Armenia and Azerbaijan have reported more fighting over the separatist territory of Nagorno-Karabakh, where clashes have continued for over three weeks despite two attempts at establishing a cease-fire
Jeffrey Toobin's cringe-inducing gaffe is causing quite a stir. Motherboard was the first to report the unfortunate news that the New Yorker writer and CNN analyst began masturbating during a break in a Zoom work call with his magazine colleagues. Toobin has apologized for what he calls his "embarrassingly stupid...
Robert Redford's son, James, dies of liver cancer at 58; Jeff Bridges says he has lymphoma, cites good prognosis; Netflix previews "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" and Chadwick Boseman's final performance. (Oct. 20)
The CDC says there are millions of cases of the common cold that affect both adults and children in the US each year. Adults come down with roughly two or three colds annually and while they tend to last around a week, there's no cure. But according to Business Insider, there are ways to make yourself more comfortable as your immune system fights off the virus. Dr. Aimee Desrosiers is an infectious disease expert. She says the number one immune-system booster is rest, plain and simple. After that, stay hydrated with plenty of hot or cold water, tea, and broth. Run a humidifier to ease a sore throat and loosen up chest congestion. Finally, use throat spray for a sore throat, decongestant to ease breathing through your nose, and OTC pain relievers for head and body aches. Night night!
Native American tribes opposed to the Dakota Access Pipeline once again have asked a federal judge to stop the flow of oil while the legal battle over the line’s future plays out
Cardi B Deletes Her Twitter Account. The rapper informed followers via Instagram Live on Oct. 17 that she's done with Twitter. She's had enough of her followers criticizing her and harassing Offset. A whole bunch of 15-year-olds telling me how to live my life like I'm mother----ing Ariana Grande or something .., Cardi B, via Instagram Live. ... Like I came from Disney or something, Cardi B, via Instagram Live. I'm so tired that because of y'all I've gotta continuously explain myself, Cardi B, via Instagram Live. Cardi filed for divorce from her husband, Offset, last month, but the couple has since reconciled. Bro, if I work things out, why are you going to this n----- Twitter to harass him? That s--- don't make no f------ sense, Cardi B, via Instagram Live. To be honest with you, my marriage is one of the least worries that I have right now, Cardi B, via Instagram Live. I love my fans and I'm thankful and I'm grateful for everything you do, but some of you really be acting like I sleep with ya, Cardi B, via Instagram Live
Republican Sen. David Perdue will fight Jon Ossoff for the US Senate election in Georgia. Ossoff was an investigative journalist and the 2017 Democratic nominee for the high-profile special election in Georgia's 6th District. He is challenging Perdue's bid for a second term. Georgia has been considered a safe Republican stronghold for decades. Business Insider reports that a demographic shift in the state may favor Democrats.
NASA is finally ready to snatch at an asteroid. After two years of orbiting the near-Earth asteroid Bennu, as tall as the Empire State Building, NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft will touch down Tuesday in the first US attempt to gather asteroid samples. Over 4.5 hours, the SUV-sized spacecraft will descend...
Trump Slams Fauci and Calls Him a ‘Disaster’ During Campaign Call . President Donald Trump reportedly launched into a tirade against Dr. Anthony Fauci during an all-staff campaign call on Monday. . According to multiple reporters who were on the call, Trump repeatedly referred to Fauci as a “disaster." . He also called Fauci and medical experts who warn against COVID-19 “idiots,” saying everyone is “tired of” hearing about it. I have these huge rallies. People are saying whatever. Just leave us alone. They’re tired of it. People are tired of hearing Fauci and all these idiots, Donald Trump, via 'The Daily Beast'. He later took to Twitter to make fun of the first pitch Fauci threw out at a Washington National's game in July. . Tony should stop wearing the Washington Nationals’ Mask ... it keeps reminding me that Tony threw out perhaps the worst first pitch in the history of Baseball!, Donald Trump, via Twitter. Trump’s anger is likely triggered by the infectious disease expert’s recent interview with '60 Minutes.'. During the interview, Fauci admitted that he was “absolutely not” surprised that Trump contracted COVID-19. I was worried that he was going to get sick when I saw him in a completely precarious situation of crowded, no separation between people, and almost nobody wearing a mask, Dr. Anthony Fauci, via '60 Minutes'. Fauci also criticized Trump for equating mask-wearing to “weakness,” saying “it doesn’t” make sense.
President Trump won't be able to interrupt Joe Biden this time around—at least, not for the first two minutes of each of the six debate segments Thursday night. The nonpartisan Commission on Presidential Debates has changed its rules so that each candidate will get those two minutes of uninterrupted...
