ELKO, Nev. — The remains of a missing Canadian whose wife survived for seven weeks in the Nevada wilderness after the couple got lost have been found.
Albert Chretien went for help a year and a half ago when their van got stuck in the mud.
ROSEVILLE, Mich. — State investigators will take soil samples from outside a home in suburban Detroit as police continue looking into a man’s claim that a body he says he saw buried in a backyard 35 years ago might have been that of missing Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa.
LONDON — Prime Minister David Cameron has failed to excel on a British history quiz administered by American talk-show host David Letterman.
Cameron was unable to provide the English translation of Magna Carta (Great Charter) or name the composer of “Rule Britannia” (Thomas Ame).
TORONTO—If you’re happy and you know it, a new report suggests you might be from Canada.
The Centre for the Study of Living Standards says more than 90 percent of Canadians surveyed report they either are satisfied or very satisfied with their lives.
The centre tracked numbers collected by Statistics Canada in its community health survey between 2003 and 2011.
HOUSTON — The space shuttle Endeavour will honour former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords with a flyover of her Arizona hometown on its way to the California museum where it will be displayed, the U.S. space agency said Thursday.
The flyover was requested by Giffords’ husband, retired astronaut Mark Kelly, who was the last person to fly the shuttle, said NASA spokeswoman Lisa Malone.
NEW YORK — Randy Newman is weighing in on the presidential election, and he’s playing the race card through a song he wrote called “I’m Dreaming.”
The piano tune features the refrain: “I’m dreaming of a white president.” It is full of satirical, sarcastic — and signature — Newman anecdotes about someone who votes for the president because he is white.
CAMP BASTION, Afghanistan — Prince Harry, third in line to the British throne, began a four-month combat tour Friday in Afghanistan as a gunner on an Apache attack helicopter, fresh from a vacation that included strip billiards in a Las Vegas hotel.
NASHVILLE — Magician David Copperfield said Wednesday he purchased a newly discovered audiotape of a Martin Luther King Jr. interview and would donate it to the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis to promote the civil rights icon’s message of nonviolence.
DETROIT — In town for a concert last summer, Paul McCartney made his first-ever visit to Detroit’s Motown Museum, the legendary two-story “Hitsville USA” building where a generation’s worth of musical gems were created.
HONOLULU—A flight attendant is landing in the Guinness World Records book after spending 63 years moving about the cabin.
Ron Akana, 83, worked his last route over the weekend on a United Airlines flight from Denver to Kauai, ending his career in the state where it began.