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'Riverdale' creator says show will 'do better' after actor criticizes underuse of black characters on screen

Entertainment - 5 hours 11 min ago
The executive producer of CW's "Riverdale" has promised the show will "do better" after a cast member posted a message to social media that criticized television shows that underutilize black characters or portray them as criminals.

Hong Kong held a vigil that broke a government ban. See what it was like

World - 8 hours 37 min ago
Thousands in Hong Kong defied a police ban to gather in the city's Victoria Park and mark the 31st anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre. CNN's Ivan Watson reports.

Stephen Colbert calls out police tactics at protests

Entertainment - 8 hours 57 min ago
"Late Show" host Stephen Colbert is weighing in on the treatment of peaceful protestors at nationwide demonstrations against police brutality and systematic racism.

Why Ben & Jerry's statement on white supremacy is so extraordinary

World - 9 hours 7 min ago
Let there be no doubt where Ben & Jerry's stands.

UN launches push for net-zero emissions by 2050

Science & Nature - 9 hours 21 min ago
Businesses and city leaders are urged to back the Race to Zero campaign ahead of the COP26 summit in Glasgow next year.

Bruce Lee gets a fitting tribute, as 'Be Water' looks at Asians and Hollywood

Entertainment - 9 hours 33 min ago
Bruce Lee isn't an obvious fit for ESPN, beyond the fact lots of people enjoyed his action movies. Yet "Be Water" proves an excellent addition to the network's lineup of documentaries to fill the sports void, examining the martial-arts star's legacy and the circuitous, discrimination-marred path he followed to his too-short stardom.

Elisabeth Moss again outshines the movie as a troubled writer in 'Shirley'

Entertainment - 9 hours 37 min ago
Elisabeth Moss has a knack for being interesting even in so-so movies and continues to pick varied and challenging roles. Enter "Shirley," a strange, gothic look at "The Haunting of Hill House" author Shirley Jackson, which owes an overt debt to the mismatched couples -- young and wide eyed meets older and squabbling -- in "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"

Combat drone to compete against piloted plane

Science & Nature - 9 hours 42 min ago
The US Air Force will pit an advanced autonomous aircraft against a piloted plane in tests.

North Atlantic gannet found on Norfolk trampoline

Science & Nature - 9 hours 56 min ago
The RSPCA is caring for the gannet and suspects it was "blown off course".

Cate Blanchett has cut her head with a chainsaw during lockdown -- but she's OK

Entertainment - 12 hours 8 min ago
Australian actress Cate Blanchett has said she cut her head with a chainsaw during an accident at home during lockdown.

Yvonne Orji set for stand-up special debut

Entertainment - 14 hours 30 min ago
Yvonne Orji, the Nigerian-American actor from the HBO series Insecure, pokes fun at the real-life struggles she faced to get approval from her Nigerian parents when choosing a career in entertainment.

Mukesh Ambani lands $1.2 billion for Jio from Mubadala

World - 14 hours 53 min ago
Asia's richest man, Mukesh Ambani, has just landed another $1.2 billion for his global tech ambitions — this time from Abu Dhabi's sovereign wealth fund.

Thousands in Hong Kong defy police to remember Tiananmen massacre

World - 16 hours 37 min ago
Thousands of Hong Kongers defied a police ban Thursday to gather in the city's Victoria Park and mark the 31st anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre.
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