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Tuesday, December 18, 2018 4:21:59 PM
The U.S. Senate passed a sweeping criminal justice bill Tuesday that addresses concerns that the nation's war on drugs had led to the imprisonment of too many Americans for non-violent crimes without adequately preparing them for their...
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 4:04:51 PM
B.C.'s Court of Appeal will hand down a decision on Wednesday that could see a Surrey couple sent to jail for planting explosive devices on the grounds of the provincial legislature.
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 12:11:40 PM
The murder of Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi in a year when more than half of all journalists killed were targeted deliberately reflects a hatred of the media in many areas of society, according to the group Reporters Without Borders.
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 11:50:49 AM
The actor who played Carlton Banks on the hit '90s show, Fresh Prince of Bel Air, has filed separate lawsuits alleging his dance was used without permission or credit in the two video games.
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 8:43:02 AM
Tilray Inc. shares jump after the B.C.-based company takes another step to strengthen its medical marijuana business outside Canada through a new collaboration with Novartis pharmaceutical group's Sandoz AG.
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 8:31:59 AM
A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: Canadian taxpayers footing bill for billions in new subsidies for the oil and gas industry; mapping out Washington's political year ahead.
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 8:14:22 AM
Penny Marshall, who starred in the top-rated sitcom Laverne & Shirley, has died at age 75. The endearingly graceless actress with the thick Bronx accent went on to become a pioneering film director with hits including Big and A League of...
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 8:08:33 AM
The Trump administration moved Tuesday to officially ban bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like automatic firearms, and has made them illegal to possess beginning in late March.
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 8:05:47 AM
Health Canada is taking steps to reduce the amount of alcohol allowed in the potent, sugary, premixed drinks that the agency says are becoming a growing risk to public health, especially for young people.
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 7:43:40 AM
A U.S. judge abruptly postponed the sentencing of President Donald Trump's first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, on Tuesday, saying he could not hide his disgust for Flynn's crime of lying to the FBI and warning that he could send...