Tár demands — and deserves

Cate Blanchett stars as an orchestra conductor in Tár. | Focus Features Cate Blanchett stars in a tightly wound masterpiece that slices through class anxiety and power. To watch Tár...

Chinese civil war refugee makes love for Taiwan flag a dining experience

By Sarah Wu and Ann Wang TAOYUAN, Taiwan - Days away from Taiwan's National Day, a long line of people snakes out of Chang Lao-wang's restaurant, where the Chinese civil war refugee displays his...

Spain: Train crash driver says he couldn´t avert accident

MADRID (AP) — The driver of a train that crashed in Spain in 2013, killing 80 passengers and injuring 145 others, told a court Thursday that he had braked but couldn´t avoid the accident. He said...

The Instagram capital of the world is a terrible place to be

Fun fact: Positano was the inspiration for the fictional seaside town in The Talented Mr. Ripley. | Getty Images Just because you can (sort of) afford to go somewhere doesn’t mean you’ll...

NerdWallet: Traveling to Europe soon? 6 tips to help you save money and avoid misery

Climate change, crowds and lingering effects of the pandemic have altered the way we travel. If you’re planning a trip to Europe, consider these tips.

Social Media Reacts to Ye Wearing "White Lives Matter" Shirt at YEEZY Season 9 Show

Ye continues to be at the center of controversy with his most recent unveiling at his YEEZY Season 9 fashion show during Paris Fashion Week. While his collection drew large crowds and interest...

Take Advantage Of Fall Savings And Stay At Mackinac Island’s Most Historic Hotel

Crisp and cool weather, fall foliage, thinned crowds, and sunny shores are not the only reasons to visit Mackinac Island, the Jewel of the Great Lakes, in the fall season. Now is the idyllic time...

Lawyers overwhelmed by requests to help Russians avoid fighting in Ukraine

- Swamped by panic-stricken requests for help to avoid being drafted, Russian lawyers say they are working flat out to offer advice to those at risk of being sent to fight in Ukraine. Lawyers and...

Trial starts for man charged with deadly Wisconsin Christmas parade attack

- The trial of the man accused of killing six people by driving his car into a Christmas parade near Milwaukee, Wisconsin, last year began on Monday with jury selection. Darrell Brooks, 40, has...

Over 130 people dead following stampede at Indonesian soccer game

A massive stampede at a soccer game in Indonesia on Sunday left at least 131 people dead, according to officials, marking one of the deadliest stadium disasters in modern history.  The tragedy...

Stampede at Indonesian Soccer Game Leaves at Least 174 Dead

Police fired tear gas to control angry spectators, causing crowds to rush toward an exit. The disaster is among the deadliest incidents in the history of soccer.

Protesters attack French Embassy in Burkina Faso after coup

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Angry protesters attacked the French Embassy in Burkina Faso's capital Saturday after supporters of the West African nation's new coup leader accused France of...

Turkey rejects Russia's annexation of Ukrainian territory

ISTANBUL - Turkey's Foreign Ministry said on Saturday it rejects Russia's annexation of four regions in Ukraine, adding the decision is a "grave violation" of international law. Turkey, a NATO...

Hong Kong leader promises revival on China's National Day

BEIJING (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader promised Saturday to revive its struggling economy following a campaign to crush a pro-democracy movement as China's ruling Communist Party marked its 73rd...

Will Ukraine be Putin's downfall?

Russia this week stepped up its crackdown on protests against President Vladimir Putin's order for a "partial mobilization" to bolster his war effort in Ukraine. Putin last week ordered 300,000...

Google announces new features for Maps, including the ability to visually soar over some areas, added landmark...

Google is gearing up to launch several new updates for Maps in the coming months, the company announced today at its Search On event. Google teased the upcoming launches of new Maps features...

Doug Mastriano’s Sputtering Campaign: No TV Ads, Tiny Crowds, Little Money

As he runs for governor of Pennsylvania, Doug Mastriano is being heavily outspent by his Democratic rival and trails badly in polling. National Republicans show little desire to help him.

Global Citizen Festival generates $2.4 billion in pledges

NEW YORK (AP) — The 10th anniversary of the Global Citizen Festival, which included performances from Metallica, Mariah Carey and Usher, generated more than $2.4 billion in commitments to fight...

New Zealand marks Queen Elizabeth's passing on national day of mourning

SYDNEY - Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern led a state memorial service for Queen Elizabeth II on Monday, saying the Pacific nation has had "a deep connection" with her as New Zealand paid tribute to...

Lebanese banks reopen partially after weeklong closure

BEIRUT (AP) — Banks in crisis-hit Lebanon partially reopened Monday following a weeklong closure amid a wave of heists in which assailants stormed at least seven bank branches earlier this month,...

Iran protests Western stance on mass protests over woman's death

DUBAI -Iran summoned the British and Norwegian ambassadors over what it called interference and hostile media coverage of the nationwide unrest triggered by the death of a woman detained by...

John Fetterman's Chances of Beating Dr. Oz as Crowds Seen at Rally

Fetterman rallied in Philadelphia for the first time over the weekend amid speculation over his health.

Iranian state-sponsored marchers call for execution of rioters

DUBAI -State-organised demonstrations to counter nationwide anti-government protests triggered by the death of a woman in police custody kicked off in several Iranian cities on Friday, with...

What's going on with Iran's raging protests?

Last week a young woman named Mahsa Amini was killed by the Iranian morality police in Tehran after being arrested for improperly wearing her head scarf, or hijab. Her murder sparked a growing set...

Whistleblowers Allege Intelligence, Command-And-Control Failures At US Capitol Police, Lawmaker Says

Whistleblowers Allege Intelligence, Command-And-Control Failures At US Capitol Police, Lawmaker Says Authored by Joseph M. Hanneman via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours), Several U.S....

A bulldozer among the floats at Indian parade divides New Jersey town

By Atul Dev EDISON, New Jersey - Every August crowds clutching saffron, white and green flags line a parade route through Edison, New Jersey, to watch local business owners, politicians and the...

Italy election set to crown Meloni head of most right-wing govt since WW2

By Crispian Balmer ROME - Italy's parliamentary election on Sunday could make history, giving the country its first female prime minister at the head of its most right-wing government since World...

At Least 7 Dead In Iran As Anti-Hijab Protests Grow

At Least 7 Dead In Iran As Anti-Hijab Protests Grow A fifth day of protests in Iran have resulted in multiple deaths amid a security crackdown, following the death last week of Mahsa...

Everyone hates the airport again

Even new conveniences like pre-scheduled TSA check-in or self-tagging baggage kiosks can't make up for the biggest problem plaguing airports: overcrowding. Why it matters: It's 2019 all over...

These are the top 5 American airports based on size, according to a new survey

Overall consumer satisfaction falls as crowds get back to normal.

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