North Korea agrees to complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula’ after Trump-Kim summit

close Video Highlights of President Trump’s summit with dictator Kim Jong Un After much anticipation, President Trump met with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. Here’s a look at some of the highlights of the historic meeting. President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un signed a document on…

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McDonald’s to ditch plastic straws

Image copyright PA Image caption Paper straws will replace the plastic ones McDonald’s will replace plastic straws with paper ones in all its UK and Ireland restaurants, starting from September. It is the latest company to opt out of some single-use plastic products which can take hundreds of years to…

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Why You Should Teach Your Kids To Swear, According To Science

Scientific research that seems to support the idea that swearing is inherently good certainly seems to appeal to the masses. It’s unclear why, but perhaps there’s something fun about authoritative science types suggesting that we can break social rules like that in a public setting. Research has linked swearing to…

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Restaurant manager beat black employee for years and forced him to work without pay

(CNN)For years, John Christopher Smith suffered in silence as his manager at a South Carolina restaurant physically abused him and forced him to work over 100 hours a week without pay, federal officials say. “Human trafficking through forced labor can happen on farms, in homes, and as today’s case shows…

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CNN Anchor Can’t Stop Crying Reporting On Coworker Anthony Bourdain

It’s one thing to report on the death of a beloved entertainer — it’s another when it’s someone you knew. CNN‘s Kate Bolduan just couldn’t hold it together speaking about her friend and colleague Anthony Bourdain, who hosted Parts Unknown for the network for 5 years. And watching her (above),…

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He slept in homeless shelters as a kid. Now he’s going to Harvard on a full ride

(CNN)When he was a kid, Richard Jenkins raised his hand in class so often bullies started calling him “Harvard.” He and his two younger brothers were homeless for two years after their mother lost their home to foreclosure, forcing them to move to Tennessee and then to Florida before heading…

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Alleged shooter at Texas high school spared people he liked, court document says

(CNN)The teenager who allegedly used a shotgun and a revolver to kill 10 people and wound 10 others at a Texas high school Friday admitted he didn’t shoot people he liked and meant to kill the ones he did target, a probable cause affidavit says. The probable cause affidavit says…

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Yahoo Messenger is shutting down on July 17, redirects users to group messaging app Squirrel

It’s the end of an era for Yahoo Messenger, one of the first instant messaging apps on the market. Today, Oath (which also owns TechCrunch) announced that it would be winding down the service on July 17 as it continues to experiment and consider how and if it can have…

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