Police in British Columbia have filed charges against a motorcyclist who allegedly videotaped himself reaching speeds of at least 186 mph on a busy Canadian highway.
A British Columbia man who held authorities at bay for more than six hours after allegedly strapping explosives to his body is presumed dead after the house he was holed up in exploded, Royal Canadian Mounted Police said Friday.
NORAD jet fighters intercepted a Korean Air passenger jet carrying 147 people and escorted it to a safe emergency landing at a military base in British Columbia after the airline received a bomb threat, officials said Tuesday.
A fishing trawler swept away more than a year ago by a tsunami off the east coast of Japan has been spotted floating near British Columbia, Canadian officials said.
Get the most out of your next ski vacation with these tips.
While many visitors to Canada -- especially those who think Canadians live under a permanent blanket of snow -- are surprised to learn that wine is produced in Canada, their suspicion is always tempered after a drink or two.
Authorities have found what appears to be a severed human foot this week, the 11th found in waterways in British Columbia in the past four years.
Summer in the U.S. and Canada is all about road tripping. Here are 7 of our favorites, some well known, others following country roads that only locals usually travel. All of them have plenty of room for improvisation.
The Canadian woman who was rescued last week after being stranded and alone for 49 days in a Nevada wilderness has transferred from an Idaho hospital to one in her home country, a hospital statement said early Wednesday.
For most of the Northern Hemisphere, summer weather is over. No more grills, flip-flops or summer dresses. Now the snowblower seems to be staring us down while we wait five months to run barefoot.
Almost 500 Sri Lankan migrants who spent three months on a cramped ship before being taken into Canadian custody appear to be in good health, officials in British Columbia said Saturday.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- It wasn't perfect. It wasn't the best performance of the night. It wasn't even the best performance by a Chinese team in the free skating portion of the pairs. But it was enough for Shen Xue, 31, and Zhao Hongbo, 36, to win China's first figure skating gold medal on their fourth trip to the Olympics, in the process breaking the record for most points in a pairs competition with a total of 216.57.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- At the intersection of Robson and Seymour, in the heart of downtown Vancouver, the Olympic spirit was alive and well. Megaphones in hand, volunteers clad in red and white were leading chants of "Go, Canada, Go" and inviting passersby to jump-rope in the drizzle.
Broken heaters forced dozens of Mobile, Alabama, students to bundle up inside the classroom. WKRG reports.
Much of the country has turned up the heat during the deep freeze this week, but for some, the icy chill is on its way out.
Salmon, tuna, and other fish are loaded with heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids, so they must be good for you, right? Not so fast--some types of fish have more mercury than others, and others are harvested from the ocean or farmed in a way that's harmful to the environment.
The changing leaves are just one lure for outdoor adventurers during the fall season. The tourist crowds of July and August have dissipated, and in many spots, the blistering summer heat has passed. And happily, an abundance of premier tour operators offer ready-made autumn adventures that are relatively easy on the wallet. They bring expert guides and top-quality gear and arrange all meals and accommodations -- you just bring your thirst for adventure.
Two leaders of a Canadian polygamist sect were arrested Wednesday and charged with polygamy in what could be a landmark case, said Wally Oppal, attorney general of British Columbia.
Authorities Tuesday recovered the body of an eighth missing snowmobiler buried in avalanches in southern British Columbia, a spokesman for the the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said.
What appears to be a separated human foot inside a shoe -- possibly the sixth discovered in Canada's British Columbia in the past 15 months -- has been found on a riverbank, Royal Canadian Mounted Police said Wednesday.
Two of five feet that have washed up on the shores of British Columbia are from the same person, but authorities believe they are a long way from solving the mystery of where they came from.
What was believed to be the sixth human foot to wash up on the shores of British Columbia in recent months proved to be a fake, authorities said Thursday.
A sixth human foot has washed ashore in British Columbia. Global Network News' Ted Field reports.
Investigators are pursuing a variety of theories in their quest to unravel the mystery of six human feet that have washed up on the shores of British Columbia in the last 11 months.
British Columbia's attorney general has ordered a third investigation into the Canadian branch of a polygamous sect -- even though the first two such efforts failed over questions about whether polygamy is illegal in Canada.
