In Berks, schools of thought differ by district on board makeup

Kurt Bertges sat on the board from May 24 through Dec. 5, 2005, filling the unexpired term of a board ... "We have been forgotten,"...

Outside Money Drives a Deluge of Political Ads

“They can now be held accountable even four or five years after a particularly bad vote like Obamacare, and this very well may be unprecedented...

Laureen Harper stung by bees on Royal York's rooftop

Laureen Harper probably would have preferred a taste of honey but ended up on the business end of a bee sting. Prime Minister Stephen Harper's...

Elizabeth couple carjacked at gunpoint in Linden motel parking lot

Three men with handguns exited the car, which may have been a BMW, and ordered the couple to place all their belongings inside the Escalade,...

Kootenay-Columbia announce nomination format for new riding

The Greens are confident of better success in the next federal election following the performance of current MP Elizabeth May and the addition of Bruce...

Stephen Harper: West must maintain Russia sanctions

CTV News Harper's editorial also raised the shooting down of a Malaysian Airlines plane this month, killing nearly 300 people including a Canadian. He pointed the...

Trudeau falls in line with Harper's stance on Gaza

The Conservative Party is running a partisan campaign, through emails and on its website, with the flags of Canada and Israel, saying “Prime Minister Stephen...

Stephen Harper pens editorial supporting tough stance on Russia

TORONTO – Prime Minister Stephen Harper says the western world can't soften its tough stand toward Russia over the crisis in Ukraine, even at the...

Trudeau Liberals Widen Lead Over Conservatives, Poll Suggests

Justin Trudeau's federal Liberals would be in majority government territory if an election were held tomorrow, a new poll suggests. According to a survey from...

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Winds of Freedom

Prime Minister Stephen Harper's public criticism of Canada's top justice impugned her integrity and was tantamount to undue interference with the independence of the courts,...

Conservative government spends $4.9 million on public opinion ...

Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaks to the media in his office in Ottawa, Thursday June 26, 2014. OTTAWA — The Conservative...

U.S. right-wing radio toasts Harper government over Mideast

“And his boss Stephen Harper, the prime minister of Canada, same way. You know folks, the country, our country, we're really in the dumps right...

Bibliomancy for Beginners: “The Falconer” by Elizabeth May | My ...

It's time again for my pick for book club! I chose The Falconer by Elizabeth May, which has--at least--a really great cover. This one is...

Stephen Harper urged to apologize for spat with Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin

OTTAWA — An international legal body has cleared Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin in her efforts to communicate with Prime Minister Stephen Harper's government over a...

Jurists slam Stephen Harper for his treatment of Supreme Court ...

Prime Minister Stephen Harper is giving no indication he'll apologize for his treatment of Supreme Court of Canada Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin even though an...

This Harper fellow is quite something, eh?

It's a bit early to declare a winner for the Most Inadvertently Hilarious Moment of the Summer in Canadian Politics, but I'm making the call...

New England man arrested near Kidron; wife, daughter killed in 1995

Honsch is suspected in the killings of Elizabeth Honsch, 17, and her mother, Marcia Honsch, 53, whose bodies were both found days apart in Connecticut...

City manager should run Flint, says Blue Ribbon Committee

Committee member Elizabeth Jordan said it's important for city residents to read and understand the report that includes recommendations to change council terms from four...

Murder suspect opts for extradition hearing

USA TODAY Robert Honsch, 70, who was living in Dalton, Ohio, under the name Robert Tyree, is accused of killing his 17-year-old daughter, Elizabeth, and 63-year-old...

Royal childhood: new footage of a family at play

Daily Mail Among the exhibits is a Progress Book detailing the young Princess Elizabeth's development. Her first words were, “Mama” and “Bebe”, in May 1927, just...

Obama wants limits on US company mergers

Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and others have been drawing praise from liberal arms of the Democratic Party for their overtly populist positions. ... Obama's budget proposes...

Suspect arrested in 1995 double slaying

The relative suspected that Robert Honsch may have been responsible for the disappearance and now lived in Ohio, said Trooper Melissa D. McMorris, a New...

Stephen Harper v. Canada

(subscription)When Stephen Harper headed up the National Citizens Coalition, he filed a constitutional challenge against the Elections Act. He claimed the law's spending limits...

Obama wants limits on US company mergers abroad

Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and others have been drawing praise from liberal arms of the Democratic Party for their overtly populist positions. ... Obama's budget proposes...

Federal party leaders headed West seeking pipeline advantage

The Tories have 21 seats, the NDP 12, the Liberals two and the Green party one, leader Elizabeth May. If the new map had been...

John Ivison: Tom Mulcair brings NDP a new maturity over Israel

A statement by Tom Mulcair this week called for a “balanced and constrictive role” for Canada in building peace. He lamented civilian deaths in Gaza...

