Pentagon sends Congress list of military projects that could be cut to fund Trump’s wall

The U.S. Pentagon sent a 20-page list of military construction projects to Congress Monday as lawmakers tried to figure out which might be cut to pay for President Donald Trump's wall along the U.S.-Mexican border. [Read entire story]

Scientists surprised to discover meteor exploded over Bering Sea in December

On Dec. 18, 2018, a large meteor streaked across the sky over the Bering Sea before exploding with 10 times the strength of the atom bomb that was dropped on Hiroshima in 1945. But astronomers had no idea what happened [Read entire story]

Liberals on justice committee say it’s time to end SNC-Lavalin probe

Liberal MPs on the Commons Justice committee say their work is done and any further examination of the SNC-Lavalin affair should be left to the conflict of interest and ethics commissioner. Opposition leaders say the [Read entire story]

Former Alberta UCP candidate who helped execute kamikaze campaign asks for judicial inquiry into Kenney’s role

A former United Conservative Party nomination race candidate who said he collaborated on a "kamikaze" campaign to tank Brian Jean and ensure Jason Kenney's success in the party's 2017 leadership race is calling for a [Read entire story]

New Zealand PM promises tighter gun laws within 10 days

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says reforms to the country's gun laws will be announced within 10 days following the shootings at two Christchurch mosques that left 50 people dead and dozens injured. [Read entire story]

Ready for their closeup: Senate begins broadcasting proceedings for first time today

For the first time ever, the Senate of Canada's chamber proceedings will be televised. After years of opposition from some members of the Red Chamber — who said they feared televising debates would undermine their [Read entire story]

‘I want this so bad,’ and now Bianca Andreescu plunges head first into stardom

After defeating Angelique Kerber to win the prestigious BNP Paribas Tennis Open at Indian Wells on Sunday, Canada's Bianca Andreescu recalled a third-set meeting with her coach that “gave her chills.” Others believe it [Read entire story]

Why the Utrecht tram attack came as no surprise to the Dutch

A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: [Read entire story]

Michael Wernick to step down as clerk of Privy Council, cites lack of ‘mutual trust’ with opposition

Privy Council Clerk Michael Wernick is leaving his post as Canada's top bureaucrat, saying there is "no path" for him to have a "relationship of mutual trust and respect" with opposition party leaders. [Read entire story]

Online dating scam dupes Edmonton man out of $143,000

An Edmonton man who lost $143,000 in a dating scam hopes his ordeal will help prevent others from being victimized online. [Read entire story]

More than 1,000 feared dead in Mozambique cyclone, damage ‘massive and horrifying’

As much as 90 per cent of Mozambique's central port city of Beira has been damaged or destroyed by tropical Cyclone Idai, according to the Red Cross. [Read entire story]

Brian Mulroney defends daughter, calls another MPP a ‘little girl’

Former prime minister Brian Mulroney has spoken out in defence of his daughter, Ontario's Francophone Affairs Minister Caroline Mulroney, while dismissing another MPP as a "little girl." [Read entire story]

Main suspect arrested after shooting on tram in the Netherlands leaves 3 dead

Dutch police have arrested a 37-year-old Turkish man in connection with Monday morning's shooting on a tram in Utrecht that has left three people dead and five wounded. [Read entire story]

Federal budget to target Canada-wide high speed internet by 2030

The Trudeau government will roll out a multi-year plan in the federal budget to give all Canadians access to high-speed internet by 2030, CBC News has learned. [Read entire story]

‘It might be us now, but it could be you tomorrow': Survivors reckon with deadly mosque shootings

"Each time we close our eyes, we see all of the dead bodies around us," says Abdul Aziz, a 48-year-old father of four who is being hailed as a hero after chasing the gunman in Christchurch, New Zealand. [Read entire story]

Health Canada urged to stop licensing homeopathic products that claim to be vaccine alternatives

Health Canada's recent warning that homeopathic remedies are not an alternative to vaccines doesn't go far enough to prevent the damage the products could do as the country fights off a resurgence of measles, doctors and [Read entire story]

After losing 6 family members in plane crash, Ontario man visits Ethiopia in search of closure

Of the 18 Canadians killed on the downed Ethiopian Airlines flight, Manant Vaidya’s family lost six. Now, the Brampton, Ont., family is hoping to find their remains and a sense of closure at the crash site. [Read entire story]

Canada needs aircraft certification standards that don’t simply acquiesce to the U.S.

