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Swedish DJ Avicii dies at 28
In memoriam 1 minute ago
"It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii," his publicist said.
One person injured in shooting at Florida high school, authorities say
US news 1 hour ago
A person was injured Friday morning in a shooting at Forest High School in Ocala, Florida, the sheriff's office said. The suspected shooter is in custody.
Natalie Portman backs out of Israel award due to 'distressing' events
Celebrity 2 hours ago
The actor said she "cannot in good conscience" attend the 2018 Genesis Prize in Jerusalem. As a result, Genesis Prize announced it was calling off this year’s ceremony.
Marjory Stoneman Douglas teachers walk out before students on day of action
Social action 3 hours ago
Since they have to be present for class whether or not their students are, teachers at the Parkland high school picketed before classes began on Friday.
This is why a Hindu priest carried an 'untouchable' man into a temple
Social action 3 hours ago
CS Rangarajan, a head priest in the Indian city of Hyderabad, has been praised widely for carrying a Dalit (formerly known as untouchable) man on his shoulders into the temple's inner sanctum to fight against discrimination. It's seen as a bold move, as even today, most temples in India do not allow Dalits to enter.
Priyanka Chopra describes Meghan Markle as 'princess for the people' 👑
Celebrity 2 hours ago
“Meghan, standing shoulder to shoulder with Harry, will be a princess for the people,” Priyanka Chopra wrote about her friend. Time magazine included Markle on its 100 Most Influential People list for 2018.
A Muslim woman was denied French citizenship for refusing a handshake
World news 4 hours ago
A French appeals court upheld a ruling that denied citizenship to an Algerian Muslim woman for refusing a handshake with a senior male official.
What's the weirdest thing your family does that you always thought was normal?
Haha Last night
When @ghardstark asked people to confess the weird behaviours they thought were normal before they moved out of their family homes, the answers didn't disappoint.
US students walk out to mark Columbine anniversary
US news 2 hours ago
Students across the US walked out of classes on Friday to mark the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre in Colorado.
Central Berlin evacuated to clear unexploded World War II bomb
World news This morning
An exclusion zone has been placed around the unexploded ordnance in central Berlin. There is no immediate danger from the device, according to local police.
Rachel Weisz and Daniel Craig are expecting their first baby 🍼
Celebrity 5 hours ago
The 48-year-old actor confirmed to the New York Times she and her husband Daniel Craig are having a baby.
How much would you pay to sit in a London park deckchair?
Today Last night
The going rate is £1.80 ($2.50 US) per hour in several of the city's parks, or a season ticket that lasts until October can be yours for £120 ($168 US).
Why not many have heard about the six Chinese men who survived the Titanic
World news Last night
About 1,500 people died and 700 survived the Titanic tragedy in 1912. The survivors included six men who because of the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act, were not permitted to enter the United States. A new documentary, The Six, by Arthur Jones and Steven Schwankert examines their story.
Fortnite's revived 50v50 battles bring out the best in builders
Gaming Last night
Pick a side and get on board the battle bus as 50-a-side fights come back for another spin.
Taylor Swift's new song is sending her fans back to the Red era
Music Last night
Country band Sugarland have released their latest single, a song written and gifted to them by Taylor Swift. Swift originally wrote the song for her 2012 album Red, but it didn't end up making the cut. Now the tune is sending her fans back in time to when the singer had a very different sound.
How Ed Sheeran may have affected the NFL's season
Weird Last night
Putting together the NFL's schedule of matches is no easy task, but one particular wrinkle may have changed a number of games for the coming season. Ed Sheeran's stadium tour takes place in a number of NFL venues, with those teams having to play away or on a different day that week.
Senator Chuck Schumer pushes for decriminalization of marijuana
US news 1 hour ago
The New York Democratic senator describes his bill as "a step in the right direction aimed at removing the barriers to state legalization efforts."
Hugh Jackman snuck into a screening to watch The Greatest Showman
Celebrity 4 hours ago
The actor's attempt at being discreet as he watched his movie didn't exactly go as planned.
Prepare to see more photos of 'smiling Kratos' on God of War
Gaming Last night
A new photo mode will be introduced into God of War and fans aren’t sure if they’re prepared to see stills of smiling Kratos.
Kardashians to close all DASH stores for good
Fashion Last night
Kim Kardashian West confirmed that she and her siblings Kourtney and Khloé have decided to close all DASH storefronts. The fashion boutique first opened its doors in 2006.