Several post-secondary students, a former school principal, a nurse and a yoga teacher. Alberta's new NDP government caucus is a mixed bag of professions and ages. Almost half are women and three are believed to be the first openly gay members of the Alberta legislature.
A train that derailed and caught fire early Wednesday in rural North Dakota was hauling crude from the state's oil patch, raising questions about whether new state standards intended to reduce the volatility of such shipments are sufficient.
Corporate Alberta may be wringing its hands, but Canada's market research industry is breathing a collective sigh of relief following the NDP's remarkable majority victory in Tuesday's Alberta election.
Former Guantanamo Bay inmate Omar Khadr still suffers nightmares of the firefight in which he was grievously wounded, still isn't entirely sure what happened that fateful day, but says he wants no part of violent extremism.
An NFL investigation released Wednesday concluded New England Patriots employees likely deflated footballs used in the AFC Championship and that quarterback Tom Brady was "at least generally aware" of the rules violations.
The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 appears to have practiced sending the jetliner into a deadly descent on another flight, just two hours before he intentionally crashed it into the French Alps, investigators said Wednesday.