What the Hell Is HDR — and Is It Worth Buying a New TV For?

Apple If in the past couple years you’ve gone shopping for TVs, or casually browsed Amazon TV listings, or read any tech site, you’ve almost definitely been exposed to the acronym “HDR.” Odds are also good that you don’t know what it is because it’s a very tough concept to explain. That, somehow, has not … Read more

Sean Penn: ‘Sh-thole’ Comments Make Donald Trump ‘An Enemy of Mankind’

Getty Images In a blistering op-ed for Time on Friday, Sean Penn called president Donald Trump “an enemy of mankind” and “an enemy of the state” over reported remarks about Haiti, El Salvador and African nations that have been widely condemned as racist. On Thursday, the Washington Post reported that President Trump asked, during a meeting … Read more

Daniel Radcliff Compares WB to NFL Over Johnny Depp ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Casting

Getty Someone finally asked Daniel Radcliff what he thinks about the casting of Johnny Depp in the “Harry Potter” spin-off franchise “Fantastic Beasts.” His answer: it reminds him of the NFL’s zero-tolerance policy on smoking weed, but relative tolerance for far worse behavior from the league’s biggest players. In November, a social media campaign called … Read more

Rebecca Hall Donates Salary From Woody Allen Movie to #TIMESUP

Getty Images Actress Rebecca Hall has donated her salary from Woody Allen’s upcoming movie “A Rainy Day in New York” to the anti-harassment initiative #TIMESUP. “It’s a small gesture and not one intended as close to compensation but I’ve donated my wage to @timesup,” Hall wrote in an Instagram post on Friday. “I’ve also signed up, will … Read more

WWE Superstar Paige Told She Has to Retire After Neck Injury (Report)

WWE Paige’s blossoming WWE career may be over following an injury the superstar suffered on Dec. 28 during a live event match in Uniondale, New York. It is now unlikely that she will be cleared by the WWE to return to in-ring competition, according to a report from PWInsider’s Mike Johnson.  Paige — whose real name is Saraya-Jade Bevis … Read more

Trump's Statement On Canceled London Visit Is Full Of Falsehoods

LONDON ― President Donald Trump offered a classically Trumpian explanation for why he canceled his upcoming trip to the U.K.: the construction of a new U.S. embassy in the British capital represents a bad deal, and he wants nothing to do with it. “Reason I canceled my trip to London is that I am not a big fan of … Read more

A Medicaid Work Requirement Would Be Bad Policy Without The Opioid Crisis. It's Disastrous With It.

Protesters gather in Denver in July to pressure Colorado’s governor to turn down a bill that would limit Medicaid. (Andy Cross/The Denver Post via Getty Images)The Trump administration opened the doors Thursday for states to set work requirements for people who get Medicaid, a move that is likely to be a catastrophe for some of … Read more

Why The California Mudslides Have Been So Deadly

A member of the Orange County Urban Search and Rescue team looks for people missing in the aftermath of a massive mudslide in Montecito, California, earlier this week. (ROBYN BECK via Getty Images)Rescue crews continue to search wreckage for missing people two days after powerful mudslides swept through the Southern California community of Montecito, killing … Read more

Nearly 50 people fall sick on Royal Caribbean cruise ship

BALTIMORE (AP) — Nearly 50 people have fallen sick on a cruise ship that departed from Baltimore last week.Royal Caribbean Cruises spokesman Owen Torres told The Baltimore Sun 46 cases of gastrointestinal illness were reported aboard the Grandeur of the Seas ship.The 2,900-passenger cruise left Baltimore on Jan. 2 for a nine-day trip with stops … Read more

Iran sanctions: Tehran vows retaliation over Trump move

Iran sanctions: Tehran vows retaliation over Trump move Getty Images The US strongly criticised Iran for a crackdown on recent anti-government protests Iran says the US has “crossed a red line” by imposing sanctions on the head of its judiciary, Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli-Larijani.The foreign ministry vowed to retaliate, but did not say what form any … Read more