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Fan Bingbing reappears in public for the first time in almost a year

World - 1 hour 46 min ago
Chinese superstar actress Fan Bingbing is back in the spotlight for the first time in almost a year, after she abruptly dropped out of sight in the wake of a massive tax evasion scandal.

New Zealand and France call out Facebook, Twitter and Google

World - Thu, 04/25/2019 - 04:11
Tech CEOs have been invited to a summit of world leaders in Paris next month to agree on ways of preventing terrorists from using their platforms.

Deforestation: Tropical tree losses persist at high levels

Science & Nature - Thu, 04/25/2019 - 04:01
Forests in tropical regions are disappearing at the rate of 30 football fields a minute, say researchers.

Jennifer Garner nabs cover of People's 'Beautiful People' issue

Entertainment - Thu, 04/25/2019 - 00:05
Jennifer Garner's response to being selected as the cover person for People magazine's Beautiful issue was so typically Jennifer Garner.

$14 billion Dubai desert megaproject

World - Wed, 04/24/2019 - 23:14
Under the Arabian sun, a monumental construction effort is making headway. Located deep within Dubai's desert interior, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park -- named after the emirate's ruler and the UAE's vice president and prime minister -- continues to grow and has just passed another milestone.

Antarctica: Thousands of emperor penguin chicks wiped out

Science & Nature - Wed, 04/24/2019 - 23:01
The second largest emperor penguin colony in Antarctica disappears, satellite images show.

Man City inches closer to back-to-back titles

World - Wed, 04/24/2019 - 22:46
Manchester City cleared a major hurdle in the quest to win back-to-back English Premier League titles for the first time in its history with a battling 2-0 victory at the home of crosstown rival Manchester United on Wednesday.

TikTok is back in India

World - Wed, 04/24/2019 - 21:06
TikTok, the Chinese social media platform pulled from app stores in India over claims it made children vulnerable to pornographic and other inappropriate content, will be available for download again after winning a court fight.

'Avengers: Endgame' could be perfect storm for bathroom-break app

Entertainment - Wed, 04/24/2019 - 20:44
The website Runpee.com has been around for more than a decade, advising movie-goers about the best time -- should nature call -- to run out for a bathroom break. Still, with this weekend's release of the three-hour-plus "Avengers: Endgame," the site/app might be ready for its closeup.

Martha Stewart says she feels sorry for Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman

Entertainment - Wed, 04/24/2019 - 20:09
The TV icon and retail business mogul Martha Stewart shared her sympathy for Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman, both of whom are facing charges for their alleged involvement in the college admissions scandal.

George Clooney returns to TV in 'Catch-22' trailer

Entertainment - Wed, 04/24/2019 - 18:53
Welcome back to TV, George Clooney.

'Cobra Kai' delivers even bigger kicks in second season

Entertainment - Wed, 04/24/2019 - 18:37
"Cobra Kai" was such a pleasant surprise as to invite skepticism whether this long-delayed "The Karate Kid" sequel could do it again. But Season 2 of the YouTube series is, if anything, better than the first -- a teen soap, largely, which also packs a wryly nostalgic kick.

Bumble says it will soon detect lewd images sent on its app

World - Wed, 04/24/2019 - 18:28
On Bumble, lewd pictures will soon come with a warning.

Two bombers were sons of Sri Lanka spice tycoon, sources say

World - Wed, 04/24/2019 - 17:16
Two of the suicide bombers involved in the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka were members of a prominent and wealthy family in Colombo, sources have told CNN, in a development that has rocked the small Muslim community in the city.

'Exhilarating' implant turns thoughts to speech

Science & Nature - Wed, 04/24/2019 - 17:00
The technology could eventually help those who have lost their voice to speak again.

Kim arrives in Russia after 9-hour train journey

World - Wed, 04/24/2019 - 17:00
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is headed to Russia for his summit with Vladimir Putin, the North Korean state news agency KCNA said Wednesday.

Watch Will Smith transform into a 23-year-old in the 'Gemini Man' trailer

Entertainment - Wed, 04/24/2019 - 16:41
If you miss seeing the Fresh Prince of Bel Air on screen, you're in luck.

Animated 'Star Trek' series coming

Entertainment - Wed, 04/24/2019 - 16:32
Nickelodeon is beaming up a new animated "Star Trek" series with help from CBS TV Studios.

Sri Lanka attacks: Father tormented after losing two children

World - Wed, 04/24/2019 - 15:53
Matt Linsey's face is peppered with minute scars from the shrapnel and debris that hit him, as he recalls the split-second decision he and his two children made to run, rather than hide, just after the first of two bombs went off.

The most beautiful places on Earth

World - Wed, 04/24/2019 - 14:42
The world's a spectacular place, full of hidden and overt beauty in every corner. But beauty's also subjective. It'd be impossible to get a unanimous decision on the most beautiful places around the world -- but we think this list is a good start to plan your travels.
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