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A year into his second term, Modi is still the only game in town for India

World - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 05:23
It's been a year since Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was sworn in for a second term after securing a crushing victory, becoming the country's first leader since the 1970s to do so with a clear parliamentary majority.

Drive-in concerts may be the answer to the summer shows you're missing

Entertainment - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 23:31
Missing live music? There may be a solution coming to a parking lot near you.

Denzel Washington called 'good Samaritan' after coming to aid of distressed man

Entertainment - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 23:17
Denzel Washington is being called a "good Samaritan" after coming to the aid of a man in distress in Los Angeles last week.

Twitter is now in completely uncharted waters

World - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 23:08
There is no turning back for Twitter now. The only way out is through.

Coronavirus: Belgian zoo comes back to life from lockdown

Science & Nature - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 23:07
After two months without visitors, Pairi Daiza is welcoming the public back, but in smaller numbers.

Madonna posted a video tribute to George Floyd, and it didn't go down well

Entertainment - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 17:42
Amid the widespread outrage over the death of Minneapolis security guard George Floyd, Madonna is coming under fire for a social media misstep.

Zookeeper mauled by lions in Australia

World - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 17:33
The 35-year-old woman has been hospitalized after being bitten in the head and neck in what one paramedic called an "extremely vicious" attack at Shoalhaven Zoo, according to CNN affiliate 9 News Australia.

'Parks and Rec' star donates proceeds from his comedy specials to America's Food Fund

World - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 15:54
Nick Offerman wants to help keep people fed during the coronavirus pandemic.

Nick Offerman will donate proceeds of his comedy specials to America's Food Fund

Entertainment - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 15:54
Nick Offerman wants to help keep people fed during the coronavirus pandemic.

6 companies that filed for bankruptcy in May

World - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 15:13
Temporary store closures. Near-zero travel demand. People shopping online even more as they're stuck home. It was the perfect storm for bankruptcy for some of the country's most recognizable consumer brands -- and several have filed recently.

Juice Wrld's new posthumous song released

Entertainment - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 14:26
More music has been released by Juice Wrld.

Lady Gaga's 'Chromatica' debuts

Entertainment - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 14:06
It's finally here!

'Quiz' has the right answer for ITV's 'Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?' scandal

Entertainment - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 14:03
A 2001 cheating scandal on "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" would have been an enormous story in the U.S., except that the news broke in the U.K. almost immediately after the Sept. 11 terror attacks. The under-covered aspect of the story brings an extra level of deliciousness to "Quiz," a three-part AMC miniseries that -- final answer -- is well worth the time.

'Space Force' doesn't quite liftoff

Entertainment - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 13:38
Reuniting Steve Carell and "The Office" producer Greg Daniels, "Space Force" carries such an impressive payload -- from the star-heavy cast to the concept -- it's a shame the actual show isn't better. As is, this too-broad parody has sporadic moments but consistently feels like it's trying way too hard to achieve liftoff, like an "Airplane!" movie gone wrong.

Doctors thank doctors on the pandemic frontlines

World - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 12:41
Medical workers deserve huge applause and gratitude for putting their lives on the line to save others during the pandemic. Despite making huge sacrifices, these doctors and their families would also like to say "thank you" to those who are also making a difference on the frontlines.

Climate change: 'Stunning' seafloor ridges record Antarctic retreat

Science & Nature - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 11:58
Scientists are learning just how fast the ice margin of Antarctica can retreat in a warming world.

Renault to slash 14,600 jobs

World - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 10:43
Renault is slashing 14,600 jobs as part of a major overhaul deigned to reduce costs and help the French carmaker survive the coronavirus pandemic. Some 4,600 positions will be eliminated in France, with 10,000 more in other markets.

An app prepares farmers for drought

World - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 08:05
An app is combining weather station data with the traditional knowledge of African farmers to predict droughts.
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