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    Earthquake in North Korea briefly stokes nuclear fears

    Earthquake in North Korea briefly stokes nuclear fears


    A minor but mysterious earthquake in North Korea, close to where the country recently conducted a nuclear test, set off concerns it might have been caused by an explosion, though South Korean officials tried to allay those...

    A minor but mysterious earthquake in North Korea, close to where the country recently conducted a nuclear test, set off concerns it might have been caused by an explosion, though South Korean officials tried to allay those fears.

    People flee homes and hotels as earthquake aftershocks hit Mexico

    People flee homes and hotels as earthquake aftershocks hit Mexico


    Alarms sounded in Mexico City as a new earthquake struck Saturday morning, prompting people with fresh memories of this week's devastating tremor to flee homes and...

    Alarms sounded in Mexico City as a new earthquake struck Saturday morning, prompting people with fresh memories of this week's devastating tremor to flee homes and hotels.

    Trump tells NBA star Curry that White House visit is off

    Trump tells NBA star Curry that White House visit is off


    While the Golden State Warriors were set to decide as a team whether to go through with the traditional visit to the White House afforded to NBA champions, it appears the decision may have already been made for...

    While the Golden State Warriors were set to decide as a team whether to go through with the traditional visit to the White House afforded to NBA champions, it appears the decision may have already been made for them.

    Psst:  I can hear you. And I'm a reporter

    Psst: I can hear you. And I'm a reporter


    "These guys are having this sensitive conversation right in front of me. In a public restaurant, on the sidewalk," says a New York Times reporter. Was he wrong to write a...

    "These guys are having this sensitive conversation right in front of me. In a public restaurant, on the sidewalk," says a New York Times reporter. Was he wrong to write a story?

    Second Opinion | Are you jealous, or simply envious?

    Second Opinion | Are you jealous, or simply envious?


    And a behind-the-scenes look at a Canadian study that is challenging dietary dogma around the...

    And a behind-the-scenes look at a Canadian study that is challenging dietary dogma around the world.

    The secret Caribbean vistas right off Nova Scotia's coast

    The secret Caribbean vistas right off Nova Scotia's coast


    A conservation photographer is sharing his images of a remote part of Nova Scotia's coastline that most people have never...

    A conservation photographer is sharing his images of a remote part of Nova Scotia's coastline that most people have never seen.

    Canada looks to China trade deal while knowing 'there are issues there,' ambassador says

    Canada looks to China trade deal while knowing 'there are issues there,' ambassador says


    John McCallum, Canada's ambassador to China, says the Liberal government is still making its list of pros and cons about launching formal talks around a free trade deal with the global superpower, including the potential public...

    John McCallum, Canada's ambassador to China, says the Liberal government is still making its list of pros and cons about launching formal talks around a free trade deal with the global superpower, including the potential public fallout.

    Merkel pitches German voters steady course while far right makes waves

    Merkel pitches German voters steady course while far right makes waves


    The far-right, anti-EU Alternative for Germany party is expected to win as much as 12 per cent of the vote in Sunday's parliamentary elections, potentially making it the third largest party in the...

    The far-right, anti-EU Alternative for Germany party is expected to win as much as 12 per cent of the vote in Sunday's parliamentary elections, potentially making it the third largest party in the Bundestag.

    Pickleball, anyone? A planned retirement village for active boomers

    Pickleball, anyone? A planned retirement village for active boomers


    A new type of retirement community is under development outside Hamilton. It will offer daily entertainment and sports, because the developer believes active, affluent baby boomers want more from retirement than past...

    A new type of retirement community is under development outside Hamilton. It will offer daily entertainment and sports, because the developer believes active, affluent baby boomers want more from retirement than past generations.

    A war over words is central to the Rohingya crisis: Nahlah Ayed

    A war over words is central to the Rohingya crisis: Nahlah Ayed


    Ending the statelessness that automatically comes with the title Rohingya has been cited repeatedly as the key to peace in...

