SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The American Civil Liberties Union is praising a new Illinois law that limits how police can use devices that collect cellphone data and track phone locations.
The U.S. psychologist whose book about school shootings was found in the Munich killer's room says often young gunmen research other perpetrators to find a role model. Police in Munich said the 18-year-old German-Iranian gunman had a German translation of Langman's book along with materials
A cache of more than 19,000 emails from Democratic party officials, leaked in advance of Hillary Clinton's nomination at the party's convention next week in Philadelphia, details the acrimonious split between the Democratic National Committee and Clinton's former rival, Sen. Bernie Sanders
A federal judge has tossed out a woman's lawsuit against Home Depot over the deaths of her husband and two children who had sought refuge inside the big-box store destroyed during the devastating 2011 tornado in Joplin, Missouri. U.S. District Judge Douglas Harpool threw out Edie Howard Housel'
Chris Froome kept his lead intact during the final day of climbing in the Alps on Saturday and was poised to secure his third Tour de France title in four years. "I still need to get the yellow jersey to Paris tomorrow but the race is done and dusted," Froome said. Spanish rider Jon Izagirre
There was a time when the only way to find a good garage sale was to pour through the newspaper classifieds or run into one, by chance, in your neighbourhood. Travis Lutz has developed an app that uses a smartphone's location services to point users to the closest sale. "And then, you just
Three months later, it ended with a phone call to a shipyard office, where Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine was waiting. From the start, Kaine was a front-runner to join Clinton on the Democratic ticket. A senator, former Virginia governor and mayor of Richmond, he hails from a top battleground state and, as
Florida officials hope that a former tanker the length of a football field that is to be sunk off the state's southern coast will become a major scuba diving attraction. The aquatic attraction named Lady Luck is to become the newest centerpiece of Shipwreck Park, a series of 16 underwater dive wrecks
Tim Kaine's selection as Hillary Clinton's running mate could totally upend Virginia politics and would all but certainly result in the most expensive election cycle in the state's history next if he becomes vice-president . Kaine was announced Friday as Clinton's choice to be the Democratic
The 18-year-old gunman who opened fire at a crowded Munich shopping mall and fast-food restaurant, killing nine people and wounding more than two dozen others before killing himself, was obsessed with mass shootings, German authorities said Saturday. Investigators searched the German-Iranian man'
Hillary Clinton's running mate, U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia, has been described by critics as a snoozer of a choice who could fail to inspire the more liberal wing of the Democratic Party, blue collar workers and others. "He's a lot of things, but boring isn't one of them,"
More than 19,000 emails from Democratic party officials have been leaked in advance of Hillary Clinton's nomination next week at the Philadelphia convention. The emails detail the acrimonious split between the Democratic National Committee and Clinton's former primary rival, Sen. Bernie Sanders
The kids' game show was celebrated Friday night during a raucous invite-only Comic-Con event that revived the super sloppy Nickelodeon series to commemorate its 30th anniversary. "The fans of this show are so passionate, it seemed like the best way to honour that passion was to bring it back
SAO PAULO — Rugby player Isadora Cerullo never lived in Brazil. Fencer Ghislain Perrier speaks very little Portuguese. Golfer Miriam Nagl played abroad most of her life.
The owner of Stop & Shop and Giant and the parent company of Food Lion completed their $29 billion combination after receiving regulatory clearance by the Federal Trade Commission. The deal creates the fourth largest grocer in the U.S. and is the latest in a series of buyouts and mergers as the grocery
Some people camping in Iqaluit woke up to an unpleasant surprise Saturday morning — a polar bear had ripped their tents.
Nico Rosberg of Mercedes will start from pole position at the Hungarian Grand Prix, ahead of teammate Lewis Hamilton and Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull. Qualifying on Saturday was hampered by heavy rainfall, which delayed the start by 20 minutes and also led to several interruptions and crashes, including
Marcus Savage and Peter Tyrrell, avid paddlers and campers back home in Kenya, are used to living and travelling in wild places, among wild animals.
Hillary Clinton and running mate Tim Kaine are closely aligned on many issues, but Kaine's cautious, left-leaning political profile in a closely contested state is blurred by his ties to energy industry interests and his personal qualms over abortion. The Virginia senator is regarded as a careful
A male motorcyclist is dead and a female motorcyclist is dealing with injuries after a crash on Highway 401 early Saturday morning, provincial police say. Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) say the crash involved at least three motorcycles and a transport truck at around 3:30 a.m. on the eastbound express
Striker Melissa Tancredi sat out Canada's game against France on Saturday with an ankle injury but is expected to be healthy for the Olympics. The 34-year-old from Ancaster, Ont., was hurt in a collision with China's goalkeeper in Canada's 1-0 win Wednesday in Paris. Tancredi was unable
As the clock ticks down to the opening ceremony in Rio de Janeiro, international Olympic leaders are facing a seminal moment. With the credibility of the fight against doping on the line and the image of the Olympic movement at stake, the IOC will hold a crucial meeting Sunday to consider whether to
DeMarcus Cousins considers the thought, and one of the NBA's most recognizable scowls quickly turns into a bright smile. Without saying a word, it's clear he agrees: For the first time under Mike Krzyzewski, the U.S. Olympic basketball team has a genuine offensive weapon in the middle. Cousins
Keni Harrison also looked more than ready for Brazil by breaking a 28-year record in the 100-metre hurdles in London on Friday. Only, unlike Bolt, Harrison is not going to the Olympics. While Bolt is Rio-bound despite being forced to pull out of the Jamaican trials with a hamstring injury, Harrison
A company based in New York City that specializes in a trend known as "quiet clubbing" is now making noise in Ottawa. "It's kind of a cool concept, right, because Ottawa ... they're a little stringent with the rules," said Tyler Monette, who came out for the party at the