Here are some of today’s biggest headlines.
The imminent final act of America’s impeachment ordeal will be played for far higher political stakes than might be expected given the all-but-guaranteed acquittal of President Donald Trump in his trial in the Republican-led Senate.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he wants to lose weight in 2020, but won’t go vegan because it means giving up cheese.
Philippine officials are appealing to residents not to return to their homes in the danger zone of an erupting volcano as it continues to spew plumes of ash and lava fountains, with earthquakes regularly shaking the ground.
A college student who experienced malnutrition because she was too poor to afford adequate food has died in southwestern China, sparking concerns about poverty in the world’s second largest economy.
A US citizen who once begged for President Donald Trump’s help has died after more than six years in an Egyptian prison.
(CNN) – It’s official, Akon has his own city in Senegal. Known as “Akon City,” the rapper and entrepreneur tweeted Monday that he had finalized the agreement for the new city. “Looking forward to hosting you there in the future,” his tweet read.
A romance novelist accused another writer of racism. The scandal is tearing the billion-dollar industry apart
The romance awards have been cancelled, major publishers have sounded off and leaders of the genre’s biggest organization have stepped down in response to allegations of racism, discrimination and exclusion.
Model Gigi Hadid was among 120 potential jurors called on Monday for the Harvey Weinstein rape trial, according to a pool reporter inside the Manhattan courtroom for jury selection.
Queen Elizabeth II says the royal family has agreed on a “period of transition” during which the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will spend time in Canada and the UK, after the couple announced this week they would step back from their roles as senior members of the royal family.
The planet’s oceans were the warmest in recorded history in 2019, according to a new analysis published Monday. An international team of researchers analyzed temperature data from sources around the globe and issued a dramatic warning that climate change is already deeply affecting what’s seen as the storage facility for any excess heat generated by a warming world.
BOSTON (AP) – A U.S. cybersecurity company says Russian military agents have successfully hacked the Ukrainian gas company at the center of the scandal that led to President Donald Trump ‘s impeachment. Russian agents launched a phishing campaign in early November to steal the login credentials of employees of Burisma Holdings, the gas company, according to Area 1 Security, a Silicon Valley company that specializes in e-mail security.
Chris Cuomo says President Donald Trump is telegraphing his plan to win reelection, and it comes down to three words: “Lie, deny, defy.” On Monday night, the CNN host said that strategy was already in use on two key issues: the Iran crisis and health care.
Supermodel Gigi Hadid was among the pool of 120 potential jurors called Monday for Harvey Weinstein’s sexual assault trial. According to CNN, Hadid said she had previously met the disgraced Hollywood executive. When asked by Judge James Burke if she believed she could be fair and impartial, Hadid replied “yes.”
By now, chances are you’ll have seen the news about Harry and Meghan’s much-discussed decision to take their royal duties down a notch. Trevor Noah’s one of the many people who have been watching the drama unfold, and during Monday night’s edition of The Daily Show, he broke down all the latest developments.
Marvel is celebrating Black Widow stars Scarlett Johansson and Florence Pugh’s Oscar nominations with a new trailer, which kind of has a Fast & Furious vibe in that someone in it says the word “family” about a bunch of people who are clearly not related and also some things explode.
A group of Ring camera owners who have been terrorized by hackers are now suing the company, saying the Amazon-owned firm doesn’t even do the bare minimum to protect against hackers.
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On Monday afternoon, YouTuber NikkieTutorials released a video titled “I’m Coming Out,” where she tells her over 12 million subscribers for the first time that she is trans. “Filming this video scary, but it’s so liberating and freeing,” said NikkieTutorials, whose real name is Nikkie De Jager.
After the runaway success of Venom, Sony’s parallel Spider-Verse was destined to continue in one way or another. Morbius, starring Jared Leto, is the second villain-fronted film to come from their franchise, and its first trailer has a massive, world-shaking surprise for Marvel and Spidey fans.