Canada's mistake wasn't its delay in grounding the Boeing 737 Max 8. Its mistake was allowing the plane to fly in the first place [Read entire story]

Tire warranty ‘not worth the paper it’s written on,’ B.C. man says after manufacturer refuses to pay out

A B.C. man is on a mission to protect fellow drivers after battling a tire giant that wouldn't pay out on a warranty. According to one auto expert, warranties are a marketing tool that mislead consumers with exaggerated [Read entire story]

Mexican archaeologists discover cave filled with near perfect Mayan ceramics

Mexican archaeologists say they've found a cave at the Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza with offerings of more than 150 ceramic vessels in nearly untouched condition. [Read entire story]

Jane Philpott’s departure leaves Trudeau without one of his strongest performers

Although the MP from Markham-Stouffville is still serving her first term as a federal MP, Jane Philpott was still one of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's most trusted lieutenants and a key player at the cabinet table — [Read entire story]

Last Humboldt Bronco in hospital released after 333 days

Morgan Gobeil suffered a serious head injury in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash on April 6, 2018. He's been released from hospital after 333 days. Gobeil was one of 13 hockey players injured in the crash. [Read entire story]

Jane Philpott resigns from cabinet, citing loss of ‘confidence’ over government’s handling of SNC-Lavalin

Jane Philpott, one of Justin Trudeau's most trusted ministers, has resigned from cabinet as the Liberal government's crisis over the SNC-Lavalin affair deepens. [Read entire story]

Russia pushes back as more evidence points to Kremlin in nerve-agent attack on Skripals

A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: U.K. intelligence cites evidence of 'frantic comings and goings' from Russian embassy in days before and after 2018 Novichok attack; [Read entire story]

OxyContin drug maker mulls bankruptcy due to myriad lawsuits

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP explores filing for bankruptcy to address potentially significant liabilities from roughly 2,000 lawsuits alleging the drug manufacturer contributed to the deadly opioid crisis sweeping [Read entire story]

Luke Perry, actor known for Beverly Hills, 90210, dead at 52

Riverdale and Beverly Hills, 90210 actor Luke Perry has died at age 52, several days after suffering a stroke. [Read entire story]

U.S. House committees launch sweeping Trump inquiries

Democrats in Congress have unleashed a slew of demands in their investigations of U.S. President Donald Trump, seeking information about his communications with Russian President Vladimir Putin and documents from 81 [Read entire story]

Trudeau says no decision yet on whether Wilson-Raybould can stay in Liberal caucus

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said today he's still reflecting on whether Jody Wilson-Raybould can remain in the Liberal caucus, one day after the MP central to the SNC-Lavalin affair publicly confirmed she's seeking [Read entire story]

Ford government fires Ontario Provincial Police deputy chief who criticized chief’s appointment

The Ford government has fired the outspoken Ontario Provincial Police deputy commissioner Brad Blair, a fierce critic of the Progressive Conservatives' appointment of Toronto police Supt. Ron Taverner as the next chief [Read entire story]

Juan Guaido, risking arrest, arrives back in Venezuela after regional trip

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido returns to Venezuela after defying a travel ban last week, arriving at the country's main airport around noon local time. There had been fears the regime of Nicholas Maduro would [Read entire story]

Steven Spielberg’s push against Netflix at Oscars hits nerve

When Steven Spielberg speaks about the business of Hollywood, everyone generally listens. But reports he intends to support rule changes that could block Netflix from Oscars-eligibility have provoked a heated debate [Read entire story]

Trudeau ‘very concerned’ as China accuses detained Canadians of stealing state secrets

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he is "very concerned' about China's stance following reports coming out of Beijing this morning accusing two Canadian men of working together to steal state secrets. [Read entire story]

Signs of a rural renaissance as Canadian cities overheat: Don Pittis

There is a growing body of research that says the knowledge economy can move beyond Canada's high-price cities. [Read entire story]

Montreal woman finds $550 in Walmart gift cards drained — and learns it’s a widespread problem

Gift cards are convenient and popular purchases, and last holiday season, Quebecers bought nearly $250 million of them. But as Samantha Vandzura discovered, scammers like them too. [Read entire story]