The rise of streaming and familiar characters may have cut into the record viewership of four years ago. Fox News led all networks in audience size, Nielsen said.
The Berlinale, one of Europe's top cinema showcases, says that Alfred Bauer, who ran the festival for its first 25 years, was a high-ranking Nazi propagandist during WWII
Bayern Munich claimed their fifth title of the year on Wednesday as a late Joshua Kimmich goal sealed their 3-2 win over Borussia Dortmund to land the German Super Cup.
Helen Hancock and Martin Griffiths were killed in the early hours of New Year's Day.
Thirty years ago, Patrick White – the first Australian to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature – died in his Centennial Park home.
The Dodgers are excited to begin the road to their first World Series in 32 years, even without fans in a weirdly quiet stadium against a mediocre opponent.
French police detained two people on Monday as part of an investigation into suspected doping at this year’s Tour de France in the Arkea-Samsic team, prosecutors announced.
Boston has several young stars and a trio of first-round draft picks, but strong competition may blunt their hopes of bouncing back next season from this year’s disappointment.
She’s only 18 herself, but for the past two years Tova Safranai has been devoting her life to helping youths living on the streets of Jerusalem
Owning clothes is so last year. Rental platforms have been the industry’s 2020 success story
Cast your mind back to this time last year, pre-pandemic, when a £39.99 polka-dot dress from Zara was the only viral fashion phenomenon getting all the headlines. In retrospect, it’s fair to say that its arrival, and swift departure from the shop floor, was probably when must-have-but-will-probably-wear-once culture reached its divisive peak; lauded by fast fashion conglomerates, lambasted by the eco-conscious.
Was it really necessary for everyone to own the same dress, asked the critics. What pleasure lies in wearing exactly the same thing as at least three other women in the office? Why don’t people just buy it and, you know, share it? Continue reading...
Shot last year in Montreal and Tokyo, the film essentially creates an alternative Summer Games and examines Nadia’s last race and the days that follow.
Recovery could take years, with the nation's most vulnerable enduring the worst of it.
The Emir of Kuwait, Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, who ruled the oil-rich Gulf country for 14 years, has died at the age of 91, state officials announced on Tuesday.
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The world’s nations came together 25 years ago to chart a new course for half the world’s population to gain the rights, power and status of the other half
Two years after an art treasure with a harrowing backstory was uncovered in the walls of a Prague house, the holder has gone public with the historic scale of the discovery.
The Spengler Cup has been cancelled this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The annual hockey tournament in Switzerland for the Canadian national men's hockey team and European club teams was scheduled for Dec. 26 to 31.
Jewish communities in Germany are observing Yom Kippur, nearly a year since the attack on a synagogue in Halle. The attack came as no surprise to Germany's Jews. What has changed since then?
Vaccines alone won’t be enough to fight Covid-19, Novartis AG Chief Executive Officer Vas Narasimhan said. Treatments will also play a crucial role.Significant supplies of highly effective vaccines probably won’t be available until the end of next year, according to Narasimhan, who headed development for Novartis’s former vaccines unit before it was sold to GlaxoSmithKline Plc five years ago.Even once such a vaccine is on the market, he said, it probably won’t protect everyone – as is the case…
Now it's four years away from insolvency, even as Democrats seek to expand it.
Bahrain’s economy contracted by 8.9 percent year on year in the second quarter, government data showed on Sunday, as the Gulf state suffered from restriction measures to contain the novel
Signs of recovery are welcome news for Asia’s third-largest economy, which is widely expected to mark its first full-year contraction since 1979 this year. The pandemic is spreading in India at the fastest pace in the world.
Whether you like dipping a bit of challah into a bowl of honey or go for the Sephradi bolo, the meaning behind round baked goods connects Jewish communities worldwide on the New Year
Court rejects offer to delay naming trustee to liquidate holding company, ending Argentine’s eight years of control
The blue and white will be competing against five other teams in Tokyo next year
Michael Lonsdale, an enigmatic giant of the silver screen and theater in France who worked with some of the world’s top directors in an acting career that spanned 60 years, died Monday at 89, his agent said.
Times photographers Kent Nishimura and Brian van der Brug talk about shooting wildfires in a year when the blazes seem more destructive than ever.
The unrest roiling Portland, Ore., and other cities this year has been a powerful recruiting tool for organizations like the Proud Boys, Patriot Prayer and the Three Percenters. But not everyone who supports them is draped in camo and AR-15s.
For years, the nation has tried to bring Lolita, also known as Sk’aliCh’elh-tenaut, back to her family from the Miami Seaquarium
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Starring leeks, yams, buckwheat and chard – recipes for vegan pancakes that are great on Hanukkah and all year long
A wealthy benefactor of Keith Raniere, the disgraced leader of a self-improvement group in upstate New York convicted of turning women into sex slaves who were branded with his initials, was sentenced Wednesday to almost seven years in prison in the federal conspiracy case.Seagram’s liquor fortune heiress Clare Bronfman was taken into custody to begin her 81-month sentence immediately after her appearance in federal court in Brooklyn.Bronfman, 41, admitted in a guilty plea last year that she…
Thousands of German students head abroad every year — but university experience and exchange programs have altered beyond recognition in the pandemic. With term starting, DW spoke to students who chose to stay overseas.
After blowing up the charts with Dynamite, the first English song from South Korean boy band BTS, Big Hit Entertainment Co. is having another moment.This time, it’s with an initial public offering that is giving the company a market value of about US$4 billion. The country’s largest listing in years took just hours for underwriters to find buyers for the available stock and priced on Monday at the top end of a marketed range.That is even after Covid-19 forced BTS to cancel its world tour, and…
After chasing down and capturing a suspect allegedly responsible for derailing a subway train, one man gets a year of free rides, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority said Wednesday.
The winning pictures from this year's Shipwrecked Mariners' Society photography competition.
Germany has told Britain that its threat to break international law when it leaves the Customs Union next year is unacceptable. Europe Minister Michael Roth said time was running out.
The Genie shirt is just the latest and most bonkers example from a 90s nostalgia vintage market that has been heating up for years.
Creative professionals can receive $5,000 grants through the end of the year, thanks to additional funding by the Mellon Foundation and others.