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Dying of neglect: eastern Ghouta under siege is a hell on earth Eastern Ghouta is running out of almost everything, but there is no shortage of ways to die. It is back in the world's gaze in a torrent of airstrikes, mortars, rockets and barrel bombs.
CBC.ca | 20 hours, 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Florida governor proposes 'active shooter training' for schools as part of gun safety plan Florida Gov. Rick Scott today proposed a plan to prevent gun violence that includes banning the sale of firearms to anyone younger than 21 in the wake of a mass shooting that killed 17 people at a Florida high school last week.
CBC.ca | 21 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Pyeongchang's most controversial venue: A cautionary tale for future Olympic Games The view from Mount Gariwang has been dramatically altered by three ski runs incongruously cut into the side of the mountain for the Jeongseon Alpine Centre at the Pyeongchang Olympics, and environmentalists fear there's likely no going back even the inte
CBC.ca | Feb 23, 2018 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Making sense of President Trump's attacks on the FBI: Keith Boag For a split second last weekend it seemed Donald Trump might be coming around on the FBI's probe into Russia's election meddling and that he was almost ready to accept there might, in fact, be a real point to it. Then he finished his thought.
CBC.ca | Feb 23, 2018 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
In the wake of the Florida school shooting, the NRA is suddenly distinctly vulnerable: Opinion By virtue of timing and circumstance, and thanks to the well-placed outrage of those who nearly died in a hail of bullets last week, the NRA no longer seems bulletproof.
CBC.ca | Feb 23, 2018 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Armed school officer didn't confront Florida gunman, sheriff says The armed officer on duty at the Florida school where a shooter killed 17 people never went inside to engage the gunman and has been placed under investigation, officials announced Thursday.
CBC.ca | Feb 23, 2018 01:09 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mueller files new charges against ex-Trump campaign associates In a dramatic escalation of pressure and stakes, special counsel Robert Mueller filed additional criminal charges against U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman and his business associate.
CBC.ca | Feb 22, 2018 10:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Federal budget to spend up to $1 billion on cybersecurity Next weeks federal budget is expected to make a significant investment in building up Canada's cyber defences and encouraging tech firms and talented programmers to work with the federal government, CBC News has learned.
CBC.ca | Feb 22, 2018 10:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Neanderthals, not modern humans, created these cave paintings From the murky depths of Spanish caves comes a surprising insight: Neanderthals created art.
CBC.ca | Feb 22, 2018 8:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Antidepressant drugs do work, review on almost 120,000 patients concludes Antidepressants can be an effective tool to treat major depression, but this does not necessarily mean antidepressants should always be the first line of treatment, researcher says.
CBC.ca | Feb 22, 2018 3:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend