Major protest planned in Beirut in wake of deadly explosion
A massive anti-government protest is planned for central Beirut on Saturday as many Lebanese citizens have blamed leaders’ incompetence for the deadly explosion that leveled the city’s main port earlier this week. Small protests broke out near the country’s parliament in the city Thursday night, with demonstrators flinging stones at police and setting fires. Law...
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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Slay the Dragon’ on Hulu, a (Mostly) Upbeat Political Documentary About Gerrymandering
Shockingly, it only takes 101 minutes to explain gerrymandering.
Critics fear Philippines could use COVID crisis to crack down on dissent
"In an environment of horrific rights abuses and impunity, the situation is bound to worsen," a human rights watchdog said.
Everything You Need to Know About the National Coin Shortage
What does it mean for the future of the penny?
Air India Plane Splits in Two on Landing, Killing at Least 14 and Injuring Dozens
Police said at least 14 people were killed and 123 others injured
NYC is rattled by Tropical Storm Isaias: The Post’s week in photos
New Yorkers soak up the sun before a tropical storm rattles the city, snapping trees and knocking out power.
Lesson Plan Platforms for Teachers Have a Racism Problem
These sites are profiting from the sale of harmful materials.
‘Friends’ reunion postponed again on HBO Max due to COVID-19
There reportedly is no new target date.
'They're not even trying to hide the racism': Wisconsin Democrats blast GOP efforts to aid Kanye West's candidacy
Black Democratic officials and organizers in Wisconsin watched in horror as rapper Kanye West appeared to qualify for the state's presidential ballot this week with the help of Republican operatives -- not because they are worried he will be successful, but because they believe the GOP efforts are based on racist, lazy assumptions about young Black people.
Texas Tech Fires Top Women's Basketball Coaches Amid Abuse Allegations
Head coach Marlene Stollings came to Texas Tech in 2018, along with assistant Nikita Lowry Dawkins. They're both out now, after USA Today publishes allegations of physical, mental and verbal abuse.
‘Friends’ Reunion Special Postponed Again at HBO Max
A new filming date for the special remains undetermined.
Giants' DeAndre Baker charged with four counts of armed robbery in Florida incident
New York Giants cornerback DeAndre Baker was formally charged Friday with four counts of robbery with a firearm in relation to a May incident, Florida officials announced.
Alabama GOP lawmaker in KKK controversy charged with theft
A GOP lawmaker in Alabama who faced backlash for attending a KKK grand wizard's birthday celebration last month and was forced to resign as pastor of his church has now been charged with felony theft.
Movies on TV this week: 'The Great Escape' on TCM
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Leap of faith: Nigerian boy captivates the world with his ballet
LAGOS – Gracefully spinning among a group of dancers clad in pink, 11-year-old Anthony Mmesoma Madu stands out in black leggings, a white turtleneck and poise beyond his years. His parents in Lagos, Nigeria’s teeming lagoon city, wanted him to become a priest. Instead, he has captivated millions with his ballet. “When I am dancing,...
Trump adviser: Additional $600 is a disincentive to go back to work
Larry Kudlow, Director of the National Economic Council, and CNN's Poppy Harlow get into a heated exchange over unemployment benefits.
UFC 255 gets two flyweight title fights: Figueiredo vs. Garbrandt, Shevchenko vs. Maia
It'll be a flyweight party this fall at UFC 255 with a pair of title fights.        Related StoriesUFC on ESPN+ 32's Nasrat Haqparast not taking Alex Munoz lightly: 'Nowadays you don't know what to expect'UFC on ESPN+ 33 poster revealed: Frankie Edgar's bantamweight debut vs. Pedro Munhoz headlines eventMarlon Moraes vs. Cory Sandhagen in the works to headline UFC's Oct. 10 event
House Ethics Committee orders Tlaib to repay $10,800 to campaign after 2018 violation
Rep. Rashida Tlaib has been ordered to repay $10,800 to her campaign committee to account for the salary she had paid herself from her campaign coffers after she had been elected to Congress in 2018.
United States is getting its own 'Eurovision Song Contest' spinoff
The wildly popular "European Song Contest" is making its way to the United States.
Frontier CEO says CDC should update coronavirus travel advice: 'Flying is not dangerous'
The CDC says travel increases the chance of getting and spreading COVID-19. It also says most viruses don't spread easily on flights.
'Judas and the Black Messiah' trailer: Daniel Kaluuya is Black Panther Fred Hampton
Daniel Kaluuya and Lakeith Stanfield star in director Shaka King's "Judah and the Black Messiah," a film about late Black Panther Party leader Fred Hampton.
China sentences two Canadians to death for drug smuggling
Chinese courts sentenced two Canadian citizens to death this week for drug smuggling in the latest plunge in Chinese-Canadian relations. The death sentences were imposed by separate courts in the southern province of Guangdong, which borders Hong Kong. Ye Jianhui was sentenced to death Friday by a court in Foshan for manufacturing and transporting drugs....
Michigan official uses racial slur when asked about masks
In an interview, Tom Eckerle doubled down on his use of the N-word, repeating it over and over again.
Plane overshoots runway and crashes in southern India
A pilot and at least two passengers are dead after an Air India Express flight skidded off the runway at Kozhikode Calicut International Airport, CNN News 18 reports.
