An explosion Tuesday at a major natural gas facility in lower Austria killed one person and left 21 others injured, and caused some gas flow disruptions to other countries. (Dec. 12)
In a news conference Tuesday, lawmakers stood and announced their call for an investigation into President Donald Trump's alleged sexual misconducts. To date, 17 women have accused Trump of forced kissing, unwanted touching and groping. (Dec. 12)
It’s been a year. In so many ways, the world feels changed. Like the ground is reforming itself beneath us, and we are discovering the rules of the world we live in are much more unjust than we realized. The real world is always intruding on pop culture, but more so than ever in 2017. […]
Dec.12 -- The NFL Network, ESPN and Bill Simmons’ The Ringer have suspended five on-air commentators and a senior executive after allegations of sexual harassment by a former co-worker. Bloomberg's Jordyn Holman reports on "Bloomberg Markets."
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Tuesday that an attack on the New York City subway system showed in the "starkest terms" that the failures of the U.S. immigration system are a national security issue. (Dec. 12)
Saudi Arabia’s removal of its 35-year-old ban on cinemas is prompting theater chains including AMC, Vue International, and Dubai-based VOX Cinemas to announce moves to enter the last untapped movie market in the Middle East. With a population of more than 30 million – the majority under 25 – and huge oil-driven wealth, the Saudi […]
Republican candidate Roy Moore rode his horse to the polls as he's done in past elections to cast his ballot in the U.S. Senate race. Moore was accompanied by his wife Kayla Moore as he expressed confidence in a win Tuesday night. (Dec. 12)
The Directors Guild of America has awarded Michael Apted its DGA honorary life member award in recognition of leadership, contribution to the guild and the profession of directing, and outstanding career achievement. The award will be presented to Apted, who currently serves as DGA secretary-treasurer, at the 70th Annual DGA Awards Dinner on Feb. 3 […]
Dec.12 -- President Donald Trump said he’ll end U.S. immigration programs that give preferences to the families of new residents and that allow people to enter a lottery for visas, policies the White House blames for a bombing in New York on Monday.