It’s the first strike for actors from film and television shows since 1980. And it’s the first time two major Hollywood unions have been on strike at the same time since 1960, when Ronald Reagan was the actors’ guild president. Read More.
Federal regulators have approved the nation’s first over-the-counter birth control pill in a landmark decision that will soon allow American women and girls to obtain contraceptive medication as easily as they buy aspirin and eyedrops. Read More.
Spacey could face a prison term if convicted of charges that include sexual and indecent assault counts and one count of causing a person to engage in penetrative sexual activity without consent. He has pleaded not guilty to all counts. Read More.
A Russian general in charge of forces fighting in southern Ukraine has been relieved of his duties after speaking out about problems faced by his troops, a move that reflected new fissures in the military command following a brief rebellion. Read More.
The Los Angeles County sheriff decried the use of force by deputies in the Antelope Valley after the department released video on Wednesday of a deputy punching a woman twice in the face as she held her baby.Read More.
Huy Fong Sriracha, which used to go for under $5 or $10 a bottle, is now selling for shocking amounts in some listings posted to sites with vast third-party marketplaces — including Amazon, eBay and Walmart. Many are simply sold out. Read More.
A tournament for soccer players around the world who have experienced homelessness is making its U.S. debut in California. The games are much shorter than traditional soccer matches, lasting only seven minutes each half, so anyone can participate.Read More.