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Madonna vows to sing at Eurovision, despite calls for boycott

Entertainment - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 13:48
Madonna intends to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest final in Tel Aviv, Israel, this weekend, despite calls by activists for her to boycott the event, the singer said Tuesday.

Muhammad Ali doc 'What's My Name' is good but not great

Entertainment - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 13:47
Muhammad Ali was as gifted in communicating with his mouth as his fists, making him a prime candidate for an expansive documentary like "What's My Name / Muhammad Ali," HBO's two-part exploration of his life and career. It's highly watchable, even if director Antoine Fuqua's strict reliance on archival material to tell the story somewhat blunts its punch.

The theory behind what Kim and Kanye will name their new baby

Entertainment - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 13:44
Kim Kardashian West's followers are a bunch of amateur detectives.

Melissa McCarthy is replacing Steve Harvey on 'Little Big Shots'

Entertainment - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 13:40
Steve Harvey is losing another one of his gigs.

Jakobshavn Isbrae: Mighty Greenland glacier slams on brakes

Science & Nature - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 10:10
Jakobshavn Isbrae - the likely originator of the Titanic iceberg - goes into an unexpected quiet mode.

The trade war is coming at a terrible time for Boeing

World - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 08:16
Boeing is the largest American exporter, and China is its most important export market. The China-US trade war is not good news for the already troubled company.

Marathon leader directed the wrong way

World - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 07:54
A Chinese marathon official has been banned for a year after he redirected an elite runner away from the finish line, in a mistake that almost changed the outcome of the race.

'Game of Thrones' recap: Ooh, burn!

Entertainment - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 07:35
If someone asks you about what happened this week on that little dragon show you watch, you are more than allowed to just scream at full volume for an hour and 20 minutes. Because that's what this episode was. Just one, long 80-minute "AAAAHHH!!!."

Butterfly temperature research 'could boost survival chances'

Science & Nature - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 07:23
Conservationists hope the results will help them understand how butterflies survive in a warming climate.

Sudan protests turn violent

World - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 06:39
Unidentified attackers opened fire at a sit-in by pro-democracy demonstrators in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, Monday, as violence returned to the Northeast African country following the removal of President Omar al-Bashir last month.

Viewers may have caught another 'Game of Thrones' editing error -- but not in the episode

Entertainment - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 05:00
Jaime and Cersei Lannister shared a poetic reunion on this week's "Game of Thrones" -- but the day after the final season's fifth episode aired, fans spotted something not quite as magical.

Chinese aid arrives in Venezuela

World - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 03:23

Bill Nye says it's time to grow up and realize the planet is on fire

Entertainment - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 00:18
Bill Nye wants to remind you of the seriousness of global warming and he's not mincing words.

Missy Elliot, Alex Lacamoire and Justin Timberlake can now call themselves doctors

Entertainment - Mon, 05/13/2019 - 20:38
Fresh-faced college seniors aren't the only ones being honored this graduation season.

3 production companies say they won't film in Georgia over abortion law

Entertainment - Mon, 05/13/2019 - 19:53
Hollywood has been outspoken against a controversial Georgia abortion law, and now the heads of three production companies are saying they will not film in the state.

Kate Gosselin returning to TV with dating show

Entertainment - Mon, 05/13/2019 - 18:58
After an almost a decade of being single, Kate Gosselin is ready to find love again.

US conservative 'destroyed' in BBC interview

World - Mon, 05/13/2019 - 18:36
American conservative commentator Ben Shapiro has admitted he was "destroyed" in a TV interview this week with British journalist Andrew Neil after being widely mocked for storming out of the debate and telling Neil: "I'm popular, and no one has ever heard of you."

Canada's second-largest airline goes private

World - Mon, 05/13/2019 - 17:41
WestJet, Canada's second largest airline, has agreed to be purchased by Canadian private equity firm Onex in a $5 billion deal.

US couple say Kenyan police took their 3-year-old boy

World - Mon, 05/13/2019 - 17:23
An American couple living in Nairobi, Kenya, is demanding answers after a 3-year-old boy in their custody, they say, was taken away by authorities last month without explanation.

We cannot evict birds with netting, say MPs

Science & Nature - Mon, 05/13/2019 - 16:49
A petition signed by 350,000 people calls for "netting" of trees and hedges to be a criminal offence.
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