We’ve had to say goodbye to some beloved musicians, athletes, actors and more. Here's a look at the stars we've lost so far in 2021, through November.
From big Wall Street banks to corner grocery stores, all private employers in New York City will have to require their workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19, the mayor announced Monday in the most sweeping vaccine mandate of any state or big city in the U.S. The Greater New York Chamber…
Winners of the 2021 Nobel Prizes in chemistry, physics and medicine received their awards in a scaled-down ceremony in Washington, adapted for pandemic times. U.S.-based physics laureate Syukuro Manabe, chemistry laureate David W.C. MacMillan and economic sciences laureate Joshua D. Angrist …
President Joe Biden says his social agenda legislation will deliver tangible savings on prescription drugs for all Americans. Biden said one in four Americans who take prescription drugs struggle to afford them. Speaking Monday at the White House, Biden cited the story of a young woman, Shel…
The U.S. Department of Justice sued Texas over new redistricting maps Monday, saying the plans discriminate against voters in the state's booming Latino and Black populations. The lawsuit, filed in the Western District of Texas, claims the state violates part of the Voting Rights Act. It is …
The U.S. will stage a diplomatic boycott of the upcoming Winter Olympics in Beijing to protest Chinese human rights abuses, the White House confirmed Monday, a move that China has vowed to greet with “firm countermeasures.” White House press secretary Jen Psaki says U.S. athletes will contin…
WhatsApp users can now choose to have chats automatically be deleted after 24 hours, seven days or 90 days.
An Italian man got caught using a fake arm to dodge getting the COVID vaccine.
It’s about as hot as the surface of the sun: a blistering 10,800°F. But what if Earth’s core cooled down? Short answer: It wouldn’t be great.
The Department of Justice sued Texas over new redistricting maps Monday, saying the plans discriminate against voters in the state's booming Latino and Black populations.
Martha Stewart has confirmed she's off the market!
Tens of thousands of tourists continue to arrive to La Palma island to spend the long weekend of the Constitution with the volcano Cumbre Vieja as the main tourist attraction. With 90% of the hotel beds occupied, tourism hopes to recover somewhat from the two month of damage.
Derby winner Medina Spirit dies after workout.
Colorful Christmas decorations and festive lighting bring holiday cheer to the people of Hong Kong.
Toads are a symbol of prosperity and good fortune in Taiwan, but the unexpected discovery of an invasive species has officials and environmentalists scrambling to contain their spread.
Prince William "quite secretly enjoys" listening to Tina Turner's 'The Best' because it reminds him of car journeys with his late mother, Princess Diana.
Getting a life coach for retirement might sound silly, but it can actually be really helpful for a number of reasons. PennyGem’s Johana Restrepo has more.
Former U.S. Sen. David Perdue will challenge Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp in next year's Republican primary for governor. Perdue's entry announced Monday sets up a bitter clash while Democrat Stacey Abrams awaits the winner. Former President Donald Trump has publicly encouraged Perdue to run. Tru…
Head of Instagram Adam Mosseri is slated to testify this week in front of the Senate Commerce Subcommittee after a Wall Street Journal report that found the Meta-owned social media platform is negatively impacting the mental wellness of teen girls.
Coconut oil has become very popular in recent years thanks to it having a variety of health benefits.
A total solar eclipse plunged Antarctica from summer into darkness early Saturday in a rare astronomical spectacle witnessed by a handful of scientists and thrill-seekers -- and countless penguins.
The real-life couple made an appearance on The Graham Norton Show last week and during the chat, spoke about how they were forced to improvise one sequence in the superhero film.
On December 6, China threatened, "firm countermeasures" to a proposed diplomatic boycott of the upcoming Beijing Winter Olympic Games by the United States.
Hundreds of curious onlookers visited Las Canteras beach on Sunday (December 5) to watch the nativity scene sculpted by international artists in Spain's Gran Canaria.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday to discuss defense and trade relations as India attempts to balance its ties with the United States. The agenda for the annual summit includes political and defense issues, according to India's external a…