Herstory was made this week. The U.S. Supreme Court settled a major battle over reproductive rights, overturning Texas's notorious anti-abortion law known as HB 2.
The gun control debate took a historic turn Wednesday, as Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives staged the first sit-in in Congress history.
The largest massacre in Australia's post-colonial history so shocked the nation that within 12 days, comprehensive gun-control law was brought in. There has not been another mass shooting since.
Commentators say that secularism is over and religion has been restored to a prestigious place in our society. And yet, Rick Salutin gives us as counter-evidence, the rise of Donald Trump.
While there is scant evidence that mass arrests and deportations have slowed the flow of Central American refugees to the U.S., they have certainly scared students and families living there.
Most Canadians watching the U.S. presidential race were astonished to see Donald Trump emerge as serious contender for high office, let alone become the presumptive Republican nominee.
The White House announced this week that U.S. President Barack Obama will visit Hiroshima, the site of the world's first atomic-bomb attack. He will be the first sitting president to go there.
Daniel Berrigan, a Catholic Jesuit priest, a protester, a poet, a dedicated uncle and brother, died last weekend at the age of 94.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced Wednesday that the revised $20 bill will feature the portrait of the legendary abolitionist Harriet Tubman. What better tribute to her lifetime of struggle?
U.S. President Barack Obama recently announced a 30-year, $1-trillion program to modernize the U.S. nuclear-weapon arsenal, also known as the "Trillion Dollar Trainwreck."