Boris Johnson: UK would admit 3 million people from Hong Kong
Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the United Kingdom will not abandon Hong Kong if China imposes a harsh national security law and would admit 3 million people from the former British colony. “Hong Kong succeeds because its people are free,” Johnson wrote in the Times of London newspaper. “If China proceeds, this would be in...
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Here's What Will Happen to Jeff Lowe and His Animals as Carole Baskin Takes Over 'Tiger King' Zoo
Lowe has been building a second animal park in Oklahoma.
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George Floyd’s 6-year-old daughter still doesn’t know how her dad died
George Floyd’s 6-year-old daughter has only been told that her dad died “because he couldn’t breathe,” as her mother tries to protect her from the truth that has sparked national outrage. Mom Roxie Washington told Good Morning America Wednesday that Floyd’s daughter, Gianna, misses her dad but is not aware that he died in an...
Emma Watson Breaks Silence After Getting Slammed for 'Performative' Activism
"I see your anger, sadness and pain," the actress said in a statement amid the protests following George Floyd's death.
16 West Point cadets test positive for coronavirus before Trump’s address
16 West Point cadets from the class of 2020 who were brought back for graduation where President Trump is expected to give the commencement address have tested positive for the coronavirus.
Cuomo says New York City violence dissipated Tuesday night
New York City spent its second night under curfew on Tuesday.
U.K. ambassador on diplomacy in times of turmoil
U.K. Ambassador to the United States Karen Pierce talks protests, COVID and the importance of diplomacy with "Face the Nation" moderator Margaret Brennan.
Frank Rizzo Statue Is Removed In Philadelphia: 'It Is Finally Gone,' Mayor Says
On Wednesday, the City of Brotherly Love took down a memorial to a man who exploited its divisions.
‘Riverdale’ star Vanessa Morgan slams writers’ portrayal of black characters
“Tired of how black people are portrayed in Media, tired of us being portrayed as thugs, dangerous or angry scary people."
Republican adviser: You can't govern by photo op
Christiane speaks with Republican commentator and former Mitch McConnell adviser Scott Jennings about President Trump's reaction to the nationwide unrest.
Incredible discovery shows 110M-year-old dinosaur's last meal preserved
Researchers recently discovered fossilized evidence of a dinosaur's last meal from 110 million years ago.
Comcast rejects calls for outside investigation of NBC's handling of sexual harassment
Shareholders, led by the powerful Brian Roberts family, rejected three shareholder proposals.
Ayanna Pressley, Elizabeth Warren Vow to Fight for Legislation Named After Eric Garner, Stephon Clark and Andrew Kearse
"He's finally getting heard," said Angelique Negroni-Kearse, whose husband, Andrew Kearse, died of a heart attack in the back of a police car.
Trump says it’s ‘common sense’ to let Russia rejoin G7
The president was asked on Brian Kilmeade's Fox News radio show if Putin deserved to be admitted to the group after being ousted in 2014 over Russia's invasion of Crimea.
'No justice, no peace': Tens of thousands in London protest death of Floyd
Tens of thousands of people chanting "no justice, no peace, no racist police" marched through central London on Wednesday to protest against racism after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
Sharon Stone warns of civil war amid George Floyd protests, shares bizarre video about building a safe room
Sharon Stone is warning her followers about a potential civil war as protests against the death of George Floyd continue.
Rep. Pressley introduces bill to combat "scourge" of police brutality
"Hurt has been put on black folks," Rep. Pressley said. "Let us legislate healing and justice."
De Blasio now urging protesters to stay home due to coronavirus
Mayor Bill de Blasio is now urging New Yorkers to stay home and continue to practice social distancing over coronavirus fears, despite days of thousands taking to city streets to protest the Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd. “I want people to stay home to the maximum extent possible,” de Blasio, who has previously welcomed...
Germany wants to kick extremists out of military faster
BERLIN — The German government has agreed on a bill that would speed up the dismissal of soldiers involved in extremism or serious crimes., Current military rules mean that soldiers who have served for more than four years can only be kicked out after they have been convicted of a crime or removed as part...
National Park Service shares creative new signs to promote social distancing
Keep your distance from the wildlife... and other people!
Russia Investigation Was Not a 'Hoax,' Former Attorney General Rod Rosenstein Testifies
"I have confidence in Mr. Mueller's integrity," former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein testified Wednesday.
CNN did not mention on-air David Dorn, retired St. Louis police captain killed by looters
Retired St. Louis police captain David Dorn was shot and killed by looters while attempting to protest a local story early Tuesday – but anyone who relies on CNN for news wouldn’t have any idea.
How to Watch, Livestream Barack Obama Speak on George Floyd Protests for First Time
The former president will be joined by activists and elected officials for a press conference regarding the death of George Floyd and the protests it has sparked.
US companies 'concerned' about Hong Kong but not planning to leave just yet
Lea Michele checks her privilege in apology to 'Glee' costars for pain she caused
Actress Lea Michele issued an apology after "Glee" alumni Samantha Marie Ware and Alex Newell called her out on Twitter for "traumatic microaggressions."
