New Zealand Olympic officials vowed Friday to shield transgender athlete Laurel Hubbard from a tsunami of negative social media comments as the weightlifter prepares to make history at the Tokyo Games. Hubbard is set to become the first openly transgender woman at the Olympics when she competes in the +87kg category on Monday, sparking heated online debate.
PIERS MORGAN: Sorry Simone Biles, but there's nothing heroic or brave about quitting because you're not having fun' " you let down your team-mates, your fans and your country
A Brooklyn man has been seen pummeling a 68-year-old victim and stomping on his skull, before going through his pocket as he lay unconscious on the street in a shocking daylight, as the New York City crime wave continues. In a disturbing video released by the New York Police Department, shows a black man wearing a hoodie and a blue disposable face mask launching the vicious attack at 9am on Saturday morning in the East New York neighborhood. When the at first resists the attack, the mugger starts punching the victim, raining down blows with a black bag in his hand.
A five-month luxury cruise, on board a Miami-based Regent Seven Seas Cruise liner, sold out within three hours, setting a new company record. The voyage on board the Seven Seas Mariner departs from Port Miami on January 6, 2024. read more
Stephen Collinson, CNN: They're trying to save democracy by walking out on it. Texas state lawmakers, enacting an intricately plotted escape, left their posts and the Lone Star state itself and took flight to Washington on Monday on an extraordinary mission to halt Republican restrictive voting bills built on former President Donald Trump's fraud lies. read more