Here are some of today’s top headlines.
Thousands of pages of transcripts are piling up, and top minds from both political parties are preparing their best strategy as the impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump moves into a new phase Wednesday with the first public hearings.
Bolivia’s former president Evo Morales has departed for Mexico after accepting an offer of political asylum in the wake of what he has described as a “coup” against him by the country’s military and opposition.
Former President Jimmy Carter was admitted Monday night to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta ahead of a procedure to relieve pressure on his brain, the Carter Center announced in a statement posted to Twitter.
A Trump-appointed federal judge decided Monday that President Donald Trump can’t sue New York state officials in a Washington, DC, court at this time to stop the release of his tax returns to Congress.
Disney heiress tells fellow boomers who are offended by the phrase ‘OK boomer’: Sit down and let the kids drive
Abigail Disney said Gen Z’s resentment toward Boomers is “understandable,” and older people are becoming “less relevant every day.”
Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Taison was shown a red card for his reaction to racist abuse from the traveling Dynamo Kyiv fans during a Ukrainian league fixture on Sunday.
(CNN) – If you’ve ever wondered who runs the world, it turns out it’s a man called Nick Butter. Butter, 30, has become the first person to complete a marathon in all 196 countries recognized by the United Nations, finishing his challenge in Greece on Sunday.
China’s annual Singles Day online shopping bonanza has brought in a record $38 billion in sales for Alibaba.
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has reportedly tried to clarify his description of journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder as a “mistake” by the Saudi government.
Because “Watchmen” isn’t just a straightforward adaptation of the comic series/graphic novel, it gives both fans and newcomers something surprising around every corner. The series shines a light on class and racial injustice at one moment and then, somehow, showcases a giant blue vibrator by the end of the episode (and then puts the blueprints online).
Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, the former chairwoman of the Maryland Democratic Party and widow of U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, announced Monday night that she would seek her late husband’s congressional seat. “I believe very strongly that I have the background and the focus and the commitment and the ability to take the reins,” Rockeymoore Cummings told MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow, adding that her husband had wanted her “to continue this fight.”
When asked how to get men to vote for a woman for president, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) had a simple answer: “Give them a tough, smart woman to vote for!” The question came from a voter at a Monday town hall event in Exeter, New Hampshire.
“I think that most kids, man, in hindsight, looking back, they always thank their parents for not allowing them to damage themselves as much as they could have,” T.I. said in an effort to explain that he does this to protect his daughter. “This is the thing.
In our latest step toward becoming a full dystopian nightmare, the Wall Street Journal reports that Google has been collecting the health data of millions of Americans without their knowledge or consent. It’s all part of Google’s secret “Project Nightingale” that the company has been working on with Ascension, which the WSJ notes is the “second-largest health system” in the country.
Collins Dictionary, publishing dictionaries now for two centuries, announced its 2019 “word of the year” on Thursday. It’s a term whose usage increased by a whopping 100-fold between 2018 and 2019, according to Collins’ lexicographers, and since 2013 has been employed four times as much.
Kids and adults alike know Fred, Daphne, Velma, Shaggy, and Scooby as the Mystery Gang. Next summer, SCOOB! introduces audiences to the expert monster-unmaskers before they became those “meddling kids.” With Will Forte as Shaggy and Frank Welker reprising his iconic role of Scooby-Doo, SCOOB!
The biggest Apple rumor outside of Apple Car has been revived in a big way. According to a report by The Information, Apple is planning to launch an augmented reality (AR) headset in 2022, followed by a sleeker pair of AR glasses in 2023.