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Mo’Nique files discrimination suit against Netflix

Mo’Nique files discrimination suit against Netflix

Academy Award-winning actress Mo’Nique has filed suit against streaming giant Netflix, alleging that they discriminated against her as a black woman. The suit, obtained by CNN, states that Netflix offered the star $500,000 to appear in a one-hour comedy special, while signing multi-million dollar deals with other comedians, including Jerry Seinfeld, Amy Schumer, Dave Chappelle,…MORE

‘Medicare for All’ looks like a political loser for Democrats

‘Medicare for All’ looks like a political loser for Democrats

The fault lines in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary are clear when it comes to health care. On one side are Sens. Bernie Sanders (Vermont) and Elizabeth Warren (Massachusetts) who support “Medicare for All,” a proposal that would eliminate the private health care industry totally and replace it with a government-run system. On the other…MORE

Inside the ‘Sexiest Man Alive’ selection

Inside the ‘Sexiest Man Alive’ selection

Hidden servers, hushed closed-door meetings and a covert photo shoot — all part of the deeply secretive selection of People magazine’s “Sexiest Man Alive.” CNN spoke with People Editor-in-Chief Dan Wakeford to learn how the always buzzy — and occasionally controversial — issue gets made. Mel Gibson was the magazine’s first “Sexiest Man Alive” in…MORE

Wanted: 10,000 dogs for the largest-ever study on aging in canines

Wanted: 10,000 dogs for the largest-ever study on aging in canines

On this we can all agree: The lifespan of a dog is far too short. The Dog Aging Project hopes to change that. Researchers are hoping to study a group of 10,000 dogs over the course of 10 years to see whether they can improve the life expectancy of canines and their overall quality of…MORE

ATP Finals: Roger Federer beats Novak Djokovic to reach semifinals

ATP Finals: Roger Federer beats Novak Djokovic to reach semifinals

Roger Federer will be the first to admit that beating Novak Djokovic at the ATP Finals on Thursday night doesn’t make up for his gut-wrenching defeat in the Wimbledon final but he avoided a double blow in London and inflicted some woe on the Serb himself. Federer’s convincing 6-4, 6-3 win in front of a…MORE

Trump asked the Pentagon to explore trench on the border, Pentagon advised against it

Trump asked the Pentagon to explore trench on the border, Pentagon advised against it

The Pentagon pushed back against President Donald Trump’s request to construct a trench along the US-Mexico border to stop illegal border crossings, according to a letter obtained by CNN. “USACE determined that construction of an unreinforced 30′ x 30′ trench, while a deterrent, would take three to five times longer and cost approximately 20 percent…MORE

Two racist graffiti incidents reported in one week at Syracuse University

Two racist graffiti incidents reported in one week at Syracuse University

Two incidents of racist graffiti were reported in a matter of one week at Syracuse University in New York, and both are now under investigation, according to a university spokeswoman. The first incident, reported November 7, featured graffiti derogatory toward the African American and Asian communities. It was found on the fourth and sixth floors…MORE

Diplomat who overheard bombshell call between Trump and Sondland set to testify

Diplomat who overheard bombshell call between Trump and Sondland set to testify

A US diplomat who overheard President Donald Trump ask the US Ambassador to the EU about the status of “investigations” during a cellphone conversation in a Kiev restaurant is set to appear before the House impeachment inquiry behind closed doors on Friday. David Holmes, the counselor for political affairs at the US Embassy in Ukraine,…MORE


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