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Prince Misizulu named next Zulu king amid family feud

BBC - Sat, 05/08/2021 - 05:20
Prince Misizulu is now expected to lead the Zulu nation of about 11 million people in South Africa.
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Vans shoes co-founder Paul Van Doren dies at age 90

CNN - Sat, 05/08/2021 - 05:16
Paul Van Doren, the co-founder of Vans sneaker and clothing company, has died at age 90, the company announced Friday.
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Analysis: Biden tries to sell his agenda while Republicans go after their own

CNN - Sat, 05/08/2021 - 05:02
President Joe Biden met Republican criticisms of his economic proposals head-on Friday, citing disappointing jobs data as a call to action for more government spending and brushing aside concerns that generous expanded unemployment benefits have kept Americans from returning to work.
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Countries in Africa fear they could become the next India as vaccine supplies dwindle

CNN - Sat, 05/08/2021 - 05:02
The funeral pyres in New Delhi tell the tragic story of an uncontrolled Covid-19 wave.
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Chinese rocket expected to crash into Earth this weekend

CNN - Sat, 05/08/2021 - 05:01
A large Chinese rocket that is out of control is set to reenter Earth's atmosphere this weekend, bringing a final wave of concern before its debris makes impact somewhere on Earth.
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Bellator 258: Skills, swagger & dancing - Watch Britain's Michael 'Venom' Page in action

BBC - Sat, 05/08/2021 - 04:49
Michael 'Venom' Page produces an incredible performance and secures a TKO win in an entertaining fight against Derek Anderson at Bellator 258.
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Finding magic in mentorship: How one CNN Hero inspired thousands of young women to write their own success stories

CNN - Sat, 05/08/2021 - 04:07
For young people who are experiencing social isolation and loss during the pandemic, the mental health effects have been taxing. Research shows that depression and anxiety are prevalent among children and adolescents due to Covid-19.
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Election results 2021: Counts continue across England

BBC - Sat, 05/08/2021 - 03:50
Counting continues, with the winners of dozens of council and mayoral contests set to be announced.
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Police have a fresh lead in the disappearance of a 4-year-old girl in 2003 after a TikTok interview with a woman in Mexico

CNN - Sat, 05/08/2021 - 03:49
A TikTok video has led to fresh leads in the case of Sofia Juarez, who was abducted one day before her fifth birthday in 2003 as she walked near her home, according to police in Kennewick, Washington state.
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Group of endangered condors take up residence outside of a California woman's home

CNN - Sat, 05/08/2021 - 03:33
There are only about 200 California condors in the wild in California, but for some reason, 15 to 20 of the massive birds decided to congregate in one location — on a woman's deck.
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Smerconish: Joint rally of GOP's 2 lightning rods a troublesome sign

CNN - Sat, 05/08/2021 - 03:25
Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) and Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) kicked off a joint America First tour in Florida, pledging allegiance to former President Donald Trump. As the GOP grapples with leadership fractures, CNN's Michael Smerconish suggests self-preservation is the new Republican strategy for staying in office.
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More than 200 hurt as Israeli police clash with Palestinians at Jerusalem mosque, Palestinian Red Crescent says

CNN - Sat, 05/08/2021 - 02:56
At least 205 people were injured at Jerusalem's Al Aqsa mosque after Israeli police in riot gear clashed with Palestinians following evening prayers, according to the Palestinian Red Crescent.
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Opinion: Lawmaker's ridiculous explanation for the three-fifths compromise on slavery

CNN - Sat, 05/08/2021 - 02:49
Speaking to the Tennessee House of Representatives on Tuesday, State Representative Justin Lafferty became the latest politician to reveal how little many Americans, including those in positions of power, know about this country's history.
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Montana governor signs bill banning transgender girls from girls' sports in schools

CNN - Sat, 05/08/2021 - 02:20
Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte singed a bill Friday that prohibits transgender girls from participating in girls' sports in schools, according to the records of the state legislature.
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Covid: How have pro-wrestlers grappled with lockdown?

BBC - Sat, 05/08/2021 - 01:50
After more than a year out of the ring and training gyms shut, what have performers been doing?
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Spy row revs up Czech-Russian tensions

BBC - Sat, 05/08/2021 - 01:46
The Czechs and Russians, ex-communist bloc allies, are in a new diplomatic Cold War.
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Harry Redknapp in EastEnders, and five other surprise celebrity TV cameos

BBC - Sat, 05/08/2021 - 01:44
The ex-football manager is EastEnders' shock loan signing. Here are five other TV celebrity cameos.
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Doctor 'shocked' by twins' reaction to Covid-19

CNN - Sat, 05/08/2021 - 01:36
Kelly and Kimberly Standard are identical twins, but their individual experiences with Covid-19 were anything but identical. CNN's Sanjay Gupta reports.
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India's Covid crisis delivers a blow to brand Modi

BBC - Sat, 05/08/2021 - 01:36
Narendra Modi's carefully crafted image has taken a hit as India reels from a punishing Covid wave.
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Fact-checking Sen. Ron Johnson's anti-vaccine misinformation

CNN - Sat, 05/08/2021 - 01:33
Under the guise of "just asking the questions," Republican Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin spread anti-vaccine misinformation on a right-wing radio show Thursday, questioning why efforts were being made to vaccinate the general US population, especially young people and those who had previously been infected with Covid-19.
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