Art

Sir David Attenborough to present climate change documentary

Sir David Attenborough to present climate change documentary

Image caption The BBC said Sir David's film would be "an unflinching exploration". Sir David Attenborough is to present an "urgent" new documentary about climate change for BBC One. The one-off film will focus on the potential threats to our planet and the possible solutions. The broadcaster says "conditions have changed far faster" than he ever imagined when he first started talking about the environment 20 years ago. The documentary will show ... Full story

Education

Kamala Harris: Our teacher pay gap is a national failure. Here’s how we can fix it.

Kamala Harris: Our teacher pay gap is a national failure. Here’s how we can fix it.

Sen. Kamala D. Harris (D-Calif.) at a campaign rally at Morehouse College on Sunday in Atlanta. (Curtis Compton/AP). Kamala D. Harris represents California in the Senate and is running for the Democratic presidential nomination. We must acknowledge this simple truth: We are a country that claims to care about education, but not so much about the education of other people’s children. At the most fundamental level, our children are being raised ... Full story

Economics

When it comes to negotiating with China, the devil is in the details

When it comes to negotiating with China, the devil is in the details

President Trump chats with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Nov. 9, 2017. (Andy Wong/AP). President Trump may soon have himself a deal. After years of criticizing China for “ ripping us off ” with “ unfair trade practices ,” and after a months-long trade war involving more than $360 billion in two-way tariffs, Trump is optimistic about announcing an economic accord with Chinese ... Full story

Entertainment

Suzy reported to be leaving JYP Entertainment

Suzy reported to be leaving JYP Entertainment

Suzy is reportedly leaving JYP Entertainment . An insider told Ilgan Sports , " Suzy's contract with JYP Entertainment will end on March 31st. She won't be renewing her contract, but moving somewhere else. ". Suzy debuted with miss A back in 2010. In March 2017, her contract with JYP Entertainment ended, but she renewed for another two years. It's been reported that the two parties have decided to go separate ways without renewing the contract. Full story

Health

Chemical that EPA allows to help clean up oil spills sickens people and fish, lawsuit claims

Chemical that EPA allows to help clean up oil spills sickens people and fish, lawsuit claims

Plaquemines Parish Coastal Zone Director P.J. Hahn rescues a bird covered in oil from Barataria Bay, off the Louisiana coast, in June 2010, two months after the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. (Gerald Herbert/AP). Kindra Arnesen’s fishing boats are still parked near Venice, La., but she left years ago. Her family was driven out by the toxic smell from a chemical dispersant sprayed in the Gulf of Mexico to break up oil from ... Full story

Law

Duke settles research misconduct case, agrees to pay U.S. government $112.5 million

Duke settles research misconduct case, agrees to pay U.S. government $112.5 million

Duke University campus. (iStock). Duke University has agreed to pay $112.5 million to the U.S. government to settle a lawsuit alleging that a research technician falsified data for several years to obtain federal grants, university officials announced Monday. Attorneys for the whistleblower in the case called it the largest-ever recovery for research grant fraud challenged under the federal False Claims Act. A former employee of Duke raised ... Full story

Living

Watch If Beale Street Could Talk Streaming Online  (Free Trial)

Watch If Beale Street Could Talk Streaming Online (Free Trial)

ENTERTAINMENT ADD-ON. $7.99/month. Stay current with additional news, entertainment, and lifestyle programming from American Heroes Channel, CNBC World, Cooking Channel, Destination America, Discovery Family, Discovery Life, DIY Network, FYI, LMN, and Science. Full story

Politics

Can President Trump block his critics on Twitter? Federal appeals court will consider that today.

Can President Trump block his critics on Twitter? Federal appeals court will consider that today.

President Donald Trump spoke with reporters at the White House on Sunday. (Alex Brandon/AP). President Trump’s Twitter habits are up for argument Tuesday morning, as federal judges consider whether he and other elected officials can block critical voices from their social media accounts. Justice Department lawyers, defending the president, say the @realDonaldTrump account is Trump’s personal platform to share his views, not an extension of the ... Full story

Sport

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BLACKPINK | Soompi

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Technology

I rode with Nissan’s AR and 5G-powered virtual passengers

I rode with Nissan’s AR and 5G-powered virtual passengers

Nissan’s vision for the future of connected cars is about as buzzword-laden as possible. Making use of 5G, AR, and VR to power an advanced in-vehicle experience, the company’s “Invisible-to-Visible” (I2V) technology not only allows for HUD-style overlays but also humanoid virtual assistants that ride alongside you to provide conversation and locally relevant information. Here’s a handy diagram to show how all of this works:. Got it? Yeah, ... Full story