After 50 years of severed ties between Cuba and the U.S., U.S. President Barack Obama announced he will be easing travel and trade restrictions -- a historic policy change that took many by surprise. CTV News' Richard Madan shares a look of Cuba, as it braces for a radical transformation.
Thousands of Orthodox Christians plunged into icy rivers and ponds in a number of countries to mark Epiphany, cleansing themselves with water deemed holy for the day and believed to have special powers.
In a country where about 81 per cent of the population is Catholic, Pope Francis' arrival in the Philippines isn't merely a pastoral visit. It's a national celebration that is expected to draw millions of the faithful.
Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson have become the first climbers in the world to use only their hands and feet to scale a sheer granite face in California's Yosemite National Park. The two had been 'free-climbing' to the 3,000-foot summit for 19 days, meaning they didn't use climbing aids other than ropes only to prevent deadly falls.
While Canadians brave cold temperatures across the country, zoo animals in Brazil were given frozen snacks made from tropical fruits, chunks of meat and frozen yogurt to help ease the intense summer heat.
Some of Hollywood's biggest winners let their hair down with comfy, casual looks with a bohemian feel at the Sundance Film Festival. From the chic to the shabby, CTVNews.ca has this weeks red carpet looks.
Stars step out in wispy winter colours, from stark whites and sparkling greys, to warm and vibrant blues. The frosty fashion cools down the red carpet as award season in Hollywood heats up at the People's Choice Awards. CTVNews.ca takes a look at this week’s red carpet fashion in tinsel town.
Hollywood's award season officially started as tinsel town's elite stepped out on the red carpet at the Golden Globe awards. Big screen stars wore an array of colours proving there is gold at the end of a rainbow. CTVNews.ca takes a look at some award-worthy fashion.
Leather made a prominent appearance on a number of red carpet events as the stars of 'Girls' stepped out for the premiere of the show's fourth season. CTVNews.ca takes a look at all of the latest Hollywood fashion statements.
The trend of taking selfies is showing no signs of slowing down and many celebrities are joining in on the fun. As 2014 comes to an end, CTVNews.ca takes a look back at star selfies that caught the public's attention.
From the tragic loss of beloved actors, to celebrity weddings, selfies and scandals, CTVNews.ca takes a look at the top entertainment stories that grabbed headlines and captivated audiences around the world.
Stars from Jennifer Lawrence and Jessica Chastain to Josh Hutcherson and Mark Wahlberg turn out in their best for premieres of 'The Gambler,' 'The Imitation Game,'Mockingjay' and more. CTVNews.ca checks out some of the hottest red carpet looks.
The 'Dumb and Dumber' guys return for a sequel, Christopher Nolan takes his stars to space and Daniel Radcliffe trades his scar in for horns. CTVNews.ca checks out some of the hottest red carpet looks.