The world is heating up dangerously and the oceans may be dying. In this context, the UK's proposed plan to ban plastic straws feels a little like spitting in the wind.
Posted on: 22 October 2018 | 8:35 am
Photographer Matthew Dippel is searching for a couple after he captured their engagement in Yosemite National Park.
Posted on: 22 October 2018 | 8:26 am
Saudi Arabia's King and its de facto leader have called the son of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi to express their condolences, Saudi state media has reported.
Posted on: 22 October 2018 | 7:34 am
Corey A. Stewart, the Republican nominee for the Senate seat in Virginia, appeared on CNN Friday and told Anderson Cooper that Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was killed inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul three weeks ago, was "a mystery guy. He's a mystery figure. There are a lot of things that say he was a bad guy ... there's a lot of reports out there that he was connected to the Muslim Brotherhood, reports that he was connected to Osama bin Laden."
Posted on: 22 October 2018 | 7:26 am
As the final two weeks of campaigning begin, Democrats hold an edge in both the gubernatorial and Senate contests in the key state of Florida, according to a new CNN Poll conducted by SSRS. Democratic nominee Andrew Gillum holds a wide 12-point edge over his Republican opponent Rep. Ron DeSantis in the race for governor, while the Senate contest is a closer matchup with incumbent Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson at 50% to Republican Gov. Rick Scott's 45%.
Posted on: 22 October 2018 | 7:16 am
An increasingly vocal chorus of international voices is questioning the Saudi version of events that led to the death of prominent journalist Jamal Khashoggi in his country's consulate in Istanbul almost three weeks ago.
Posted on: 22 October 2018 | 6:54 am
The Human Rights Campaign on Sunday called for the Trump administration not to go forward with a rollback of protections for transgender people, following a report in The New York Times on a draft proposal.
Posted on: 22 October 2018 | 5:35 am