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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.

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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.

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An armed carjacking in broad daylight Thursday on Eastside Road south of Penticton drew a heavy police response.

Grand Chief Stewart Phillip has been re-elected by acclamation to serve another three-year term as president of the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs.

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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…

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A new training program based at Haven Hill Retirement Centre in Penticton is helping care aides take better care of themselves on the job.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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."

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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.

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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.

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.

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