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On Dec. 17, 1992, President George H.W. Bush, Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney (muhl-ROO'-nee) and Mexican President Carlos Salinas de G…

This election coming up for Missoula City Council members may not seem like a very deal but it actually is huge. There are candidates running …

Canadians don't directly elect the prime minister. The post goes to the leader of a party that's able to win the confidence of a majority of members in the House of Commons. Polls suggest that no party is likely to get a majority of Parliament's 338 seats, so a shaky alliance may be needed to pass legislation.

The issue of life with parole sentences for juveniles is back before the court in the person of Lee Boyd Malvo, who as a teenager terrorized the Washington, D.C., region in 2002 as one-half of a sniper team. At issue for the justices is whether Malvo should be resentenced in Virginia in light of Supreme Court rulings restricting life-without-parole sentences for crimes committed by juveniles. The case gives the more conservative court the chance to put the brakes on what has been a gradual move toward more leniency for juvenile offenders.