Donald Trump became the first U.S. president to attend the annual March for Life in Washington on Friday, unleashing a fierce attack on his Democratic rivals during a rally in an election-year show of support for opponents of abortion rights.
Iowa resident Carolyn Miller had long harbored doubts about Joe Biden's candidacy, believing the former vice president was too old and too fumbling to beat President Donald Trump in November's election.
The Pentagon said on Friday that 34 service members had been diagnosed with traumatic brain injury following missile strikes by Iran on a base in Iraq earlier this month, a number higher than the military had previously announced.
A forensic psychiatrist with expertise in rape trauma took the stand as a prosecution witness at former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein's Manhattan rape trial on Friday, explaining why some sexual assault victims do not report attacks or avoid their abusers.
Britain criticized the United States on Friday for refusing to extradite a U.S. diplomat's wife who was involved in a car crash that killed a British teenager, saying it amounted to a "denial of justice".
U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders' decision to highlight an unofficial endorsement from Joe Rogan drew criticism on Friday due to the comedian's brand of humor that some see as dismissive of issues like equal pay and transgender rights.
U.S. prosecutors on Friday charged a former Mexican federal police commander with accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes from Mexican drug cartels to help them send cocaine into the United States, in a case linked to imprisoned drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.
Even the goal of defeating President Trump isn’t enough for some voters to commit to backing the eventual Democratic nominee, expressing a clear aversion to a candidate who is too liberal or centrist for their tastes.
Anti-abortion protesters rally in the annual March for Life, the U.S. Senate starts the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, and the president visits the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on the federal holiday in honor of the slain civil rights activist, among the highlights of the week of January 20, 2020, in Washington, D.C.
Greece has become the latest country to elect a woman as head of state. President Katerina Sakellaropoulou joins many others around the world, including the leaders of Germany, Iceland, New Zealand, Nepal and Denmark. Here's a look at some of them on the job.
Researchers say that some pot products -- especially combustibles and concentrates, such as wax and budder -- are more likely to keep teens coming back for more, suggesting cannabis control efforts get product specific.
In 1988, presidential candidate George H.W. Bush dismissed his rival Michael Dukakis as a “card-carrying member of the ACLU.” By contrast, Bush proclaimed himself “for the people,” as though the American Civil Liberties Union, a nonprofit organization that defends the equal human rights established in the Constitution, was instead championing UFOs. There’s a […]
Sean Hannity has talked with President Donald Trump many times, but never quite like this. Hannity is the latest TV-news personality to take on what has in recent years developed into a Super Bowl Sunday tradition: a pre-game interview with the President of the United States. Savannah Guthrie, Gayle King and Bill O’Reilly are among […]
CBS is developing a project that takes a comedic look at the age-old “12 Angry Men” dilemma of how does a jury come to a unanimous verdict? The network has issued a pilot order for “We The Jury,” a hybrid series from “9JKL” co-creator Dana Klein and Stephanie Darrow. The project hails from CBS Television […]
Actor and comedian Will Forte has splashed out $6.25 million for a dynamically sited contemporary in the rugged but ritzy and seriously expensive Carmel Highlands area, about ten miles south of the coastal community of Monterey, California. As was noted by the celebrity property gossips at Realtor.com, who first sussed out the clandestine late 2019 […] […]
Taylor Swift has bowed out of a possible performance on the Grammy Awards program Sunday night just as stealthily as it appeared she might have bowed into it, multiple sources tell Variety. Her possible appearance on the show had been kept a secret — albeit not an extremely well-kept secret — so her exit won’t […]
Aiming to reduce its waste and emissions, London-based “Idol” producer-distributor Fremantle has formed a partnership with Albert, a collaborative industry-backed project aimed at tackling the environmental impact of the entertainment sector. Founded in 2011, Albert is governed by an industry consortium that includes BAFTA, independent companies and broadca […]
A private investigator was called to testify on Friday afternoon during the Harvey Weinstein trial. Sam Anson, an investigator for the company Guidepost Solutions, was called in as a witness by the state. Anson said he was approached directly by Weinstein to investigate people he believed were talking to journalists about his sexual conduct with […]
Warner Bros.’ Hamburg-based German division, Warner Bros. Entertainment GmbH, has agreed for the first time to financial contributions of €1 million ($1.1 million) annually for regional funder Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein (FFHSH). The three-year deal, signed between Warner Bros. and the FFHSH on Friday, marks the first time that Warner Bros. has […]
In this week’s International TV Newswire Variety recaps more NATPE news from All3Media, Comedy Central Latin America, AMC’s Acorn TV, VIS, El Deseo, Globo and Univision, ZED pre-sales from Realscreen and Aardman’s latest distribution pickup. All3Media Sells to Comedy Central, AMC Networks in Latin America Comedy Central Latin America and All3Media Internatio […]
Viggo Mortensen may have three Oscar nominations to his name, but I get the feeling most folks still don’t take the guy seriously enough. Maybe they don’t realize that, in addition to his acting work, Mortensen is also a painter, a poet, a photographer and a musician. When “The Lord of the Rings” made him […]
Residents and officials throughout Spain have struggled to grapple with the destruction Storm Gloria has left in its wake. The battered country, now scrambling to clean up the mess, faces damaged railways and collapsed bridges amid the wreckage. Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez spent the week analyzing the stricken regions of the country, including a... […]
The weather pattern seems to be stuck in “weekend storm mode,” and one such potential weather system could take shape and impact the eastern United States in early February, making it the third weekend in a row that the region faces a storm threat. A storm affected the central and northeastern United States with a...
A slow-moving storm already responsible for dumping more than half a foot of snow on parts of Missouri and Iowa will continue to produce fresh powder over a portion of the Midwest as it sluggishly drifts eastward into the weekend. As snow returns to Chicago and Milwaukee and reaches Detroit, air and ground travel disruptions...
For the first time since Nov. 18, the northernmost city in the United States saw the sun rise above the horizon on Thursday afternoon. Utqiaġvik, formerly known as Barrow, is located on the northern tip of Alaska far above the Arctic Circle. After 65 days of darkness, the sun rose at 1:09 p.m. AKST on...
Following a late-week storm with drenching rain and thunder, a new storm is forecast to take shape over Texas and advance eastward over the Gulf of Mexico region this weekend. A powerhouse storm is not expected to develop, but the system has the potential to disrupt some weekend outdoor plans from the Texas coast to the...
After dealing with catastrophic fires then flooding and hailstorms, Australians are being warned to watch out for one of the world’s most deadly spiders due to what experts call “perfect conditions” for the arachnid to thrive. In a video posted to the Australian Reptile Park Facebook page, spokesman Dan Rumsey said the escalated threat from...
A storm trekking across the country toward the Northeast will arrive this weekend, but the latest forecast indicates a shift in the amount of snow it will produce — and where the snow will fall. Even though the storm slated for the Northeast continues to trend warmer, snow is still forecast to bury the northern...
A pair of tragedies unfolded in New Jersey on Wednesday night when five teenagers fell through thin ice covering ponds in two towns across the state. The separate accidents left two teens dead and numerous others injured, including the emergency responders who worked to save them. In Carteret, located about 25 miles southwest of New...
Winter in Florida? The winter haven for freeze-fleeing northern residents? How could it be? For three days this week, some Floridians have been forced to deal with the most daunting of Southeastern circumstances: freezing temperatures. After spending much of the first half of the month sweating through temperatures that were routinely more than 5 to 15...