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Chernobyl writer urges Instagrammers to show 'respect' after 'inappropriate' selfies taken at nuclear disaster site

A writer and producer of HBO's series Chernobyl has waded into a debate about "inappropriate" selfies taken at the site by urging Instagrammers to behave with "respect"....

Chernobyl writer urges Instagrammers to show 'respect' after 'inappropriate' selfies taken at nuclear disaster site

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Chernobyl writer urges Instagram tourists to 'respect' nuclear disaster site Spike in visitors, including some who pose in little more than a g-string, prompts writer of HBO hit to speak outThe writer of the acclaimed HBO drama series Chernobyl has spoken out about the proliferation of lewd and inappropriate selfies taken by ...
21:00, 06/11/2019

HBO's 'Chernobyl' writer urges tourists to show respect when visiting disaster site Craig Mazin, the writer-producer on HBO's "Chernobyl" miniseries, has urged fans on Twitter to be respectful when visiting the nuclear disaster site....
10:00, 06/12/2019

'Chernobyl' creator asks tourists to show 'respect' at disaster site Television show maker Craig Mazin reminded visitors to the exclusion zone in Belarus that "a terrible tragedy occured there." Tour operators have reported a huge spike in interest after the release of the miniseries....
03:32, 06/12/2019

Chernobyl disaster: What happened to the nuclear reactor and how many died from radiation? Is it safe to visit Chernobyl now? Chernobyl, the highly-acclaimed five-part drama which revisited the 1986 nuclear disaster in Soviet Ukraine, aired its final episode on Tuesday night....
13:48, 06/05/2019

HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’ has Instagram influencers flocking to the site of the disaster HBO’s miniseries that retells the story of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster has quickly become one of the best TV series of the year so far, in addition to ranking as IMDB’s top-rated show — surpassing the usual suspe...
07:32, 06/08/2019

Creator of HBO's Chernobyl Asks People Not to Snap Embarrassing Photos at Disaster Site HBO’s Chernobyl has ignited a newfound interest in our relationship with nuclear power and the impacts of one of the worst nuclear disasters with history. It’s also wildly popular, which means it was only a matter of time people started looking to ca...
11:00, 06/12/2019

'Chernobyl' turns the Soviet nuclear disaster into a riveting miniseries Spare, bleak and devastating, HBO's "Chernobyl" captures a moment during the waning years of the Cold War when the Soviet Union experienced a nuclear disaster, then tried to cover up the extent of the damage....
18:16, 05/05/2019

Chernobyl review – chaos reigns in confusing nuclear disaster epic With Jared Harris starring, this miniseries about the 1986 meltdown should be gripping – but instead strands viewers in a bewildering cloud of unanswered questionsChernobyl is like the 80s nuclear horror-drama Threads crossed with the disaster-movie ...
14:48, 05/07/2019

Chernobyl nuclear disaster-affected areas spring to life, 33 years on More than three decades after the devastating explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, parts of Belarus’ adjoining regions have sprung back to life and the biggest of them, Homiel, has become a leading destination for domestic and internationa...
09:32, 04/28/2019

Instagrammers flock to toxic lake for selfies An industrial dump site in Siberia whose turquoise lake resembles a tropical paradise has become a magnet for Instagrammers.        ...
15:00, 07/17/2019

'Chernobyl' snags 19 Emmy nominations, inspiring tourism wave. But is disaster site safe? Tourism to the disaster site has surged 30% since HBO's hit miniseries and the Ukrainian government plans to capitalize on it. But is it a good idea?        ...
22:32, 07/17/2019

Three Mile Island, site of worst-ever US nuclear plant disaster, will close without financial rescue The utility company Exelon announced Wednesday it is moving ahead with its planned shutdown of Three Mile Island, the site of the nation’s worst-ever nuclear reactor accident, because Pennsylvania lawmakers will not provide financial subsidies to kee...
13:32, 05/08/2019

Russian Coal Plant Tells Instagrammers to Please Stop Taking Selfies in Its Pollution-Filled Waste Dump The turquoise water of a lake in Siberia looks like a tropical paradise, and it’s drawn in hundreds of Instagramers who have posed in and around the “Novosibirsk Maldives.” But it’s not white sands or microscopic plankton that give the water its unus...
00:32, 07/11/2019

This site turns your selfies into Renaissance portraits with AI First came Instagram filters. Then came the Snapchat masks. Now AI renders are the latest way of using technology to change the way we look. Sure, FaceApp has been making the rounds for its dramatic aging filters (and questionable data practices), bu...
13:00, 07/22/2019

This site uses AI to turn your selfies into classical portraits Have you ever wanted to transform your face into an artistic, museum-worthy portrait? A new artificial intelligence developed by researchers at the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab have built a fun widget that allows you to transform yourself into a classical p...
16:48, 07/23/2019

The Chernobyl Disaster Might Have Also Built a Paradise An HBO show tells the story of the nuclear explosion, but some scientists think that radioactive, human-free landscape might now be a haven for plants and animals....
05:48, 05/13/2019

HBO's 'Chernobyl' gets mixed reviews from disaster's survivors Critics and viewers on both sides of the Atlantic have lined up to acclaim 'Chernobyl', a dramatization of events surrounding the world's worst nuclear accident - but the reactions of some of the survivors are less rose-tinted....
09:32, 06/19/2019

The Terrifying Reasons We're Confronting the Chernobyl Disaster Right Now Thirty-three years after the nuclear catastrophe that defined its name, Chernobyl has surged back into the popular consciousness. HBO’s Chernobyl miniseries, which dramatized the disaster and the Soviet government’s attempt to cover-up key details, i...
18:48, 06/04/2019

Russia to create its own Chernobyl series that blames CIA for disaster Russian TV is offering its own patriotic take on the 1986 Chernobyl disaster — one that features a heroic effort to thwart an American spy who has infiltrated the doomed nuke plant. The Russian spin comes in response to HBO’s well-received mini...
16:48, 06/07/2019

Space-age Soviet saucer's role in Chernobyl disaster It's one of the more bizarre relics of the Soviet era -- an abandoned Space Age saucer. But Kiev's Bus Garage Number 7 was once considered the most innovative structure of its kind and played a crucial role in the evacuation of Chernobyl....
09:48, 08/05/2019

Ukraine Wants Chernobyl To Be Tourist Site. Experts Don't Agree The tourists first started flocking to Chernobyl nearly 10 years ago, when fans of the video game S.T.A.L.K.E.R. wanted to see firsthand the nuclear wasteland they'd visited in virtual reality....
00:32, 07/13/2019

Chernobyl disaster: how the Soviet Union's cover story was blown In casting through the British newspapers from the days immediately following the Chernobyl disaster, the world's most disastrous nuclear accident, disarray was clear, but not all of it was in the Soviet Union...
07:48, 05/03/2019

‘Chernobyl’ producer begs tourists to be more respectful when visiting the site This is 2019, so, of course, selfie culture being what it is there’s been a spike in tourism to the site of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster — thanks to HBO’s critically acclaimed miniseries retelling the story that&r...
20:48, 06/12/2019

From Chernobyl to concentration camps: why the morbid fascination with places of death and disaster? Dark tourism taps into a mix of morbid curiosity, voyeurism and pilgrimage. But is it ethical?In early 2016, I went on a Soviet Europe tour run by a company that specialises in “destinations your mother would rather you stay away from”. One of their ...
12:48, 07/02/2019

Worse than Chernobyl: Parts of Marshall Islands have radiation 'higher' than catastrophic '86 disaster, studies say A series of studies have concluded that the radiation levels in parts of the Marshall Islands, where nuclear weapons were tested more than 60 years ago, is "higher than Chernobyl."...
09:16, 07/29/2019

'A horrible way to die': how Chernobyl recreated a nuclear meltdown From ‘painting on’ radiation sickness to making the explosion less ‘Die Hard’, the acclaimed drama has gone to great lengths to evoke the chaos and terror of the Soviet-era disasterWe were lucky to have survived the Cold War without a nuclear attack....
22:32, 06/03/2019

HBO's Chernobyl drama highlights the human cost of nuclear catastrophe An intense new HBO miniseries about the world's worst nuclear accident turns the Chernobyl Soviet scientists into unlikely heroes in its portrayal of a world superpower approaching meltdown...
11:32, 05/03/2019

Fears of 'Chernobyl on ice' as Russia prepares floating nuclear plant Scepticism and safety concerns persist before vessel begins 4,000-mile Arctic journey“I feel like I’m one of the first cosmonauts going into space,” said Vladimir Irminku, one of the chief engineers of the Akademik Lomonosov, as he stood on the deck ...
07:16, 08/04/2019

Chernobyl is the scariest show of the year The fifth and final episode of Chernobyl, a miniseries scarier than anything I’ve seen so far this year, feels like a reprieve. On its surface, at least. With every episode, HBO’s chronicle of the 1986 disaster has broadened its scope to investigate,...
19:32, 06/03/2019

Russian nuclear-powered cruise missile blows up, creating “mini-Chernobyl” Enlarge / Russian President Vladimir Putin said on August 5, 2019 that Russia would be "forced" to develop new missiles if the US does the same, after Washington pulled out of a Cold War-era nuclear arms deal. Now one of those weapons has caused a nu...
17:00, 08/12/2019

How to watch Chernobyl online: stream the whole show from anywhere After the unbelievable popularity of Game of Thrones, international television has moved on to its next massive hit. A drama mini-series about the world's most famous nuclear disaster, Chernobyl has gone straight to the top of everyone's wa...
08:00, 05/30/2019

HBO show success drives Chernobyl tourism boom The success of a U.S. television miniseries examining the world's worst nuclear accident at Chernobyl has driven up the number of tourists wanting to see the plant and the ghostly abandoned town that neighbors it for themselves....
08:00, 06/04/2019

This ‘Game of Thrones’ character was originally going to survive, show’s writer says “Game of Thrones” fans are well aware that many of the show’s characters meet a bloody death. But at least one popular character — who died in the eighth and final season — was originally slated to live....
13:32, 05/24/2019

Russia Urges Villagers to Leave Radioactive Blast Site Residents of a town in Northwestern Russia were urged to leave their homes, days after a nearby Defense Ministry test of a nuclear-powered engine exploded, boosting radiation levels that alarmed the region....
16:32, 08/13/2019

EU may ease regulations on food from Japan's nuclear disaster region The European Union proposed on Thursday easing restrictions on imports of some food from Japanese regions hit by the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011, Japanese officials said....
02:16, 06/27/2019

How 'Hobbs & Shaw' shot those Chernobyl nuclear power plant scenes "Hobbs & Shaw" offers the ultimate villains' lair beneath the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. Here's how filmmakers shot the foreboding exteriors.        ...
02:16, 08/04/2019

Explosion At Arctic Missile Testing Site Kills 5: Russia Nuclear Agency Russia's nuclear agency on Saturday said an explosion at an Arctic missile testing site had killed five of its staff after the military had put the toll at two....
09:16, 08/10/2019

‘Break the cycle’ of disaster-response-recovery, urges top UN official, as death toll mounts from Cyclone Idai The destruction unleashed by Cyclone Idai on Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, continues to claim lives and displace thousands, in what the UN’s top disaster risk reduction official called on Monday “the worst extreme weather event to occur so far thi...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Russian health workers say they weren't warned patients were coming from nuclear accident site A mysterious and deadly explosion earlier this month at a naval weapons testing range in northwestern Russia has spawned numerous questions amid changing and conflicting information from authorities, including from health workers who treated those in...
14:00, 08/18/2019

Deadly explosion at Russian test site involved nuclear power source, reports say An explosion at a Russian base that killed at least five people last week involved a small nuclear reactor, state nuclear officials said.        ...
17:32, 08/12/2019

Google to show ads on homepage of mobile site, app Alphabet Inc's Google will begin featuring ads on the homepage of its mobile website and smartphone app later this year, it said on Tuesday, giving the search engine a huge new supply of ad slots to boost revenue....
09:16, 05/14/2019

Google Search won't show more than two top results from the same site Google is rolling out a Search update aimed at giving you more options to choose from in the results page. The tech giant says the update is designed to deliver more site diversity, and that means you now usually won't get more than two top resu...
03:00, 06/07/2019

Germany urges Iran to uphold nuclear deal The German government urged Iran to uphold the nuclear pact it agreed with world powers in 2015, a spokeswoman for the Foreign Ministry said on Monday after Iran announced it would exceed the allowed enriched uranium limit....
04:16, 06/17/2019

See When the Next Season of Your Favorite Show is Coming to Netflix With This Site At some point, we got into the habit of exclusively binge-watching shows at our house. While we do keep up with a handful of series as they’re airing, for the most part, we end up picking a show that has four or five seasons already available and the...
16:48, 06/16/2019

EU urges Iran to halt further measures undermining nuclear deal The European Union on Sunday strongly urged Iran to stop actions that would undermine a landmark 2015 nuclear deal, saying it was in touch with other parties to the deal and may set up a joint commission to look into the issue....
11:00, 07/07/2019

US urges world powers to reject Iran’s “nuclear extortion” The United States is urging world powers involved in the nuclear deal with Iran not to give in to “extortion” by providing Tehran with new economic incentives to get it to back off its recent escalation of its atomic program...
09:00, 07/10/2019

Germany urges Iran to reverse its latest nuclear plans Germany on Sunday urged Iran to stop taking measures that undermined the non-proliferation deal it agreed in exchange for eased sanctions after Tehran announced it would boost nuclear enrichment above agreed limits....
06:32, 07/07/2019

Why The Situation's Wedding Day Had the Jersey Shore Cast Predicting a ''S--t Show Disaster'' The Sitch is hitched! Tonight's 2-hour Jersey Shore Family Vacation special brought fans along for Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino and Lauren Pesce highly-anticipated wedding......
05:16, 08/09/2019

Mike Pompeo urges UK to help rein in 'lawless' Iran over nuclear deal UK told ‘not to soothe the ayatollahs angry’ at US decision to abandon nuclear dealUS secretary of state Mike Pompeo has urged the UK to stand with Washington in reining in Iran’s “bloodletting and lawlessness”, as Tehran took the first conditional s...
21:16, 05/08/2019

Science Museum plans 200 hectare site to show off lost treasures Huge range of objects little seen for decades will be exhibited in facility near Swindon from 2023A site under development by the Science Museum will give the public a chance to see hundreds of thousands of items that have been in storage for decades...
19:48, 05/16/2019

European Union urges Iran to stop violating terms of nuclear deal The European Union on Tuesday called on Iran to ​roll back its decision to enrich uranium beyond the limits of the 2015 nuclear deal. “We continue to urge Iran not take further measures that undermine the nuclear deal to stop and to reverse all activ...
09:48, 07/09/2019

