Closing arguments are scheduled for Wednesday morning in the case against former 'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett, who is accused of staging a racist, anti-gay attack against himself in downtown Chicago to get publicity.
Television host and actor Nick Cannon shared with his talk show audience on Tuesday that his youngest child, Zen, has died.
A planned book by Chris Cuomo has been cancelled as fallout continues for the former CNN host who had privately helped his brother, former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, respond to sexual harassment allegations.
Just a day before the head of Instagram will face questions from lawmakers over its child safety practices, the company is rolling out a handful of new features aimed at making it harder for users, particularly teenagers, to fall down rabbit holes that could be harmful to their mental health.
The elite Russian state hackers behind last year's massive SolarWinds cyberespionage campaign hardly eased up this year, managing plenty of infiltrations of U.S. and allied government agencies and foreign policy think tanks with consummate craft and stealth, a leading cybersecur
The company that runs the philanthropy of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, is investing up to US$3.4 billion to advance human health over 10 to 15 years, according to a spokesperson for the organization.
Eight years ago, a team of researchers launched a project to carefully repeat early but influential lab experiments in cancer research. They recreated 50 experiments, the type of preliminary research with mice and test tubes that sets the stage for new cancer drugs. The results reported Tuesday: About half the scientific claims didn't hold up.
During the first wave of the pandemic monthly new cases of anorexia and atypical anorexia in adolescents increased by more than 60 per cent and monthly hospitalization nearly tripled compared to pre-pandemic rates, according to a new study.
It's a common assumption among marijuana users: Using weed will help you fall asleep and stay asleep. Scientists, however, aren't so sure that's true.
Conversion therapy will soon be banned across Canada, after the Senate agreed to the expedited passage of Bill C-4 on Tuesday. After multiple attempts to pass legislation banning the harmful practice failed in recent years, the bill has now cleared both the House of Commons and Senate without changes, in just over a week. Once it receives royal assent, the bill will become law.
Military police have laid criminal charges against the Canadian Armed Forces' former head of human resources despite the Liberal government having said it would transfer the investigation and prosecution of sexual misconduct cases to civilian authorities.
Six weeks after being sworn in to their current portfolios, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's cabinet has still not been issued mandate letters, according to a minister who says he doesn't know when he'll receive his.
A group of Afghan refugees got their first taste of a quintessentially Canadian holiday shopping spree thanks to the generosity of donors, allowing them to stock up on essentials.
Eating less meat and dairy is one of the ways we can have a positive impact on the future of the planet, as multiple studies on climate change have demonstrated.
The southern England town of Farnham, U.K., is an unlikely place for a Canadian food truck. Yet, that's exactly where The Funky Pickle has set up shop, serving Canadian favourites like poutine and perogies.
The International Olympic Committee has defended its handling of Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai's disappearance from public life as 'quiet diplomacy,' amid criticism of its approach.
The NHL has suspended Toronto Maple Leafs forward Jason Spezza six games for kneeing Winnipeg Jets defenceman Neal Pionk during a game Sunday.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Wednesday that Australia will join the U.S. in a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Games over human rights concerns.
Canada's merchandise trade surplus increased to $2.1 billion in October as exports of motor vehicles and parts and energy products rose higher, Statistics Canada said Tuesday.
While confusion around testing, quarantining and layovers as well as the possibility of tighter restrictions are adding to the uncertainty around the Omicron variant, travel operators remain hopeful the strain is less serious than previous ones.
U.S. Kellogg's workers rejected a contract offer Tuesday that would have provided 3 per cent raises, so 1,400 workers at the company's four U.S. cereal plants will remain on strike.
Carmaker Stellantis announced a strategy Tuesday to embed AI-enabled software in 34 million vehicles across its 14 brands, hoping the tech upgrade will help it bring in 20 billion euros (US$22.6 billion) in annual revenue by 2030.
Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk said on Monday that the U.S. Congress should not approve the Biden administration's bill to boost subsidies for electric vehicles (EVs), saying the proposal would worsen the country's budget deficit.
Pop star Justin Bieber performed to a packed crowd in the Red Sea city of Jiddah in Saudi Arabia, singing some of his most popular hits. The Sunday night concert took place even as human rights campaigners and activists called on Bieber to cancel his performance to protest the kingdom's arrests and crackdown of critics.