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The town so secret it was wiped from the map

World - Sat, 01/23/2021 - 03:10
Some call it the ghost town, because for decades it didn't appear on any maps -- a clandestine location that at the height of the Cold War likely concealed a deadly arsenal of nuclear weapons capable of wiping out major Western cities.

Climate change: Six questions about the Cumbria coal controversy

Science & Nature - Sat, 01/23/2021 - 01:13
Green groups are calling on the PM to cancel the project - but how was the decision reached?

New light shed on Charles Darwin's 'abominable mystery'

Science & Nature - Sat, 01/23/2021 - 01:09
Historical documents are uncovered that provide clues to a puzzle that haunted Charles Darwin.

Canada working with the US to close travel 'loophole'

World - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 22:35
Canadian officials said Friday they are working with the Biden administration to close what they describe as a travel "loophole" and to get more symmetry with Covid-19 safety protocols between the two countries.

18-month-old baby under house arrest with Bobi Wine 'safely evacuated'

World - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 22:06
The 18-month old niece of Bobi Wine's wife has been safely evacuated from their residence, where she had been under house arrest with the Ugandan politician and his wife, Wine told CNN's Becky Anderson Friday.

What Dakota Johnson's moving performance as a dying woman taught her a lot about living

Entertainment - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 21:23
Dakota Johnson's latest role in the poignant film "Our Friend" taught her life lessons she plans to carry with her.

Selena Gomez hopes her knife skills make the cut in new season of 'Selena + Chef'

Entertainment - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 19:57
Selena Gomez is putting it on all the line -- including her fingers -- in the new season of "Selena + Chef."

Dave Chappelle asymptomatic after testing positive for Covid-19

Entertainment - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 19:52
Comedian Dave Chappelle has tested positive for Covid-19 but is asymptomatic, according to a statement from his representative obtained by the Hollywood Reporter.

Vatican bank's former chief found guilty of money laundering

World - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 17:31
The former head of the Vatican bank, Angelo Caloia, has been sentenced to nearly nine years in prison for money laundering and aggravated embezzlement.

'In & Of Itself' brings Derek DelGaudio's unique magic act into your living room

Entertainment - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 15:05
Magic and monologues turn out to be a potent streaming combination, conjuring a taste of the theatrical experience that many sorely miss. The latest example, "In & Of Itself," transforms Derek DelGaudio's long-running stage show into an absorbing Hulu special, one that actually builds on the in-person experience by mashing together numerous shows as opposed to filming just one.

'The White Tiger' presents a searing look at India's caste system

Entertainment - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 15:03
"The White Tiger" is one of those movies that would likely struggle to claw out much attention without Netflix's muscle behind it, underscoring the streaming service's ability to lead people to worthwhile films they might not see -- in this case, a sobering adaptation of Aravind Adiga's award-winning book that dissects India's caste system.

Why Russian-backed mercenaries are digging a huge trench in Libya

World - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 12:57
Construction on an enormous trench across Libya, dug by Russian-backed mercenaries Wagner, is raising fears that foreign fighters will not withdraw from the country by Saturday, as a UN-brokered peace deal insists.

Mick Norcross, 'The Only Way Is Essex' star, found dead at 57

Entertainment - Fri, 01/22/2021 - 11:16
British reality TV star Mick Norcross has been found dead at his home at the age of 57.
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