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Simon Cowell looks different after going vegan

Entertainment - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 16:51
People have noticed that Simon Cowell is looking a bit different these days.

Essential movies of the 1930s and '40s, from 'King Kong' to 'The Heiress'

Entertainment - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 16:27
The year 1939 alone -- considered perhaps the best in cinematic history -- provides an exhaustive list of "essential" movies, although the 1930s and '40s offer a target-rich environment of titles whose influence and impact have rippled across the decades.

Greta Thunberg: Caroline Lucas reports Arron Banks to Twitter

Science & Nature - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 15:42
Brexit campaigner Arron Banks says his tweet about "freak yachting accidents" was a joke.

Triathletes disqualified for holding hands

World - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 15:19
Two British triathletes were disqualified from an Olympics qualification race in Tokyo for crossing the finish line hand-in-hand.

Hong Kong spends billions to avert recession

World - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 14:09
Hong Kong is pumping billions of dollars into its economy in a bid to avert a recession as the city's political crisis disrupts business and slams financial markets.

Jennie Garth traces her path from Kelly Taylor to calling the shots

Entertainment - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 13:26
If you're wondering why the lives of the stars of "Beverly Hills 90210" are such disasters on the follow-up series "BH90210," you have Jennie Garth to blame.

Jet crash-lands in field after striking flock of gulls

World - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 11:33
A Russian passenger jet flew into a flock of birds then crash-landed in a cornfield just outside a Moscow airport, according to Russia's Federal Air Transport Agency.

Is Hong Kong still safe to visit?

World - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 10:05
Over the past 10 weeks, shocking images have emerged from Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests: tear gas has been fired outside shops, protesters and police have clashed in dramatic face-offs, and thousands of demonstrators occupied the city's airport.

Mob violence tests limits in Hong Kong

World - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 09:36

Missing teen may have died from starvation and stress, say police

World - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 09:11
Malaysian police say 15-year-old Nora Quoirin, who went missing from a jungle resort, died from intestinal bleeding caused by starvation and stress.

Top soccer coach: Equal pay 'ridiculous'

World - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 08:31
Football coach and former player Frank de Boer has been criticized for calling equal pay at international level a "ridiculous" idea.

Do we need to worry about banana blight?

Science & Nature - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 07:35
A fungal banana disease that experts describe as a serious threat to production has reached Colombia.

Jeremy Corbyn threatens no-confidence vote to stop no-deal Brexit

World - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 23:41
UK opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn has set out his plan to stop Boris Johnson from leading the country into what many fear could be a catastrophic 'no-deal' Brexit.

Dr Becky: The Oxford University YouTube astrophysicist

Science & Nature - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 23:15
'Dr Becky' receives thousands of views on her YouTube channel which answers questions about the universe.

'13 Reasons Why' trailer asks who killed Bryce Walker

Entertainment - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 21:20
When it premiered in 2017, Netflix's "13 Reasons Why" drew headlines for its unflinching modernization of the whodunnit trope: Who bullied and abused high-schooler Hannah so much that she died by suicide? The answer was nuanced and complicated as it showed that some were more culpable than others.

'This Is Us' cast promises the unexpected in Season 4

Entertainment - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 20:56
Admit it: Over the summer you've missed the laughter, tears and dramas of everyday life "This Is Us" provides on a weekly basis.

Todd and Julie Chrisley in custody after indictment on tax evasion and fraud

Entertainment - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 20:48
Reality television stars Todd and Julie Chrisley are in custody in Georgia, one day after they were indicted on tax evasion and fraud charges, according to the Northern District of Georgia attorney's office.

Spaceplane gets a ride for space station trips

Science & Nature - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 20:23
Dream Chaser will launch into orbit on the future Vulcan rocket for re-supply flights to the space station.

Mount Everest: Climbers set to face new rules after deadly season

Science & Nature - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 20:09
Only experienced mountaineers should be climbing the world's highest peak, a Nepali panel recommends.
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