Today's headlines cover a range of topics, from politics to current events to pop culture. Here are some of the top stories of the day.
US museums return trove of looted treasures to Nigeria
- The L.A. Times used secret recordings to expose racism at the highest levels of city government
- Brian Robinson Jr. scores first NFL touchdown 46 days after being shot
- As the US-Saudi oil spat intensifies, what are Biden's options?
- See the Italian dish Queen Elizabeth requested for her wedding
- Months after disastrous flooding in Kentucky, death toll has risen to 43, governor says
- The Italian town with a boozy secret
- Flu 'gathering speed' across US as officials prepare for potentially rough season
- Opinion: A majority of Americans think US democracy is broken. Here are 12 ideas for repairing it
- East Jerusalem rocked by sixth night of clashes as Israeli raids in West Bank leave at least two Palestinians dead
- Trevor Milton, former CEO of Nikola, found guilty of fraud
- Cappadocia: One of Turkey's most spectacular hiking destinations
- What to do with your old phones, gadgets and other e-waste
- A UK TV station bought a painting by Hitler. A studio audience will vote on whether to destroy it
- US museums return trove of looted treasures to Nigeria
- Thousands evacuated in Australia as flash floods return
- A juvenile suspect is in custody after a shooting leaves 5 dead, at least 2 wounded in Raleigh, North Carolina, police say
- 'All That Breathes': Delhi's bird saviors become the subject of a hit documentary
- I first knew her as a teapot, but she spent seven decades redefining what a woman could be
- Look of the Week: Taylor Russell's dramatic red carpet corset
- Markets on alert for UK climbdown on tax cuts
- Patrick Vieira celebrates his African identity while criticizing football's lack of diversity in management
- Deshaun Watson: New sexual misconduct civil suit filed against suspended Cleveland Browns QB
- Putin: No need for more 'massive' strikes in Ukraine 'for now'
- 'Rosaline' rewrites 'Romeo and Juliet' with an eye on a star-crossed cousin
- DOJ formally appeals appointment of special master in Mar-a-Lago documents case
- Analysis: Pelosi did what Trump failed to do on January 6
- PnB Rock's girlfriend says he saved her life before he was killed
- Nicki Minaj criticizes Grammys for moving 'Super Freaky Girl' to pop category
- North Korea flies warplanes near border as tensions with South escalate
- How artist Amy Sherald reimagined history's most famous kiss
Behind the bombshells: How the L.A. Times used secret recordings to expose racism at the highest levels of city government
Last Thursday, at precisely 5:29pm Pacific Time, a mysterious Twitter account with the handle @LAunionLaundry posted secretly taped audio of now-former Los Angeles County Federation of Labor chief Ron Herrera. The account tagged two reporters at the Los Angel…
As the US-Saudi oil spat intensifies, what are Biden's options?
The White House and the Democratic party are on a mission to punish the kingdom. A host of measures have been suggested, all drastic moves that analysts say could seriously dent the US' eight-decade partnership with the kingdom -- if they ever materialize.
Months after disastrous flooding in Kentucky, death toll has risen to 43, governor says
Months after catastrophic flooding upended many lives in Kentucky, the death toll has officially risen to 43, with two additional people dying from health complications related to the crisis and one person still missing, Gov. Andy Beshear said Thursday.
Opinion: A majority of Americans think US democracy is broken. Here are 12 ideas for repairing it
Though Americans don't agree on many political issues, there is one issue both Democrats and Republicans acknowledge poses a major problem: the state of American democracy. According to a recent Quinnipiac University poll, 69% of Democrats and 69% of Republic…
East Jerusalem rocked by sixth night of clashes as Israeli raids in West Bank leave at least two Palestinians dead
Clashes erupted in the flashpoint East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah and in the West Bank for a sixth consecutive night overnight Thursday into Friday, leaving at least two Palestinians dead.
Cappadocia: One of Turkey's most spectacular hiking destinations
A rich palette of shimmering caramel swirls, ochers, creams and pinks unfolds across the landscape like an enormous handwoven carpet. Stands of poplars line paths carved by ancient lava flows from three now extinct volcanoes, crisscrossing valleys studded wit…
What to do with your old phones, gadgets and other e-waste
In the past two months, Apple, Google and Samsung have all unveiled their newest smartphones and other devices with the goal of getting consumers to upgrade ahead of the holidays. But in the process, these and other companies may also be adding to a growing p…
US museums return trove of looted treasures to Nigeria
The National Gallery of Art (NGA), the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of African Art (NMAfA) and the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) Museum held a joint ceremony Tuesday in Washington, DC, to mark the return of 31 Benin bronzes from their resp…
A juvenile suspect is in custody after a shooting leaves 5 dead, at least 2 wounded in Raleigh, North Carolina, police say
A juvenile suspect has been taken into custody after five people were killed and at least two others were wounded in a mass shooting Thursday in Raleigh, North Carolina, where officials say the nightmare of gun violence has shaken the community.
I first knew her as a teapot, but she spent seven decades redefining what a woman could be
Her story began like a classic Hollywood fairytale, but that's not how it ended. Angela Lansbury, who died on Tuesday aged 96, starred in her first film, "Gaslight," in 1944 at just 19 years old. She'd been signed by MGM Studios just two years previously, hav…
Look of the Week: Taylor Russell's dramatic red carpet corset
At last weekend's premiere of Italian director Luca Guadagnino's new film "Bones and All" during London's BFI Film Festival, actor Taylor Russell cemented herself as one to watch on the red carpet wearing a striking head-to-toe Schiaparelli look and boned cor…
'Rosaline' rewrites 'Romeo and Juliet' with an eye on a star-crossed cousin
Tapping into the twin markets of A) lovers of rom-coms and B) recovering English majors, "Rosaline" promotes a fleetingly mentioned "Romeo and Juliet" character front and center, then builds a very clever and breezy movie around her. The result is a welcome s…
DOJ formally appeals appointment of special master in Mar-a-Lago documents case
The Justice Department officially appealed the appointment of the special master, who is overseeing the review of documents seized from former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate, in a brief filed with the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday.