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Coronavirus severely restricts Antarctic science

Science & Nature - 2 hours 21 min ago
Keeping Covid out of Antarctica means little research will be done on the continent in 2020/2021.

Judges were warned about dangerous cargo stored at the Beirut port. Here's how they responded

World - 4 hours 47 min ago
Newly released documents suggest multiple government agencies in Lebanon were informed about ammonium nitrate being housed at a warehouse in Beirut port, including the Ministry of Justice.

Plane overshoots runway and crashes in southern India

World - 4 hours 52 min ago
An Air India Express flight skidded off the runway at Kozhikode Calicut International Airport, officials said.

'Surviving Jeffrey Epstein' pivots toward the next phase of the story

Entertainment - 6 hours 30 min ago
After a pair of Jeffrey Epstein docuseries aired in May, Lifetime seemingly weighs in late with "Surviving Jeffrey Epstein." But this two-part production -- which borrows its title from the network's R. Kelly documentaries -- takes on a new dimension with the July arrest of Ghislaine Maxwell, the late financier's alleged accomplice in his sex-trafficking crimes.

This is what an ICU in Beirut was like after blast

World - 7 hours 32 min ago
CNN's Ben Wedeman reports on what conditions were like inside an ICU in a hospital in Beirut, Lebanon, after an explosion in the Lebanese capital killed hundreds and injured thousands of people.

Couple standing less than 600 meters from blast site survives Beirut explosion

World - 9 hours 49 min ago
The glass and debris from Tuesday's explosion in Beirut injured Imad Khalil and Lina Alameh, but both say they are lucky to be alive.

BTS announces US theater premiere of 'Break the Silence' film

Entertainment - 10 hours 31 min ago
BTS is set to bring its latest film to movie theaters next month, a plan that will depend on which venues actually are open.

'The Secret Garden' yields a less appealing version of the children's classic

Entertainment - 10 hours 47 min ago
"The Secret Garden" is one of the more enduring titles in children's literature, having been adapted for the screen multiple times, including a splendid 1993 version. That's the backdrop to the latest movie based on Frances Hodgson Burnett's novel, which makes puzzling choices in harvesting the material, mostly providing an incentive to go back and watch the last one again.

Howard Ashman gets a well-deserved tribute in the Disney+ doc 'Howard'

Entertainment - 10 hours 49 min ago
Disney honors one of its own with "Howard," an emotional documentary tribute to the late "The Little Mermaid," "Beauty and the Beast" and "Aladdin" lyricist Howard Ashman. Teamed with composer Alan Menken, nobody did more to put the studio's animation back on the map, making his loss to AIDS in the midst of that run all the more poignant.

How 'The Matrix' is a trans story, according to Netflix and co-director

Entertainment - 10 hours 50 min ago
Netflix has posted a Twitter thread explaining the trans themes in "The Matrix," after one of its co-directors confirmed earlier this week that the movie was an allegory for gender transition.

Eurovision Song Contest is coming to America

Entertainment - 11 hours 30 sec ago
One of the world's most popular singing competitions is headed to the United States.

India now has more than 2 million confirmed coronavirus cases

World - 13 hours 4 min ago
India has recorded more than 2 million total coronavirus cases, only three weeks after announcing it had hit 1 million confirmed infections, as the country's healthcare systems buckle under the pressure of the escalating pandemic.

'Dirty Dancing' is getting a sequel

Entertainment - 13 hours 19 min ago
Because nobody puts Baby in a corner.

'It was a massacre.' Hear witnesses describe deadly Beirut blast

World - 16 hours 5 min ago
A massive explosion rocked Lebanon's capital city on August 4, leaving scores of people dead and thousands wounded. Locals recount the scary moments of the blast.

Climate change: Lockdown has 'negligible' effect on temperatures

Science & Nature - 16 hours 14 min ago
New research says that the lockdown, by itself, will make little difference to climate change.

China seals off village after bubonic plague death in Inner Mongolia

World - 19 hours 32 min ago
Authorities in the Chinese region of Inner Mongolia have sealed off a village after a resident there died from bubonic plague, a centuries-old disease responsible for the most deadly pandemic in human history.

Alyssa Milano thought she was dying and tested positive for Covid-19 antibodies

Entertainment - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 02:10
Alyssa Milano says she has tested positive for coronavirus antibodies after having tested negative for Covid-19.

Climate change: UK peat emissions could cancel forest benefits

Science & Nature - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 01:08
UK peatland emissions could cancel out all carbon reductions from new and existing forests.

'Wonder Woman 1984' debuts new teaser

Entertainment - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 00:02
We're getting another glimpse at the upcoming "Wonder Woman 1984."
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