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GENERATION WHY | How does one get through the days and weeks following a natural disaster, a senseless tragedy, or even a crash-landing back on Earth? http://cbc.sh/aVkbmDE In this week's Generation Why, several contributors recommend stories about repairing the damage and moving forward.

Have you read the fine print of your employment contract?

Employment contracts are becoming the biggest loophole in workplace law – but that loophole only works for employers.<p>Companies, with acute knowledge of how employment contracts can operate to their advantage, are increasingly requiring staff to sign one-sided agreements that reduce their legal …

Tech N9ne Recruits Serj Tankian, Cee Lo for New Album

“I’m the rock & roll n***a,” Tech N9ne tells <i>Rolling Stone</i>. After working with the Deftones for the song “If I Could” on 2011’s <i>All 6s and 7s</i>, the …

Serj Tankian Releases Own Beat-Sequencing iPad App

Over the past decade and a half, System of a Down frontman Serj Tankian has consistently defied the norms of writing and recording hard rock. Whether …

Song Premiere: Tom Morello, Tim McIlrath, Serj Tankian and Occupy Wall Street, ‘We Are the 99 Percent’

Click to listen to Tom Morello, Tim McIlrath, Serj Tankian and Occupy Wall Street’s ‘We Are the 99 Percent’<p>Since last fall’s protestor-led occupation …

Famous Rock Bands That Changed Lead Singers

If you’re in a successful band and you lose your lead singer – either because of in-fighting or tragedy – how do you respond? The groups on this list …

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Senate Expense Scandal: Tory Senator Involved In Duffy Probe Says PMO Gave Advice

OTTAWA —The controversy over alleged interference by the Prime Minister's Office into a review of Sen. Mike Duffy's expenses grew Thursday as the …

How to abolish the Senate of Canada

Questions and answers about rolling up the red carpet<p>Improper expenses. Senate resignations. Unaccountable senators. Such are the words enveloping …

Barack Obama on crossroads, drones and Gitmo

Our Washington correspondent parses the president’s speech<p>Declaring the U.S. “at a crossroads” after having spent more than a trillion dollars on …

Survivors of Mount Cashel abuse settle with Christian order for more than $16.5-million

Survivors of abuse at the Mount Cashel Orphanage in St. John's have reached a settlement with the Christian Brothers of Ireland worth more than $16.5-million.<p>The settlement with the Catholic religious order includes cash plus other assets that must still be approved in court.<p>Lawyer Geoff Budden …

Accused in alleged terror plot seeks lawyer who will use Koran as ‘reference’

A man charged in an alleged plot to attack a Via Rail passenger train says he wants to be represented by a lawyer who agrees the Koran should be used as a "reference" in his case.<p>Chiheb Esseghaier appeared in a Toronto court by video link from jail Thursday morning and said he has made an …