CBC U.S. Congress has ideas on gun violence, but no consensus 2018-02-25T10:44:28.000000000-05:00 After a 10-day break, members of Congress are returning to work under pressure to respond to gun violence. But no plan appears ready to take off despite a long list of proposals, including many from U.S. President Donald Trump. Syrian Kurdish leader detained in Prague on Turkey's request 2018-02-25T06:39:45.000000000-05:00 Syrian Kurdish leader Saleh Muslim was arrested in Prague at the behest of Turkey, the main Kurdish-led political coalition said on Sunday. China's Communist Party signalling Xi could serve as president indefinitely 2018-02-25T04:22:15.000000000-05:00 China's ruling Communist Party on Sunday set the stage for President Xi Jinping to stay in office indefinitely, with a proposal to remove a constitutional clause limiting presidential service to just two terms in office. Don't let Wonder Woman fool you: Female-led top movies still rare 2018-02-25T04:00:00.000000000-05:00 Women as leads in Hollywood's top-grossing 2017 films aren't just small in number — the figure dropped compared to the year before, according to a new study. South Korean women on 'birth strike' as children come with too high a cost 2018-02-25T04:00:00.000000000-05:00 Government efforts to boost South Korea's flagging birth rate have had little effect in a country where social and economic issues leave many women reluctant to have children. Severe storms in U.S. southeast, Midwest blamed for at least 2 deaths 2018-02-25T03:00:30.000000000-05:00 At least two people are dead as a strong storm system that included possible tornadoes pushed its way eastward through the central United States, leaving demolished homes, damaged vehicles and uprooted trees in its wake. Bollywood star Sridevi dead at 54 2018-02-24T22:40:15.000000000-05:00 Sridevi, Bollywood's leading lady of the 1980s and 1990s, has died. She suffered cardiac arrest, a family member said. Congress releases redacted, declassified Democratic memo 2018-02-24T17:35:09.000000000-05:00 Congress has released a redacted, declassified memo that aims to counter GOP allegations that the FBI abused government surveillance powers in its investigation into Russian election interference. UN Security Council unanimously votes for ceasefire as airstrikes batter Syria's Ghouta 2018-02-24T17:24:55.000000000-05:00 The UN Security Council on Saturday demanded a 30-day truce across Syria "without delay" as rescuers in the country's eastern Ghouta region said bombing would not let up long enough for them to count bodies during one of the bloodiest air assaults of the seven-year war. Notting Hill, Vicar of Dibley actress Emma Chambers dead at 53 2018-02-24T16:24:49.000000000-05:00 British actress Emma Chambers, known for her roles in The Vicar of Dibley television series and the romantic comedy Notting Hill, has died at 53.