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January 7, 2019 11:22 PM Adam Hadwin aims for Presidents Cup, return to PGA majors

With the Presidents Cup in his sights and high hopes to return to major championship fields, Adam Hadwin knows a strong start to 2019 is essential. The Abbotsford, B.C., golfer is in the field this week at the Sony Open in Hawaii — the first full-field event of the 2019 portion of the PGA Tour season — alongside fellow Canadians Mackenzie Hughes, Ben Silverman 22

January 7, 2019 3:42 AM Xander Schauffele wins Tournament of Champions with record round

KAPALUA, HAWAII—Xander Schauffele tied the Plantation course record with an 11-under 62 on Sunday, and he needed every shot to beat Gary Woodland by one shot and win the Sentry Tournament of Champions. His fortunes turned quickly, and it got better with every hole. He ran off three straight birdies. He chipped in from the front of the green on the par-5 ninth 15

December 17, 2018 9:30 PM Scientists spot solar system’s farthest known object

“Farout” is about 120 astronomical units away — that’s 120 times the distance between Earth and the sun, or 11 billion miles. The previous record-holder was the dwarf planet Eris at 96 astronomical units. Pluto, by comparison, is 34 astronomical units away. The Carnegie Institution’s Scott Sheppard said the object is so far away and moving so slowly 22

September 26, 2018 4:47 PM CBS plans production hub in Canada to satisfy demands of peak TV

U.S. entertainment company CBS Television Studios will open a television and film production hub just outside Toronto next year. The company says the hub will include six sound stages, production offices and other support facilities. CBS says the 260,000 square-foot facility will be located in Mississauga and is due to open in mid-2019. The company is promising 35

September 16, 2018 11:39 AM Peter Donat, who played Mulder’s dad on The X-Files, dead at 90

NEW YORK — Peter Donat, the Canadian actor who played Agent Fox Mulder’s father in The X-Files and had roles in TV shows, films and onstage, has died. He was 90. His son, Caleb, told The Associated Press that his father died Monday from complications of diabetes at his home in Point Reyes Station, California. Donat also had guest roles on TV shows such as Murder 55

September 10, 2018 4:01 PM Henderson looking to cap off successful year with Evian Championship win

“Hopefully all the pieces come together for the week and I can play well again.” With more than $1.2 million (U.S.) earned this season, Henderson sits second on the LPGA Tour money list with seven tournaments left. She’s also third on the year-long Race to the CME Globe. If she tops that points list after the CME Group Tour Championship, the final event 32

August 22, 2018 11:41 AM Hawaii residents brace themselves as hurricane strengthens

HONOLULU—Hawaii residents rushed to stores to stock up on bottled water, ramen, toilet paper and other supplies as they faced the threat of heavy rain, flash flooding and high surf as a strengthening hurricane continued to churn toward the state. On Tuesday night, the National Weather Service announced that Hurricane Lane had become a Category 5 hurricane 42

August 10, 2018 7:03 PM New Zealand to ban disposable plastic shopping bags by next July

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND—New Zealand plans to ban disposable plastic shopping bags by next July as the nation tries to live up to its clean-and-green image. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Friday that New Zealanders use hundreds of millions of the bags each year and that some of them end up polluting the precious coastal and marine environment 38

June 21, 2018 12:57 PM U.S. universities quiet on ties to team doctor in sexual abuse inquiry

The resume says he was a medical resident at Rutgers from 1974-75; a research fellow in medicine at Harvard Medical School and Boston’s Peter Bent Brigham Hospital from 1975-77; and a fellow in sports medicine at Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Boston before becoming an Ohio State assistant professor. The resume also lists him as a “physician for university 32

June 1, 2018 4:19 PM Hawaii's Kilauea volcano shoots lava into the sky, sending rivers of molten rock into the ocean

75 homes have been completely covered by lava, forcing of thousands to flee Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has captivated people around the world by shooting lava high into the sky and sending rivers of molten rock pouring down hillsides into the ocean over the past month. Scroll down for a look at some of the most stunning images from this historic eruption 205