Palestinians: 70 Years of Suffering

To date, 62 Palestinians have been shot dead in the Gaza Strip by the Israeli army and over 5,500 wounded by gunfire.  Their crime: protesting the loss of their ancestral homes in the West Bank. Here was an example of Gandhi-style passive resistance that failed.  Israeli sniper teams just fired at will at the protesters, …

'Your Bombs Are Killing Victims Here': U.S.-Made Bomb Hit School Bus in Attack That Killed 40 Yemeni Children

The United States carries direct responsibility for the school bus bombing that killed 40 children in Yemen last week, according to munitions experts who found that the bomb used was sold to Saudi Arabia by the State Department. CNN reported late Friday that experts and Yemeni journalists had found that the bus exploded after being …

Earth's Carbon Concentrations Have Soared to Levels Not Seen in 800,000 Years

As temperatures bust heat records across the globe and wildfires rage from California to the Arctic, a new report produced annually by more than 500 scientists worldwide found that last year, the carbon dioxide concentrations in the Earth’s atmosphere reached the highest levels “in the modern atmospheric measurement record and in ice core records dating …

'Better Later Than Never, I Guess': Corporate Media Crawl Away From Saudis Over Suspected Murder of Journalist

As suspicions grew on Thursday that Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi had been killed by a “hit team” commissioned by the Saudi government, human rights groups and Khashoggi’s employer called on U.S. companies to bow out of an upcoming global business summit in Riyadh—and wondered why they had participated to begin with. “An attack on …

The Powerpuff Girls Get a New Member—and the Team Is Now More Diverse

Meet Bliss! The Powerpuff Girls are now a quartet. After EW teased the silhouette of the newest Powerpuff Girl on Sept. 6, Cartoon Network has now introduced her to the world in the five-part movie event, The Powerpuff Girls: The Power of Four.  Bliss is the long-lost older sister to the beloved Powerpuff trio of Bubbles, …

Demanding to Know Location of Khashoggi's Body, Erdogan Accuses Saudis of 'Ferocious' Pre-Planned Murder

This is a developing story and this post may be updated. In a speech before the Turkish Parliament Tuesday, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder “a political murder” that was planned in advanced and demanded to know the whereabouts of his body, laying out a number of urgent questions three weeks after …

Yves Saint Laurent Co-Founder Pierre Bergé Passes Away at 86

It’s officially the end of an era. On Friday, in the midst of New York Fashion Week, the style set took a moment to mourn the news that iconic Yves Saint Laurent co-founder Pierre Bergé passed away at the age of 86 after battling myopathy, a neuromuscular disorder. A press release from the Pierre Bergé-Yves Saint Laurent Foundation confirmed that the …

Hillary Clinton’s Biggest Little Fan Wore a Tiny Pantsuit to Meet Her Idol

What’s better than a Hillary Clinton supporter finally getting to meet Hillary Clinton? We’ll tell you: when the supporter gets to meet her while dressed in one of Clinton’s signature pantsuit looks. Even better: when the supporter meets Hillary Clinton while wearing a pantsuit and being under 10 years old. Anyway, one little lady named …

Julianne Hough Pens a Love Letter to Her Favorite Band

In case you missed it, Julianne Hough is kind of a big Imagine Dragons fan. And by “kind of,” we mean massive. The singer and dancer posted a lengthy love letter to the band on Instagram Thursday, and she made her true feelings abundantly clear alongside a slideshow of pictures of her and the band. …

OMG! Lorde Just Wore Juicy Couture and It Was Everything

Ok so you know that “thing” you loved when you were in high school that you never quite got over? That thing that you gave up, but still think about weekly? Like, “oh, how nice would be if I only kept that super awesome blanket I took to summer camp all those years ago!” For …