CNN - Top Stories : '12 Years a Slave' wins best picture at Oscars

Date: 2014-03-03
"12 Years a Slave" -- the story of a free black man who was kidnapped and sold into slavery -- was named best picture at the Academy Awards.

CNN - Top Stories : Check out pelican's in-flight selfie

Date: 2014-02-28
Watch Bigbird the pelican as he learns to fly for the first time.

CBC Top Stories : Explore the polar bear tundra on Google Street View

Date: 2014-02-27
Polar Bear

You can now pay a virtual visit to wild polar bears on the tundra near Churchill, Man., via Google Streetview.

By: Martin, Bill, 1916-2004