Obama wants limits on US company mergers abroad

It also came ahead of the fall political campaign as Democrats seek to draw sharp contrasts with Republicans by portraying them as defenders of corporate...

Wicked Tongues Rule the World

But there I was, bewitched again, feeling like a Tudor courtier, or lady-in-waiting, indeed waiting to hear the latest, hottest news about what King Henry...

John O'Brien, Elizabeth Tavares, William Burke found guilty in probation ...

The trial started with jury selection May 5. Over 36 days of testimony, jurors heard from 60 witnesses, including judges, state representatives and probation officials,...

Ukrainian Prime Minister resigns as MH17 remains arrive in Netherlands

Irish Independent Work to identify them may take weeks or even months, according to the Dutch government. The honors afforded the remains in the Netherlands contrast...

Acetaminophen May Not Help Against Back Pain

WEDNESDAY, July 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Even though its use is often advised by doctors, the painkiller acetaminophen -- best known as Tylenol --...

Hockey Player Shares the Story Behind Queen Elizabeth's Epic Photobomb

Photobombs happen all the time. A photobomb by Queen Elizabeth -- smiling no less -- does not. Jayde Taylor, an athlete competing in the Glasgow...

The Post-PhD Update - Elizabeth May - Fantasy Author

It's been a month since I submitted my PhD thesis, and it's been great. That's not sarcasm, I promise! July has been all about resting...

Exercise now, save a ton of money in retirement

Can you walk one lap around a track? That may sound like an absurd question now, but it may not be for your parents—or for...

Lives Lived: Lynda Elizabeth Olsen, 71

Mother, volunteer, life-long learner, adventurous spirit. Born on May 31, 1942; died on Feb. 19, 2014, in Toronto, of cancer, aged 71. Lynda's mother was...

Elizabeth Warren May Be Going Against Hillary Clinton in the 2016 Election

Breitbart News There is a possible new contender in the 2016 election: Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, who is currently the only female Democrat with the support...

Poppy seeds likely cause for Queen's horse Estimate testing positive to morphine

BBC Sport “From information currently available to us, it appears that any contamination may have come from poppy seeds that occur naturally in the environment. Please...

Courts, not PMO, will decide if Stephen Harper has to testify, opposition says

. The opposition says it is startled by the insistence by the Prime Minister's Office that there's little chance Stephen Harper will have to testify...

HIV Meds May Also Help Control Hepatitis C

WEDNESDAY, July 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- For patients infected with both HIV and hepatitis C, HIV antiretroviral therapy may help control both viruses, a...

Decked Out: Mary Elizabeth Winstead's Polished, Vintage Vibe

Mary Elizabeth Winstead may be best known for starring in the 2010 comedy Scott Pilgrim vs. the World as the title character's dream girl and...

Elizabeth juveniles, ages 13 and 16, charged after chase in stolen vehicle

ELIZABETH — Two teenagers are accused of speeding away from police and crashing into another vehicle late Tuesday while driving a car that was stolen...

NDP steadily shifts position on Israeli-Palestinian conflict

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair is expressing alarm about “innocent civilians” being killed in the line of fire in Gaza, while also declaring that Israel has...

Harper and Trudeau's foreign policies: Can you tell the difference?

Though Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau has called for a ratcheting-down of hardline Conservative rhetoric and a return to Canada's role as an honest broker in...

This labour campaign stopped Tim Hudak. Next is Stephen Harper.

(blog) (blog)In all of the coverage of the Ontario election and the new Wynne government, the media has completely overlooked one of the most...

What if Stephen Harper had admitted everything about Duffy-Wright?

A counter-factual consideration of the Mike Duffy-Nigel Wright affair and everything Stephen Harper did after the secret deal was revealed.

Doping scandal for… The Queen of England? Her racehorse tested positive for ...

Although it sounds like a simple mistake, Queen Elizabeth may have to return her $80,000 winnings from Estimate's second-place finish in this year's Gold Cup.

Full Pundit: Everything Stephen Harper's done wrong

Karen Selick, writing for Huffington Post, reminds Stephen Harper of his days advocating on behalf of citizens whose rights have been abused by the government,...

'The Right to Protect' and the loss of Parliament's moral compass

Elizabeth May has publicly supported a Green Party motion condemning "all illegal Israeli settlement expansion" as an obstacle to the peace process. This deserves commendation,...

ICAC inquiry demands hitting home: watchdog commissioner wanted new ...

... of why the decision may have gone ICAC's way, with a Post-it note on a ministerial briefing note written to the former finance minister's...

4th Vt. Gas protestor arraigned

Willy B. Levitt, 37, of Lyndonville appears for his arraignment in Vermont Superior Court July 22 to face charges of simple assault related to a...