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'?"
The death toll has risen to 30 in a fire that ripped through a late-night dance party in a converted warehouse in Oakland, Calif., and officials say they expect that number to climb as the search continues. more »
At 82 and with an upper-class pedigree, Natalia Bolivar doesn't seem like the typical Cuban revolutionary. That is, until she matter-of-factly begins to recount how she stormed a Havana police station wielding a machine gun, smuggled arms to opposition groups and had all her ribs broken during a police interrogation. more »
Upward of 22 unique artifacts from HMS Erebus, the sunken Arctic ship from Sir John Franklin's 19th-century expedition, will be on display in Greenwich, England, next year even as their ownership remains in dispute in Canada. more »
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