CHINA, Texas - The slow-churning remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda dangerously flooded parts of Texas and Louisiana on Thursday, scrambling rescue crews and volunteers with boats to reach scores of stranded drivers and families trapped in their homes during a relentless downpour that drew co…
LOS ANGELES - Gemmel Moore had moved back home with his mother in Texas two years ago and was missing Los Angeles when he texted a photo of syringe in an arm to a wealthy gay man he knew in California.
OTTAWA - Justin Trudeau's privileged upbringing created a "massive blind spot" when it came to understanding how dressing in blackface could be harmful, he said Thursday.
VICTORIA - British Columbia's auditor general says the province's legislature must set higher standards for expense reporting by top administrative officials following allegations of spending abuses made by Speaker Darryl Plecas.
MIAMI - Hurricane Humberto blew off rooftops, toppled trees and knocked out power as it blew past the British Atlantic island of Bermuda. But officials said Thursday that the Category 3 storm caused no reported deaths.
Liberal candidate Connie Denesiuk says she still stands behind Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s “inclusive policies” in the wake of photos and a video showing him in brownface and blackface.
LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - An Alberta mother and father who treated their ill son with herbal remedies rather than get him medical attention have been acquitted in the boy's death.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - President Donald Trump's efforts to keep his tax returns private played out on both coasts Thursday, with a California judge handing him an initial victory and his lawyers in New York City arguing that federal prosecutors there are trying "to harass" him by seeking the d…
A years-long effort to build a regional compost facility was unearthed Thursday, as local politicians agreed to spend $50,000 to study the feasibility of such a facility at the Okanagan Falls and Campbell Mountain landfills.
EDMONTON - A central Alberta man who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting his three daughters has been sentenced to 23.5 years.
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Thursday poured cold water on prospects for a bipartisan compromise on gun legislation, even as Attorney General William Barr circulated a draft plan on Capitol Hill to expand background checks for gun sales.
TORONTO - Newly released numbers show nearly 1,500 Ontarians died from opioid overdoses last year, a fact some harm-reduction workers are attributing to an increasingly tainted supply of street drugs.
KABUL - A powerful suicide truck bomb devastated a hospital in southern Afghanistan early Thursday morning, killing 20 people and wounding 97 others, according to the province's governor, while a deadly drone strike in the country's east was blamed on U.S. forces.
TORONTO - A British Columbia man apologized to a judge on Thursday for stripping naked and jumping into a shark tank at a Toronto aquarium last year only to moments later say outside court that he did not regret his actions.
NANAIMO, B.C. - A miniature horse that was mauled by two dogs on Vancouver Island is making a good recovery and is due to be released from a veterinary clinic, but her caretaker says the animal faces a long road to recovery.
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. - Gun-maker Colt is suspending its production of rifles for the civilian market including the popular AR-15, the company said Thursday in a shift it attributed to changes in consumer demand and a market already saturated with similar weapons.
OTTAWA - Federal officials have to act right away to avoid further risks of serious illness from vaping, eight Canadian health organizations said Thursday.
SHANDON, Calif. - A tour bus carrying members of the road crew for country singer Josh Turner plunged off a cliff in central California, killing one person and injuring seven others, authorities said Thursday.
OTTAWA - Images of Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau in blackface produced widespread reaction to the images themselves, and on the issue of race and racism in Canada. Here is some of what was said by politicians, federal party leaders and candidates:
VANCOUVER - Indigenous candidates and community leaders expressed shock, pain and frustration Thursday after multiple photographs surfaced of Justin Trudeau made up in brownface and blackface.
LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - David and Collet Stephan have been found not guilty of failing to provide the necessaries of life to their toddler son Ezekiel. A medical examiner ruled the boy died of bacterial meningitis. Here are some key developments in the case.
ELLIOT LAKE, Ont. - Police in Elliot Lake, Ont., have charged an elderly man for allegedly trying to kill a trapped raccoon with a pitch fork and pail of water.
TORONTO - Ontario's top court has upheld a provincial law that slashed the size of Toronto's city council nearly in half last year, saying the unexpected move did not interfere with candidates' or voters' ability to express themselves freely.
NEW YORK - President Donald Trump asked a federal court Thursday to block an effort by New York prosecutors to obtain his tax returns as part of a criminal investigation, opening another front in the president's efforts to keep his financial information private.
HALIFAX - A Catholic hospital in Nova Scotia must now offer patients access to medically assisted dying on site — a change advocates say should be noted by other provinces with faith-based hospitals.
MONTREAL - Residents in Justin Trudeau's home riding expressed support for the Liberal leader on Thursday as he dealt with the fallout of old photos showing him in skin-darkening makeup.
Toronto's transit authority has apologized to a black man who was pinned to the ground and forcibly detained by fare inspectors last year, pledging Thursday to "do better" when it comes to battling conscious and unconscious racial bias.
NORTH BAY, Ont. - A northern Ontario utility says it didn't have to fish long for answers when fixing a power outage Thursday morning.
MORRISTOWN, N.J. - A former New Jersey prosecutor portrayed by actor Russell Crowe in the film "American Gangster" has been sentenced to five years of probation after pleading guilty to stealing from his law clients.
VANCOUVER - Here's a look at West Point Grey Academy, the school in Vancouver where Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau taught and was photographed as a 29-year-old wearing dark paint on his hands and face, dressed as Aladdin at a themed gala event:
An extensive study of hundreds of bird species across decades worth of data has for the first time estimated how badly numbers of even the most common birds have shrunk.
TORONTO - An RCMP officer who accused his superiors of waging an unrelenting campaign to ruin his career lost his 12-year battle to sue the force for harassment and intentional infliction of distress when the Supreme Court of Canada on Thursday refused to hear the case.
NEW YORK - More than 60 years after Marian Anderson broke the colour barrier at the Metropolitan Opera, black singers still face unique obstacles in building their careers within the industry.
For the new animated movie "Abominable," bringing a big city in China to life with accuracy means that even the trash has to look right. Chinese animators collaborating with DreamWorks animators urged them to dump metal trash cans from backdrops because "we don't have metal trash cans."
WASHINGTON - It'll be an al fresco Rose Garden soiree for Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison as the White House throws its first state dinner in more than a year.
LOS ANGELES - "Game of Thrones" has dominated the Emmy Awards with the formidable power of, say, your average fearsome, flame-belching dragon. Same goes for "Veep," but picture a cutthroat politician instead.
The people of British Columbia spoke, the government listened, and starting this month, car insurance rates in the province will be fairer for safe drivers.
CARACAS, Venezuela - U.S. officials are investigating the suspected looting of valuable European and Latin American artwork they believe is being quietly plundered by Venezuelan government insiders as Nicolas Maduro struggles to maintain his grip on power.