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Hong Kong teenage activist detained after reportedly planning to claim asylum at US consulate

World - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 00:32
A 19-year-old Hong Kong activist facing secession charges under the city's national security law was detained Tuesday amid reports he planned to attempt to claim asylum at the United States consulate.

Sen. Cruz to Twitter CEO: Who the hell elected you?

World - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 20:23
In a fiery exchange during a senate hearing on Big Tech, Senator Ted Cruz sparred with Twitter's CEO and co-founder Jack Dorsey about the platform's role in elections.

Child loses arm and mother injured in Egypt shark attack

World - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 17:48
A child has lost an arm and his mother suffered "deep wounds" in a shark attack in a marine reserve near the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt.

Will.i.am hopes 'LOVE' will drive voters to the polls

Entertainment - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 17:29
Twelve years ago, it was Will.i.am's star-studded spoken word video "Yes We Can" that provided the soundtrack to Barack Obama's historic run for the presidency.

McDonald's new pastries are here

World - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 17:28
McDonald's finds itself struggling at breakfast, a part of the day it once dominated. So the chain is rolling out new bakery items Wednesday for the first time in nearly a decade.

Kim Kardashian West humbly threw a party on a private island during a pandemic, and the internet isn't letting it go

Entertainment - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 16:15
Undeterred by an ongoing pandemic, Kim Kardashian West has revealed she threw a party for herself and dozens of friends on a private island that swapped social distancing for dancing, bike-riding and swimming with whales. But at least she did it humbly.

Climate change: China's forest carbon uptake 'underestimated'

Science & Nature - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 16:06
Scientists put new numbers of Chinese trees' ability to pull carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.

Chrissy Teigen's heartfelt letter about losing her child is worth reading in full

Entertainment - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 16:04
Chrissy Teigen is healing from the loss of her child and grateful for the outpouring of support her family has received since, she says in a new essay published Tuesday.

Khloe Kardashian reveals she had coronavirus

Entertainment - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 15:27
A sneak peek of "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" has confirmed that Khloe Kardashian suffered from Covid-19.

'Colin in Black & White' finds its young Kaepernick

Entertainment - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 13:53
Netflix has cast the actor to play a high school aged Colin Kaepernick in its limited series.

'The Bachelorette': Clare Crawley cries and Tayshia Adams emerges

Entertainment - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 12:13
Hold on to your seats, Bachelor Nation, because it looks like a bumpy road is ahead.

See who won at the BET Hip Hop Awards

Entertainment - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 11:12
The 2020 BET Hip Hop Awards aired Tuesday night, and the evening was owned by one of the hottest female rappers in the game.

Analysis: North Korea is going to be a major headache for whoever wins the US election

World - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 10:04
As Barack Obama ended his 75th day as President of the United States, the engines of a massive North Korean rocket roared to life half a world away -- sparking one of the first major international crises of his administration.

Great Barrier Reef: Scientists find reef taller than Empire State Building

Science & Nature - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 10:01
Standing 500m (1,640ft) tall, the "blade-like" reef was found off Australia's far north.

Typhoon Molave makes landfall in Vietnam in the aftermath of deadly floods

World - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 08:25
Typhoon Molave made landfall just south of the Vietnamese resort city Da Nang on Wednesday, lashing the coast with powerful rains and winds, and inflicting further misery on an area still reeling from widespread deadly flooding.

Australian PM calls Doha airport incident 'unacceptable'

World - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 07:50
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison responded to an incident at Doha Airport where more than 18 women were subjected to compulsory intimate medical exams after a newborn was found abandoned in a trash can. CNN's Kristie Lu Stout reports.

'This is Us' veers into current events, while introducing a new twist

Entertainment - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 02:49
"This is Us" pivoted directly into current events, tackling the pandemic and, more pointedly, the fallout from the killing of George Floyd and subsequent Black Lives Matter protests. Yet the show also closed its two-hour premiere with another major twist in the Pearson family history, potentially adding a new long-lost relative to its ranks.
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