Craig Gore, a staff member on the upcoming Law & Order: SVU spinoff starring Christopher Meloni, was fired Tuesday after his post about getting violent with looters went viral on social media. “I will not tolerate this conduct, especially during our hour of national grief,” Law & Order boss Dick Wolf said in a statement.
Loreinis Mejia Hernandez from Colombia smiles at a converted telephone box she runs as a take-away coffee shop with her husband Sean Rafferty from Ireland as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) lockdown eases in Chiswick, West London, Britain, June 2, 2020. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs LONDON (Reuters) – Two of London’s famous red telephone boxes have been reborn
For those who have not been on the receiving end of the systemic violence of racism, and who are therefore responsible for dismantling it, the work begins with listening to the voices and experiences of those who have. For those who are subject to anti-Blackness every day, it can be valuable to see your experience
A worker assembles an X model at the BMW manufacturing facility in Greer, South Carolina, November 4, 2019. Charles Mostoller | Reuters Economic activity in the second quarter has been cut by more than half, according to a tracker employed by the Atlanta Federal Reserve. The GDPNow outlook is now showing a 52.8% tumble, following
The normally busy boardwalk at Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York, was still largely shuttered on May 24. Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images The $600 enhancement to weekly unemployment checks is ending at the end of July. While Democrats want to extend the extra pay into next year, Republicans appear resolute in blocking an extension.
WASHINGTON — After making history on the first crewed flight of an orbital spacecraft launched from the United States in nearly nine years, two NASA astronauts are settling in on the International Space Station. Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley arrived at the ISS May 31, 19 hours after the Crew Dragon spacecraft they were
LinkedIn is announcing some new features for advertisers — retargeting capabilities tied on video ads and lead generation forms, as well as new brand safety integrations for the LinkedIn Audience Network. Abhishek Shrivastava, the senior director of product for LinkedIn Marketing Solutions, told me that his team has been shifting its product plans in response
WASHINGTON — As the nation prepared for another night of violent protests sparked by the police killing of George Floyd, President Donald Trump threatened to deploy the military if states and cities failed to quell the demonstrations. “I am mobilizing all federal and local resources, civilian and military, to protect the rights of law abiding
Exclusive Rick Ross needs to hustle over to a COVID-19 testing center if he wants to visit his kids … so claims his alleged baby mama. Briana Singleton filed legal docs in Fayette County, Georgia requesting an emergency hearing to have the rapper — real name William Leonard Roberts II — take a COVID-19 test.
When Hilal Ibrahim found out that Muslim healthcare workers were throwing away their hijabs in between shifts for infection control purposes, she set out to design a sanitary head scarf that could be easily washed and safely reused. The Minnesota fashion designer and owner of Henna & Hijabs, a boutique specializing in organic henna and
Things are not looking good for the movie business in 2020. That may seem like an understatement at this point, but new research suggests it is going to get worse before it gets better. With movie theaters closed since mid-March, it is now expected that the U.S. box office will plunge at least 50 percent,
The stakes are high on Roswell, New Mexico Season 2 Episode 11. With Alex’s life in danger, Michael will stop at nothing to get him back even if it means risking his own. And if one crisis wasn’t enough Max and Kyle’s investigation into Project Sheperd leads them right to Flint Mane’s doorstep. Could it all
NANTES, France (Reuters) – The steak restaurant that Jean-Pierre Le Bot co-owns in the French city of Nantes had been shut for 11 weeks, so when officials gave the go-ahead for it to open on Tuesday, he was not going to wait a moment longer than needed. An employee, wearing a protective face mask, serves
Few books are able to oscillate the fine line between now and then while also invoking a sense of urgency, a reminder to bear witness to the institutional negligence of the past and to actively resist when it resurfaces in the future—like it is now amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Carter Sickel’s The Prettiest Star is
Medical personnel move a deceased patient to a refrigerated truck serving as make shift morgues at Brooklyn Hospital Center on April 09, 2020 in New York City. Angela Weiss | AFP | Getty Images The World Health Organization cautioned world leaders Monday about reports that the coronavirus is “losing potency,” saying “this is still a
Studios look set to gain the upper hand in skirmishes with exhibition over windowing as trends during the COVID-19 pandemic extend into the future with mid-range films generating the $50-$100 million range the most at risk of dwindling theatrical runs, according to a leading Wall Street analyst. Exhibitors have until now been able to stand