Recent World Headlines
Police investigate death of Alaska's capital city mayor who was found at his Juneau home
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Police in Alaska's capital city have tentatively ruled out gunshots, drugs or suicide in the death of the newly elected mayor but have not determined whether he died from a natural event or foul play.
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Demand for agriculture loans surges amid low crop, cattle prices that have slashed farm income
WICHITA, Kan. - The nation's net farm income is the lowest since 2002, and with another year of low commodity prices, demand for agriculture loans is surging as farmers struggle to make ends meet.
Defence chief: US sending new special operations force to Iraq to fight Islamic State group
WASHINGTON - The U.S. military will deploy a new special operations force to Iraq to step up the fight against Islamic State militants who are unleashing violence and are determined to hold territory they have seized in Iraq and Syria, Defence Secretary Ash Carter told Congress on Tuesday.
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Recent National Headlines
Scottish climber lives to tell tale of attack by grizzly in the Rockies
TORONTO - A Scottish man says he's recovering after being attacked by a grizzly bear while climbing in the Rocky Mountains.
Dennis Oland tells jury he didn't kill his father as he testifies in own defence
SAINT JOHN, N.B. - Dennis Oland spoke for the first time in his own defence Tuesday, telling his lawyer he didn't kill his father and describing their last meeting as an "engaging and wonderful conversation."
Recent Business Headlines
Remote B.C. town trying to do life without Internet after provider shuts down
STEWART, B.C. - In an age when quality of life includes being connected to the Internet, residents of a British Columbia town say they've gone back 20 years after service was cut off indefinitely.
Emissions cheating scandal cuts VW brand US sales by nearly one-quarter in November
DETROIT - Volkswagen's emissions-cheating scandal took a serious bite out of the company's U.S. sales last month.
Recent Entertainment Headlines
Bieber announces intimate benefit show in Toronto for hometown outreach group
TORONTO - Justin Bieber's road to redemption continues.
Recent Health Headlines
Scientists, ethicists begin tackling questions about how to use powerful new gene-editing tool
WASHINGTON - A hot new tool to edit the human genetic code has a big wow factor: the promise of long-sought cures for intractable diseases. But depending on how it's used, that same tool could alter human heredity.