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Federal watchdog: ‘substantial likelihood of wrongdoing’ at US Agency for Global Media

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The Office of Special Counsel says it "found a substantial likelihood of wrongdoing" at the US Agency for Global Media, led by a controversial Trump political appointee. According to a letter dated Wednesday and ob...

Her Bollywood actor boyfriend’s death prompted a media firestorm. Now, she’s been arrested on alleged drug offenses

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New Delhi, India A Bollywood actress has been arrested on alleged drugs offenses in the latest development of an ongoing celebrity saga that has transfixed the Indian public and dominated headlines for months. Rhea C...

Democratic women poised to shake up male-dominated industry with new political media firm

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Recent success stories about women in politics are about candidates breaking barriers. There's a female vice president. More women than ever before serve in Congress. But when it comes to the people who help get the...

China to begin trial of two Canadians for alleged espionage soon, state media reports

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Beijing Two Canadian citizens charged with espionage in China could go on trial "soon," according to the state-run Global Times newspaper. Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor have been detained since December 2018 and...

Manchester United forward Edinson Cavani handed three-match ban by FA over social media post

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Manchester United forward Edinson Cavani has been handed a three-match ban and fined £100,000 ($ 136,594) by the English Football Association in relation to a social media post. The Uruguayan thanked a follower on ...

Monica Roberts, a Black trans journalist who covered the killings of trans women before national media did, dies at 58

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Monica Roberts had no predecessor. Before her groundbreaking blog, there were few news sites for Black transgender women like her. And before Monica Roberts, no journalist had painstakingly recorded and reported on...

Ecuador star Pervis Estupinan finds his missing passport after social media appeal

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Everyone knows the feeling. You're on the way the airport and, suddenly, your heart drops: "I've forgotten my passport." Ecuador defender Pervis Estupinan would have experienced such dread on Wednesday as he attempt...

Iranian conservative cleric dies, according to state-run media

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Iranian conservative cleric Ayatollah Mohammad-Taqi Mesbah Yazdi died in Tehran on Friday, according to Iran's state-run Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA). The Imam Khomeini Educational and Research Institute, ...

Social media criticizes UGA fans for not wearing masks, but school says they were following guidelines

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Social media blew up during the Georgia versus Auburn game, not because of football, but because of the crowd. Crowd shots from the TV coverage appeared to show groups within the stadium with few fans wearing masks...

Steelers’ JuJu Smith-Schuster says Antonio Brown still has him blocked on social media

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Smith-Schuster recently said on "The Michael Irvin Podcast" that if he could reach out to Brown, he would -- but the Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver has him blocked on everything as well as his number.  EX-GIANTS ...

Twitter and Facebook shut down accounts linked to youth conservative group’s misleading social media campaign

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Twitter and Facebook have shut down accounts on their platforms reportedly linked to a misleading social media campaign run by Turning Point Action, an offshoot of popular conservative youth activist organization Tu...

Jessica Krug’s sister-in-law says they found out from the media that she lied about being Black

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A family member of the George Washington University professor who revealed that she had been lying about being Black for years says they're outraged. University officials have said Jessica Krug will no longer teach ...

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai charged under national security law

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Hong Kong Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai was charged under a controversial national security law on Friday, police said, amid a crackdown on democracy activists in the city. Lai, 73, who is known for his support o...

New Yorkers take to social media to mock the Justice Department’s anarchy jurisdiction label

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New Yorkers are weighing in on what they think it means to live in an "anarchist jurisdiction" after the Department of Justice labeled Manhattan, Portland and Seattle as such in a new declaration. The Justice Depar...

Lucasfilm fires ‘The Mandalorian’ star Gina Carano after offensive social media posts

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Gina Carano, who starred as the unassailable warrior Cara Dune in "The Mandalorian," won't appear in any future Star Wars projects after she shared offensive social media posts, including one that compared Nazi Germ...

Social media helps Native Americans preserve cultural traditions during pandemic

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WOLF POINT, Mont. (KHN)Lawrence Wetsit misses the days when his people would gather by the hundreds and sing the songs that all Assiniboine children are expected to learn by age 15. "We can't have ceremony without me...

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