General News

      VIDEO: Blair: 'Boots on ground' to defeat IS
      Mon, 22 Sep 2014 01:57:36 GMT
      Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has told the BBC that IS militants will not be defeated until they are fought on the ground.
      VIDEO: HK protests: 'We have to fight'
      Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:37:17 GMT
      Thousands of students in Hong Kong have converged on a university campus to begin a week-long boycott of classes.
      VIDEO: Climate change in global spotlight
      Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:36:18 GMT
      Street protests demanding urgent action on climate change have attracted hundreds of thousands of marchers in more than 2,000 locations worldwide.
      VIDEO: SpaceX lifts off for ISS with supplies
      Sun, 21 Sep 2014 07:28:13 GMT
      A SpaceX cargo ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Sunday, carrying the first 3D printer for astronauts in orbit.
      VIDEO: Kenya mall attack: Questions remain
      Mon, 22 Sep 2014 05:40:56 GMT
      A year on from the assault by Islamist militants on the Westgate shopping centre in Nairobi, Kenyans still have questions about the four-day siege and its aftermath.
      VIDEO: Sculptor creates art using Lego
      Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:21:17 GMT
      Nathan Sawaya, a New York-based artist has multiple unique exhibitions created solely from standard LEGO bricks with several new sculptures created specifically for each exhibition.
      VIDEO: Ghani on becoming Afghan president
      Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:28:59 GMT
      Ashraf Ghani has said people in Afghanistan "demonstrated a remarkable will for wanting transformation" during this election.
      VIDEO: Turkey fires tear gas to repel Kurds
      Sun, 21 Sep 2014 21:54:17 GMT
      Turkish security forces have fired water cannon and tear gas at crowds which had gathered in support of Syrian Kurdish refugees on the border.
      VIDEO: Yemeni PM resigns amid unrest in Sanaa
      Sun, 21 Sep 2014 22:35:13 GMT
      Yemeni Prime Minister Mohammed Basindwa resigns amid reports that rebels have taken control of the government headquarters.
      VIDEO: Fire engulfs Russian tower block
      Sun, 21 Sep 2014 12:39:54 GMT
      Firefighters are trying to contain a fire that has engulfed a residential building in the Russian city of Krasnoyarsk, according to Russian media.
      VIDEO: Kenya remembers Westgate a year on
      Sun, 21 Sep 2014 17:44:29 GMT
      Memorials are held in Kenya to commemorate the anniversary of the attack on a shopping centre by Al-Shabab.
      VIDEO: Is the UN still fit for purpose?
      Mon, 22 Sep 2014 05:07:35 GMT
      As global leaders gather in New York for the General Assembly the current wave of global crises has also raised questions about the UN's ability to deal with them all.
      VIDEO: At scene of Cairo bomb blast
      Sun, 21 Sep 2014 11:54:28 GMT
      A bomb explosion near the Egyptian foreign ministry in Cairo has killed at least two police officers, security officials say.
      VIDEO: Prohibition plans for Kerala
      Sun, 21 Sep 2014 06:42:32 GMT
      The southern Indian state of Kerala has said it will ban the sale and consumption of alcohol to tackle the problem of excessive drinking.
      VIDEO: Global climate marches demand action
      Sun, 21 Sep 2014 23:30:17 GMT
      Worldwide demonstrations ahead of a UN meeting in New York on how to reduce global carbon emissions attract hundreds of thousands of people, organisers say.
      VIDEO: Yemen in UN truce with Shia Houthi
      Sun, 21 Sep 2014 01:30:48 GMT
      Yemen has agreed to a UN-brokered truce with a Shia Houthi group after a week of mounting clashes in the capital Sanaa raised fears of a sectarian war.
      VIDEO: Peruvian prison bank run by inmates
      Sun, 21 Sep 2014 00:55:47 GMT
      Peru's largest prison has a bank run entirely by inmates, for inmates so they can save for their release and re-establish trustworthiness.
      VIDEO: Argentina president in Vatican talks
      Sun, 21 Sep 2014 03:19:49 GMT
      Argentina's president discusses global finance with the Pope in private talks at the Vatican prior to a UN meeting about spiralling national debt.
      VIDEO: Turkish IS hostages return home
      Sat, 20 Sep 2014 17:15:53 GMT
      Dozens of hostages seized by Islamic State (IS) from the Turkish consulate in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul have been freed and are back in Turkey.
