Victor Buso is a locksmith. He spends his days fiddling with locks and keys, and in his spare time he stares into the heavens in the observatory he built.
Crews used boats to help residents evacuate their homes in northern Indiana after rainstorms sweeping across the Midwest on Wednesday combined with melting snow to flood rivers, roads and other low-lying areas. (Feb. 22)
NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch appeared on a CNN Town Hall on guns and said law enforcement could have done more to stop the Florida school shooting. Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said Loesch had her facts wrong. (Feb. 22)
Warning: While watching “Confessions of a Teenage Jesus Jerk,” a coming-of-age dramedy about the disillusionment of a hormonally inflamed young Jehovah’s Witness during the mid-1980s, you may periodically find yourself fearing that you nodded off, or blacked out, and missed key scenes of transition or contextualization. Making a disappointingly inauspicious debut as a feature filmmaker […]
Wakanda may hold all the world’s vibranium, but does it have the might to take on Luke Skywalker? Everything “Black Panther” has accomplished so far — from its stellar box-office...
At a town hall held by CNN in Sunrise, Florida, on Wednesday night, thousands of angry students, teachers and parents booed Republican Sen. Marco Rubio when he indicated that he would not support an assault-weapons ban. (Feb. 22)
Highlights of this day in history: George Washington, America's first president, is born; Iraqi insurgents destroy a Shiite shrine's golden dome; the 'Miracle on Ice' during the 1980 Winter Olympics; Pop artist Andy Warhol dies. (Feb. 22)
Israel’s Samuel Maoz was named as best director on Wednesday evening at the Asian Brilliant Stars Awards in Berlin. The event was a smoother presentation than the first edition, held on the margins of the Berlin Film Festival last year, but currently lacks obvious impact. Organizers, from China’s Movie View International publication, suggest that the […]
The United States and Myanmar are among many countries called out for their human rights abuses during 2017. This comes as Amnesty International releases its annual human rights report. (Feb. 22)
Suzanne Schulting of the Netherlands has surprised all the favorites to win the 1,000-meter short-track speedskating title at the Pyeongchang Olympics
Lee Yoon-taek, artistic director of Yeonheedan, one of South Korea’s top theater groups, has been accused of sexual violence, including rape. The case is the latest scandal as the #MeToo campaign slowly gathers momentum in Korea’s art and culture sectors, which are deeply male-dominated. Lee held a press conference Tuesday. There he said he deeply […]
Disney’s Broadway boss works on G-rated productions — but creates an X-rated workplace, colleagues claim in a new report. In an article published a day before his stage adaptation of...
Hundreds of angry Air France staff are demonstrating at the French airlines headquarters in northern Paris during a strike pay that has grounded flights