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This Is Heavy: The Kilogram Is Getting An Update

This Is Heavy: The Kilogram Is Getting An Update

By John Leicester | Nov 14
The kilogram is getting an update — the way scientists define the exact mass of a kilogram is about to change.

Australian Police Seek Purported 'Grinder Date' Who Fled Scene of Man's Three-Story Fall

Australian Police Seek Purported 'Grinder Date' Who Fled Scene of Man's Three-Story Fall

By Kilian Melloy | Nov 14
Police in Sydney, Australia, say they are looking for a man seen on security video arriving at, and then leaving, an apartment building where his putative "Grindr date" fell from a three-story balcony.

D-Day for May as She Seeks Backing for Draft Brexit Deal

D-Day for May as She Seeks Backing for Draft Brexit Deal

By Jill Lawless | Nov 14
British Prime Minister Theresa May will try to persuade her divided Cabinet on Wednesday that they have a choice between backing a draft Brexit deal with the European Union or plunging the U.K. into political and economic uncertainty.

BTS's Agency Apologizes Over Band Member's A-Bomb Shirt

BTS's Agency Apologizes Over Band Member's A-Bomb Shirt

By Hyung-Jin Kim | Nov 14
The agency for K-pop superstars BTS apologized Wednesday for members wearing a T-shirt depicting the explosion of an atomic bomb and a hat with a Nazi emblem.

Trump Suggests France Would have Been Defeated without US

Trump Suggests France Would have Been Defeated without US

By Darlene Superville | Nov 13
President Donald Trump escalated his verbal assaults against France on Tuesday, suggesting that America's stalwart European ally would have been vanquished in both world wars if not for the military firepower provided by the United States.

In Mexico Caravan, LGBTQ Migrants Stick Together for Safety

In Mexico Caravan, LGBTQ Migrants Stick Together for Safety

By Sonia Perez D. | Nov 13
Dozens of transgender women and gay men in the caravan moving through Mexico with hopes of seeking asylum in the United States have banded together for protection.

UK Police Make Arrest in Hunt for 'Friends' Lookalike Thief

UK Police Make Arrest in Hunt for 'Friends' Lookalike Thief

Nov 13
British police say they have arrested a suspect in their hunt for a shoplifter who bears a striking resemblance to Ross Geller, the character played by David Schwimmer on the TV show "Friends."

Tanzania Steps Up Persecution, Drives LGBTQs Into Hiding

Tanzania Steps Up Persecution, Drives LGBTQs Into Hiding

By Kilian Melloy | Nov 12
The announcement of a "task force" with the mission of identifying and persecuting LGBTQ people in Tanzania has sent hundreds of people into hiding, media reports say.

Training Kids to Kill at Ukrainian Nationalist Camp

Training Kids to Kill at Ukrainian Nationalist Camp

By Yuras Karmanau | Nov 12
The campers, some clad in combat fatigues, carefully aim their assault rifles. Their instructor offers advice: Don't think of your target as a human being.So when these boys and girls shoot, they will shoot to kill.

Trump Largely Alone as World Leaders Take Aim at Nationalism

Trump Largely Alone as World Leaders Take Aim at Nationalism

By Darlene Superville and Jill Colvin | Nov 12
For President Donald Trump in Paris, America First meant largely America alone.

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