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Israel's Prime Minister and opposition leader will visit White House to discuss 'prospect of peace' next week

World - Fri, 01/24/2020 - 00:23
Vice President Mike Pence announced Thursday that Israel's Prime Minister and opposition leader will visit the White House next week to discuss "regional issues as well as the prospect of peace."

Houses built in impossible places

World - Thu, 01/23/2020 - 23:05
Architecture can flirt with nature in expressive yet subtle ways. The idea is, often, to harmonize, not dominate, the landscapes.

Iguanas falling from trees in Florida

Science & Nature - Thu, 01/23/2020 - 22:35
As temperatures drop in Florida more and more iguanas are plummeting to the ground.

Life lessons from the Grammy songs of the year

Entertainment - Thu, 01/23/2020 - 22:28
This year's song of the year Grammy nominees may seem to mostly be about love, but let's go a little deeper than that.

Former Grammys head Deborah Dugan: 'I hate that I am in this position'

Entertainment - Thu, 01/23/2020 - 22:06
Deborah Dugan, the former head of the Grammys, says she was supposed to be giving a speech Thursday at the Billboard Power 100 about women in music.

What does Trump actually believe on climate change?

Science & Nature - Thu, 01/23/2020 - 21:35
He has called it all of these things: "mythical", "a hoax", not a hoax, and "a very serious subject".

'This Is Us' star among Oscar performers

Entertainment - Thu, 01/23/2020 - 21:22
One of the stars of NBC's "This Is Us" is headed to the Academy Awards stage.

James Taylor announced a new album

Entertainment - Thu, 01/23/2020 - 19:11
James Taylor announced he's releasing a new album with renditions of more than a dozen classic standards, including "Almost Like Being In Love," "Pennies from Heaven," "My Heart Stood Still" and "It's Only a Paper Moon."

Drummer Joey Kramer loses battle to play with Aerosmith at Grammys

Entertainment - Thu, 01/23/2020 - 19:07
Aerosmith drummer Joey Kramer won't get to play with the band at Grammy events this weekend, a Massachusetts court has decided.

Watching 'The Goop Lab' could turn you into a member of the Goop troop

Entertainment - Thu, 01/23/2020 - 17:25
I was prepared to hate-watch "The Goop Lab," the new Netflix docuseries from Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop lifestyle brand that chronicles a wide-range of wellness experiments.

Mount Vesuvius eruption: Extreme heat 'turned man's brain to glass'

Science & Nature - Thu, 01/23/2020 - 17:04
Experts say the man's brain, found in the Roman town of Herculaneum, was affected by extreme heat.

Lena Waithe and wife Alana Mayo split two months after marriage announcement

Entertainment - Thu, 01/23/2020 - 15:38
Two months after revealing they secretly married, Lena Waithe and Alana Mayo have split.

'Star Trek: Picard' slowly goes where the franchise has gone before

Entertainment - Thu, 01/23/2020 - 14:31
The term "fan service" implies that a project bends over backwards to mollify its core audience. Yet the warm rush of nostalgia is clearly the best recommendation for "Star Trek: Picard" -- the latest spinoff beamed up by CBS All Access -- a show that slowly goes where the franchise has gone before.

Brad Pitt is the new toastmaster of awards season

Entertainment - Thu, 01/23/2020 - 14:25
How much do we love Brad Pitt?

Dust and rain causes delays at Australian Open

World - Thu, 01/23/2020 - 12:27
Play was delayed at the Australian Open on Thursday after dust was spread across Melbourne Park's outside courts.

Landmark ruling on Rohignya genocide

World - Thu, 01/23/2020 - 11:38
The top court of the United Nations has ordered Myanmar to prevent acts of genocide against the country's persecuted Rohingya minority and to stop destroying evidence, in a landmark case at The Hague.

Snakes could be the source of deadly virus outbreak

World - Thu, 01/23/2020 - 11:32
Snakes -- the Chinese krait and the Chinese cobra -- may be the original source of the newly discovered coronavirus that has triggered an outbreak of a deadly infectious respiratory illness in China this winter.
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