• Mariah Carey delivers another cringeworthy performance

    Mariah Carey struggles through another awkward and motionless performance while being honored at VH1’s “Hip Hop Honors."

  • Alberta man angry after getting ticket for going one kilometre over speed limit

    Mathieu Gagne, 31, said he was nabbed Friday in his Jeep for driving 101 kilometres in a 100-kilometre zone just north of Edmonton. The father of two boys said he was pulled over after passing the Sturgeon County officer, who was driving below the speed limit. The officer wrote out the ticket after accusing Gagne of disrespecting him by passing his vehicle, he said.

  • Mandy Moore and Meghan Markle twin in Carolina Herrera

    Mandy Moore owned the red carpet on Sunday at this year's Emmy Awards. The actress looked every inch the princess in a strapless black and white Carolina Herrera tiered gown - the same dress Meghan Markle wore for her Vanity Fair photoshoot. The 33-year-old displayed her elegant attire along with her sparkling new engagement ring.

  • Single mom homeless after subsidy shrinks, Manitoba Housing rent increases

    A single mother who got off social assistance and started working full-time was evicted from Manitoba Housing, in part because she was behind in her rent by $100. "I'm a struggling mom, so I would get behind [in rent] a little bit," said Kaslyn Kitt, 39. Assiniboia MLA Steven Fletcher described the eviction as "heartless," but anti-poverty advocates said it's common.

  • 'Pakistan Girl' takes aim at corrupt cops and domestic abuse

    Pakistan's newest female superhero has vowed to battle venal officials and protect battered women, as her creator tries to inspire the next generation to fight injustice in a deeply patriarchal society. The new "Pakistan Girl" comic series is based on Sarah, a normal teenager with a pet cat who discovers she has superhuman powers after waking from a coma caused by a blast in her village. Donning a green cape, Pakistan's national colour, the protagonist whips a man beating a woman in a market and saves a young girl taken hostage by a bribe-seeking police officer in the series' first comic book released this summer.

  • Mother demands answers after son, 8, put in restraints and injected on first day of school

    A Toronto-area mother is searching for answers after she says her son was taken to a hospital alone in the back of a police car, placed in restraints and injected with a sedative because he was acting out on the first day of school. Debbie Kiroff says her eight-year-old, who loves cooking, Lego and swimming, has behavioural issues and a severe learning disability. "They know he's a runner," she told CBC Toronto.

  • Jimmy Fallon's gift-exchange fail with Demi Lovato

    Before Demi Lovato came out for her tenth appearance on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," the host showed off a personalized sweatshirt she once gave him during an early appearance. He described Lovato as his “BFF.” And as luck would have it, Lovato’s interview kicked off with another gift exchange.