Magazine

50 Years Ago This Week: Bob Hope Goes to Vietnam

Also in this issue: Electric cars and campus protests...

Time

Republican Tax Bill Will Turn The U.S. Into The 'World Champion Of Extreme Inequality,' UN Poverty Investigator Says

"The American Dream is rapidly becoming the American Illusion," Philip Alston said...

Newsweek

Prince William and Kate Middleton Have an Adorable New Christmas Card

Holiday wishes from the royal family...

Time

A Comprehensive Guide to 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Cameos, From Prince William and Harry to Carrie Fisher's Dog

How many of these appearances did you spot?...

Newsweek

Who is Linda Sarsour? Donald Trump Jr. Tweets Sexual Assault Accusation About Women's March Leader

"I couldn’t scream because I didn’t want to scare the child in front of me. It left me shaking."...

Newsweek

Puerto Rico's Hurricane Destruction May Have Doomed the World's Honeybees

Puerto Rico seemed to hold the key to saving the world’s honeybees—until a giant storm blew hope away...

Newsweek

Sarah Palin’s Son Track Arrested on Domestic Violence and Burglary Charges

Palin, 28, a former army veteran, was arraigned in Wasilla, Alaska on charges of felony burglary, assault in the fourth degree and criminal mischief...

Newsweek

President Trump to Reverse Obama’s Recognition of Climate Change as a National Security Threat

Under his new national security strategy plan...

Time

Does Donald Trump Think He's Psychic? President Insists He Can Predict GOP Wins in 2018

The president insisted he could see the GOP doing "well in 2018, very well."...

Newsweek

A Mother and Her 3 Children Were Killed When a Fast-Moving Fire ‘Consumed’ Their House

It happened early Monday in Brooklyn...

Time

The World Can Be Doing More for Refugees

No one is a refugee by choice, writes the 8-year-old tweeter and former resident of Aleppo. Be kinder to us...

Time

Only By Regaining Control Can We Solve the Migration and Refugee Crisis

Austria's new chancellor calls for "sustainable solutions" to the influx of refugees and migrants to Europe...

Time

We Can Find an Answer to the Refugee Crisis By Working Together

My parents were refugees forced to flee from continental Europe to find safety in the U.K. during and after the Second World War. In the aftermath of the war, Western leaders...

Time

House of Cards: Shaun Abrahams directed by ConCourt not to make decisions regarding Zuma

In many ways a Constitutional Court directive issued on Friday that incumbent-not-incumbent head of the NPA, Shaun Abrahams, not take any decisions with regard to the prosecut...

Daily Maverick

Donald Trump to Reverse Obama's Inclusion of Climate Change as Threat to National Security

The move is a sharp change of tack from the Obama administration...

Newsweek

President Trump to Outline ‘America First’ National Security Strategy

Trump will detail his plan in a speech Monday...

Time

#ANCdecides2017: Television media coverage – of analysts, speculation, number crunching, tigers and flies

Organic political pundits and ordinary citizens who found themselves far away from the centrifugal political forces at Nasrec this weekend could plug into events at the ANC&am...

Daily Maverick

How Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Is Upending the Old Order

Saudi Arabia's crown prince is upending the old order...

Time

Meet the Man Running a $100 Million Campaign to Save the Republican Majority

Corry Bliss has a plan to save the Republican majority...

Time

Student-Loan Borrowers Await Debt Relief

When Corinthian Colleges and ITT Technical Institutes collapsed in 2015 and 2016, respectively, after allegations of fraud and misleading marketing, it seemed like a moment of...

Time

This Year’s Flu Virus Could Be Worse Than Usual — And the Vaccine May Not Help

You have to hand it to the influenza virus. For something that’s invisible to the human eye, it certainly has a way of grabbing our attention and anxiety&...

Time

The Executive Who Wants to Revolutionize Your Work Life

Adam Neumann enrolled in Baruch College in New York City in 2002 and dropped out with just four credits to complete. After a few false starts, the serial entrepreneur launched...

Time

Is 2018 the Year for Polio’s Extinction?

The world's last case of polio may have already happened. We will know soon...

Time

Superbugs Are Nearly Impossible to Fight. This Last-Resort Medical Treatment Offers Hope

How a forgotten 100-year-old therapy is saving lives...

Time

Meet the Journalist and Reality-TV Star Challenging Vladimir Putin for the Russian Presidency

Ksenia Sobchak, the Russian journalist, socialite and reality-TV star, plans to challenge Vladimir Putin for the presidency during the elections set for March. Do you even bel...

Time

Republican Tax Plan Will Make Health Insurance More Expensive

It's all because of the repeal of the individual mandate of Obamacare...

