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Why nobody likes John Travolta: Decades of controversy and hiding in a strange religion

Why nobody likes John Travolta: Decades of controversy and hiding in a strange religion

Despite starring in iconic cult films and comedies in a career that has spanned almost 45 years, the actor is derided and mocked.

‘People talked like they’re almost embarrassed’: Documentary shows rise and fall of Nokia’s mobile empire

‘People talked like they’re almost...

In 2007, Nokia’s head of design got a call telling him to drop everything and...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Why half of America panics when this woman falls ill

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Why half of America...

Earlier this week, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was admitted to...

Trump Scrapping Nuclear Treaty With Russia Signals the Start of a New Nuclear Arms Race

Trump Scrapping Nuclear Treaty With...

With the INF Treaty on the scrap heap, there’s no legal or political framework...

Tina Turner opens up about son's suicide

Tina Turner opens up about son's suicide

Tina Turner has opened up about her son's suicide earlier this year.

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LeBron James Is Already Winning Hollywood

As he prepares to debut with the L.A. Lakers, the NBA’s biggest star has emerged as one of the town’s hottest producers, setting up a dozen film and TV projects and starring in a new ‘Space Jam’ as he sounds off on Serena Williams (“I feel that struggle”) and becoming a Trump Twitter target: "What bothers me is that he has time to even do that."

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Rogue killers or state murder? Riyadh gets benefit of doubt from Trump where Russia doesn’t

Washington has reacted with uncharacteristic calm following the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Instead of slapping Riyadh with sanctions and tearing up deals, Trump has refused to pin the blame on anyone

Donald Trump and a world of disorder

Donald Trump and a world of disorder

At a moment when America has been focussed myopically on the highest court in the land, the Trump administration stands accused of being a bystander to lawlessness around the world.

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Christine Blasey Ford's changing Kavanaugh assault story leaves her short on credibility

Put aside Christine Blasey Ford's emotional performance. Her testimony revealed her as a witness whose memories change at her convenience.

'I'm surrounded by people - but I feel so lonely'

'I'm surrounded by people - but I feel so lonely'

When the BBC launched the Loneliness Experiment on Valentine's Day 2018 a staggering 55,000 people from around the world completed the survey, making it the largest study of loneliness yet. Claudia Hammond, who instigated the project, looks at the findings and spoke to three people about their experiences of loneliness.

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American shame: US has nothing to teach the world about justice or politics after Kavanaugh farce

Many outside the US watched Thursday’s hearing with open-mouthed revulsion at the bad faith, lack of due process and inhumanity on display. Dysfunction in the biggest Western democracy sets a poor example to the rest of the globe.

I Rewatched Anita Hill’s Testimony. So Much Has Changed. So Much Hasn’t.

I Rewatched Anita Hill’s Testimony. So Much Has Changed. So Much Hasn’t.

Decades later—even after #MeToo—we are seeing again why it’s so hard for women to come forward.

The attack on the World Trade Center in 2001. C.J. Chivers reported from the scene for almost two weeks. (Robert Giroux/Getty)

War erases what a human life could be, says Pulitzer Prize-winning war correspondent

C.J. Chivers' new book details the human cost of foreign policy after 9/11

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Declassified docs reveal how Pentagon aimed to nuke USSR and China into oblivion

Plans for a nuclear war devised by the US Army in the 1960s considered decimating the Soviet Union and China by destroying their industrial potential and wiping out the bulk of their populations, newly declassified documents show.

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Brexit now holds Britain in a headlock – George Galloway

Brexit brew hasn't stopped simmering and will flavour British politics for many years to come.

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