Noooo, queens: Whether we like it or not, Broad City is ending its five-season run this Thursday (Comedy Central, 10/9c) — and if you’re already getting emotional thinking about saying goodbye to Abbi and Ilana, just think how emotional they’re going to be. We know that Abbi is headed to Colorado to pursue her art […]
‘It’s never going to be easy’: Former kidnapping victims explain what the long healing process will be like for 13-year-old Jayme Closs
Barron County Sheriff’s Department via AP, Barron County Sheriff’s Department/Facebook Jayme Closs, 13, has been found alive in rural Wisconsin nearly three months after a man allegedly murdered her parents and kidnapped her. Former kidnapping victims Elizabeth Smart and Katie Beers said Jayme has a long, challenging healing process ahead of her. They said the […]
California just made a change to its voting process that could have a seismic impact on the 2020 presidential race
California is determined to force 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls to make some hard choices. California, the nation’s most populous liberal state, has moved its presidential nominating contest to early in the 2020 calendar. Leaders hope this shift will give it maximum impact on the selection of a Democratic nominee and push candidates to address progressive […]
‘We’re guinea pigs’: Canada’s oversight process for implanted medical devices stuns suffering patients
Millions of Canadians rely on surgically implanted medical devices in order to function — to do everything from walk without pain to pump blood through their veins. But a new CBC investigation reveals some devices are approved with scant scientific evidence to show they are safe and effective.
Claims by “investigative” website Bellingcat that the FSB pressured a UK visa center to facilitate the issuance of travel permits to the alleged Skripal poisoners is a self-exposing joke, the Russian Foreign Ministry said. “Great! There are certainly no limits to the imagination of our partners,” Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova wrote on Facebook, commenting […]
Enlarge / Waymo CEO John Krafcik in 2017. (credit: Misha Friedman/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Last Thursday, Waymo dropped something of a bombshell: it has begun commercial operations of its self-driving taxi service. And it made the announcement in the most anticlimactic way possible. Ruth Porat, CFO of parent company Alphabet, announced the news in answer […]
Published time: 27 Oct, 2018 17:25 Edited time: 27 Oct, 2018 17:37 Setting up the committee to draft a new Syrian constitution is a priority, but eliminating the remaining “radical elements” in the country remains an important objective, Russia’s Vladimir Putin said at the Istanbul summit. “While the degree of violence in Syria has been […]
Mailbag: Producer/Executive Producer Differences, Review Writing Process, Film Adaptations, Halloween Plans, Translated Interviews & More
On the October 19 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall, senior writer Ben Pearson and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to answer reader e-mail in the Mail Bag. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, Google Play, Overcast, Spotify and all the […]
A new “tissue bank” located in Dartmouth, N.S., is already making a difference in the number of corneas, heart valves, bones and other tissues available for transplant to the people who need them.
Speaking to the ITV host on Good Morning Britain, Mr Branson claimed Brexit will be a “disaster” for the UK and that Britons are “shooting themselves on the foot” voting to Leave. But Piers Morgan grilled the arch-Remainer arguing he should feel uneasy about trying to overturn the democratic process of choosing to leave the […]