Astronomers have found at least seven Earth-sized planets orbiting the same star 40 light-years away, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Nature. The findings were also announced at a news conference at NASA Headquarters in Washington.
After hosting a late night, post-Oscars special for the past 11 years, Jimmy Kimmel is taking his emcee skills to primetime on the Academy Awards. And he'll be the first to admit he's a little nervous about it.
For years, conservatives have railed against Hollywood's liberal political leanings, gleefully citing declining award-show ratings as proof that people were turned off by civics lectures from privileged stars.
When Beyoncé dropped her album "Lemonade" in April last year, it blew up the Internet and went platinum around the world. But for Somali poets across the diaspora it symbolized the rise of their art into the mainstream.
Russia hit back Wednesday over allegations it was involved in a failed coup in Montenegro and an attempt to assassinate the country's former Prime Minister, describing the claims as damaging to relations between the two nations.