This company can help reduce your carbon footprint in just two minutes
You’ve probably heard the term “carbon footprint,” but do you really know what it means? Many of our daily activities, from turning on our bedroom light to disposing of waste, cause greenhouse gas emissions. Together, all these activities make up your carbon footprint. While there are many ways in which you can utilize renewable, clean...
Bullies tried breaking up Pete Alonso’s relationship with illicit photos
Mets star Pete Alonso’s undeniable persistence shaped him into the face of the franchise he represents today. During an interview with ESPN, Alonso revealed that during his time playing for the University of Florida, he received backlash from both his teammates and roommates over his long-distance relationship with Haley Renee Walsh, who is now the...
Prepared food vendors at farmers markets try to battle coronavirus ban
Restaurants and food trucks can operate but L.A. County public heath officials continue to shut out vendors who prepare food at farmers markets.
NYC woman stabbed in midday attack in subway station, video shows
The man stabbed the victim in an apparently unprovoked attack in an Upper West Side subway station.
‘Mob Wives’ star Drita D’Avanzo’s husband gets five years for gun charge
Avanzo was in the gallery as federal Judge Rachel Kovner gave her husband Lee D’Avanzo 64 months in prison.
Sony's new flagship headphones are already the best of the year
If you want the most polished consumer headphone options on the market in 2020, you owe it to your ears to check these out.
This is what an ICU in Beirut was like after blast
CNN's Ben Wedeman reports on what conditions were like inside an ICU in a hospital in Beirut, Lebanon, after an explosion in the Lebanese capital killed hundreds and injured thousands of people.
As election looms, window narrows for action in criminal investigation into Rudy Giuliani and associates
With the presidential election fewer than 90 days away, federal prosecutors in New York face a narrowing window in which to take overt steps -- including bring charges -- in their investigation of Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, and his Soviet-born associates.
Former Denver cop tracks down escaped convict who shot him in 1971
A former Colorado cop shot as a rookie in 1971 spent nearly 50 years tracking down the escaped convict who pulled the trigger — a hunt that paid off this week with the jailbird’s re-arrest in New Mexico. Larry Pusateri, now 77, was nabbed Wednesday in the town of Española on charges of escape and...
First on CNN: Warren and other top Democrats ask USPS watchdog to investigate practices
Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and other top Democrats on Friday sent a letter to the United States Postal Service inspector general asking her to investigate recent operational changes within the agency.
Cameron Esposito, Jena Friedman and More Sign Deals with AMC Networks to Develop True Crime Content
After bringing us The Staircase and The Preppy Murders, AMC Networks is gearing up for more true crime projects.
How to handicap Derrick Lewis-Aleksei Oleinik UFC bout
The main event of Saturday night’s UFC Fight Night in Las Vegas is a fascinating heavyweight matchup between Derrick Lewis and Aleksei Oleinik. Lewis, the fourth-ranked heavyweight, is a one-dimensional fighter who needs all the time he can get to make the 265-pound heavyweight limit. A rotund man, Lewis will weigh 30 to 40 pounds...
‘Love, Victor’, ‘Taste the Nation’ Renewed at Hulu
The Love, Simon spinoff and Padma Lakshmi travelogue both debuted in June.
Bellator signs former UFC light heavyweight contender Corey Anderson to multi-fight deal
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Selena Gomez Will Star in, Executive Produce Hulu’s ‘Only Murders In The Building’
Steve Martin and Martin Short will also be starring in and producing the project.
Trump, Biden trade jabs on faith, Cardinal Dolan says religion should unite not divide us
After President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden took shots at each other's faith Thursday, Archbishop of New York Timothy Cardinal Dolan is calling for some unity.
Elle Fanning to Play Michelle Carter in Hulu’s ‘The Girl From Plainville’
The drama series will explore the true story behind the 2014 "texting-suicide" case.
At least three dead after Air India plane skids off runway while landing
An Air India Express airliner skidded off the runway while landing in heavy rain Friday in the southern city of Calicut – killing a pilot and at least two passengers, according to reports. The Boeing 737 flight from Dubai had 191 passengers — including 10 infants — and crew on board when it overshot the...
‘Animaniacs’ and ‘I AM GRETA’ Get Hulu Premiere Dates
It's time for Animaniacs, and they're still zany to the max.
‘The Rain’ Season 3’s Ending Explained
At long last Simone and Rasmus' story has come to an end.
Egypt’s sex assault accusations spotlight social stigmas
CAIRO – When dozens of Egyptians began posting accounts of sexual assault on social media last month, activists sensed a “#MeToo” moment in a nation where women have long felt disadvantaged. Like high-profile trials in the United States where the now global women’s rights hashtag took off, prosecutors launched charges in Egypt’s best-known recent case:...
Steelers' Mike Tomlin not 'extremely confident' about 2020 NFL season over coronavirus pandemic
Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin didn’t appear to be too hopeful about the 2020 NFL season getting underway during the coronavirus pandemic as some other players have been.
US to sanction Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam, others amid political upheaval
The sanctions come less than a month after President Trump signed the Hong Kong Autonomy Act to penalize authorities responsible for a broad free speech crackdown.
How a Mumbai slum successfully combated coronavirus as cases soar across India
The international community is praising the coronavirus response in Asia's largest slum even as new threats loom. Health officials in Mumbai, India focused on ramping up their response efforts in Dharavi. Washington Post foreign correspondent Niha Masih joins CBSN to explain how the community was able to prevent a major outbreak.