U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said legal controls will be replaced by “personal responsibility” when the country moves to the final stage of its lockdown-lifting roadmap.
McCain, daughter of the late Arizona Sen. John McCain, announced on the air that she would leave after the show's season ends.
Police are investigating an allegation of assault against Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer and an attorney for the accuser says the woman has obtained a protection order.
The Supreme Court has ruled that the government can indefinitely detain certain immigrants who say they will face persecution or torture if they are deported to their native countries.
Following the collapse of footballer Christian Eriksen during a recent Euro 2020 match between Denmark and Finland, social media users have been sharing information on how to perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), a potentially life saving interv
The COVID-19 pandemic caused a steep drop in air travel and a loss of revenue that airports expect from airlines and passengers.
While there was no immediate acknowledgement of the seizures from American authorities, they come amid the wider heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran over Tehran's now-tattered nuclear deal with world powers.
Fans from abroad were banned several months ago, and organizers are to announce early next week if some local fans should be allowed.
Carnival Corp. said that a data breach might have exposed personal information about customers and employees on Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America Line, and Princess Cruises.
Shelby Houlihan, the American record holder in the 1,500 and 5,000 meters, was banned for four years after failing to prove that tainted pork caused her positive test for an anabolic steroid.
Former President Donald Trump recently released a statement claiming he was “right about everything” that critics said he was wrong on. Is he right about being right? We looked through the 10 points in Trump’s June 12 statement and found
False claims that Danish footballer Christian Eriksen had received the Covid-19 vaccine before collapsing on the pitch at the Euro 2020 tournament have been spreading on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. This is not true. The footballer collapsed
Microsoft Corp. blamed “accidental human error” for its Bing search engine briefly not showing image results for the search term “tank man.”
The practice received renewed scrutiny over the past month as Justice Department officials alerted reporters that their phone records had been obtained during the Trump administration.
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Nikolai Patrushev, the secretary of the presidential Security Council, said that the document foresees that Moscow could take “symmetric and asymmetric measures to thwart or avert unfriendly actions that threaten the sovereignty and territorial integ
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has picked a date to step down as CEO.
The public’s perception of a news outlet’s trustworthiness may come down to branding rather than content, according to a recently released study from the Knight Foundation and Gallup. The study used data from a specially designed news aggregation p
A high school student reported that a Kansas House member working as a substitute teacher manhandled him and kicked him in the testicles during class, and the lawmaker told authorities that God told him to do it.
Angelina Jolie criticized a judge deciding on custody arrangements for her and Brad Pitt's children during their divorce, saying in a court filing that the judge refused to allow their kids to testify.
Earlier this month, the U.S. and Canada authorized another vaccine — the shot made by Pfizer and BioNTech — to be used starting at age 12.
In one more step toward a reopened entertainment world, CBS said Monday that Stephen Colbert's late-night show will return on June 14 to episodes with a full studio audience.
Iran's hard-line parliament speaker said Sunday a temporary deal between Tehran and international inspectors to preserve surveillance images taken at nuclear sites had ended, escalating tensions amid diplomatic efforts to save the Islamic Republic's at
The singer-songwriter opened up about the ordeal on Oprah Winfrey and Prince Harry’s Apple TV+ show “The Me You Can’t See,” which focuses on mental health.
On May 19 2021, Timothy Burke (@bubbaprog) tweeted that Fox News had reported a story with the headline, “Black Lives Matter says it stands with Hamas,” which the network later quietly retracted: Fox News published a false headline, attem
“We are now actively investigating the Trump Organization in a criminal capacity, along with the Manhattan DA,” a spokesperson said.
A North Carolina prosecutor said that sheriff’s deputies were justified in fatally shooting Andrew Brown Jr. because he ignored their commands and endangered at least two of them when he drove his car toward them.
A prosecutor warned prospective jurors that the trial of a Mexican national charged in the 2018 fatal stabbing of a University of Iowa student will include graphic evidence that will be emotionally difficult to see and hear.
Four prizes of $20 million or more haven't been claimed since 1997, including a $63 million prize from 2015.
The pipeline system delivers about 45% of the gasoline consumed on the East Coast.
Among the 11 slain when police bombed MOVE’s headquarters in 1985, causing a fire that spread to more than 60 row homes, were five children.
Robert W. Lee IV says he's the great-great-great-great nephew of the Confederate general. But historical records dispute that.
Day three of the United Facts of America festival started off with some lighthearted banter as PolitiFact executive director Aaron Sharockman informed Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., he was one of the more accurate members of Congress. Sharockman complimented
Even after working as the director of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases for 37 years under seven presidents, Dr. Anthony Fauci said Tuesday he never could have anticipated the level of misinformation that has arisen from th
Criticism of the HFPA, which puts on the Globes and has been denounced for a lack of diversity and for ethical improprieties, reached such a pitch that Tom Cruise returned his three Globes to the press association's headquarters.
A photo has circulated on social media alongside a claim it shows a group of South Vietnamese people shortly before they were killed by North Vietnamese troops at the end of the Vietnam War in 1975. The claim is false: the original photo, taken in
As Thailand faced a surge in coronavirus cases, a message circulated on Facebook that claimed a Thai herbal drink can cure Covid-19. The claim is false: the pharmaceutical company that developed the herbal drink said it “does not have any effect
People in Jordan, Oman, and Saudi Arabia reported sightings of the Chinese rocket debris on social media.
On May 4 2021, Signal app creator Moxie Marlinspike (Matthew Rosenfeld) tweeted about a series of Facebook ads purportedly banned by the platform — for reasons apparent upon seeing examples of the advertisements: Signal tried to use Instagram a