Trump urges Iran to talk over nuclear program, cannot rule out military action U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday urged Iran's leadership to sit down and talk with him about giving up Tehran's nuclear program and said he could not rule out a military confrontation given the heightened tensions between the two countries....
17:00, 05/09/2019

Kremlin blames U.S. for Iran nuclear deal roll-back, urges restraint The Kremlin said on Wednesday that Iran had been provoked into rolling back some of the terms of a 2015 nuclear deal due to external pressure which it blamed on the United States....
05:32, 05/08/2019

Genoa bridge collapse: Shocking videos show aftermath of disaster which claimed at least 35 lives Shocking footage taken in Genoa show the scale of destruction shortly after an 80m swathe of the Morandi bridge fell into a valley along with dozens of cars and trucks, killing at least 35 people....
05:00, 06/28/2019

Britain sees "small window" to salvage nuclear deal, Iran urges Europe to act Britain said on Monday there was a "small window" of time to save the Iran nuclear deal, as Tehran signaled it would ramp up its nuclear program -- seen by the West as a cover for making atomic bombs -- if Europe failed to do more to salvage the pact...
08:16, 07/15/2019

Chernobyl HBO location: Where is Chernobyl filmed? Where is it set? CHERNOBYL on HBO and Sky Atlantic is an incredibly successful dramatisation of the nuclear disaster. But where is the filming location of Chernobyl? And where is it set?...
12:32, 06/12/2019

Kim Little urges Scotland to show natural ability at Women’s World Cup • Arsenal midfielder says team learned from defeat by England• Scotland face Japan in Rennes on Friday in Group DKim Little feels that Scotland showed signs of the ability they possess in their 2-1 defeat by England in their World Cup opener .Scotlan...
14:00, 06/10/2019

Keeping Up With the Plot of the Trump-Kim Nuclear Show Three meetings between the leaders of the U.S. and North Korea resulted in no concrete plans to end Pyongyang’s atomic ambitions. President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un have toned down hostile rhetoric since they first shook hands in Singapore in Jun...
01:00, 07/01/2019

North Korean nuclear envoy emerges at art show after labor exile A senior North Korean official believed to have been exiled to a labor camp after US-Korea nuclear talks fell apart in February was spotted hob-nobbing with dictator Kim Jong Un during an art performance Sunday....
19:16, 06/02/2019

‘Siberian Maldives’ is actually a toxic dump, Instagrammers warned Russian lake that has sparked social media frenzy is full of metal oxides from coal ashA Russian energy company has warned Instagram users not to swim in a mesmerising turquoise lake nicknamed the “Siberian Maldives” because it is actually an ash dum...
05:16, 07/10/2019

Instagrammers pose for pics at luxury furniture stores now They sprawl on fine velveteen sofas, emerge from restrooms suddenly clad in prom dresses, and occasionally attempt picnics below $12,000 lighting fixtures, but Instagrammers are the future, luxury design brands say, and they’re increasingly welcome. ...
12:48, 05/03/2019

Instagrammers reveal secrets of their picture-perfect homes Scroll through Instagram, and you’ll see exotic vacations, rock-hard abs and runway-worthy duds. Then there are images of effortlessly chic interiors. From perfectly decorated coffee tables to walls lined with shelves of DIY shoes, influencers have a...
01:16, 08/08/2019

#couscousforcomment: the hashtag shaming Instagrammers who demand free food Chefs around the world are fed up with so-called social media influencers offering ‘exposure’ – and they’re biting backOne day in April Duncan Welgemoed, chef and part owner of Africola, was checking his emails when he saw a request from a contestant...
13:32, 07/12/2019

Instagrammers warned not to swim in toxic Siberian lake dubbed ‘Novosibirsk Maldives’ A turquoise-colored Siberian lake may be Insta-perfect — but it’s actually an artificial, toxic waste dump, and the company operating the plant is urging visitors not to go into the water. The lake, dubbed the Novosibirsk Maldives, is used to dump as...
20:32, 07/11/2019

Why Teachers In This UP District Take Selfies Before Class Flooded with complaints about absent teachers in primary schools, officials in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki district have introduced a new attendance rule. To mark their attendance, teachers will now......
12:00, 07/17/2019

This PR star says glamorous selfies are the key to her success In the age of Instagram, dress for success isn’t just advice — it’s a social media strategy. Just ask public relations dynamo Susan Magrino, whose roster of clients includes Martha Stewart, the Miami’s Fontainebleau, The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, an...
01:16, 05/04/2019

At Cannes, Wear Heels and Don’t Take Selfies The festival’s director said that the rules are needed to keep up Cannes’ standards. The world’s most famous film festival would not be the same without them....
07:32, 05/13/2019

Chinese tourists are flocking to this lake just for selfies DALI, China — Chinese tourists are flocking to a lake in southwest Yunnan province to recreate photos that have gone viral on social media, the country’s latest selfie craze. Visitors to Erhai lake say photography sets offering everything from rare a...
13:16, 06/21/2019

All of the 2019 Met Gala's Best Candid Moments: Selfies, PDA and So Much More With a theme like "camp," the 2019 Met Gala was bound to be an over-the-top event--and it definitely delivered. On Monday, this year's Met Gala co-chairs Lady Gaga, Serena......
12:48, 05/07/2019

Pixel users can now take selfies with Pikachu and three other Pokemon The Google Pixel line uses Augmented Reality with its Playground feature to allow you to include what it calls Playmoji to appear in your photos and videos. These are AR stickers that are designed to interact with the user and each other. If you shoo...
17:48, 05/02/2019

Burner Apps and No Selfies When Reviewing Restaurants It’s harder to remain incognito in the digital age, says Tejal Rao, our first California restaurant critic. She prefers dining tech that’s understated, too....
12:32, 08/14/2019

Scientists who pose for selfies are more trustworthy: study It’s hardly up there with the discovery of say, radium, but scientists are finding that selfies can really boost their image. “Scientists posting self-portraits (‘selfies’) to Instagram from the science lab/field were perceive...
18:48, 05/13/2019

Bear cub killed for being ‘too friendly’ after tourists fed it, took selfies SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon wildlife officials have killed a young black bear that people have been feeding and taking photos with. The Statesman Journal reports state wildlife biologists determined last week that the 100-pound (45-kilogram) male bear ...
12:48, 06/18/2019

Iran to restart some nuclear activity in response to U.S. withdrawal from nuclear deal Iran will restart part of its halted nuclear program in response to the U.S. withdrawal from a landmark 2015 nuclear deal but does not itself plan to pull out of the agreement, the state-run IRIB news agency reported on Monday....
12:48, 05/06/2019

US national security adviser: There’s ‘no reason’ for Iran to breach nuclear deal unless it’s to seek nuclear weapons ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US national security adviser: There’s ‘no reason’ for Iran to breach nuclear deal unless it’s to seek nuclear weapons....
23:32, 05/28/2019

Selfies could be used to check your blood pressure, scientists discover Selfies could have a vital health purpose beyond simply boosting your self-confidence or showing off your post-workout gains. In a new study, researchers at the University of Toronto figured out a way to accurately measure blood pressure with your ce...
08:16, 08/08/2019

Oregon bear put down after people feed him, take selfies, officials say A black bear was killed by Oregon wildlife officials last week after becoming so accustomed to humans through being fed that the public could get close enough to take selfies with the animal, authorities said....
07:48, 06/16/2019

Snap selfies with Pikachu in Google Pixel's AR Playground You don't have to wait until May 10th to see Pikachu come to life in new ways. Ahead of the long-awaited Pokémon movie, Google released Detective Pikachu, Charizard, Jigglypuff and Mr. Mime as Playmojis for the Pixel's Playground mod...
13:00, 05/02/2019

The Fiver | Posing for selfies with fixed grins across their faces like the best of them Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!The concept of the pre-season tournament, held in more exotic climes, is not a new one. Back in 1960, new league champions Burnley jumped on a cruise liner and headed across the briny to the USA! USA...
08:48, 07/23/2019

Name Missing From Voters' List, Ex-Cricketer Says Officials Took Selfies Furious over not finding his name in the voters' list, former cricketer Bishan Singh Bedi said polling officials, instead of addressing his issue, were busy taking selfies....
14:00, 05/12/2019

Jennifer Lopez Redefines Gym Selfies As She Shows Off Her Toned Abs Jennifer Lopez is once again proving that she's simply unstoppable. The multi-talented artist is only a few weeks from launching her It's My Party tour, which kicks off on June 7......
21:32, 05/25/2019

Qatar not at Copa America to take selfies with Messi, says coach Qatar will not be overawed by the sight of Lionel Messi in Sunday's Copa America Group B decider against Argentina, coach Felix Sanchez said as the Asian champions eye a historic triumph to take them into the quarter-finals....
14:16, 06/22/2019

Researchers develop a new way to track blood pressure… with selfies? A team of researchers in Canada and China are working on a revolutionary new way to track blood pressure: a selfie. The teams, based at the University of Toronto and the Affiliated Hospital of Hangzhou Normal University, just published a proof of con...
17:48, 08/06/2019

Iran's Nuclear Material Stocks Still Within Limits: UN Nuclear Watchdog Iran's stocks of key nuclear materials have increased but are still within the limits set by a 2015 deal with world powers, the latest International Atomic Energy Agency report on the matter said......
16:32, 06/01/2019

Perfect selfies are all over Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat. They're killing us Selfies posted on Snapchat, Facebook and Instagram have gone from duck lips to deadly as front-facing cameras on iPhone and Android have improved.        ...
04:16, 05/22/2019

Dove Cameron Claps Back at Critics Over Braless Selfies Haters, take note: Don't mess with Dove Cameron. The 23-year-old actress stood up to her critics this week after being judged for sharing braless selfies. It all started on......
00:32, 08/16/2019

105 town halls and 35,000 selfies: how Warren has shaken up the 2020 race The Massachusetts senator has led the policy agenda and forced rivals to play catch-up, but her grandest plan is to save capitalism from itself To the crowd of voters who gathered in the garden of a New Hampshire home on a serene summer’s day in June...
07:32, 07/08/2019

People Ignored Rules To Take Selfies With Bear. Officials Shot Him Dead The young black bear was starting to grow comfortable around his new human friends. The 100-pound male, believed to be around 2 or 3 years old, knew he could often find trail mix, sunflower seeds and......
07:00, 06/19/2019

Next Stop: In Lexington, Selfies With American Pharoah, Then ‘Bourbon and Branch’ October is also racing season at Keeneland in Kentucky’s Bluegrass country, where farm visits, locavore restaurants and revived bourbon distilleries beckon....
21:16, 05/04/2019

Carine Roitfeld: 'Drink espresso, sleep in your makeup, don’t take selfies…' Carine Roitfeld, queen of French fashion, reveals her rules for Parisienne chic to a ‘terrified’ Sophie HeawoodCarine Roitfeld was the editor of French Vogue for 10 years, worked closely with Karl Lagerfeld, is an adviser to Tom Ford – and is an abso...
06:00, 06/23/2019

California sunflower farmers ask visitors to stop trampling fields for selfies ‘Selfie seekers’ are causing ‘noticeable concern and damage’ to several properties, according to sheriff’s departmentFarmers in one California county are asking visitors to stop taking selfies in their scenic sunflower fields and be more respectful o...
13:48, 07/03/2019

New knees and tourist selfies: OJ Simpson on life post-prison in Las Vegas Ex-NFL player tries to ‘focus on the positives’ since release from prison in 2017 after serving sentence for kidnapping and robberyTwenty-five years after OJ Simpson was arrested over the killings of his ex-wife and her friend, the NFL great is livin...
14:00, 06/10/2019

Oregon wildlife officials kill bear because people kept taking selfies with him A black bear in Oregon was killed by wildlife officials who decided the furry animal could be a serious threat to parkgoers who kept taking selfies with him, authorities said. The young bear was shot and killed by biologists last week when they disco...
05:32, 06/19/2019

Samsung just launched a phone with a triple-lens camera that rotates for selfies While you wait for the Galaxy Note 10 to come out, you might want to check out Samsung’s latest phone. On Monday, the South Korean giant launched a device that features three cameras on the back, and three on the front, but not at the same time...
02:48, 07/02/2019

No credit cards, no selfies: How Hong Kong’s protesters are evading the surveillance state Today's movement is intentionally leaderless, with participants using cash, encrypted apps and face masks to leave no trace for authorities to follow....
02:32, 06/16/2019

High fives, selfies and a snap election as Zelenskiy takes power in Ukraine Television comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy took the oath of office as Ukraine's new president on Monday, promising that as hard as he had worked in the past to make Ukrainians laugh, he would now work to keep them from crying....
05:32, 05/20/2019

Night King ‘Game of Thrones’ actor's makeup-free selfies shock fans Beneath the ice-blue eyes and crown-like horns of the infamous “Game of Thrones” character the “Night King” lies the seasoned actor and stuntman Vladimir Furdik....
13:32, 04/30/2019

Frat brothers took selfies with his unconscious body after he fell down the stairs. Now, he's paralyzed, lawsuit says A lawsuit says a former West Virginia University student has permanent brain damage from a fraternity party.        ...
14:00, 06/28/2019

Trinity College student Anand Goel took ‘lots’ of selfies before Cliffs of Moher fall A 26-year-old college student in Ireland took “lots” of selfies before he plunged to his death from the Cliffs of Moher, according to a report. Trinity College student Anand Goel died in an accidental fall while snapping photos Jan. 4 at ...
12:00, 07/23/2019

The A to Z of a Writer’s Routine From waking up to snacks to filling the void to actually writing, Grant Snider tells the story of a typical day in the life of someone who lives by the pen....
10:16, 05/24/2019

The truth about Chernobyl? I saw it with my own eyes… Kim Willsher reported on the world’s worst nuclear disaster from the Soviet Union. HBO’s TV version only scratches the surface, she saysThere is a line in the television series Chernobyl that comes as no surprise to those of us who reported on the 19...
02:48, 06/16/2019

The islands more radioactive than Chernobyl Radiation levels across parts of the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean, where the United States tested nuclear bombs during the Cold War, are higher than areas contaminated by the Chernobyl and Fukushima nuclear disasters, new research suggests....
07:00, 07/17/2019

The Lost Women of Chernobyl HBO has done the unexpected and managed to turn a five-part, dead-serious miniseries about the nuclear catastrophe at Chernobyl into a cultural event, complete with memes. The show is a sober examination of the disaster and its literal fallout on the...
01:32, 06/15/2019

Chernobyl tourism is booming Just as Game Of Thrones has brought tourism to the likes of Croatia and Northern Ireland, HBO’s Chernobyl miniseries is now beckoning viewers towards Pripyat, the Ukrainian ghost city that was evacuated after one of the Chernobyl power plant’s reacto...
08:16, 06/04/2019

