The U.S. Coast Guard was tracking a crippled Nova Scotia tall ship off Massachusetts on Tuesday, a day after nine people were rescued from the schooner replica when its engine failed in towering waves and stiff winds.
Just over half of the money the federal government is set to spend on child care will go to parents of teenagers or families who do not pay to put their kids in daycare, says a new report by the parliamentary budget officer.
Amid anger over an Islamist insurgency that has claimed thousands of lives, Nigerians returned a 72-year-old former military dictator to power Tuesday in the most hotly contested election in the country's history.
A stomach-churning concoction of mashed-up garlic, wine and stomach bile that was used to treat eye infections over 1,000 years ago just might hold the key to killing antibiotic-resistant superbugs today, say British researchers.
With the government of New Brunswick deeply in debt, some are suggesting the province could cut costs by taking its two fleets of school buses – one for English students and one for French – and combining them. But that has touched off a debate in the officially bilingual province, where language issues remain sensitive.