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Samsung's first 5G phone is out

World - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 20:04
It's a big day for the future of wireless internet connectivity.

Filipino ambassador recalled over trash row

World - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 20:02
The Philippines has recalled its ambassador to Canada in an escalating row after Ottawa missed a deadline and failed to reclaim garbage shipped to Manila about six years ago, the country's presidential spokesperson said.

How to make your wedding vows 'Grey's Anatomy'-good

Entertainment - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 19:45
To help get myself into bride mode after my engagement a few months ago, I rewatched all of my favorite TV wedding episodes -- from "Grey's Anatomy" and "ER" to "Friends" and "Parks and Recreation."

More women CEOs in Fortune 500 than ever before

World - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 19:32
Next month, there will be more women CEOs of Fortune 500 companies than ever before, according to Fortune.

There's no need to #FreeBritney, say people close to the singer

Entertainment - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 19:30
Britney Spears is in more control of her life and health than some of her supporters seem to believe, two sources close to the singer tell CNN.

Free sex vouchers to 'curb rape'?

World - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 18:02
It's one of those stories you couldn't make up -- except someone did. It said the German government gives migrants free coupons for prostitutes, and the Greek government could follow suit.

Huawei: 'All options are on the table'

World - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 17:36
Huawei said Thursday it has not ruled out legal action to resolve a growing crisis with the Trump administration following the Commerce Department's decision Wednesday to place the Chinese tech giant on a trading blacklist.

7 fall shows to get excited about

Entertainment - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 17:26
In a year that has fewer new fall shows coming to broadcast television than any year in recent memory, being designated a "highly anticipated show" is a little like winning a ten-person marathon: you're all top 10.

Goldman Sachs makes biggest acquisition in 20 years

World - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 16:38
Goldman Sachs just made its first M&A splash of the David Solomon era, scooping up United Capital in a bid to beef up its wealth-management business.

'Riverdale' creator explains how season finale dealt with Luke Perry's character

Entertainment - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 15:36
Viewers of the "Riverdale" Season 3 finale had some surprises, but not one some were expecting.

Money from Nipsey Hussle and DJ Khaled's new song, "Higher," will go to slain rapper's kids

Entertainment - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 15:19
The marathon continues, DJ Khaled says, announcing on Instagram that his upcoming album will include a track with Nipsey Hussle and that all the money from the song will go to the slain rapper's children.

Bedbugs survived the dinosaur extinction event

Science & Nature - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 15:04
The much-maligned bedbug has been around for 115 million years - since dinosaurs ruled the Earth.

Sarah Jessica Parker slams tabloid over speculating her marriage is in trouble

Entertainment - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 14:53
Sarah Jessica Parker is defending her marriage.

Finding the beauty in America's mundanity

World - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 14:48
Stephen Shore's remarkable career started early. Born in New York in 1947, he was given his first photography set at six. When he was 14, the trailblazing fashion photographer Edward Steichen -- then a curator at the Museum of Modern Art in New York -- purchased three of his photos. By 17, he was a regular at Andy Warhol's infamous Factory, photographing the artist and the eccentric personalities who surrounded him.

This startup is building flying taxis to cost about the same as normal taxis

World - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 14:22
A flying taxi that you can order through an app? This German company plans to make that a reality in the next six years.

Michael Jackson's sons launch YouTube movie review show

Entertainment - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 14:07
Fresh off of graduating from college, Prince Jackson has joined his brother in launching a YouTube show.

Intimate photos of Royal Ballet dancers

World - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 13:51
In 2004, London-born photographer Mary McCartney enjoyed six months of unrestricted access to the Royal Ballet, capturing young dancers from the corps as they prepared backstage at the Royal Opera House, relaxed at home and enjoyed the city's nightlife. These intimate portraits of an all-consuming art form comprise McCartney's celebrated ballet-behind-the-scenes photo series "Off Pointe."

Six things 'Game of Thrones' can learn from past series finales

Entertainment - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 13:28
"Game of Thrones" comes to an end this Sunday, amid a level of hoopla reserved for TV's elite few. Still, it's hardly the first show to evoke a passionate response, or have the opportunity to craft an ending that's sure to be analyzed, dissected and debated for years to come.

Artificial life form given 'synthetic DNA'

Science & Nature - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 13:23
UK scientists have created an artificial version of the stomach bug E. coli that is based on an entirely synthetic form of DNA.
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