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Emirates New Zealand Beats Oracle USA to Win America’s Cup: Pictures

United States

Muslims Celebrate Eid al-Fitr as Ramadan Ends: Pictures

Pakistan

Cool Dinners for Hot Nights

These five chilled recipes prove that staying cool doesn't have to mean sacrificing flavor.<p>As summer temperatures rise, and the willingness to cook …

Cooking

So This Is How a London It Girl Does Europe

Hotel heiress, It girl, and budding hospitality pro are just some of the buzzwords used to describe 27-year-old actress Alessandra Balazs. The …

Europe

Flying in a Fortress

My father flew a B-17 Flying Fortress during WWII. Now it's my turn.<p>My father flew 36 missions over Europe during World War II before he was 20 years old. He lived for 81 years, yet rarely talked about his service as a U.S. bombardier. I learned everything I know about the war studying books, …

Military History

Dog’s Weren’t Always Man’s Best Friend

Yes, one greyhound did become a saint, but human history hasn't always been kind to man's best friend. The Bible, in particular, had some rather mean things to say.<p>When we think about dogs we imagine the most lovable, devoted, and loyal of all animals. Dogs, we all know, are always excited to see …

History

Senate Health Bill Gets a Wary Reception, From Coast to Coast

The health care bill unveiled Thursday by Senate Republicans has been out in the open for less than a week, and there are many obstacles to clear before it can become law: an uncertain Senate vote, a return to the House for final approval, a presidential signature.<p>But in newspapers and on radios …

Health Care

'Silicon Valley's' Mike Judge Talks Season 4 Finale, the End of Erlich and Six-Season Plan

The showrunner also discusses Zach Woods' breakout season, Uber's recent saga and the challenges of putting together a fake tech conference.<p>The …

Silicon Valley

How Harry Potter enchanted the world

Entertainment correspondent<p><b>Can you believe it's 20 years since the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone?</b><p>Joanne Rowling, as she was known then, dreamed up the story of the bespectacled boy wizard on a train trip between London and Manchester.<p>She finished the manuscript in 1995, …

Harry Potter

Glastonbury 2017 verdict: Radiohead, Foo Fighters, Lorde, Stormzy and more

Alexis Petridis watched​ a​s cartoon pop stormed the Pyramid stage, and the headliners served up ​tricksy experimentalism and ​gonzo rock​<p>Midway through the festival, the Spectator’s website published a bonkers article headlined “Glastonbury wouldn’t survive under a Corbyn government”. In it, the …

Foo Fighters

America’s 11 Most Interesting Mayors

The Friday Cover<p>The Friday Cover is POLITICO Magazine's email of the week's best, delivered to your inbox every Friday morning.<p>(And 7 rising stars.)<p><b>At a time when one yellow-haired, Twitter-happy</b> personality dominates American discourse, it’s easy to forget how much political energy—and important …

Salt Lake City

Inside Holly Hunter’s Oscar-Worthy ‘Big Sick’ Performance: ‘This Is Totally Different’

The Academy Award-winning actor talks about a rare new “first” in her career: co-starring in Kumail Nanjiani and Judd Apatow’s new Pakistani-American-coma-stand-up-rom-com.<p>In a career that’s spanned 35 years, 60 projects, an Oscar, a Golden Globe, two Emmys, and one of Pixar’s greatest films, it’s …

sick

The Untold Story of How Gary Cohn Fell for Donald Trump

As Goldman Sachs’s long-suffering No 2., Cohn approached his board about his future. He didn’t get the answer he wanted. And then Jared Kushner swooped in. This is how Goldman Sachs took over the White House.<p>One photograph makes it abundantly clear just how present a small group of Goldman Sachs …

Donald Trump

He crossed the border illegally but wasn’t deported — because he brought his child

McALLEN, Tex. — The 3-year-old girl takes her father’s hand and follows him up the steps of a bus. He leads her down the aisle to a row near the back, picks her up and sets her in a window seat, so that when the bus starts to move, she can look out at her new country, the one they had crossed into …

Immigration

Deepest Dive Under Antarctica Reveals a Shockingly Vibrant World

This story appears in the July 2017 issue of <i>National Geographic</i> magazine.<p>In the morning, when we arrive on foot from Dumont d’Urville, the French scientific base on the Adélie Coast of East Antarctica, we have to break up a thin layer of ice that has formed over the hole we drilled the day before. …

Nature

Inside French Prisons, A Struggle To Combat Radicalization

With 2,500 inmates, the penitentiary institution of Fresnes, about 20 miles south of Paris, is one of the largest prisons in Europe. Like most French prisons, Fresnes is overcrowded. Built in the late 19th century, its tiny cells, each meant for one prisoner, most often house three.<p>Inmates scream …

Prison

Where Trump Zigs, Tillerson Zags, Putting Him at Odds With White House

WASHINGTON — When Rex W. Tillerson, the former chief executive of Exxon Mobil, arrived in Washington five months ago to become the secretary of state, his boosters said he brought two valuable assets to a job that had usually gone to someone steeped in government and diplomacy: a long history …

Foreign Policy

Sikhs, Muslims, Hindus, Jews, And Christians Showed Us What They Wear When They Worship

Five couples showed BuzzFeed News the clothes and accessories they wear when they pray or attend their place of worship.<p>Posted on June 25, 2017, 08:47 GMT<p>“Whether people like my clothes or not, they’ve become a part of my identity,” says Iman Jeilani, 23. Jeilani is a Sunni Muslim and says her …

Religion

The new summer food trends – from edible flowers to the bunless BBQ

Summer is officially here and that means we all have weeks of alfresco dining and BBQ smoke staining your clothes ahead of us. But what will you be serving your friends and family this year?<p>To keep you ahead of all the latest trends guaranteed to make a splash on social media, social media site …

BBQ

Meet the 25 Most Influential People on the Internet

Chrissy Teigen<p>Some of the most common words returned in Google searches of Teigen’s name are “real,” “relatable” and “all of us” — not exactly what …

UNHCR

Five myths about air travel

Airlines don’t just defy gravity; they also defy business norms. From the way they treat customers to the way ticket prices are determined to the blistering pace of change (the way we fly today is vastly different than even 10 years ago), the industry is shrouded in misunderstandings. As the summer …

Airlines

LGBT Pride Parades Around the World: Pictures

San Francisco Bay Area

Big Hits from the Weekend Sets at Glasto: Pictures

England

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of June 19, 2017)

It was a busy week in politics as Republican Karen Handel won the most expensive congressional race in history Tuesday, defeating Democrat Jon Ossoff in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District. The seat has been in GOP hands since 1979, and the result was expected to hint at what could come in the …

Silicon Valley’s Rough Ride

Uber, our inner demons and our better selves<p>(<i>Note: I recently started doing a weekly Tech email for Flipboard, which comes out Saturdays. Here’s this</i> …

Five guys take same photo for 35 years

(CNN) — Five friends from Santa Barbara High School have been snapping the same photo in the same pose on the same cabin bench every five years for the past 35 years.<p>From left to right, as is the tradition, John "Wedge" Wardlaw, Mark Rumer-Cleary, Dallas Burney, John Molony and John Dickson gazed …

Good News

7 wedding apps that will make planning your big day a whole lot easier

Your wedding is supposed to be one of the happiest days of your life, but actually planning it can make you want to pull your hair out.<p>Lucky for us, we live in a time of smart phones and we all know there's an app for just about anything. So if you are having trouble organizing your big day, we've …

Weddings