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BTS score a first for Korean band on Billboard chart with ‘Dynamite’

BTS score a first for Korean band on Billboard chart with ‘Dynamite’

Published 01/09/2020

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - K-Pop band BTS roared to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 singles charts in the United States on Monday, becoming [more…]

Bear necessities? Furry visitor on the prowl in California store

Bear necessities? Furry visitor on the prowl in California store

Published 01/09/2020

(Reuters) - At a North California supermarket last week, one visitor likely had only one thing in mind - the bear necessities. Shoppers at the [more…]

Long neglected after landmark discovery, armored dinosaur finally gets its due

Long neglected after landmark discovery, armored dinosaur finally gets its due

Published 31/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When the bones of the early armored dinosaur Scelidosaurus were unearthed in 1858 in west Dorset, England, they comprised the first complete [more…]

Lone revellers brighten Notting Hill’s empty streets on carnival day

Lone revellers brighten Notting Hill’s empty streets on carnival day

Published 31/08/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Notting Hill Carnival, a highlight of the British summer, may have been cancelled this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but a [more…]

Custom masks, coronavirus and Black lives dominate VMA show

Custom masks, coronavirus and Black lives dominate VMA show

Published 31/08/2020

(Reuters) - Lady Gaga dominated the MTV Video Music Awards show on Sunday, with a series of visually arresting outfits, masked performances and four wins, [more…]

Girl, 3, survives wild skyride caught in tail of giant kite

Girl, 3, survives wild skyride caught in tail of giant kite

Published 31/08/2020

(Reuters) - A three-year-old girl entangled in the tail of a giant kite survived a terrifying ride after being swept more than 100 feet (30 [more…]

The Weeknd wins video of the year at the MTV Video Music Awards

The Weeknd wins video of the year at the MTV Video Music Awards

Published 31/08/2020

(Reuters) - Canadian singer The Weeknd on Sunday won the video of the year award, the top prize at the MTV Video Music Awards. The [more…]

Mammal-like Triassic creature beat polar winters by hibernating

Mammal-like Triassic creature beat polar winters by hibernating

Published 27/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The tusks of a stoutly built plant-eating mammal relative that inhabited Antarctica 250 million years ago are providing the oldest-known evidence that [more…]

Fossil embryo dubbed the ‘small giant’ packs surprises about a big dinosaur

Fossil embryo dubbed the ‘small giant’ packs surprises about a big dinosaur

Published 27/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The skull of a dinosaur embryo from Argentina is providing surprising details about baby facial features present in one species from an [more…]

How low did it go? Scientists calculate Earth’s Ice Age temperatures

How low did it go? Scientists calculate Earth’s Ice Age temperatures

Published 26/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Guided by ocean plankton fossils and climate models, scientists have calculated just how cold it got on Earth during the depths of [more…]