The American Revolution was a war for independence, but many enslaved black people found liberty by joining the British. New research documents the story of one South Carolina teenager who became a hero in the British army.
You'd think no one could possibly object to something as simple as free hugs. But that's not the case in Saudi Arabia. Plus, a boy who died 24,000 years ago has given clues to the origin of Native Americans in the US, and the Israeli government is struggling with the mafia. All that and more, in today's Global Scan.
Our Geo Quiz takes us to the provincial capital of Nova Scotia for a chat with Renee Lavallee, the chef at the waterfront Shack Oyster Bar where we ask what's for lunch?
A gay rights activist was murdered outside of a bar last week in Halifax, Nova Scotia, after reportedly attempting to break up a fight between two men. Members of the community have come out to honor Raymond Taavel's memory.
A new smart app called "Whale Alert!" that has been designed to help prevent ships from colliding with endangered North Atlantic Right Whales.
The M.S. Balmoral will retrace the steps of the ill-fated Titanic as part of a memorial cruise that's attracted hundreds of passengers interested in history and the voyage 100 years ago that saw the Titanic strike an iceberg and sink to the bottom of the North Atlantic.
When it comes to breast-feeding, baby formula may be gaining ground. Among the reasons: health benefits of breast milk may be exaggerated and new research indicates that nursing mothers may face negative economic consequences.