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Chase Rice criticized for packed concert

Entertainment - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 13:15
Country singer Chase Rice is facing criticism from his fellow musicians after video of a concert this weekend showed a large group of attendees squeezed in together and not wearing face coverings.

$84M painting smashes sales expectations in virtual auction

World - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 13:08
A Francis Bacon triptych sold for over $84 million during a virtual auction at Sotheby's, on what was an encouraging -- and highly unusual -- evening for the coronavirus-hit art market.

Mystery over monster star's vanishing act

Science & Nature - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 12:44
A huge star has disappeared - did it become a black hole?

Ex-French PM sentenced to 5 years in jail

World - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 10:21
Former French Prime Minister François Fillon, his wife Penelope, and his former assistant Marc Joulaud, have been found guilty of misappropriation of public funds, complicity and concealment by the Paris tribunal.

Swansea tidal energy: Hopes of backing for Dragon Island plan

Science & Nature - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 10:08
Ministers open to discussion about plans for a dragon-shaped tidal energy island off Swansea Bay.

Doctor: Even our best models didn't predict what we're seeing now

World - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 09:40
CNN's David McKenzie reports from a recreational center in South Africa converted into a field hospital as the country grapples with the worst coronavirus outbreak in Africa.

EU to reopen borders -- but probably not to Americans

World - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 08:39
• LIVE: India to loosen restrictions as cases soar • China locks down 400K people over 18 cases • US patients crossing into Mexico for care

Russia's brazen spy agency has got form

World - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 08:29
For an intelligence service that is supposed to operate in the shadows, the GRU seems to attract a lot of headlines.

Flu virus with 'pandemic potential' found in China

Science & Nature - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 07:40
The new strain, scientists say, is carried by pigs but can infect humans and requires close monitoring.

India bans TikTok amid rising China tensions

World - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 02:26
India is banning TikTok and several other well-known Chinese apps, saying they pose a "threat to sovereignty and integrity," in the latest indication of escalating tensions between the two countries.

How BET pulled off the awards show we all needed

Entertainment - Mon, 06/29/2020 - 22:28
The BET Awards have always showcased Black America's entertainment and culture, but, amid a global pandemic and racial justice movement, this year was different.

Lululemon is buying fitness startup Mirror for $500 million

World - Mon, 06/29/2020 - 22:13
As the appeal of at-home workouts has become more ubiquitous during the pandemic, Lululemon, the athletic apparel company, is going all in on the craze.

Netflix announces Ava DuVernay-led series on Colin Kaepernick

Entertainment - Mon, 06/29/2020 - 21:32
Colin Kaepernick's life story is headed to Netflix.

Coronavirus: Worst could be yet to come, WHO warns

Science & Nature - Mon, 06/29/2020 - 20:18
The pandemic "is not even close to being over", the World Health Organization's chief says.
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