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Turkey detains ‘top Islamic State commander’

Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption The suspect was detained in a raid in Turkey’s southern Adana province (file image) Turkish police have arrested the top Islamic State (IS) commander in th…

Ed Sheeran announces the birth of his first child

Image copyrightGetty/Ed Sheeran Ed Sheeran and his wife Cherry Seaborn have announced the birth of their first child – a daughter named Lyra Antarctica Seaborn Sheeran. The singer said the couple w…

US father ‘won’t play politics’ over son’s shooting

Image copyrightReutersImage caption Jacob Blake’s father said his son was “holding on for dear life” after he was shot by a police officer The father of a black man shot by police has refused to “…

Coronavirus: Hong Kong begins mass testing amid doubts over data

Different measures are required in different parts of the countryImage caption: Different measures are required in different parts of the country New rules of the mearing of face masks in workplace …

Why this black drive-in cinema is booming

Drive-in cinemas have been booming, for obvious reasons. But this one in New Jersey is also responding to the other big story of the year, by showcasing the work of black filmmakers like Jordan Peele…

US adult star Ron Jeremy faces more sex charges

Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption Ron Jeremy is facing up to 90 years behind bars Adult film star Ron Jeremy has been charged with sexual violence against 13 more women, including a 15-year…

Fatal police shooting of Black man sparks protests in Los Angeles

(CNN)Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies fatally shot a Black man during a confrontation Monday afternoon in South LA, sparking protests at the scene of the encounter. The sheriff’s department say…

Demagoguery and dog whistles from the White House are dangerous

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Young, Black and in power: Wisconsin’s lieutenant governor steps into national spotlight amid racial reckoning

(CNN)When Mandela Barnes learned that police officers in Kenosha, Wisconsin, shot an unarmed black man, he reacted not just as the highest-ranking black official in the state, but as a young black ma…

Trump to visit Kenosha despite objections of local officials

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump is slated to visit Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Tuesday, going against the wishes of officials requesting he stay away from the city, which is still coping from the r…