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Molly Ringwald crowns a new teen queen

Entertainment - 32 min 7 sec ago
Molly Ringwald's name is synonymous with the '80s and teenage angst.

Zimbabwe shuts down internet as UN slams military crackdown

World - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 22:36
Zimbabweans spent most of Friday without internet after the government ordered the country's biggest mobile operator to shut down service again.

R. Kelly's former manager, James Mason, surrenders to sheriff

Entertainment - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 22:07
James Mason, the former manager for singer R. Kelly, surrendered to authorities in Georgia on Friday, law enforcement officials tell CNN.

Ariana Grande drops '7 rings'

Entertainment - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 20:38
Ariana Grande makes one thing clear in her latest single: She doesn't need a man.

'The Punisher' continues 30-year trail of screen carnage

Entertainment - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 19:01
"The Punisher" returns on Netflix this week, marking a full 30 years of on-screen carnage for the Marvel Comics vigilante -- leaving a trail littered with bodies, and questions about why filmmakers keep returning to an antihero whose brand of justice is so clearly rooted in the past.

Tesla cuts 3,000 jobs as Musk cites 'difficult' future

World - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 16:47
Tesla has announced plans to cut its full-time workforce by 7% as it works to increase Model 3 production.

Gladys Knight gets slammed for Super Bowl gig

Entertainment - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 15:24
Gladys Knight's decision to sing the National Anthem at the Super Bowl has stirred controversy.

Marie Kondo doesn't really want you to throw away your books

Entertainment - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 14:48
Bibliophiles can turn the page on being mad at Marie Kondo now.

'Black Monday' yields poor return on investment

Entertainment - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 14:37
"Black Monday" squanders an impressive portfolio of assets, starting with its cast of Don Cheadle, Regina Hall and Andrew Rannells. A peculiar series that uses the historic stock-market crash of Oct. 19, 1987 as its backdrop -- and mystery -- the Showtime comedy doesn't entirely go bust, but as a viewing proposition, offers a poor return on investment.

Why is China blurring men's ears?

World - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 10:52
Chinese TV personality Jing Boran has something on his ear that authorities don't want you to see.

Kim's envoy brings letter for Trump

World - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 08:56
North Korea's lead negotiator in nuclear talks with the US, Kim Yong Chol, arrived in Washington Thursday, just hours after President Donald Trump rolled out a new missile defense strategy that appears to contradict his own claim that Pyongyang is no longer a nuclear threat.

Internet shutdowns aren't just Africa's problem. They're happening worldwide

World - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 07:40
When Hong Kong police fired tear gas at peaceful pro-democracy protesters in 2014, the news moved swiftly through social media. Photos and videos of mostly student demonstrators being gassed helped fuel the outrage that ultimately drove hundreds of thousands of people into the streets.

Roads melt in Australia's record heatwave

World - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 07:17
An extreme heatwave already breaking records across Australia is expected to peak in many parts of the country Friday, with temperatures forecast to stay above 40 degrees Celsius (104 F) for the sixth day in a row.

Indian woman becomes first to climb male-only mountain

World - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 00:26
A woman in southern India has become the first to climb a sacred mountain after a court lifted a local custom that prohibited females from scaling the peak.

'Glass' half full: 'Unbreakable' sequel yields split decision

Entertainment - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 23:13
"Split" was a surprise hit for director M. Night Shyamalan, but its most satisfying gambit came in unexpectedly setting up a sequel to his 2000 thriller "Unbreakable." The result, "Glass," isn't a breakthrough, but proves just clever enough to come out on the right side of a split decision.

'Surviving R. Kelly' is resonating more because of #MeToo

Entertainment - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 22:41
There was a moment at a press conference this week when Faith Rodgers was asked what she'd want to say to R. Kelly if he was watching.
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