FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - To Gwen Johansson, the most valuable thing about the Peace River that wends its way though northern British Columbia and Alberta is the view from her kitchen window.
Dec 08, 2013 02:00 pm | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press
TORONTO - Stock markets could be in for a positive week after a string of reports, capped off by strong recent jobs data, showed that the U.S. economic recovery is firmly on track.
Dec 08, 2013 04:15 am | Malcolm Morrison, The Canadian Press
PHILADELPHIA - A powerful storm that crept across the country dropped snow, freezing rain and sleet on the Mid-Atlantic region and headed northeast Sunday, turning NFL playing fields in Pennsylvania into winter wonderlands, dumping a foot of snow in Delaware and threatening a messy Monday commute in the northeast corridor.
Dec 08, 2013 08:45 pm | Michael Rubinkam And Dan Gelston, The Associated Press
TOKYO - Japan has revised its economic growth estimate for the last quarter downward after finding that capital investment slowed more than expected in July-September.
Dec 08, 2013 07:30 pm | The Associated Press
NEW YORK, N.Y. - A week after four people died in a New York commuter train derailment, two federal lawmakers proposed Sunday that trains nationwide be outfitted with cameras pointed at engineers and at the tracks.
Dec 08, 2013 07:30 pm | Verena Dobnik, The Associated Press
PARIS - France is coming to the rescue again, deploying soldiers in a former African colony to help stave off catastrophe — dirty work that Paris says it doesn't really want. France has its eyes on a dynamic new Africa that is creating jobs, not conflicts.
Dec 08, 2013 03:00 pm | Elaine Ganley, The Associated Press
CINCINNATI - From Twitter and Facebook to Amazon and Google, the biggest names of the Internet are blasting a federal judge's decision allowing an Arizona-based gossip website to be sued for defamation by a former Cincinnati Bengals cheerleader convicted of having sex with a teenager.
Dec 08, 2013 02:15 pm | Amanda Lee Myers, The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO - The startup is housed in a garage-like space in San Francisco's tech-heavy South of Market neighbourhood, but it isn't like most of its neighbours that develop software, websites and mobile-phone apps. Its mission is to find plant replacements for eggs.
Dec 08, 2013 01:30 pm | Terence Chea, The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO - Corporate support for gay and transgender rights is reaching workers in new corners of the country and economy six months after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the federal Defence of Marriage Act, according to a new report card from the nation's largest LGBT advocacy group.
Dec 08, 2013 01:30 pm | Lisa Leff, The Associated Press
BERLIN, Md. - Two local sisters have combined their interests in style and décor to open Berlin's latest shop, Sea La Vie.
Dec 08, 2013 08:30 am | Charlene Sharpe, The Associated Press