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Malina has written an essay titled "Cancel Mel Gibson," which asks, "How did this guy become such a hot ticket again? Is it just that memories of his hate speech have faded, while Hollywood’s recollection of his box-office pull remains?"
One of the scientists behind the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is warning that the next pandemic may more contagious and more lethal unless more money is devoted to research and preparations to fight emerging viral threats. In excerpts released ahead of a speech Monday, Prof. Sarah Gilbert says the scientific advances made in fighting deadly viruses “must not be lost” due to the cost of fighting the current pandemic. Gilbert is scheduled to make the remarks Monday night when she delivers this year’s Richard Dimbleby lecture, named after the late broadcaster who was the BBC’s first war correspondent and a pioneer of television news in Britain.
The same way you guard against COVID-19 caused by any other variant: Get vaccinated if you haven’t yet, get a booster if you’re eligible and step up other precautions you may have relaxed, like wearing a mask and avoiding crowds. For all the attention omicron is getting, the overwhelming cause of infections and deaths in many places remains the extra-contagious delta variant. Regardless of the coronavirus type, Collins said "we do know what to do.”
Iconic fashion house Chanel is being dragged online after a social media influencer unboxed the company's Advent calendar and discovered it was full of trinkets that don't appear worth anything close to the $1,025 price tag. The brand launched the Advent calendar this year in a box of items numbered from five to 31. Unlike traditional Advent calendars, which start on December 1st and are followed by new treats to be discovered every day for the next 24 leading up to Christmas day, Chanel's start
Despite a bevy of untapped coaching talent, NHL teams have constantly looked in the same saturated places when filling senior-management positions.
Drake is dropping out of the Grammys race, the organization behind the awards confirmed on Monday, marking another twist in the Toronto-raised artist's contentious relationship with the music prize. A representative for the Recording Academy said it withdrew Drake's two nominations at the request of the rapper and his management. Drake was up for best rap album with "Certified Lover Boy," and his track with Future and Young Thug, "Way 2 Sexy," was in the running for best rap performance. The aca
LONDON — Dozens of new cases of the omicron variant were reported in Britain and Denmark on Sunday, adding to increases across Europe and fueling fears that the virus has already spread widely. The coronavirus variant has spread to at least 45 nations worldwide, with the United States and much of Europe reporting a number of new cases in recent days. And while much uncertainty remains about what effect the omicron variant will have on the pandemic, many nations have scrambled to impose travel re
A Detroit-area artist whose studio was where the parents of the Oxford High School student charged in a deadly shooting were found by police is cooperating with authorities and didn’t know the couple had stayed overnight, his attorney said Sunday. James and Jennifer Crumbley, who face involuntary manslaughter counts, were found early Saturday inside a Detroit commercial building. The couple's attorneys have said they didn't intend to flee, countering authorities who accused them of eluding capture for their alleged role in a school shooting that left four students dead.
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The disparity in greenhouse gas emissions between rich and poor countries — and rich and poor people within countries — is just as extreme as economic inequality, a new report finds.
There are four main goals for TikTok’s algorithm: “user value,” “long-term user value,” “creator value,” and “platform value.” That set of goals is drawn from a frank and revealing document for company employees that offers new details of how the most successful video app in the world has built such an entertaining — some would say addictive — product. Sign up for The Morning newsletter from the New York Times The document, headed “TikTok Algo 101,” was produced by TikTok’s engineering team in B
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On Monday, Jennifer Lawrence appeared on "The Late Show With Stephen Colbert" to discuss her new film "Don’t Look Up."
NEW YORK (Reuters) -A woman who says Ghislaine Maxwell groomed her for abuse by late financier Jeffrey Epstein when she was a teenager testified on Monday that she initially looked up to the British socialite, calling her "everything that I wanted to be." The woman, who is testifying under the pseudonym Kate, is the second of four women cited in a 2021 indictment of Maxwell to take the stand at the former Epstein companion's sex abuse trial in Manhattan federal court. Kate said she was 17 and struggling to make friends after moving to Britain from France when she met Maxwell for tea at her London townhouse in 1994.
Shields reflected on her now-infamous 1980 Calvin Klein jeans campaign, which came under fire at the time for its perceived sexual innuendo
The omicron variant of the coronavirus may have first developed in a single immunocompromised person.
Alec Baldwin has deleted his main Twitter account just days after his first sit-down interview about the Rust tragedy with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos. Overnight, the A-lister’s verified @AlecBaldwin account has been taken off Twitter and is listed as “this account doesn’t exist.” His other @AlecBaldwin___ account remains active although hasn’t been used for more than […]
WINDSOR, Ont. — A public health unit in southwestern Ontario said Sunday that it would soon reduce gathering limits and encourage work-from-home measures as the region faces a surge of COVID-19 cases. Dr. Shanker Nesathurai, medical officer of health for the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit, issued a letter of instruction on Sunday detailing the new measures. "Given the disproportionate burden of COVID-19 on the region of Windsor-Essex ... I am issuing these instructions to control the spread of
Former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov’s first U.S. card for his Eagle FC fight promotion will lure a UFC Hall of Famer out of retirement.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden pledged Monday that his social agenda legislation would deliver tangible savings on prescription drugs for all Americans. Relief that consumers have clamored for is now in sight, he asserted. But first the bill has to pass Congress, where plenty of obstacles remain in its path. Biden tried to shift the focus to pocketbook provisions overlooked in the political machinations over his $2 trillion legislation, which deals with issues from climate to family life