      VIDEO: Base jumpers leap from 370m bridge
      Sat, 20 Sep 2014 15:39:20 GMT
      Base jumpers from around the world have been competing in Anshun city in China's Guizhou province.
      VIDEO: 66,000 cross from Syria into Turkey
      Sat, 20 Sep 2014 18:57:12 GMT
      Since parts of the border were opened 66,000 people have crossed from Syria into Turkey in just 24 hours, a Turkish government official tells the BBC.
      VIDEO: National party wins NZ election
      Sat, 20 Sep 2014 21:41:34 GMT
      New Zealand's governing party has won the country's general election by an emphatic margin.
      VIDEO: Ukraine deal with eastern rebels
      Sun, 21 Sep 2014 00:39:17 GMT
      Ukraine's government and pro-Russia rebels have agreed a memorandum on a peace plan for the eastern conflict.
      VIDEO: Guilty pleas in US embassy bombings
      Sat, 20 Sep 2014 01:45:59 GMT
      An Egyptian man accused of helping to plan the 1998 bombings of US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania has pleaded guilty in federal court in New York.
      VIDEO: Silent streets amid Ebola lockdown
      Sat, 20 Sep 2014 13:05:16 GMT
      More than 6,000,000 people are spending a second day under curfew as the country struggles to halt the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.
      VIDEO: Devastating floods hit Philippines
      Sat, 20 Sep 2014 12:07:52 GMT
      Rains and floods from tropical storm Fung-Wong have left at least five dead in Philippines, and more than 200,000 people displaced.
      VIDEO: NZ's John Key celebrates poll win
      Sat, 20 Sep 2014 13:39:40 GMT
      New Zealand's governing National Party has won an emphatic victory in general elections, near-complete results show.
      VIDEO: Imams in hostage video appeal to IS
      Sun, 21 Sep 2014 04:13:12 GMT
      Two high-profile imams in the UK make a direct appeal to the Islamic State militant group to free British hostage Alan Henning.
      VIDEO: William takes Kate's place in Malta
      Sat, 20 Sep 2014 04:39:47 GMT
      Prince William is to visit Malta to mark the 50th anniversary of the country's independence from British rule.
      VIDEO: Obama: We must stop sexual assault
      Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:36:05 GMT
      US President Barack Obama launches the new 'It's on Us' campaign, which aims to prevent sexual assault at American universities.
      VIDEO: Madrid opposes Catalan referendum
      Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:39:32 GMT
      The Spanish government in Madrid says a referendum in Catalonia would be illegal under the national constitution.
      VIDEO: Guinea Ebola team found killed
      Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:21:27 GMT
      Eight members of a team trying to raise awareness about Ebola have been killed by villagers using machetes and clubs in Guinea, officials say.
      VIDEO: 'No end in sight' for California fires
      Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:30:45 GMT
      A wildfire in California has doubled in size in just 12 hours, forcing thousands to leave their homes. Kaitlin Lewis of KFBK Radio News is in Sacramento near the site of the fire.
      VIDEO: US jet in emergency landing
      Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:12:04 GMT
      A JetBlue airlines A-320 flying over California has been forced to make an emergency landing when an engine problem caused smoke to enter the aircraft's cabin.
      VIDEO: French launch first strikes on IS
      Fri, 19 Sep 2014 22:49:18 GMT
      French fighter jets have launched their first air strikes against Islamic State in northern Iraq as Kurds in northern Syria flee attacks by IS militants.
      VIDEO: Serbian towns hit by flooding
      Fri, 19 Sep 2014 01:13:02 GMT
      More than 400 people have been evacuated from Serbian towns because of flooding following heavy rainfall in the east of the country.
      VIDEO: Apple fans queue for new iPhone 6
      Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:30:53 GMT
      Apple's new gadget the iPhone 6 has gone on sale around the world - but many customers have been queuing for days to get their hands on the new device
      VIDEO: What could Act Two hold? In 60 secs
      Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:45:10 GMT
      The stage is still set for change after the independence vote, not just in the Scotland, but the rest of the UK.

