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AstraZeneca's Oxford coronavirus vaccine is 70% effective on average, data shows

World - Mon, 11/23/2020 - 13:37
Drugmaker AstraZeneca announced on Monday that its experimental coronavirus vaccine has shown an average efficacy of 70% in its large scale trials -- the latest of several vaccine trials worldwide to post their results this month.

Taylor Swift broke her own AMAs record and explained why she couldn't be there

Entertainment - Mon, 11/23/2020 - 13:03
Taylor Swift took the crown from Taylor Swift at the American Music Awards and had quite the explanation for not being at the show.

'They messed with the wrong generation': How young people shook up politics in Peru

World - Mon, 11/23/2020 - 11:02
A political giant is stirring in Peru -- and it isn't the new president.

Trump seemingly at odds with other world leaders at G20 summit

World - Mon, 11/23/2020 - 10:59
President Donald Trump railed against the Paris climate accord and touted US oil and natural gas production during a virtual session focused on safeguarding the environment on the final day of the G20 summit. CNN's Nic Robertson reports from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

China's Xi Jinping is pushing for a global Covid QR code. He may struggle to convince the world

World - Mon, 11/23/2020 - 09:09
Chinese President Xi Jinping is pushing for a global Covid-19 tracking system using QR codes, to help fast-track international travel and business during the coronavirus pandemic.

Covid vaccine update: When will one be ready?

Science & Nature - Mon, 11/23/2020 - 08:24
Hopes are rising that an effective vaccine against Covid-19 will be available soon.

Justin Bieber and Shawn Mendes gave us dual heartthrob AMA opening

Entertainment - Mon, 11/23/2020 - 05:31
Oh Canada, two of your biggest stars opened the American Music Awards Sunday night.

Bob Dylan lyrics, letters sell for nearly half a million dollars

Entertainment - Mon, 11/23/2020 - 03:34
A collection of Bob Dylan memorabilia including letters, unpublished lyrics and handwritten lyrics to "Blowin' in the wind" have sold for nearly half a million dollars, auctioneers say.

Megan Thee Stallion gave us 'Body' on the AMAs

Entertainment - Mon, 11/23/2020 - 03:00
It didn't matter that Megan Thee Stallion couldn't rap all the words during Sunday night's American Music Awards (thanks, censors) -- because she still killed it.

Fur industry faces uncertain future due to Covid

Science & Nature - Mon, 11/23/2020 - 00:15
Denmark's mass mink cull after a coronavirus outbreak at farms leaves the industry in the spotlight.

Get ready for the 2020 American Music Awards

Entertainment - Sun, 11/22/2020 - 23:36
The 2020 American Music Awards are on Sunday night, and here's what's in store for music fans.

Ethiopian PM issues 72-hour deadline for Tigrayan forces to surrender

World - Sun, 11/22/2020 - 21:00
• Town 'covered with corpses:' Refugees flee Ethiopia massacre to Sudan

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez praises Harry Styles for wearing a dress on the cover of Vogue

Entertainment - Sun, 11/22/2020 - 20:54
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez praised Harry Styles for donning a dress on the cover of Vogue, calling it "wonderful."

Trump is in an unprecedented streak of silence

World - Sun, 11/22/2020 - 19:15
President Donald Trump has not answered a single question from the press since Election Day.

Europe's richest country is running out of ICU beds

World - Sun, 11/22/2020 - 14:08
Germany was seen as a beacon for other European countries during the first coronavirus wave and hailed for one of the world's best health care systems. But it is now beginning to struggle with more severe infections than at any other point during the pandemic.

China seeks to retrieve first Moon rocks since 1970s

Science & Nature - Sun, 11/22/2020 - 11:53
The Chang'e-5 probe is hoping to assist in better understanding the Moon's origin and formation.

The spiritual mysteries of 'The Mandalorian'

Entertainment - Sun, 11/22/2020 - 10:21
In Disney's hit show "The Mandalorian," the title character has defeated a dragon, massive ice spiders and a horde of ugly squid-face creatures called Quarren.

China is launching a space mission to collect the first rocks from the moon in 40 years

World - Sun, 11/22/2020 - 07:01
China plans to launch an unmanned spacecraft to the moon this week to bring back lunar rocks -- the first attempt by any nation to retrieve samples from Earth's natural satellite since the 1970s.

The Indonesian meteorite which didn't sell for $1.8m

Science & Nature - Sun, 11/22/2020 - 00:56
You saw the headlines of a $1.8m meteorite? Here's the real story and it's just as fascinating.
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