James Foley, an American journalist who had gone missing in Syria nearly two years ago, is presumed dead after ISIS militants posted a video online Tuesday that it said was of his execution.
The residents of Ferguson have once again been told by city leaders to stay home after dark Tuesday to "allow peace to settle in" as officials said they pledged to try to improve the police force in the St. Louis suburb where a police officer fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown.
A threat assessment following a break-in at the Trudeau family home led the RCMP to assign Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau a protective detail at his Edmonton rally Tuesday night.
More than 1,000 people gathered at the Alexander Docks Tuesday night in Winnipeg to remember Tina Fontaine and Faron Hall, whose bodies were pulled from the Red River over the weekend.
A man required 14 staples to close a five-centimetre gash on his head after he was allegedly pistol-whipped in his driveway during a violent carjacking.
Three Canadian cities are ranked in the top 10 of The Economist's annual ranking of the world's 'most livable' cities.
The zoo is investigating after a group of visitors managed to get into an off-limits area of the zoo where the pandas live.
A veteran Northern California rock climber died in a fall in Yosemite National Park, just hours after proposing to his girlfriend during another climb, authorities said.
Apple shares closed at a record high Tuesday on high expectations and renewed confidence from investors ahead of a couple upcoming product launches.
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is stepping down from the company's board, bringing to a close 34 years with the software giant. Ballmer says he plans to devote more time to his ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers, civic contributions, teaching and study.
Consumers are turning up their noses to high-end fragrances and celebrity perfume brands, leaving a bad stench in some of the world's largest cosmetic companies' bottom lines.
Thousands of small intense earthquakes are rocking Iceland amid concerns that one of the country's volcanoes may be close to erupting, putting airlines on alert.
Montreal-based Alimentation Couche-Tard is among a handful of companies shortlisted to buy a minority stake in China's Sinopec Sales, the world's largest retail network of gas stations.