The CBC in Canada has obtained a recording of a judge in a Quebec courtroom telling a Muslim woman to remove her hijab if she wants her case heard. The woman was appealing to the court to get her impounded car back.
For people who've smoked marijuana there is no need for a study to confirm the munchies exist. For them it's a case of been there, done that. But a new study went further - it found out why pot users get the munchies. And the results were a surprise.
What is certain to be the richest fight in boxing history was announced Friday on social media by one of the two combatants. On the social media site 'Shots' Floyd Mayweather said he and Manny Pacquiao are ready to rumble on May 2 in Las Vegas.
A fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will happen. This time it is a done deal. Throughout all of this Pacquiao and his camp have played games, making themselves out to be the ones that want it and Mayweather out to be reluctant.
Most of us would probably like it a lot if our teenagers put this much sustained effort to digging their way out of snow. Or to do anything. We're talking about the effort Rudiger the cat puts out to dig his way out of a snowdrift and get outside.
New research published this week has found that smoking is not just harmful to the heart and lungs - we knew that - but also harmful to the brain. That aspect of the danger of cigarettes hasn't been studied much but this study may lead to more.
The fate of the captain of the ill-fated cruise ship, the Costa Concordia, is now in the hands of the trial's three judges. The closing arguments have been made and Francesco Schettino will soon know how much time he will spend in jail.
A study released last week shows that the campaign in the U.S. against drinking and driving has been effective, but another danger on the roads — driving while under the influence of marijuana — is increasing.
On Thursday morning a married couple attempted to reach a hospital in Lincoln Nebraska. Their attempt was interrupted as their unborn twins had other plans and made their debut to the world on the side of Highway 77.
Justin Bieber's grandparents donated a number of stuff the Biebs had during his childhood and raised a considerable amount of money for their local food bank. The items, including young Bieber's pillowcase, were auctioned on EBay.
The two pilots of TransAsia Flight 235 that crashed into the Keelung River in Taipei Wednesday morning are being hailed as heroes. The two managed to steer the plane away from buildings and into the river, where both met their death.
British rock guitarist Jimmy Page said he is preparing to get back to playing live music and thinks it will happen by the end of 2015. Page, the former Led Zeppelin guitar man, has just relaunched an old Zep album and has a new girlfriend.
NASA has released information on asteroid 2014 BL86, which passed by Earth on Monday, but at least one group is not buying it. The object orbiting around the asteroid is a moon, NASA claimed, but some UFO trackers say that is not the case.