Entertainment

Firefighters search for victims in the rubble of a home burnt by the Valley Fire in Middletown

Gains made in fighting California wildfires as some residents return

0

Why some Muslims don’t want Ahmed Mohamed’s blackness to be ignored

Residents wait on a street outside their houses after an earthquake hit Chile's central zone,  in Santiago

Powerful quake off Chile slams waves into coastal towns; eight killed

3

Texas high school student arrested, suspended after bringing homemade clock to school

Gallery employee Maddy Adeane poses with Andy Warhol's "Ten Portraits of Jews of the Twentieth Century" (1980)  at the Dulwich Picture Gallery in London

Thief replaced nine Warhol prints with fakes: Los Angeles police

A cameraman surveys homes and vehicles destroyed by the Valley Fire in Middletown, California

Thousands flee California wildfire as homes go up in flames

The remains of the Kings Canyon Lodge after being burnt by the so-called "Rough Fire" in the Sequoia National Forest, California

Heat wave is burden for firefighters tackling California wildfires

David Jordan, a member of Chirst Fellowship in North Carolina, preaches in support of the prayer rally at the Carter County Detention Center for Rowan County clerk Kim Davis in Grayson

Hundreds gather at jail for Kentucky clerk held in gay marriage dispute

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton addresses a panel on healthcare in San Juan

Clinton says she paid staffer to maintain private email server

Booking photo of Rowan County clerk Kim Davis provided by the Carter County Detention Center in Grayson

U.S. clerk jailed for gay marriage defiance; dispute goes on

South Miami-Dade County as seen during a fire department aerial reconnaissance..

Sharper forecasts may help avert repeat of Katrina disaster

Republican presidential candidate Trump gestures and declares "You're fired!" at a rally in Manchester

Best president ever! How Trump’s love of hyperbole could backfire

Chris Hurst, a journalist at the station and boyfriend of killed journalist Alison Parker pauses for a moment as Jeff Marks, general manager for WDBJ7 looks on

Father of Virginia TV reporter slain on air vows to fight for gun control

Tropical Storm Erika is seen in the Caribbean Ocean in a NOAA GOES-East enhanced satellite image

Tropical Storm Erika lashes Caribbean islands and heads for Florida

James Holmes and his defense attorney Daniel King sit in court for an advisement hearing at the Arapahoe County Justice Center in Centennial

Victims want no comforts for Colorado movie gunman

A photo illustration shows the privacy policy of the Ashley Madison website seen behind a smartphone running the Ashley Madison app in Toronto

Ashley Madison hack sends shivers through hook-up, porn sites

Members of a handcrew prepare to head out during the Okanogan Complex Fire near Tonasket, Washington

Softer winds, new trucks buoy fire crews fighting deadly U.S. Northwest blazes

18

Lightning strikes wipe Google data

Police line up to block the street as protesters gathered after a shooting incident in St. Louis

More racial unrest in St. Louis after police kill black suspect

Smoke rises from the TePee Springs fire in the Payette National Forest near Riggins, Idaho

Raging U.S. wildfires burn homes, force evacuations, kill horses

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a town hall meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada

Clinton tells Black Lives Matter activists to change policies, not hearts

Homepage of Ashley Madison website displayed on iPad, in photo illustration taken in Ottawa

Hackers dump data online from cheating website Ashley Madison: reports

File photo of workers standing next to a water tank used to supply water to residents in Havana

Cuba on edge as drought worsens

Undated photo of Army Golden Knights parachutist Corey Hood

Army parachutist dies after collision at Chicago air show

Saldana shakes hands with Dore after signing the certificate of transfer at an event to mark the repatriation of a stolen painting by Picasso entitled "La Coiffeuse" at the French Embassy in Washington

U.S. returns stolen Picasso painting ‘La Coiffeuse’ to France

Firefighters look on during the Jerusalem Fire along Morgan Valley Road in Lake County

Firefighters make progress against growing California blaze

Young men wait to see to see what happens during another night of demonstrating in Ferguson

Riot-torn Ferguson, Missouri to remain in state of emergency: officials

Police detain a protester in Ferguson

Protests return to Ferguson streets, state of emergency declared

A protester yells at police stationed outside the police department in Ferguson

Protesters take to Ferguson streets to mark anniversary of Brown killing

3

A year after Ferguson, whites are far more likely to admit racism is a problem

The proposal under the Clean Air Act to cut carbon pollution is seen in Washington

Obama to unveil more ambitious climate change plan

A piece of debris is seen near the crash site of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo near Cantil

U.S. investigators blame Virgin Galactic crash on lax pilot training

Firefighters search for victims in the rubble of a home burnt by the Valley Fire in Middletown