Newsweek

Real Madrid vs. Barcelona: El Clasico Could Provide Premature End to Zinedine Zidane’s Title Hopes

Ernesto Valverde’s team already has an 11-point lead on Real heading into the game...

Newsweek

Carolina Panthers Net Worth: P Diddy Probably Can’t Afford an NFL Team But Stephen Curry Could Help

Jerry Richardson has put the team up for sale...

Newsweek

Chinese Drug Dealers Are Being Sentenced To Death in Sports Stadiums and Public Squares

Live video footage proved that young students in their school uniforms were in attendance...

Newsweek

Atlanta Airport’s Power Outage Will Cause Travel Pain for Days

More than 1,000 flights were grounded over the weekend...

Time

U.S. Man Who Broke Out of Bali Jail Caught With a Bible, Map and Cheese, Wanted to See His Mother in Thailand

Christian Beasley shaved his head, but was nonetheless identified...

Newsweek

#ANCdecides2017: Gwede Mantashe a happy man as stint as Secretary General ends

In a final briefing at Nasrec on Monday, the man who has spent the last 10 years as the most public face of the ANC bid farewell to his frenemies in the media. Gwede Mantashe...

Daily Maverick

U.S. Soldier Shot 18 Times as he Fought to the Death Against ISIS Militants in Niger Ambush

Sgt. La David T. Johnson of Miami Gardens, Florida, was killed in the line of duty with three other soldiers in Niger...

Newsweek

Lindsay McCormick on NFL Network Sexism: 'Badass Working Women' Deserve More

No woman should be made to feel inferior for wanting a family and a career...

Newsweek

Chinese Warplanes Enter Korea Air Defense Zone Prompting South Korea to Scramble Fighter Jets

China said it was conducting routine exercises...

Newsweek

What 2018 has in store for the markets

WHAT is in store for economies and markets in 2018? Around this time of year, a large number of analysts and fund managers are giving their views. Among the most interesting a...

The Economist

George Zimmerman, Acquitted of Trayvon Martin Murder, Threatens to 'Beat' Jay-Z and Feed Him to an Alligator

Snoop Dogg is warning a revolution will happen if Zimmerman goes after Jay...

Newsweek

Should Jesse James’ Catch Have Stood? Video Claims Illuminati and Roger Goodell Gave Patriots Win Over Steelers

This probably isn't the real reason...

Newsweek

Trump Is Afraid of Firing Mueller and Interfering With the Russia Probe

The past few days have seen Trump backing away from firing Mueller as the move grows increasingly risky...

Newsweek

North Korea and U.S. Must Start Talking to Each Other, Says Russia

Russia says the world needs open dialog rather than talking about talking...

Newsweek

The U.N.’s Rights Chief Says He Wouldn’t Be Surprised if Aung San Suu Kyi Faced Genocide Charges

Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein says the Myanmar military's attacks on the Rohingya community are "textbook ethnic cleansing"...

Time

Sarah Palin’s Eldest Son Track Has Been Arrested For Domestic Violence In Alaska: Report

Sarah Palin's attorney said that she "asked that the family’s privacy is respected during this challenging situation"...

Time

Donald Trump Jr. Mocks Barack Obama With Giant Cookie in Ted Cruz Instagram Post

Trump, who regularly uses his social media accounts to mock Democratic politicians, said the cookie was a birthday gift...

Newsweek

Analysis: What cost the President’s free tertiary education plan?

President Jacob Zuma made the both surprising and utterly unsurprising move on Saturday of releasing his response to the Heher Commission’s report on the Feasibility of Fee-...

Daily Maverick

California Wildfires: Thomas Fire Set To Become Biggest In State History as Residents Describe 'War Zone' Conditions

The fire has torched 270,000 acres and prompted mass evacuations...

Newsweek

Why has Jerry Richardson Put the Panthers Up for Sale?

The Panthers' owner is facing an investigation by the NFL...

Newsweek

#ANCdecides2017: Delegates cast their vote amid horse-trading, rigging claims, rumours and possibility of cross-slate voting

One weekend can be a long time in ANC politics, as the drawn-out start of the party’s 54th national congress at the Nasrec Expo Centre has proved. While a new president is o...

Daily Maverick

The Probe Into the Deaths of a Canadian Billionaire and His Wife Has Just Become a Murder Investigation

Billionaire couple Barry and Honey Sherman were found dead in their home on Nov. 15...

Time

Ivanka Trump And Jared Kushner Are Being Sued Over Financial Disclosure Forms

The couple allegedly failed to include assets from investments funds they have stakes in...

