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    Helicopter parents hinder kids' emotional well-being with too much hovering

    Helicopter parents hinder kids' emotional well-being with too much hovering


    Study followed 422 children over an eight-year span, assessing the kids at ages two, five and 10. Researchers also tracked their social and emotional development. The findings underscored the importance of educating 'helicopter' parents about supporting...

    Study followed 422 children over an eight-year span, assessing the kids at ages two, five and 10. Researchers also tracked their social and emotional development. The findings underscored the importance of educating 'helicopter' parents about supporting children's autonomy with handling emotional challenges.

    No drugs in Anthony Bourdain's body when he died: prosecutor

    No drugs in Anthony Bourdain's body when he died: prosecutor


    U.S. celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, who killed himself in a French hotel room earlier this month, had no narcotics in his body when he died, a French prosecutor said on...

    U.S. celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, who killed himself in a French hotel room earlier this month, had no narcotics in his body when he died, a French prosecutor said on Friday.

    Trump could reform immigration and make history — but he'd rather fire up his base

    Trump could reform immigration and make history — but he'd rather fire up his base


    U.S. President Donald Trump has such a grip on the Republican Party, he could probably push through the kind of immigration reform that has alluded his predecessors. But, as Keith Boag explains, what Trump seems to want most is continued chaos on...

    U.S. President Donald Trump has such a grip on the Republican Party, he could probably push through the kind of immigration reform that has alluded his predecessors. But, as Keith Boag explains, what Trump seems to want most is continued chaos on immigration that he can exploit in the midterms.

    Canadian military not ready for 'space army,' former defence chief says

    Canadian military not ready for 'space army,' former defence chief says


    Canada's military may not be ready to plant a flag in outer space, but a former chief of the defence staff says the federal government would do well to keep an eye on what the U.S. does with its promised new "space...

    Canada's military may not be ready to plant a flag in outer space, but a former chief of the defence staff says the federal government would do well to keep an eye on what the U.S. does with its promised new "space force."

    We're outraged when dogs are kept in hot cars. Why not pigs in transport vehicles?

    We're outraged when dogs are kept in hot cars. Why not pigs in transport vehicles?


    Though the National Animal Care Council does have recommendations regarding transport of farmed animals in extreme weather, they are merely guidelines — not law — and are vaguely worded and rarely...

    Though the National Animal Care Council does have recommendations regarding transport of farmed animals in extreme weather, they are merely guidelines — not law — and are vaguely worded and rarely enforced.

    Cannabis and the border: what pot-smoking Canadians need to know

    Cannabis and the border: what pot-smoking Canadians need to know


    Each day, 400,000 Canadians cross the Canada-U.S. border. Beginning Oct. 17, 2018, more and more of those travellers could be forced to answer an uncomfortable question posed by wary American customs officers: Have you ever smoked...

    Each day, 400,000 Canadians cross the Canada-U.S. border. Beginning Oct. 17, 2018, more and more of those travellers could be forced to answer an uncomfortable question posed by wary American customs officers: Have you ever smoked pot?

    In the search for life beyond Earth, moons may be the best candidates

    In the search for life beyond Earth, moons may be the best candidates


    We only know of one planet in our universe that harbours life: Earth. So it's logical that humanity has focused its search for life beyond our world on planetary bodies. But a new study suggests that we may be leaving out a larger chunk of the cosmos:...

    We only know of one planet in our universe that harbours life: Earth. So it's logical that humanity has focused its search for life beyond our world on planetary bodies. But a new study suggests that we may be leaving out a larger chunk of the cosmos: moons.

    Single women increasingly pursuing parenthood on their own

    Single women increasingly pursuing parenthood on their own


    Myriam Steinberg was 40 and fresh off a breakup when she realized that if she wanted a baby, she’d have to go it alone. It's an issue some say is becoming more...

    Myriam Steinberg was 40 and fresh off a breakup when she realized that if she wanted a baby, she’d have to go it alone. It's an issue some say is becoming more pervasive.

    New Canadian Embassy woos the French with Indigenous art

    New Canadian Embassy woos the French with Indigenous art


    Canada's brand-new embassy in Paris is a showcase for Canadian culture — with an emphasis on Indigenous...

    Canada's brand-new embassy in Paris is a showcase for Canadian culture — with an emphasis on Indigenous artists.

    A viral photo of a crying Honduran girl didn't tell the whole story. Does it matter?

    A viral photo of a crying Honduran girl didn't tell the whole story. Does it matter?


    The picture of a crying young Honduran girl in a pink jacket and jeans became a powerful image to illustrate the controversial policy of separating children from parents arrested for crossing into the U.S. from Mexico. It has since been learned that this...

    The picture of a crying young Honduran girl in a pink jacket and jeans became a powerful image to illustrate the controversial policy of separating children from parents arrested for crossing into the U.S. from Mexico. It has since been learned that this picture did not tell that story.

    Could Turkey's Erdogan Era be ending?

    Could Turkey's Erdogan Era be ending?


    Sunday's presidential election in Turkey is so pivotal that almost half of the three million Turks living outside the country have already marked their...

    Sunday's presidential election in Turkey is so pivotal that almost half of the three million Turks living outside the country have already marked their ballots.

    4 people safely rescued after abandoning fishing vessel off St. John's

    4 people safely rescued after abandoning fishing vessel off St. John's


    Four people have been safely rescued from a life raft after abandoning their fishing vessel that caught fire off the coast of St. John's Friday...

    Four people have been safely rescued from a life raft after abandoning their fishing vessel that caught fire off the coast of St. John's Friday night.

    BP reports drilling mud spill off Nova Scotia

    BP reports drilling mud spill off Nova Scotia


    An estimated 136,000 litres of drilling mud was discharged. The company believes mechanical failure is to...

    An estimated 136,000 litres of drilling mud was discharged. The company believes mechanical failure is to blame.

    Jogger who accidentally crossed U.S. border from B.C. detained for 2 weeks

    Jogger who accidentally crossed U.S. border from B.C. detained for 2 weeks


    Cedella Roman says she was jogging along the beach south of White Rock, B.C., when she crossed the U.S. border without realizing it. That's when her two-week nightmare...

    Cedella Roman says she was jogging along the beach south of White Rock, B.C., when she crossed the U.S. border without realizing it. That's when her two-week nightmare began.

    Why the West is no honest broker in the world's worst humanitarian crisis

    Why the West is no honest broker in the world's worst humanitarian crisis


    The war in Yemen is a brutal proxy war in the Middle East with catastrophic humanitarian consequences. Aid workers on the ground say the West hasn't done enough to try to end the crisis. Margaret Evans looks at why the U.S., U.K. and France have been so...

    The war in Yemen is a brutal proxy war in the Middle East with catastrophic humanitarian consequences. Aid workers on the ground say the West hasn't done enough to try to end the crisis. Margaret Evans looks at why the U.S., U.K. and France have been so quiet.