Vatican Treasurer Cardinal George Pell said on Thursday that he will take a leave of absence from his post after Australian authorities charged him with multiple counts of sexual assault. Pell has not been asked to resign by Pope Francis, who has vowed zero tolerance for sexual-related offences. The pontiff granted Pell the leave of absence "so he can defend himself," the Vatican said in a statement Thursday.
Logan Browning is having a moment.Her hit Netflix dramedy, "Dear White People," has not only earned a rare 100 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes, but it's also lulled viewers to the kitchen table to discuss race in an America that often can't stand the heat.Browning, 28, plays college radio host Samantha White, a fire-stoker at fictional Ivy League school Winchester University.For those who've been following Browning's career, it's a bit of a departure, or perhaps a deepening of substance, since she played Jelena Howard, the no-nonsense captain of a fictional NBA dance squad on "Hit the Floor. ...
A Colorado woman's surprise encounter with an uninvited guest in her garage has gone viral. "Freaking bear, get out of my garage," Denielle Backstrom, of Colorado Springs, can be heard saying in a video she filmed of the encounter with a bear at her own home. Backstrom had just pulled into her garage on Tuesday when the black bear, estimated to be around 400 pounds, followed her inside.
Hernandez recalled how painful it was for her and her family to watch their beloved Yaya’s descent into Alzheimer’s, a chronic degenerative disease with no cure. "She was kind of the life of the house, so to see her a little bit different, and asking the same questions over and over again,” Hernandez said.
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Two families say the series prompted their teenage girls to take their own lives, and how students at one high school are answering back.
"Nightline" was on-site for the first-ever hospital cyber attack simulation designed to help doctors prepare for what cybersecurity experts say is a very real threat.
With the Senate’s failure to meet its own deadline on health care overhaul, President Trump and GOP congressional leaders are left picking up the pieces from the latest legislative setback that exposes the limits of Trumpism, as well as the stark divisions that remain inside the Republican Party. Today, less than 24 hours after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky bowed to the inevitable and pulled the bill, the president spun the setback as a chance to make the bill even stronger. “I think we’re going to get it over the line,” Trump said.
Rather than expand the laptop ban, the Department of Homeland Security has mandated new security measures for foreign flights headed directly to the United States, Secretary John Kelly announced today. The updated protocols — which include "enhanced screening" of passengers and their electronic devices, as well as "seen and unseen" security around the aircraft and inside the airport, according to the DHS — affect 280 airports in 105 countries running about 2,000 flights daily. If airlines can't or won't implement the new procedures, they will be barred from transporting personal electronic devices to the United States, in both the cabin and the cargo hold, and could even face suspension of operations into the United States.
Cybersecurity researchers have been racing to analyze the new ransomware that struck Tuesday, first hitting Ukraine in an avalanche of attacks before spreading to other countries around the world. The malicious software has been identified as a modified version of a previously known ransomware, called Petya or Petrwrap, that has been substantially altered, prompting a debate among researchers over whether it is new malware. At first glance, it resembles WannaCry, ransomware that locked users out of hundreds of thousands of computers in May, but researchers have already noted some crucial differences.
In an effort to continue to diversify, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invited a record 774 new members from 57 countries this year, the organization announced today via an official release. The list of all the new actors and actresses invited came along with charts, illustrating the big push to add women and people of color to its organization. Barry Jenkins, Jocelyn Moorhouse, Guy Ritchie and Jordan Peele were among the many invited in the directors’ category.
Sardinia may be one of Italy's lesser-known destinations -- despite being the second-largest island in the Mediterranean Sea and boasting miles of beautiful beaches and rugged mountains -- but a small commune on the island has garnered worldwide attention with an inventive art display.Every year, the council of Iglesias hangs vibrantly colored umbrellas over a street.Not only do the multi-colored umbrellas give a whimsical feel to the road, but at noon, they cast fun shadow circles on the pavement below.People can be seen in this video, delighting as they pass underneath the art display. ...
Amoroso called Bella a "gift from God" and described her as a "happy and innocent child, full of light." She was smart and learned things quickly, he said. Bella knew how to make pizza and she loved Hello Kitty, Amoroso said.Amoroso added that he thinks Bella would have excelled in college, and he said he could imagine her being a "well-mannered" mother who loved children.
President Donald Trump will travel to France next month to attend the Bastille Day celebration in Paris and commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into World War I, the White House said Wednesday. Trump accepted the invitation from French President Emmanuel Macron. The U.S.-French relationship under Trump has been called into question after the president criticized France's handling of terrorism.