      Entertainment News

      'Veronica Mars' 10 years old
      Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:40:25 EDT

      Farrell says he's joining 'True Detective'
      Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:43:32 EDT
      Colin Farrell has confirmed that he'll be joining "True Detective" for its second season.

      Your guide to fall entertainment
      Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:20:09 EDT
      For culture obsessives, fall is the best time of year.

      Loyal 'Friends,' 20 years later
      Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:12:43 EDT
      If it hasn't been your day -- or even your year -- you can still count on a select group of "Friends" to make you smile.

      Pacino: 'Say hello to my little friends'
      Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:07:23 EDT
      Al Pacino has a new movie, but as CNN's Karl Penhaul found out, his fans still yearn for his famous line from "Scarface."

      'Big Bang': What we've heard about season 8
      Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:41:22 EDT
      "The Big Bang Theory" is back in action with its season 8 premiere on CBS Monday.

      Favorite Stern caller dies
      Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:39:51 EDT
      Eric "The Actor" Lynch, who became a celebrity among celebrities by calling in to Howard Stern's radio show, died Saturday, his manager said.

      'Veronica Mars' 10 years old
      Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:40:25 EDT

      Colin Farrell says he's joining 'True Detective'
      Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:40:44 EDT
      Colin Farrell has confirmed that he'll be joining "True Detective" for its second season.

      'South Park' mocks NFL team
      Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:07:11 EDT
      Comedy Central's "South Park" ran an ad mocking the Washington Redskins during FOX's NFL broadcast.

      Pacino: 'Say hello to my little friends'
      Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:07:23 EDT
      Al Pacino has a new movie, but as CNN's Karl Penhaul found out, his fans still yearn for his famous line from "Scarface."

      Fey and Bateman's on-set laughs
      Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:12:45 EDT
      Hilarious co-stars, Adam Driver's nice guy, and the scene that had to be cut from "This Is Where I Leave You"!

      Emma Watson uses star power to help women
      Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:40:56 EDT
      Actress Emma Watson not only stirred the Internet with her recent moving speech before the United Nations, but she also joined a cadre of celebrities who have used their star power to bring attention to gender issues.

      Comic books invade TV
      Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:14:08 EDT
      Maybe it's the cobwebs, the skulls and the creepy books, but somehow one gets the feeling that this is no ordinary library.

      Your guide to fall entertainment
      Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:20:09 EDT
      For culture obsessives, fall is the best time of year.

      Loyal 'Friends,' 20 years later
      Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:12:43 EDT
      If it hasn't been your day -- or even your year -- you can still count on a select group of "Friends" to make you smile.

      'Lost' turns 10: Catching up with the cast
      Mon, 22 Sep 2014 10:50:14 EDT
      A devastating plane crash left 48 survivors stranded on a mysterious island when J.J. Abrams' "Lost" premiered on ABC on September 22, 2004.

      Is there a Beyonce/Jay Z album in the works?
      Thu, 18 Sep 2014 21:30:26 EDT
      It seems there's no such thing as time off for Jay Z and Beyonce.

      Kanye fires back over wheelchair incident
      Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:44:02 EDT
      Kanye West has fired back at those criticizing him for an awkward incident involving a wheelchair-bound concertgoer.

      Cher dancers file lawsuit against singer
      Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:42:20 EDT
      Three dancers fired from Cher's tour accuse the singer of covering up an alleged sexual assault by another dancer.

      Sharon Osbourne goes off on U2
      Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:25:34 EDT
      Note to the Grammys: You may not want to seat Sharon Osbourne anywhere near U2 at the next awards show.

      Robin Thicke: 'I was high and drunk'
      Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:01:24 EDT
      Summer 2013 was blurry for Robin Thicke, according to what the "Blurred Lines" singer told lawyers in April.

      Rihanna slams CBS
      Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:04:04 EDT
      After a dust-up last week, Rihanna says she doesn't want her performance of the song "Run This Town" to air on "Thursday Night Football" this week.

      Funny or Die: Madden's hilarious bugs
      Thu, 11 Sep 2014 19:09:45 EDT
      The wait is over -- it's officially football season. For more go to funnyordie.com.

