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Boris Johnson clings to his premiership after dozens of British lawmakers resign and urge him to quit

World - 3 hours 38 min ago
Boris Johnson's scandal-ravaged premiership appeared on the brink of collapse Wednesday, after numerous ministers and former allies pulled their support for the beleaguered British Prime Minister and urged him to resign before he is forced from office.

Beijing imposes mainland China's first Covid vaccine mandate in face of Omicron subvariant

World - 4 hours 38 min ago
Beijing on Wednesday announced a Covid-19 vaccine mandate for residents to enter public venues, becoming the first city in mainland China to do so as it attempts to contain a highly infectious Omicron subvariant.

Ukrainian medic released in prisoner exchange accuses captors of torture

World - 6 hours 18 min ago
A well-known Ukrainian paramedic who was held prisoner by Russian and separatist forces for three months after being captured in the southeastern city of Mariupol has accused her guards of psychological and physical torture during her time in captivity.

'Cheer' star Jerry Harris sentenced to 12 years in prison in child pornography case

Entertainment - Thu, 07/07/2022 - 02:52
"Cheer" star Jeremiah "Jerry" Harris has been sentenced to 12 years in federal prison, according to Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois Joseph D. Fitzpatrick.

Italian Alps glacier collapse death toll rises to 9, with 3 still missing

World - Thu, 07/07/2022 - 02:25
Italian rescue teams on Wednesday found the bodies of two more victims of the glacier collapse in the Alps that is feared to have killed up to 12 people and is being blamed on rising temperatures.

'Clerks 3' trailer is finally here

Entertainment - Thu, 07/07/2022 - 01:14
It has arrived in all its glory.

Call for higher animal welfare standards for Parma ham pigs

Science & Nature - Thu, 07/07/2022 - 00:34
An investigation finds supermarkets sell imported ham produced under conditions banned in the UK.

Australia floods: Unfounded cloud seeding claims spread online

Science & Nature - Wed, 07/06/2022 - 23:23
False suggestions that Sydney floods were linked to weather manipulation reach thousands online.

Hayden Panettiere reveals past battle with addiction

Entertainment - Wed, 07/06/2022 - 21:28
Actress Hayden Panettiere has revealed a battle addiction that she says left her struggling at the height of her career.

Jury convicts man in Nipsey Hussle's murder trial

Entertainment - Wed, 07/06/2022 - 21:08
Jurors have reached a verdict in the trial against Eric Ronald Holder Jr., the man accused of killing rapper Nipsey Hussle in 2019, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office told CNN Wednesday.

A new Google Doodle honors the history-making Native American comedian Charlie Hill

Entertainment - Wed, 07/06/2022 - 19:07
Google honored barrier-breaking comedian Charlie Hill, the first Native American comic to appear on national TV, with a Doodle on what would've been his 71st birthday.

'Gentleminions': Why TikTok teens are wearing suits to 'Minions: The Rise of Gru'

Entertainment - Wed, 07/06/2022 - 18:58
"Minions: The Rise of Gru" did gangbusters over the weekend. The latest film in the "Despicable Me" franchise of a would-be villain and his bizarre yellow henchmen had the biggest opening ever over the July 4th holiday.

Boris Johnson's tenure has been defined by scandal. Here are some of the biggest ones

World - Wed, 07/06/2022 - 18:52
The crisis that UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing right now might be the gravest for his leadership so far -- but it's definitely not the first.
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