CARL NASSIB BECOMES FIRST ACTIVE NFL PLAYER TO COME OUT AS GAY

Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib on Monday became the first active NFL player to come out as gay. Nassib, who is entering...

WHY THE NCAA SHOULD BE TERRIFIED OF SUPREME COURT JUSTICE KAVANAUGH'S CONCURRENCE

For years, critics of the college sports business model -which tends to enrich schools and administrators, but not the actual players-have...

 
 
 

‘NOT EQUITABLE AND NOT FAIR.' HOW THE WHO PLANS TO SOLVE AFRICA'S DESPERATE SHORTAGE OF COVID-19 VACCINES

The World Health Organization is in talks to create the first-ever technology transfer hub for coronavirus vaccines in South Africa,...

Bennifer 2.0 Got You Pining For Ex? Therapists Say Forget It

BENNIFER 2.0 GOT YOU PINING FOR EX? THERAPISTS SAY FORGET IT

The one that got away. The long lost soulmate. The what-could-have-been. The unlikely romantic rapprochement between Ben Affleck ,...

 
 
 

SWEDEN SINKS INTO POLITICAL CHAOS AS PRIME MINISTER OUSTED IN KEY VOTE

Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Lofven lost a confidence vote in parliament, toppling his minority coalition and plunging the largest...

HONG KONG'S BIGGEST PRO-DEMOCRACY NEWSPAPER LIKELY TO SHUT DOWN THIS WEEK AFTER NATIONAL SECURITY LAW RAID

Next Digital plans to stop publishing Apple Daily later this week if authorities don't allow access to its bank accounts, and will...

 
 
 

U.S. SENDS TAIWAN 2.5 MILLION VACCINE DOSES

TAIPEI, Taiwan - The U.S. sent 2.5 million doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to Taiwan on Sunday, tripling an earlier pledge in...

ALABAMA CAR CRASH ‘LIKELY' CAUSED BY STORM KILLS 10: OFFICIAL

ATLANTA - Tropical Depression Claudette claimed 12 lives in Alabama as the storm swept across the southeastern U.S., causing flash...

 
 
 

CELEBRITY CRUISES'S CEO LISA LUTOFF-PERLO NAVIGATES COVID-19, VACCINE WARS, AS TRAVEL REBOUNDS

(The interview below was delivered to the inbox of Leadership Brief subscribers on Sunday morning, June 20. To receive weekly emails...

TAIWAN RECRUITS TSMC, FOXCONN TO SECURE BIONTECH VACCINES

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen expanded efforts to buy vaccines from Germany's BioNTech Friday, meeting with leaders of two tech...

 
 
 

THE UNORTHODOX PRIEST LEADING POLAND'S FIGHT FOR LGBTQ RIGHTS

This year, like every year for the past 20, Szymon Niemiec will wear a rainbow-colored stole at the Equality Parade in the Polish capital...

AMERICANS CAN PACK BAGS FOR EUROPE, AS EU LIFTS TRAVEL CURBS

The European Union lifted travel restrictions for U.S. residents, in the latest step toward a return to normal flying despite concerns...

 
 
 
A Teenager in Normandy Feels the Heat of First Love in Summer of 85

A TEENAGER IN NORMANDY FEELS THE HEAT OF FIRST LOVE IN SUMMER OF 85

French filmmaker François Ozon is so prolific that his movies aren't always easy to categorize. A woman-centric murder-mystery musical...

WITH BENJAMIN NETANYAHU OUT IN ISRAEL, WHAT COMES NEXT FOR THE COUNTRY?

By a margin of 60-59, with one abstention, the Knesset, Israel's parliament, has voted confidence in a coalition government led by...

 
 
 
The True Story Behind the New Netflix Film Fatherhood

THE TRUE STORY BEHIND THE NEW NETFLIX FILM FATHERHOOD

On March 24, 2008, high school sweethearts Matthew and Liz Logelin became parents to their daughter Madeline. Though she arrived a...

