A British adventurer just became the second person in history to cross Antarctica alone and unaided, reaching the finish line two days after an American did it first

Mario Tama/Getty Images Louis Rudd, a 49-year-old British adventurer, just became the second person in history to cross Antarctica alone and unaided. Rudd’s achievement comes just two days after an American, Colin O’Brady, reached the same finish line on the Ross Ice Shelf. British explorer Louis Rudd has become the second person to ever cross […]

A British adventurer just became the second person in history to cross Antarctica alone and unaided, reaching the finish line two days after an American did it first

Mario Tama/Getty Images Louis Rudd, a 49-year-old British adventurer, just became the second person in history to cross Antarctica alone and unaided. Rudd’s achievement comes just two days after an American, Colin O’Brady, reached the same finish line on the Ross Ice Shelf. British explorer Louis Rudd has become the second person to ever cross […]

Shinzo Abe became the first Japanese prime minister to visit Darwin, Australia since the city was bombed during World War II

AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, Pool Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has touched down in Darwin, the Australian city repeatedly attacked by Japan during World War II. Abe’s visit, the first by a Japanese PM since the war, is part of an intense round of shuttle diplomacy across the Pacific this week. Abe has already met with […]

In new interview, Trump claims ‘I always like to be truthful,’ but his history of public statements before and after he became president prove otherwise

Andrew Harnik/AP President Donald Trump stopped short of admitting to peddling falsehoods when a reporter asked him whether he fulfilled his promise to “never lie.” The question was an apparent reference to a 2016 campaign speech in which Trump ensured supporters he would never lie. When asked if he always tells the truth, Trump said, […]

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Featurette: How the Stars Became Queen

Becoming a rock icon is always a difficult job, but playing one that’s still living? That’s a Herculean task that each of the stars, with the exception of Rami Malek, had to take on in Bohemian Rhapsody. That’s the equivalent of playing Mozart’s concertos while Mozart watches you like a hawk. But Gwilym Lee, Joseph Mazzello, and […]

How ‘the Forrest Gump of Republican politics’ Brett Kavanaugh became the Supreme Court’s most embattled justice in decades, after controversy over sexual misconduct allegations

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The Senate voted 50-48 on Saturday to confirm President Donald Trump’s nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, to the Supreme Court. Kavanaugh’s nomination appeared to be in jeopardy for weeks, after multiple women came forward to publicly accuse him of sexual misconduct in high school and college. Kavanaugh has denied the allegations in statements and […]

'We became a stronger family': Supporters rally as Humboldt Broncos take ice for home opener

The new Humboldt Broncos will be surrounded by support when they take home ice on Wednesday for their first regular season game since the bus crash in the spring. The Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League team were on their way to Nipawin, Sask., for a playoff game on April 6 when their bus was struck by a […]

Aaron Brown became Canada's fastest man by turning devastation into motivation

TORONTO — Canada's Aaron Brown headed into the NACAC (North America, Central America and the Caribbean) track and field championships full of confidence, and with a target on his back, as one of the top runners competing in the men's 200-metre. And he proved just that by clocking the top overall time of 20.58 seconds — easing […]