A bomb threat at the Saskatoon airport took hours to resolve. Many were stranded because their cars were in a barricaded parking lot, but air traffic continued as normal. By late Tuesday afternoon police confirmed the device was not a bomb.
The city showed off some of their specialized emergency response vehicles Tuesday. The collection included a refurbished bus that acts as the city's central command post, as well as special EMS and fire vehicles.
Sen. Patrick Brazeau's fledgling career in political journalism looks to be in trouble. The parliamentary press gallery has denied the suspended senator's application for accreditation as a freelance scribe for Halifax-based Frank Magazine.
Time magazine selected Pope Francis as its Person of the Year on Wednesday, saying the Catholic Church's new leader has changed the perception of the 2,000-year-old institution in an extraordinary way in a short time.
Opposition leaders in Ukraine rejected President Viktor Yanukovych's offer of talks Wednesday, saying they will not sit down with him until he fires his government and releases all arrested demonstrators.
World leaders bowed and prayed Wednesday before the flag-draped casket containing the body of Nelson Mandela, having a final look at the anti-apartheid icon in the amphitheatre where he was sworn in 19 years earlier as South Africa's first black president.