Priyanka Chopra Jonas says racist bullying when she was a teenager left her “very unsure of who [she] was”, as she “took it very personally”.
For a whole lot of reasons, it might feel right this month to focus on books that take us somewhere else — to another time and place far from here. So "The House on Vesper Sands," by Irish author Paraic O'Donnell, seemed to be dropped in my lap as a gift from the crime-fiction gods. It takes place in 1893 London, on a series of wintry nights made otherworldly, a character notices, by snow. "He ...
It’s a prime way to deliver is you can’t use the roads. Buzz60’s Tony Spitz has the details.
“Black Firsts: 500 Years of Trailblazing Achievements and Ground-Breaking Events” by Jessie Carney Smith; Visible Ink Press (704 pages; $29.95) ––– It’s painful being a pioneer. “Black Firsts: 500 Years of Trailblazing Achievements and Ground-Breaking Events” is a proud celebration of Black success. But its thousands of entries – groundbreakers in every field – often come with nagging ...
A second round of stimulus payments are on the way and many eligible families are expected to receive the money this month. Plus, a new UK lockdown and vaccine updates. Here's the latest virus news.
"Murder in Old Bombay" by Nev March; Minotaur (400 pages, $26.99) ——— The ongoing St. Martin’s Minotaur/Mystery Writers of America First Crime Novel Competition has launched the careers of several solid mystery writers. Author Nev March continues this history of excellence with her absorbing debut “Murder in Old Bombay.” Set in 1892, “Murder in Old Bombay” delivers a gripping look at India’s ...
Explore the world's most expensive cities, COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness, and more of this week's data trends with these nine charts.
No one knows how the elephant got into the well in southern India, but this is the incredible story of how they got him out. Veuer’s Tony Spit…
An elephant with an unusual hairstyle is certainly turning heads in India. Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.
For many Indians, the American election is personal.
India is entering a new phase of reopening that will see subway trains running for the first time in months, despite skyrocketing daily coronavirus infections that are showing no sign of slowing down.
A farmer’s hut in India was chosen by a leopard to birth four cubs. Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide topped 20 million, more than half of them from the United States, India and Brazil, as Russia on Tuesday became the first country to approve a vaccine against the virus.
See the moment this building is swallowed by a sinkhole. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.
A cache of preserved 1966 newspapers has emerged from a melting glacier in France, the latest in a string of objects revealed as the glacier retreats.
President Donald Trump late Monday threatened to permanently pull US funding from the World Health Organization. Meanwhile, Democrats and others are reacting to the president's declaration that he's taking a disputed malaria drug to fend off the coronavirus. Get caught up on the morning's developments here.
When the 1918 influenza pandemic struck India, the death toll was highest among the poor. The resulting devastation would eventually lead to huge changes in India — and the British Empire.