Chemical Weapons Inspectors Collect Samples in Syria in Wake of Gas Attack

(BEIRUT) — Chemical weapons inspectors collected samples from Syria’s Douma on Saturday, two weeks after a suspected gas attack there followed by retaliatory strikes by Western powers on the Syrian government’s chemical facilities. The site visit, confirmed by the Organization of the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, would allow the agency to proceed with an independent(…)

Trump pushes ‘America First’ in Davos in wake of report he tried to fire Mueller – CNN

CNN Trump pushes 'America First' in Davos in wake of report he tried to fire MuellerCNNDavos, Switzerland (CNN) President Donald Trump on Friday pushed his "America First" message abroad as news broke at home that he had tried to fire the special counsel investigating him. Trump did not address the bombshell report that he had(…)

In wake of Fujimori pardon, divided Peru debates meaning of reconciliation

Former President Fujimori received a Christmas Eve pardon on his 25-year sentence for human rights abuses. The government calls it the first step in reconciliation for a still deeply divided country. Protestors took to the streets this week, saying reconciliation looks different to them.  Christian Science Monitor | All Stories

The Editor of the Paris Review Has Resigned in the Wake of Sexual Harassment Allegations

(NEW YORK) — The editor of the Paris Review has resigned amid allegations of sexual harassment. Magazine board president Terry McDonell told the Associated Press that Lorin Stein submitted his resignation on Wednesday. The Paris Review, one of the world’s most prestigious literary journals, was founded in 1953 and edited by George Plimpton for 50(…)

Rob Kardashian: Family Fears Relapse, Suicide Attempt in Wake of Blac Chyna Scandal

In case you somehow haven’t heard, Rob Kardashian went off the rails in frightening fashion on social media yesterday. Rob attacked Blac Chyna on Instagram, accusing her of cheating on him and being addicted to various hard drugs. When Rob began posting nude photos of Chyna, seemingly as an act of revenge inspired by her(…)

How to Wake Up To Your Creativity

The following story is excerpted from TIME’s special edition, The Science of Sleep, which is available at Amazon. Sleep is, as ancient maps once labeled uncharted territories, where the dragons be. To go to sleep is to enter a world entirely like our own and entirely unlike it, too. You can board a plane that’s(…)

Louis Tomlinson Receives Support, Condolences in Wake of Mother’s Death

Tragedy has struck Louis Tomlinson and his family. As previously reported on The Hollywood Gossip, Tomlinson’s mother, Johannah Deakin, died on Wednesday after a battle with Leukemia. She was only 42 years old at the time of her passing. Following two days of private mourning, Tomlinson’s family released a statement that confirmed this horrible news. It reads(…)