In Brooklyn's predominantly black Crown Heights neighbourhood, the Canadian owner of a "boozy sandwich shop" has become a lightning rod for cultural rage, after she was accused of fetishizing the area’s violent past for profit. more »
Prior to Julie Payette's appointment as Canada's next governor general, several Liberal MPs suggested that an Indigenous person in the role would symbolize great progress for Canada. Columnist Robert Jago explains why that view is wrong. more »
A pair of teenagers are the latest in a series of Turks pulled into police custody for wearing a mass-market message-T. Authorities believe the T-shirt signals support for those allegedly behind last summer’s failed coup. more »
Torrential downpours, unbridled wildfires, storm surges — dangerous, extreme weather events becoming commonplace are a wake-up call from Mother Nature, says Al Gore, who's back with the new documentary An Inconvenient Sequel. more »
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