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Actress Kirstie Alley has died after a brief battle with cancer, her children announced on social media.
Kirstie Alley and John Travolta were never romantically involved, but that wasn't how she initially wanted it.
The end of an era is fast approaching at Comedy Central's "The Daily Show," and the network has announced at least the first phase of plans for what's to come next.
In a rare interview, twin brothers Ashton and Michael Kutcher talked about both their bond and their rift.
A first look at "Parasite" director Bong Joon Ho's new movie is here.
Global pop sensation Blackpink have been chosen as Time magazine's 2022 Entertainer of the Year, making the four-woman band the second K-pop artists to earn the title, after BTS in 2020.
It turns out that Gabourey Sidibe has been even busier than previously thought since the beginning of the pandemic.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have an early Christmas gift for their supporters.
After a 20th-anniversary tour of Jill Scott's chart-topping album, "Who Is Jill Scott?: Words and Sounds Vol I" was forced to end prematurely due to the pandemic, it will resume.
Adam Sandler will always Chris Farley.
Neil Diamond sang "Sweet Caroline" at the Broadway opening of his musical" A Beautiful Noise," five years after retiring due to his Parkinson's diagnosis.
George Clooney has a surefire way for staying out of trouble as a public figure in the age of social media: stay off of it.
Ben Affleck is sounding off on how movies are being made in today's age of Netflix and other streaming platforms, which offer an ever-expanding glut of content.
Some people like singing their good news from the rooftops, but in Keke Palmer's case, it was done on live television in front of millions of viewers.
There's a reason why Christine McVie was considered the heart of Fleetwood Mac.
Axl Rose is ending a 30-year Guns N' Roses tradition.
It's a name so iconic, he comes with his own theme song, and boy, is it a sweet sound.
Disney's press materials refer to the original 1988 movie "Willow" as "beloved," which despite its admirers feels like nostalgic inflation of a pretty generic George Lucas-plotted fantasy that provided an early directing showcase for Ron Howard. Setting that aside, a Disney+ revival series isn't without its charms, in a more contemporary narrative that brings back Warwick Davis while focusing on the next generation.
Every year, as the days grow colder and Christmas draws nearer, "Love Actually" quickly becomes a festive favorite on people's television screens.
They say artists have to be willing to do anything for their art, and for Joe Pesci, that includes setting his head on fire.
Throughout the various personal turmoils for which the members of Fleetwood Mac are known, one relationship buoyed the band for decades: the friendship between its two frontwomen, Christine McVie and Stevie Nicks.
Will Smith opened up to Trevor Noah about the now-famous slap at the Oscars in March during an appearance that aired Monday night on "The Daily Show."
Mario learns that being a hero is a tough gig in the new trailer for "Super Mario Bros. Movie."
The music of the night will continue for eight weeks longer than expected.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have come to a divorce agreement, a source with knowledge of the negotiations tells CNN.
The new film "Fantasy Football" capitalizes on some of its stars natural talent.
Although the main character's name was inspired by the poetic line "Wednesday's child is full of woe," "Wednesday" is generally a delight, thanks almost entirely to Jenna Ortega. Having outgrown her Disney Channel days, Ortega makes the Addams Family's now-high-school-age daughter the coolest humorless goth sociopath you'll ever meet, in a Netflix series that's more kooky than spooky or ooky.
Rising to the challenge of matching its successful predecessor, "Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery" maintains the razor-sharp formula, with a setup that feels even more conspicuously like an Agatha Christie homage before an extremely clever series of twists kick in. Writer-director Rian Johnson again assembles a solid cast behind Daniel Craig, but it's his use of language -- where nary a word is wasted -- that finally gives the sequel its edge.
One of the most beloved modern Christmas classics is turning 20 next year, and to mark the occasion, cast members from the landmark 2003 romantic comedy "Love Actually" are reuniting for a TV special to air on ABC next week, the network announced Tuesday.
James Cameron is sharing some surprising details from the making of his blockbuster hit "Titanic," which celebrates 25 years of being released next month.
CNN.com - Technology
Fake news is actually really easy to spot -- if you know how. Consider this your New Media Literacy Guide.
It's the prize giving ceremony that everyone's on time for.
It is a car kitted out with technology its developers boldly predict will transform our cities and change the way we live.
Piloting one of the breed of light aircraft is said to be as easy as driving a car
See photos of November's supermoon -- the brightest in nearly 70 years.
From infinity and beyond, he found a way to vote.
Teenage girls have designed Africa's first private satellite due to launch into space in 2017. It's hoped it can monitor and find answers to South Africa's drought crisis.
A six-month stay on the International Space Station can be a pain in the back for astronauts. While they may gain up to 2 inches in height temporarily, that effect is accompanied by a weakening of the muscles supporting the spine, according to a new study.
"Attention! Attention!" blares the Russian voice from a loudspeaker. "The nuclear bombs will be launched in one hour."
Thinking about treating your family to a little virtual reality this holiday? Have no idea where to start? Don't worry. From Google's inexpensive Cardboard VR viewer to Sony's new PlayStation VR, this guide will help you figure out what makes sense for your family's interests, needs and budget.
What do Discman, Tamagotchi, and Game Boy have in common?
These days, teachers often face classrooms filled with yawning students who stayed up late snapping selfies or playing online games.
World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News
A young couple in Iran have been jailed for more than 10 years each after a video on social media showed them dancing at one of Tehran's main landmarks.
NFL legend Tom Brady has announced for the second time that he will be retiring.
A Romanian court has upheld the decision to extend the detention of controversial influencer Andrew Tate to 30 days.
FIFA is facing backlash from Women's World Cup co-hosts Australia and New Zealand over a potential sponsorship of the tournament by Saudi Arabia amid concerns about restrictions on women’s rights in the kingdom.
2022 was the biggest year ever for cryptocurrency hacking, with more than £3.2bn stolen worldwide, according to new research.
US politicians are considering exonerating 11 alleged witches who were executed and dozens more who were accused of having ties to Satan more than 375 years ago.
A radioactive capsule that fell off a truck in the Australian outback - sparking a radiation alert and a search of hundreds of miles of road - has been found.
Pakistan is in talks to release of $1.1bn (£890m) of cash from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to help ease its financial crisis.
Arriving in Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince, the sheer scale of the poverty takes your breath away.
Controversial internet personality Andrew Tate has again appeared in court in Romania as his lawyers try to get him released.
The formation of a government in Bosnia's largest entity remains uncertain, as the ruling coalition there continues to split into opposing factions
Croatia's president Milanovic - who has often crossed swords with his own government - has been added to a Ukrainian website listing Ukraine's enemies following his latest pro-Russian outbursts on the war in the country.
An exhibition in Pristina focuses on a strike in 1989 at the Trepca mining complex against the Serbian regime’s revocation of Kosovo’s autonomy, a landmark political protest in the growing opposition to Belgrade’s rule.
Germany and the UK have followed the Netherlands in closing their diplomatic missions in Istanbul due to terror threats related to Koran-burning protests in several European capitals.
The appointment of new director of RTK who donated money to the ruling Vetevendosje party has led to furious condemnation and claims that the government has betrayed promises to 'de-capture' the public broadcaster.
Minority Serbs in Kosovo already enjoy considerable rights under the country’s constitution. Creating an association of Serb-majority municipalities will only further entrench the ethnic divide.
Inhumane and traumatising, Polish detention camps don’t even pretend to control irregular migration. After spending months in these high-security facilities, thousands simply continue their journey on to Western Europe.
Conflict-related crimes committed just after the Kosovo war and their alleged perpetrators could be researched and documented if parliament approves new legislation – but some lawmakers don’t want this to happen.
The US embassy in Pristina held the first meeting between representatives of Kosovo Albanians and Serbs to air their differences about the sensitive topic of the proposed Association of Serb-Majority Municipalities.
The Moldovan Orthodox Church, which is subordinate to the Russian church, urged the government not to recognise same-sex partnerships or adopt legislation to protect LGBT couples’ rights in line with a European Court ruling.
Turkey’s foreign trade deficit grew to a historic high in 2022 while Russia became the country’s main source of imports amid flourishing trade relations with Moscow following Ankara’s refusal to join Western sanctions.
Latest Transparency International report on perceived levels of public corruption gives Hungary, Bosnia, Serbia and Albania the thumbs down – but notes progress in Kosovo, North Macedonia and Moldova.
Cherie Blair’s law firm has made hundreds of thousands of euros representing governments in Albania and Serbia, which have also been advised by Tony Blair’s consultancy.
Neighbourhood networks laid the foundations for today’s highly connected Romania in which nine out of ten households have internet access.
The steely, soft-spoken former general Petr Pavel makes his first post-election calls to the Ukrainian and Taiwanese presidents, indicating a steadfastness in priorities when he takes office in March.
Slovenian media reports say two citizens of South American nationality have been arrested and charged with spying for Russia.
As Albanian police continue their drive to dismantle security cameras illegally erected by organized crime gangs, experts voice concern about the gangs' apparent 'superiority' over state institutions.
Media claims about alleged relations between police officers and the Greek mafia have prompted the Minister of Civil Protection and the Supreme Court Prosecutor to order an investigation.
A concern that Italy is not adequately exploiting its assets in the Balkans has again started to agitate Italian politicians.
Two years after the devastating earthquake in Banija, while government-led reconstruction has not progressed much, an NGO has led the way.
Criminal investigators, forensic scientists, ballistics experts and DNA specialists worked together on the colossal task of finding 40,000 people who went missing during the Yugoslav wars and establishing how they were killed.
Srdjan Aleksic’s father commemorated his son who became a symbol of tolerance after he was killed in 1993 by Bosnian Serb reservist troops for defending a Muslim friend from attack in the city of Trebinje.
The state prosecution said it failed to create a database of Montenegrin citizens who were members of paramilitary units during the 1990s wars because of a lack of cooperation from other former Yugoslav countries.
Husein Mujanovic’s sentence for abusing Serb civilian prisoners held in inhumane conditions in a Bosnian Army military prison in Hrasnica near Sarajevo in 1992 was reduced to four-and-a-half years on appeal.
Albania's police are continuing an operation to find and dismantle surveillance cameras illegally erected in cities by criminal groups to collect information and monitor police movements.
The reorganisation of the Hungarian military was in the headlines this week after a recent government decree allowed the defence minister to dismiss high-ranking officers after 25 years of service. This could affect much of the country's military leadership at a time of war near home. The timing and rushed implementation led to speculation in the media about the government’s motives.
We continue to look at what 2023 holds in store for the countries of the region, while looking at some old, well established problems such as organized crime, which increasingly seem to afflict south-east Europe.
Kosovo has extended a scheme offering recognition and welfare benefits to survivors of sexual violence during the war – but the social stigmatisation of rape victims means that many may never apply, experts believe.
Australian-Serbian actress-turned-activist and campaigner tells BIRN that fighting for better air and healthier soil is more important than taking glamorous Hollywood roles.
Elsewhere, the Czech presidential run-off looks to be going Pavel’s way; Polish Leopard tanks are finally on their way to Ukraine; and a Slovak referendum on shortening parliamentary term fails but the country will still get snap elections.
BBC News - Science & Environment
The cosmic ball of ice and dust is about to make its closest approach to our planet.
The Royal Society calls for the delivery of a UK-wide land-use framework to clear up confusion.
New research has found that lack of rest could explain why males of the species mate themselves to death.
A blueprint is set out to restore nature in England after criticism over pollution and wildlife decline.
Projects aimed at lowering carbon emissions are boosting growth in poorer parts of the country.
An increase in beached whales across the US coastline has baffled researchers and environmentalists.
Logging and road building will be once again banned in much of Alaska's Tongass Forest.
Take up of the Boiler Upgrade Scheme is lagging behind schedule
They say it is "perfectly understandable" that people are upset that wild camping was restricted.
About the size of a bus, the space rock whipped over the southern tip of South America.
Landowners and farmers in England are told exactly what environmental work they will be paid for.
In 1971 Edward Carpenter discovered plastic floating about in the Atlantic Ocean.
Global temperatures and rain patterns are affected by climate phenomena known as El Niño/La Niña.
About 20% of our water supply is lost to leaks and scientists say miniature 'pipe robots' could help.
Will a plan to protect 30% of the planet for nature by 2030 be agreed and how will it work?
New money for climate damage, but little progress on emissions. A round up of what was agreed in Egypt.
The biggest win on climate since the Paris Agreement in 2015... or the biggest loss?
Young campaigners say they are calling out "greenwashing" at COP27 from the inside.
Women barely feature in negotiations in Egypt despite bearing the brunt of climate change.
The EU's Sentinel-2 satellite obtains a crystal clear image of Antarctica's new monster iceberg.
The new super space telescope has been studying some of the darkest, coldest regions of space.
The new super space observatory probes a dynamic star factory 200,000 light years from Earth.
Plans for the UK to become a satellite-launching state are already well advanced.
It's a year since the James Webb telescope launched, and we've marvelled at its pictures ever since.