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Russia's Putin declares state of emergency after Arctic Circle oil spill

Science & Nature - 1 hour 29 min ago
President Putin declares a state of emergency as a river is polluted with 20,000 tonnes of oil.

Hong Kong marks Tiananmen massacre for what many fear will be the last time

World - 3 hours 29 min ago
When protests broke out in Beijing and other cities across China in early 1989, many in Hong Kong were exhilarated.

US to block incoming Chinese airlines

World - Thu, 06/04/2020 - 04:58
The US government says it will block Chinese airlines from flying into the US in response to what it says is a policy that has prevented US carriers from service between the two countries.

Stephen Colbert mocks Trump's bible photo-op

Entertainment - Thu, 06/04/2020 - 03:36
Late Night hosts Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon, and Seth Meyers had fun with President Trump's impromptu photo event in front of the St. John's Episcopal Church in Washington.

Demands grow for 'green industrial revolution'

Science & Nature - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 23:45
Campaigners demand the government prioritises the environment in any post-Covid-19 stimulus package.

UK police identify new suspect in 2007 disappearance of Madeleine McCann

World - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 22:30
British police officers investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann have identified a new suspect, in what they described as a "significant new line of enquiry," 13 years after the three year-old vanished in Portugal.

Chris Trousdale, former member of Dream Street, dead at 34

Entertainment - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 21:15
Chris Trousdale, a singer best known for his years as a member of the boy band Dream Street, has died, according to his manager. He was 34.

Cyclone Nisarga: Coronavirus patients evacuated ahead of worst storm to hit Mumbai in 70 years

World - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 20:00
Coronavirus patients were among more than 100,000 people evacuated from low-lying coastal areas in India's western states as a cyclone advanced toward Mumbai in Maharashtra on Wednesday.

Coronavirus: Can superspreading be stopped?

Science & Nature - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 17:30
Identifying superspreading events could be crucial in the fight against the virus, scientists say.

Which countries are reopening to tourists?

World - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 15:18
Although most governments are still advising against "nonessential" international travel, a host of popular destinations are beginning to ease their Covid-19 lockdown measures and border restrictions and are moving toward welcoming tourists back.

'Now is the time': John Boyega addresses protesters at London Black Lives Matter rally

Entertainment - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 15:02
"Star Wars" actor John Boyega rallied crowds at a large London protest against George Floyd's death on Wednesday, telling demonstrators that "now is the time" to demand racial equality.

'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' cast donates $100,000 to bail relief fund for protesters

Entertainment - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 14:27
The cast of the television show "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" has made a 100,000 donation to the National Bail Fund Network.

Lea Michele apologizes after Samantha Marie Ware accuses her of making 'Glee' a 'living hell'

Entertainment - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 14:08
Lea Michele has issued an apology after "Glee" costar Samantha Marie Ware accused her of creating a bad work environment on the set of the show.

Keke Palmer asks National Guard members to 'march with us' during protest

Entertainment - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 13:51
Keke Palmer was on the frontlines of a peaceful demonstration in Hollywood Tuesday.

Wanda Sykes calls on white people to 'step up' to stop racism

Entertainment - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 13:04
In a powerful video posted to Instagram on Monday, Wanda Sykes called on white people to "step up" and take on systematic racism

WHO warns Latin American countries not to reopen too quickly

World - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 13:01
Some Latin America nations are partially reopening this week, despite still recording thousands of coronavirus deaths and infections. CNN's Matt Rivers reports.

Beyond Meat brings its plant-based burgers to KFC and Pizza Hut in China

World - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 12:08
Beyond Meat is expanding its reach in China, one burger at a time.

Philippines backtracks on restricting US access to military bases

World - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 07:50
The Philippines has reversed its decision to end an important military agreement with the United States as territorial tensions with China heat up in the South China Sea.
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