China commuter bus fire leaves 47 dead
A fire that gutted a commuter bus, killing 47 and injuring dozens more during rush hour in a port city in southeastern China, appears to have been deliberately set, state media quoted investigators as saying.
Rehtaeh Parsons strip-searched in hospital, says dad
The father of Rehtaeh Parsons, the victim of an alleged sexual assault, says his teenage daughter was strip-searched by two men while she was receiving treatment for suicidal thoughts in 2012.
Shooting near California campus leaves 3 dead
Two people were found dead Friday in a burned home, apparent victims of a shooting rampage that killed a woman and injured at least five people before the shooter was wounded at nearby Santa Monica College, authorities said.
Weekend mix of sun and cloud for B.C.’s South Coast
Clearing skies are on tap for much of B.C.’s South Coast, says CBC meteorologist Johanna Wagstaffe.
Weakened tropical storm Andrea zipping up U.S. East Coast
After bringing rains, heavy winds and even tornadoes to parts of Florida, tropical storm Andrea moved quickly across south Georgia and was leaving the Carolinas waterlogged on Friday while sparing the area any serious damage.
Conservative Party denies secret fund run by PMO
The Conservative Party is denying a secret fund exists within the Prime Minister’s Office in a statement issued a day after CBC News reported on the fund controlled by the prime minister’s chief of staff. The CBC stands by the story.
CFB Edmonton 1st base to raise Pride flag
In what is being called a first in Canada, a rainbow-coloured Pride flag is to be raised at an Alberta military base today in a ceremony to be attended by senior officers and civilian members of the GLBT community.
Ancient Mars rover Opportunity makes a watery discovery
After almost 10 years of roaming the red planet, the rover Opportunity has made a new discovery that offers scientists more clues about Mars’s watery history.
Dying girl, 10, gets chance at adult lung transplant, U.S. judge rules
Girl wins temporary exemption to jump the transplant line in a ruling that could have ramifications for thousands of Americans awaiting new organs
The price is always right, but how?
Some people believe in the fallacy that coming up with the right price for your product is simply adding up your costs, and then add on a reasonable margin. Not so fast, Dianne Buckner writes.