Gains made in fighting California wildfires as some residents return

Firefighters search for victims in the rubble of a home burnt by the Valley Fire in Middletown, California, September 14, 2015. Firefighters gained ground on Saturday against two major wildfires that have destroyed more than 1,000 homes in Northern California, even as people evacuated a week ago from fire-ravaged Middletown returned home, officials said. Fire

0 comments
0

Why some Muslims don’t want Ahmed Mohamed’s blackness to be ignored

Ahmed Mohamed is now a 14-year-old with a national following and a long list of powerful people on his calling card. After he was arrested for bringing a homemade clock to school to impress his teachers, the ninth-grader has become symbolic of the worst -skeletons in America’s closet: growing hysteria and over-criminalization in American schools,

0 comments
Residents wait on a street outside their houses after an earthquake hit Chile's central zone,  in Santiago

Powerful quake off Chile slams waves into coastal towns; eight killed

Residents wait on a street outside their houses after an earthquake hit Chile’s central zone, in Santiago, Chile, September 16, 2015. Strong aftershocks rippled through Chile on Thursday after a magnitude 8.3 earthquake that killed at least eight people and slammed powerful waves into coastal towns, forcing more than a million people from their homes.

0 comments
3

Texas high school student arrested, suspended after bringing homemade clock to school

Ahmed Mohamed, 14, says his hobby is to “invent stuff,” and he stands by his assertion that, contrary to what police and officials at his high school say, the homemade clock he brought to show teachers was not a fake bomb. The freshman at MacArthur High School was detained by police Monday after the principal

0 comments
Gallery employee Maddy Adeane poses with Andy Warhol's "Ten Portraits of Jews of the Twentieth Century" (1980)  at the Dulwich Picture Gallery in London

Thief replaced nine Warhol prints with fakes: Los Angeles police

Gallery employee Maddy Adeane poses with Andy Warhol’s ”Ten Portraits of Jews of the Twentieth Century” (1980) at the Dulwich Picture Gallery in London June 19, 2012. Nine original Andy Warhol prints were quietly stolen from a Los Angeles movie business and replaced with fakes in an art heist that went undetected for years, police

0 comments
A cameraman surveys homes and vehicles destroyed by the Valley Fire in Middletown, California

Thousands flee California wildfire as homes go up in flames

A cameraman surveys homes and vehicles destroyed by the Valley Fire in Middletown, California September 13, 2015. A swiftly spreading wildfire destroyed hundreds of homes and forced thousands of residents to flee as it roared unchecked through the northern California village of Middletown and nearby communities, fire officials said on Sunday. The so-called Valley Fire,

0 comments
The remains of the Kings Canyon Lodge after being burnt by the so-called "Rough Fire" in the Sequoia National Forest, California

Heat wave is burden for firefighters tackling California wildfires

The remains of the Kings Canyon Lodge after being burnt by the so-called ”Rough Fire” in the Sequoia National Forest, California, August 21, 2015. A heat wave baking much of California posed difficulties for crews battling several major wildfires across the state on Wednesday, the largest threatening dozens of homes near Kings Canyon National Park

0 comments
David Jordan, a member of Chirst Fellowship in North Carolina, preaches in support of the prayer rally at the Carter County Detention Center for Rowan County clerk Kim Davis in Grayson

Hundreds gather at jail for Kentucky clerk held in gay marriage dispute

David Jordan, a member of Chirst Fellowship in North Carolina, preaches in support of the prayer rally at the Carter County Detention Center for Rowan County clerk Kim Davis, who remains in contempt of court for her refusal to issue marriage certificates to same-sex couples. Up to 500 supporters gathered outside a Kentucky jail on

0 comments
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton addresses a panel on healthcare in San Juan

Clinton says she paid staffer to maintain private email server

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton addresses a panel on healthcare in San Juan, Puerto Rico, September 4, 2015. Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said on Saturday she and her family paid a State Department staffer with personal funds to maintain a private email server that she used for both personal and government matters

0 comments
Booking photo of Rowan County clerk Kim Davis provided by the Carter County Detention Center in Grayson

U.S. clerk jailed for gay marriage defiance; dispute goes on

Rowan County clerk Kim Davis is shown in this booking photo provided by the Carter County Detention Center in Grayson, Kentucky September 3, 2015. A Kentucky county clerk was jailed on Thursday for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, and a full day of court hearings failed to put an end to her

0 comments
South Miami-Dade County as seen during a fire department aerial reconnaissance..

