U.S. Supreme Court orders reconsideration of racial bias claim against Charter Communications

FILE PHOTO: Comedian and producer Byron Allen leaves the Supreme Court after it heard Comcast’s bid to evade a civil rights lawsuit he filed against the company, in Washington,... Read more »

Brazilian rapper warns of coronavirus danger in Brazil’s slums

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazilian rapper MV Bill added his voice to a chorus of criticism of President Jair Bolsonaro for downplaying the gravity of the new coronavirus... Read more »

U.S. Supreme Court hinders comedian-businessman’s race-bias suit against Comcast

(Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court’s ruling that had given the green light to comedian-turned-media entrepreneur Byron Allen’s $20 billion racial bias... Read more »

U.S. Supreme Court tosses ruling that revived comedian’s racial bias suit against Comcast

(Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court’s ruling that had given the green light to comedian-turned-media entrepreneur Byron Allen’s $20 billion racial bias... Read more »

Berlin stars in tale of a refugee’s hunger to belong

BERLIN (Reuters) – Away from Berlin’s clubs, far from the tourist hotspots, young drug dealers, many of them immigrants, eke out a marginal existence on the fringes of the... Read more »

Katherine Johnson, NASA mathematician portrayed in ‘Hidden Figures’, dies at 101

(Reuters) – Katherine Johnson, the black woman whose mathematical genius took her from a behind-the-scenes job in a segregated NASA as portrayed in the film “Hidden Figures” to a... Read more »

Actor Jussie Smollett due for arraignment in Chicago on hoax charges

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Former “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett was due in court on Monday for arraignment on renewed felony charges that he made false reports to Chicago police about... Read more »

Berlinale study of slavery unearths the roots of modern Brazil

BERLIN (Reuters) – Making films in a bitterly divided Brazil that is increasingly hostile to artistic freedom is an act of resistance in itself, the maker of a new... Read more »

Trump’s acting intelligence chief Grenell says won’t be tapped for permanent post

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Richard Grenell, U.S. President Donald Trump’s ambassador to Germany who was tapped to be acting director of national intelligence, said on Thursday that Trump would not... Read more »

‘I take it personally’: Berlinale stars’ vent anger over German race killings

BERLIN (Reuters) – The racist killings of nine people in a German town cast a shadow over the Berlin Film Festival on Thursday, where a minute’s silence was held... Read more »