Carol Gordon writes in this week with a question that comes up often. She asks, "Just as you have a section on The National 'Only in Canada' would consider having a section called 'And Now for the Good News'?"
Chancellor Angela Merkel has claimed a mandate to form a new German government after her conservatives beat their rivals on Sunday to win her a fourth term, in an election that will also bring an anti-immigrant, anti-EU party into Germany's parliament. more »
Search teams are still digging in dangerous piles of rubble hoping against the odds to find survivors at collapsed buildings, while officials say they have so far cleared only 103 of Mexico City's nearly 9,000 schools to reopen Monday. more »
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