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37 killed in bomb attack on Indian paramilitary police

World - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 04:32
At least 40 people were killed Thursday afternoon when a bomb exploded near a convoy of Indian paramilitary personnel in Indian-controlled Kashmir, according to Kashmir police.

Chicago police say person questioned in connection with Jussie Smollett attack has been on 'Empire'

Entertainment - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 03:01
One of the two men investigators have questioned as persons of interest in the alleged attack on actor Jussie Smollett has appeared on the show "Empire," Chicago Police Spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said Thursday.

Unexpected history of the Sikh turban

World - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 02:26
Growing up in Southall, West London, where many of Britain's Sikhs settled after moving to the UK, the turban was all around us: at home, in the gurdwara, on the street. It is Sikhs' most identifiable feature.

Jussie Smollett gives details about his attack and says he's 'forever changed'

Entertainment - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 02:23
Jussie Smollett gave his first detailed account to "Good Morning America" Thursday of what he says was a hate crime against him and the aftermath.

LIGO gravitational waves: Black hole detectors to get upgrade

Science & Nature - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 00:47
The UK and US governments announce a £25m project to improve the sensitivity of the LIGO facilities.

Australian couple grows giant vegetable

World - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 00:38
An Australian couple staved off pests for more than nine months to grow a giant cabbage almost as big as a person.

Trump admin pushes for tougher action on Iran

World - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 23:46
US and Israeli leaders continued to push for confrontation with Iran at the Warsaw ministerial meeting on Middle East security Thursday, strongly criticizing Europe as they did so.

'Clean slate' for soccer player who went to jail for sex with minor

World - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 22:14
A US soccer club is defending its decision to reward a footballer with a new contract, despite the player serving 45 days in jail for having sex with an underage girl.

May dealt another humiliating Brexit defeat

World - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 21:19
British Prime Minister Theresa May was dealt another humiliating defeat Thursday as lawmakers voted against the latest incarnation of her Brexit plan.

Academy clarifies plans for Oscars

Entertainment - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 20:34
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is reportedly trying to quell controversy regarding the upcoming Oscars.

Cambridge anglers win fish loss compensation

Science & Nature - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 20:12
Anglian Water admits ammonia discharge from a recycling unit killed big bream in the River Cam.

Judge rules for testing DNA of fertility doctor suspected of fathering up to 200 children

World - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 18:37
A fertility doctor suspected to have fathered scores of people by secretly swapping donors' sperm for his own will have his DNA tested, after a Dutch court supported a legal challenge by 22 of his potential children.

Chernobyl: The end of a three-decade experiment

Science & Nature - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 17:49
The abandoned Chernobyl exclusion zone could be about to change for the first time since the world's worst nuclear disaster.

Trade fights are pushing the global economy ever closer to the edge

World - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 17:27
Mark your calendars. The world has just a few weeks to avert a dangerous slowdown in the global economy.

Chemicals 'repair damaged neurons in mice'

Science & Nature - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 16:30
Some early studies in mice suggest drugs can be developed to halt mental decline, say scientists.

Giant dinosaur footprints discovered

World - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 15:57
A trail of dinosaur footprints has been discovered in Queensland, just in time for them to be relocated and saved from the floods that have been tearing through the Australian state.

'Umbrella Academy' joins battle of messed-up super-teams

Entertainment - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 14:52
HBO has "Watchmen" coming, but in terms of dysfunction super-teams, it's about to have plenty of company.

Kristoff St. John's ex-wife reveals his final words to her

Entertainment - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 14:46
Kristoff St. John's ex-wife believes she knows what caused his death.

As questions linger around Jeff Bezos' explosive suggestions, identity of tabloid leaker is confirmed

Entertainment - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 12:33
The brother of the woman with whom Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos was in a relationship was the person who tipped off the National Enquirer to their relationship, two people with knowledge of the matter confirmed to CNN on Wednesday.

Search for Shackleton's lost Endurance ship called off

Science & Nature - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 12:15
Thick ice and a lost sub bring an end to the search for the famous Antarctic explorer's sunken polar yacht.
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