Americans are used to hearing that their energy supplies are dwindling.
Izzie Alley, 11, looked around cautiously as she stepped inside the small New Orleans garage that has been temporarily converted into a studio apartment for the Strauss family.
The following are CNN.com readers' comments to questions posed by the Eco Solutions special report. Please note that CNN reserves the right to edit comments for grammar, clarity and and taste.
These island vacations make falling in love even more fun.
Rather than let units go unfilled in their prime season, ski-condo owners post discounted prices online to entice spontaneous folks (and procrastinators) to book at the last minute. Prices dip lower as the deadline approaches. "I tell my friends to search about a week in advance," says Tony Lopes, manager of Ownerdirect.com, which lists condo rentals all over the world, including at many ski resorts.
Where in the world? -- You've heard many different places mentioned this week on CNN Student News. Show you know your news by identifying the place described in each clue. Write your answers in the space provided.
Our crushing appetite for carnivorous fish like salmon and tuna depletes the oceans of smaller, feeder fish, and endangers the planet's marine ecology
Balloon ride turns tragic
The bodies of a mother and her daughter were retrieved Saturday after a hot-air balloon fire Friday evening in South Surrey, British Columbia, authorities said.
Scene of restaurant shooting
Two gunmen opened fire inside a Vancouver, British Columbia, restaurant early Thursday, killing two people and injuring six in what Canadian police suspect was a targeted attack.
Sleep like a sailor -- at least for a night or two.
Green roofs aren't the future: They're already here. In Chicago, 2.5 million square feet of downtown roof space is now covered with hardy plants such as sedum and prairie grass--the better to lower heating and air-conditioning costs (by 10 percent or more) and dramatically reduce rainwater runoff.
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British Columbia's lake country is producing Pinot Noirs and Rieslings well worth tasting. Here, a Travel + Leisure wine expert's primer on the best way to explore the region -- and which bottles to take home with you.
It's easy to forget that the most important allies your company has are the ones who come to work every day. Executives at successful companies are quick to tell you that finding and retaining top talent is the key to growth. This is particularly true for midsize firms, which have to compete with larger - and richer - companies for management and entrepreneurial expertise.
Fifteen charmers captured the hearts of Coastal Living contributors for this year's roundup of coastal inns.
Question: When you wipe your nose with a Kleenex, are you helping wipe out ancient forests?
U.S. and Canadian authorities said Thursday they had arrested more than 40 people and broken up six rings that smuggled drugs across the border using planes and helicopters.
Where are the best values in spa vacation? Budget Travel magazine picked their favorites in different regions around the nation, including some from Canada and Mexico.
What's the last purchase you made that you later regretted? "A digital camera. If I had waited a few weeks, I could have gotten a better model."--Anne Torres, Manila, Philippines
TIP 1 Ski in a T-shirt Late-spring skiing means longer days, fewer crowds and better deals. But you have to know where to find it.
Renting out an entire hotel used to be a rare event -- only reclusive CEOs or paparazzi-shy celebrities would buy out every room. But now, taking over a hotel is easier and more accessible than ever, for anything from a family reunion to a business off-site.
From the glitterati in Switzerland to the adventure seekers in British Columbia, this month the Art of Life team went searching for the sparkle and shine the ski slopes had to offer.
Thailand's Health Ministry has confirmed the death of a 5-year-old boy from avian influenza.
Beautiful and welcoming, Victoria, British Columbia, sparkles with Christmas color and spirit. The capital city's Parliament Buildings, outlined all year in sedate white lights, glow with well-placed green and red bulbs this season. Wreaths adorn Tally Ho's horse-drawn carriages, and Santa hats keep drivers warm. In the mood for giving, Harbour Ferry skippers donate their weekend fares to charity.
Global moves to combat the threat of avian flu are being stepped up, with China, the United States, Canada, Japan and North Korea all taking action to help stop the disease spreading.
ESCAPISTS DAYDREAM ABOUT them; James Bond's enemies use them for evildoing; most of us spend a week or two on one of them every chance we get. No wonder: Islands are both a natural fortress--especi...
Federal agents have closed down the first known smuggling tunnel under the U.S.-Canada border and arrested on drug charges the three Canadians who allegedly built it, law enforcement authorities said Thursday.
The Flybar 1200 is an extreme pogo stick that propels thrill seekers more than 5 feet into the air. The stylish bouncer hit stores in November, and online retailer Amazon.com says it had to scrambl...
If you book a trip with Mica Heli Guides this season, you could be making first descents: The newest operation in British Columbia's Revelstoke area has just one full season under its belt.
New research has shown that the oldest civilization in the Americas was far more complex than previously imagined.
Canadian Border Patrol officials Monday found a grenade in the glove compartment of a car that was trying to enter Canada from the United States, Canadian authorities told CNN.
The harsh chop of the helicopter blades cuts through the silence as the craft lifts away from a mountaintop in British Columbia, Canada.
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DOUBLE THE FUN Believe it or not, you can hit the links and the slopes on the same day. The catch is that skiable runs can be limited this time of year--but the prices compensate for that. For $169...
Of all the shorthand symbols of conspicuous consumption, caviar may be the most obvious--and the most enduring. Even in the second century B.C., a jar of sturgeon (the fish whose eggs are caviar) h...
Last month in this column, I wrote about my father. A few months earlier it was my grandmother. I've also written about my wife, mother, kids, sister, uncle, cousins--you get the idea.
Having officially joined the European Union on Jan. 1, Greece began phasing out the drachma, Europe's oldest currency and the survivor of some 2,500 years of war and economic turmoil. Below, highli...
Instead of a hotel room, book a boat. Maybe it's the high price of real estate on dry land, but the number and quality of lodgings that float--from converted houseboats to luxury sailing yachts--is...
The image of a pristine island--azure waves lapping at the shore, palm trees silhouetted in the setting sun--is synonymous with paradise. But it wasn't always this way: Homer's Odysseus battled gar...
Once in a while You get shown the light In the strangest of places If you look at it right --Grateful Dead
My, my. There seem to be an awful lot of job seekers out there who, like "Peeved" (Nov. 22), endure several rounds of interviews, sometimes with psychological testing thrown in. Then they wait to h...
Dreaming about swaying palm trees or a perfect powder run rather than how to dredge up new clients? You may need to get the old creative enzymes flowing with some serious pampering at a lush resort...
Hurrying through the airport, you feel a tap on your shoulder, and a concerned young lady tells you a streak of ketchup has somehow landed on your back. What the...? Damn. She offers a Kleenex. You...
Q. I'm perplexed about how to balance my portfolio between income-producing and growth investments. One approach is to have the percentage in bonds equal to my age. Another says to allocate the mon...
YOU'RE SCANNING YOUR CREDIT-CARD BILL and you notice a charge for an item you can't remember having purchased. Sure, a couple of weeks ago, a telemarketer tried to sell you something over the phone...
It is August 5, 1993. Like millions of other politicized citizens, your servant is tuned in to CNN, watching the House of Representatives in that cliffhanger vote on the Clinton budget. He sighs di...
Back in the 1980s, guests at Japan's Funabara resort hotel enjoyed the warm waters of the world's priciest plumbing fixture: a 22-karat solid-gold bathtub. The resort is now closed, but you can sti...
AFTER RUNNING Fidelity's champion Magellan fund for 13 years, ace money manager Peter Lynch dropped out two years ago at the ripe age of 46. He has since been spending more time with his wife and t...
Even though a business-related rafting trip in Canada turned tragic in August, executives are signing up in record numbers to test their physical and mental endurance on organized treks in the outd...
The Texas Air Corp. and its cost-cutting Chairman Frank Lorenzo . . . ((are)) feared by the unions . . . Charles E. Bryan, the leader of ((the)) Machinists, . . . and the other union leaders . . . ...
Unless you've been off exploring Antarctica the past couple of years, you are well aware that managers are spending a great deal of time these days pondering corporate culture. Among management fad...
Is mankind ready for another World's Fair? The people of Vancouver, British Columbia, certainly think so. Expo 86 opens there on May 2 with Prince Charles and Princess Diana on the scene, and organ...
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On the northwest coast of the continent, among the forested inlets above Vancouver, British Columbia, there lives a tribe of Native Americans called the Kwakiutl. While nowadays much reduced in num...