California wildfires: Ferguson Fire near Yosemite contained

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Smoke from the Ferguson Fire has been drifting over Yosemite National Park A huge, deadly wildfire that burned for weeks and threatened the Yosemite National Park in California has finally been contained. The Ferguson Fire has burned through nearly 97,000 acres (39,250 hectares) of land to the south-west of […]

Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani: Truth isn’t truth

Image copyright Reuters President Donald Trump’s lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, has raised eyebrows by claiming that “truth isn’t truth” during a television interview. Mr Giuliani was arguing that Mr Trump should not testify to the Russia probe, as he might be “trapped into perjury”. “Truth is truth”, NBC host Chuck Todd countered. Mr Giuliani denied this […]

Crazy Rich Asians tops US box office in weekend debut

Image copyright Warner Brothers Image caption ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ is seen as a turning point for Asian representation in Hollywood Crazy Rich Asians beat expectations to take the top spot at the US box office on its opening weekend. The Warner Brothers film starring Constance Wu and Henry Golding is the first romantic comedy in […]

Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani: Truth isn’t truth

Image copyright Reuters President Donald Trump’s lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, has raised eyebrows by claiming that “truth isn’t truth” during a television interview. Mr Giuliani was arguing that Mr Trump should not testify to the Russia probe, as he might be “trapped into perjury”. “Truth is truth”, NBC host Chuck Todd countered. Mr Giuliani denied this […]

Mueller inquiry: White House lawyer McGahn co-operating with probe

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Don McGahn had answered the questions “fulsomely and honestly”, his lawyer said The top lawyer in the White House is “co-operating extensively” with the Russia inquiry into election meddling, the New York Times reports. Donald McGahn has spent 30 hours sharing detailed accounts of episodes at the heart of the […]

Backstreet Boys fans hurt in Oklahoma storm

Image copyright Reuters Image caption A metal structure at the entrance to the venue collapsed in Saturday’s storm At least 14 Backstreet Boys fans have been injured after a metal structure at an outdoor concert venue collapsed in a storm in the US state of Oklahoma. Staff were evacuating fans when rain and winds of […]

Plastic pollution: ‘Stop flushing contact lenses down the loo’

Image copyright Getty Images Researchers in the US have been investigating the final journeys taken by disposable contact lenses. They found 15-20% of US users simply flick these fiddly lenses down the drain via the bathroom sink or toilet. The Arizona State University study suggests that much of the plastic material then ends up in […]

Ariana Grande breaks down talking about Manchester Arena attack

Image copyright Getty Images Ariana Grande broke down in tears when talking about last year’s Manchester attack and its aftermath. Speaking about her track Get Well Soon, the singer said: “People are permanently affected by this stuff. It changes everything.” A suicide bombing killed 22 people at her concert in May 2017 at the Manchester […]

George Papadopoulos: Mueller proposes sentence for ex-Trump aide

Image copyright Twitter Image caption George Papadopoulos said he was told the Russians had “dirt” on Hillary Clinton US special counsel Robert Mueller has recommended a prison sentence of up to six months for former Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos. Mr Mueller, head of an investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election, said […]

Sixteen nurses get pregnant at Arizona hospital ICU

Image copyright Banner Health Image caption Some of the nurses gave a news conference on Friday and joked that they had schemed together to get Christmas off Pregnancy might just be catching at a hospital in Mesa, Arizona, where 16 nurses are expecting at once. That’s 10% of the nursing staff in the intensive care […]

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