The city created by the Chernobyl explosion For one city in the Ukraine, the Chernobyl explosion in 1986 was an act of creation. Find out how the nuclear disaster gave birth to Slavutych and what a traveler will find there today....
06:00, 08/17/2019

No, Instagram influencers are not flocking to Chernobyl Influencer culture can be a bit much, to say the least, and understanding it can be a struggle. But if you saw that now-viral tweet about Instagram baddies flocking to Chernobyl to capitalize on its new hype thanks to the HBO show—see it below—know t...
14:16, 06/12/2019

HBO’s Chernobyl Isn’t Just a Historical Drama—It’s a Warning You know you’re in for a bleak story when the hero kills himself in the first scene, as Jared Harris’ character does at the outset of HBO’s Chernobyl. Not that anyone who tunes in to a miniseries with a title like that should be sur...
04:32, 05/02/2019

Chernobyl’s scripts are available for download, if you dare HBO’s Chernobyl miniseries, while fantastic, isn’t likely to have much re-watch value. That’s largely because it’s an incredibly harrowing, depressing, and downright terrifying watch. If, however, you’re curious what such horror looked like on the pa...
11:00, 06/05/2019

Tourists are flocking to Chernobyl thanks to HBO miniseries CHERNOBYL, Ukraine — The success of a US television miniseries examining the world’s worst nuclear accident at Chernobyl has driven up the number of tourists wanting to see the plant, and the ghostly abandoned town that neighbors it, for themselves. ...
16:00, 06/06/2019

Chernobyl suddenly becomes visitor hotspot It was the scene of the world's worst ever nuclear disaster, but three decades later Chernobyl is emerging as one of the planet's hottest tourism tickets after a new TV series....
04:00, 06/11/2019

Beware the Writer as Houseguest Literary history is filled with authors who depended on lengthy visits for room and board, psychological solace and material. But they have not always proved the most gracious guests....
05:00, 07/12/2019

Ansel Elgort confuses everyone with 17 bizarre shirtless selfies: 'What is happening...?' No one knows why Ansel Elgort, who next stars in "The Goldfinch," posted over a dozen shirtless selfies in a row.        ...
23:48, 05/29/2019

Underwear photos prompt Chernobyl criticism The writer and producer of the hit HBO series "Chernobyl," has called on visitors to the site of the nuclear disaster to show respect, after a series of inappropriate photos were posted online....
04:48, 06/12/2019

'Chernobyl' is such a hit its broadcaster is doubling its spending on new shows European broadcaster Sky has announced plans to more than double its spending on original shows over five years after scoring a major hit with "Chernobyl."...
09:00, 06/12/2019

Chernobyl to become official tourist attraction, Ukraine says Chernobyl, the site of the world's worst nuclear disaster which resulted in thousands of deaths, is to become an official tourist attraction, Ukraine's president has announced....
13:48, 07/11/2019

Chernobyl is set to become an official tourist attraction, but is it safe? "Chernobyl is a unique place on the planet where nature has been reborn after a huge man-made disaster," Ukraine's president said."       ...
14:32, 07/15/2019

"Had To Do It," Says Chernobyl Pilot Who Made 3 Flights Within 20 Minutes More than three decades after he flew his helicopter above the radioactive volcano that was Chernobyl's nuclear reactor number four, the site of the world's worst nuclear accident, Mykola Volkozub......
08:00, 08/16/2019

Chernobyl, With Helping Hand From TV, Becomes an Unlikely Tourism Magnet The rising popularity of visits to the nuclear site, attributed partly to the hit HBO show “Chernobyl,” has led to concerns about some guests’ behavior....
14:00, 06/13/2019

Visiting Chernobyl more powerful than Instagram hype The HBO series about the 1986 Ukrainian nuclear disaster has spurred visits to the reactor — and inappropriate selfies. Kai Dambach reflects on his own Chernobyl tour and the disaster's legacy in the social media age....
03:32, 06/20/2019

Moscow residents fight back against 'second Chernobyl' Plans for a new highway through Russia's capital have sparked protests. Locals say the project could cut straight through a nuclear waste site, sending radioactive dust into the air and into Moscow's river....
16:00, 07/23/2019

Russian TV to air its own patriotic retelling of Chernobyl story After success of HBO series, Russian version will revolve around role of a CIA agent before the accidentRussian state TV is set to air its own drama about the deadly 1986 Chernobyl disaster – but unlike the HBO series, which has transfixed viewers ar...
05:16, 06/07/2019

The real-life heroes of Chernobyl watch TV hit Vladimir Naumov and Andrey Nasonov, ex-miners from Tula, had not heard about the hit TV series Chernobyl when we called, but they had caught up by the time we reached them - at least on the episode which features them....
09:32, 06/04/2019

Drones map Chernobyl’s Red Forest for radioactive hotspots Chernobyl’s ghostly Red Forest, one of the most radioactive sites on the planet, has been mapped by specially-equipped drones to measure the extent of its contamination. Researchers from the UK’s University of Bristol, working as part of the National...
16:16, 05/08/2019

£2bn structure sealing off Chernobyl's reactor is unveiled A structure built to contain hundreds of tonnes of radioactive material from the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster has been unveiled by Ukraine's president Volodymyr Zelenskiy....
17:00, 07/10/2019

Chernobyl now: 'I was not afraid of radiation' – a photo essay Photographer Tom Skipp visited Chernobyl and nearby Pripyat, its replacement town Slavutych, and the abandoned sites of the region – meeting the people behind the disaster: from the liquidators who worked at the fallout site, to the resettlers and th...
00:16, 06/07/2019

Edmonton tour guide will take you on trip to Chernobyl An Edmonton tour guide takes you through what it's like to travel through the site considered home of the worst nuclear power plant accident in history....
16:48, 07/19/2019

Why did people take iodine pills after Chernobyl exploded? In the HBO miniseries " Chernobyl ," the Soviet nuclear physicist Ulana Khomyuk (a composite character played by Emily Watson) realizes that there's been a massive release of radioactive material somewhere nearby and immediately pops an iodine pill ....
09:48, 06/05/2019

Russia hates HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’ so much that it’s making its own series HBO’s recently-ended Chernobyl mini-series is easily one of the best shows of the year — and so much better than Game of Thrones season 8, by the way. The show tells the real story of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster as experienced by the ones...
21:16, 06/05/2019

I'm Actress and Writer Mara Wilson, and This Is How I Eat Mara Wilson has been famous for a long time. If you are a young millennial woman, you know who she is, and you were probably obsessed with one of more of her movies as a child. But Wilson doesn’t seem affected by either childhood stardom or her insan...
12:32, 05/14/2019

Veteran NFL writer Don Banks dies at 57 Veteran NFL writer Don Banks died in his sleep the day after attending the 2019 Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony in Canton, Ohio. He was 57....
10:48, 08/05/2019

I'm Nicky Bandini – and I'm still a sports writer For 13 years I have written under a different name. Today I am coming out as transgender, but my love of storytelling remainsI have always loved to write. When I was little, I remember thinking that English exams were a treat: an opportunity to sit d...
11:00, 08/16/2019

| US writer says Trump sexually assaulted her in mid-90s An advice columnist for Elle fashion magazine said in an account published Friday that Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in the dressing room of a New York department store more than two decades ago....
18:16, 06/21/2019

Pop culture is changing the tourism industry – the proof is in Chernobyl Chernobyl, the site of a nuclear accident that left the city abandoned, is seeing a spike in visitors following the release of HBO's popular miniseries based on the events....
05:48, 06/15/2019

Chernobyl beats Game Of Thrones and Breaking Bad to top TV chart New TV series Chernobyl has quickly become the top-rated show on entertainment website IMDB, jumping ahead of long-running fan favourites shows such as Game Of Thrones, Breaking Bad and The Wire....
13:48, 05/24/2019

Scientists produce 'Atomik' vodka from Chernobyl grain Alcohol is free of radioactivity and could help economic recovery in region What do you call vodka produced from grain grown in the exclusion zone around Chernobyl, scene of the world’s worst nuclear disaster 33 years ago?Atomik, of course. Continue ...
07:48, 08/08/2019

Vodka From Chernobyl Is Perfectly Safe, Say the Scientists Who Made It Branded “Atomik” and certified free of excess radioactivity, the artisanal spirit is part of a plan to help revive agriculture and aid residents around the nuclear disaster site....
10:16, 08/09/2019

Inside the abandoned remains of Chernobyl's 'exclusion zone' When photographer David McMillan first visited the city of Pripyat in 1994, he expected his movements to be restricted. Just eight years prior, a reactor at the nearby Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant had exploded, forcing a region-wide evacuation and s...
02:00, 06/12/2019

Russia hates HBO's Chernobyl, decides to make its own series We were huge fans of Chernobyl, HBO’s five-part miniseries about the 1986 nuclear reactor explosion. We weren’t alone, either; the series now has the—frankly, dubious—honor of being the highest-rated show on IMDb, having presumably bumped off The Sha...
13:00, 06/06/2019

'Nobody is not afraid': Chernobyl pilot recalls his fear 33 years ago More than three decades after he flew his helicopter above the radioactive volcano that was Chernobyl's nuclear reactor number four, the site of the world's worst nuclear accident, Mykola Volkozub recalls how he feared for his life....
02:32, 08/16/2019

‘Chernobyl’ miniseries sends curious tourists to Lithuania An HBO miniseries featuring Soviet-era nuclear nightmares has sparked global interest in the 1986 Chernobyl disaster and increased atomic tourism in Lithuania...
03:48, 07/30/2019

Walmart and the Bernie Sanders school of Chernobyl economics Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., reminded us on Wednesday that he has about as much economic sense as President Trump has Twitter decorum. The socialist senator attacked Walmart as a company that "pays many of its employees starvation wages..."...
15:00, 06/05/2019

Chernobyl: the wildlife haven created when people left Rare and endangered animals have thrived in the Chernobyl disaster zone since it was evacuated in 1986, as a new wildlife tour in southern Belarus showsIt is 5.30am in southern Belarus. A pink moon hangs over flat fields tinged with frost, and as we ...
04:32, 05/28/2019

Memes are helping people process the horrors of HBO's Chernobyl Chernobyl, HBO’s gutting five-part miniseries about the 1986 nuclear disaster, has quietly grown in popularity in the aftermath of Game Of Thrones’ divisive final episode. With every episode, Twitter and Reddit’s digital thoroughfares flood with digi...
22:16, 05/29/2019

Chernobyl: horrifying, masterful television that sears on to your brain This breathtaking series throws us right into the hellish chaos of the nuclear disaster – and its terrors are unflinching and unforgettableAfter three of its five episodes aired, the miniseries Chernobyl found its way to the top of IMDB’s top 250 TV ...
08:16, 05/29/2019

Chernobyl FX star DNEG plots blockbuster float A multi-Oscar-winning British visual effects house which has worked on films including First Man and Venom is preparing a blockbuster of its own: a London float that will value it at hundreds of millions of pounds....
08:16, 07/19/2019

Chernobyl comes back to life in Ukrainian computer game A Ukrainian computer game that brings to life a town abandoned after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster may not sound like everyone's idea of fun but has attracted 60,000 people globally since its launch in October....
17:32, 04/28/2019

The Communists Of Russia call for Chernobyl ban, lawsuit against creators Hot on the heels of the Russian government rebuking HBO’s Chernobyl and announcing it was developing its own series about the disaster, the Communists Of Russia, a Marxist-Leninist political party separate from the larger Communist Party Of The Russi...
01:32, 06/15/2019

Climate Change Is Our Generation's Chernobyl Moment to Tell the Truth HBO’s Chernobyl miniseries has reinvigorated our collective fascination with the 1986 nuclear disaster that may have in part contributed to the Soviet Union unraveling. Read more......
11:16, 06/06/2019

Chernobyl's 'sarcophagus' being dismantled due to 'very high' probability of collapse The Chernobyl nuclear power plant's massive "sarcophagus," which covers its radioactive reactor, is being dismantled due to the fact that it might collapse....
11:48, 08/07/2019

Workers to dismantle crumbling 'sarcophagus' at Chernobyl by 2023 The hastily constructed "sarcophagus" originally built to prevent radiation leaking from the destroyed reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Station is crumbling and will be torn down within four years, officials said....
07:16, 08/09/2019

We need to talk marketing ethics: What to consider as a content writer When I started writing, it was really just a hobby. I thought – since I’m already always scribbling away and habitually putting to paper everything I learn, I might as well start sharing it with blogs and communities across the web, to teach and to b...
21:00, 06/30/2019

Queer Muslims Are Still Rare on TV. One Writer Wants to Change That. A recent episode of the CBS drama “The Red Line” featured a gay romance involving a Muslim character. Fawzia Mirza, the episode’s writer, discusses how it came to be....
14:48, 05/29/2019

How ‘Blinded by the Light’ writer got Springsteen’s attention In his 1984 track “No Surrender,” Bruce Springsteen famously wrote, “We learned more from a three-minute record, baby, than we ever learned in school.” Sarfraz Manzoor knows that feeling. Growing up as one of four siblings in the grim, post-industria...
16:32, 08/13/2019

When the World’s Most Famous Mystery Writer Vanished On a cold December night in 1926, Agatha Christie went out in her beloved Morris Crowley roadster and didn’t return home for 11 days. Here’s how her disappearance played out....
05:48, 06/11/2019

New York Auto Show hits and misses: 4 winners, 4 losers from the show floor The Subaru Outback was a hit, but the Mazda CX-5 diesel? Not so much. Here's our list of hits and misses from the 2019 New York Auto Show.        ...
12:16, 04/28/2019

Trump Claimed He’d Show His Taxes. Now He’s Suing California Over New Law That Would Force Him to Show His Returns President Donald Trump once claimed that if he wasn’t being audited he’d have no problem showing his tax returns. While tax-return flashing isn’t a requirement to be president, it’s been the unspoken norm that all presidents since Richard Nixon have ...
10:48, 08/07/2019

Popular British Talk Show The Jeremy Kyle Show Canceled After Death of Guest (LONDON) — British broadcaster ITV on Wednesday canceled a popular, long-running daytime reality show after the death of a guest who failed a lie-detector test during a recording. ITV chief executive Carolyn McCall said The Jeremy Kyle Show was...
09:32, 05/15/2019

Think HBO's Chernobyl Is Brutal? Check Out This Haunting Animation That Aired on TV in the 1950s HBO’s new miniseries Chernobyl has gotten a lot of attention for its gory realism. Radiation from a nuclear power plant disaster is brutal for the human body, to say the least. But the explicit nature of Chernobyl almost pales in comparison to some o...
11:00, 05/31/2019

