OTTAWA — A 16-year-old Alberta high school student has taken top prize in this year’s Sanofi BioGENEius Challenge Canada contest with his research into an experimental therapy that uses nanoparticles to kill cancer cells.
KINGSTON, Jamaica—Two Canadians and two Americans trying to set a world record for an unassisted, human-powered row across the Atlantic Ocean have been rescued after a rogue wave capsized their boat after 73 days at sea, the U.S. Coast Guard and organizers said yesterday.
NEW YORK — Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday at a forum on global women’s issues that the rights of women represent “the unfinished business of the 21st century” in the United States and around the world, receiving a rapturous reception for one of her first speeches since departing the Obama administration.
NEW YORK — Nearly half of young women say the first time they lived with a guy, they weren’t married.
That’s the finding of a U.S. government survey released Thursday.
The results are a marked changed from 1995 when only 34 per cent said they moved in together. Now it is 48 per cent. Back then, 39 per cent said they married first, compared to 23 now.
WASHINGTON — Sharing a bit of budget pain, President Barack Obama will return 5 per cent of his salary each month to the Treasury in a show of solidarity with federal workers smarting from government-wide spending cuts.
WASHINGTON — Michelle Obama said Tuesday that a new movie chronicling Jackie Robinson’s rise through Major League Baseball, including the racial discrimination he endured while breaking the sport’s colour barrier in the 1940s, left her and the president “visibly, physically moved” after they saw it over the weekend.
LOS ANGELES — Nine-year-old Celia Renteria was certain her father was still alive when she crawled out of a steep California canyon and walked in the desert darkness to find help after their car crashed.
CAMBRIDGE, England — Margaret Thatcher felt betrayed by close ally President Ronald Reagan over the Falkland Islands, according to newly released papers that reveal how isolated Britain’s prime minister was in her determination to repel the Argentine invasion by force.
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis urged princes, presidents, sheiks and thousands of ordinary people gathered for his installation Mass on Tuesday to protect the environment, the weakest and the poorest, mapping out a clear focus of his priorities as leader of the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics.
OTTAWA — When Delilah cut off Samson’s flowing mane in the Bible story, it was all downhill from there.
Justin Trudeau is banking the reverse will be true for him, that a decidedly more conservative look will help him grab the Liberal crown for his recently shorn head.