Most railroads in the U.S. use at least two crew members to operate freight trains, but there's no federal rule to prevent them from using one employee as did a Maine-based railroad whose train, while unattended, careened into a Canadian town, causing an explosion and fire that killed 47 people. Full story
Today's Highlight in History: On July 23, 1983, an Air Canada Boeing 767 ran out of fuel while flying from Montreal to Edmonton; the pilots were able to glide the jetliner to a safe emergency landing in Gimli, Manitoba. The near-disaster occurred because the fuel had been erroneously measured in Full story
(Reuters) - A Canadian faces the rare charge of corrupting morals after allegedly posting a grisly snuff video on a website that specializes in graphic, violent, racist videos, police in Edmonton, Alberta, said on Wednesday. Full story
The 22-year-old niece of Hollywood veteran Julia Roberts reportedly got into an argument with her boyfriend in Montreal July 7 that resulted in her being taken into custody, though no charges were filed. NBC’s Mara Schiavocampo reports.
The TODAY anchors chat about the hot topics of the day, including photos of Sasha and Malia Obama in Ireland with their parents that prompts a chat about kids and “forced family time.”
The video had millions doing a double-take on YouTube as a giant eagle appeared to swoop in and snatch up a toddler, dropping him seconds later. The video was a school project, made by Montreal students who say they were graded on number of views. NBC’s Andrea Canning reports.
Bruce Jenner, gold medal winner in the decathlon in the 1976 Olympics in Montreal and now an E! News correspondent for the London Games, tells TODAY why he thinks decathlete Ashton Eaton is the “most phenomenal athlete” he’s ever seen.
A woman smokes a cigarette in Montreal, Tuesday, January 17, 2012.THE CANADIAN PRESS IMAGES/Graham Hughes
Nick "The Quick" Nica of Montreal, Quebec, draws and fires his single action revolver while competing in the Canadian Open Fast Draw Championships in Aldergrove, British Columbia July 21, 2013. The present-day Fast Draw competition was born from the Hollywood myth of the western gunfighter, and the
Nick "The Quick" Nica of Montreal, Quebec, waits for the signal to draw and fire his single action revolver while competing in the Canadian Open Fast Draw Championships in Aldergrove, British Columbia July 21, 2013. The present-day Fast Draw competition was born from the Hollywood myth of the wester