"I will soon introduce legislation to ensure no funds are provided for this misguided policy," said the congresswoman who represents the area. A family from El Salvador walks with a U.S. Border Patrol agent after crossing the Rio Grande to claim asylum in El Paso, Texas, on Tuesday.Paul Ratje / AFP - Getty …
The most common question that curator Edward Bleiberg fields from visitors to the Brooklyn Museum's Egyptian art galleries is a straightforward but salient one: Why are the statues' noses broken? Bleiberg, who oversees the museum's extensive holdings of Egyptian, Classical and ancient Near Eastern art, was …
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UC Berkeley’s athletic department has referred an allegation of sexual harassment involving the football team to the campus’ Office for Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination. A former student made the allegation Wednesday, posting detailed accusations on her public Facebook page. The woman, who said she worked …
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand — Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced an immediate ban Thursday on sales of “military-style” semi-automatic and automatic weapons like the ones used in the attacks on two mosques in Christchurch that killed 50 worshippers. The man charged in the attack had purchased his …
New Zealand is banning all assault rifles, high-capacity magazines and military-style semi-automatic rifles in response to the nation's deadliest massacre in history, the country's prime minister announced Thursday. Jacinda Ardern said the ban goes into effect immediately and would be followed by legislation next month. …
LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May has a good chance of getting her twice-defeated Brexit deal approved by parliament next week, a junior Brexit minister in her government said on Thursday. “We have a good shot at actually landing the deal next week,” Kwasi Kwarteng told Sky. “People are coming over …
Meghan McCain, the daughter of late Sen. John McCain, who’s been the object of President Trump’s ire over the last several days, responded to the attacks with a phrase favored by the Arizona Republican. “As my father always used to say to me – Illegitimi non carborundum,” she posted on Twitter late Tuesday. The Latin …
Miley Cyrus has really been on her game this year! In addition to blessing us with new music, cute moments with husband Liam Hemsworth, and hilarious social media posts, the "Nothing Breaks Like a Heart" singer has been serving us so many sexy looks. Whether she's striking on a pose on the red carpet or working the …
It has been announced that several new titles are being added to the Xbox Games Pass in the next two weeks. Operencia: The Stolen Sun will be available on its release date of March 29th for Games Pass owners. …
WANTED: DEAD AND ALIVE! When it comes to Schrödinger’s cat, the hipster T-shirts write themselves. The zombie feline in an ambiguous state of animation fascinates the wider world. For quantum physicists, it is more of a tormentor, clawing at their belief in a treasured theory and coughing up hairballs over its claim to …
There's no screaming yet, but it's coming. You can't spend two hours in one spot with a baby and expect him to be quiet the whole time. Our seven-month-old might not have a proper tantrum today – in fact, he probably won't – but he'll make noise soon, some sort of noise, the type other diners might not be used to hearing in …
A whale has washed up on a beach in the Philippines on Sunday with 88 pounds of plastic inside it. The whale did not survive. Plastic simply existing in the ocean would be bad enough, but once its there it typically doesn’t stay. Marine animals often mistake floating bits of plastic as food and eat them, where they get stuck in the …
Another troubling revelation has emerged in the Jeffrey Epstein case, with a lawyer for the victim whose case resulted in the plea deal between the accused child rapist and prosecutors revealing his client was never …
Credit goes to the General Assembly’s Joint Public Health Committee for once again raising a sensitive, divisive, important issue — How much control should a person legally hold about the hour of one’s death? At a hearing this week on House Bill 5898 — An Act Concerning Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill — dozens …
Disturbing video of the moment a white police officer shot dead an unarmed black teen as he fled a traffic stop last summer was shown to the jury at the cop's trial.  The footage was shown as the woman who filmed it …
MARICOPA, Ariz. (AP) — A woman who operates a popular YouTube channel featuring kids is facing allegations she used pepper spray to discipline her seven adopted children, and locked them for days in a closet at their home outside Phoenix, authorities said Wednesday. Machelle Hobson’s children had no food, …
MoviePass is hoping for a different ending as it revives the marketing pitch that nearly drove the subscription service into bankruptcy. The company that owns MoviePass, struggling Helios & Matheson Analytics, said Tuesday that it is again offering users a chance to watch as many movies as they want for the low, low …
Brooklyn Beckham was accused of 'drinking too much' during a 'booze-fuelled bust-up', in which model Hana Cross took young Becks to task. The pair have been dating for a few weeks and all had been going swimmingly, with them supporting Victoria Beckham's Autumn/Winter collection at London Fashion Week, …
Julia Roberts has been wearing her hair long and blond for a few years, so fans were excited when stylist Serge Normant revealed on Instagram that she's traded her signature look for a shorter style. The cut appears to be the go-to look of many stylish professional women, the long bob (or lob). It's unclear if Roberts also …
Real estate investment trusts (REITs) have been overshadowed by the U.S. stock market until this year, and for good reason. Looking back, the S&P 500 is up 14.64% over the past three years, versus a 7.09% growth in Morningstar's REIT category.   Things have been quiet on the REIT front for the past few years. The …
A couple months ago, Lizzo revealed that she had joined forces with hip-hop legend Missy Elliott on a new song, and she further confirmed the news back in February. Yesterday, she shared a brief teaser video …
A British 4x4 racer has died after an accident at an off-road event in Texas. Newcastle-raised Steven Fairbairn, who moved to Oklahoma in 2017 and proposed to his partner two weeks ago, died in hospital from a blunt force trauma to the head on Saturday morning. His death - at the Rednecks with Paychecks Spring Break …
Arlington, Va. — The Transportation Department confirmed Tuesday its inspector general is investigating how the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certified the Boeing 737 Max-8 aircraft. The brand new plane, now grounded, has had deadly crashes in Ethiopia and Indonesia. The latest call for a review of the 737 Max …
Everyone in Karaka Bays, Wellington knows this house, and it's easy to see why. Designed by architect Dave Launder for his own family 46 years ago, the pointy house was an instant talking point, thanks to its bold, contemporary architecture and the large porthole windows framed by triangular red and gold panels. Surf …
HONOLULU -- Women with genetic susceptibility to ovarian cancer had fewer menopausal symptoms with an investigational surgical approach and were less likely to regret their decision than those selecting standard risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy, according to research presented here. In the U.S.-based WISP trial, …
A woman who noticed her husband developed a distinctive smell has led to skin-secreted volatile biomarkers indicating Parkinson's disease being identified(Credit: DesignPicsInc/Depositphotos) In the early 1980s, nurse Joy Milne began to notice a distinct musky odor on her husband. A few years later her husband was …
WWE Wrestlmaniana 35 happens on Sunday, April 7 in New Jersey. Wrestlemania 35 is the culmination of Wrestlemania season, which began in January at the Royal Rumble, continued through Elimination …
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How's that for irony. The Verge reported that during an Economic Club event in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson was interrupted in the middle of an on-stage interview by, what else, a robocall. AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson gets a robocall while onstage at @TheEconomicClub. …
The third supermoon of 2019 on Wednesday isn’t just special because it’s the last supermoon of the year. It’s also the first supermoon in nearly 20 years to fall near the spring equinox. Supermoons occur when the moon is full or nearly full and it’s at its closest point in its orbit around earth, also known as its perigee, said Quinn …
A little dog trapped down a rabbit hole for five days was finally found alive by his sister. Dachshund Ralph disappeared while owner Sarah Mclellan, 33, was out walking him near their home last Thursday. She feared the beloved five-year-old might have drowned but he was finally sniffed out in a maze of rabbit runs by …