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Euro 2020 qualifier between Bulgaria and England paused twice over racist abuse

Euro 2020 qualifier between Bulgaria and England paused twice over racist abuse

A Euro 2020 qualifier match between Bulgaria and England in Sofia was temporarily halted twice Monday night after apparently racist abuse was hurled at English players. England’s Football Association tweeted after the match that English players had been “subjected to abhorrent racist chanting” and that it would ask the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA)…MORE

A third of US Nobel Prize winners in chemistry, medicine and physics are immigrants

A third of US Nobel Prize winners in chemistry, medicine and physics are immigrants

They live in different places, work at different universities and dedicate their careers to studying different topics. But there’s one thing at least four of this year’s US Nobel Prize laureates share. They’re immigrants. That’s in keeping with a long-running trend, according to a recent report from the National Foundation for American Policy. Immigrants have…MORE

NBC News president skewers Ronan Farrow for ‘efforts to defame’ network

NBC News president skewers Ronan Farrow for ‘efforts to defame’ network

In an extraordinary new letter, NBC News president Noah Oppenheim says former employee Ronan Farrow is engaged in an “effort to defame NBC News.” Oppenheim says Farrow “is clearly motivated not by a pursuit of truth, but an axe to grind.” And he says Farrow’s new book “Catch and Kill” is “built on a series…MORE

A man saw a list of his town’s school lunch debt. So he paid the entire bill

A man saw a list of his town’s school lunch debt. So he paid the entire bill

One man in Jupiter, Florida, decided that he could make a difference in his town by paying off the lunch debt for every child in the system. It all started with a Facebook post. Angie Vyas-Knight, administrator of the “Jupiter Mamas” Facebook group, told CNN she was disgusted by national news stories about children who…MORE

Tuesday’s Democratic debate could be make or break for these four candidates

Tuesday’s Democratic debate could be make or break for these four candidates

Tuesday night’s CNN/The New York Times debate stage will feature a record 12 candidates. It could be the last debate appearance for up to 33% of them. Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro, Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar and former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke are all in deep danger of…MORE

Brie Larson’s reaction to witnessing a proposal is so pure

Brie Larson’s reaction to witnessing a proposal is so pure

Brie Larson’s reaction to watching a couple get engaged over the weekend at ACE Comic Con was nothing short of super. The “Captain Marvel” star was in Chicago over the weekend for a comic book convention that brought together alums of the Marvel Cinematic Universe for a series of panels and meet-and-greets with fans. During…MORE

Fact checking Trump’s claim that Kurds are releasing ISIS prisoners on purpose

Fact checking Trump’s claim that Kurds are releasing ISIS prisoners on purpose

In defending his decision to remove US troops from northern Syria, President Donald Trump echoed talking points from Turkish officials, suggesting that Kurdish forces might be purposely allowing ISIS detainees to escape camps and prisons. “Kurds may be releasing some to get us involved,” Trump tweeted Monday morning. Facts First: Contrary to Trump’s allegation, US…MORE

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