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With her newborn in intensive care, this Good Samaritan mom rescued a trucker from a highway blaze

CNN - Fri, 02/21/2020 - 18:58
To say that Holly McNally had a crazy week might be an understatement.
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How Victoria's Secret lost its way

CNN - Fri, 02/21/2020 - 18:52
Victoria's Secret has struggled to keep pace with shifting consumer tastes. Five years ago, Victoria's Secret produced nearly two-thirds of the revenue for its parent company, which was then worth $28 billion. This week, Victoria's Secret was taken private in a deal that values the brand at just $1.1 billion.
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Wilder v Fury II: Predictions for the WBC heavyweight title fight

BBC - Fri, 02/21/2020 - 18:42
Predictions from Las Vegas for WBC world heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder's title fight with Tyson Fury on Saturday.
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Mulvaney slams 'deep state' of employees undermining Trump

CNN - Fri, 02/21/2020 - 18:41
President Donald Trump's acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney railed against the so-called "deep state" during an appearance at the Oxford Union in the UK earlier this week, according to two attendees and quotes of his remarks provided to CNN.
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A record-breaking 105 US children have died from flu so far this season

CNN - Fri, 02/21/2020 - 18:34
So far this season,105 children have died from the flu, according to data released Friday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This is the highest number of child flu deaths at this point in the season since the CDC started keeping records in 2004, except for the 2009 flu pandemic.
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Why Nevada could surprise us

CNN - Fri, 02/21/2020 - 18:05
Finding a public poll of the Nevada caucuses has been like trying to find a needle in a haystack.
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Intimidating, intense, inspirational - how Edwards is changing France

BBC - Fri, 02/21/2020 - 17:49
Former internationals Tom Shanklin, Shane Horgan and Matt Dawson discuss Shaun Edwards' impact on France as he returns to Wales on Saturday.
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Biden & Warren try desperately to save campaigns

CNN - Fri, 02/21/2020 - 17:47
In back-to-back appearances at CNN town halls Thursday night in Nevada, former Vice President Joe Biden and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren rooted themselves in bread-and-butter Democratic issues. They spoke to the economic challenges of the middle class and working families, who in Biden's words "are getting battered across the board," and need relief from high health care costs and the rising cost of living.
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Billie Eilish lands number one with James Bond theme

BBC - Fri, 02/21/2020 - 17:46
No Time to Die becomes only the second-ever official 007 song to top the UK singles charts.
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'Better Call Saul' inches closer to 'Breaking Bad' as the end draws nearer

CNN - Fri, 02/21/2020 - 17:26
"Better Call Saul" returns for its second-to-last season, inching closer to "Breaking Bad's" turf both in its narrative timeline and its impressive quality. Although the prequel is running out of room, the AMC drama continues to achieve a dazzling balancing act in building toward an ending that is, in some ways, a beginning.
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Coronavirus cruise ship to undergo major cleaning before April sail

CNN - Fri, 02/21/2020 - 17:22
Some passengers and crew are still aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship following its 14-day coronavirus quarantine in Japan, but the ship has not seen its last days at sea.
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Ferrari behind rivals as Vettel breaks down in F1 testing

BBC - Fri, 02/21/2020 - 17:20
Ferrari say they are lagging behind rivals Mercedes and Red Bull at the halfway point of pre-season testing.
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Coronavirus concerns hurt cruise industry

CNN - Fri, 02/21/2020 - 17:19
Future cruisegoers are expressing concern over their trips after seeing the ordeal faced by passengers onboard Diamond Princess, the cruise ship where over 600 people contracted coronavirus.
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Astros whistleblower says he's received death threats

CNN - Fri, 02/21/2020 - 17:18
Mike Fiers, the Major League Baseball pitcher who was the whistleblower in the Houston Astros' sign-stealing scheme, has said that he has received death threats.
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Minnesota's constitution allows slavery as a punishment. People are trying to change that

CNN - Fri, 02/21/2020 - 17:05
When slavery was abolished over a century ago, America was ready to leave that harrowing part of its history behind for good.
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Painkillers 'mask, not kill' long-term pain

BBC - Fri, 02/21/2020 - 17:04
An NHS campaign aims to get patients to look for alternatives to long-term painkiller use.
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What the New York Times didn't tell readers about its Taliban op-ed is shocking

CNN - Fri, 02/21/2020 - 16:50
On Thursday, the New York Times published an op-ed by Sirajuddin Haqqani under the headline, "What We, the Taliban, Want." In his op-ed, Haqqani wrote, "I am convinced that the killing and the maiming must stop."
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Cambodian sisters, 98 and 101, reunited after 47 years

BBC - Fri, 02/21/2020 - 16:48
The sisters last saw each other in 1973 and each thought the other had died under the Khmer Rouge.
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Naomi Campbell nears 50: 'There's always work to be done'

CNN - Fri, 02/21/2020 - 16:46
Before getting into what Naomi Campbell has to say, it is impossible to ignore what Naomi Campbell projects: A kind of surreal, cyborg beauty. She is what I imagine a 3D printout of what a perfect otherworldly woman would look like.
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The President was irritated that he had to learn about the heated Russian election meddling briefing from Rep. Devin Nunes and not his own officials

CNN - Fri, 02/21/2020 - 16:39
Republican lawmakers vocally objected to an intelligence briefing assessment that Russia prefers President Donald Trump to win in 2020 — and Rep. Devin Nunes of California, a close Trump ally, told the President about the election meddling briefing, according to a person familiar with the matter afterward.
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