Posts Tagged ‘the-world’

‘El Chapo’ is likely going to prison for the rest of his life. That probably won’t make Mexico safer

Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman Loera was more than just a drug trafficker. He was also a folk hero . His improbable rise from the dusty mountains of Sinaloa to the top of the world’s most powerful drug cartel has been recounted in films, television shows and dozens of brassy narcocorridos, which praised…

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Grammy Awards fashion: Here are the showstopping and jaw-dropping looks

Let’s press pause on the regularly scheduled awards-season programming.

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Grammy Awards fashion: Here are the showstopping and jaw-dropping looks

Let’s press pause on the regularly scheduled awards-season programming. That’s because it’s Grammys Sunday, and that means a carnival of show-stopping and typically over-the-top looks have come down the red carpet of the 61st Grammy Awards, which honored the best and brightest in the world of music. …

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Birthright Israel needs to reconsider its approach — or risk losing more American Jews

Birthright Israel, the largest educational tourism organization in the world, has provided free 10-day trips to Israel for more than 650,000 young Jews since 1999. Its mission : “to ensure the future of the Jewish people by strengthening Jewish identity, Jewish communities and connections with Israel.” …

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Mikaela Shiffrin collects a personal best 13th World Cup slalom win this season

Mikaela Shiffrin won the last women’s World Cup slalom before the world championships on Saturday for her personal-best 13th victory of the season. “I am really proud of this whole season. My team has done a great job.

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We found 19 new high-tech fitness devices — and you’ll want them all

Hi-tech health and fitness devices were the hot trend at the giant 2019 Consumer Electronics Show held last month Las Vegas. From conglomerates to tiny start-ups, the number of companies from all over the world hawking devices to help you improve your workouts, eating habits, sleep quality, and…

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A claim that a cure for cancer is a year away shows the limits of scientific flapdoodle

Desperate people suffering from intractable diseases are the easiest marks in the world for unscrupulous promoters.

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Chinese American artist Kam Mak creates the new Forever stamp honoring the Lunar New Year

As millions around the world prepare to usher in the Year of the Boar on Feb. 5, the U.S

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Jaime Munguia embracing busy schedule in hopes of fighting Canelo Alvarez

After five fights in 2018 made him a world champion and established him as one of the top boxing prospects in the world younger than 25, Tijuana’s Jaime Munguia returns to the ring Saturday night . Taking a main-event bout against Japan’s Takeshi Inoue at Houston’s Toyota Center on DAZN gives Munguia…

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Sundance 2019: From actress Mindy Kaling to sex guru Dr. Ruth, 35 must-see films

They don’t mine for ore in Park City, Utah, anymore. The days when the $50-million Ontario strike was considered the greatest silver mine in the world are gone. But people still come to this former mining town hoping to hit it big

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