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'?"
Donald Trump shames a former beauty pageant winner for her sexual history and encouraged Americans to check out what he called her "sex tape," in an early-morning tweet-storm that drags him further away from his campaign's efforts to broaden its appeal to women. more »
Europe's comet-chasing space probe Rosetta performed its final task Friday, dipping out of orbit for a slow-motion crash onto the icy surface of the alien world it's been following for more than a decade. more »
Wine consumption in China is growing dramatically, driven by young, affluent Chinese who see it as a symbol of social sophistication. And now, a small group of devoted entrepreneurs are trying to grow some of that wine locally, battling a challenging climate and negative stereotypes about made-in-China products. more »