Review: Move over, Shrek: Donkey drama EO is a staggering piece of bravura filmmaking

EO centers on the titular donkey, who is taken from his circus performer owner by a group of animal activists.Courtesy of VKPR EO Directed by Jerzy Skolimowski Written by Jerzy Skolimowski and Ewa Piaskowska starring Sandra Drzymalska and six different donkeys classification N/A; 86 minutes open in select theaters Nov. 25 Critic’s Pick The late … Read more

British royal line of succession lists Archie, Lilibet as ‘master’ and ‘miss’

1/3 Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan hold their son Archie at the Desmond and Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation in Cape Town, South Africa, in September 2019. File PHoto by Toby Melville/EPA-EFE Sept. 10 (UPI) — The British royal family has updated its line of succession to the throne, raising questions about whether Prince … Read more

Thwaites ‘doomsday glacier’ is holding on ‘by its fingernails,’ scientists say

The Thwaites Glacier, capable of raising sea level by several feet, is eroding along its underwater base as the planet warms. In a study published Monday in the journal Nature Geoscience, scientists mapped the glacier’s historical retreat, hoping to learn from its past what the glacier will likely do in the future. They found that … Read more

Artemis I mission: NASA is ready to ‘go’ for second launch attempt

Turn to CNN for live coverage from Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Saturday afternoon. Space correspondent Kristin Fisher will bring us moment-by-moment reporting from the launch, along with a team of experts. The launch window opens at 2:17 pm ET and closes at 4:17 pm ET on Saturday. NASA’s live coverage began at 5:45 … Read more

Artemis 1: Why NASA wants to return to the moon before sending humans to Mars

Turn to CNN for live coverage from Kennedy Space Center in Florida through the Monday morning launch. Space correspondents Kristin Fisher and Rachel Crane will bring us moment by moment reporting from the launch along with a team of experts. When the uncrewed Artemis I mission launches on Monday, August 29, it’s just the first … Read more

At least 32 people dead following violent clashes between rival militias in Libyan capital of Tripoli

Intense fighting erupted in the capital overnight as rival factions exchanged intense gunfire and several loud explosions resounded across the city. Pictures and videos circulating on social media show the extent of the clashes with dozens of buildings, including residential ones, destroyed and several cars smashed and burned. The UN-backed Government of National Unity (GNU) … Read more

Artemis I is go for launch to the moon and back, NASA says

That’s the result of NASA’s Flight Readiness Review, which was conducted on Monday. The review was an in-depth assessment of the preparedness of the 322-foot-tall (98-meter-tall) stack, consisting of the Space Launch System rocket and Orion spacecraft, currently sitting on the launchpad at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida . The Artemis team is targeting … Read more

New Zealand: Children’s remains found in suitcases bought by family at auction, police say

In a statement, police said they were alerted to the case last week when the family from the South Auckland suburb of Manurewa reported finding human body parts in several items they bought from a storage facility. The family is not connected to the children’s deaths, police said, and they are “understandably distressed.” The children … Read more

Freya, the 1,300-pound walrus sinking boats in Norway, euthanized

Freya became a social media sensation this summer, Rune Aae, who teaches biology at the University of South-Eastern Norway and manages a Google map of Freya sightings, told CNN. The young female walrus had been spending time at the Oslo Fjord, an inlet on the country’s southeastern coast, and was seemingly unafraid of humans, unlike … Read more

Tonga eruption blasted 58,000 Olympic pools’ worth of water into the atmosphere, NASA says

When the undersea Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano erupted on January 15, 40 miles (65 kilometers) north of Tonga’s capital, it created a tsunami as well as a sonic boom that rippled around the world — twice. The eruption sent a tall plume of water vapor into the stratosphere, which is located between 8 and 33 … Read more