MELBOURNE, Australia—Milos Raonic set another Canadian tennis record by reaching his third Grand Slam quarter-finals with a 6-4, 4-6, 6-3, 6-7 (7), 6-3 win over Spain’s Feliciano Lopez today at the Australian Open.
Raonic is the first Canadian man to make the Melbourne final eight since Michael Belkin did it back in 1968.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA expects to save millions of dollars sending astronauts to the International Space Station, once its commercial crew program starts flying in a couple of years.
NEW YORK—Cities across the U.S. northeast mobilized snowplows and airlines cancelled thousands of flights today as a potentially-historic storm pushed its way up the Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor with what forecasters said could be up to two feet of snow.
HALIFAX—A former U.S. resident was in a Halifax court today to face charges of uttering threats and possessing a weapon for a dangerous purpose.
The RCMP brought Christopher Burton Phillips back to Nova Scotia from Ottawa yesterday after he was arrested a day earlier at a hotel that had to be evacuated.
Health & Wellness
NEW YORK — The milk industry is fed up with all the sourness over dairy.
NEW YORK — Three Russian citizens were charged Monday in connection with a Cold War-style Russian spy ring that spoke in code, passed messages concealed in bags and magazines, and tried to recruit people with ties to an unnamed New York City university, authorities said.
SALT LAKE CITY — As he considers a third presidential campaign, Mitt Romney said Wednesday night that one of the country’s biggest challenges is climate change and that global solutions are needed to combat it.
“I’m one of those Republicans who thinks we are getting warmer and that we contribute to that,” he said.
LONDON—The male monopoly in the leadership of the Church of England ended today as the 500-year-old institution consecrated its first female bishop.
The Rev. Libby Lane became the eighth Bishop of Stockport in a service at York Minster.
Her consecration comes after the church ended a long and divisive dispute by voting last year to allow women to serve as bishops.
SAN FRANCISCO—Feeling the sting of rejection?
The San Francisco Zoo is offering the chance to “adopt” a hissing cockroach or giant scorpion in honour of that special ex-someone for Valentine’s Day.