Inspiring Black Americans Who Have Shaped the US

From Inside Edition. Black Americans have shaped the U.S. Over the years, Inside Edition has spoken to and profiled key figures in politics, sports, entertainment and religion who have pushed for representation and equality. James Brown, Michael Jordan, Beyonce, Aretha Franklin, Barack Obama and Muhammad Ali are just some of the inspiring individuals we’ve looked…

Teen With Down Syndrome Stars in Gucci Campaign

From Inside Edition. Ellie Goldstein, 18, of the United Kingdom, is the newest face to gloss a Gucci campaign for its mascara product, L’Obscur. Goldstein’s photo shoot is featured in Italian Vogue, but this is not her first foray into the spotlight. She’s been featured in London’s famous National Portrait Gallery and danced on the…

What A $200,000 Bed Really Feels Like

From Insider. This ultra-luxurious bed costs $200,000 and is made by the Swedish bed makers Hästens. The company makes the most expensive beds in the world. They call this bed the Vividus. We took a look at every detail of the Vividus that makes it stand out from other beds on the market. Most surprising…

4 Minutes of Fireworks for Fourth of July

From Inside Edition. Every Fourth of July, communities across the United States celebrate Independence Day with fireworks displays. Inside Edition Digital presents four minutes of fireworks footage from different eras and regions to mark the occasion. Notably, pyrotechnics grace the skies around the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor. A gift from France, the…

Parties Are Happening With People Positive With COVID-19

From Inside Edition. Whoever contracts the coronavirus first, wins. That seems to be the objective for some Alabama college students, who are reportedly organizing “COVID parties,” and purposely bringing together large groups of people and inviting those who were diagnosed with the virus, Tuscaloosa City Councilor Sonya McKinstry said. "They put money in a pot…

Where Ghislaine Maxwell’s Been Hiding

From Inside Edition. Ghislaine Maxwell, a former girlfriend and longtime confidante of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein, has been arrested by federal authorities on sexual abuse charges involving underage girls, according to officials. The six-count indictment in Manhattan federal court alleges that Maxwell helped Epstein groom girls as young as 14. "In some instances, Maxwell was…

What’s going on with John Roberts?

From VICE News. The U.S. Supreme Court is having a moment and Chief Justice John Roberts is at the center of it. What’s he up to? Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News Check out VICE News for more: http://vicenews.com Follow VICE News here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/vicenews More videos from the…

Why Hotel Rooms Have Bibles – Cheddar Explains

From Cheddar. A Gideon Bible in your nightstand is as synonymous with hotels as tiny shampoo bottles and continental breakfasts. So who puts them there? And why is this still a thing? Sources: PRRI https://www.prri.org/research/american-religious-landscape-christian-religiously-unaffiliated/ Pew Research Center https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2016/02/29/how-religious-is-your-state/?state=alabama Mic https://www.mic.com/articles/182597/why-do-hotels-still-put-a-bible-in-the-nightstand Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/travel/2020/02/11/hotel-bibles-are-still-thing-some-brands-theyre-their-way-out/ Harvard Business School https://hbswk.hbs.edu/item/birth-of-the-american-salesman LA Times https://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-hotel-bibles-20161204-story.html The Baltimore Sun https://www.baltimoresun.com/news/bs-xpm-1999-09-16-9909160123-story.html…

What It’s Like to Be an Obit Writer During a Global Pandemic

From VICE News. 2020 has been a busy year for obituary writers. We spoke to three about their experience writing during coronavirus. Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News Check out VICE News for more: http://vicenews.com Follow VICE News here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/vicenews More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo

How China Turned the Pandemic and Protests Into Propaganda Opportunities | WSJ

From Wall Street Journal. China’s state media have been using the pandemic and U.S. protests sparked by the killing of George Floyd to rally its citizens at home, as Beijing’s relationships around the world grow tenser. Photo Composite: Crystal Tai/WSJ More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: http://www.wsj.com Visit the WSJ Video Center: https://wsj.com/video…

How Fracking Became America’s Money Pit

From Bloomberg. For most any nation, let alone a superpower, energy independence is considered the geopolitical holy grail. So when fracking lured in American investors, everyone had high hopes the country would finally break free of OPEC. But oil is a complex game, and 2020 saw sharp declines in demand caused by the cartel’s maneuvering,…

Keepers of the Caliphate (Bonus Clip) | VICE on SHOWTIME

From VICE News. Watch VICE on SHOWTIME Sundays at 8PM ET/PT. Learn more at https://sho.com/order. #VICEonSHO Twitter: https://twitter.com/SHOWTIME Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SHOWTIME Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/SHOWTIME YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/showtime Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News Check out VICE News for more: http://vicenews.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Instagram: http://instagram.com/vicenews

What Does It Mean to be Antiracist?

From Above the Noise. Check out Prideland on PBS Voices: youtube.com/pbsvoices TEACHERS: Get your students in the discussion on KQED Learn, a safe place for middle and high school students to investigate controversial topics and share their voices. ABOVE THE NOISE is a show that cuts through the hype and investigates the research behind controversial…

Lockdown Is Over and the World’s Problems Are Rushing Back

From VICE News. Lockdown is over and the world’s problems are rushing back. Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News Check out VICE News for more: http://vicenews.com Follow VICE News here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/vicenews More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo

YouTube Suspends Monetization on Shawn Dawson’s Channels

From Inside Edition. YouTube has suspended monetization on all three of Shane Dawson’s channels days after he posted a lengthy apology video addressing numerous controversial videos from his past, including instances he wore blackface. YouTube said even if a creator’s current content doesn’t violate company guidelines, when past videos are brought to YouTube’s attention, it…

How to Build a City Around Bikes, Fast

From Bloomberg. Around the world cycling lanes are popping up and bike shops are selling out. As the coronavirus pandemic means people need to avoid subways and buses the bicycle is having a renaissance. And it could have much bigger repercussions for the health of our cities long into the future. #Biking #BloombergCityLab #Cities ——–…