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The United States has tested an "air-breathing" hypersonic weapon capable of speeds faster than five times the speed of sound, marking the first successful test of the class of weapon since 2013, the Pentagon said on Monday.
The planned spinoff of “The Boys” has officially been ordered to series at Amazon, Variety has confirmed. In addition, Michele Fazekas and Tara Butters will take over as showrunners following the exit of Craig Rosenberg. Rosenberg is an executive producer on “The Boys” but departed the spinoff over creative differences. Set at America’s only college exclusively […]
It could be several more months before the Golden State Warriors see five-time All-Star shooting guard Klay Thompson on the court for the first time since he suffered a torn right ACL in the 2019 NBA Finals.
The Cardinals coach has no patience for potentially game-changing officiating errors.
The pieces to the WNBA's success are all there, but sometimes the league and its partners can't seem to help themselves. We're left to celebrate the smallest gains because we have to, even when that growth could and should be so much more.
The Biden administration on Monday said it is backing a bill that could give millions of new mothers more workplace rights when they pump breast milk. A U.S. House of Representatives bill cosponsored by both Democrats and Republicans would, if passed and signed into law, require employers with 25 or more workers to provide time and private space for nursing mothers. The 2010 Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, extended those rights to only to smaller group of U.S. workers, leaving out some 9 million people including many teachers and farmworkers, according to lawmakers pushing for the bill.
All products and services featured by Variety are independently selected by Variety editors. However, Variety may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes. The next season of “Stranger Things” won’t hit Netflix until 2022 but you can still travel to the […]
A Yahoo News story this past weekend disclosing details of the CIA’s war on WikiLeaks and the group’s leader, Julian Assange, has gotten lots of attention. Here are five big questions about the Assange case and the U.S. government’s targeting of WikiLeaks.
All products and services featured by Variety are independently selected by Variety editors. However, Variety may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes. From Freddy Krueger’s famous mug to Billy Puppet’s satanic red eyes, there are countless examples of deformed, spectral […]
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is preparing to tell Congress that the current spike in U.S. inflation has proven to be larger and more long-lasting than expected. Powell is due to appear Tuesday with Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen at an oversight hearing on the government's massive support programs passed to deal with the COVID pandemic. The Fed made Powell’s remarks public late Monday.
Kim Clijsters lost Monday in her latest return to the WTA Tour, dropping a three-setter against Hsieh Su-wei in the first round of the Chicago Fall Tennis Classic. It was Clijsters' first match since a first-round loss at the 2020 U.S. Open a little more than a year ago. Clijsters, a mother of three who wakes up at 5 a.m. at her family’s home in New Jersey to train, received a wild card for the Chicago tournament.
A landlord advocacy group is aiming to block New York's ongoing freeze on evictions for tenants facing financial hardships due to the pandemic.
A fossa at the San Antonio Zoo in Texas got stuck as she tried to retrieve a bone from inside a cardboard box on September 24.Zookeepers shared video of the challenging enrichment exercise to Twitter as the fossa, named Kara, tried some maneuvers to free her head from the brown box.“Kara may not have picked the best strategy to get her bone out of the box,” the zoo wrote on Twitter of its resident fossa, a carnivorous mammal native to Madagascar.In a later tweet, the zoo said, “She got the bone, so she’s more than happy.” Credit: San Antonio Zoo via Storyful
Wall Street ended mixed on Monday as investors began the last week of September and the quarter with a pivot to value as tech shares, hurt by rising Treasury yields, weighed on the Nasdaq. The S&P 500 index joined the Nasdaq in negative territory, while the Dow ended higher. Benchmark U.S. Treasury yields rose, to the benefit of rate-sensitive financials. And rising crude prices pushed energy stocks higher, stoking fears that inflation will prove longer-lasting than anticipated.Kramer Capital Research's chief investment officer Hillary Kramer says inflation is what worries her, and a broken supply chain leaving dozens of ships stranded at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.KRAMER: "It costs money for these ships to have stuff on them and not be able to unload and head back. We don't have enough truck drivers. We don't have enough ways to transport things. All of that is due to inflationary pressures. And inflation is going to really throw a wrench into the stock market going forward, as well as a number of other reasons that could create an overhang as we look at the greater market."Rising yields hurt some tech market leaders on Monday, including Microsoft, Apple, Amazon.com.Morgan Stanley lowered its price target on Amazon noting that its growing workforce and rising wages "revealed more profit pressure ahead."Meanwhile, investors are keeping an eye on negotiations in Washington over funding the government and raising the debt ceiling, as talks heated up at the start of a week that could also include a vote on U.S. President Biden's $1 trillion infrastructure bill.
After more than twenty years of horrifying and damning accusations, as of today R. Kelly is officially a convicted felon, having been found guilty by a New York jury of multiple counts of racketeering and sex-trafficking, with more trials to come in other jurisdictions. Almost immediately after the verdict was read, observers began asking: Now […]
The Packers star only missed one play after getting knocked flat.
Stock futures opened near the flat line Monday evening on the heels of a mixed session, with cyclical stocks getting bid higher as optimism over the firming growth backdrop built further.
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French President Emmanuel Macron was struck by an egg at a food service fair in Lyon, France, on September 27.Macron had been visiting Sirha Lyon, a hospitality and food service exhibition, when the egg hit him, according to LyonMag.com. The newsroom reported the egg-throwing suspect, a 19-year-old male student, yelled “long live the revolution” and was taken into custody for assaulting a person holding public authority.This video taken by LyonMag.com shows the egg bouncing off Macron’s shoulder without cracking. Credit: LyonMag.com via Storyful