Chernobyl is still horrifyingly relevant – the lessons have not been learned | Natalia Antonova Watching the Chernobyl TV drama made me realise that the lies and political expediency that led to the tragedy still occurI was two years old and living in Kyiv when the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster happened. In spite of my grandfather’s fa...
18:16, 06/10/2019

Scientists create ‘Chernobyl vodka’ using ingredients from exclusion zone “This is no more radioactive than any other vodka.” A team of scientists reportedly created an artisanal spirit known as Atomik — which they concocted using grain and water from the Chernobyl exclusion zone. It’s the very fist...
23:48, 08/07/2019

'Chernobyl' finale is creating Emmy buzz for Jared Harris If the reaction to Monday night's "Chernobyl" finale is any indication, Jared Harris could be in the mix for this year's Emmy Awards for the first time since his acclaimed run on "Mad Men."...
15:00, 06/04/2019

Chernobyl welcomes the tourists – ‘a messy and morally queasy experience’ Interest in the site of the 1986 nuclear reactor disaster has grown hugely in the wake of the HBO series – but it is a long way from being a place of solemnity and reflectionLast November, I stood in the forest of Pripyat – the town that was evacuate...
12:48, 06/04/2019

Chernobyl Instagram thirst traps are not cool: HBO series creator The internet is blowing up over these Chernobyl selfies and travel porn pics. The nuclear wasteland has become a major tourist attraction since the May premiere of an HBO miniseries about the 1986 power plant tragedy, with some tour groups reporting ...
09:32, 06/12/2019

Chernobyl Connection With Lithuania Boosts "Dark Tourism" Destination Walking along the top of Lithuania's decommissioned nuclear reactor, the set of HBO's critically acclaimed "Chernobyl" TV series, tourist Vytas Miknaitis says he's not "afraid at all"....
23:16, 08/18/2019

Chernobyl finale review – when the dust settles, it will be considered a classic The acclaimed Soviet drama signed off with a haunting episode that somehow found a speck of hope amongst the tragedy and decayA signature of Sky and HBO’s Chernobyl series has been its ability to tell the story of the doomed Soviet power plant throug...
21:00, 06/04/2019

I was attacked for calling for characters of colour in Chernobyl. But history proves me right When I wrote about the drama’s lack of diversity, the response was a volley of racist abuse. Then came the discovery of a real-life black rescue worker at the plant... The US TV network HBO has been seen as a TV trailblazer, frequently bringing diver...
09:48, 08/07/2019

Ukraine plans to make Chernobyl an official tourist attraction For your next vacation, why not go nuclear. The area surrounding Chernobyl — the location of the most devastating nuclear accident in history — will be turned into an official tourist site, a report said. The president of Ukraine signed a decree on W...
16:00, 07/10/2019

Tourists flock to visit Chernobyl after HBO airs its popular series Tourists have flocked to Chernobyl, Ukraine to see the disaster zone and nuclear power plant depicted in HBOs new series "Chernobyl."        ...
16:00, 06/11/2019

Chernobyl, Schrödinger’s Cat, and Telegram Terrorists: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week Happy Sunday evening! Hopefully the events of the last week have been going better for you than YouTube, which spent an impossibly long time flailing around like a Wacky Waving Inflatable Arm Flailing Tube Man after refusing to remove videos of a con...
19:48, 06/09/2019

Why we love to binge on stressful shows like 'Chernobyl' and 'Black Mirror' Streaming services are currently full of shows that give viewers few reasons to be optimistic, such as Hulu's "The Handmaid's Tale" and Netflix's "Black Mirror," both of which depict futuristic dystopias that don't always seem all...
17:16, 06/22/2019

Chernobyl and The Terror docu-dramas expose horror's many faces Stories of Chernobyl's nuclear meltdown and the doomed Franklin hunt for a North-West Passage terrify for very different reasons, says Chelsea Whyte in her latest column...
05:16, 06/24/2019

'Tolkien' looks at early years of 'Lord of the Rings' writer J.R.R. Tolkien's fantastical world of hobbits, elves and orcs have won over fans around the world in the decades since "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings" stories were published....
17:16, 04/28/2019

Toni Morrison, a Writer of Many Gifts Who Bent Language to Her Will Readers could sense in Morrison’s fiction the influences of Ralph Ellison, the Bible and William Faulkner, among others, but her idiosyncratic music was her own....
22:16, 08/06/2019

Body found believed to be missing automotive writer Deputies believe a body found Thursday in a California river is that of a freelance automotive writer who vanished after riding off on a motorcycle weeks ago....
15:00, 06/22/2019

Australia 'deeply disappointed' by writer's detention in China Australia is "deeply disappointed" that Chinese-Australian writer Yang Hengjun has been transferred to criminal detention in China, Foreign Minister Marise Payne said in a strongly-worded statement on Friday....
00:48, 07/19/2019

Writer Marlon James can cook anything, including a shoe Marlon James is living something of a writer’s fantasy life. In 2015, he won the prestigious Man Booker Prize—for his third novel, the decades-spanning, multi-voiced A Brief History Of Seven Killings—becoming the first Jamaican author to do so. In Fe...
08:16, 06/04/2019

Writer Jia Tolentino on Her Obsession with 'Disgusting' Jean Shorts The author and New Yorker staff writer, whose new book of essays ‘Trick Mirror’ is out this week, describes her lifelong affinity for beat-up denim cutoffs....
09:48, 08/07/2019

Italian writer, director Luciano De Crescenzo dies at 90 The publishing house Mondadori says Italy’s popular writer, actor and director Luciano De Crescenzo has died in Rome at 90 after being hospitalized for a few days...
15:00, 07/18/2019

Automotive writer goes missing while test-driving motorcycle SAN FRANCISCO — Authorities using boats and drones searched a Northern California river Monday for a veteran automotive journalist who went missing while test-driving a motorcycle for a story. Calaveras County Lt. Anthony Eberhardt said crews were se...
00:16, 06/11/2019

'We Have Finished the Book in Season 2,' Says Sacred Games Writer Sacred Games writer Varun Grover on finishing the book in season 2, making changes, and trying to be more philosophical. Directors Anurag Kashyap and Neeraj Ghaywan reflect on the direction of Sacred......
01:32, 08/15/2019

Doctor Who anthology drops writer over transgender remarks BBC Books will not print story by Gareth Roberts, who has written for the character before in books and TV, because of ‘offensive language’ in tweetsDoctor Who writer Gareth Roberts has been dropped from a new anthology of stories based on the TV sho...
07:48, 06/05/2019

‘Tootsie’ writer went from garbage collector to Tony nominee Robert Horn, Tony-nominated for his snappy book to “Tootsie,” knows all too well what it’s like to scrape out a living in New York while trying to break into the theater. He never played a tomato, as did Michael Dorsey, the struggling actor at the ce...
15:32, 05/02/2019

A Crime Writer Tackles the Sinister Side of Baltimore Laura Lippman knows her way around Baltimore. Not only did the crime writer grow up in the city, but she also spent 12 years reporting for the Baltimore Sun. Her latest novel, a thriller set in 1960s Baltimore, is based on a real unsolved case in whi...
08:32, 07/18/2019

US Writer Says Trump Allegedly Raped Her At A Store In Mid-1990s An advice columnist for Elle fashion magazine said in an account published Friday that Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in the dressing room of a New York department store more than two decades......
00:00, 06/22/2019

NFL writer Don Banks dies at 57 after covering hall ceremony Don Banks, a longtime NFL writer who worked at Sports Illustrated for 16 years, has died after covering the Pro Football Hall of Fame inductions in Canton, Ohio. He was 57....
04:48, 08/06/2019

‘Bottom of the 9th’ writer has his own Rocky-esque underdog tale If it isn’t quite “Rocky Balboa plays baseball,” the recently released film “Bottom of the 9th,” starring real life couple Joe Manganiello and Sofia Vergara, carries more than a bit of that underdog vibe. It’s a fun, understated movie about a gruff N...
13:16, 08/01/2019

At $13,500, Could This 1988 Suzuki Samurai “Show Car” Show You a Thing or Two? We may not be able to enjoy Suzuki’s new Jimny here in the U.S., but today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Samurai may make the loss a lot easier to take. That is of course, if its price is a good take....
05:32, 05/09/2019

Radiation levels in Marshall Islands still exceed Fukushima, Chernobyl: study Radiation levels across the Marshall Islands in the central Pacific Ocean, where the United States conducted more than 65 nuclear tests during the Cold War, are still alarmingly high — even higher than Fukushima and Chernobyl in some parts, a new stu...
22:00, 07/15/2019

Chernobyl's Red Forest mapped by drones as scientists discover radioactive hotspots Chernobyl’s ghostly Red Forest, one of the most radioactive sites on the planet, has been mapped by specially-equipped drones to measure the extent of its contamination....
15:00, 05/08/2019

HBO’s new Chernobyl mini-series shows how good science is undermined by secrecy Chernobyl (2019) | Official Trailer | HBO When reactor four at the Chernobyl nuclear plant exploded in April 1986 outside of Pripyat, Ukraine, the whole world watched in horror as tidbits of information leaked out of the tightly controlled Soviet U...
11:00, 05/06/2019

Stephen King says it's 'impossible' to watch HBO's 'Chernobyl' without 'thinking of Donald Trump' Iconic author Stephen King expressed on Thursday that it's "impossible" to watch the HBO mini-series "Chernobyl" without thinking about President Trump. ...
18:32, 05/30/2019

Watch: Scientists create drinkable vodka from Chernobyl water, grain A group of scientists announced they have created vodka from ingredients found inside the Chernobyl exclusion zone and verified that it is safe to drink....
11:16, 08/09/2019

Parts of the Marshall Islands are more radioactive than Chernobyl and Fukushima, study finds Radiation levels across parts of the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean, where the United States tested nuclear bombs during the Cold War, are higher than areas contaminated by the Chernobyl and Fukushima nuclear disasters, new research suggests....
09:00, 07/17/2019

Chernobyl’s Cars Paint a Fascinating and Grim Picture Of Soviet Life At this very moment, the highest-rated television show on IMDb, beating out The Wire, Breaking Bad, the first few actually good seasons of Game of Thrones and other worshipped favorites is a bleakly terrifying mini-series about a nuclear disaster tha...
08:16, 05/31/2019

Ukraine troops hold target practice in Chernobyl Exclusion Zone In the course of filming in Pripyat, DW reporters learned that the Ukrainian national guard holds target practice in the radioactively contaminated city. Why there, and how dangerous is it?...
02:16, 08/01/2019

No foul play suspected in disappearance of California automotive writer David Gordon Johnson, 43, disappeared while on his way home to the Sacramento area from a long-distance motorcycle ride that friends said was meant as a test drive for a magazine article he planned to write....
04:16, 06/13/2019

The Rolling Stones finally allow "Bittersweet Symphony" writer to get his royalties Today in happy news that is still tinged with a faint sense of sadness (is there a word for that?), NME is reporting that Mick Jagger and Keith Richards have released their control of the rights to The Verve’s hit “Bittersweet Symphony” and given the...
14:48, 05/23/2019

"She's Not My Type": Trump Denies Sexual Assault Allegations By US Writer President Donald Trump on Monday said New York-based writer E. Jean Carroll was "totally lying" when she accused him of sexually assaulting her more than two decades ago, adding that Carroll is "not......
20:00, 06/24/2019

Danielle Steel is a prolific writer, but is that to be envied? | Oliver Burkeman Working all the time, she’s written 179 books. But compulsive productivity has a flip sideThe novelist Danielle Steel has written 179 books, releasing them at the rate of seven a year – and for all I know, she’ll have released a few more in the days ...
09:48, 05/31/2019

Longtime Texas baseball writer Gerry Fraley dies at 64 DALLAS (AP) — Gerry Fraley, a longtime baseball writer who spent most of his career with The Dallas Morning News, has died. He was 64. Fraley died early Saturday after a two-year battle with cancer, the newspaper reported. After covering the Braves f...
12:16, 05/25/2019

Rami Malek and Fleabag writer revealed for next Bond film Oscar-winner Rami Malek has been confirmed to star in the next Bond film, with Fleabag writer Phoebe Waller-Bridge due to add a bit of comedy magic to the script....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Hemingway center opens in Cuba to preserve writer's work A restoration center to preserve the work of Ernest Hemingway opened in Cuba on Saturday, highlighting an area of cooperation with the United States even as bilateral ties between the old Cold War foes have chilled again....
10:48, 04/28/2019

'Tame the nightmare': U.S. writer McKibben pushes climate strike Bill McKibben, a U.S. author and leading figure in global climate activism, has challenged adults to join a youth-led general strike in September, saying bold action may yet prevent civilization being cut off "at the knees."...
03:00, 06/14/2019

Rep. Dan Crenshaw blasts NY Times writer, other critics: 'They have succeeded in politicizing 9/11' Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas, addressed a New York Times op-ed writer who accused him of not supporting the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund on Wednesday, calling the writer's initial accusation "inexcusable."...
22:48, 06/12/2019

Germany's center-left SPD ousts anti-Islam writer Thilo Sarrazin, 74, has said he will appeal the decision, and denies claims that his books are racist. SPD leadership has welcomed the decision, as they have tried three times to oust Sarrazin....
08:32, 07/11/2019

Body of missing automotive writer found in California river SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities in Northern California say they have found a body believed to be that of a veteran automotive journalist who went missing while test-driving a motorcycle for a story. The Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office said F...
14:16, 06/21/2019

X-Men: First Class writer says Fox planned a team-up movie that would've put The Avengers to shame It wasn’t clear if Marvel Studios’ grand experiment was going to work out until The Avengers became a huge hit in 2012, but anyone could tell before the movie came out that the studio was working toward something special. So special, apparently, that...
19:32, 06/03/2019

Primo Levi: Remembering the Holocaust writer born 100 years ago He managed to survive Auschwitz by chance. The Italian Jewish chemist then went on to write invaluable autobiographical accounts of life in the Nazi concentration camps and of displaced people after World War II....
09:48, 07/31/2019

Opinion: This sports writer didn't need Mom to throw BP. He needed her for everything else In those families where Dad coaches the soccer team, throws batting practice and tosses the football, what does Mom do? The important stuff.        ...
10:00, 05/12/2019

Toni Morrison was our greatest writer, and her stories about race our most essential Toni Morrison wrote about the black experience in an America that didn't want to confront its racist history. And she was the greatest writer we had.        ...
23:16, 08/06/2019

Romance writer arrested on drug charges in West Virginia BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (AP) — Police in West Virginia have arrested a popular self-published romance writer on drug charges following a traffic stop. The Exponent Telegram reports 28-year-old Kelly Ann Scyoc of Lumberport was charged Wednesday with conspi...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Nobel Prize-Winning Writer Toni Morrison Dies At 88 Toni Morrison, the first African American woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, has died following a short illness, her family said in a statement on Tuesday. She was 88....
07:48, 08/06/2019

