The Afghanistan Memorial Vigil is now on display at the Saskatchewan Legislative Building. It includes the original 192 memorial plaques from the Kandahar Airfield Cenotaph. The memorial vigil will be open for public viewing from 1 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Sept. 2 and from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Sept. 3 to Sept. 6.
Irish voters have resoundingly backed amending the constitution to legalize gay marriage, leaders on both sides of the Irish referendum declared Saturday after the world's first national vote on the issue.
The pipeline that leaked thousands of gallons of oil on the California coast was the only pipe of its kind in the county not required to have an automatic shut-off valve because of a court fight nearly three decades ago, a county official said.
The latest in a series of clashes between Mexican authorities and a powerful, fast-growing drug cartel turned into the deadliest confrontation in recent memory, with 42 suspected gang gunmen and one Federal Police officer killed during a three-hour firefight at a remote western ranch.
A white patrolman who fired down through the windshield of a suspect's car at the end of a 137-shot barrage that left the two unarmed black occupants dead was acquitted Saturday of criminal charges by a judge who said he could not determine the Cleveland officer alone fired the fatal shots.
The family of a British Columbia woman whose motto was "money isn't worth dying for" wept as a 28-year-old man was sentenced for manslaughter after blindsiding her with a rock to the head outside a neighbourhood ice arena.
The federal health minister has unveiled the details of a multi-million-dollar compensation package for thalidomide victims. Rona Ambrose says 92 eligible survivors have now received a one-time, tax-free payment of $125,000 to cover their immediate needs.