Judge Orders Arrest of Former Brazilian President Michel Temer in Corruption Cases

Judge Orders Arrest of Former Brazilian President Michel Temer in Corruption Cases

(RIO DE JANEIRO) — A judge in Rio de Janeiro has issued an arrest warrant for ex-President Michel Temer, who is being investigated in several corruption cases. A spokeswoman for the Prosecutors Office in Rio de Janeiro told The Associated Press Thursday that Judge Marcelo Breitas had issued the order. Per agency protocol, the spokeswoman…

Give It Up for This Filter-Free Kid Who Was Convinced the Real Prince Harry Was Just an Impostor

Give It Up for This Filter-Free Kid Who Was Convinced the Real Prince Harry Was Just an Impostor

Kids have no filter — even around visiting royals. On Tuesday, Prince Harry dropped by a school in the U.K. while participating in a tree planting project, but one child was convinced the Duke of Sussex was just a stand-in for the “real” thing, as he told the royal himself to his face. “When is…

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Discusses Medicare For All and Drake on Stephen Colbert

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Discusses Medicare For All and Drake on Stephen Colbert

There are few people who have captured the national attention in the current political space in the way that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has. From championing the Green New Deal to leading the fight against Amazon’s plan for a New York headquarters which eventually led to Amazon bowing out, Ocasio-Cortez has made plenty of headlines recently, something…

2-Year-Old Opens Her Birthday Gift With Unparalleled Levels of Joy

2-Year-Old Opens Her Birthday Gift With Unparalleled Levels of Joy

A little girl with a new toy is always excited, but out of everyone on Earth right now, nobody is having as much fun as this 2-year-old on her birthday. This 2-year-old is a huge fan of the beloved and ever-iconic Elmo — who isn’t, really? — and her “Elmo shoes” were more than she…

People Are Sharing Their Own Spills After This Glorious 5.5 Gallon Ranch Mishap Horror Story

People Are Sharing Their Own Spills After This Glorious 5.5 Gallon Ranch Mishap Horror Story

Don’t cry over spilled ranch. One horrifying moment of a restaurant worker spilling 22 quarts — that’s 5.5 gallons — of ranch dressing seems to have inspired a movement. Covered in the gooey substance, the woman laughed through the unfortunate event. The post on Twitter even included a second angle of the mishap, showing how…

The Florida Man Challenge Is a Bizarre News Bonanza

The Florida Man Challenge Is a Bizarre News Bonanza

A Florida man did something ill-advised the day you were born, so here is the Florida Man challenge. Entering your birthday and the term “Florida man” into Google to see the headlines a Floridian gentleman made has been keeping people in stitches on Twitter. In fairness to the Sunshine State, citizens of the world everywhere…

Georgia O’Keeffe Reveals Inspiration Behind Some of Her Most Famous Paintings in Newly Uncovered Letters

Georgia O’Keeffe Reveals Inspiration Behind Some of Her Most Famous Paintings in Newly Uncovered Letters

A never-before-seen collection of letters from American artist Georgia O’Keeffe and her husband, photographer and art dealer Alfred Stieglitz, sheds light on her artistic process, her quest for independence and her poetic observations about New York City and New Mexico — which became central to her iconic paintings. The Library of Congress announced Thursday that…

Biogen Halts Promising Alzheimer’s Drug Trials Due to Disappointing Results

Biogen Halts Promising Alzheimer’s Drug Trials Due to Disappointing Results

Pharmaceutical company Biogen is halting two global phase-three trials testing the once-promising Alzheimer’s drug aducanumab, delivering a late-stage blow to researchers searching for therapies for the incurable degenerative disease. “This disappointing news confirms the complexity of treating Alzheimer’s disease and the need to further advance knowledge in neuroscience,” Biogen CEO Michel Vounatsos said in a…

40 Dead After Overloaded Ferry Sinks in Iraq’s Tigris River

40 Dead After Overloaded Ferry Sinks in Iraq’s Tigris River

(BAGHDAD) — A ferry overloaded with people celebrating the Kurdish new year sank in the Tigris river near the Iraqi city of Mosul on Thursday, killing at least 40 people, an official said. Col. Hussam Khalil, head of the Civil Defense in the Nineveh province, told The Associated Press the accident occurred as scores of…

Google’s First AI-Powered Doodle Lets You Harmonize Like Johann Sebastian Bach

Google’s First AI-Powered Doodle Lets You Harmonize Like Johann Sebastian Bach

Now you can harmonize like Johann Sebastian Bach thanks to Google’s first ever AI-driven Doodle. To celebrate the German composer’s March 21, 1685 birthday, Doodle lets users compose a melody in Bach’s style. The interactive Doodle is the product of collaboration between Google’s Magenta – which helps people make their own music and art through…