      Beyonce and Jay-Z heading for divorce?
      Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09:34:42 EDT
      The rumors about Beyonce and Jay-Z are getting crazier every day. For more go to funnyordie.com.

      'Mad Men' vixen takes on a modern office
      Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09:34:57 EDT
      "Mad Men" character Joan Holloway visits a more modern office. For more go to funnyordie.com.

      Honey Boo Boo's parents breakup
      Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:26:53 EDT
      Honey Boo Boo's parents are calling it quits.

      Barbra Streisand returns to late night
      Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:01:14 EDT
      Returning to late night after more than half a century earns you an entire evening for yourself.

      'Cosby Show': Our 10 favorite moments
      Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:27:27 EDT
      In honor of "The Cosby Show's" 30th anniversary, here are 10 of the series' best moments.

      '7th Heaven' stars reunite
      Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:46:09 EDT
      "7th Heaven" ended its run seven years ago, but the show's stars are still like family.

      Fallon's epic battle with Shelton and Stefani
      Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:44:53 EDT
      It's become a popular segment on his show, and Jimmy Fallon's latest lip-sync battle featured "The Voice" coaches Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton.

      Darrell Hammond back on 'SNL'
      Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:25:36 EDT
      Darrell Hammond will be the new Don Pardo. Comedian is rejoining "Saturday Night Live," this time as announcer.

      Bill Murray drops in, busts a move
      Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:50:35 EDT
      Bill Murray popped up at a birthday party over the weekend, getting down with the crowd to DJ Snake and Lil Jon's hit "Turn Down for What."

      Review: 'This Is Where I Leave You'
      Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:45:19 EDT
      This comedy about a death is a funeral for the audience.

      McConaughey not in 'Magic Mike' sequel
      Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:45:40 EDT
      Matthew McConaughey is out of 2015's "Magic Mike" sequel, according to the film's director.

      Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling have baby
      Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:57:06 EDT
      So Eva Mendes was pregnant after all. The actress gave birth to baby girl on Friday -- and did it in the low-key way that she's handled the pregnancy.

      'Mockingjay -- Part I' gets official trailer
      Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:05:06 EDT
      On Monday, fans eager for more Katniss Everdeen got a sneak peek of the heroine in action in the first official trailer for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part I."

      'Curly Sue' star's sobriety struggle
      Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:25:05 EDT
      "Curly Sue" actress Alisan Porter has an admission to make: "Hi, I'm Ali, and I'm an alcoholic."

      Actress Polly Bergen dies
      Sat, 20 Sep 2014 19:23:31 EDT
      Emmy-winning actress Polly Bergen, whose TV and movie career spanned more than six decades, has died, her publicist said.

      'Deadpool' movie set for 2016
      Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:39:14 EDT
      Marvel's Deadpool will return to the big screen with his own movie in 2016.

      'Fashion Police' to continue without Rivers
      Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:22:34 EDT
      E!'s "Fashion Police" will remain in production without its ringleader Joan Rivers, who died earlier this month.

      Bill Cosby: The man behind the legend
      Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:55:49 EDT
      Bill Cosby shouldn't be defined by "The Cosby Show." Comedian has been pioneering cultural figure for decades.

      Rivers' doctor denies procedure, selfie claims
      Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:46:34 EDT
      The doctor who began a biopsy on Joan Rivers' vocal cords before she suffered cardiac arrest last month has been identified by clinic staffers as Dr. Gwen Korovin, a source close to the death investigation said.

      Shonda Rhimes: Me, angry?
      Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:33:33 EDT
      Call Shonda Rhimes an "angry black woman" if you want, but be prepared for the response.

      Wait ... you were on 'ER'?
      Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:00:30 EDT

      Robert Redford, and more saving the planet
      Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:54:58 EDT
      Celebs with issues: Saving the planet

      'Gilmore Girls': Where are they now?
      Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:05:12 EDT
      Netflix has proverbially kissed "Gilmore Girls" fans in aisle 3. By the ant spray. (That's a good aisle.)

      Baby on the way for Liv Tyler?
      Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:29:46 EDT

      TV's best historical dramas
      Wed, 10 Sep 2014 11:49:13 EDT

      New on Netflix and Amazon in September
      Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:39:31 EDT
      Netflix, Amazon and Hulu are adding titles to their streaming options in September.