"Game of Thrones" actress Emilia Clarke penned an emotional essay revealing that she suffered two brain aneurysms, one in 2011 after filming the first season of the hit HBO series, and another in 2013, following the third season of the show. In a lengthy article for The New Yorker, the 32-year-old actress, who plays …
The Trump administration has backed Israel's claim to sovereignty over the Golan Heights. The move comes weeks before Israeli general elections and reverses the position U.S. administrations have held for decades. President Trump made the announcement via tweet Thursday. "After 52 years it is time for the United …
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Irsi Castillo clutches her three year-old daughter to her chest to shield her from the wind. They've just crossed the Rio Grande and stepped onto U.S. soil in El Paso, Texas after traveling from Honduras. Thousands of migrants like Castillo are crossing the border every day, and turning themselves in to the Border Patrol. …
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Senator Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) on Thursday praised New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern for immediately banning military-style semi-automatic weapons in response to the Christchurch mosque shootings, and suggested the executive action should serve as a blueprint for the U.S. This is what real action to stop …
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday signed an executive order linking “free speech” efforts at public universities to federal grants in an effort to combat what he considers a clamp down on conservative students’ abilities to share their views. Under the order, the schools will themselves certify …
Gophers now play Michigan State-Bradley winner in Saturday's second round. Minnesota was a 10-seed underdog to 7-seed Louisville in the tournament's first game. DES MOINES — The Gophers hadn’t won an NCAA tournament game since before Richard Pitino’s arrival six years ago, but they were one half away …
A cowardly sex fiend who abused a two-year-old girl has been given a 17-year-sentence by a judge who called the attack “utterly appalling”. Luke Arthur Jones left his victim in such agony that she needed morphine and an emergency operation for the “horrific injuries” he caused her. The 24-year-old then “then put her family …
A Portland man faces 81 counts of rape and other charges after authorities say he sexually abused a teenage girl for nearly two years and impregnated her. Cruz Palacios-Romero, 36, was arraigned Thursday in Multnomah County Circuit Court, records show. A grand jury last week indicted him on the charges. Police …
Though their first child is due in the coming weeks, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are preparing for another milestone moment: the creation of their new household at Buckingham Palace later this spring. Palace …
Artist’s rendering of the Qingjiang biota showing characteristic early Cambrian life from the well-preserved fossil site. Credit: Dongjing Fu A newfound fossil site in China is teeming with bizarre, primitive species that have never before been found any place on Earth. The bounty of creatures includes a spiny, segmented …
Y'all, IDK how anyone is going to make it to the Game of Thrones finale with all these wild theories and hints floating around, which immediately send the internet into a collective panic attack each time. Regardless of …
There are plenty of scary statistics about how the average American isn't saving nearly enough for retirement. One in five American adults has nothing at all saved, according to Northwestern Mutual, and Gallup found only 38% of non-retired investors have a written financial plan. And it's not just saving for retirement where …
How many times can John Wick face down certain death and emerge unscathed? Hopefully the answer is "the limit does not exist," because I personally will never tire of watching Keanu Reeves hurl himself around dimly-lit hotel lobbies as he tries to dodge bullets, knives, and every other dangerous weapon known to mankind in …
Judging by Kodak Black's recent Instagram Live session, where he claimed that he was on the same level as rappers who are often revered as some of the G.O.A.Ts in the game, he's got an unshakeable confidence. …
The top Finnish envoy to the United Nations joined a chorus of people slamming Nikki Haley for saying the European nation's health care system is lacking compared to that of the United States. Load Error The incident started when Sen. Bernie Sanders criticized the cost of childbirth in the United States, saying it's about …
Rewriting their pasts! Gwen Stefani posted a photo of herself on Thursday, March 21, with boyfriend Blake Shelton from younger days that appears to be Photoshopped. The Instagram snap showed the country crooner, 42, as a young man with his arm around the former Voice judge, 49, wearing socks on her hands …
Alex Whiting is a professor at Harvard Law School and a former federal and international prosecutor. Ryan Goodman is a professor at New York University School of Law and co-editor in chief of Just Security. Nancy Gertner, a retired U.S. District Court judge in Massachusetts, is a lecturer at Harvard Law School. In public …
This article originally appeared on AlterNet. Last July, porn star Stephanie Clifford, better known by her stage name Stormy Daniels, was arrested at a Columbus strip club by three undercover vice officers, and …
Did you know 50 percent of artists are women? (Woot, woot!) But only about 13 percent of art on display in galleries is by female artists. (Boo!) In honor of Women's History Month, United Airlines wants to take women in the arts to new heights, literally. #HerArtHere is a campaign and contest hosted by United to "find and uplift …
I have a long history with snow bikes. I built my first one when I was 15 by bolting a pair of skis to an old bike frame in my parents’ garage. My best friend and I would ride it, pretty unsuccessfully, down the hills near my house. When I first moved to Santa Fe three years ago, I tried a professionally built bike, but it wasn’t really …
Buzkashi is a centuries-old Central Asian sport in which men on horses fight over a decapitated, disemboweled goat or calf carcass. The rules vary by country, but most buzkashi matches have no teams, no clock, and no clearly defined playing field. Buzkashi is a war of all against all in which the winner is the horseman who …
The coward who gunned down 49 Muslim worshippers in New Zealand left behind a white-nationalist screed rationalizing his mass murder as a necessary act to preserve the white race. Although the manifesto itself was written in the distinctive vernacular of the far-right internet, there is nothing new about white supremacists …
The camera flies high above the palm trees of Hollywood, soaring north and west, all the way to the suburb of Simi Valley, where it slows down to seek out a certain street, and then slows some more until it finds a particular house. It hovers above it, and then swoops down, pushing in all the way to the doorstep, where it …
Even Prince Harry can't resist the cuteness of a little dog. On Wednesday, the Duke of Sussex made a solo appearance at St. Vincent's Catholic Primary School in Acton, England, to take part in a tree-planting …
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If there’s one thing the British people can do well, it’s small talk. We talk about the weather, we talk about our holiday plans - and in our more adventurous moments we talk about the news of the day. But you know what we’re sick of chatting about? Brexit. It was all supposed to be sorted by now - and quite frankly, it was …
A South Dakota man who suspected his girlfriend of cheating on him killed her and dumped the woman’s dismembered body in a creek in rural Michigan, where two boys made the grisly find as they walked their …
"I will not stop until we have an education system that is accessible, affordable, and equitable for all – not some.” In light of the recent college admissions scandal where affluent families were caught administering bribes for their children to get into specific colleges, Maxine Waters shared her opinion on this example of …
Nestled within a November 1969 Sunday Chronicle paper are two very distinct advice columns. The first is “Dear Abby” and begins with a question that concerns a high school romance, while the other opens with a …
Immigration is a large and complex subject. My recent story in The Atlantic tried to do justice to that complexity. But that attempt of course came with a cost: The article was long and often highly detailed. It became easily possible to lose track of the piece’s argument. So before replying to some of the article’s notable critics, let …