OTTAWA, Canada — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is poised to win a third term in a snap election but fall short of regaining the parliamentary majority he was seeking. CTV News and the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. projected his governing Liberal Party will win a plurality of seats and form a minority government. The projected result would leave Trudeau in power to pursue the most left-leaning ...

OTTAWA, Canada — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is poised to win a third term in a snap election but fall short of regaining the parliamentary majority he had been seeking. CTV News projected his governing Liberal Party will win a plurality of seats, and form a minority government. CBC News also projected a Liberal government, without making a call on whether the party will have enough seats ...

As the federal debt limit brings a disastrous government default ever closer, Congress will turn to the Treasury Department for the one thing it cannot deliver: a precise deadline. House lawmakers this week are scheduled to vote on an increase in the debt ceiling, with no likelihood of passage in the 50-50 Senate assuming Republicans vote en masse against it. That leaves the Treasury on track ...

CIUDAD ACUÑA, Mexico — The treacherous waters of the Rio Grande rushed by as Isnac Joseph admitted he didn’t know how to swim. But the 31-year-old father of a hungry 2-year-old son in the migrant border camp nevertheless braved the river — joining a daily pilgrimage of hundreds of other Haitians — leaving the U.S. side to buy food, water and other necessities in Mexico. According to the ...

LOS ANGELES — California officially has the lowest coronavirus case rate of any state, federal figures show, underscoring the progress made in the ongoing battle against the highly infectious delta variant. The state has been among the national leaders in that metric for the last week, as the number of newly confirmed coronavirus infections continues to tumble from a peak earlier this summer. ...

The Republican National Committee raised $12.2 million in August, equaling its Democratic rival while leaving it with more money in the bank as the two parties seek a financial edge before the 2022 midterm elections, according to their latest filings with the Federal Election Commission. Democrats also brought in $12.2 million, with the Democratic National Committee reporting $9.9 million in ...

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Two teenagers were shot Monday morning at Heritage High School, sending hundreds of students running for safety. The call to police came at 11:38 a.m., Newport News police Chief Steve Drew said. Police found two 17-year-old victims, a boy and a girl. Both are both expected to survive. The boy was shot on the side of his face and the girl was shot in her leg, he said. Two ...

LONDON — The Duke of York has been served with a sexual assault lawsuit after the relevant paperwork was delivered to his U.S. lawyer, according to his accuser's legal team. Virginia Giuffre is seeking damages after alleging that Prince Andrew sexually assaulted her, a claim he vehemently denies. Her lawyers said earlier this month the duke had officially been served with the papers, but his ...

Entering Monday night, only four teams had gained more yards than the Chargers had through the first two weeks of the season. And yet, they were 25th in points scored, an offense led by the giant right arm of Justin Herbert producing only three touchdowns. “We’ve got a lot of guys on offense who have played a lot of football in the NFL,” coach Brandon Staley said. “But they haven’t played ...

HONG KONG — France isn’t the only country upset about a new security pact between the U.S., U.K. and Australia: Some Southeast Asian nations are also worried the partnership could provoke China and spur a regional arms race. The so-called AUKUS partnership, which will help Australia acquire nuclear-powered submarines, prompted China last week to warn of an arms race in a region riven by ...

Mexico’s Supreme Court struck down an article in the nation’s health law that permits health-care workers to refuse a specific service, two weeks after it declared a state law prohibiting early-term abortions unconstitutional. The article bars health-care workers from citing conscientious objections to medical procedures in cases where a person’s life is at risk or in a medical emergency but ...

OAKLAND, Calif. — Five weeks after being struck in the face by a line drive, Oakland A’s ace Chris Bassitt appears on the brink of a remarkable return to the mound. Bassitt, who faced long odds to return to the A’s before the regular season ends after undergoing facial surgery in Chicago five weeks ago, showed more progress on Monday in his latest bullpen throwing session. If he checks all the ...

WASHINGTON — The federal government may determine in the coming weeks that Americans can “mix and match” their initial COVID-19 vaccine with booster shots from a different manufacturer, Dr. Anthony Fauci said on Monday. Ongoing studies suggest it may be safe and even preferable to boost one manufacturer’s product with a jab from another vaccine maker, said Fauci, head of the National Institute ...

In a reflection of Michigan football's 3-0 start to the season and climb to No. 19 in the USA TODAY Coaches Poll, the media contingent outside Schembechler Hall swelled for coach Jim Harbaugh's weekly news conference Monday. More reporters, more cameras and more attention for these Wolverines, who opened as massive 19-point favorites against Rutgers. With his team performing well in all three ...

FORT WORTH, Texas — The murder trial of the former Fort Worth police officer charged in the shooting death of Atatiana Jefferson in 2019 is set to start Nov. 16, according to Tarrant County court records. Aaron Dean, 36, is accused of shooting Jefferson to death on Oct. 12, 2019. Jefferson died as she was babysitting her 8-year-old nephew at her mother’s house in Fort Worth. A neighbor ...

LOS ANGELES — The video was less than nine minutes long, dark, grainy and badly out of focus. But it changed L.A. in ways that were unfathomable and dragged George Holliday into a life he never bargained for. Shot with a bulky Sony Super8 Handycam, the video of the Rodney King beating in 1991 tore open a city already heaving with racial tension, an era when the Los Angeles Police Department ...

California has the lowest coronavirus rate in the nation LOS ANGELES — California officially has the lowest coronavirus case rate of any state, federal figures show, underscoring the progress made in the ongoing battle against the highly infectious delta variant. The state has been among the national leaders in that metric for the last week, as the number of newly confirmed coronavirus ...

AUSTIN, Texas — A disbarred lawyer from Arkansas has sued a Texas doctor under the state's new law prohibiting most abortions, saying he wants to test the constitutionality of the sweeping ban — and collect $10,000 allowed under the law. Dr. Alan Braid, a longtime physician in obstetrics and gynecology from San Antonio, wrote Sunday in an opinion piece in The Washington Post that he had ...

A principios de este mes, Lorna Rae Moss, una mujer de 69 años a la que le gustaba competir en triatlones, murió cuando su bicicleta fue golpeada por detrás por una minivan en una carretera del oeste de Iowa. El conductor estaba presuntamente ebrio. Moss, que daba clases de gimnasia acuática y solía montar bicicleta, dejó atrás a su marido de 47 años, tres hijos y dos nietos. El accidente no ...

Social Security provides a secure, fixed income to retirees and others, helping many to afford their golden years. Given the fact that you get reliable money for the rest of your life, many people want to max out their monthly check. But how do you do that? Broadly speaking, you have three levers to max out your Social Security income: —Work longer. The more years you work, the more money ...