NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar urges black communities to get COVID vaccine

COVID vaccines are the “ticket to safeguarding health”, according to NBA Hall of Famer and all-time…

Xbox surge and cloud computing deliver boost for Microsoft

A surge in demand for new Xbox consoles as well as further growth in cloud computing…

US Capitol police chief apologises for ‘failings’ during deadly riots

The head of Capitol Police has apologised for “failings” during the deadly rioting in Washington DC…

Biden confronts Putin over his critic’s arrest, in a phone call the Kremlin describes as ‘frank’

Joe Biden has spoken to Vladimir Putin for the first time since taking office, with the…

Elliot Page files for divorce from wife of three years

Elliot Page is divorcing his wife Emma Portner after three years of marriage. The 33-year-old actor…

Animal Crossing will get the Hello Kitty crossover that fans have been begging for

Since release, fans of Animal Crossing: New Horizons have bemoaned the omission of certain promotional items…

Trump opens his ‘Office of the Former President’ in Florida

Donald Trump has begun his new venture following his stint in the White House – opening…

‘Please don’t call me a liar’: Jennifer Lopez addresses Botox speculation

Jennifer Lopez has spoken out to set the record straight on speculation that she has had…

Twitter pilots ‘potentially messy’ crowd-sourced fact checking

Twitter has announced a new project that will recruit users of the social media platform to…

Disney to update Jungle Cruise ride after racism allegations

Disney has said it is updating its Jungle Cruise ride at theme parks in the US…

Winter storms hit Midwest US – with ‘historic’ snowfall forecast

A major winter storm has caused disruption across Midwest America – with a warning of a…

Janet Yellen confirmed as first woman to head the US Treasury

The Senate has confirmed Janet Yellen as the first ever woman to be US Treasury Secretary.…

Youngest known victim of Green River serial killer identified after 37 years

The youngest known victim of the notorious Green River serial killer has been identified, almost 37…

Trump impeachment trial is triggered amid fears of further unrest

The article of impeachment formally charging Donald Trump with inciting insurrection before the deadly attack on…

Biden hints at 1.5m jabs a day – but warns America’s COVID death toll could top 600,000

Joe Biden has suggested the US could soon be vaccinating an average of 1.5 million Americans…

Biden overturns Trump ban on transgender people joining military

US President Joe Biden has signed an executive order allowing transgender people to serve in the…

Trump impeachment trial set to be triggered amid fears of further unrest

The article of impeachment formally charging Donald Trump with inciting insurrection before the deadly attack on…

White House gets its canines-in-chief as Biden dogs Champ and Major arrive in Washington

The Biden family dogs have safely arrived at the White House. German Shepherds Champ and Major…

Flaming Lips hold ‘space bubble’ gigs to get COVID creative

The Flaming Lips are known for frontman Wayne Coyne zorbing in a large transparent ball over…

Trump lawyer Giuliani faces $1.3bn lawsuit over ‘big lie’ election fraud claims

Former US president Donald Trump’s lawyer is facing a $1.3bn (£952m) lawsuit over election fraud claims.…