The suspect in the stabbing deaths of five people at a Calgary house party is the son of a senior police officer, the police chief confirmed, calling the killings the "worst mass murder in Calgary’s history."
A state funeral for Jim Flaherty will be held at St. James Cathedral in downtown Toronto at 3 p.m. local time today. The former finance minister, 64, died of a heart attack April 10 at his condo in Ottawa.
A ferry carrying 462 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday, leaving more than 280 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by dozens of ships and helicopters.
A man arrested near the Boston Marathon finish line carrying a backpack containing a rice cooker on the anniversary of the bombings has a mental disorder, his mother told The Associated Press on Wednesday.