Sharper forecasts may help avert repeat of Katrina disaster

South Miami-Dade County as seen during a fire department aerial reconnaissance mission in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, in this photo taken August 26, 2005. The science of predicting hurricanes has come a long way since Katrina caught New Orleans officials off guard 10 years ago. A range of technological advances, from a new generation

0 comments
Republican presidential candidate Trump gestures and declares "You're fired!" at a rally in Manchester

Best president ever! How Trump’s love of hyperbole could backfire

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures and declares ”You’re fired!” at a rally in Manchester, New Hampshire, June 17, 2015. Manhattan real estate lawyer John Mechanic remembers the summer day a decade ago when Donald Trump gave him a tour of a vacant retail space inside the Trump Tower on a glittering stretch of Fifth

0 comments
Chris Hurst, a journalist at the station and boyfriend of killed journalist Alison Parker pauses for a moment as Jeff Marks, general manager for WDBJ7 looks on

Father of Virginia TV reporter slain on air vows to fight for gun control

Chris Hurst (R), a journalist at the station and boyfriend of killed journalist Alison Parker pauses for a moment as Jeff Marks (L), general manager for WDBJ7 looks on as they speak with NBC’s Today Show outside of the offices for WDBJ7 where killed journalists Alison Parker… The father of a Virginia journalist killed in

0 comments
Tropical Storm Erika is seen in the Caribbean Ocean in a NOAA GOES-East enhanced satellite image

Tropical Storm Erika lashes Caribbean islands and heads for Florida

Tropical Storm Erika is seen in the Caribbean Ocean in an enhanced NOAA GOES-East satellite image taken at 14:15 ET (18:15 GMT) August 27, 2015. Tropical storm Erika lashed Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands with heavy rain and fierce winds on Friday, moving across the Caribbean and seemingly heading for the Bahamas and Florida,

0 comments
James Holmes and his defense attorney Daniel King sit in court for an advisement hearing at the Arapahoe County Justice Center in Centennial

Victims want no comforts for Colorado movie gunman

James Holmes and his defense attorney Daniel King (R) sit in court for an advisement hearing at the Arapahoe County Justice Center in Centennial, Colorado June 4, 2013. One survivor of the Colorado movie massacre demanded the gunman give a televised apology. Another victim said James Holmes should make himself available for study by scientists.

0 comments
A photo illustration shows the privacy policy of the Ashley Madison website seen behind a smartphone running the Ashley Madison app in Toronto

Ashley Madison hack sends shivers through hook-up, porn sites

A photo illustration shows the privacy policy of the Ashley Madison website seen behind a smartphone running the Ashley Madison app in Toronto, August 20, 2015. Larry Flynt, a defender of free speech and sexual freedom if there ever was one, has this advice for anyone worried by the hack of infidelity site Ashley Madison:

0 comments
Members of a handcrew prepare to head out during the Okanogan Complex Fire near Tonasket, Washington

Softer winds, new trucks buoy fire crews fighting deadly U.S. Northwest blazes

Members of a handcrew prepare to head out during the Okanogan Complex Fire near Tonasket, Washington, August 22, 2015.   Beleaguered ground crews battling newly swelled wildfires across Washington state were aided by softer winds on Sunday as they welcomed the expected arrival of new fire engines and water-carrying tankers to a military base in

0 comments
18

Lightning strikes wipe Google data

Google says data has been wiped from discs at one of its data centres in Belgium – after the local power grid was struck by lightning four times. Some people have permanently lost access to their files as a result. A number of disks damaged following the lightning strikes did, however, later became accessible. Generally,

0 comments
Police line up to block the street as protesters gathered after a shooting incident in St. Louis

More racial unrest in St. Louis after police kill black suspect

Police line up to block the street as protesters gathered after a shooting incident in St. Louis, Missouri August 19, 2015. St. Louis police fatally shot a black teenager on Wednesday who they say pointed a gun at them, and later faced angry crowds, reigniting racial tensions first sparked by the killing of an unarmed

0 comments
Smoke rises from the TePee Springs fire in the Payette National Forest near Riggins, Idaho

Raging U.S. wildfires burn homes, force evacuations, kill horses

Smoke rising from the TePee Springs fire in the Payette National Forest is seen in an aerial picture taken by the McCall Smokejumpers near Riggins, Idaho August 17, 2015. Dozens of wildfires burning across the drought-parched U.S. Northwest on Tuesday have destroyed scores of structures, sparked evacuation orders for thousands of people, and killed at

0 comments
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a town hall meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada

Clinton tells Black Lives Matter activists to change policies, not hearts

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a town hall meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada August 18, 2015. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton held a sometimes tense private meeting last week with five “Black Lives Matter” activists, urging them to find a way to change policies because “I don’t believe you change hearts.” In a

