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Monday, April 20, 2020
A weekend shooting spree is described as the worst in recent Canadian history. A gunman killed at least 16 people in Nova Scotia. Police say the suspect, who disguised himself as an officer, is dead.
Saturday, April 18, 2020
The U.S. and Canada have agreed to keep their shared border closed for nonessential travel to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. The decision extends a partial ban implemented last month.
Monday, April 06, 2020
Horacio Arruda was a little-known bureaucrat. Now his face is on T-shirts, loaves of bread, and memes and videos all over social media. Quebec's deputy health minister has become a local celebrity.
Sunday, December 01, 2019
Tens of thousands of migrants cross north out of the U.S. each year, hoping they'll have a better chance of being granted asylum. The journey takes them all to one dead-end road in Upstate New York.
Monday, August 12, 2019
Attitudes toward returning cultural artifacts, often looted during colonization, are changing. In countries like France, Germany and Belgium, the talk has turned to restitution and repatriation.
Tuesday, August 06, 2019
Canadians and rights groups have challenged the country's U.S. asylum accord, as migrants continue to head north over the border seeking refuge.
Sunday, August 04, 2019
A Trump administration plan to let Americans legally import cheaper prescription drugs from Canada is causing concern among Canadians that it could cause shortages of some medications.
Friday, December 08, 2017
After federal immigration agents sent Maria Luis back to Guatemala, her kids went into the Nebraska foster system. It took her five years to get them back.
Tuesday, August 04, 2015
A 1925 article in The Boston Daily Globe featured a photo of a dog at a radio microphone for a special remote broadcast from a Pennsylvania prison.
He looks like a friendly, dark-haired Labrador. Two prison officers on either side have a hand on his back.
The caption says: This ...
Monday, July 13, 2015
Four years after a spike in shark attacks at the French island of Reunion, residents are looking for ways to restore their sense of safety. This story originally aired May 25 on All Things Considered.
Saturday, July 11, 2015
Lucy the Elephant is the oldest roadside attraction in America. Saved from the wrecking ball, she's a survivor among the increasingly endangered species of American roadside oddities.
Monday, June 08, 2015
Four of 12 casinos in Atlantic City closed last year, but the first quarter of 2015 brought good news to those remaining. The local economy is still reeling, but less competition means higher profits.
Monday, May 25, 2015
Since 2011, the Indian Ocean island of Reunion has had 16 shark attacks, seven of them fatal. It's a sharp rise from previous years; Australia is the only country with more deaths during this span.
Monday, May 25, 2015
African American state employees say programs meant to encourage diversity and monitor discrimination are being ignored.
Thursday, May 14, 2015
The state of New Jersey has collected several hundred million dollars more in income taxes than it expected.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Gov. Chris Christie compared President Obama to Jimmy Carter and the next president to Ronald Reagan in a speech on the American economy.
Saturday, May 02, 2015
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Wednesday, April 29, 2015
He sent 150 state troopers to Baltimore to aide in the response to violent protests there.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Lucy the Elephant is one of hundreds of New Jersey landmarks that have received support from an endangered state program.
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Mechanics say they've seen record numbers of cars come in this year with blown out tires and bent rims. But the blame may not lie where you'd expect.