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Islanders sue Australia for inaction on climate change

World - 1 hour 13 min ago
A group of Torres Strait Islanders living off Australia's north coast filed a court claim against the Australian government on Tuesday, alleging it has failed to protect them from climate change which now threatens their homes.

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi testifies in court but a gag order prevents her defense from being made public

World - 3 hours 9 min ago
Myanmar's ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi testified in court on Tuesday for the first time since she was overthrown in a military coup.

Australia officially allows vaccinated residents to travel outside the country

World - Wed, 10/27/2021 - 03:27
All fully-vaccinated Australian citizens and permanent residents will be able to leave the country without a special exemption from November 1, authorities said on Wednesday, October 27, as Australia eases coronavirus restrictions amid a rise in vaccination rates.

Brazilian commission votes in favor of recommending criminal charges against Bolsonaro

World - Wed, 10/27/2021 - 00:05
A Brazilian commission investigating the government's handling of the Covid-19 pandemic has voted in favor of charges against President Jair Bolsonaro, among others.

How the fatal 'Rust' shooting unfolded, moment by moment

Entertainment - Tue, 10/26/2021 - 21:06
The cast and crew of "Rust" had just returned from lunch when it happened.

Ed Sheeran appears on 'The Voice' as mega mentor

Entertainment - Tue, 10/26/2021 - 19:59
Ed Sheeran appeared on "The Voice" on Monday as a mega mentor.

'Rust' crew members reportedly used guns with live ammunition hours before deadly shooting on set

Entertainment - Tue, 10/26/2021 - 19:38
Crew members on the set of "Rust" used guns with live ammunition and engaged in a pastime called "plinking" hours before Halyna Hutchins was killed, founder and CEO of The Wrap, Sharon Waxman, told CNN's Don Lemon Monday night, citing information from an individual with knowledge of the set.

Energy crisis will set off social unrest, private-equity billionaire warns

World - Tue, 10/26/2021 - 17:05
Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman warned Tuesday that high energy prices will likely set off social unrest around the world.

US has few good options if China seizes islands close to Taiwan, war game concludes

World - Tue, 10/26/2021 - 16:41
If China were to seize one of Taiwan's outlying islands, the US would have few good options to respond without risking a major escalation and a war between the superpowers, according to the conclusions from a recent war game conducted by foreign policy and defense experts.

Hannah Gadsby fans are not happy with Dave Chappelle for saying she's not funny

Entertainment - Tue, 10/26/2021 - 15:51
While addressing criticism about his latest standup special, Dave Chappelle apparently stirred up some more controversy.

'Schitt's Creek' coffee table book is everything you'd hoped for

Entertainment - Tue, 10/26/2021 - 15:42
The "Schitt's Creek" coffee table book is about as good as the show.

Wall Street's $1 trillion club is growing. Don't pop the champagne

World - Tue, 10/26/2021 - 15:41
The exclusive group of American companies worth more than $1 trillion just added another member.

The military has taken over in Sudan. Here's what happened

World - Tue, 10/26/2021 - 15:25
Sudan has descended into crisis after the military dissolved the country's power-sharing government and declared a state of emergency on Monday.

2 million Brits get a raise as minimum wage jumps to $13 an hour

World - Tue, 10/26/2021 - 14:03
Up to 2 million UK workers will be getting bigger paychecks starting in April following a hike to the minimum wage.

'Dancing With the Stars' features horror-themed show and one couple was scary good

Entertainment - Tue, 10/26/2021 - 13:57
"Dancing with the Stars" had a big elimination on Monday's "Horror Night" episode, where the performances were inspired by famous horror movies and television shows,

Kat Von D closing famous tattoo parlor

Entertainment - Tue, 10/26/2021 - 13:31
Kat Von D's move means the end of an era.

Climate change: UN emissions gap report a 'thundering wake-up call'

Science & Nature - Tue, 10/26/2021 - 13:15
Current carbon-cutting plans from nations would lead the world to climate catastrophe, says the UN.

Travel industry leaders donate more than 20,000 flights for Afghan evacuees

World - Tue, 10/26/2021 - 12:00
Seven airlines, along with other travel industry leaders, are donating more than 20,000 airline tickets to Afghan evacuees to get to their final destinations in the US, matching an additional 20,000 flights contributed by the public, the White House, Welcome.US, major airlines and Miles4Migrants will announce Tuesday morning.
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