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These are the companies supporting the global climate strike

These are the companies supporting the global climate strike

A handful of brands and retailers are backing the global climate strikes, as a message to government leaders that it’s time to do something about the climate crisis. The American Sustainable Business Council, along with nonprofit 350.org and leading businesses such as Ben & Jerry’s, Lush Cosmetics and Patagonia are supporting the student-organized climate strikes…MORE

Maine laws expanding abortion access go into effect

Maine laws expanding abortion access go into effect

Maine laws expanding who can provide abortions and who can have abortions covered by insurance are now in effect, in another blue state effort to protect abortion access in the face of national flux. A law allowing physician assistants and advanced practice registered nurses to perform abortions and a law requiring health insurance plans that…MORE

The famous Three Mile Island nuclear plant is closing

The famous Three Mile Island nuclear plant is closing

The famous Three Mile Island nuclear plant is officially shutting down Friday, plant spokesperson David Marcheskie confirmed to CNN. Exelon Generation, the company that runs the plant, announced in May that it would officially close the plant by September 30, citing a lack of state action in subsidizing clean energy. The company previously announced in…MORE

US expels two Cuban diplomats to the UN citing national security threat

US expels two Cuban diplomats to the UN citing national security threat

The US has ordered two Cuban diplomats assigned to the United Nations to leave the country immediately, alleging that the envoys were engaged in “influence operations against the United States.” “The Department of State today notified the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs that the United States requires the imminent departure of two members of Cuba’s…MORE

Immigration agency will re-allow requests for medical deferments to avoid deportation

Immigration agency will re-allow requests for medical deferments to avoid deportation

The Department of Homeland Security will again allow undocumented immigrants with serious medical conditions to apply to remain in the United States, reversing a controversial move from this summer that ended the practice and led to a public outcry. “At the direction of Acting Secretary McAleenan, USCIS (US Citizenship and Immigration Services) is resuming its…MORE

Trump’s phone calls with foreign leaders are everything you think they would be

Trump’s phone calls with foreign leaders are everything you think they would be

He angrily hung up on the Australian Prime Minister. He dialed Mexico’s President as a room full of reporters watched. And he’s distributed his personal cell-phone number to at least two world leaders, urging them to call directly. Since taking office, President Donald Trump’s phone calls with his foreign counterparts have become an extension of…MORE

Marianne Williamson entertained 9/11 conspiracy theories in 2012 interview

Marianne Williamson entertained 9/11 conspiracy theories in 2012 interview

Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson once entertained 9/11 conspiracy theories on a radio show hosted by a prominent “truther” who claimed that the World Trade Center attacks were orchestrated by a “Zionist organized crime outfit.” In the 2012 appearance, Williamson declined to challenge the host’s conspiracy theory and said that questioning the factual history of…MORE

Buttigieg swipes at Warren for being ‘evasive’ on health care

Buttigieg swipes at Warren for being ‘evasive’ on health care

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg slammed Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s adopted “Medicare for All” plan on Thursday, calling her “extremely evasive” when it came to whether or not the proposal calls for raising taxes on the middle class. “Sen. Warren is known for being straightforward, and was extremely evasive when asked that question. And we’ve seen…MORE

Megan Fox went through ‘a dark moment’ after ‘Jennifer’s Body’ bombed

Megan Fox went through ‘a dark moment’ after ‘Jennifer’s Body’ bombed

“Jennifer’s Body,” the camp horror movie about a man-eating cheerleader, may now hold cult classic status, but after its less-than-stellar reception back in 2009, star Megan Fox admits she went through a difficult time. “It preceded a breaking point for me,” Fox told the film’s writer, Diablo Cody, in an interview arranged by Entertainment Tonight.…MORE

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Megan Fox went through ‘a dark moment’ after ‘Jennifer’s Body’ bombed

Megan Fox went through ‘a dark moment’ after ‘Jennifer’s Body’ bombed

“Jennifer’s Body,” the camp horror movie about a man-eating cheerleader, may now hold cult classic status, but after its less-than-stellar reception back in 2009, star Megan Fox admits she went through a difficult time. “It preceded a breaking point for me,” Fox told the film’s writer, Diablo Cody, in an interview arranged by Entertainment Tonight.…

Cher killed it on ‘America’s Got Talent’

Cher killed it on ‘America’s Got Talent’

As if we didn’t know Cher’s got talent. The 73-year-old icon surprised viewers with a performance of “Waterloo” on Wednesday night’s finals of “America’s Got Talent.” Decked out in form-fitting purple jumpsuit and blonde wig, the Oscar and Grammy winner brought the house down with the ABBA hit. It made sense given that Cher starred…

‘Breaking Bad’ wasn’t done for Aaron Paul and Vince Gilligan

‘Breaking Bad’ wasn’t done for Aaron Paul and Vince Gilligan

“What happened to Jesse?” That’s the question that “Breaking Bad” creator Vince Gilligan told The Hollywood Reporter put him on the path to his latest project. “El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie” is set to premiere October 11 on Netflix and in theaters in 68 cities before it airs on the original show’s home network…

‘Ad Astra’ launches Brad Pitt into cerebral sci-fi realm

‘Ad Astra’ launches Brad Pitt into cerebral sci-fi realm

Add “Ad Astra” to the shrinking ranks of cerebral science fiction, a movie that explores the great mysteries against an epic interstellar backdrop. Yet the movie works as well as it does thanks largely to its human component — specifically, Brad Pitt as the intrepid, emotionally aloof astronaut who braves facing his past to try…