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Stephen Colbert: The Newest Zealander Visits PM Jacinda Ardern
After being personally invited by New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, Stephen Colbert packs his bags and heads to the tiny island nation for an unforgettable week of adventures we're calling "Stephen Colbert: The Newest Zealander."
God’s lesson: Italian council is flooded immediately after rejecting measures on climate change
Veneto regional council, which is located on Venice's Grand Canal, was flooded for the first time in its history on Tuesday night - just after it rejected measures to combat climate change.
Election Day in Dominica is December 6, 2019
In keeping with his October 12th announcement that the next general election would be held within 100 days, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has called the election for the 6th of December 2019.
Mexico grants asylum to Bolivia's Evo Morales, demands safe conduct
Mexico granted asylum to Bolivia’s former President Evo Morales on Monday as unrest shook the South American nation, helping cement the Mexican government’s emerging role as a bastion of diplomatic support for left-wing leaders in Latin ...
23 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week
From the deadly ambush of nine Americans in Mexico to the voter turnout in elections across the US, these are the most striking and memorable pictures from this past week.
How does impeachment work?
What exactly is impeachment and how does the process work? Learn about the checks and balances put in place by the Constitution.
The 10 most-viewed fake-news stories on Facebook in 2019 were just revealed in a new report
Facebook is the largest social media service on the planet, with over 2 billion users -over a quarter of the world's population. As such, policing Facebook is a tremendous challenge. One of the service's biggest policing issues is with f...
A South Korean service is offering free funerals - but only to the living
More than 25,000 people have participated in mass “living funeral” services at Hyowon Healing Center since it opened in 2012, hoping to improve their lives by simulating their deaths.
An Air Guilin captain has been suspended for life from flying after he invited a young woman into the airplane’s cockpit during a flightAir Guilin pilot sacked over cockpit invite
The other crew members who were involved in the incident have been suspended indefinitely and will undergo further investigation by the company, the airline’s statement said.
Gov. Cuomo: 'We Didn't Have Hurricanes' Before Climate Change
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared, "We didn't have hurricanes, we didn't have superstorms, we didn't have tornadoes," before climate change.
Jeffrey Epstein’s injuries point to murder, not suicide, says pathologist Michael Baden
Expert hired by disgraced financier’s brother says neck fractures suggest strangulation, contradicting official verdict on cause of death. Epstein was found dead in New York’s high-security Metropolitan Correctional Centre on August 10 a...
Ten things you may not know about Halloween
It's almost Halloween guys, and we're very excited! In case you've been living under a rock, Halloween is celebrated on October 31. It's probably most known now for traditions such as dressing up and trick-or-treating.
Flight attendant shares horror stories about plane travel
Revealing why you should NEVER order hot drinks, avoid asking staff to help with luggage, and always bring your own pillow
US father blocked from stopping gender transition of son
A jury in Texas returned a verdict on Monday, October 21, 2019, that will prevent a Texas dad from intervening in the gender transition of his 7-year-old son.
Passengers give their verdict after world’s longest non-stop flight
The longest non-stop passenger flight touched down in Australia Sunday morning after more than 19 hours in the air, a milestone journey from New York that Qantas hopes to parlay into commercial success.
The Crazy Life of Millionaire John McAfee
From Silicon Valley multi-millionaire to international playboy and Caribbean murder suspect, Dateline gets inside the eccentric world of John McAfee.
US: Honduran president's brother found guilty of drug trafficking
Prosecutors say Juan Antonio 'Tony' Hernandez relied on 'state-sponsored drug trafficking' enabled by his brother.
Why we say “OK”
How a cheesy joke from the 1830s became the most widely spoken word in the world.
An automatic flight control system is described as dumb and dutiful
The success of the autopilot depends on the knowledge of the actual human pilot. Autopilot isn't as "auto" as you might think. It lets a pilot fly without white-knuckling the controls. Like a polar bear, autopilot functions through a neg...
'Deletefacebook' trends after Zuckerberg backlash
It follows revelations Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg had unofficial meetings with right-wing politicians.
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