ANAHEIM, Calif.—In the physicality and pace departments, the Winnipeg Jets showed they were playoff-ready.
They just weren’t able to handle the playoff-tested, comeback-loving Anaheim Ducks.
The Jets took it to the Ducks but blew a lead and fell into penalty trouble to lose Game 1 of their first-round series 4-2 last night at Honda Center.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Attorneys for Royal Dutch Shell PLC on Tuesday sued in federal court to remove six Greenpeace activists who boarded a vessel carrying an oil-drilling rig leased by Shell across the Pacific.
TORONTO—A live Arctic dive to a piece of Canadian history that lies beneath the ice in Nunavut’s Queen Maud Gulf was on exhibit at the Royal Ontario Museum yesterday.
A release from Parks Canada says the “live dive event” at the museum presented a close-up tour of the wreckage of HMS Erebus—the ship on which Sir John Franklin sailed in search of the Northwest Passage.
SAN FRANCISCO — Streets in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighbourhood blocks away from fancy stores and long lines of tourists waiting for cable cars have been cleaner since solar-powered toilets began rolling in four afternoons per week.
Health & Wellness
TORONTO—A new report says wait times for key surgeries have held stable for the past five years—even though there have been substantial increases in the number of surgeries being done in some cases.
But the relatively rosy national picture obscures the fact that in some parts of the country, patients wait far longer than recommended for hip and knee replacements and cataract surgeries.
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Dramatic video that shows a white South Carolina police officer shooting a fleeing black man after a traffic stop has led authorities to file a murder charge against the officer amid public outrage over a series of deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of law enforcement agents.
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Keeping wild waterfowl from spreading bird flu to Minnesota turkey farms won’t be easy, the state veterinarian said as officials announced the sixth and seventh cases of the disease in the country’s top turkey-producing state.
WASHINGTON — Bill Clinton’s presidential sex scandal cost him more than an impeachment scare. According to a new book, it may also have cost him a quart of blood.
GROVES, Texas — A 400-pound alligator safely hauled out of a Southeast Texas pond has a new home at a tourist attraction that caters to gators.
Gator Country preserve owner Gary Saurage (sarj) said Tuesday that the 11-foot reptile joins more than 400 other alligators at the preserve in Beaumont, Texas.