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How Hubble's eye-in-the-sky changed our view of the universe The Hubble space telescope changed how scientists understand the universe. On its 25th anniversary, we look at how it did so, and the mysteries it revealed.
CBC.ca | Apr 24, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Google Fi might be what Canada's telecom market needs Google is about to launch a new cost-effective mobile phone service for Americans only. And as the news spreads, it may trigger a new round of grumbling in Canada over the state of this countrys telecom industry.
CBC.ca | Apr 24, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Meet the royal super fans taking the Great Kate Wait to a whole new level A legion of royal super fans has set up camp outside the hospital where the Duchess of Cambridge is expected to give birth later this month. The fans plan on staying at the hospital until the baby is born, hoping to catch a glimpse of Prince William and K
CBC.ca | Apr 24, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
CBC News app launches for Apple Watch Users of the new Apple Watch can now take CBC News with them on their wrist.
CBC.ca | Apr 24, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Tax-free savings account rule changes: Will more mean less? The federal budget's near doubling of the amount Canadians can put in a tax-free savings account will cost governments billions in foregone tax revenue. Is that a good thing ... or will future Canadians be paying the price?
CBC.ca | Apr 24, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Migrants to Europe: Macedonia says several struck, killed by train Fourteen migrants were hit by a train and killed in central Macedonia late on Thursday as they walked through a canyon along an increasingly well-trodden Balkan route for migrants trying to reach western Europe.
CBC.ca | Apr 24, 2015 08:20 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Eurogroup's top official says Greece bailout deal doesn't appear imminent Time is running out for Greece to reach a deal with bailout creditors and prevent the government going bankrupt, the eurozone's top official said Friday as he headed into discussions with his colleagues from the 19-country single currency zone.
CBC.ca | Apr 24, 2015 07:05 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Baltimore man who died in police custody was shackled, but not in a seatbelt Hundreds of protesters converged on City Hall again Thursday, as authorities said no video captured what happened to a Baltimore man inside a police van where officers heaved him into a metal compartment after pinning him to a sidewalk. The cause of his f
CBC.ca | Apr 24, 2015 02:49 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Everybody Loves Raymond actor Sawyer Sweeten dead at 19 Sawyer Sweeten, the actor best known for his role as one of the young twins on hit sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond, has died of a possible suicide at age 19.
CBC.ca | Apr 24, 2015 01:39 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Conservatives spent more than $1M fighting to keep tough-on-crime measures The Conservatives have spent more than $4.7 million fighting 15 losing court cases, according to figures released this week. The cases range from Supreme Court appeals of mandatory minimum sentences to that of a failed appointment to the country's top cou
CBC.ca | Apr 23, 2015 10:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend