| Apr 12, 2013
| 2:20 PM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan won approval Friday to build a second bridge between Detroit and Canada, a key step toward starting construction on the $3.5 billion government project intended to relieve congestion and speed up trade at the busiest...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 1:05 AM
TORONTO - Evan Erlandson liked the flexible mortgage terms offered by Canada's government-owned agricultural lender to start a farm, so he bypassed traditional financial firms such as Royal Bank of Canada.
Erlandson, 31, borrowed C$100,000 ($97,800)...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 5:35 PM
On the 200th anniversary of the U.S. declaration of war on Britain and its colonies, representatives of the United States, Britain and Canada gathered at Fort McHenry to sign a "declaration of peace."
"Much … has changed in 200 years," Navy...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 4:25 AM
Airlines did a better job of getting passengers, their bags to destinations on time last year
WASHINGTON (AP) — Flying is getting better. Honest.
For airline passengers grappling with fare increases, canceled routes and a seemingly endless...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 2:51 PM
For generations, music students have been getting gold stars, certificates and other pats on the back from their teachers. But a budding musician with high marks in one state is not necessarily on the same level, judged by the same criteria, as a...
| Dec 22, 2011
In a victory for common sense, America's top trading partner has become the first country to bail on the Kyoto Protocol before the nearly $7 billion in noncompliance costs comes due next year. Thus ends a pointless and pricey exercise in martyrdom....
| Nov 2, 2012
| 1:05 AM
TORONTO - The first thing farmer Kent Erickson does at 6 a.m. before irrigating his 2,000 acres of wheat is check his BlackBerry for the latest grain prices from buyers such as Viterra. With the recent end of the Canadian Wheat Board's 70-year-old...
| May 29, 2012
| 9:55 PM
| Jun 6, 2012
| 10:36 AM
VANCOUVER -- What appeared to be a human hand and foot were sent separately to two area schools, Vancouver police said Tuesday.
The first package, containing what was thought to be a hand, was delivered to False Creek Elementary School, while the second,...