Pennsylvania college newspaper editorial board wants ‘Bullets’ mascot changed

The Gettysburg College student newspaper editorial board in Pennsylvania is calling for the school’s mascot, the “Bullet,” to be changed because of nationwide gun violence.  In an editorial published online by the Gettysburgian on June 13, the board argues that its mascot, the “Bullet” is an “embarrassment” to students. “So how do we as a College most frequently recognize […]

Help, I Can’t Stop Thinking About the ‘Barbie’ Movie

This is a preview of our pop culture newsletter The Daily Beast’s Obsessed, written by senior entertainment reporter Kevin Fallon. To receive the full newsletter in your inbox each week, sign up for it here. In times like the one we’re living in, I can’t stop my mind from racing. Three questions play on a […]

Libertarian Conference Cancels Notorious White Nationalist

“The Most Canceled Man in America” has, in fact, been canceled. Nearly two weeks ahead of the libertarian conference FreedomFest, a lead conference organizer told The Daily Beast on Thursday night that officials had booted the holocaust-denying, Vladimir Putin-applauding, white supremacist rally-going Nicholas Fuentes from the conference’s lineup. Fuentes had initially been scheduled to appear […]

Brickbat: Code Red

Hundreds of people in China’s Henan province had planned to protest their banks, which have been refusing to allow them to withdraw money for the past two months. But shortly after they made their plans, their smart phone health code apps turned red, which under China’s travel regulations barred them from using public transportation or […]

Do you have home insurance cover for your garden goods?

Millions of households splashed out on expensive items for their gardens in various lockdowns, but many do not have cover for them, new analysis by Defaqto shows. The pandemic and increased working from home resulted in more people forking out for garden furniture, BBQs, pizza ovens, lawnmowers, play equipment and a raft of other expensive […]

Live updates | Britain sends more military aid to Ukraine

MADRID (AP) – The Latest on the final day of the NATO summit in Madrid: Britain is sending 1 billion pounds’ ($1.21 billion) worth of military support to Ukraine, bringing its total military and economic support since the start of the war to 3.8 billion pounds. The government said the new money is for equipment […]

How James Nesbitt has built a career playing TV policemen

James Nesbitt stars as detective Danny Frater in new Channel 4 crime drama Suspect, marking his eighth appearance as a TV police officer.  His latest outing, airing on Sunday nights, is familiar territory for the Northern Irish actor, 57, has built a career playing coppers on both sides of the law.  Nesbitt first played a […]

Verdict looms in trial over 2015 Paris extremist attacks

PARIS (AP) — Over the course of an extraordinary nine-month trial, the lone survivor of the Islamic State extremist team that attacked Paris in 2015 has proclaimed his radicalism, wept, apologized to victims and pleaded with judges to forgive his “mistakes.” For victims’ families and survivors of the attacks, the trial for Salah Abdeslam and […]