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Spending review 'undermines UK green vision'

Science & Nature - Wed, 11/25/2020 - 18:08
The UK chancellor's spending review is accused of undermining the prime minister’s “green” vision.

Covid-19 cases are rising in Asia, but compared to West, it's a drop in ocean

World - Wed, 11/25/2020 - 18:03
Winter is coming, for parts of Asia too.

Bill Murray's brother Ed, who inspired 'Caddyshack,' dies

Entertainment - Wed, 11/25/2020 - 16:32
Ed Murray, the brother of actor Bill Murray, has died, according to a posting on the actor's company's verified Instagram account.

Britain's final Brexit choice could prolong the worst recession in 300 years

World - Wed, 11/25/2020 - 15:57
The UK economy is suffering its worst recession in more than 300 years and failing to secure a new trade deal with the European Union will make its recovery even longer and more arduous, according to the country's independent fiscal watchdog.

'The Flight Attendant' serves up a fun trip thanks to Kaley Cuoco

Entertainment - Wed, 11/25/2020 - 15:14
"The Flight Attendant" feels like the TV equivalent of summer beach reading, in mostly good ways. Kaley Cuoco stars as the globetrotting party gal of the title, who has the unfortunate experience of waking up next to a dead guy. What happens thereafter plays like a Hitchock-ian thriller, punctuated by the comedy of a protagonist who greets each new development by nearly hyperventilating.

Christina Perri says she lost her baby, who was 'born silent'

Entertainment - Wed, 11/25/2020 - 15:04
Christina Perri announced she lost her child, a baby girl who was "born silent after fighting so hard to make it to our world."

Amanda Kloots talks about first Thanksgiving without Nick Cordero

Entertainment - Wed, 11/25/2020 - 13:45
Thanksgiving is sure to be difficult for anyone who has lost someone to Covid-19, and Amanda Kloots understands that well.

Duchess of Sussex discusses miscarriage in opinion piece

World - Wed, 11/25/2020 - 13:12
Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, has revealed she suffered a miscarriage in July 2020 in an opinion piece written for the New York Times. CNN's Max Foster reports.

Critics say France's security bill will make it a democratic outlier

World - Wed, 11/25/2020 - 13:09
The French National Assembly have voted on a "global security bill" that human rights advocates say will make it harder to hold police to account. The most controversial article forbids the publication of images "that allow the identification of a law enforcement officer, with the intent to cause them harm." The law will not take effect until after it is also approved by the senate later this year. CNN's Melissa Bell reports.

SLS: Nasa 'megarocket' assembly begins in Florida

Science & Nature - Wed, 11/25/2020 - 11:05
Nasa has stacked the first pieces of the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket at Florida's Kennedy Space Center.

Nearly 100 whales die in New Zealand

World - Wed, 11/25/2020 - 11:04
Nearly 100 pilot whales have died in a mass stranding on the Chatham Islands, New Zealand's Department of Conservation said Wednesday.

See who is nominated for a Grammy Award

Entertainment - Wed, 11/25/2020 - 09:30
Nominations for the 63rd annual Grammy Awards were announced Tuesday, with Beyoncé leading among the nominees with nine.

The one item of clothing in every genius' closet

World - Wed, 11/25/2020 - 09:28
When the disgraced health entrepreneur Elizabeth Holmes was indicted on fraud charges for her lab-testing company Theranos last year, much of the media discussion rested not on her alleged corporate recklessness and staggering abuses of trust, but on her sartorial choices: black jackets, black slacks, and -- most importantly -- black turtlenecks.

India bans more Chinese apps as tensions still high

World - Wed, 11/25/2020 - 09:14
India has banned dozens more Chinese apps, drawing a rebuke from Beijing and further straining already tense relations between the world's most populous countries.

Dave Chappelle says Netflix removed 'Chappelle's Show' from service at his request

Entertainment - Wed, 11/25/2020 - 05:01
"Chappelle's Show" is no longer on Netflix, and Dave Chappelle is happy about it.

BTS earns first Grammy nomination

Entertainment - Wed, 11/25/2020 - 03:48
K-pop group BTS, arguably the biggest boy band in the world, earned their first ever Grammy Award nomination on Tuesday for their hit song 'Dynamite.'

Hal Ketchum, country music artist, dies at 67

Entertainment - Wed, 11/25/2020 - 01:45
Country music singer Hal Ketchum passed away at the age of 67 on Monday night due to complications from dementia, his wife said.

How sunshine can make the railways greener

Science & Nature - Wed, 11/25/2020 - 01:12
The railways in the UK, Australia and India getting power from the sun in different ways.

Why Bhutan's Sakteng wildlife sanctuary is disputed by China

Science & Nature - Wed, 11/25/2020 - 00:37
Tiny Bhutan is feeling the squeeze as its giant neighbours China and India vie for territory.
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