George Clooney makes $500K donation to mock Trump’s Juneteenth claim

George Clooney pledged to make a $500,000 donation to a human rights charity in honor of Donald Trump as part of a sarcastic dig at the president. Clooney issued a statement on the holiday Juneteenth, which commemorates the last of enslaved Americans being emancipated: “Thank you President Trump for ‘making Juneteenth famous.’ Much like when Bull Connor made ‘Civil Rights’ […]

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Loneliness makes it harder to quit smoking, study finds

Lonely people are more likely to start smoking, smoke more and find it harder to give up, study finds UK scientists find causal link between long periods of loneliness and smoking Being lonely makes people more likely to start smoking and to smoke more often Those who endure long periods of loneliness are also less likely to quit the habit An additional […]

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Spanish town makes pedestrian crossing buttons bigger

Spanish town makes pedestrian crossing buttons bigger so users can push them with their elbows to avoid catching Covid-19 Town hall bosses in Mataro, near Barcelona, are changing nearly 180 crossings Larger buttons will make it easier to use the crossing without risking infection The first large-size buttons went into operation yesterday in the seaside town  Here’s how to help […]

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Maria Elena Salinas makes her ‘48 Hours’ debut on CBS

Former Univision star Maria Elena Salinas makes her “48 Hours” reporting debut Saturday (10 p.m. on CBS) detailing the 2018 murder of Binghamton University student Haley Anderson — and the ultimate conviction of her killer. “The way I see it, the types of stories we do in a show like ’48 Hours’ are not morbid — they’re more storytelling and […]

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