A 46-year-old Iranian American from San Diego said Tuesday that Iran had sentenced him to 18 years in prison for “collaborating with a hostile government,” becoming the latest dual citizen to be jailed in a secret trial in the Islamic Republic. Speaking to The Times from Ninava jail in Gorgan,...
Prince’s elaborate Paisley Park recording complex and residence in Minnesota will open permanently for public tours after the Chanhassen City Council unanimously approved the plan Monday. Two tours are being offered. A general admission trek lasts 70 minutes and includes stops in the main floor...
"Looking back at my choice to stay silent, I am ashamed and embarrassed. What was I thinking? As if any of you had any doubts. I mean, right, could a straight actor ever do this...?"
The mathematics professor turned model was honored as the British magazine's 'Most Stylish Man.'
LONDON - The World Health Organization's cancer agency - which is facing criticism over how it classifies carcinogens - advised academic experts on one of its review panels not to disclose documents they were asked to release under United States freedom of information laws.
For over two weeks now, Harvard’s Dining Hall Workers, of the UNITE HERE Local 26 union, have been participating in a historic strike to protest cuts to their health coverage and to demand a living wage. It’s the first Harvard dining hall worker strike during the school year, and a fantastic movement demonstrating the appalling stubbornness […]
An elderly lesbian couple from North Carolina recently took part in a series of videos, which were released this week, and reflected on their fifty years together, the journey to marriage equality in their state and the impact of the...Show More Summary
Samantha Bee didn’t have to do much to make Donald Trump sound like a cruel ignoramus on Monday’s episode of Full Frontal. His remarks on abortion at last week’s presidential debate were so clueless and primitive, he all but wrote the jokes himself.
[audio src="http://traffic.libsyn.com/democracynow/dn2016-1025-1.mp3"] Legendary civil rights and antiwar activist Tom Hayden died Sunday in Santa Monica, California, after a lengthy illness. He was... This is content summary only. Please visit Planet Waves for full links, other content, and more!
In a circus-like election season, cartoonist Jen Sorensen considers who's the real scary clown. This is content summary only. Please visit Planet Waves for full links, other content, and more!
Samantha Bee recapped the final presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, pointing out that Clinton was able to do what 16 Republican primary candidates and the entire GOP establishment couldn’t: “beat this dick-waving… Read The post Samantha Bee: Hillary Beat Trump ‘Like a Little Btch’ in the Final Debate – WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.
On Monday night, Rachel Maddow took a look at the GOP’s history of intimidating minority voters at the polls. Looking back at the 1981 gubernatorial race in New Jersey, Maddow showed how the Republican party systematically went about...Show More Summary
Never has "The Sound of Music" been so relevant.
At a glance, it would be impossible to guess that the finished houses in Panama’s Plastic Bottle Village featured walls packed with recycled drinking containers. What started as a recycling initiative by a expat Canadian entrepreneur has become an architectural adventure that will ultimately reuse over a million plastic bottles. Since 2012, tens of thousands …
The crime scene was discovered when Stefano Brizzi’s neighbors reported a “revolting smell” coming from his apartment. When two officers were sent to investigate, they found bottles of chemicals in the hall and a “blue-green liquid” floating in the bath with “flesh-colored globules floating in the water,” in the words of prosecutor Crispin Aylett QC. [...]
Parental costs of educating expat children through primary and international secondary levels and on to university is costing an average per child of 1,500,000 dirham (USD408,413). A recent study by an offshore insurance and investment company has revealed the heavy burden on UAE expat parents of educating their children to an... Expats Blog -
The European Parliament is furious with Cyprus for offering wealthy expats and their families fast-tracked European Union passports. The Cypriot government has just changed the requirements for their â??citizenship by investmentâ?? scheme, allowing wealthy expats to purchase EU passports and the right to remain for a sum of around 2.5... Expats Blog -
Massive changes in Romania during the last 15 years are much appreciated by the countryâ??s expat community. According to long-stay expats in Romania, far-reaching developments have taken place in almost all sectors, and theyâ??re looking forward to even more positive innovations over the next decade. Closer ties with Europe, the... Expats Blog -
"I always have to tell people Mykki Blanco did not start as a drag character."
President Wonder Woman is ushering in the matriarchy like National City is Paradise Island!