Penny Marshall, director of Big and star of TV's Laverne & Shirley, dead at 75
Penny Marshall, the endearingly graceless actress with the thick Bronx accent who starred on TV's Laverne & Shirley before becoming a pioneering film director with hits including Big and A League of Their Own, has died at 75, the New York Daily News reported on Tuesday, citing her publicist.
Trump administration moves to ban bump stocks
The Trump administration moved Tuesday to officially ban bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like automatic firearms, and has made them illegal to possess beginning in late March.
Michael Flynn sentencing delayed after judge hints at more severe penalty
A federal judge lashed out at U.S. President Donald Trump's first national security adviser Michael Flynn on Tuesday, but ultimately agreed to delay his sentencing for lying to the FBI.
Ottawa offers $1.6B backstop for energy sector as political tensions with Alberta fester
The federal government is promising more than $1.6 billion — most of it in loans — to support the ailing energy sector, as political tensions in the Ottawa-Alberta relationship simmer.
Trump Foundation to dissolve amid allegations of 'shocking' illegality
U.S. President Donald Trump's namesake charitable foundation has agreed to dissolve following a lawsuit by New York's attorney general claiming Trump misused the foundation to advance his 2016 presidential campaign and his businesses, the attorney general announced Tuesday.
Canada Post says normal delivery times restored for most of the country
Three weeks after striking postal workers were forced back to work, Canada Post says it has caught up on most parcel delivery backlogs that had been created by rotating walkouts, and normal holiday delivery service guarantees have been restored.