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Nissan unveils its first electric SUV, the Ariya

World - 3 hours 42 min ago
The Nissan Ariya, the company's first all-electric SUV, will be able to drive up to 300 miles on a single charge and features a high-tech interior, with almost no buttons or knobs, according to the automaker.

Trump punishes China for Hong Kong actions

World - Wed, 07/15/2020 - 02:50
President Donald Trump plans to address China during afternoon remarks at the White House, officials said.

The Maldives is now open to all global tourists. Here's how they're doing it

World - Wed, 07/15/2020 - 00:00
Though border restrictions and quarantine measures are keeping people from visiting many of the world's most popular travel destinations at the moment, one country famed for its natural beauty is now welcoming all guests -- the Maldives.

'Glee' star Naya Rivera died from drowning, autopsy rules

Entertainment - Tue, 07/14/2020 - 23:55
An autopsy issued by the Ventura County Medical Examiner's Office has ruled that actress Naya Rivera died as a result of drowning.

Western powers get bolder on China

World - Tue, 07/14/2020 - 23:05
Chinese President Xi Jinping surprised the world with a speech at Davos in 2017, defending free trade and joint action on climate change as then US president-elect Donald Trump argued for precisely the opposite. It might have been an overambitious pitch by Xi to position China as the world's next leader, but it also seemed a genuine sign that Beijing was committing to the international rules-based order. 

Tina Turner comes out of retirement with a remix of 'What's Love Got To Do With It?'

Entertainment - Tue, 07/14/2020 - 22:15
Tina Turner is back with a remix of her classic hit, "What's Love Got To Do With It?"

Oatly gets $200 million from investor group that includes Oprah and Natalie Portman

World - Tue, 07/14/2020 - 20:13
Oatly, the popular Swedish oat milk brand, has received $200 million from a Blackstone-led, star-studded investment group that included Oprah Winfrey, Natalie Portman, Jay-Z's entertainment agency, and former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz.

Grant Imahara, host of 'MythBusters' and 'White Rabbit Project,' has died

Entertainment - Tue, 07/14/2020 - 19:24
Grant Imahara, host of Discovery Channel's "MythBusters" and Netflix's "White Rabbit Project," has died, according to a statement from the Discovery Channel. He was 49 years old.

Bus driver deliberately crashed and killed 21 people after his house was demolished

World - Tue, 07/14/2020 - 18:00
A driver deliberately crashed a bus full of passengers into a reservoir in southwestern China, hours after discovering his house had been demolished, local police said Monday.

UK will pay hefty price for kicking out Huawei

World - Tue, 07/14/2020 - 17:12
• How much trouble is Huawei in? • Here's why 5G is the future

Johnnie Walker whisky will be sold in paper bottles next year

World - Tue, 07/14/2020 - 16:22
Starting next year, Johnnie Walker fans will be able to pour their whisky from a planet-friendly bottle.

Naya Rivera 'mustered enough energy' to rescue her son 'but not enough to save herself,' authorities say

Entertainment - Tue, 07/14/2020 - 14:44
Naya Rivera used the last of her strength to save her 4-year-old son before she died, Ventura County Sheriff Bill Ayub said Monday.

'Showbiz Kids' examines Hollywood's troubling history with child actors

Entertainment - Tue, 07/14/2020 - 13:59
There are few darker corners in the entertainment industry than the history of child stars, a subject explored with candor and nuance in "Showbiz Kids," an excellent HBO documentary directed by Alex Winter, a one-time child actor himself, punctuated by the voices of those who have lived the experience.

'It's going to be really ugly.' Here come the big bank earnings

World - Tue, 07/14/2020 - 13:44
Mass unemployment. Surging bankruptcies. An unprecedented health crisis. And near-zero interest rates. It's a depressing time for America's banks -- and Wall Street is bracing for huge profit plunges when they report results this week.
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