“Look, you know we go through these periods,” the Kentucky Republican said at a home-state news conference, when asked about the confirmation process, which culminated Saturday when the Senate voted 50-48 to confirm President Donald Trump’s nominee. “We’ve had big, big fights over other things and the country will be just fine.” McConnell has long […]

In an interview with the British Sunday Times Magazine, the actress and activist was asked about Hollywood’s reckoning with sexual misconduct since she and others went public with allegations of abuse against former producer Harvey Weinstein. (Weinstein has repeatedly denied allegations of non-consensual sex.) “I just think they’re douchebags. They’re not champions. I just think […]

In a blog post, the company admitted Google+ had failed to achieve “broad consumer or developer adoption” since it launched as a would-be Facebook rival in 2011. However, the announcement came moments after The Wall Street Journal reported Google had opted not to disclose a bug affecting hundreds of thousands of Google+ users at least […]

The report, which maps out four pathways to cap Earth’s average surface temperature at 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) above pre-industrial levels indicates that changes in individual behavior can make a difference. But to do that, the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) says, would require “rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all […]

The controversial skit came as the Forest Hill High School band from Jackson performed Friday during a football game against Brookhaven High School to the south. It shocked many at the game in Brookhaven, where just six days earlier two police officers were killed in a shootout with a suspect. “I was sad because of […]