IRAN IS TOO OFTEN VIEWED THROUGH THE LENS OF OUR RULERS. TRY LOOKING THROUGH THE EYES OF OUR PEOPLE

No child should lose a mother because the hospital suddenly runs out of blood; no father should feel ashamed for not being able to...

 
 
 

CREW STARTS MAKING CHINA'S NEW SPACE STATION THEIR HOME

JIUQUAN, China - Three Chinese astronauts have begun making China's new space station their home for the next three months, after their...

Medical Myths About Gender Roles Go Back to Ancient Greece. Women Are Still Paying the Price Today

MEDICAL MYTHS ABOUT GENDER ROLES GO BACK TO ANCIENT GREECE. WOMEN ARE STILL PAYING THE PRICE TODAY

We are taught that medicine is the art of solving our body's mysteries. And we expect medicine, as a science, to uphold the principles...

 
 
 

ONE OF THE LARGEST DIAMONDS IN HISTORY-WEIGHING MORE THAN 1,000 CARATS-FOUND IN BOTSWANA

A huge diamond that could be the third-largest mined in history, has been discovered in the southern African country of Botswana. The...

SUPREME COURT SIDES WITH CATHOLIC AGENCY IN LBGTQ FOSTER CARE CASE-BUT AVOIDS MAJOR RELIGIOUS FREEDOM QUESTIONS

The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled on Thursday that the city of Philadelphia cannot refuse to work with a faith-based agency...

 
 
 



Sanó homer lifts Twins past Reds 7-5 in 12 innings

Sanó homer lifts Twins past Reds 7-5 in 12 innings

MINNEAPOLIS - Miguel Sanó hit a two-run homer in the 12th inning to lift Minnesota past Cincinnati 7-5 on Monday night - the fifth straight victory for the Twins and fifth loss... Read more ...

Texas teacher charged with sexually assaulting student

Texas teacher charged with sexually assaulting student

A former Houston-area high school teacher has been charged with sexually assaulting a 16-year-old student during spring break, a report said. Read more ...

The Tragedy of the White Tiger

They're vastly more common in captivity than in the wild-the result of inbreeding that's good for pulling in gawkers, but bad for the big cats themselves Read more ...

Court blocks federal judge's ruling to overturn CA assault weapon ban

Court blocks federal judge's ruling to overturn CA assault weapon ban

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has temporarily blocked a federal ruling that overturned California's longtime ban on assault weapons. Read more ...

Carl Nassib Becomes First Active NFL Player to Come Out as Gay

Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib on Monday became the first active NFL player to come out as gay. Nassib, who is entering his sixth NFL season and second with the... Read more ...

'Clueless' Jim Jordan's Attack On Biden Backfires Spectacularly On Twitter

'Clueless' Jim Jordan's Attack On Biden Backfires Spectacularly On Twitter

The Ohio congressman's critics stepped in with a blunt reminder of recent history. Read more ...

Kyrsten Sinema's Filibuster Stand: If Democrats Pass Bills, GOP Can Just...

Kyrsten Sinema's Filibuster Stand: If Democrats Pass Bills, GOP Can Just Overturn Them Later

The Arizona Democrat argued in an op-ed that preserving the Senate minority rights is more important than passing legislation amid threats to democracy. Read more ...

Hong Kong leader says US 'beautifying' security offenses

Hong Kong's leader says foreign governments are “beautifying” acts that endanger national security when they criticize the recent crackdown on a pro-democracy newspaper in the... Read more ...

Kelly helps D-backs end 17-game skid, beat Brewers 5-1

Kelly helps D-backs end 17-game skid, beat Brewers 5-1

PHOENIX - Merrill Kelly pitched seven effective innings, Ketel Marte had two hits and the Arizona Diamondbacks snapped a 17-game losing streak by beating the Milwaukee Brewers... Read more ...

Philippines President Duterte Threatens To Jail People Who Refuse Covid-19...

Duterte called on local officials to make lists of people who refuse the vaccine, echoing a method used in his brutal war on drugs. Read more ...