Here are the top stories for Sunday, February 18th: Donald Trump unleashes a tweet storm; Church services held for Florida victims; Florida students protest guns; Tourists flock to penguins.
Dozens of students and parents from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School convened at a park near the Parkland school. The crowd held signs calling for stricter gun control laws and called out politicians for accepting money from the NRA. (Feb. 18)
Burkina Faso’s Idrissa Ouedraogo, a towering figure of African cinema, died at the age of 64 on Sunday, according to a statement from the national filmmakers guild. A prolific director over the course of his celebrated career, Ouedraogo was best known for “Tilai,” a powerful drama about family honor that won the Cannes Jury Prize in […]
Washington Capitals forward Devante Smith-Pelly says he is disgusted and saddened black athletes such as himself continue to be the targets of racial taunts from fans
There surely won’t be an uglier movie in the Berlin competition this year than “The Real Estate,” nor one so deeply unpleasant on every level. Whether it’s the tediously coarse characters, some of whom appear to have been poached from a Swedish “Twin Peaks” knock-off, the deliberately unattractive lensing that makes you gasp for air, […]
Just five states have laws that allow relatives or police to seek a judge's order stripping guns from people who are showing violent tendencies or signs of mental distress
Over the weekend, “Black Panther” smashed box-office records. The Marvel tentpole starring Chadwick Boseman landed the fifth-biggest domestic biggest box office opening ever, with $192 million in ticket sales. That number also made the film the most successful movie to ever debut in February, passing “Deadpool.” A big-screen adaptation of “Black Panther” has been in […]
Ferocious female-led tragicomedy "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" was the big winner at the British Academy Film Awards, at a ceremony dominated by women demanding an end to harassment, abuse and inequality