Recent World Headlines
DiCaprio favoured for best-actor prize at Britain's BAFTAs
LONDON - Leonardo DiCaprio could add to his accolades for epic endurance story "The Revenant" with a win at the British Academy Film Awards.
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Rihanna, Usher, Wonder honour Lionel Richie on Grammy weekend
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Rihanna, Usher, Stevie Wonder and John Legend paid tribute to Lionel Richie in a musical tribute touching on his roots in R&B to his string of romantic, easy-listening ballads that ruled the airwaves in the 1980s.
Munn, Segel help film academy honour inventors, engineers
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - Subjects like rapid prototyping, 3-D texture painting and the intricacies of digital media review systems became comic material Saturday for Olivia Munn and Jason Segel, hosts of the film academy's Scientific and Technical Awards. Or at least they tried their best.
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Recent National Headlines
'Institutional betrayal' expert to speak at UBC following alleged sex assaults
VANCOUVER - When an institution fails a victim after a sexual assault, that betrayal worsens the trauma from the attack, says a leading U.S. expert who is set to speak at the University of British Columbia.
No winning ticket for $10-million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 6-49 draw
TORONTO - No one has the winning ticket for the $10-million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 6-49 draw.
Recent Business Headlines
Massive gas leak plugged; residents seek return to normal
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - The massive gas leak that spewed uncontrollably for nearly four months drove thousands of Los Angeles residents to pack up and leave their homes, while others rode it out.
Taseko files lawsuit against Ottawa over B.C. gold and copper mine decision
VANCOUVER - Taseko Mines Ltd. (TSX: TKO) is suing the federal government in B.C. Supreme Court and seeking unspecified compensation for a 2014 decision that blocked development of a proposed $1.5 billion gold and copper deposit.
Recent Entertainment Headlines
'Spotlight,' 'Big Short' win Writers Guild of America awards
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Oscar contenders "Spotlight" and "The Big Short" won the top awards for screenwriting from the Writers Guild of America at a ceremony Saturday that was held in Los Angeles and New York.
Recent Health Headlines
Noise harder on children than adults, hinders how they learn
WASHINGTON - From the cacophony of day care to the buzz of TV and electronic toys, noise is more distracting to a child's brain than an adult's, and new research shows it can hinder how youngsters learn.