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Violence-wracked Indonesian province calls for independence

World - Tue, 04/16/2019 - 00:01
As Indonesia's presidential candidates draw massive crowds to rallies across the country, leaders in the resource-rich but restive twin provinces of Papua and West Papua have called for an election boycott and their own vote to secede from the Southeast Asian archipelago-nation.

Stonehenge: DNA reveals origin of builders

Science & Nature - Mon, 04/15/2019 - 23:37
Ancestors of the people who built Stonehenge travelled west across the Mediterranean to get to Britain.

Call for unity in Sudan's uncertain path to democracy

World - Mon, 04/15/2019 - 23:16
Up until a week ago, people in Sudan were required a permit to play music late at night -- an indication of just how tightly President Omar al-Bashir held the country in his iron grip.

Wendy Williams breaks silence on divorce

Entertainment - Mon, 04/15/2019 - 18:32
Wendy Williams was her own hot topic on Monday.

US airstrike kills ISIS-Somalia's 'second in command'

World - Mon, 04/15/2019 - 18:28
The US military conducted an airstrike Sunday that killed Abdulhakim Dhuqub, a high ranking ISIS-Somalia official.

'This Is Us' creator's 'Game of Thrones' fan story reads like an episode of his show

Entertainment - Mon, 04/15/2019 - 17:54
True to form, a story shared by "This Is Us" creator Dan Fogelman ahead of Sunday's "Game of Thrones" premiere about author George R.R. Martin will bring tears to your eyes.

Venezuelan region crumbling despite its resources

World - Mon, 04/15/2019 - 17:03
The rising sun cuts through the haze, flickering behind the cables of the Rafael Urdaneta Bridge.

Climate change protesters block London roads

World - Mon, 04/15/2019 - 16:54
Thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of central London on Monday, blockading some of the UK capital's busiest roads and bridges, and gluing themselves to street furniture, to raise the alarm over a mounting climate crisis.

Bacton sand martins return to cliff burrows after nets removed

Science & Nature - Mon, 04/15/2019 - 16:35
The birds' nesting sites were blocked when netting was installed.

'Guava Island' finds love in a hopeful place

Entertainment - Mon, 04/15/2019 - 16:21
Donald Glover is way into using entertainment to get across a political message.

Tiger by numbers: A major victory that shook up golf

World - Mon, 04/15/2019 - 16:18
It was never meant to happen. And yet, it did. It was the major victory many had long since accepted would never happen again -- 3,955 days after his last major triumph.

Khloe Kardashian's baby, True Thompson, turns 1

Entertainment - Mon, 04/15/2019 - 16:00
Happy first birthday, True Thompson!

Madonna announces new album

Entertainment - Mon, 04/15/2019 - 15:51
Madonna is such a tease!

Ramsay's new 'authentic Asian' restaurant kicks off cultural appropriation row

World - Mon, 04/15/2019 - 15:36
Gordon Ramsay's newest London restaurant has become embroiled in a row over alleged cultural appropriation after an Asian food critic accused the celebrity chef of tokenism.

Liverpool marks 30 years since Hillsborough disaster

World - Mon, 04/15/2019 - 15:30
Liverpool will fall silent Monday to mark the 30th anniversary of the Hillsborough stadium disaster -- where 96 fans lost their lives.

Fukushima: Nuclear fuel rods removed

World - Mon, 04/15/2019 - 15:26
Eight years after a 9.0 magnitude earthquake triggered Japan's worst ever nuclear disaster, work has begun to remove spent fuel rods from a reactor that went into meltdown at Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station.

Europe's best small towns

World - Mon, 04/15/2019 - 15:22
With its pastoral landscapes, dramatic mountain peaks and spectacular coastal views, Central Europe has no shortage of picturesque scenery and destinations.

You now know something, Jon Snow

Entertainment - Mon, 04/15/2019 - 14:44
SPOILERS AHEAD: If you haven't watched Season 8, Episode 1 of "Game of Thrones," scramble onto your nearest dragon and fly away because this post is full of spoilers.
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