The writer of ‘The Secret Life of Pets 2’ was channeling his own fatherhood fears Plenty of parents can relate to Max, whose love for his owners' new baby evolves into a new kind of anxiety over protecting the child from any and every possible threat....
11:32, 06/11/2019

Kenyan writer Wainaina, challenger of African stereotypes, dies at 48 Binyavanga Wainaina, the award-winning Kenyan writer who challenged stereotypes of Africa with biting satire and took on prejudice by documenting his life as an openly gay man, has died aged 48....
03:32, 05/22/2019

Two women say writer told them of alleged Trump assault at the time Two women have backed up writer E. Jean Carroll's account of an alleged sexual attack by President Donald Trump more than 20 years ago, both saying in an interview published on Thursday that she had told them about it at the time....
12:48, 06/27/2019

South African writer Pumla Gqola on books and liberation Twenty-five years after the first post-apartheid elections took place in South Africa, Pumla Gqola, a prominent feminist author in the country, shares her views on democracy with DW....
11:48, 05/01/2019

George R.R. Martin Says Game of Thrones Ending Was Freeing as a Writer Writing a fantasy epic is hard. Writing a fantasy epic while also competing with a television show that adapts said epic, and will finish before you? Apparently that’s way harder.Read more......
20:48, 08/18/2019

Lipstick, glitter and pink, pink, pink: selfies rule at Meccaland – a photo essay Instagram-ready backdrops at every turn, 15,000 makeup buffs preen and purchase their way through Sydney’s three-day beauty festivalOn a stage carpeted in hot pink, two young women race to apply lipstick while balancing on wobble boards. With seconds...
10:16, 05/20/2019

Radiation levels at Marshall Islands test sites 10 times greater than Chernobyl More than a half-century after the United States government ended nuclear tests on the Marshall Islands, radiation levels are still dangerously high....
20:16, 07/16/2019

Radiation levels in Marshall Islands higher than Fukushima, Chernobyl, study finds Radiation levels across the Marshall Islands in the central Pacific Ocean, where the United States conducted more than 65 nuclear tests during the Cold War, are still alarmingly high — even higher than Fukushima and Chernobyl in some parts, a new stu...
03:32, 07/16/2019

This Bottle of Vodka Was Made From Grain Grown Inside the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone Grains and water from Chernobyl’s dreaded exclusion zone have been used to produce a single bottle of vodka. Called ATOMIK, the vodka could revolutionize the way land is reclaimed in the radioactive region surrounding the beleaguered nuclear power pl...
17:16, 08/08/2019

Donald Trump accused of sexually assaulting writer E Jean Carroll Carroll alleges that Trump assaulted her in a Bergdorf Goodman dressing room in 1995 or 1996, as president says he ‘never met’ herDonald Trump is facing a fresh allegation that he sexually assaulted a woman in his days as a real estate developer in t...
17:48, 06/21/2019

Chinese Australian writer facing possible charges after six months in China jail Australian authorities are seeking to confirm that a China-born Australian writer has been moved to a detention center in Beijing ahead of possible charges Friday for allegedly endangering China's national security....
23:16, 07/18/2019

Mid-Storm, Atlantic Editor Explains His White Male Writer Comments. Or Tries To. “It’s really, really hard to write a 10,000-word cover story,” Jeffrey Goldberg said in an interview about writers who can produce marquee magazine pieces. He said his comments were misconstrued....
13:00, 06/07/2019

Toni Morrison: farewell to America's greatest writer – we all owe her so much | Chigozie Obioma Booker nominated author Chigozie Obioma reflects on losing a ‘literary mother’ and her encouragement for generations of black and African writers to come‘Rest, Toni Morrison. You were magnificent’: leading writers on the great American authorIt was w...
03:16, 08/07/2019

Physician, ultrarunner, thriller writer… meet the man who lives life to the full Professor Hugh Montgomery says mastering new skills helps him relax – and makes life appear to last longerI meet Prof Hugh Montgomery the day after the heatwave reaches its sticky, stultifying peak, a day when Londoners are red-eyed, over-caffeinated...
12:48, 08/17/2019

Game of Thrones Writer to Consult on Lord of the Rings Prequel Series Game of Thrones alum Bryan Cogman has been tapped by Amazon Prime Video to work as a consultant on its in-the-works Lord of the Rings prequel series....
02:00, 05/22/2019

‘2 Broke Girls’ writer Liz Astrof finds laughs in her home life, too TV comedy writer Liz Astrof (“2 Broke Girls,” “King of Queens”) periodically takes her two kids on so-called “Guilt Trips” (so named because she works overtime all the time). It’s one of countless hilarious tales relayed in “Don’t Wait Up: Confession...
12:16, 08/03/2019

China Formally Arrests Australian Writer on National-Security Grounds China formally arrested an Australian writer on alleged national-security grounds, his lawyers said, advancing a case that has added to tense relations between Beijing and Australia....
08:32, 07/18/2019

Original Easy A writer developing new spin-off, possibly without Emma Stone Nearly a decade after Easy A turned Emma Stone into a star, Screen Gems has decided that it’s time to go back and do a sequel—or a “spin-off,” though that doesn’t seem like the right word (we’ll get to that later). This comes from Variety, which says...
13:00, 06/20/2019

Seattle Times Journalist Suspended After Harassing Writer With Gross Twitter DMs Seattle Times journalist Mike Rosenberg was apparently suspended by the newspaper after he seemingly sent writer Talia Jane an explicit direct message early Sunday morning. Jane alerted the paper to his behavior, and editors subsequently announced th...
21:00, 05/05/2019

A Writer Followed 3 Women’s Sex Lives for Nearly a Decade. The Result Is a Compelling Portrait of Desire “Express yourself, don’t repress yourself/ Express yourself, don’t repress yourself.” The opening lines from Madonna’s song “Human Nature” are pretty simple. And yet when it was released in 1995, the song was...
09:00, 06/27/2019

'I am transgender': Guardian football writer Nicky Bandini comes out in Twitter video Guardian football writer Nicky Bandini, who previously worked under the name of Paolo, has come out as transgender.In a video posted on Twitter, the Serie A expert said: 'The thing that you need to know is nothing much changes in terms of my work. I ...
11:00, 08/16/2019

Name-dropping John Crudele solved letter writer’s estate problem Dear John: I have an issue with Kings County Surrogate’s Court. In order to obtain unclaimed funds for my father, I need Letters of Voluntary Administration for his aunt’s estate. I took my father to Kings County court, filled out the information on ...
15:00, 07/14/2019

David Makes Man Is a Stirring Portrait of Black Boyhood From a Moonlight Writer It’s a story pop culture keeps retelling: A smart, kindhearted kid from a poor neighborhood sees his potentially bright future threatened by gangs. Movies like Boyz n the Hood set the prototype in the 1990s. The 21st century has brought variati...
00:16, 08/09/2019

Tanya Saracho and Mishel Prada on Vida and the value of an inclusive writer's room Starz’s vibrant comedy-drama Vida, one of our favorite shows of 2018, returns for its second season this Sunday. Ahead of its release, we sat down with creator and showrunner Tanya Saracho, and star Mishel Prada to talk about the show, the infamous “...
19:48, 05/20/2019

Writer E. Jean Carroll accuses Trump of rape. Why are we so reluctant to talk about it? Advice columnist E. Jean Carroll wrote in her memoir that President Donald Trump raped her in a Bergdorf Goodman dressing room in the 1990s.        ...
15:48, 06/24/2019

Writer sues after losing book deal over transit worker flap WASHINGTON (AP) — A writer who faced social media backlash for calling out a transit worker eating on a train is suing her publisher. Lawyers for Natasha Tynes filed suit against publisher Rare Bird Lit., Inc. on Friday in Los Angeles County Superior...
17:16, 06/08/2019

'Practical Magic' streaming series coming from 'Jessica Jones' writer WarnerMedia announced that Melissa Rosenberg will write an HBO Max streaming series based on another novel by "Practical Magic" author Alice Hoffman, set before the events of the Sandra Bullock/Nicole Kidman film....
13:48, 08/19/2019

The Flash Film in Talks With Stephen King's It Director, Bumblebee Writer The standalone Flash movie has reportedly found a new director and writer in Andy Muschietti and Christina Hodson, respectively. Pre-production is expected to start by January 2020....
00:16, 07/03/2019

True-crime writer accused of making up interviews with serial killers A popular true-crime writer has been accused of making up interviews with many of the world’s most high-profile serial killers, including Ted Bundy, Jeffrey Dahmer and Charles Manson. Paul Harrison, 59, the author of more than 33 books, is a fo...
08:00, 07/16/2019

A new documentary about Toni Morrison puts a great American writer into context Calling Timothy Greenfield-Sanders’ documentary Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am just a “biography” of the Pulitzer- and Nobel-winning novelist doesn’t properly describe what the filmmaker’s doing here. From the opening minute, the movie jumps straight...
16:00, 06/18/2019

Seattle Times suspends reporter for sexual misconduct with female writer The Seattle Times on Sunday suspended real estate reporter Mike Rosenberg after another journalist, Talia Jane, tweeted screenshots of direct messages he sent that she alleged were sexually explicit and harassing. Jane, 29, did not reveal Rosenberg&#...
14:16, 05/08/2019

Legendary baseball writer Gerry Fraley dies after cancer battle Gerry Fraley, who spent three decades at The Dallas Morning News covering the Texas Rangers, baseball and other sports, died Saturday at 64.        ...
13:00, 05/25/2019

As the kids show what they can do, the Nats show what they could still be this year Washington doesn’t have a history of overcoming a slow start to the season, but Juan Soto, Victor Robles and Carter Kieboom could change that narrative....
18:32, 04/28/2019

Not-So-Great News For The Future Of Television: The Scene In ‘Chernobyl’ Where They Shoot All The Dogs Has The Highest TV Ratings Ever TV fans, prepare yourselves, because there’s some news that may be not-so-great for the future of televised entertainment as we know it: HBO has reported that the scene in Chernobyl where the Russian soldiers shoot all the dogs has broken all previou...
10:16, 06/04/2019

The Pretty One: With a New Memoir, Writer-Activist Keah Brown Is Redefining Disability on Her Own Terms How do you say the word “disability”? Does it feel shameful or derogatory, or does it roll off of your tongue, matter-of-factly? Writer and disability activist Keah Brown wishes we were all less precious when talking about disability, because while i...
16:16, 08/06/2019

Michelle Rodriguez calls bullshit on Hobbs & Shaw writer's #JusticeForHan promise Michelle Rodriguez is a complicated person. Sometimes she has Good Takes, like when she refused to do more Fast And Furious movies until they committed to handling the female characters better. Sometimes she has Bad Takes, like when she dismissed tha...
19:48, 08/06/2019

Dan Crenshaw fact-checks NYT writer who wrongly accused him of not supporting 9/11 victims fund Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Tex, had a sharp response to a New York Times writer who accused him of not supporting the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund, urging the liberal journalist to "check his facts."...
17:48, 06/11/2019

Massive Search Underway for Auto Journalist and Former Jalopnik Writer Davey Johnson The global community of automotive journalists isn’t particularly huge, so when something happens to one of our own, it gets our attention. When it happens to one as well-liked, respected, and well-known as Davey Johnson, it’s a big deal. The last an...
16:48, 06/10/2019

Kahaani Writer-Director Sujoy Ghosh on Making His Netflix Debut With Typewriter Typewriter, Netflix's next Indian original series from Sujoy Ghosh, is about a bunch of kids trying to capture a ghost that inhabits a haunted house in small-town Goa. Ghosh, Purab Kohli, and Palomi......
07:16, 07/11/2019

Pose writer and director Janet Mock signs historic Netflix deal Janet Mock, a director, producer, and writer on FX’s Pose, just inked a three-year, multimillion-dollar deal with Netflix that allows the streamer exclusive rights to her TV series and a first-look option on feature film projects. As Variety notes, t...
14:48, 06/19/2019

Creator Marta Kauffman on Grace and Frankie and building out a successful writer's room Grace And Frankie is one of Netflix’s most popular, longest running shows, largely thanks to the chemistry between Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda. At the helm of the hit show is showrunner and Friends co-creator Marta Kauffman. We recently sat down with...
09:48, 06/12/2019

“She Was Our Seer, Our Oracle, Our Liberator”: Writer Kuchenga Pays Tribute To Toni Morrison “With the passing of Toni Morrison, following the passing of Ntozake Shange, following the passing of Maya Angelou; black women writers are now in mourning for these mothers who most definitely still viewed us, quite rightly, as children”...
19:48, 08/07/2019

Veteran NFL writer Don Banks dies after covering Pro Football Hall of Fame ceremony Don Banks, best known for his 17 years at Sports Illustrated, died in his sleep Sunday after just covering the Pro Football Hall of Fame ceremonies.       ...
17:48, 08/04/2019

A Former Vanity Fair Writer Criticizes the Handling of Her 2003 Profile of Jeffrey Epstein The arrest of the financier reopened old wounds in the world of magazine journalism, with the writer Vicky Ward accusing the editor Graydon Carter of having toned down an article....
18:16, 07/09/2019

Mortal Kombat writer promises R-rating, ample chances for characters to "finish him" Once upon a time, the only way weirdo kids could only see violence onscreen was by sneaking into movies or playing Mortal Kombat, the video game that kept your terrified parents up at night. It’s nostalgic, honestly, to remember the days we huddled i...
14:16, 07/12/2019

Portland mayor should be investigated by feds over Antifa attack on conservative writer, Sen. Cruz says Sen. Ted Cruz is calling for federal law enforcement to investigate Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler following criticism of his handling of protests this weekend during which a conservative writer claims he was attacked by members of Antifa....
20:00, 07/01/2019

Baseball Writer Jonah Keri Arrested, Charged With Assault On His Wife [Update] Baseball writer Jonah Keri, who works for The Athletic, Sportsnet, and DraftKings, was arrested Thursday and charged after an alleged assault on his wife, as reported today by CTV Montreal....
12:48, 07/19/2019

Indian Writer Annie Zaidi Wins USD 100,000 Global Book Prize 'Nine Dots' Indian writer Annie Zaidi was on Wednesday announced as the 2019 winner of the USD 100,000 Nine Dots Prize, a prestigious book prize created to award innovative thinking that addresses contemporary......
08:00, 05/29/2019

AMC orders episodic anthology series from Black Mirror and Stranger Things writer AMC already has a season-long anthology series in the form of The Terror, but now it’s getting the other kind of anthology show from writer Will Bridges (a veteran of Black Mirror and Stranger Things). According to a press release, the untitled six-e...
15:32, 05/16/2019

