Here are today’s biggest headlines.
CNN poll: Anti-Semitism in Europe Anti-Semitic stereotypes are alive and well in Europe, while the memory of the Holocaust is starting to fade, a sweeping new survey by CNN reveals. More than a quarter of Europeans polled believe Jews have too much influence in business and finance.
Obama’s victory in 2008 lifted millions of Americans. But it also stoked existing divisions that have turned hope into unapologetic hate now in 2018.
President Donald Trump appears to be shutting the door on a temporary ceasefire in an ongoing tit-for-tat trade war with China just days ahead of an upcoming summit in Argentina.
After seven months of traveling through space, the NASA InSight mission has landed on Mars. A few minutes later, InSight sent the official “beep” to NASA to signal that it was alive and well, including a photo of the Martian surface where it landed.
As world leaders denounced Russia’s aggression against Ukraine, President Donald Trump waited more than a day before offering a muted response about the clash, leaving the task of criticizing Moscow to the outgoing US ambassador to the UN.
The Chinese government has revealed for the first time it has started construction on a new domestically-made aircraft carrier, the third overall in the People’s Liberation Army Navy fleet.
Air ambulances may be lifesavers, but patients are often shocked by the high cost of the service. Although states, insurance associations and even the industry itself want to control patient costs, it’ll take an act of Congress to make this change.
General Motors will end production of six sedans by the end of 2019.
Musk said the production issues left Tesla “bleeding money like crazy” and that the luxury electric car maker might have collapsed had the issues not been resolved quickly.
Donald Trump has suggested Theresa May’s Brexit agreement could prove a bar to a US-UK trade deal. The US president did not specify which aspect of the deal concerned him but told reporters the withdrawal agreement “sounds like a great deal for the EU”.
Indian officials have “put on hold” efforts to retrieve the body of an American missionary reportedly killed by an endangered tribe in the Andaman and Nicobar islands last week. A senior official told the BBC it was done so as not to disturb the protected Sentinelese tribespeople.
Predictim, based in California, offers a service that scours a prospective babysitter’s social media activity in order to provide a score out of five to suggest how safe they may or may not be. It looks for posts about drugs, violence of other undesirable content.
A Florida man has been charged after he was allegedly overheard raping a teenage girl on a PlayStation stream, US media report. Reports say Daniel Enrique Fabian, 18, was playing Grand Theft Auto earlier this year when he allegedly assaulted a 15-year-old girl during a game break.
Not many people know more about the Sentinelese than Indian anthropologist T N Pandit. As a regional head for India’s Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Mr Pandit embarked on visits to their isolated island community over a period spanning decades.
President Donald Trump made an unusual entrance at a rally in Biloxi, Mississippi, on Monday night when he emerged from what appeared to be an oversized fireplace that had been decorated for Christmas with stockings.
The death toll from Northern California’s devastating Camp fire rose to 88 on Monday, and 203 people are still listed as missing after the blaze, state officials said. The disaster, the cause of which is still unknown, has obliterated more than 153,000 acres and destroyed nearly 14,000 homes after fierce winds and dry conditions helped it grow massively earlier this month.
After nearly seven months and more than 300 million miles, NASA’s InSight spacecraft touched down on Mars on Monday to cheers. The suspenseful landing, which followed what engineers described as “seven minutes of terror” as the robot rapidly decelerated from 12,300 to 5 mph, is NASA’s first such landing attempt on the Red Planet in six years.
Critics’ first reactions to Aquaman are finally swimming onto social media with a surprising upswell of positivity. The highly anticipated DC chapter isn’t due in theaters until next month-Dec. 21 to be exact-but those who caught early screenings are promising a good time for future audiences.
Google might just have to get used to protests. Weeks after Google employees around the globe walked out of offices in protest of the company’s handling of claims of sexual misconduct, the Mountain View-based search giant is about to face yet another worldwide protest. This time, however, Amnesty International is coming for it.
This guy really knows how to make an entrance. In a video shared on Facebook by ZaKnedria LeUnshae Webb on Sunday, the head pastor of the Brown Baptist Church in Southaven, Mississippi, Bartholomew Orr can be seen “flying” onto the stage of his church: He’s since gone viral and been dubbed the “flying preacher” after he delivered part of his sermon in mid-air.
Microsoft and Apple are duking it out. For a few minutes on Monday, Microsoft beat Apple to become the world’s most valuable publicly traded company. At 1:05 p.m. ET, Apple’s $812.60 billion market value fell below Microsoft’s $812.93 billion, allowing the Redmond, Washington-based tech giant to snatch the world’s most valuable company title from Cupertino.