Here's a feature I did for CTV.ca on the how and why of Canada's sorry greenhouse gas emissions record.
The head of Barzan Ibrahim, half-brother to Saddam Hussein and one-time head of Iraqi intelligence, tore loose from his body when he was hanged early Monday in Baghdad.
When the king of Carnival has gastric surgery and young women drop off in rapid sucession from anorexia, it's clear there's something going on in Brazil. An excerpt from the NYT story: Brazil may well be the most body-conscious society in the world, but that body has always been Brazil’s confident own — not a [...]
When Margaret Thatcher took over in Britain, she shook things up and made her country a radically more conservative society. If he becomes president, will Nicolas Sarkozy do the same for France? Some excerpts from the BBC story: On Sunday, he was surrounded by tens of thousands of supporters as he came to rally the party, [...]
While walking home from the subway stop tonight, there were tiny ice pellets falling. As they hit the nylon of my down-filled jacket, the noise sounded like miniature bubble wraps being popped.