Friday: Ray Rice reinstated, vet spending, high-five by-law, and more...
Footballer Ray Rice reinstated into NFL
NFL player Ray Rice wins his appeal and is allowed to once again play professional football -- leaving one lawyer and advocate to question the message that decision sends to abused women.
A Canadian citizen is trapped in Sierra Leone, waiting -- and waiting -- for the federal government to issue the right travel documents to his adopted baby daughter.
Stuart Little painting
During the animated movie "Stuart Little", a Hungarian art expert suddenly becomes animated himself -- because he sees a long-lost painting on the wall.
Harrassment follow: Michel-Gratton school
Last night, two former journalists told us about alleged sexual assault and harassment at the hands of Michel Gratton, a former Prime Minister press secretary in the 1980s. Then, we learnt about the Windsor, Ontario high school named after him.
High fiving by-law
If crossing guards defy the policy, they'll get a slap on the wrist. A metaphorical one, presumably -- because Peterborough, Ontario's policy bans them from high-fiving, fist-bumping, or otherwise slapping hands with kids.
Sean Bruyea read the fine print. And what he found was that the federal government's promised expenditure on veterans with mental-health problems wasn't a five- or six-year plan -- it was a 50-year plan.
BC dentist award
UBC Dentist David Sweet wins an award recognizing his years on the vanguard of a death-defying discipline: forensic dentistry.
Swiss cats and dogs
According to animal welfare advocates, it's Switzerland's dirty little Christmas tradition. They say that in certain rural areas of the country, people sometimes cook up and eat cats and dogs.