Trump Administration to Block Chinese Passenger Carriers from Flying to U.S. Amid Escalating Tensions
The Department of Transportation issued an order on Wednesday calling for the suspension of scheduled passenger flights to and from the United States operated by Chinese airlines.
SoftBank to invest $100M in companies led by people of color
SoftBank Group is launching a $100 million fund to invest in “companies led by founders and entrepreneurs of color,” in the latest corporate action as protests roil the US. Described as SoftBank’s bid to improve diversity, “we have to put money behind it, set plans, and hold ourselves accountable,” SoftBank Chief Operating Officer Marcelo Claure,...
The pandemic is saving soup sales as people stock up and eat at home
As people stocked up for an unknown future and sheltered in place because of the coronavirus pandemic, they reached for soup — and helped spark a turnaround for Campbell.
Lea Michele's Wedding Partner 'Deeply Disappointed' by Racism Accusations Against 'Glee' Co-star
Michele lost out on a sponsorship deal with HelloFresh this week following the accusations she made Samantha Ware's life a "living hell" on set.
Pope Francis condemns George Floyd's 'tragic' death and calls racism a sin
Pope Francis called George Floyd's death "tragic" but warned "nothing is gained by violence and so much is lost" during his weekly Wednesday audience.
Trump administration banning Chinese airlines from operating incoming flights as of June 16
The ban is set to take effect as of June 16, or earlier, depending upon the orders of President Trump.
USDA confirms that Winston the pug, believed to be first dog with coronavirus, was never infected
This revelation comes as the USDA announced the first official case of coronavirus in a dog, a German shepherd in New York.
Trump says police departments 'have to do better': This has been a 'long-term' problem
President Trump said Wednesday that U.S. police departments overall have to “get better” because police misconduct has been a “long-term” problem.
Rep. Waltz: National Guard must deploy to allow police to keep order, stop looters
The U.S. National Guard must deploy in order to allow police to keep order in their communities, Florida Republican Congressman Michael Waltz asserted Wednesday.
Eight-year-old girl tortured to death for releasing pet parrots, police say
An 8-year-old girl illegally employed as a maid has been killed by her employers in Rawalpindi, Pakistan for letting their pet parrots escape, police say.
Blood bank offering free coronavirus antibody test for blood donors
In an effort to encourage volunteers to donate blood, Vitalant — a non-profit organization that helps distributes blood to hospitals — said that it will start informing blood donors if they have coronavirus antibodies. The antibody test Vitalant is using has already been approved by the FDA and will help individuals determine if they were...
Esper opposes Insurrection Act for law enforcement
Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Wednesday he opposes use of the Insurrection Act, which would allow President Donald Trump to use active-duty military forces for law enforcement duties in containing street protests. (June 3)
Black Man in New Rented House Handcuffed After Neighbor Called Police Thinking He Was Trespassing
Monona Police Chief Walter J. Ostrenga said the incident will be thoroughly investigated.
Brittney Payton, Walter Payton’s daughter, details harrowing racial incident at pharmacy
Brittney Payton, the daughter of legendary Bears running back Walter Payton, says she was the victim of racial slurs, while sitting at the drive-thru of a Walgreens pharmacy. Payton, a local Fox anchor in Chicago, says that a white man exited the vehicle behind her, then made monkey sounds, while holding up a watermelon. “It’s...
Yankees, Mets adding May games to awkward refund policy
Three days into June, the Yankees and Mets finally acknowledged that their May home games will not be made up in any way, shape or form. You’re still going to have to break a sweat for that refund, though. On Wednesday, both New York baseball teams released statements on their team websites announcing the addition...
American portrait innovator Elsa Dorfman dies aged 83
American photographer Elsa Dorfman, known for her intimate large-scale portraits of well-known figures including Bob Dylan, Allen Ginsberg and Faye Dunaway, died Saturday at age 83.
Cristobal makes landfall in Mexico and could loop back toward the US Gulf Coast this weekend
Tropical Storm Cristobal made landfall Wednesday morning in Mexico, and if the storm holds together, it could loop back across the Gulf of Mexico and toward the United States by the weekend.
Amanda Kloots is keeping faith after being told 'a couple times' that Nick Cordero 'won't make it'
Amanda Kloots is keeping a positive outlook after being told the chances of husband Nick Cordero surviving his health crisis are low.
With virus crisis abating, Europe looks to get back to open borders
Italy, keen to see tourists return, drops quarantine order for travelers from most of Europe as Germany prepares to ease advice against travel.
Tackle home projects with $10 off Dewalt tool orders of $50 or more at Amazon
If you've been on a home improvement kick of late, chances are you could benefit from this promotion that Amazon is running on select Dewalt products. When you purchase at least $50 worth of qualifying Dewalt items, you'll get $10 off.
Jessica Simpson on how she's turning to faith in wake of George Floyd's death
Jessica Simpson is opening up about how she's turning to her faith in the wake of George Floyd's death.
Danielle Bregoli in rehab for childhood trauma, prescription pill abuse
She is reportedly seeking treatment for childhood trauma and prescription pill abuse.
Ella Jones Is Elected Ferguson’s First Black Mayor 6 Years After Michael Brown’s Death
The 2014 fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown helped solidify the Black Lives Matter movement