Newsweek

Trump's Tax Bill Has Americans Frantically Rushing To Get Their Tax Returns Filed

Financial advisers are crunching the numbers in the run-up to the new Republican tax overhaul plan...

Newsweek

Diddy and Stephen Curry Want to Buy the North Carolina Panthers

Diddy tweeted that there are no African-American majority owners in the NFL...

Time

The World’s Busiest Airport Has Power Again, But the Outage Wreaked Havoc on Holiday Travelers

Airline cancellations are expected to extend into Monday...

Time

An Ailing John McCain Will Miss the Crucial Senate Vote on the GOP Tax Package

His office said he "looks forward to returning to Washington in January."...

Time

#ANCDecides2017: Live blog, day three as it happens

Follow live updates as they happen a the ANC National Conference in Nasrec. Refresh your browser to see the latest updates. All times SAST...

Daily Maverick

Firefighters Take Advantage of Calmer Winds to Dig In and Contain Californian Wildfires

"Everything's holding really well," fire information officer Lisa Cox said...

Time

Two Couples Have Exchanged Vows in Australia’s First Same-Sex Weddings

The first same-sex newly weds were given permission to waive a notice period following new legislation allowing gay marriages...

Time

While you were sleeping: 18 December 2017

ANC voting begins, party acknowledges fissures, and Star Wars starts with Force in box office...

Daily Maverick

US Senator John McCain to miss key tax vote

US Senator John McCain will miss a key vote on the Republican tax bill because of a viral infection, further narrowing the already-thin margin of support for the controversial...

Daily Maverick

Chile Has Elected Former President Sebastian Pinera in a Return to the Right

The former airline magnate previously governed Chile from 2010 to 2014...

Time

December Global Festivities Are Being Celebrated by Google With a Seasonal Doodle

A new interactive Doodle series features a pair of penguins visiting tropical relatives for the December holidays...

Time

President Trump Denies He’s Considering Firing Special Counsel Robert Mueller

"There's no collusion whatsoever," he added...

Time

#ANCdecides2017: ANC’s election loss may ‘soon be reality’ – Organisational Report’s dark warning to a party in crisis

On Sunday, ANC chair Gwede Mantashe presented the party’s Nasrec conference with its organisational report. This document, ostensibly authored by Mantashe, is supposed to pr...

Daily Maverick

#ANCdecides2017: CR17 and NDZ – a hair’s breadth apart in a contest where anything goes

Just before the ANC leadership nominations on Sunday, “Rise, Nkosazana! The time is now!” erupted in the plenary hall of the governing party’s national elective conferen...

Daily Maverick

CDC Director Disputes Trump’s Ban On Use Of These Seven Words

The alleged ban is on words including "diversity" and "transgender."...

Newsweek

Star Wars' Mark Hamill To Ted Cruz: Did You Get My Name Wrong Because You Were 'Distracted From Watching Porn Again?”

Hamill made to sure to remind Cruz that misspelling his name wasn't the politician's first Twitter faux pas...

Newsweek

The Season of Go(o)d(’s) will

The Wise Ones could not follow the guiding Star, as it was invisible because of the effects of climate change. So they switched on the GPS (on their cellphones) – it was the...

Daily Maverick

Trump and Putin Keep Calling Each Other for Praise, Discuss North Korea and Terrorism

Trump and Putin talked Sunday about “the importance of intelligence sharing,” according to the White House...

Newsweek

Former Attorney General Eric Holder Says Termination of Robert Mueller Would Be ‘Absolute Red Line’

"The American people must be seen and heard"...

Time

GroundUp: Forensic auditor’s recommendation on Prasa security company ignored

How did such an obscure company win contracts worth R118-million from 2010 to 2016? By GROUNDUP STAFF...

Daily Maverick

Health-E News: When a parent’s ‘bundle of joy’ becomes a mental struggle

Postnatal depression doesn’t only threaten the health of parents. Failing to bond with babies in their crucial first months of life can predispose a child to mental health a...

Daily Maverick

Warning: What will happen if a state of emergency is declared

Imagine you wake up one sunny South African morning, switch on eNCA or SABC news and find an unfamiliar face in the place of your regular news anchors confirming the banner ru...

Daily Maverick

Power Outage at Atlanta International Airport Grounds Flights, Strands Passengers

The outage occurred in the early afternoon...

Time

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' second-highest opening ever in N. America

by Issam AHMED "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" soared to $220 million on its North American opening weekend, data released Sunday showed, backing up mont...

Daily Maverick

It is canned killing, not hunting, that hampers conservation efforts

The resignation of experienced members from the Professional Hunters Association of South Africa after it was hijacked by a group of canned killers should be commended. By PET...

