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Jack Letts, the young British-Canadian man accused of travelling to Syria to fight for ISIS has told British broadcaster ITV News that he misses his mum, the TV show Dr. Who and the taste of English snacks.
U.S. President Donald Trump has picked Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to Canada, as his nominee to serve as the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.
An Ontario man who travelled to Syria to support an al-Qaeda-affiliated terror group is set to be released — despite being considered of "high risk to public safety," according to a decision by the Parole Board of Canada.
A California couple pleaded guilty Friday to torture and years of abuse that included shackling some of their 13 children to beds and starving them to the point it stunted their growth.
The federal Liberal government cleared another hurdle standing in the way of constructing a $7.4 billion expansion to the Trans Mountain pipeline system Friday, securing new regulatory approvals from the National Energy Board.
A walnut-sized bee with a massive jaw and impressive wingspan has been spotted for the first time in nearly 38 years, proving its species is not extinct.
A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: where former White House staffers have ended up; why it's hard to ask the hard questions in Hollywood; Alberta bluegrass band has faith music can turn province's economy around.
R. Kelly, the subject of decades of lurid rumours and allegations involving women and underage girls, was indicted by a grand jury Friday in relation to alleged offences between 1998 and 2010 involving four victims, including at least three teen girls.
Jackie Shane, the black transgender soul singer who came to prominence playing on Toronto's Yonge Street in the 1960s, has died.
Police in Florida have charged New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft with misdemeanour solicitation of prostitution, saying they have videotape of him paying for a sex act inside an illicit massage parlour.
Subpoenas have been issued to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his former and current top officials — including ex-principal secretary Gerald Butts — for any notes, emails or texts they may have related to the criminal case against Vice-Admiral Mark Norman.
The federal government’s top bureaucrat revealed Thursday that former Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould was locked in a fierce battle with Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett and other ministers over the direction of the Indigenous rights framework.
The producers of the TV show Empire said Friday that Jussie Smollett's character will be removed from the final two episodes of this season "to avoid further disruption on set" after the actor was accused of faking a racist, anti-gay attack on himself in Chicago.
The CEO of SNC-Lavalin says the company plans to "vigorously defend" itself in the court case as the centre of the unfolding political scandal in Ottawa, and says the company's hard-working employees are being used 'as pucks in a political hockey game.'
Six years after a deadly mall collapse made national headlines, the roof of another public building in Elliot Lake has partially caved in.
It starts with what sounds like a promising phone call: For a one-time fee, you can lower the interest rate on your credit card. But the person on the other end of the line isn't with your bank or credit card company. And what they're really after is your identity.
Attempts to make the Oscars more relevant has upset academy members and led to the series of missteps that illustrate the real challenges of making the awards audience-friendly.
Victims and families affected by the mass shooting in Toronto's Danforth neighbourhood last July call for a Canada-wide ban on private ownership of handguns and assault rifles, in their first public remarks since two people were killed and 13 injured.
The National Energy Board has reiterated its approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion with 16 new recommendations designed to better protect marine life on the B.C. coast, and Trans Mountain's chief executive responds by calling the report a step forward.