The Indian women lighting the way for change

By Divya Arya BBC Hindi, Rajasthan In India's desert state of Rajasthan, rural women are becoming the surprise agents of change, convincing coal-reliant communities to switch to solar. They are called "Solar Sahelis" or "solar friends",...

Migrant children: Pentagon asked to house migrant minors

The Pentagon has been asked to supply up to 20,000 beds at old military bases for migrant children held after illegally entering the US. Beds will be for migrant children who crossed the border unaccompanied,...

Melania wears ‘I really don’t care do u?’ coat on migrant visit

First Lady Melania Trump has been criticised for the choice of her coat worn on a trip to a migrant child detention centre in Texas. Mrs Trump was spotted in the coat, which featured graffiti...

Melania Trump, Agent of Coat Chaos

Melania Trump’s excursion in a Zara jacket did not send a hidden message. It was there for all to see. By Vanessa Friedman- The New York Times “I REALLY DON’T CARE, DO U?” When the first lady,...

Publicist Jeanine Pepler dead at 50

New York Post Jeanine Pepler, the publicist who represented novelists Jay McInerney and Candace Bushnell, hanged herself Sunday night in her home in Sag Harbor, LI, taking her life the same way Kate Spade and...

Marriage is (literally) good for the heart: study

JST -By Johannes Myburgh Even if marriage is sometimes more a bed of nails than roses, living into old age with a partner may help ward off heart disease and stroke, researchers say. A sweeping survey...

Feminine charm of Russian Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman Maria Zakharova

Maria Zakharova loves flowers and frequently shares photos of bouquets with her subscribers in social networks MOSCOW, /TASS/. Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova daily highlights Moscow’s positions on the acutest international issues, reacts to...

US State-Funded Media Continues ‘Absurd’ Attacks on Russian State-Funded Media

The US’ government-funded National Public Radio (NPR) resumed its crusade against Russian-funded media outlets Wednesday, airing a four minute report on RT and Sputnik News and continuing the bleating mantra that activists that appear...

Here’s What Ivanka Trump’s Rabbi Thinks About Families Being Separated at the Border

By Nicole Goodkind There's been no shortage of religious outcry over the Trump administration's policy of separating minor children from their parents after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops called the...

World Cup 2018: Is Saransk the most unusual host city in Russia?

By Patrick Jennings-BBC Sport in Russia I was only in town half an hour before I saw him - a man taking his overweight cat for a walk, down the road and under a bridge...

World Cup 2018: Russian media mock ‘husband-hunters’

By BBC Monitoring The world through its media The Russian arm of the fast-food chain Burger King has apologised after offering women a reward of 3m roubles (£36,000; $47,000) and free Whopper burgers for life...

The Woman With An Unspeakable Name

The gods are said to have a list of people who are due to be summoned into the afterlife, and to speak her name aloud could alert them to the presence of someone who’s...

World Cup 2018: The Indian who cycled to Russia to meet Messi

By Vikas Pandey BBC News, Delhi Clifin Francis was sitting at home in southern India when a friend asked if he was going to the World Cup. "Of course," he replied. "I might even travel to...

9 of the most chilling last words in history

Adriana Belmonte From the co-founder of Apple to "the Godfather of Soul," some of the most legendary individuals have left behind parting words that will seriously give you goosebumps. Here are some of the most iconic...

8 unexpected signs you’re smarter than you think you are

Jessica Stillman, How can you spot a particularly smart person? Forget looking for a glasses-sporting, goodie-two-shoes with a neat desk and an elevated speaking style. What intelligence looks like in the real world and what...

Christopher Plummer: ‘Why not bring me in to play Roseanne for the next season?’

By Charles Bramesco The Oscar-winning actor talks about replacing Kevin Spacey, why he finds marijuana boring and how he’s grown to stop hating The Sound of Music Jack Jaconi, the geriatric weed dealer played by Christopher...

Stormy Daniels is launching lingerie line for ‘professional women’ and ‘moms’

New York Post Stormy Daniels is slipping into a new role: lingerie designer. The adult film actress — famous for her alleged affair with Donald Trump — is launching a high-end lingerie line with Helen Hoey of Pulchra...

George and Amal Clooney make $100K donation to help migrant children

New York Post George and Amal Clooney are doing what they can to help the migrant children who have been separated from their families. After welcoming children of their own, twins Ella and Alexander, the couple debated how their...

Python Strangles Forest Officer As He Poses For Selfie With it Wrapped Around His...

By Christina Zhao An Indian forest ranger was almost strangled to death by an 18-foot python in West Bengal after he placed it on his shoulders and posed for a selfie. In a video of the...

Being Single Could Kill You: Married People Less Likely to Develop Heart Disease Because...

By Scottie Andrew Singles who roll their eyes at friends’ weddings might want to catch the bouquet next time: New research suggests singledom could be deadly. Single people have a greater risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke...