Alberta paramedics to pay for medical equipment via payroll deduction
CALGARY - Alberta paramedics are angry about a memo from the government that asks them to fund the purchase of medical equipment through a voluntary payroll deduction.