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Navalny says he can walk and recognize people as he eyes 'clear road' to recovery from poisoning

World - 8 hours 43 min ago
Russian opposition politician Alexey Navalny says he is still unable to use his phone properly or pour himself a glass of water, but is on a "clear road" towards recovering from his near-fatal poisoning.

UK Foreign Secretary's bodyguard 'left gun on plane' after US visit

World - 9 hours 16 min ago
A police officer traveling as part of British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab's protection detail has been suspended, after they reportedly left their gun on a plane.

Will a major world event rock the US election?

World - 11 hours 47 min ago
You may be through with 2020 already, but brace yourselves. The next 50 to 120 days could be the most volatile globally for decades.

As Asia's 'travel bubbles' fail to materialize, travelers face prospect of long winter at home

World - Sat, 09/19/2020 - 00:47
With the end of the year approaching, travelers holding onto hope they may still get to enjoy a quick winter escape in Asia are facing some hard truths right now.

Why it's more than OK to celebrate the Emmys right now

Entertainment - Fri, 09/18/2020 - 21:58
The gravity of 2020 can make feting celebrities and their work feel pretty superficial, until you stop to think about what that work means to us in these times.

Emmy preview: 'Watchmen' and 'The Mandalorian' lead the way into a strange virtual weekend

Entertainment - Fri, 09/18/2020 - 21:52
The Emmys will be handed out this weekend, but 70 categories have already been presented during the lead-up to the main event in what is perhaps the strangest week in the award's 72-year history, while highlighting the unwieldy nature of the TV industry.

The Emmy Awards will be 'live, live, live,' and expect things to go wrong

Entertainment - Fri, 09/18/2020 - 21:49
The virtual Emmy Awards will be "live, live, live," with the producers fully anticipating that there will be foul-ups and planning to roll with that as best they can.

Rare Mediterranean hurricane batters Greek islands

World - Fri, 09/18/2020 - 18:08
The storm, otherwise known as a "medicane," had sustained winds of 100 kph (62 mph) just before landfall.

TIFF 2020 kicks off a strange start to the Oscars race

Entertainment - Fri, 09/18/2020 - 16:28
The Toronto International Film Festival, of seemingly endless sprawl, had its wings clipped this year. Instead of the thousands of titles bulging at the program's seams, there was a svelte 50 or so. Blame the pandemic. Release schedules have been rejigged, some films will wait for 2021; Netflix bolted when award bodies overhauled qualification rules. Still, Toronto's trim selection brought focus to proceedings, and we should respect the films that made the leap knowing they would land on unstable ground.

Justin Bieber and Chance the Rapper get 'Holy' in a star-studded new video

Entertainment - Fri, 09/18/2020 - 16:26
Justin Bieber and Chance the Rapper have released a new track, "Holy," with a five-minute video starring Ryan Destiny from Fox series "Star" and Wilmer Valderrama from "NCIS."

Chrissy Teigen accidentally reveals the gender of baby #3

Entertainment - Fri, 09/18/2020 - 15:15
Chrissy Teigen let the cat out of the bag regarding her third pregnancy.

'Cheer' star Jerry Harris arrested on charge of production of child pornography

Entertainment - Fri, 09/18/2020 - 14:37
Jeremiah "Jerry" Harris, one of the students featured in Netflix's breakout docuseries "Cheer," has been arrested and charged with production of child pornography, according to Assistant U.S. Attorney Joseph Fitzpatrick.

Van Morrison protests Covid-19 lockdowns in the UK in three new songs

Entertainment - Fri, 09/18/2020 - 14:26
Van Morrison is railing against UK lockdowns and pandemic restrictions in three new songs, despite the government's success at containing Covid-19 transmissions.

'Ratched' flies closer to 'American Horror Story' than 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest'

Entertainment - Fri, 09/18/2020 - 14:02
In the latest bastardization of intellectual property, producer Ryan Murphy's "Ratched" is basically "American Horror Story: Cuckoo's Nest," a sort-of prequel starring Sarah Paulson as the quietly unbending nurse from "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," casting her into a florid sea of stylish noir excess. Big, showy roles from a star-studded cast abound, but it's mostly in the service of glossy garbage.

Saudi Arabia announces UN aid funding to stricken Yemen after CNN report

World - Fri, 09/18/2020 - 13:53
Saudi Arabia has signed a series of deals to provide more than $200 million in funding to United Nations aid agencies operating in Yemen, just days after a CNN investigation highlighted a crisis in aid funding for the war-stricken nation.

Mariachi musicians fight pandemic blues in Mexico

World - Fri, 09/18/2020 - 13:05
Mariachi, a musical tradition in Mexico, and its musicians have been forced to adapt as crowded plazas are no longer safe during the coronavirus pandemic. CNN's Matt Rivers reports.
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