For more than 18 months, Australia has shut itself off from the world, closing borders and imposing strict lockdowns to stamp out Covid-19 outbreaks in an attempt to eliminate the virus. Now, Australia is emerging from its so-called "cave" and trying to live with it.
Whether it's watching a show like Squid Game or listening to BTS hits, chances are you've had some kind of Korean influence in your life. The Oxford English Dictionary has added 26 new words of Korean origin to its latest edition.
Andrew Lloyd Webber says he now has a therapy dog, thanks, in part, to the trauma of the "Cats" movie. The creator of the legendary musical lamented about the film version of his musical.
Among the candidates who could succeed President Duterte are Manny Pacquiao, a senator and former boxing champion; Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr., the son of a former Philippines dictator; and Isko Moreno, the mayor of Manila and a former actor.
It's commonly believed that the more education you have, the more money you'll make. A new study from Georgetown found that a growing number of people without a bachelor's degree are now out-earning those with one.
Records shows the role AT&T played in creating and funding OAN, a network that continues to spread conspiracy theories about the 2020 election and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Facebook and its Instagram and WhatsApp platforms are back online after a massive global outage plunged the services and the businesses and people who rely on them into chaos for hours.
"Facebook has realized that if they change the algorithm to be safer, people will spend less time on the site, they'll click on less ads, they'll make less money," Frances Haugen, the Facebook whistleblower said.
Walt Disney World Resort opened on October 1, 1971. And on its 50th anniversary, it continues to be a major driver in the travel world, weathering big shifts in tourism trends, notorious Florida hurricanes and a pandemic.
A boom in construction and manufacturing drove much of China's economic recovery this year. But that work requires massive amounts of coal. Meanwhile, companies have tried to meet Beijing's targets to reduce carbon emissions.