Daily Maverick

Op-Ed: Undocumented minors – The life and death struggle for education

School is out, and as the class of 2017 await their final results, two young women will be conspicuously absent. One a South African, the other Congolese, they had little in c...

Daily Maverick

Op-Ed: South Africa could inspire reform of the International Criminal Court – but chooses to be an outlier in the global justice system instead

South Africa has on several occasions made its intentions to leave the Rome Statute very clear. Grandstanding and choosing to reiterate what has already been made crystal clea...

Daily Maverick

The SADC Wrap: Zimbabwe’s President Mnangagwa calls for sanctions to end, Congo warlord ordered to compensate child soldiers

From across southern Africa, KRISTEN VAN SCHIE brings you a weekly round-up of news making regional waves...

Daily Maverick

MSNBC Paid Woman Who Said Chris Matthews Harassed Her

A staffer was paid and left the job after accusing Matthews of harassment in 1999...

Time

CDC Pushes Back Against Report of Words Like ‘Fetus’ And ‘Transgender’ Being Banned

The Washington Post reported the news on Friday...

Time

Cruise Lines With The Most Virus Outbreaks in 2017

Holland America was hit especially hard in 2017...

Newsweek

#ANCdecides2017: Meanwhile, outside the conference hall, the ignored and disaffected people who are told to move on

While the ANC elite hold their election contest inside the Nasrec Expo Centre, ordinary South Africans stand outside the hall, far away and behind the fence, waiting for the d...

Daily Maverick

Atlanta Airport Power Outage: See Photos and Videos of Passengers Stranded in the Dark

The world's busiest airport went dark around 1: 15 pm Sunday...

Newsweek

Evita's Free Speech: Ep.121 – Evita wears Nasrec fancy dress (Video)

Evita Bezuidenhout celebrates 20 years of her Darling venue Evita se Perron with a weekly episode of 'Evita's Free Speech'. Here&amp...

Daily Maverick

James Comey Tweets Cryptic Jab At Trump After Seeing Bruce Springsteen on Broadway

He tweeted a cryptic quote following the show on Friday...

Newsweek

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Scores 2nd Biggest Opening Weekend Ever Behind Force Awakens

'The Last Jedi' earned $220 million in North American theaters...

Time

‘Nervous’ Prince Harry Interviews Barack Obama for Radio Show

The interview covered a wide range of topics...

Time

U.S. Soldier Ambushed in Niger Wasn’t Captured

Sgt. La David T. Johnson wasn't captured alive or executed at close range...

Time

Pope Francis Tells The Media To Stop Pushing 'Fake News'

"There is an urgent need for news communicated with serenity, precision, and completeness."...

Newsweek

Trump 'Greatest Organizing Tool Democrats Could Have' In 2018 Elections, Former Obama Strategist Says

And Trump is reportedly planning to campaign hard for Republicans in 2018...

Newsweek

#ANCdecides2017: Reporter’s notebook – the day of waiting dangerously

04:59. The cat. Outside again. The dogs inside. Whining and mewling. What is it with them? You can’t put them in the same room, but they can’t live without each other. Spo...

Daily Maverick

Doug Jones Urges Roy Moore to ‘Move On’ After Alabama Senate Race

"Alabama has spoken"...

Time

Trump Shouldn't Resign Over Sexual Misconduct Allegations and Congress Should Focus on 'Real Issues,' Doug Jones Says

"People had an opportunity to judge before that election," the incoming Democratic Senator said...

Newsweek

#ANCdecides2017: The leadership vote finally begins – and it’s a straight Slate vs Slate fight once more

Voting for ANC leaders at the party’s 54th national conference has turned into an extensive exercise of shepherding delegates onto sports fields, robust screaming matches, a...

Daily Maverick

Half of Voters Want Democrats to Control Congress, Poll Finds

It's not good news for the Republicans...

Time

Deadly Mudslide in Chile Kills 4, Destroys Small Village

The mudslide swept through the region early Saturday morning...

Newsweek

Hundreds of People Fell Sick on a Royal Caribbean Cruise

Some passengers told local media they were happy to get off the ship...

Time

North Korea-U.S. Relations: 2017 One Of The Worst Years On Record For Diplomacy, Study Finds

There hasn't been a formal meeting between both governments since 2012...

Newsweek

Putin Thanks President Trump for CIA Tip on Bombings, Kremlin Says

Putin thanked Trump for a tip that helped thwart bombings in St. Petersburg...

Time

FBI and Justice Department Officials Might be Probed for Alleged Anti-Trump Bias

Top officials at the FBI and the U.S. Justice Department might be subpoenaed as part of a House investigation into alleged agency bias against President Donald Trump...

Newsweek
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