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Climate change petition: Oxford students campaign for better teaching on subject

Science & Nature - 2 hours 23 min ago
Four school pupils are petitioning for the subject to be taken more seriously in schools.

England soccer players condemn 'unacceptable' racist abuse

World - 4 hours 10 min ago
"It's 2019. I think there should be a real punishment for this."

Justin Bieber stepping away from music because of 'deep rooted issues'

Entertainment - 4 hours 13 min ago
Justin Bieber is focusing on his mental health right now, not music.

Conor McGregor: The fighter 'born with his fists clenched'

World - 4 hours 32 min ago
There's a joke that Conor McGregor didn't "just kiss the Blarney Stone, he swallowed it," though his life story provides plenty of material to wax lyrical about.

Dramatic drone footage reveals Cyclone Idai's devastating power

World - 4 hours 36 min ago
It has been nearly two weeks since Tropical Cyclone Idai ripped through Mozambique, razing buildings and submerging entire towns and villages -- but even now the human toll is yet to be fully understood.

Nasa's first all-female spacewalk scrapped over spacesuit sizes

Science & Nature - 4 hours 52 min ago
Plans for two women astronauts to make history are scrapped for lack of a second space suit.

UK lawmakers have seized control of Brexit. What happens next?

World - 5 hours 1 min ago
There were audible gasps in the UK Parliament on Monday night as lawmakers voted to seize control of the Brexit process from embattled Prime Minister Theresa May -- the first time in over a century that MPs have taken over the parliamentary timetable from the government.

World's happiest country revealed

World - 5 hours 16 min ago
Finland has a lot to celebrate.

Everything announced at Apple's big event

World - 5 hours 26 min ago
Apple is making movies, TV shows and ... a credit card.

Uber is buying its Middle East rival Careem for $3.1B

World - 10 hours 2 min ago
Uber is buying the biggest ride-hailing app in the Middle East.

Man allegedly tried to smuggle baby orangutan from Bali in suitcase

World - Tue, 03/26/2019 - 02:25
A Russian man could face up to five years in jail after allegedly trying to smuggle a drugged baby orangutan from Indonesia in a suitcase.

Woman who housed Snowden in Hong Kong granted refugee status in Canada

World - Tue, 03/26/2019 - 01:01
Canadian authorities have granted asylum to a woman and her daughter who housed Edward Snowden in Hong Kong after the former NSA contractor leaked classified documents on US surveillance programs around the world in 2013.

UK lawmakers seize control of Brexit process from Theresa May

World - Tue, 03/26/2019 - 00:28
British lawmakers have temporarily seized control of the Brexit process from Prime Minister Theresa May, in a rare move that puts lawmakers in the driving seat.

The ex-poachers saving big cats in Russia

Science & Nature - Tue, 03/26/2019 - 00:20
In Sailugemsky National Park, snow leopards have found an unlikely ally - ex-poachers

Is China's fishing fleet taking all of West Africa's fish?

Science & Nature - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 22:09
The BBC investigates illegal and unsustainable fishing off the west coast of Africa to find out how one of the most fertile ecosystems on earth has been pushed to the brink.

Oprah unveils new projects

Entertainment - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 21:59
O, yes, they went there.

Apple's new TV looks a lot like the old TV

World - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 21:54
From afar -- that is, through the distance of live streaming -- Apple's eagerly awaited announcement about its TV production plans were the least interesting aspect of a multi-pronged presentation Monday, designed to bring the company's unique brand of innovation (its "iTouch," as it were) to various product sectors.

All the shows Apple wants you to get excited about

Entertainment - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 21:35
Apple TV+ is looking to add even more shows your already crowded must-watch list.
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