WASHINGTON — Bill Clinton’s presidential sex scandal cost him more than an impeachment scare. According to a new book, it may also have cost him a quart of blood.
VANCOUVER — A bizarre case of deceit, jealousy and the cultural pressures of conceiving male offspring has landed a woman in jail, police say.
A woman has been convicted of aggravated assault for pouring super glue into the ears of her seven-week-old nephew, police said Tuesday.
MONTREAL — Jean-Claude Cardinal Turcotte, who oversaw the funerals of Maurice Richard and Pierre Elliott Trudeau during his 22 years as archbishop of Montreal, has died after a lengthy illness. He was 78.
The Montreal native was hospitalized in the summer of 2014 and was admitted to a palliative care unit last March 24.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Burger King is paying the expenses and providing gifts for the wedding of an Illinois couple with an interesting connection to the fast food restaurant chain. Joel Burger and Ashley King accepted the company’s proposal Monday.
CORBIN, Ky. — Two thousand miles might seem like a long way to go for fried chicken.
Two men from Canada who took their sons on a journey to the original home of Kentucky Fried Chicken say it’s a trip they’ll never forget.
BOSTON — With one last chance to connect with the jury, lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are expected to continue to portray him as an aimless college student who fell under the domineering influence of his radicalized older brother.
CANBERRA, Australia — Prince Harry arrives in Australia’s national capital next week to begin a four-week secondment to the Australian army before the British royal ends his decade-long military career.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Teenage Jewish diarist Anne Frank likely died of typhus in a Nazi concentration camp about a month earlier than previously thought, the Amsterdam museum that honours her memory said Tuesday on the 70th anniversary of the officially recognized date of her death.
LONDON — Richard III is England’s comeback king.
The 15th-century monarch was killed in battle, buried in anonymity, vilified for centuries and discovered under a parking lot. On Thursday, he will be reburied with dignified ceremony in the presence of royalty, religious leaders — and Hollywood star Benedict Cumberbatch.
LONDON — Britain’s Supreme Court has refused to overturn a lower court ruling that clears the way for publication of letters written by Prince Charles to government ministers.
The court Thursday ruled in favour of the Guardian newspaper’s effort to have the contents of the letters disclosed.
The case involves letters Charles has written to seven government departments.