    Ending the statelessness that automatically comes with the title Rohingya has been cited repeatedly as the key to peace in Myanmar.

    'I didn't realize I could have such a big impact': Katimavik focuses on reconciliation

    'I didn't realize I could have such a big impact': Katimavik focuses on reconciliation


    Its budget was cut in 2012, but Katimavik is back with a pilot project that sees youth from the Tlicho region of the Northwest Territories and Eeyou Istchee, Que., engaging with other communities and volunteering for...

    Its budget was cut in 2012, but Katimavik is back with a pilot project that sees youth from the Tlicho region of the Northwest Territories and Eeyou Istchee, Que., engaging with other communities and volunteering for organizations.

    After years of scandal, Senate seeks a way forward on expenses

    After years of scandal, Senate seeks a way forward on expenses


    Many senators who lived through the auditor general's recent review of expenses say the process cost too much and took too long — but the next step could be trying, too, as senators argue over the best way to keep an eye on expenses without racking up...

    Many senators who lived through the auditor general's recent review of expenses say the process cost too much and took too long — but the next step could be trying, too, as senators argue over the best way to keep an eye on expenses without racking up huge costs.

    Faced with multiple natural disasters, charities broaden their appeals

    Faced with multiple natural disasters, charities broaden their appeals


    A flood of natural disasters around the world in the last month has some aid organizations taking a different approach to fundraising to prevent donor...

    A flood of natural disasters around the world in the last month has some aid organizations taking a different approach to fundraising to prevent donor fatigue.

    Suddenly homeless Mexicans rely on the kindness of strangers to survive after quake

    Suddenly homeless Mexicans rely on the kindness of strangers to survive after quake


    Suddenly homeless Mexicans relying on the kindness of strangers to survive. Some are sleeping in their cars outside their homes, "So people don't rob us of the little we...

    Suddenly homeless Mexicans relying on the kindness of strangers to survive. Some are sleeping in their cars outside their homes, "So people don't rob us of the little we have"

    'A hero again and again': How John McCain likely just ended the last-gasp Obamacare repeal bid

    'A hero again and again': How John McCain likely just ended the last-gasp Obamacare repeal bid


    The Obamacare repeal zombie rose yet again this week for its last, best chance to gut the current health law — until the same Republican senator who put it down in July returned on Friday to deliver another conclusive...

    The Obamacare repeal zombie rose yet again this week for its last, best chance to gut the current health law — until the same Republican senator who put it down in July returned on Friday to deliver another conclusive blow.

    Earthquake off northern California causes brief confusion

    Earthquake off northern California causes brief confusion


    A magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck on Friday off the coast of Northern California in the Pacific Ocean, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but there were no reports of damage or...

    A magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck on Friday off the coast of Northern California in the Pacific Ocean, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but there were no reports of damage or injury.

    Rebranding the pit bull: Family-friendly pet or danger to children?

    Rebranding the pit bull: Family-friendly pet or danger to children?


    Pit bulls have been the focus of lobbying efforts to rebrand them as a family-friendly dog, but a report by the CBC's The Fifth Estate has found that medical studies are sounding the alarm about child safety issues involving this type of...

    Pit bulls have been the focus of lobbying efforts to rebrand them as a family-friendly dog, but a report by the CBC's The Fifth Estate has found that medical studies are sounding the alarm about child safety issues involving this type of dog.

    'Extremely dangerous': Puerto Rico faces threat from failing dam after Hurricane Maria

    'Extremely dangerous': Puerto Rico faces threat from failing dam after Hurricane Maria


    Puerto Rican officials rushed to evacuate tens of thousands of people downstream of a failing dam and said they could not reach more than half the towns in the U.S. territory as the massive scale of the disaster wrought by Hurricane Maria started to...

    Puerto Rican officials rushed to evacuate tens of thousands of people downstream of a failing dam and said they could not reach more than half the towns in the U.S. territory as the massive scale of the disaster wrought by Hurricane Maria started to become clear on Friday.