Christmas food drive in Sudbury has best results in its decades-long history

Dan Xilon, executive director of the Sudbury Food Bank, marks the success of the Edgar Burton Christmas Food Drive with United Steelworkers representatives Tom White, Owen Marcotte, Todd McLeod and Jeffrey LaLonde, and Vale representatives Claire Parkinson and Gord Gilpin. (Supplied) Dan Xilon, executive director of the Sudbury Food Bank, marks the success of the Edgar Burton Christmas Food Drive with United Steelworkers representatives Tom White, Owen Marcotte, Todd McLeod and Jeffrey LaLonde, and Vale representatives Claire Parkinson and Gord Gilpin. (Supplied)

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'Horrifying' conspiracy theories swirl around Texas shooting

By now it's as predictable as the calls for thoughts and prayers: A mass shooting leaves many dead, and wild conspiracy theories and misinformation about the carnage soon follow. Within hours of Tuesday's school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, another rash began as internet users spread baseless claims about the man named as the gunman and his possible motives.

U.S. states divided on gun control, even as mass shootings rise

Gun control measures are likely going nowhere in U.S. Congress, and they also have become increasingly scarce in most states. Aside from several Democratic-controlled states, the majority have taken no action on gun control in recent years or have moved aggressively to expand gun rights.

11 newborns die in fire at Senegal hospital

Eleven newborn babies have died after a fire that broke out in the neonatal department at the Mame Abdou Aziz Sy Dabakh Hospital in the western Senegalese city of Tivaouane, said the country's president Macky Sall on Thursday.