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Tencent is finding ways to beat its gaming slump

World - Wed, 05/15/2019 - 12:05
Financial services and cloud computing are helping Tencent overcome a slump in its gaming business.

Antarctic revealed in sharper 3D view

Science & Nature - Wed, 05/15/2019 - 11:52
The European satellite measuring the shape of the White Continent is now working at higher resolution.

UK TV show canceled 'for good' after guest's death

World - Wed, 05/15/2019 - 11:35
British broadcaster ITV has permanently canceled production of The Jeremy Kyle Show after a guest died shortly after taping an episode.

No race or civilization is superior: China's Xi

World - Wed, 05/15/2019 - 09:32
Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged countries not to "close their doors and hide behind them" in his first major public speech since US President Donald Trump raised tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods amid an escalating trade war.

Olive tree killer disease still poses risk to Europe

Science & Nature - Wed, 05/15/2019 - 09:08
A disease posing a "very serious threat" to the EU's olive industry still poses a real threat to southern European producers, say experts.

Crazy history of the 'Back to the Future' car

World - Wed, 05/15/2019 - 08:01
The unpainted stainless steel body, the gull-wing doors, the rear-mounted engine. When John DeLorean set out to create his own sports car, he knew these features would set it apart from everything else.

Australia's first openly gay male soccer player

World - Wed, 05/15/2019 - 06:12
An Australian sportsman has become the country's first professional male soccer player to come out as openly gay.

Tim Conway, star of the 'Carol Burnett Show,' dies at 85

Entertainment - Wed, 05/15/2019 - 04:46
Actor and comedian Tim Conway, best known for his work on "The Carol Burnett Show," died on Tuesday morning in Los Angeles, according to his publicist.

Terry Bradshaw apologizes for racially insensitive remark about Ken Jeong

Entertainment - Wed, 05/15/2019 - 04:17
Terry Bradshaw is trying to walk back an offensive comment he made during Fox's upfront presentation on Monday.

Climate change: Bafta calls for more environment plot lines on TV

Science & Nature - Wed, 05/15/2019 - 04:15
New research by Bafta found references to "climate change" lag far behind "beer" or "sex" in UK TV shows.

Iran accuses US of escalating tensions

World - Wed, 05/15/2019 - 03:36

ABC is not thinking of replacing Constance Wu after renewal backlash

Entertainment - Wed, 05/15/2019 - 01:50
Constance Wu is not in danger of losing her job on "Fresh Off the Boat," according to ABC president Karey Burke.

Ardern says she does not understand lax US gun laws

World - Wed, 05/15/2019 - 01:43
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she does "not understand" why the United States has not passed stronger gun laws in the aftermath of mass shooting events.

How cities could save endangered species

World - Wed, 05/15/2019 - 01:12
As the world gets warmer, many species are clinging to survival by fleeing their natural habitats in search of new homes.

Meet the Arctic farmer hoping to make his town more sustainable

Science & Nature - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 23:17
How is this man growing vegetables in the most northerly major human settlement on Earth.

Stan Lee's former manager is charged with elder abuse

Entertainment - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 21:53
A man who claimed to be a manager and caretaker for Stan Lee has been charged with abusing the late Marvel Comics legend.

Why bitcoin hit $8,000 again

World - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 21:31
Bitcoin just surged past $8,000 on Tuesday, hitting its highest mark since last July. It tapered off slightly by mid-afternoon, but is still trading at its highest level in nearly a year.

Colbert mocks Trump's tariff tweet with '90s hit

Entertainment - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 21:10
Late-night hosts invoked "Game of Thrones" and Taco Bell to mock President Donald Trump's latest trade war with China.

May will put her Brexit deal to a vote -- for the fourth time

World - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 20:57
Can't wait to see what happens in the UK's Brexit saga? A new vote on an exit deal proposed by Theresa May now has a date: the week of June 3—the same week that Donald Trump begins his controversial state visit to the country.

Marvel got a lot of love in MTV Movie & TV Awards nominations

Entertainment - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 20:07
The nominations for the MTV Movie & TV Awards have nothing but love for heroes real and costumed.
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