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Elton John and Taron Egerton team up for epic 'Rocket Man' duet

Entertainment - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 15:22
Talk about the ultimate duet.

Tati Westbrook drops new video in James Charles drama

Entertainment - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 15:03
Tati Westbrook has been trying to take some time away from the James Charles drama, but she shared a video because she "wants the hate to stop."

Yara Shahidi brings faint glow to 'The Sun is Also a Star'

Entertainment - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 13:49
Teen romances are sometimes only as good as their leads, and "The Sun is Also a Star" has a fine pair in "Black-ish's" Yara Shahidi and "Riverdale's" Charles Melton. The movie, however -- which deals with true love and the universe putting people together -- could have given fate an assist by crafting a more substantial vehicle for them.

Ruby Rose is fierce in 'Batwoman' sneak peek

Entertainment - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 13:46
Ruby Rose as Batwoman is the post #MeToo superhero we've been waiting for.

'The Big Bang Theory' finale closes with a big dose of heart

Entertainment - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 13:45
The following contains spoilers about "The Big Bang Theory" series finale.

414 million pieces of plastic found on remote islands

World - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 13:36
Almost one million shoes and over 370,000 toothbrushes -- they're among the 414 million pieces of plastic found washed ashore on the remote Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the Indian Ocean, according to new research.

Brexit talks collapse

World - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 13:36
Brexit talks between British Prime Minister Theresa May's government and the opposition Labour Party have broken down after they failed to result in a deal.

George Clooney's 'Catch-22' is star-powered satire

Entertainment - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 13:35
Joseph Heller's anti-war novel "Catch-22" is set during World War II, but was published just as the US began getting into Vietnam, and the 1970 movie came out in the midst of that conflict. George Clooney brings his considerable star power to bear in bringing the satire to Hulu, but the six-part series feels like less than the sum of its parts.

Ex-king to be fined until he has paternity test

World - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 13:09
A Belgian court has ruled that Albert II, the former king of Belgium, will be fined €5,000 ($5,600) every day until he takes a DNA test to determine whether he fathered a child during an alleged affair.

I.M. Pei, a disarming and determined visionary

World - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 13:02
I.M. Pei, who died Thursday at the age of 102, was an architect of singular vision. One of the great figures of 20th century modernism, he was perhaps best known for his powerful use of geometry. He employed it to create forms and spaces of exquisite refinement, from his glass pyramid at the Louvre in Paris to the East Building of the National Gallery of Art in Washington.

Spain alarmed by French bear's attacks on sheep

Science & Nature - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 11:23
France released two brown bears in the Pyrenees - but one has now killed eight sheep in Spain.

Taylor Swift says her biggest teenage rebellion involved ex Joe Jonas

Entertainment - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 10:18
Taylor Swift is sorry, Joe Jonas.

Brazil's Vale warns another mining dam at risk of collapse

Science & Nature - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 10:10
A mining dam could collapse as early as next week, months after a similar disaster killed 230 people.

Baidu posts its first loss in 15 years

World - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 09:24
China's economic slowdown is taking its toll on one of the country's biggest tech companies.

Israel Folau fired after anti-gay Instagram post

World - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 09:09
Australian rugby union star Israel Folau has been sacked after he posted an anti-gay statement on social media.

Will India energy pledges lead to CO2 rise?

Science & Nature - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 07:32
India's political parties promise free electricity to farmers and ambitious infrastructure projects.

Crickets have hit the high street - can they save the planet?

Science & Nature - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 07:30
A London food chain is now including insects on its menu but can eating insects help save the planet?

'Young Sheldon' paid sweet tribute to 'The Big Bang Theory'

Entertainment - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 05:57
Just when loyal viewers of "The Big Bang Theory" thought they'd seen the very last of Sheldon, Leonard, Amy, Penny, Bernadette, Howard and Raj, "Young Sheldon" proved them wrong.

Backstreet Boys release new 20th anniversary edition of 'I Want It That Way'

Entertainment - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 04:55
Even if you all your high school years listening to "I Want It That Way" on a loop, it's safe to say you've never heard the song quite like this before.
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