Here are some of the stories making headlines today.
The last time Europe and the US were this far apart was on the eve of the Iraqi invasion in 2003; even then the Brits went along with Operation Enduring Freedom. This time, the consequences seem more dangerous and far-reaching.
Viktor Vekselberg, chairman of asset manager Renova Group, is an oligarch close to Vladimir Putin, and last month the Trump administration placed him on a list of sanctioned Russians for activities including election interference. The purpose of the payments, which predate the sanctions, and the nature of the business relationship between Vekselberg and Cohen is unclear.
Christie’s sale of a Picasso nude for $115 million has kick-started what some experts have been calling “the sale of the century.”
Rehearsals for the event, which commemorates the 73rd anniversary of Nazi Germany’s surrender in World War II, began earlier this month, giving the world a glimpse of what’s coming. Here’s a closer look at some of the weaponry we can expect to see. Su-57 fighter jet The Sukhoi Su-57 is Russia’s first homemade fifth-generation stealth fighter.
The report’s authors, who examined evidence from 26 previously published studies of more than 70,000 women, also found no serious side effect risks associated with the vaccines. Most people who have sexual contact will be exposed to HPV at some time. Even if exposed, most women will clear the viral infectionnaturally.
The “NCIS” lab has lost its resident goth genius. Pauley Perrette, who played forensic scientist Abby Sciuto, has signed off from the long-running CBS crime drama after 15 seasons on the show.
WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal will weaken U.S. relationships around the world and create problems that U.S. foreign policy will be grappling with for years, but it’s also a boon for the U.S. rival that American intelligence said helped Trump get elected: Russia.
Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the self-professed mastermind of the 9/11 terror attacks, says he has information to share with lawmakers about CIA head nominee Gina Haspel ahead of her Senate confirmation hearing.
For anyone looking to unclog their pores, there’s nothing more satisfying than a good extraction. Even dermatologists agree they can be beneficial for our skin. But if not done correctly, you could end up hurting your skin more than helping it.
Wax figures can sometimes be hit or miss, but a new depiction of Meghan Markle that was unveiled at London’s Madame Tussauds wax museum on Wednesday is actually a dead ringer for the future British royal: OMG the day has come!
France’s Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian says the Iranian nuclear deal is “not dead” despite US President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw. The 2015 agreement curbed Iran’s nuclear activities in return for the lifting of sanctions that had been imposed by the UN, US and EU.
Katy Perry has sent Taylor Swift an actual olive branch, seemingly ending the beef between the two megastars. Swifty, who is about to start her Reputation tour, shared a video of the package she received from Katy – which appeared to include a note with the words “miscommunications” and “deeply sorry” written on it.
A potential new cure for baldness has been discovered using a drug originally intended to treat osteoporosis. Enhanced hair growth is a side-effect of a different drug, cyclosporine A, used to treat autoimmune diseases. And researchers found it also inhibited a protein, SFRP1, that blocks a molecular pathway, WNT, vital for the growth of many tissues, including hair.
The Israeli military says it has detected “irregular Iranian activity” in Syria and has ordered residents of the occupied Golan Heights to prepare their bomb shelters. The military says it has prepared for a variety of scenarios. “Any aggression against Israel will be met with a severe response,” spokesman Jonathan Conricus said.
Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. Uber is flying high above its street-level ride-hailing business. At its annual Elevate summit in Los Angeles Tuesday, the rideshare company detailed its aviation goals to launch electric flying taxis within the next five years.
One day our sun will die. About 10 billion years from now, our nearest star will run out of its stellar fuel, effectively marking the end of its life in space. Ok, but then what happens?
This post is part of Mashable’s Masturbation Week . May is National Masturbation Month, so we’re celebrating by exploring the many facets of self-love. Most medical professionals generally consider masturbation to be a healthy, productive exercise. But it can go too far.
Bitcoin bashing has been a popular sport among the very rich for quite a while, but this week the usual suspects have considerably upped their game. These days, it’s no longer enough to call Bitcoin a bad or dangerous investment.
Siri has some catching up to do. As the day-one Google I/O keynote came to a close Tuesday in Mountain View, California, it was clear that the tech giant had left the right impression on the developers in attendance: Specifically, one of awe.