SACRAMENTO, Calif.—Doctors at a northern California hospital say a couple has given birth to a rare set of naturally-conceived identical triplets.
The Sacramento Bee reports Abby, Brin, and Laurel Hepner were born Nov. 22 at Sutter Memorial Hospital to Hannah and Tom Hepner of Quincy.
The triplets were produced when a single, fertilized egg split into three.
OTTAWA—Nelson Mandela is being remembered in Canada for his wisdom and fearless fight against racism.
As it turned out, Canada also occupied a special place in Mandela’s heart in later years.
The man known affectionately as “Madiba” died yesterday at age 95.
OTTAWA—The Canadian economy churned out an additional 21,600 jobs last month—the most since August.
Almost all the new workers, though, were part-time and the unemployment rate continued to sit at 6.9 percent for the third-straight month.
REGINA—A Regina woman who lost her suitcase on the highway no longer is singing the blues.
Trina Owens said she reached out on social media and Kijiji after her suitcase fell off the back of the truck she was in.
The suitcase was full of Christmas presents she had just bought on a shopping trip to the U.S.
OTTAWA—Conservative Sen. Irving Gerstein has thwarted a Liberal move to remove him as chairman of a powerful Senate committee until he explains his role in the upper chamber’s expenses scandal.
OTTAWA—Prime Minister Stephen Harper has weighed in on the spate of apparent soldier suicides that have rocked the Canadian Forces in recent days.
Harper said everyone should encourage veterans in need to reach out to the support and systems that are there to help.
TORONTO—Allegations that Rob Ford offered purported gang members money and a car in exchange for a video are an “outright lie,” the Toronto mayor said today amid new questions about why police did not arrest him.
Speaking on an American radio station, the scandal-plagued mayor quickly tried to change the topic when asked about the latest claims against him.
TORONTO, Ontario — Disgraced theatre mogul Garth Drabinsky will have to make another pitch for full parole after a panel weighing his release Monday couldn’t reach a unanimous decision.
SYDNEY, Australia — An Australian hotel is declaring itself a graffiti Belieber, despite being at odds with the city government.
QT Hotel in the Gold Coast said it gave Justin Bieber permission to spray graffiti on its wall. The Canadian singer and others posted images online showing cartoon faces in fluorescent paint on an outdoor wall at the hotel in Queensland state.
BATH, Maine—Capt. Kirk’s futuristic-looking vessel sports cutting-edge technology, new propulsion, and powerful armaments, but this ship isn’t the Starship Enterprise.
The skipper of the stealthy Zumwalt is Navy Capt. James Kirk. And yes, he’s used to the jokes about the name he shares with the TV starship commander played by actor William Shatner.
Kirk takes it in stride.