US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire

(Pete Marovich/Bloomberg/Getty Images) Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer is expected to announce his retirement this week, after serving nearly 30 years on the bench. Breyer’s legacy: Appointed in 1994 by President Bill Clinton, Breyer has…

Tourist fined over Nazi salute at Auschwitz

(CNN) — A Dutch tourist was detained by police and fined in Poland after making a Nazi salute at the gate of the former Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau. The 29-year-old woman was arrested on Sunday…

What it’s like to cruise during Omicron

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Biden faces reporters looking for reset amid multiple crises

If President Biden’s only task in his solo press conference on Wednesday was restoring his battered political standing, it would be daunting enough. But the President will arrive in the East Room at a moment of national exhaustion and…

Serbian PM calls Australian court decision on Djokovic “scandalous”

Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić speaks with the press on Sunday, January 16. (Agence Beta/AFP) Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić said on Sunday that Australian authorities “think they humiliated Djokovic,” but “have humiliated themselves.” Addressing journalists, Vučić…

Turkmenistan wants to close the ‘Gates of Hell’

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Shakespeare doesn’t get more brutal than this

A power-hungry Scot strides down a corridor, murder on his mind. Is this another Macbeth adaptation I see before me? Undeniably, yes, but Joen Coen’s take on Shakespeare’s age-old tale looks unlike any other. It…

France ends UK travel ban

(CNN) — As infection rates soar across Europe, France has relaxed its travel ban on arrivals from the UK — just in time for the peak ski season. France banned all but essential travel from…

CDC predicts more than 62,000 US Covid deaths in the next month

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street for his weekly Prime Minister’s Questions (PMQs) appearance in the House of Commons in London, England, on January 12, 2022. (David Cliff/NurPhoto/Reuters) Labour leader Keir Starmer has called on…

US Covid-19 hospitalizations reach record high

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, hit back at Sen. Rand Paul, a Republican from Kentucky, during a Senate committee hearing on Tuesday after Paul again attacked President…

No evidence of drug use or foul play in Bob Saget autopsy

Bob Saget poses for a photo in 1993. (Warner Brothers/Everett Collection) Actor and comedian Bob Saget, though known on the stage and among his friends for his raunchy humor, first became known to audiences on…

Sentencing hearing for Ahmaud Arbery’s killers begins

(Pool) Marcus Arbery, the father of Ahmaud Arbery, gave a victim impact statement ahead of the sentencing of the three men who were convicted of murdering his son. “You know something that just does not sit…