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May 14, 2018 3:27 PM More evacuations in Hawaii as new volcanic fissure sends lava exploding into air

The new fissure was discovered Sunday morning as residents await a possible major eruption. Nearby resident Richard Schott, 34, watched from a police checkpoint as the eruption churned just over a ridgeline and behind some trees. “I’ve actually seen rocks fly over the tree line and I can feel it in my body,” Schott said. “It’s like a nuclear reaction 10

May 11, 2018 8:00 AM California mandates solar panels on all new homes by 2020

State already has a housing shortage and new law could boost cost of new homes Right now, about one in five new homes in California comes with solar panels already installed. In two years, it will be all of them. On Wednesday, California Energy Commission's vote was unanimous: California will soon become the first state to require solar panels on all new homes 14

May 10, 2018 2:04 PM 6 Canadians sickened by E. coli linked to romaine lettuce

Public Health Agency of Canada says two of the six Canadians reported travelling to U.S. before falling ill Federal health officials say six Canadians have been stricken by a strain of E. coli that has a similar genetic fingerprint to romaine lettuce from the U.S. southwest that has already sickened 149 people in 29 states. The Public Health Agency of Canada 44

May 5, 2018 4:29 PM NASA’s InSight sets off to dig into Mars

If successful, the first spacecraft to touch down on Mars since 2012 will dig deeper into the planet than ever before and attempt to make the first measurements of marsquakes. If all goes well, the three-legged InSight will descend by parachute and engine firings onto a flat equatorial region of Mars — believed to be free of big, potentially dangerous 12

May 4, 2018 10:31 PM California father accused of shackling children faces perjury charges

David Turpin and his wife Louise previously pleaded not guilty to torture, child abuse and other charges after the couple’s 17-year-old daughter escaped the family’s Perris, Calif., home and called for help. Authorities said evidence of starvation was obvious, with the oldest sibling weighing only 82 pounds, and the children were shackled as punishment 17

May 3, 2018 6:46 PM California police look to family history tech to nab another killer with DNA

After DNA-testing technology led to the arrest of the alleged Golden State Killer, police hope to use the same method to find the notorious Zodiac Killer. SAN FRANCISCO—Detectives in Northern California are trying to get a DNA profile on the Zodiac Killer to find him with the family tree-tracing technology investigators used to make a recent arrest in another 11

April 28, 2018 8:24 PM U.S. snowboarder Brock Crouch survives burying by avalanche near Whistler

Crouch was released from Vancouver hospital and has returned home to California An American pro-snowboarder has survived after being buried alive by an avalanche in the backcountry of Whistler, B.C. Eighteen-year-old Brock Crouch was under the snow for five minutes before his friends uncovered him in a harrowing rescue. Shin Campos, who was on the mountain 22

April 27, 2018 7:18 PM GOP-led House panel officially clears Trump in Russia probe

The committee’s Republicans didn’t let the President’s campaign completely off the hook, citing “poor judgment” for taking a June 2016 meeting with Russian operatives. The report’s conclusion is fiercely opposed by committee Democrats, who accused their Republican colleagues of playing “defence counsel” for the White House throughout the investigation 13

April 25, 2018 5:01 PM Canadian toymaker Spin Master files patent suit against Mattel

The claim seeks an injunction preventing Mattel from using patented mechanisms used in its Mecard toys. Mattel Inc. has not filed a response to the allegations with the court and has yet to reply to requests for comment. Spin Master’s Bakugan toys were launched in 2007 in conjunction with a Japanese-Canadian anime series called Bakugan Battle Brawlers 18

April 20, 2018 4:08 PM Fairfax Financial in $300M bid for Toys 'R' Us Canadian operations

Auction of Toys 'R' Us Canadian operations to take place on April 23 Ahead of an auction scheduled next week for the Canadian assets of Toys "R" US, Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. has put in a $300-million offer. According to court documents filed April 19 with the the United States Bankruptcy Court for the eastern district of Virginia, Toys "R" Us plans 16