Praisesong for the Writer: The Literary World Mourns the Death of Author Paule Marshall “Heartbreaking news...Another beloved elder has crossed over,” tweeted two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage on Thursday afternoon. On the heels of Toni Morrison’s death on Aug. 5, the beloved elder Nottage was referring to was auth...
12:32, 08/16/2019

‘Hobbs & Shaw’ writer talks to us about the latest blockbuster ‘Fast & Furious’ movie The newest installment in the Fast & Furious franchise — Hobbs & Shaw, topped by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Jason Statham — looks headed to a $57 million opening weekend in North America, according to early estimates. If yo...
15:48, 08/03/2019

New York Times op-ed writer calls for public shaming of US Border Patrol agents A human rights professor called for the identities of U.S. Border Patrol agents to be made public so they can be "shamed" for the mistreatment of migrants, saying a "mass atrocity" may be taking place. ...
06:16, 07/01/2019

Swiss writer Lukas Bärfuss wins prestigious Georg Büchner Prize German's most esteemed literary prize has been awarded to the prodigious Swiss author, playright and essayist, who was praised for examining the "fundamental existential condition of modern life."...
11:32, 07/09/2019

Amazon orders comedy series from ‘Girls Trip’ writer Tracy Oliver Amazon has ordered ten episodes of a comedy series about the lives of four black women in New York City from Tracy Oliver, reported Deadline. Oliver, who is best known for her work in Girls Trip, Awkward Black Girl and teen drama The Sun is Also a St...
20:16, 07/08/2019

She’s Gotta Have It Writer Responds to John Boyega Regarding ‘Trash’ Black Brits Scene In the fifth episode of She’s Gotta Have It’s second season, titled, “SuperCaliFragiSexy,” Nola Darling (DeWanda Wise) and her new lust interest Olumide “Olu” Owoye (Michael Luwoye) are chillin’ on the couch discussing Black British actors’ impact on...
17:16, 06/05/2019

'We're living in emergency times': nature writer Barry Lopez's dire warning We must learn from the wisdom of traditional societies, says the writer whose new book Horizon describes his life through his experience of six geographical regionsWhile Extinction Revolution was gearing up for another impressive protest, Barry Lopez...
05:32, 05/07/2019

Yang Hengjun: Australian writer detained in China expected to be charged, lawyer says Yang, who has been detained for six months, is expected to be charged with endangering national securityAustralian writer Yang Hengjun is expected to be formally charged with endangering national security, according to his lawyer. Yang, a Chinese pub...
05:48, 07/18/2019

Donald Trump sexually assaulted E. Jean Carroll in the mid-1990s, writer says in new book E. Jean Carroll says in a new book that President Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in a dressing room of the Bergdorf Goodman store in New York City in the mid-1990s. The White House strongly denied her claims....
18:32, 06/21/2019

Body-Positive Marketing: Dove’s New Freak Show Wagon Of ‘Nature’s Most Curious Mistakes And Human Horrors’ Is Traveling Across America To Show That Beauty Comes In All Shapes And Sizes If you’re tired of beauty brands promoting the same unrealistic “conventionally attractive” body types as always, you are going to absolutely love this bold new campaign from a company whose marketing team truly gets it: Dove’s new freak show wagon, ...
07:00, 05/02/2019

A New Toni Morrison Documentary Gives the World’s Greatest Living Writer Her Flowers, and Plants New Seeds Toni Morrison had to figure out a way to talk to Muhammad Ali. It was the mid-seventies and at the time, she was his editor, tasked with bringing his autobiography to the world. But Ali wouldn’t speak to her—deferring instead to whatever man was in t...
11:48, 06/21/2019

'X-Men: Dark Phoenix' writer, director Simon Kinberg takes blame for film's failure For Simon Kinberg, the buck stops here when it comes to the failure of "Dark Phoenix" to live up to the commercial and critical success of previous films in the "X-Men" franchise....
13:32, 06/16/2019

D.C. writer who lost book deal for shaming transit worker sues publisher for $13M: report A D.C.-based writer who lost her book deal for shaming a black Metro worker opened a $13 million lawsuit against her publisher on Friday, according to a report....
03:16, 06/10/2019

Like a Mother: With a New Column and Coast, Writer-Activist Jamilah Lemieux Talks Progressive Parenting Jamilah Lemieux is a millennial working mother—emphasis on working. The acclaimed journalist, activist, cultural critic, communications expert and “fixer” is one of the leading voices of her generation on issues of race, gender and sexuality, putting...
17:16, 07/29/2019

Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers' New Writer Breaks Down the Big Twists of Today's Major Issue A new era has begun for the world’s most morphinominal heroes. Not just because the series has a new creative team in Shattered Grid’s Ryan Parrott and Daniele Di Nicuolo, but because after some time away, the original Power Rangers are back. And thi...
14:16, 06/26/2019

John Wick writer launches grappling hook over to Just Case video game adaptation The Just Cause video game series has always been built on unnecessarily dramatic stunts, allowing players to, say, destroy an enemy base by having protagonist Rico Rodriguez fly a fighter jet toward the base, then jump out and ride on top, then shoot...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Fellow writers, fans shocked and saddened by death of Christian writer Rachel Held Evans Rachel Held Evans, who is known for her progressive Christian voice, died early Saturday morning after a brief illness, according to her husband.        ...
09:16, 05/05/2019

Portland police release photos of suspects in violent Antifa clashes that injured conservative writer Authorities in Oregon released images of suspects involved in the Antifa-led attacks last weekend that injured several conservative demonstrators -- and at least one journalist -- as the head of Portland's police union told the city's mayor on Monday...
12:48, 07/02/2019

Barstool Sports fires writer for mocking Utah student Mackenzie Lueck before she was found dead The popular sports website Barstool Sports fired one of its writers for mocking Mackenzie Lueck, the missing 23-year-old college student who was found dead Friday. ...
14:00, 07/01/2019

Jeremy Kyle show death: Guest Steve Dymond died in suspected suicide 'over repercussions of the show' A Jeremy Kyle Show guest was found dead in his rented room in a suspected suicide after "growing concerned about the repercussions of the show", an inquest has heard....
06:32, 05/22/2019

BH90210 Season 2 Would Be a "Show Within a Show" We're barely a week into BH90210 and yet we already know what the future of the show could look like. Tori Spelling and Jennie Garth sat down with E! News' Erin Lim to talk about......
06:00, 08/15/2019

Auto writer Davey Johnson took a motorcycle for a test drive in the Sierra Nevada last week. Now he's missing Automotive journalist Davey G. Johnson was last heard from Wednesday, when he told a friend he was going home after a test drive in the Sierra Nevada.        ...
22:48, 06/10/2019

Well, That Was A Disaster For The Sharks The Sharks seem pretty, pretty boned after Sunday’s 5-0 loss to the Blues, which gives St. Louis a 3-2 series lead. And it’s not even the whole verge-of-elimination thing; San Jose has faced that before, and they’re still here. But if they’re to comp...
06:16, 05/20/2019

How to prepare for a natural disaster From earthquakes in California to hurricanes in the Atlantic, natural disasters can create life-threatening situations. These disasters vary somewhat in the ways you prepare. For example, you wouldn't necessarily move fragile items to the floor for a...
12:32, 07/12/2019

Yankees must think out of the box to end pitching disaster BOSTON — Time for extreme measures. Bullpenning. Openers. Whatever it takes to get the Yankees out of this full-blown starting pitching meltdown. For that’s what we are witnessing here at Fenway Park, CC Sabathia’s abbreviated outing the latest domin...
05:16, 07/28/2019

Can these new tricks fix the disaster of chatbots? The bar is set pretty low for chatbots, which exhibit fairly tedious and even idiotic streams of thought when engaging in chit-chat with people. A raft of new papers from Facebook and academic partners provide promising new directions, though the goa...
15:48, 07/29/2019

Blame FDR for our healthcare disaster Left, Right, and in between, everyone can agree that our employer-provided health insurance industry is failing. Even if the overwhelming majority of Americans wish to keep their private health insurance, the market itself issues perverse incentives ...
22:48, 07/06/2019

TEKNET: Disaster scams Hurricane season officially started June 1, while much of the midwest is still recovering from tornadoes and flooding, Americans always step up when disaster strikes and scammers are always trying to cash in on American generosity. John Overall hs ti...
07:16, 06/11/2019

World Cup: How US can avenge its last disaster to win it all The U.S. rolled through the last Women’s World Cup as one of the greatest teams of all time. But they crashed out of their last major tourney — the 2016 Olympics — with the worst showing in their history. That’s the backdrop as they head into this Wo...
18:16, 06/08/2019

‘Everyone knows it will be a disaster’ – May’s invisible campaign As the PM recedes from view, her colleagues are more interested in the race to succeed her than the European electionsThe room is booked, the camera tripods assembled, the crowd of eager, political types – including a healthy smattering of aides, wan...
08:48, 05/22/2019

The American League disaster that isn’t going away Memorial Day traditionally has been viewed as the start of the pennant races. So let’s get ready for the excitement by declaring the AL races — over. At best, six teams are likely vying for five spots, and if you believe the Indians are more house of...
13:32, 05/18/2019

Americans consider this a vacation disaster What do Americans consider vacation disasters? A new study from Roku finds that internet is pretty important. Keri Lumm reports.       ...
15:00, 08/14/2019

'Chernobyl' recap: Final, horrifying episode features the radioactive political fallout The fifth and final episode of HBO's "Chernobyl" brings a search for the right villains for the disaster. A recap of the horrifying political fallout.        ...
04:48, 06/04/2019

| Honduras probes fishing disaster after 27 die Honduran authorities said they are investigating the causes of an accident in which at least 27 people died after their fishing boat sank off the Caribbean coast....
04:32, 07/05/2019

| Not making top eight a 'disaster' for Kaizer Chiefs Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp said it was a disaster that the Soweto giants missed out on a place in the top eight of the Absa Premiership this season....
05:16, 05/12/2019

Trump's economy is the Democrats' disaster The creation of 224,000 new jobs in June further consolidates President Trump's economic stewardship. Beating expectations, those job numbers give Trump the central plank of his reelection campaign....
16:00, 07/05/2019

Hurricane Barry: What you need when disaster strikes Your smartphone can be your lifeline – with back-battery charger and life-saving apps. You also need some other gadgets.       ...
19:00, 07/11/2019

China says war with US would be a disaster as tensions mount Defence minister Wei Fenghe said China would ‘fight to the end’ on trade issues but was open to talksChinese defence minister Wei Fenghe criticised the United States on Sunday for its support for self-ruled Taiwan and for naval operations in the disp...
23:16, 06/01/2019

House Will Not Act on Disaster Relief Until Next Week Representative John Rose, Republican of Tennessee, used the power of a single lawmaker to object to final passage of a disaster relief package by unanimous consent....
14:48, 05/30/2019

Trump takes dig at Dems on disaster aid President Donald Trump on Monday attacked Democrats for holding up a disaster aid deal, and reupped his claims that Puerto Rico is receiving too much federal assistance.“Puerto Rico has been given more money by Congress for Hurricane Disaster Relief,...
09:16, 05/06/2019

| Outcry at £6,500 fine over Hillsborough disaster Relatives of victims of the 1989 Hillsborough football stadium disaster have voiced shock after the only person ever convicted over the tragedy was sentenced to a fine....
08:32, 05/13/2019

When disaster hits, Indonesia’s Islamists are first to help Indonesia’s Islamic Defenders Front is known for vigilante actions against gays, Christmas decorations and prostitution, but in recent years it has repurposed its militia into a force that’s often first to help in times of disaster...
18:48, 06/11/2019

The Blues Got Screwed By Yet Another Officiating Disaster Images the NHL wants to linger after an hard-fought overtime game: the jubilation of the goalscorer; his teammates erupting on the bench and spilling over to celebrate on the ice; the disappointment and hard-earned exhaustion of the losers, skating o...
09:00, 05/16/2019

Second GOP lawmaker blocks $19B disaster aid bill Within days of the first, a second GOP lawmaker has blocked a $19 billion aid bill for victims of California wildfires, Midwest floods and coastal hurricanes....
16:32, 05/28/2019

Feminism Disaster: This Gorilla At The Zoo Clearly Has, Like, Six Wives If you’re looking for an inspiring story about strong, independent females sticking it to the patriarchy, be prepared to be majorly let down: This gorilla at the zoo clearly has, like, six wives....
21:48, 07/22/2019

China says war with U.S. would be a disaster as tensions mount China's Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that a war with the United States would be a disaster for the world while issuing a warning to Washington not to meddle in security disputes over Taiwan and the South China Sea....
00:48, 06/02/2019

Nets now risk becoming the next New York disaster There has been so much celebration in and around Brooklyn since late Sunday afternoon you would have thought the Dodgers had announced they would be coming back home and a new-age Ebbetts Field was under construction. Kyrie Irving first, then Kevin D...
21:16, 07/01/2019

How Final Fantasy IX's Strategy Guide Turned Out So Horrible (And Other Answers From A Veteran Guide Writer) “The thing about strategy guide publishing is that it’s a parasitic industry,” says Doug Walsh, who spent 18 years writing video game guides for the two biggest publishers, BradyGames and Prima. Perhaps that’s why the infamous Final Fantasy IX guide ...
08:32, 05/16/2019

How to Tell if a News Site Is Reliable It’s happened before, and with another presidential election looming next year, it’s going to happen again and again. The spread of “fake news,” the incorrect labeling of real news as “fake,” and overall confusion as to how to tell the difference....
13:00, 04/30/2019

Drunk yoga: fun night out or workout disaster? Yoga isn’t really my jam. My experience is limited to two Groupons worth of Bikram (too hot, too smelly), a weekly vinyasa flow during marathon training (too boring), and a couple of hip-hop yoga classes at Y7 (too crowded). But I do like wine. So, o...
14:48, 07/08/2019

Another GOP lawmaker blocks massive disaster aid package Another House Republican on Tuesday thwarted attempts to pass a bipartisan disaster aid package, further delaying $19 billion in emergency relief and frustrating lawmakers whose states were hit by devastating hurricanes, wildfires and flooding.Rep. T...
12:48, 05/28/2019

For Second Time, One Republican’s Objection Delays Disaster Aid Representative Thomas Massie of Kentucky objected to a request on Tuesday to pass a $19.1 billion emergency relief package by unanimous consent, becoming the second House Republican to block final passage....
13:48, 05/28/2019

Senators near deal on disaster aid with Trump ‘on board’ Top senators negotiating a disaster aid deal are closing in on a compromise that could get a Senate vote as early as next week to unlock more than $17 billion in assistance to ailing communities.Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) ...
15:32, 05/02/2019

Returning to Lac Mégantic, a Scene of Great Disaster As part of a series following up on disasters, The Times returned to Lac Mégantic, Quebec, where a train derailment killed 47 and recovery remains slow....
12:48, 07/19/2019

