- Attacked, rejected and harassed: Asians around the world speak out on workplace discriminationon June 25, 2021 at 02:20
- Uyghurs in Xinjiang are being given long prison sentences. Their families say they have done nothing wrongon June 25, 2021 at 01:17
Newlyweds Mehray Mezensof and Mirzat Taher were two days from leaving Xinjiang to start a new life in Australia when Chinese police knocked on their door in April 2017, seized Taher’s passport and threw him into detention.
- Hungary ‘has no place in the EU anymore,’ Dutch leader sayson June 24, 2021 at 20:42
Hungary “has no place” in the European Union after passing a controversial new bill banning LGBTQ content in schools, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Thursday.
- US Ambassador to Russia returns to Moscowon June 24, 2021 at 16:19
US Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan arrived back in Moscow Thursday, days after the Russian ambassador to the US resumed his post in Washington, DC.
- Cuban migrants are attempting treacherous journey to USon June 24, 2021 at 13:55
CNN’s Patrick Oppmann gains exclusive access to the port where those trying to flee Cuba are returned by the US Coast Guard. Cuba is seeing record daily cases of Covid-19 while Trump-era sanctions, Covid restrictions and the collapse of tourism have hit the island’s economy and people’s incomes hard.
- Taiwan foreign minister says ‘we need to prepare’ for combaton June 24, 2021 at 07:33
China’s escalating military intimidation of Taiwan shows the self-governed island “needs to prepare” for a possible military conflict, Taiwan’s Foreign Minister Joseph Wu said in an exclusive interview with CNN.
- The exotic island paradise off the coast of Englandon June 23, 2021 at 15:16
It’s mid-morning when three velvet-helmeted swimmers suddenly bob up from deep underneath the turquoise sea.
- Microsoft reaches a $2 trillion market capon June 22, 2021 at 20:30
Microsoft has officially entered the most elite of clubs: corporations with a market value exceeding $2 trillion.
- Style Spotlight on Grace Wales Bonneron June 22, 2021 at 15:29
London’s Grace Wales Bonner is a singular talent in today’s top fashion echelons. Britain-born and of Jamaican descent, her eponymous label has become a galvanizing force since its launch in 2014.
- Reemerging from lockdown? Fashion and beauty tips for a post-confinement worldon June 22, 2021 at 09:25
Throughout the pandemic, many of us have daydreamed about what life might look like once the world starts recovering. As we stewed in our tracksuits and traded makeup for skincare, we fantasized about the ordinary: our first haircut, the next date night outfit, wearing lipstick without it smearing all over our masks.
- Why American investors are trying to buy a UK supermarketon June 21, 2021 at 17:34
Britain’s fourth biggest supermarket chain Morrisons has become the takeover target of an American private equity firm in the latest sign of a strong appetite among investors for UK assets.
- MotorTrend: Tesla’s Model S Plaid goes 0-60 in 2 secs, but there’s a catchon June 21, 2021 at 12:19
Elon Musk said the new 1,020-horsepower Tesla Model S Plaid electric sedan would be able to go from zero to 60 miles an hour in less than 2 seconds. And it can, according to a recent test by MotorTrend, but that’s assuming you’ve followed a strict set of steps which can entail waiting up to 15 minutes before you try.
- He bought a cheap house in Italy. This is what happened nexton June 21, 2021 at 09:23
Italy’s cheap homes bonanza continues to lure hundreds of interested buyers, despite the pandemic. But what happens once someone takes the plunge and invests their (small) chunk of change in a crumbling corner of a remote town?
- Chinese art gallery sparks outrage with video ranking women’s lookson June 19, 2021 at 03:23
A Shanghai gallery has apologized for exhibiting a seven-hour video in which an artist filmed passing women before giving them a score and ordering them “from the prettiest to the ugliest.”
- The designer who could see our homes of the futureon June 18, 2021 at 16:06
The story of the late Charlotte Perriand is an inspiring tale of an adventurous designer whose ideas and creations left a lasting mark on homes around the world. But most people will have never heard of the pioneering maker — her place in history often overshadowed by her male contemporaries.
- ‘SWEAT’ shows the perils of influencer fameon June 18, 2021 at 12:44
Sylwia is constantly being watched — first by her 600,000 Instagram followers, then by a man parked outside her apartment.
- How Russian threats turned its tiny neighbor into the go-to expert on cyber defenseon June 18, 2021 at 07:38
When people like the German Chancellor Angela Merkel or the King of Belgium want to learn more about cybersecurity, they go to Estonia.
- 10 of the world’s best hotels for when it’s time to splurgeon June 17, 2021 at 19:01
After more than a year of lockdowns and quarantine and social distancing, we’re all more than ready for a big, celebratory, I-just-endured-a-pandemic vacation.
- Why I love going to nudist beacheson June 16, 2021 at 12:06
Filled with nerves, I intentionally left my bikini behind before embarking on my first nudist beach experience on the uninhabited Lokrum Island in Croatia.
- Why the Queen never wears beigeon June 11, 2021 at 08:37
As Britain’s longest-reigning monarch, the Queen is both a cherished and consistent part of public life — her image synonymous with stability and tradition to the British people.
- The world’s ‘coolest’ street revealed by Time Outon June 10, 2021 at 11:23
This past year most of us haven’t strayed far from the street where we live, what with Covid-19 lockdowns, stay-at-home orders and travel bans.
- EU Digital Covid Certificate: Everything you need to knowon June 9, 2021 at 08:12
How travel will look in the near future is the question on everyone’s lips, and as Europe begins to reopen its borders to travelers from outside the continent, the European Union has announced the launch of its EU Digital Covid Certificate — set to allow freedom of movement around the bloc.
- When the pandemic brought her business to a halt, this chef tackled food insecurity with farm-to-table mealson June 3, 2021 at 21:22
Before the Covid-19 pandemic broke out, Chef Q. Ibraheem ran an upscale catering business and underground supper club in Evanston, Illinois. She was able to charge $250 per person for ambitious, farm-to-table, multicourse meals served in an intimate setting. After years of working to launch her business, it was finally taking off.
- A high school senior was accused of violating his graduation’s dress code with his shoes — so a teacher switched with himon June 3, 2021 at 02:29
With minutes to spare, a Hahnville High School teacher in Boutte, Louisiana, traded shoes with a senior so he could walk at his graduation after allegedly violating the dress code.
- Anonymous donor is paying the college tuition of Black athletes who get straight As at this high schoolon May 30, 2021 at 20:33
Black athletes at a high school in Georgia received the gift of a lifetime when an anonymous donor offered to pay their college tuition if they made straight As.
- The real reason most late night talk show hosts sit behind a deskon May 10, 2021 at 15:18
For more than six decades, American late night talk show hosts have sat behind large wooden desks, with guests in cushioned chairs or couches to their right. Behind them, the wall may be painted to mimic an open vista; around them, a brightly lit studio set is made more inviting through warm wood tones, mugs on a desk or — in Johnny Carson’s case — a couple of well-placed house plants.
- US cities are losing 36 million trees a year. Here’s why it matterson September 18, 2019 at 16:44
If you’re looking for a reason to care about tree loss, the nation’s latest heat wave might be it. Trees can lower summer daytime temperatures by as much as 10 degrees Fahrenheit, according to a recent study.
- Miami’s Little Haiti wasn’t a target for developers. Until the seas started to riseon July 12, 2019 at 15:14
- How rich people could help save the planet from the climate crisison July 12, 2019 at 09:20
Rich people don’t just have bigger bank balances and more lavish lifestyles than the rest of us — they also have bigger carbon footprints.