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Mikaela Shiffrin braves CNN quickfire quiz

World - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 10:27
Quiet night in or big night out? Heels or sneakers? Olympic gold or an overall World Cup title?

Why Japanese women are rebelling against Valentine's Day

World - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 10:05
Japanese women are rebelling against a decades-old Valentine's Day tradition that obliges them to give chocolates to men.

'The Brady Bunch' kids and HGTV want your help renovating iconic TV house

Entertainment - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 09:50
If your house is a throwback to the 1970s, if you collect antiques or if you are a superfan, then you just might be able to assist the now grown children of "The Brady Bunch" and HGTV.

Paying tribute to the nation's forests

Science & Nature - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 09:27
Britons are being urged to write a poem, letter or story to celebrate the woodlands of the UK.

Black panther: Rare animal caught on camera in Kenya

Science & Nature - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 07:54
It's claimed this is the first time the rare animal has been photographed in Africa in a century.

A not-so-funny story about blackface

Entertainment - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 03:21
Some of your favorite comedy stars and "Saturday Night Live" cast members have donned blackface and escaped major criticism for it.

India wants to make medical tourism a $9B industry by 2020

World - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 03:04
There are many reasons people go to India: the culture, the food, the weather. But in recent years, another factor drawing visitors is health care.

'I'm standing up for our planet'

Science & Nature - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 01:29
Every Friday morning, 13-year-old Holly Gillibrand skips school for an hour to demand more is done over climate change.

US Middle East conference expected to zero in on Iran

World - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 00:20
The US and Poland host a Middle East conference Thursday that's meant to address a broad range of security challenges, but looks set to be dominated by Iran, which has become a source of tension between the US and allies and is reportedly causing friction within the administration as well.

Greta Thunberg: The Swedish teen inspiring climate strikes

Science & Nature - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 00:03
Greta Thunberg spoke to the BBC in September, but since then she's become a global phenomenon.

'Alita' reunites 'Avatar' team in dim sci-fi action epic

Entertainment - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 23:14
Ambitious special effects run head first into a convoluted mess of a story in "Alita: Battle Angel," an expensive-looking sci-fi movie that bears the stamp of "Avatar" and "Titanic" director James Cameron, albeit as co-writer and producer. There are no icebergs here, but that doesn't prevent the movie from sinking under its own weight.

NASA's newest mission will study the origins of the universe

World - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 22:25
NASA has announced a two-year space mission to study the beginnings and evolution of the universe and determine how common the ingredients for life are within the planetary systems in our galaxy, the Milky Way.

Jussie Smollett set to give first TV interview since attack

Entertainment - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 22:07
"Empire" star Jussie Smollett admits to feeling frustrated and angry in his first TV interview since he reported being attacked on the streets of Chicago.

Spike Lee predicts 'BlacKkKlansman' willl be on the right side of history

Entertainment - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 21:18
Spike Lee's late grandmother, Zimmie Reatha Shelton, was an art teacher for 50 years in the state of Georgia.

Rapper 21 Savage released from ICE detention

Entertainment - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 21:15
Rapper 21 Savage was released from Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody Wednesday after spending more than a week in ICE detention, his attorney Charles Kuck said.

Nasa calls time on silent Opportunity Mars rover

Science & Nature - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 19:07
The 15-year mission of "Oppy" the robot is declared over after repeated failed attempts to contact it.

Meet Andy Cohen's new son

Entertainment - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 19:00
Andy Cohen is pleased with his son's full head of hair.

Smokey Robinson doubles down on his support for Jennifer Lopez

Entertainment - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 17:29
Smokey Robinson has doubled down on his support for Jennifer Lopez's inclusion in the Grammy Motown tribute.
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