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Giving thanks for Baby Yoda this pandemic year

Entertainment - Fri, 11/27/2020 - 00:46
Yes, 2020 has been a gigantic dumpster fire on a multitude of levels. But a spirit a gratitude may help pull us through. We're thankful for Baby Yoda, Verzuz battles and so many other pop culture offerings this pandemic year.

Whole Foods sent some customers a disconcerting email about their turkey

World - Thu, 11/26/2020 - 21:07
Bring on the frantic "where can I get a turkey TODAY?!" searches.

Drake sides with The Weeknd, says Grammys 'may no longer matter'

Entertainment - Thu, 11/26/2020 - 18:42
Add Drake to the list of people who don't sound happy that The Weeknd was shut out of this year's Grammy nominations.

The Weeknd accuses Grammys of being 'corrupt'

Entertainment - Thu, 11/26/2020 - 18:03
The Weeknd sounds as shocked as everyone else that he didn't receive any Grammy nominations this year.

Covid pandemic disproportionately hurting women, UN warns

World - Thu, 11/26/2020 - 17:44
The Covid-19 pandemic has set gender equality back years, with women around the world taking on the "lion's share" of extra domestic chores, the United Nations reported on Thursday.

Ethiopia enters 'final phase' of operation in Tigray region, says Prime Minister

World - Thu, 11/26/2020 - 16:54
Ethiopia has entered the "final phase" of a "law enforcement" military operation in the northern restive region of Tigray after a 72-hour deadline to surrender expired, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed tweeted in a statement on Thursday.

Europe pushes to rescue Christmas despite sacrifice of other religions

World - Thu, 11/26/2020 - 16:06
2020 has been far from festive, but as the year comes to an end, many of Europe's governments are scrambling to avoid stringent lockdowns over the Christmas holidays.

'Black Beauty' reimagines the classic horse story

Entertainment - Thu, 11/26/2020 - 15:12
"Black Beauty" gives the original Victorian novel a significant makeover, a contemporary remake that relocates the story to the American West. The movie delivers a more pointed animal-rights message, but while its equine star fares well enough, the two-footed characters never really get out of the starting gate.

Chrissy Teigen is in 'grief depression hole'

Entertainment - Thu, 11/26/2020 - 15:12
Once again Chrissy Teigen is being open about her struggles.

Fantasia Barrino is expecting her first child with husband Kendall Taylor

Entertainment - Thu, 11/26/2020 - 14:05
Fantasia Barrino is pregnant.

Taylor Swift reveals boyfriend Joe Alwyn is mystery 'folklore' co-writer

Entertainment - Thu, 11/26/2020 - 13:25
Taylor Swift has revealed that her British actor boyfriend, Joe Alwyn, is the mystery co-writer credited on her latest album "Folklore" under the pseudonym "William Bowery."

Mads Mikkelsen replaces Johnny Depp for third 'Fantastic Beasts' movie

Entertainment - Thu, 11/26/2020 - 11:16
Mads Mikkelsen will replace Johnny Depp as the villainous dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald in the third "Fantastic Beasts" movie, Warner Bros. Pictures has announced in a statement.

South Korean leader of online sexual blackmail ring sentenced to 40 years

World - Thu, 11/26/2020 - 07:45
The South Korean leader of an online sexual blackmail ring that targeted minors and young women was sentenced to 40 years in jail on Thursday, marking the end of an explosive criminal case that sparked outrage across the country.

How bistro loved by Bourdain is coping with second lockdown in France

World - Thu, 11/26/2020 - 05:03
French restauranteurs have been hit hard by two nation-wide lockdowns. Unions say that two out of every three establishments in the hotel and restaurant sector could go out of business as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. CNN's Melissa Bell reports.

British-Australian academic freed by Iran in apparent prisoner exchange

World - Thu, 11/26/2020 - 03:09
Kylie Moore-Gilbert, the British-Australian academic detained by Iran for more than two years on espionage charges, has been freed in an apparent prisoner exchange for three Iranians.

China mulls new rules on foreigners' to 'prohibit religious extremism'

World - Thu, 11/26/2020 - 01:40
Foreign religious groups and worshipers could be the latest targets of a growing crackdown on organized religion in China under President Xi Jinping.

Fox News staffers thought Newsmax was a joke. They're not laughing now

World - Wed, 11/25/2020 - 22:15
Fox News is taking action to stave off newfound competition from Newsmax TV.

This Mini Cooper is built to race. No, really

World - Wed, 11/25/2020 - 18:57
The Mini John Cooper Works GP doesn't come with back seats and only 3000 will be made, but that shouldn't stop you from taking a ride in one.

WWF vows to 'do more' after human rights abuse reports

Science & Nature - Wed, 11/25/2020 - 18:09
The conservation charity is accused of working with guards who allegedly tortured and killed people.
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