‘The Originals’ Emotional Finale Has Everyone Hyped For Season 5
Jun25

‘The Originals’ Emotional Finale Has Everyone Hyped For Season 5

Though the Mikaelson family didn’t stick to its always and forever motto during the season 4 finale of , it was for a noblereason (even if it left fans heartbroken in the process). The episode focused on Hope’s possession by the evil Hollow, which had the power to do irreparable harm to New Orleans, and perhaps the world at large, according to the show’s executive producer. So naturally, thesedark and frightening...

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How A YouTuber’s Cult Following Became An Actual Cult
Jun25

How A YouTuber’s Cult Following Became An Actual Cult

Yes, people can make a living playing video games — especially on YouTube (to teenagers, PewDiePie is more recognizable than Jennifer Lawrence). But how far does the phenomenon go? Does it surprise you that fans travel across the country just to hang out with YouTube stars at conventions? What if we told you that some even booked it all the way to Germany? To … move in with a YouTube gamer. And join his cult. Athene (real...

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Breaking with tradition, Trump White House forgoes Ramadan dinner
Jun25

Breaking with tradition, Trump White House forgoes Ramadan dinner

(CNN)For the first time in nearly two decades, the White House did not host an iftar dinner to commemorate Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting. “Muslims in the United States joined those around the world during the holy month of Ramadan to focus on acts of faith and charity,” they said. “Now, as they commemorate Eid with family and friends, they carry on the tradition of helping neighbors and breaking bread...

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Number of refugees admitted in US drops by 50 percent under Trump
Jun24

Number of refugees admitted in US drops by 50 percent under Trump

The number of refugees who entered the U.S. during President Trumps first three months compared to the last months of President Obamas term was cut nearly in half, according to statistics released Friday by the Department of Homeland Security. According to the statistics, a total of 13,000 refugees were admitted to the U.S. in the past three months, compared to 25,000 under Obama, The Los Angeles Times reported. The most popular...

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Hill figures: The stories behind the scars on England’s skin – BBC News
Jun24

Hill figures: The stories behind the scars on England’s skin – BBC News

Image copyright National Trust Image caption Is it a horse or a dragon? It is said that when King Arthur awakes the hill figure will rise up and dance The Uffington Horse, in the Berkshire Downs, is considered the oldest hill figure of them all. Carved in the Iron Age, there has been an unbroken chain of people caring for this prehistoric monument for the past 3,000 years. Image copyright August Schwerdfeger Image caption The...

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U.S. Judge Temporarily Halts Deportation Of Detained Iraqis
Jun23

U.S. Judge Temporarily Halts Deportation Of Detained Iraqis

U.S. District Judge Mark Goldsmith said the Iraqis, arrested this month as the Trump administration works to increase immigration enforcement, would be allowed to stay in the country for at least another two weeks as he determines if the courts have jurisdiction over the deportations. The American Civil Liberties Unionfiled a class-action petition on behalf of the detainees last week to urge the courts to halt the deportations,...

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