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SPAC backing Trump Media surges more than 1,200%

The former president's social media venture is creating a trading frenzy. But the company has no financial results yet.
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Are the Kids in 'And Just Like That' the Same Child Actors From 'Sex and the City'?
HBO Max's "Sex and the City" reboot "And Just Like That..." sees the welcome return of Carrie, Miranda and Charlotte, and the characters' kids are also back.
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Biden set to speak at long-promised virtual 'Summit for Democracy'
President Joe Biden is set to participate a virtual "Summit for Democracy" from the White House beginning on Thursday, where he'll host more than 100 participants representing governments, civil society and private-sector leaders.
Gun battle outside police headquarters leaves alleged gunman dead
Stockton, California police say he began shooting at officers in a parking lot. One official calls it part of an "extremely concerning" increase nationwide of ambushes or assaults on officers and police buildings.
Alyssa Scott Shares Touching Tribute to Her and Nick Cannon's Late Son Zen
Nick Cannon revealed on his Tuesday show that Zen, the 5-month-old son he shared with model Alyssa Scott, had passed away following a battle with brain cancer.
Most parents still have concerns about safety of Covid-19 vaccines for children, survey finds
Most parents still worry about the safety of Covid-19 vaccines for children, and about three in 10 say that they will "definitely not" vaccinate their children against Covid-19, according a recent survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation.
The standards for NFL relevance have never been lower
Quality is optional in the NFL this season, but we still can't turn away.
Barbados to build new slavery museum after severing ties with Britain
Designed by celebrated architect David Adjaye, the new complex will also house an archive of documents about the transatlantic slave trade dating back four centuries.
Fox News Faces Discrimination Probe, Says Ex-Anchor Melissa Francis' Lawyer
The New York State Department of Labor launched a probe into Francis' claims of pay disparity and retaliation, her lawyer said.
Senate rejects Biden vaccine mandate for businesses, with 2 Democrats joining Republicans
A new poll finds major warning signs for Biden and fellow Democrats
The NPR/Marist survey has President Biden with a 42% approval rating. Americans also don't feel the direct payments or expanded child tax credits Democrats doled out helped them much.
Second Glance: Miniature soldiers, Dec. 12, 2021
You're being fed lies: How Americans can find truth in the age of misinformation
Just as young people should be taught coding, they must be taught the decoding of news and information as a prerequisite of informed citizenship.
Africa’s leaders often welcome Chinese private investment. How do African citizens feel?
New research on over 400 projects shows how these investments can backfire politically.
D.C.-area forecast: Cool today, but record warmth is likely Saturday
Highs in the low 40s today leap to the low 70s on Saturday.
Donald Trump Supporters, Censored, Discovered They Didn't Need Twitter, YouTube
In this daily series, Newsweek explores the steps that led to the January 6 Capitol Riot.
As Russia's Balkan Allies Toy With War, Kosovo Banks on U.S. Protection
Kosovo is accusing Serbia and Russia of destabilizing the Western Balkans by exploiting simmering ethnic conflicts.
Three teens arrested for arson in Montana fire that destroyed 13 homes
Three adult teens have been arrested on arson charges for allegedly starting a fire in Montana that destroyed 13 homes, authorities said.
Stockton police fatally shoot gunman they say opened fire inside headquarter’s parking lot
Police in Stockton, California, fatally shot a man they said opened fire inside the parking lot of police headquarters and charged at officers when confronted.
Tributes Paid to Sly and Robbie Bassist Robbie Shakespeare, Dead at 68
The Grammy-winning bassist was known for his important contributions to the world of dancehall and reggae.
Does Mr. Big Die in 'Sex and the City' Reboot 'And Just Like That'?
Rumors have been flying that Mr. Big would die in the "Sex and the City" reboot. Here's what happens to Chris Noth's character in "And Just Like That."
How Many 'Halo Infinite' Campaign Missions Are There and Why Can't You Replay Them?
In a first for the franchise, "Halo Infinite" does not allow you to replay missions via a level select screen. Here is everything you need to know about this omission.
Jurors set to begin second day of deliberations in the trial of actor Jussie Smollett
Jurors in Chicago will begin the second day of deliberations Thursday in the trial of actor Jussie Smollett, who has been charged in connection with allegedly staging a fake hate crime and falsely reporting it to police nearly three years ago.
Photo Shows Jeffrey Epstein, Ghislaine Maxwell Visited Queen Elizabeth II at Balmoral
Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell are seen relaxing at Queen Elizabeth II's Scottish retreat in an image that will heap further pressure on Prince Andrew.
All the Ways to Watch Kanye 'Ye' West and Drake's 'Free Larry Hoover' Concert
Kanye West is hosting a benefit concert with Drake for the incarcerated Larry Hoover.
