Climate change could be making kids sick, scientists say

Climate change could be making kids sick, scientists say

Written by By Mia Stainsby, CNN One of the biggest threats facing the planet is climate change. But according to a recent study published in Nature , climate change itself is contributing to worsening…

What U.S. sanctions, Russia and Iran have in common

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What U.S. sanctions, Russia and Iran have in common

For the past several decades, sanctions have generally been seen as a tool of last resort. Yet when the country at issue lacks sophisticated sanctions capabilities, sanctions look less like a last resort and…

Saule Omarova, pick for FDIC chair, withdraws name

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Saule Omarova, pick for FDIC chair, withdraws name

Saule Omarova, the special assistant to Vice President Joe Biden for domestic policy, has withdrawn her name from consideration to be the first female chair of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, administration officials said…

Pfizer Launches Clinical Trial of New Cancer Drug

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Pfizer Launches Clinical Trial of New Cancer Drug

Biotech firm Pfizer said Thursday it had begun a clinical trial of a new drug against ovarian cancer using a different compound to the ones it has previously produced. An interim analysis of a…

Vaccinations for under three-year-olds from Nr. Canada

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Vaccinations for under three-year-olds from Nr. Canada

Friday, December 12, will be a day for needle-free immunisation at a marathon event in Halifax, Nova Scotia. At the Scotiabank Arena, the VIP Room will be converted into a giant room where kids…

Airports may become funded without federal taxes

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Airports may become funded without federal taxes

The optics of making hotel rooms available to low-income travelers just aren’t good, and that’s partly why funding for a potential federal housing program for visitors in federal hotels has hit a snag. The…

Can Alberta rebound from oil recession?

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Can Alberta rebound from oil recession?

Image copyright ©Dan Balilty/AP Image caption Kenney was boosted by a massive thumbs-up from a crowd he addressed at the Calgary Chamber of Commerce Joe Marston is a conservative figurehead and former mayor of…