0 comments
Homepage of Ashley Madison website displayed on iPad, in photo illustration taken in Ottawa

Hackers dump data online from cheating website Ashley Madison: reports

The homepage of the Ashley Madison website is displayed on an iPad, in this photo illustration taken in Ottawa, Canada July 21, 2015. Hackers dumped online personal details of more than a million users of infidelity websiteAshleyMadison.com, tech websites reported on Tuesday, the latest high-profile cyber attack that threatens to wreak strife in relationships across

0 comments
File photo of workers standing next to a water tank used to supply water to residents in Havana

Cuba on edge as drought worsens

Workers stand next to a water tank used to supply water to residents in Havana in this April 13, 2011 file photo. Cuba put its civil defense system on alert on Monday due to a year-long drought that is forecast to worsen in the coming months and has already damaged agriculture and left more than

0 comments
Undated photo of Army Golden Knights parachutist Corey Hood

Army parachutist dies after collision at Chicago air show

Army Golden Knights parachutist Corey Hood poses in an undated photo released by the U.S. Army Parachute Team in Fort Bragg, North Carolina August 17, 2015. A U.S. Army parachutist died on Sunday, a day after he was involved in a mid-air collision with another parachutist during a Chicago air show, local media reported. Army

0 comments
Saldana shakes hands with Dore after signing the certificate of transfer at an event to mark the repatriation of a stolen painting by Picasso entitled "La Coiffeuse" at the French Embassy in Washington

U.S. returns stolen Picasso painting ‘La Coiffeuse’ to France

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Sarah Saldana (2nd R) shakes hands with France’s Deputy Chief of Mission Frederic Dore (R) after signing the certificate of transfer at an event to mark the repatriation of a stolen painting by Pablo Picasso entitled “La Coiffeuse” at the French Embassy in Washington August 13, 2015. U.S. authorities

0 comments
Firefighters look on during the Jerusalem Fire along Morgan Valley Road in Lake County

Firefighters make progress against growing California blaze

Firefighters look on during the Jerusalem Fire along Morgan Valley Road in Lake County, California, August 12, 2015. Firefighters kept battling blazes across drought-parched California on Thursday, and thousands of them made solid progress against a wildfire that has forced 150 people to evacuate homes outside of San Francisco. Firefighters had drawn containment lines around

0 comments
Young men wait to see to see what happens during another night of demonstrating in Ferguson

Riot-torn Ferguson, Missouri to remain in state of emergency: officials

Young men wait to see to see what happens during another night of demonstrating in Ferguson, Missouri, August 12, 2015. The St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri, the site of a year of occasionally violent protests over the police killing of an unarmed black teen, will remain under a state of emergency for at least

0 comments
Police detain a protester in Ferguson

Protests return to Ferguson streets, state of emergency declared

Police detain a protester in Ferguson, Missouri, August 10, 2015. Police in riot gear clashed with protesters who had gathered in the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, early on Tuesday to mark the anniversary of the police shooting of an unarmed black teen whose death sparked a national outcry over race relations. About 200 demonstrators, some

0 comments
A protester yells at police stationed outside the police department in Ferguson

Protesters take to Ferguson streets to mark anniversary of Brown killing

A protester yells at police stationed outside the police department in Ferguson, Missouri August 8, 2015. More than 200 protesters carrying bullhorns, drums and signs demonstrated against police in Ferguson, Missouri, on Saturday night, with some placing the roasted head of a pig on a barricade in front of officers. The protest in front of

0 comments
3

A year after Ferguson, whites are far more likely to admit racism is a problem

Protestors demonstrate during a silent protest in the streets of downtown St. Louis, Missouri on March 14, 2015. WASHINGTON — After a year of high-profile police shootings of black Americans, many captured on video, racial attitudes among Americans — particularly whites — have undergone a significant shift. A majority of whites now say the country

0 comments
The proposal under the Clean Air Act to cut carbon pollution is seen in Washington

Obama to unveil more ambitious climate change plan

The proposal under the Clean Air Act to cut carbon pollution from existing power plants is seen before a news conference in Washington June 2, 2014. President Barack Obama will unveil on Monday the final version of his plan to tackle greenhouse gases from coal-fired power plants as he aims to cement his legacy on

0 comments
A piece of debris is seen near the crash site of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo near Cantil

U.S. investigators blame Virgin Galactic crash on lax pilot training

A piece of debris is seen near the crash site of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo near Cantil, California November 1, 2014. Federal investigators cited inadequate training of test pilots by a Northrup Grumman Corp subsidiary on Tuesday as a leading factor behind last year’s fatal crash of an experimental Virgin Galactic passenger spaceship over the Mojave

0 comments

*



Top