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February 21, 2018 6:16 PM Alice Glass, formerly of Crystal Castles announces solo show in Toronto

More performance dates, including Courtney Barnett, Imagine Dragons and Cat and Nat, are also revealed. Alice Glass, the onetime singer in Toronto band Crystal Castles who last year accused her former bandmate of abuse, has announced her return to a local stage: she’ll perform May 11 at the Mod Club. Glass, who left Crystal Castles and bandmate Ethan 5

February 19, 2018 4:46 PM Toronto firefighter who disappeared in New York and wound up in California returns home

Danny Filippidis made a brief stop in Lake Placid, N.Y., to talk to police before heading home to Canada. Police say Filippidis couldn’t provide many details of how he showed up in California. The president of the union representing Toronto’s firefighters says a fire captain who was found in California after vanishing from a New York state ski slope 10

February 19, 2018 12:09 PM Fergie’s rendition of U.S. anthem at NBA All-Star game confuses, amuses

While Fergie was on pitch, her tempo, musical accompaniment and sexy delivery of the “Star-Spangled Banner” were not exactly typical for a sporting event or a patriotic song. LOS ANGELES—Fergie tried something different with her national anthem at the NBA All-Star Game, and not everybody was cheering. The Black Eyed Peas singer’s slow, bluesy rendition 11

February 18, 2018 9:00 AM Neptune's mysterious storm shrinking out of existence

New research suggests the planet's storms rage hard and fizzle quickly because of wind shear Almost five billion kilometres from Earth is a powerful storm that once was so large it could stretch across the North Atlantic Ocean. Now, it has almost disappeared. The storm has been raging on Neptune, the eighth planet in our solar system. Just as we get hurricanes 12

February 18, 2018 12:01 AM Twitter trolls lie about being attacked by Black people while going to see Black Panther

As Marvel’s latest superhero movie Black Panther draws praise and rakes in millions of dollars at the box office, Twitter trolls have emerged across the country attempting to stoke racial division by spreading false reports about the film’s largely Black fans. Over the past few days, users have posted false claims that they were attacked by Black people 11

February 16, 2018 8:31 PM Family time tops showtime for DeMar DeRozan during all-star weekend

Raptors guard gets to share experience of NBA weekend with the game in his hometown. A special weekend is unfolding for DeMar DeRozan. The NBA all-star weekend in his hometown of Los Angeles. His best Toronto Raptors buddy, Kyle Lowry, is on his team, and his head coach and the Raptors’ staff are along for the journey. It’s a chance to catch up with a bunch 10

February 15, 2018 7:59 PM Grammys push back against criticism over female representation

The Recording Academy said that women had more of a presence at the Grammy Awards than in the broader music industry. NEW YORK—After a few missteps, the Recording Academy is reassuring its members that it is not lagging behind the music industry when it comes to female representation. In a letter sent to voting and non-voting members Thursday, which 11

February 14, 2018 7:40 PM Cleveland Clinic does its 2nd face transplant; male patient was badly disfigured in car crash

Cleveland Clinic surgeons have replaced nearly the entire face of a middle-aged man severely disfigured in a car accident, the hospital announced Tuesday. The operation in late September was the second face transplant by the Ohio hospital. More than two dozen face transplants have been done around the world, starting in 2005 with a French woman mauled 20

February 14, 2018 3:49 AM Snowboarding star White claims Olympic halfpipe gold

Third Winter Olympics gold medal eases sting of Sochi shutout. PYEONGCHANG, SOUTH KOREA—With a towering final ride and a score of 97.75, Shaun White reclaimed snowboarding dominance Wednesday, winning his third Olympic gold medal in halfpipe with flying bravado. Twenty years into snowboarding’s run as an Olympic sport, nobody’s established themselves 8

February 13, 2018 9:13 PM Toronto firefighter who went missing in Lake Placid, N.Y., found safe in California

Danny Filippidis called his wife shortly after noon Tuesday — roughly 4,500 kilometres from where the 49-year-old Toronto fire captain vanished six days earlier, prompting a massive search. He was last seen making an afternoon run at a New York ski resort at Whiteface Mountain in Lake Placid, N.Y., on Feb. 7. She told him to call 911 and get help. So he did — and the Sacramento 4