A 2.8-million-year-old jawbone fossil with five intact teeth unearthed in an Ethiopian desert is pushing back the dawn of humankind by about half a million years.
In a few weeks the Conservatives are going to table a bill to make a life sentence be what it actually sounds like.
U.S. authorities had sought to deport to Cameroon a homeless man later shot dead by police in Los Angeles, but they had to release him from custody after Cameroonian authorities failed to respond to requests for a travel document, an immigration official said on Wednesday.
A year on from the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, an extraordinary amount of key data remains unknown - fuelling conspiracy theories and heated online debate about one of aviation's biggest mysteries.
MONTREAL — Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard on Wednesday called on a Liberal MNA to remove an ad he placed on a community centre's website that also featured an article advising men to beat their wives.
EDMONTON -- A violent sex offender who was just freed from prison this week is already wanted again on a Canada-wide warrant.
President Idriss Deby of Chad said on Wednesday he knew the whereabouts of Abubakar Shekau, the leader of the Nigerian militant group Boko Haram, and called on him to surrender or risk being killed.
Lawmakers and civil rights lawyers called on Wednesday for sweeping reforms in Ferguson, Missouri, after a federal investigation found broad racial bias in the city's police force and municipal court system.
Thirty-three miners were confirmed dead late on Wednesday after a coal mine blast in the rebel-held city of Donetsk near the battle front in eastern Ukraine, indicating no one trapped in the rubble survived.