The Latest: House OKs $19.1 billion disaster aid bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House vote on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill (all times local): 7 p.m. The House has given final approval to a long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill. That clears the way for the measure to be sent to Pres...
19:48, 06/03/2019

YOUR MONEY: Renovating after a natural disaster? Planning is key For the Parkers of Houston, Texas, there will be no summer vacation this year because they are still paying off the dent in their finances left by 2017's Hurricane Harvey....
16:32, 06/05/2019

UN: Onslaught in Syria may spark humanitarian disaster The U.N. humanitarian chief is urging the Security Council to take action to end the “bloody onslaught” in Syria’s Idlib province, the last opposition-held stronghold...
14:16, 07/30/2019

Ingraham: California a 'Democrat-induced disaster' Fox News' Laura Ingraham spoke directly to California Governor Gavin Newsom Wednesday criticizing his response to the homeless crisis after his state gave illegal immigrants Medicaid benefits....
01:00, 07/11/2019

Lyft outlines its disaster response strategy Lyft just illustrated how it will respond in the middle of a crisis. The company has introduced a Disaster Relief Access Program that promises support for people in affected areas. In situations when the roads are safe, the ridesharing firm will ty...
23:16, 07/03/2019

'We stood in shock': what happens to a city after a disaster? A cartoon After Maria is a graphic novella by Dr Gemma Sou and John Cei Douglas about a family’s recovery from Hurricane Maria, which devastated Puerto Rico in 2017On 20 September 2017, Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, a US territory that is home to 3.3 mil...
15:48, 05/03/2019

Why Samsung’s virus scans for smart TVs are a UX disaster Samsung was lambasted and mocked in the press and on social media yesterday, after the company tweeted a reminder to owners of its smart TVs to periodically run virus scans on their panels – along with a video demonstration of how to go about it. Let...
06:00, 06/18/2019

Third House conservative blocks $19B disaster aid measure For the third time in a week, House conservatives blocked a $19.1 billion disaster aid package, chastising lawmakers for attempting to pass a major spending bill with a quick voice vote and without debate....
15:32, 05/30/2019

Senate eyes next week for disaster aid vote The Senate is aiming for a vote next week on disaster aid, according to Senate aides.A vote on the multibillion-dollar aid package, which has yet to be finalized, would make good on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s calls for the chamber to pa...
05:16, 05/14/2019

Medicaid Work Requirements Are a Disaster by Design The Medicaid work requirements that states have implemented since the Trump administration allowed them to are premised on a lie. Advocates claim the requirements are intended to motivate people to work, but this is clearly not true. The real intenti...
10:32, 07/10/2019

Senate passes massive disaster aid package The Senate passed a long-awaited bipartisan disaster aid package on Thursday after reaching a last-minute deal with President Donald Trump. In a 85-8 vote, the Senate approved a multi-billion dollar disaster aid bill, which will assist states devasta...
14:00, 05/23/2019

Disaster deal very much in doubt as recess looms Any hope of a long-awaited deal on disaster funding began to slip away Wednesday evening as talks stalled just before both chambers plan to leave for the Memorial Day recess.Congressional negotiators remain stuck on a slew of immigration-related prov...
19:00, 05/22/2019

On fourth try, House passes $19.1B disaster aid package House lawmakers cleared a critical disaster aid package Monday, overruling a group of conservatives who had blocked unanimous consent of the measure after three attempts at passing it last week....
21:32, 06/03/2019

UN Chief says 'total disaster' if warming not stopped The United Nations Secretary-General said the world must dramatically change the way it fuels factories, vehicles and homes to limit future warming to a level scientists call nearly impossible....
19:32, 05/08/2019

Brazil dam disaster victims still seeking justice On January 25, a dam operated by mining company Vale burst in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, killing 270 people. To this day, emergency services are still searching for human remains....
12:48, 07/25/2019

How a Biotech Disaster Could End the World (And Other Things to Worry About) We talked to Josh Clark about his new podcast, The End of The World with Josh Clark, and asked him all about existential risks, and why we should care....
10:32, 06/07/2019

Use Of Force Against Iran Would Be "Disaster", Says Vladimir Putin Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said any use of force by the US against Iran would lead to disaster as tensions escalate between Washington and Tehran....
13:00, 06/20/2019

A Guide to Surviving Your Kid's Nighttime Vomit Disaster The first time my daughter vomited, I yelled in terror and then she cried. She was two and had caught a stomach bug from her daycare. I felt like a terrible mom and said, “Oh, I’m sorry, baby—it’s okay, it’s okay, it’s okay, it’s okay.” But it was no...
13:48, 05/17/2019

Texas, don't even think about importing California's rail disaster Last week, the Trump administration fulfilled yet another promise when it canceled nearly $1 billion in taxpayer funding for California’s high-speed rail project between Los Angeles and San Francisco. In the midst of yet another infamous Infrastructu...
00:32, 05/22/2019

Sainz's British GP qualifying lap "snowballed into a disaster" McLaren Formula 1 driver Carlos Sainz Jr says his qualifying effort for the British Grand Prix "snowballed into a disaster" as he was consigned to 13th on the grid...
13:16, 07/13/2019

U.S. disaster aid bill blocked again as Republican objects A U.S. Republican lawmaker on Thursday blocked a $19.1 billion package to help Americans recover from a string of natural disasters, delaying passage for at least a few more days until the full House of Representatives can vote on it next week....
15:48, 05/30/2019

Best free blogging site of 2019 Free blogging sites have come a long way in recent years, and it’s now easier than ever to create a professional-looking blog to share a hobby with likeminded people, express your opinions, and establish an online presence.These free blogging ...
07:16, 06/20/2019

Plan Meals With a Budget of $5 a Day Using This Site Almost half of American families don’t make enough money to regularly cover basic expenses like rent and food. A few years ago Leanne Brown made headlines with her book “Good & Cheap” which helps you plan recipes for the week working with a budge...
14:32, 07/07/2019

Face of Indonesia disaster relief efforts dies at 49 Indonesia’s disaster agency spokesman, who was respected for informing Indonesians accurately and quickly about the country’s frequent natural calamities, has died....
21:00, 07/06/2019

Trump signs long-delayed $19.1B disaster aid bill WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill aimed at helping communities across the country bounce back from hurricanes, floods, tornadoes and fires. Trump tweeted a photo of himself holding the signed bill i...
12:16, 06/06/2019

HUD Delays Disaster Preparation Money for Puerto Rico The housing department announced that it would distribute funds for disaster prevention efforts to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands after first helping nine states....
04:16, 08/03/2019

How the oil industry and Russia trivialize the Druzhba pipeline disaster The Russian government and European oil refineries have reported only sparsely and misleadingly about a big pipeline disaster that has sent customers scrambling for alternative supplies and led to refinery outages....
00:48, 06/04/2019

Brazilian mining company to pay out £86m for disaster that killed almost 300 people Vale also agreed to pay £150,000 to close relatives of those killed when a dam collapsed at its iron ore mine in BrumadinhoThe Brazilian mining giant Vale has agreed to pay out £86m ($107m) in collective moral damages and £150,000 ($186,000) to each ...
16:16, 07/16/2019

Oleksandr Usyk and another minor disaster for the heavyweight division The long wait for Oleksandr Usyk's debut at heavyweight will continue The post Oleksandr Usyk and another minor disaster for the heavyweight division appeared first on Boxing News....
03:16, 05/08/2019

Lewis Hamilton On Pole In German GP, Disaster For Ferrari Lewis Hamilton, who had struggled for pace and consistency in his Mercedes in practice, improved to clock a best lap in one minute and 11.767 and outpace Max Verstappen of Red Bull by 0.346 seconds....
06:48, 07/28/2019

"War With US Will Bring Disaster To World", Says China's Defence Minister China's Defence Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that a war with the United States would be a disaster for the world while issuing a warning to Washington not to meddle in security disputes over......
00:00, 06/02/2019

WWE’s Super ShowDown was a disaster and Undertaker-Goldberg was worse WWE ended up greatly insulting WrestleMania by billing Super ShowDown as its equivalent. The pay-per-view show from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia is up there with the worst the company has produced. Pushing it as being on par with a WrestleMania only made it ...
10:48, 06/08/2019

Congress finally sends $19B disaster aid bill to Trump Congress is finally shipping President Donald Trump a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, a measure stalled for months by infighting, misjudgment, and a presidential feud with Democrats....
16:32, 06/03/2019

Joe Biden would be a disaster for climate change | Kate Aronoff The Democratic contender for president provided details of his climate plan and it was boils down to: business as usualLast year, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) called for “rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all as...
12:00, 05/13/2019

House approves $17.2B disaster aid bill for Puerto Rico The House on Friday passed a $17.2 billion disaster relief bill to help rebuild in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, over objections from President Donald Trump....
11:32, 05/10/2019

House passes $19B disaster aid bill after Trump opposition WASHINGTON-- The House on Friday passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricanes and floods, and rebuild southern military bases, as Democrats try to dislodge the legislation from a Senat...
10:00, 05/10/2019

Plastic junk creates island disaster in Pacific Floating plastic garbage has swamped a remote Pacific island once regarded as an environmental jewel and it may be impossible to save.        ...
17:48, 07/30/2019

Congress finally to send $19B disaster aid bill to Trump Congress is finally shipping President Donald Trump a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, a measure stalled for months by infighting, misjudgment, and a presidential feud with Democrats....
11:48, 06/03/2019

Twelfth body found after Budapest boat disaster Police said they had found the body of a twelfth South Korean tourist a week after a pleasure boat capsized and sank on the River Danube in Budapest, killing an estimated 28 people....
04:16, 06/05/2019

Trump campaign on Mueller’s testimony: 'A disaster for Democrats’ The Trump campaign and the Republican National Committee (RNC) called former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony on Wednesday a “disaster for Democrats.”...
15:32, 07/24/2019

Congress passes $19.1B disaster aid bill after months of fighting The House approved a multibillion dollar disaster aid bill on Monday, sending the measure to President Trump’s desk after months of fighting over the bill by the president and congressional Democrats. Lawmakers passed the $19.1 billion spending bill ...
19:32, 06/03/2019

Vale to pay $106.5 million to workers affected by Brazil dam disaster Brazilian mining company Vale SA said on Monday it would pay 400 million reais ($106.52 million) to compensate workers affected by the deadly rupture of a tailings dam in January that killed at least 240 people....
20:48, 07/15/2019

McConnell promises disaster aid vote as negotiations narrow Congress is close to unlocking billions of dollars in disaster relief for ailing communities, if only negotiators can get beyond demands from three of the most powerful men in Washington. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell committed Tuesday after...
13:32, 05/14/2019

Congress Gives Final Approval to Long-Delayed Disaster Aid An emergency relief package, stymied for months, will finally go to President Trump. It allocates billions of dollars in relief for hurricanes, fires and floods....
17:48, 06/03/2019

Down to his last ball, Tiger avoided disaster and still won the 2000 U.S. Open by 15 He won by 15 shots. It was mind-blowing then. The legend of it has only grown since. But there's a secret about that tournament even Tiger didn't know until months after history was made....
07:32, 06/11/2019

Rangers using Kevin Shattenkirk to escape salary-cap disaster In this salary-cap squeeze, Kevin Shattenkirk was the casualty. The Rangers plan to buy out the remaining two years of the 30-year-old’s contract at $6.65 million per season, The Post has learned. In what was a confusing couple days when the time for...
22:48, 07/31/2019

One Republican’s Objection Delays Disaster Relief Bill Once Again Representative Chip Roy, a freshman representative, objected to a procedural vote that would have allowed the House to give its unanimous approval to a disaster aid bill....
09:48, 05/24/2019

Mike Francesa: I predicted Kentucky Derby disaster Mike Francesa is usually in the wrong. But on this Saturday, May 4 ,2019 — mark it down — he may be right. And he won’t let you forget it, “I said it to my wife as soon [as I saw it],” the gasbag told WFAN peer Kim Jones...
19:00, 05/04/2019

Nets’ Kevin Durant slip up is recipe for disaster The men who run the Nets have been on quite a streak the past few years, culminating in the game-changing (and, they hope, franchise-altering) recruitment of Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving to Brooklyn, a flourish that not only makes them among the lea...
23:32, 07/10/2019

Gleyber Torres rescues Yankees from pitching disaster Gleyber Torres sent the Yankees to England in style, with a game-winning single in the bottom of the ninth, as they outlasted the Blue Jays, 8-7, Wednesday in The Bronx. Torres’ heroics finished up a 9-1 homestand, as they won for the 11th time...
15:00, 06/26/2019

One climate crisis disaster happening every week, UN warns Developing countries must prepare now for profound impact, disaster representative saysClimate crisis disasters are happening at the rate of one a week, though most draw little international attention and work is urgently needed to prepare developing...
04:16, 07/07/2019

Ford's Dual-Clutch Transmission Continues To Be A Disaster Ford’s dual-clutch transmission, code-named DPS6 and used in its Fiesta and Focus, has been troubled for years. It’s the subject of a potential $4 billion lawsuit. It had Ford secretly telling dealers to fix it. Worse, Ford reportedly knew it was bad...
15:00, 08/14/2019

Congress on cusp of delivering long-overdue disaster aid WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is rushing to wrap up a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid package, but only after Democrats insisted on jettisoning President Donald Trump’s $4.5 billion request to handle an unprecedented influx of migrants at th...
12:00, 05/23/2019

Two French Families Sue Boeing Over Ethiopian Airlines Disaster Two French families have filed lawsuits against US aircraft manufacturer Boeing over the crash of a 737 MAX of Ethiopian Airlines in March, lawyers said on Tuesday....
06:16, 05/22/2019

The Europa League Final Is Going To Be A Lowly Attended Disaster The Europa League final is the debacle that keeps on giving. After Arsenal confirmed that midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan would not be playing the final in Baku, Azerbaijan due to his Armenian heritage, reports are coming out that the stadium might be ...
12:16, 05/23/2019

Imminent Vale Dam Disaster Bears Down on Brazilian Town Vale has warned Brazilian authorities that one of its dams could collapse at any moment this week, likely burying a nearby town in mining waste just months after the rupture of the company’s dam in Brumadinho killed 270 people....
19:16, 05/22/2019

France to declare natural disaster after storms rip through crops ‘Orchard of France’ is badly hit by extreme weather that has killed two peopleFrance will declare a state of natural disaster after rain and hail storms lashed a swathe of the south-east on Saturday, devastating crops.The flash storms, which brought ...
10:32, 06/16/2019

U.S. Senate passes $19.1 billion in disaster relief, no border aid The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved $19.1 billion in aid to help Americans rebound from a string of natural disasters, and President Donald Trump supported it even though it did not include the funds he requested to address a migrant surge at the so...
16:16, 05/23/2019

