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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.
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.
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.
"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?
And a behind-the-scenes look at a Canadian study that is challenging dietary dogma around the world.
A conservation photographer is sharing his images of a remote part of Nova Scotia's coastline that most people have never seen.
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.
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.
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.
Ending the statelessness that automatically comes with the title Rohingya has been cited repeatedly as the key to peace in Myanmar.
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.
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.
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 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"
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.
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.
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.