The European Union is pledging $51.5 million to help meet emergency aid and food needs to three countries in Africa’s Sahel region, as the United Nations seeks to raise a billion dollars to tackle the humanitarian crisis there
Since he announced his lung cancer diagnosis in February, conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh hasn't talked about it too much on the air. On Monday, however, he gave listeners what the Washington Examiner calls an "emotional update," revealing that recent scans didn't offer good news. "It's tough to realize...
Holocaust survivors Ruth Brandspiegel and Israel “Sasha” Eisenberg parted ways in 1949 after befriending one another in a post-World War II displaced persons camp in Austria. They were reunited 71 years later on the Jewish fall holiday, Sukkot. (Oct. 20)
For investors looking for a stable stream of income, CDs and bonds are a good place to start. According to Business Insider, although the two financial instruments have much in common, they are distinctly different in several key areas. For example, CDs are insured by banks--bonds are not. Bonds are traded on the open market--CDs are not. Bonds can be liquidated quickly, but CDs tie up your money. Government-issued bond yields aren't taxed. But if you are in, say, the 24% tax bracket, you'll be taxed $24 for every $100 you earn in interest on your CD. Also, bonds have long-term maturity dates, from at least 10 to as long as 30 years. However, CDs usually mature within five years.
The Justice Department has announced charges against Russian intelligence officers in cyberattacks that targeted a French presidential election, the Winter Olympics in South Korea and American businesses
Letitia Wright Is Struggling With Reprising 'Black Panther' Role Without Chadwick Boseman. Wright played the role of Shuri in 'Black Panther.' . She admits to finding it hard to deal with the loss of Chadwick Boseman, who played the titular character, after he tragically passed away from cancer in August. We're just still mourning Chad, so it's not something I even want to think about. , Letitia Wright, to 'Porter' magazine. The thought of doing it without him is kinda strange. We're just grieving at the moment, so it's trying to find the light in the midst of it, Letitia Wright, to 'Porter' magazine. Wright is also set to star in Steve McQueen's anthology series, 'Small Axe,' which will explore the experience of London's West Indian community. . Wright believes that the series will be important in educating British people about the history of anti-racism in the country. I'm so used to seeing other people's culture. Now it's their turn to be educated, Letitia Wright, to 'Porter' magazine. That's one of the reasons why I feel it's so important that we do 'Small Axe' because so many young people, especially young Black people, .., Letitia Wright, to 'Porter' magazine. ... are walking around without the knowledge of what's happened prior, and of the people who were taking a stand, Letitia Wright, to 'Porter' magazine
At a rally in Nevada on Sunday, President Donald Trump mocked Joe Biden. Trump said Biden would "listen to the scientists" on coronavirus. Business Insider reports that the president also claimed that Biden "wants to lock down" the entire country indefinitely. Trump has repeatedly sidelined or misrepresented mainstream scientific advisors and authorities during the pandemic.
Robert Redford's son James died Friday at age 58 in his California home, the AP reports. He had struggled with liver issues since his teenage years, undergoing two liver transplants in 1993, reports the Salt Lake Tribune in a lengthy obituary. The liver disease returned two years ago, and while...
Residents of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, waded through floodwaters as they evacuated from their homes on Oct. 18. The heavy flooding caused at least 20 fatalities.
Fauci Was ‘Absolutely Not’ Surprised Trump Got COVID-19 . Dr. Anthony Fauci recently sat down for a lengthy interview with “60 Minutes,” which aired on Sunday. . During the interview, Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, said he was “absolutely not” surprised when President Donald Trump contracted COVID-19. . I was worried that he was going to get sick when I saw him in a completely precarious situation of crowded, no separation between people, and almost nobody wearing a mask, Dr. Anthony Fauci, via HuffPost. The “crowded” situation Fauci referred to was the September 26 celebration of Judge Amy Coney Barret’s nomination. . The event, which took place at the White House’s Rose Garden, became a super-spreader event, as Fauci predicted. . When I saw that on TV, I said ‘Oh my goodness, nothing good can come out of that, that’s gotta be a problem …' And then sure enough it turned out to be a super-spreader event, Dr. Anthony Fauci, via HuffPost. Later in the interview, Fauci also commented on Trump’s refusal to wear a mask, saying the president equated it to “weakness.” . When asked if he thought Trump’s stance made sense, Fauci said that he “of course” did not
Rachel Hollis reveals why it was important to her to be open about the dissolution of her marriage in her new book: "Didn't See That Coming: Putting Life Back Together When Your World Falls Apart." (Oct. 20)