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Sexist ads banned over gender stereotypes

World - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 11:27
An advertisement juxtaposing male astronauts with a woman sitting by a stroller, and another depicting two hapless dads, are the first casualties of a British ban on gender stereotypes in advertising.

Todd and Julie Chrisley indicted on tax evasion charges

Entertainment - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 10:50
Reality TV stars Todd and Julie Chrisley were indicted on Tuesday by a grand jury on tax evasion charges by the Northern District of Georgia.

Officer appears to draw weapon after protesters beat him

World - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 09:06
Video taken by the Wall Street Journal's Mike Bird appears to show an officer pull a weapon on protesters who were assaulting him during demonstrations at Hong Kong's international airport.

'Human-sized penguin' lived in New Zealand

Science & Nature - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 06:51
The animal, dubbed "monster penguin" by Canterbury Museum, stood around 1.6m (5ft 3in) tall.

Cardi B and Bernie Sanders talk jobs, wages and the economy

Entertainment - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 05:33
Cardi B met with presidential candidate Bernie Sanders to discuss wages, unions and jobs.

Israeli flight attendant dies after contracting measles

World - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 04:25
An Israeli flight attendant and mother of three has died of measles.

Astronaut Luca Parmitano plays DJ set from International Space Station

Science & Nature - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 03:52
Luca Parmitano played from the International Space Station to a cruise ship in the Mediterranean Sea.

Quentin Tarantino defends his depiction of Bruce Lee in 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood'

Entertainment - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 02:06
Quentin Tarantino has come under fire for the depiction of martial arts legend Bruce Lee in his new film "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood."

Deforestation: What’s wrong with planting new forests?

Science & Nature - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 23:41
Planting trees can sometimes actually do more harm than good to the environment. Here's why.

Hong Kong leader's stark warning

World - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 23:10
Hong Kong's airport has been thrown into chaos for the second day in a row, with all check-ins suspended and dozens of outgoing flights canceled.

Is the bystander effect a myth?

Science & Nature - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 22:55
A study of CCTV footage from around the world suggests there are more Good Samaritans out there than we think.

Explosion may have revealed some of Putin's deepest secrets

World - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 22:32
An explosion in northern Russia may have exposed secret information about the country's nuclear facilities. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

Black squirrels the result of 'interbreeding' grey squirrels, study finds

Science & Nature - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 21:24
Black squirrels evolved when greys and fox squirrels historically bred, Cambridge researchers find.

LA Opera to investigate sexual harassment allegations against Placido Domingo

Entertainment - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 21:13
Placido Domingo is disputing allegations of sexual harassment against him and says he recognizes there are new rules today that are "very different than they were in the past."

Whitney Cummings shuts down efforts to extort her over photo

Entertainment - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 19:21
Whitney Cummings is taking a public approach to dealing with internet scum and making it clear she won't be bullied.

See the star-studded first trailer for 'Little Women'

Entertainment - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 18:43
"This is Meg, Amy, Beth and Jo."

737 Max crisis could destroy Boeing's plans for new plane

World - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 18:20
Problems with Boeing's 737 Max killed 346 people. The plane's grounding has cost the company billions of dollars and caused problems for airlines around the globe.

'Dark Crystal' prequel series gets new trailer

Entertainment - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 17:17
At the end of this month, a new chapter will be added to "The Dark Crystal" story beloved by many.
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