UN suspends food distribution in two towns in Ethiopia after looting
The World Food Programme (WFP) has suspended food distribution in Ethiopia's Kombolcha and Dessie towns after looting of supplies that staff were unable to stop due to intimidation, including being held at gunpoint, the United Nations said on Wednesday.
What Caused the Fox News Christmas Tree Fire in New York?
The 49-year-old homeless man who allegedly set the tree on fire outside Fox News' headquarters has been released without bail.
Rocketing 300mph through the skies with nothing but a parachute: Welcome to speed skydiving
The next time you're in a car traveling along the freeway at 70 miles per hour, see what it feels like when you thrust your hand out of the window -- it's an intense sensation.
How to Watch Mariah Carey's New Christmas Special Online
"Mariah's Christmas: The Magic Continues" will feature the first look at her new festive song in what is a follow on from last year's special.
Florida Woman Stabs Dog 9 Times After Furious Argument With Husband
The incident was described as "sickening" by Sheriff Wayne of Brevard County as he showed pictures of the stabbed dog.
Multi-telescope observatory sent into orbit
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carried a multi-telescope observer into orbit early Thursday. The observer, called IXPE, will look at extreme events in Space, revealing details about events like exploding stars and spinning black holes. (Dec. 9)
Speed skydiving: Rocketing 300mph through the skies with nothing but a parachute
Every athlete wants to be higher, faster and stronger, but there's one discipline where the speeds achieved are well over 300 mph! CNN speaks with the world champions and world record holders of speed skydiving, who say that the speeds they can travel are truly mind-blowing.
Progressives get rolled on Pentagon policy
Liberal Democrats' losses show the limits of their party's slim majorities in Congress.
Jan. 6 investigators' new challenge: Trump allies pleading the Fifth
Three witnesses with ties to Donald Trump have signaled they intend to invoke their constitutional right against self-incrimination.
Breaking Down the Shocking First Episodes of Sex and the City Sequel And Just Like That
The HBO Max series is probably not the Sex and the City sequel that most fans were expecting
Kirk Cousins is putting up spectacular stats but remains as polarizing as ever
Cousins has some of the best stats in the NFL, but the Vikings' pedestrian record is ammunition for his detractors.
Behind the Scenes at Art Basel Miami: The Biggest IRL Metaverse Party Yet
NFTs took over Art Basel Miami this year. Here's what TIME saw there, from body mapping to property speculation to pure hedonism.
Genomic sequencing is crucial in the battle against the coronavirus. These countries do it well
When South African scientists announced they had detected a new coronavirus variant with a worryingly high number of mutations, they were applauded for how quickly they were able to spot it.
FDA OK's first antibody drug aimed at long-term COVID-19 prevention
The AstraZeneca drug is drug for people with immunodeficiency and other serious health problems or allergies who can't get adequate protection from vaccinations.
A CEO laid off 900 workers over Zoom. A Fox News host praised him: ‘I loved this, actually’
On Fox News's "Outnumbered" talk show, host Emily Compagno said she "loved" that chief executive Vishal Garg laid off 900 workers during a Zoom call.
A CEO laid off 900 workers over Zoom. A Fox News host praised him: ‘I loved this, actually’
On Fox News's "Outnumbered" talk show, host Emily Compagno said she "loved" that chief executive Vishal Garg laid off 900 workers during a Zoom call.
With Roe v. Wade in peril in Supreme Court, abortion-rights activists ask: Where are the men?
With activists predicting Roe v. Wade will be overturned, they are seeking help from a largely silent segment of supporters: men who back abortion.
Watch NASA's IXPE Telescope Launch Into Space to Study Black Holes
The NASA/ASI project will tell us more about some of the most violent objects in the universe and what happens as gravity and magnetism are pushed to extremes.
Summit for Democracy, Bob Dole memorial, 'West Side Story': 5 things to know Thursday
President Joe Biden's Summit for Democracy is set to begin, Bob Dole will lie in state in the U.S. Capitol and more news to start your Thursday.
Father and son arrested on suspicion of starting massive Caldor Fire in California
A father and son have been arrested and accused of starting the Caldor Fire that burned more than 200,000 acres in California earlier this year, according to authorities.
Hillary Clinton Reveals Her Planned 2016 Victory Speech
Clinton became emotional while reading the remarks she would have given if Donald Trump had lost the election.
Major development in 45-year-old cold case
Authorities in Georgia's Troup county announced a significant breakthrough in a 45-year-old cold case. They have found the car of Kyle Clinkscales, then an Auburn University student, who went missing on his way to the university. CNN affiliate WGCL has more.
Evergrande has defaulted on its debt, Fitch Ratings says
Evergrande, the embattled Chinese property developer, has defaulted on its debt, according to Fitch Ratings.
Woman pulled from submerged car near brink of Niagara Falls has died, police say
A woman who was pulled from a car submerged in rushing water near the brink of Niagara Falls has died, New York State Park Police said Wednesday.
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