95-year-old Manitoban knits dozens of mittens for Christmas hampers

Shirley Mitchell started knitting mittens for the Brandon-Westman Christmas Cheer Board four years ago, but first took up the hobby decades ago, making clothes for her first child. (Source: Brandon-Westman Christmas Cheer Board/Facebook) Shirley Mitchell started knitting mittens for the Brandon-Westman Christmas Cheer Board four years ago, but first took up the hobby decades ago, making clothes for her first child. (Source: Brandon-Westman Christmas Cheer Board/Facebook)

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Radioactive capsule that fell off truck found in Australia

Authorities in Western Australia on Wednesday recovered a tiny but dangerous radioactive capsule that fell off a truck while being transported along a 1,400-kilometre Outback highway last month in what an official said was like finding the needle in the haystack.