Here are some of today’s top headlines.
A secretive startup backed by Bill Gates has achieved a solar breakthrough aimed at saving the planet.
On the eve of India’s independence, the man who would soon become the country’s first Prime Minister outlined an aspirational vision.
By Ivana Kottasová, CNN Updated 5:47 a.m. ET, November 20, 2019 Fallout from a feisty debate: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn both landed blows, but no major ones, in a scrappy TV debate on Tuesday night. Tory Twitter stunt: The Conservative party is facing criticism after rebranding a verified Twitter account as “factcheckUK” during the debate.
Investigators of a fatal accident on a Southwest Airlines plane last year recommend that Boeing retrofit the engines of nearly 7,000 jets to prevent a repeat of the accident.
A man serving 24 years in a Nigerian maximum security prison used a network of accomplices to conduct an international scam that brought in $1 million, officials said.
Residents of a small village in northern England have been left mystified by the regular appearance of bundles of bank notes on its streets.
Emilia Clarke’s role as the Khaleesi on “Game of Thrones” began with many nude scenes for the actress. But, after Season 1 of the hit HBO series, she started calling the shots on how much of her body she wanted to show.
It’s a flip phone in an age when no one makes calls anymore. The camera isn’t great. The battery life stinks. The screen is plastic. The processor is slow. It’s superdupercrazy expensive (think an iPhone 11, then double that). But … I kinda want the new Motorola Razr.
In 1987, ground was broken on a grand new hotel in North Korea’s capital, Pyongyang. The pyramid-shaped, supertall skyscraper was to exceed 1,000 feet in height, and was designed to house at least 3,000 rooms, as well as five revolving restaurants with panoramic views.
President Donald Trump is officially a Florida man.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Sought by Republicans to testify, the former U.S. special envoy to Ukraine spoke up instead for Democrat Joe Biden in Tuesday’s impeachment hearings, rejecting “conspiracy theories” embraced by President Donald Trump and some of his allies.
Meghan Markle is moving forward with her lawsuit against Associated Newspapers, the parent company that owns the Daily Mail and The Mail on Sunday. In documents filed by the Duchess of Sussex’s legal team and obtained by People, Meghan hits out at Associated Newspapers for publishing reportedly incorrect information about her home, her New York City baby shower and the former actor’s dealings with her father, Thomas Markle.
Following years of uncertainty and dispute over the future of Adolf Hitler’s childhood home, Austrian officials announced Tuesday that the building would be turned into a police station. The transformation, Interior Minister Wolfgang Peschorn said in a statement, would send an “unmistakable signal” that the property does not commemorate Nazism.
Tuesday’s episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live! took to the streets to ask Trump supporters whether they felt the U.S. president should be impeached for his controversial actions. Unsurprisingly, they didn’t, disagreeing across the board. However, the facts put to the public weren’t actually about Donald Trump.
Tesla likes big batts and they cannot lie, and while I go and sit in the corner and think about what I just wrote, here’s some related news for you. The world’s largest grid-scale lithium ion battery is about to get 50 percent bigger, with the expansion of the Hornsdale Power Reserve site in South Australia.
Thanks to a security flaw, Android apps had the ability to take photos and record conversations without users knowing it. According to a bombshell released Tuesday by cybersecurity firm Checkmarx, a major Android flaw gave attackers shockingly broad permissions to a phone without consent from users.
Earlier seasons of Netflix’s The Crown had it easier than Season 3. The first two installments of the period drama about the reign of Queen Elizabeth II focused primarily on the Queen Mother, Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip, and Princess Margaret; the third season adds in a new generation of main characters in Prince Charles and Princess Anne.