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  • U.S. women's world hockey title another golden moment for Meghan Duggan

    It was a rare occasion when a gold medal was something of a consolation prize for the U.S. women’s hockey team. Team USA’s 7-5 victory over archrival Canada last weekend in the finale of the women’s world hockey championships triggered...
  • Canada sells its multibillion-dollar stake in General Motors

    The Canadian government has unloaded its multibillion-dollar stake in General Motors. The finance department said late Monday that it had sold nearly 73.4 million shares in an unregistered block trade to Goldman, Sachs & Co. Taxpayers' stake in the...
  • Reader Feedback April 7: Ted Cruz citizenship, Busch Gardens

    Citizenship of Ted Cruz •Ann, Newport News: I have a question on your article about Ted Cruz as a presidential nominee. I thought I read he was born in Canada. I learned in school that you had to be born in the United States in order to be...
  • Rethinking family leave with an eye toward long-term effects

     Rethinking family leave with an eye toward long-term effects
    Two new reports raise compelling questions about the way we approach paid family leave. A fascinating study, written by Cornell University economics researcher Ankita Patnaik, compares the notoriously stingy maternity and paternity leave policies in the...
  • NY Air Guard unit heading to Canada for training exercises

    A New York Air National Guard unit is headed to Canada's Northwest Territories for the second consecutive year to participate in military exercises in the Arctic region. National Guard officials say the 109th Airlift Wing is sending about 30 airmen and...
  • Former Toronto mayor Rob Ford joins board of Hockey Hall of Fame

    Former Toronto mayor Rob Ford joins board of Hockey Hall of Fame
    TORONTO — Two things Canada is most known for, whether it likes it or not, are hockey and ex-Toronto Mayor Rob Ford. So it is perhaps only fitting that Canada's national pastime and one of its most internationally recognizable people would team...
  • Speak Out

    I hear that Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz was born in Canada. Where are all the people who thought President Obama was not born in this country? I hope they are not waiting for Fox News. That will never happen. Oak Forest I'm just...
  • Crude-oil train wrecks raise questions about safety claims

    Crude-oil train wrecks raise questions about safety claims
    Four accidents in the last month involving trains hauling crude oil across North America have sent flames shooting hundreds of feet into the sky, leaving some experts worried that public safety risks have been gravely underestimated. Crude trains have...
  • Texas man charged with aiding anti-U.S. terrorist groups in Afghanistan

    Texas man charged with aiding anti-U.S. terrorist groups in Afghanistan
    A Texas-born man was charged Thursday with conspiring to aid militant groups fighting U.S. forces in Afghanistan, becoming the latest American to be prosecuted in federal court on suspicion of assisting terrorist cells overseas. Muhanad Mahmoud al...
  • Correction: Lake Erie-Algae story

    In a story March 28 about legislation dealing with Lake Erie algae, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Adam Rissien of the Ohio Environmental Council said the bill didn't include use of chemical fertilizers on farm fields. Rissien said the...
  • Costco Canada recalls chicken salad over listeria risk

    Costco Canada is recalling Kirkland Signature brand roasted chicken salad because of a possible listeria contamination. The recall covers salads that contain fully cooked sliced chicken breast. The salad was sold in all Canadian provinces except for...