Chip Roy inflames GOP colleagues with stand against disaster aid package Conservative freshman Rep. Chip Roy was at the airport heading back to Texas late last week when he heard that House GOP leaders had agreed to a voice vote on a $19 billion funding bill. So he called his wife, canceled his flight and headed back to t...
17:00, 05/30/2019

NYT: Pilots in Boeing simulation had 40 seconds to avert disaster Flight simulations recreating the problems suspected to be responsible for the crash of a Boeing 737 Max 8 plane last year gave pilots under 40 seconds to override a malfunctioning system, according to a report in the New York Times....
12:00, 04/28/2019

Jon Lester hits Cubs rock bottom with 11-run disaster Cubs ace Jon Lester has likely hit his lowest point in his 14-year career. The veteran left-hander gave up 11 runs (10 earned) Tuesday in an 11-4 loss to the A’s, the second most in any start of his career. “What happened is I gave up 11 runs, ...
09:48, 08/07/2019

The 737 MAX Grounding Is Such A Disaster That Airlines Are Leasing 30-Year-Old 737-200s With hundreds of 737 MAX planes still on the ground following two fatal crashes, airlines are frantically trying to lease available 737s to fill gaps left by the MAX. They’re so desperate that they’re leasing 737-200s, a variant that was discontinued...
12:21, 08/11/2019

Iris Murdoch at 100: ‘Her books are full of passion and disaster’ Love, sadness, fear, lust, power ... Murdoch’s strange, radical novels seethe with emotion. On her centenary, they are inspiring a new generation of authorsDo Iris Murdoch’s novels still matter to people? Or, after the high-water mark of her Booker-w...
07:16, 07/13/2019

Indonesia’s respected disaster agency spokesman dies at 49 Indonesia’s disaster agency spokesman, who was respected for informing Indonesians accurately and quickly about the country’s frequent natural calamities, has died...
18:48, 07/07/2019

Trump sets limited disaster aid for 8 Mississippi counties JACKSON, Miss. — President Donald Trump is issuing a federal disaster declaration authorizing aid to eight Mississippi counties following storms and flooding in April. The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency says Trump signed the declaration Thur...
03:16, 06/21/2019

PM Modi's Rule Complete Disaster, UPA-III Could Be Reality: P Chidambaram Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram has described the five year rule of the Narendra Modi government as a "complete disaster", saying the BJP will not be able to form the next government and UPA-III......
09:16, 04/29/2019

Disaster bill highlights inconsistency in voting records WASHINGTON (AP) — A $19 billion disaster aid bill crawling through Congress highlights the inconsistency of lawmakers, mostly conservatives, who stood resolute against such aid six years ago but demand it now that their states are under water. Then, ...
14:00, 05/30/2019

Lone GOP rep blocks disaster aid bill in surprise move A lone Republican congressman single-handedly stalled a $19 billion disaster aid bill that lawmakers had expected to pass before the Memorial Day weekend....
09:16, 05/24/2019

One brutal sentence captures what a disaster money in America has become Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images One brutal sentence embodies the bleak state of money in America. "The bottom half of Americans combined have a negative net worth," Ben Steverman wrote in a recent Bloomberg article. This comment is based on the research...
14:48, 05/23/2019

Third House Republican blocks massive disaster aid package Conservative House Republicans succeeded again Thursday in their campaign to derail passage of a $19.1 billion disaster aid package.Rep. John Rose (R-Tenn.) objected to passing the bill by voice vote. Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.), who derailed the same...
17:00, 05/30/2019

Disaster aid bill worth $19.1 billion blocked again in House The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday failed again to pass a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill supported by President Donald Trump after a Republican lawmaker objected to the measure....
17:48, 05/28/2019

Only one movie in history has been both an unmitigated disaster and a runaway smash It’s one of the oldest stories in Hollywood. A grand, ambitious movie production descends into chaos. The budget balloons. The script is hastily rewritten. The stars or directors or producers start acting like petty tyrants. Maybe a storm destroys a ...
05:16, 05/31/2019

Rep. Roy’s move to hold up disaster aid in line with a protege of Ted Cruz Chip Roy’s decision is reminiscent of the early days of Cruz, who was willing to be disruptive to carry out the role of principled conservative in Congress....
18:00, 05/25/2019

"I Floated Inside": Man Returns To Site Of UFO 'Abduction' Charles Hickson and Calvin Parker say that they were abducted by aliens in 1973. Now, the site of their 'abduction' in Pascagoula, Mississippi has got a historical marker....
23:48, 06/26/2019

Search Amazon's Bestseller Lists on This Site “Search Best Sellers” is a shopping site that helps you find the bestseller lists for every product category on Amazon. As the site explains, while Amazon keeps a list for the most popular products in hundreds of categories, it doesn’t let you search...
13:16, 07/04/2019

It's a Win For Your Skin: Philosophy's Entire Site Is 40% Off Today It’s my personal philosophy that you should try out Philosophy’s line clean, effective, and honestly, amazing smelling products, and there’s never been a better time to do that than during the brand’s 40% off sale, happening today sitewide. So use pr...
21:16, 05/06/2019

YouTube moderators say the site goes easy on its big stars YouTube just can't seem to get out of this hole it has dug itself into. According to a Washington Post report, the video giant has let top video creators get away more lightly with problematic content than those who bring in in fewer videos. The...
09:48, 08/09/2019

Cuba to renovate site known for hosting rally against US HAVANA (AP) — The Cuban government says it is renovating one of the iconic sites of its ideological battle with the United States. The Anti-Imperialist Tribune is a massive stage that sits beside the United States Embassy on the Malecon seaside prome...
12:00, 05/23/2019

Rakuten's Site-wide Sale Has Stuff For Everyone Rakuten’s running another of its popular site-wide sales with 15% off all orders, with a $60 maximum discount with the promo code SAVE15. You can check out their promo page to scan all of the deals, but the beauty of this sale is you can “force” a sa...
14:16, 05/06/2019

Cuadrilla to restart fracking at British site British shale gas company Cuadrilla said on Thursday it would restart fracking at its Preston New Road site in Britain in the third quarter of 2019 and plans to use a thicker fracking fluid to help reduce earth tremors....
12:16, 07/11/2019

Pay For Your Flight and Hotel Bookings in Installments Using This Site We all probably know that, for the most part, the earlier you book a plane ticket and hotel for your vacation or sister’s wedding the cheaper they’ll be....
17:35, 08/18/2019

This Site Summarizes Long Articles For You So You Don't Have to Read Them Longform articles can be a great way to do a deep dive on a particular topic. That said, sometimes you don’t have the ability (or perhaps the desire) to read through a 5,000 article on a topic right this second, but you still want to get the gist of ...
14:48, 08/04/2019

Cuadrilla to restart fracking at site in Lancashire Drilling at Preston New Road is last-ditch effort to convince regulators to relax safety rulesCuadrilla plans to restart fracking at its Preston New Road site in Lancashire in a last-ditch effort to convince policymakers to relax safety rules.The fir...
11:00, 07/11/2019

Yahoo’s Mets site is dead before it was ever alive Do you remember the Yahoo Sports subscription Mets site that was going to be the start of a potential challenge to The Athletic’s paid model? Well, it’s not happening. It is dead before it was ever alive. The Post has learned that the Yahoo platform ...
13:00, 07/23/2019

Verizon Looks to Unload Tumblr Blogging Site Verizon Communications Inc. is seeking a buyer for blogging website Tumblr, according to people familiar with the matter, as it tries to steady a media unit that has struggled to meet revenue targets...
12:00, 05/02/2019

The Raspberry Pi 4 launch site runs on a Pi 4 cluster The Raspberry Pi 4 Model B has launched. It's a pretty big upgrade from the Raspberry Pi 3, with the company claiming that the device can provide "desktop performance comparable to entry-level x86 PC systems." OK... but how does it perform as a serve...
15:16, 06/24/2019

It’s not just you: Facebook confirms its site is having problems for many users If you logged into Facebook today, you may have noticed that the site is acting a bit wonky. Pages are slow to load and many images on individual profiles aren’t showing up. The issues above aren’t just exclusive to Facebook, however. Use...
15:00, 07/03/2019

Rome bans McDonald's from ancient site McDonald's fast food outlets are ubiquitous sights around the world, but Italy's culture ministry has banned the chain from building yet another restaurant in the capital, Rome....
08:16, 08/01/2019

Rick Chandler Is The Reason You're Reading This Site Right Now Will Leitch is the founder of Deadspin, and for the first year of this site’s existence, there were only two bylines: His and Rick Chandler’s. Rick has been hospitalized since a stroke last month, and he had another stroke on Friday that, according t...
15:48, 08/05/2019

Chrome will let you block cross-site tracking The rumors were true -- Google plans to let you block cross-site tracking in Chrome. The search firm has unveiled efforts to improve its cookie controls by distinguishing between single- and multi-site cookies, giving you the option to delete tracke...
15:16, 05/07/2019

What's Area 51, and why is it so popular right now? 4 things to know about the top-secret site The top-secret military base known as Area 51 has long been a point of discussion for conspiracy theorists who believe the facility holds government secrets about aliens and UFOs....
13:00, 07/15/2019

Boeing 747 dive site to open in August Bahrain hopes to attract divers with a new underwater theme park, which will include a sunken Boeing 747. Read more about the unusual attractions at the park, set to open in August....
12:48, 06/11/2019

"Make India Number One In Disaster Management," Says Amit Shah A clear "chain of command" should be in place when multiple stakeholders get on-board to combat disaster and government agencies should ensure that India becomes a top-notch nation for managing such......
03:00, 06/29/2019

New Research Shows Why the Sprint/T-Mobile Merger Could Be a Disaster for Your Wallet Despite a lengthy process that started way back in the spring of 2018, today Sprint and T-Mobile agreed to extend the deadline for their proposed merger another two months until June 29th. However, even if the FCC ends up approving the deal, after se...
16:48, 04/29/2019

Trump eases regulations adopted after BP Deepwater Horizon disaster Environmental groups oppose loosening Obama-era regulations as Trump pushes to expand offshore drillingThe Trump administration on Thursday moved to ease safety regulations adopted after the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon blowout, the worst offshore oil d...
14:48, 05/02/2019

Trump calls London mayor a 'disaster' after a spate of killings U.S. President Donald Trump once again criticized London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Saturday, saying he is a "disaster" and will "only get worse" after three people were slain in the city in less than 20 hours....
14:16, 06/15/2019

Vaishno Devi Shrine To Have Its Own Disaster Response Force By Next Year The Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu that attracts lakhs of devotees from across the world every year, will get a dedicated in-house disaster response force by September next year, a senior official......
13:16, 06/23/2019

Trump Renews Feud With London Mayor, Calling Him a ‘Disaster’ President Trump assailed Sadiq Khan, the mayor, after a spate of knife attacks in Britain’s capital. “He is a national disgrace,” the president wrote....
23:00, 06/15/2019

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17:00, 06/03/2019

Aaron Hicks saves Yankees from rare bullpen disaster They enter the Subway Series coming off a win and tied for first place in the AL East. Yet make no mistake the Yankees are limping and not far away from needing walkers. Hours after losing Domingo German, the staff leader in wins, to the injured list...
16:16, 06/09/2019

Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United States, including Puerto Rico, sending it to President Donald Trump to sign into law....
17:32, 06/03/2019

Cyclone batters Bangladesh after major disaster averted in India Cyclone Fani left a trail of destruction in eastern India but evacuations appeared to have saved many lives. The weakened storm is now threatening low-lying Bangladesh....
12:16, 05/04/2019

U.S. House fails to pass disaster aid bill; second attempt likely next month The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday failed to pass a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill supported by President Donald Trump, but is expected to try again early next month....
09:00, 05/24/2019

The big disaster of Cannes arrives, and it’s almost four mind- and ass-numbing hours of twerking One party animal on screen tells another that it’s “It’s the end of everything,” and I finally lose count of the number of films at this festival that have vocalized the fatalism of our time, the nagging feeling that we all may be hurtling towards a ...
08:32, 05/24/2019

PM Modi Invites G20 Countries To Join Coalition On Disaster Resilience Prime Minister Narendra Modi today invited the G20 countries to join a global coalition on disaster resilience, saying disasters require quick and effective remedial measures as they invariably affect......
03:00, 06/29/2019

Verstappen wins wild German GP from Vettel, disaster for Mercedes Max Verstappen mastered both wet and dry conditions to win the 2019 Formula 1 German Grand Prix for Red Bull as Mercedes faltered badly at its home race...
11:16, 07/28/2019

'I don't see a recession': Trump and advisers reject talk of economic disaster Peter Navarro and Larry Kudlow dispute market indicatorsTariffs are hurting China not US, trade aide insists Donald Trump and his chief trade advisers insisted on Sunday the US is not facing a recession which markets appear to fear and which could pr...
20:16, 08/18/2019

Maharashtra Discusses Climate Change In Disaster Preparedness Review Maharashtra is one of the first states in the country to keep climate change at the centre of its deliberations to come up with disaster relief and rehabilitation norms....
16:32, 08/13/2019

UN chief warns of ‘total disaster’ if global warming not stopped UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations secretary-general said the world must dramatically change the way it fuels factories, vehicles and homes to limit future warming to a level scientists call nearly impossible. That’s because the alternative “would m...
14:32, 05/09/2019

U.S. Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United States, including Puerto Rico, sending it to President Donald Trump to sign into law....
19:00, 06/03/2019

Grey's Anatomy Sets Up Disaster Ahead of Its Season 15 Finale Oh boy, Grey's Anatomy. Oh. Boy. Just when we were thinking it had been a minute since a catastrophe, the ABC drama handed us a couple at once as fog rolled in over Seattle at a......
20:32, 05/09/2019

Tornadoes, hurricanes and earthquakes: What does home insurance cover after a disaster? How well will your homeowners or renter’s insurance hold up in a tornado or other natural disaster? The answer largely depends on the storm.        ...
13:00, 05/30/2019

Google Maps update could save your life during a natural disaster Google has announced that its SOS Alerts are being updated to include real-time visual information and a navigation warning system during hurricanes, earthquakes and floods to help users stay safe....
22:48, 06/07/2019

U.S. lawmakers reach $19.1 billion disaster relief deal, no border aid U.S. House of Representatives and Senate negotiators have reached a deal on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill that has President Donald Trump's support, and which includes money for farmers, highways and hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, lawmakers from ...
13:32, 05/23/2019

Video: The full scale of Alonso and McLaren's Indy 500 disaster From reliability problems to track time lost because the spare car was the wrong shade of orange, McLaren's Indianapolis 500 project with Fernando Alonso went off the rails fast...
15:16, 05/23/2019