Two Canadians detained in China for more than 1,000 days have been released from prison. Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor were released hours after a Chinese executive resolved criminal charges in the U.S.
The wife of "Shark Tank" star Kevin O'Leary has been found not guilty of charges stemming from in a boat crash that killed two people in central Ontario two years ago. Linda O'Leary had been charged with careless operation of a vessel.
New York City is planning to hire a private weather forecaster, design more systems to catch and drain water, and issue earlier and more aggressive warnings. All of these moves come after 13 people died when the remnants of Hurricane Ida dumped torrential rain on the Northease.
A federal judge says John Hinckley Jr., the man who tried to assassinate President Reagan four decades ago can be released unconditionally from the restrictions next year. He was released from a hospital five years ago.
Fewer fully vaccinated people need to be hospitalized. Minneapolis-based Allina Health and Sanford Health in Sioux Falls are among the first to report COVID-19 hospitalizations by severity and vaccination status.
Ontario’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry says 100 wildfires were burning in the province's Northwest region as of Friday morning. Ten of the fires are in Quetico Provincial Park, but much more smoke has been generated by fires farther north.
City leaders marked the completion of improvements to a West Duluth trail with a ribbon cutting and a bike ride on Tuesday. The trail includes an adventurous walk through a tunnel under Ely's Peak and spectacular overlooks of the St. Louis River valley.
Six Native American tribes are suing the state of Wisconsin to try to stop its planned wolf hunt in November. They assert that the hunt violates their treaty rights and endangers an animal they consider sacred.