A storm packing blizzard conditions spun up the East Coast early Tuesday, pounding coastal eastern Long Island into Maine with high winds and heavy snow, but it failed to live up to the hype in big cities like Philadelphia and New York, which cancelled its travel ban amid better-than-expected weather conditions.
Rich countries must act swiftly to repair battered health systems and get cash to millions of families in the three countries hit hardest by the world's worst Ebola outbreak, the international development agency Oxfam said Tuesday.
All of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, and most of New Brunswick, are under blizzard warnings as a low pressure system set to hammer the United States’ eastern seaboard is forecast to move northeast.
The spokesman for the Islamic State group has praised the gunman who killed a Canadian soldier at the National War Memorial in October and is calling on Muslims living in Western countries to carry out attacks.
There have been two more firefights between Canadian special forces troops and Islamic extremists in Iraq, events that will add fuel to an already burning political debate as parliament resumed sitting.
The department that oversees the beleaguered Nutrition North program has posted a notice of proposed procurement, asking for someone to come up with different ways of providing northerners with the federal food subsidy.
A Greek F-16 fighter jet crashed into other aircraft on the ground during NATO training in southeastern Spain Monday, killing at least 10 French and Greek military personnel, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said.
The head of the World Health Organization is warning about an 'alarming' plague outbreak in Madagascar that could worsen, particularly as fleas that transmit the disease to humans have developed immunity to insecticide.
Tens of millions of people along the Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor rushed to get home and settle in Monday as a fearsome storm swirled in with the potential for hurricane-force winds and 1 to 3 feet of snow that could paralyze the Northeast for days.
A two-foot-long drone apparently flown by a hobbyist crashed on the White House grounds Monday in an extraordinary, if unintended, breach that raised fresh questions about the president's security -- and a growing threat from the sky.
When seven-year-old Quinn Callandar opened a lemonade stand in Pitt Meadows, B.C., last summer to raise money for his best friend’s surgery, he didn’t know his selfless act of love would also help a stranger in need.
A radical left-wing party vowing to end Greece's painful austerity program won a historic victory in Sunday's parliamentary elections, setting the stage for a showdown with the country's international creditors that could shake the eurozone.
A Canadian man pleaded not guilty Saturday to U.S. charges that he sent money and provided other long-distance support to Tunisian jihadists believed responsible for a 2009 suicide attack in Iraq that killed five American soldiers.
Tens of thousands of Yemenis marched in protest on Saturday against Shiite rebels who hold the capital, amid a power vacuum in a country that is home to what Washington describes as al Qaeda's most dangerous offshoot.
In just 24 hours, a New York photographer and his community raised more than $350,000 to show inner-city children a future beyond their neighbourhood. Now, they are working to fund a summer program to keep students “"safe and productive" while school isn't in session.
Experts searching for the remains of Miguel de Cervantes have started what they hope will be the final phase of their nine-month quest to solve the mystery of where the great Spanish writer was laid to rest.