Australia family found after 10 days in wilderness
SYDNEY - A 5-year-old boy and his 7-year-old brother were recovering in a hospital Monday after surviving with their father for 10 days in the Australian wilderness with little food and in weather conditions that ranged from stormy to scorching.
Box office: 'Hobbit' finale sends 'Exodus' fleeing
NEW YORK, N.Y. - The finale of Peter Jackson's "Hobbit" trilogy, "The Battle of the Five Armies," marauded through the multiplexes during the weekend before Christmas, taking in $54.7 million. Since opening Wednesday, the Warner Bros. release has made $89.1 million, according to final box office figures Monday.
Daycare rules in Nova Scotia tightened
HALIFAX - Nova Scotia's government has brought in new regulations that increase its authority to ensure child care staff have received criminal record checks before they're allowed to work with children.