Why–and When–Did the United States Turn Against Science?: Views from Neil DeGrasse, Bill Nye, Margaret Atwood & More

When did Americans lose the ability to think and act rationally? Or did they ever, on the whole, have such ability? These are the questions at the heart of the Big Think video above, a supercut of interview clips from public intellectuals — Neil DeGrasse, Michael Shermer,  Tyson, Kurt Andersen, Bill Nye, and Margaret Atwood … Read more

Letitia Wright Denies Spouting Anti-Vaccine Views On ‘Black Panther 2’ Set

Actor Letitia Wright, who was scolded by Marvel co-star Don Cheadle for sharing an anti-vaccine video last year, denied a new report that she spread anti-vaccine views on the set of “Black Panther 2.” Wright responded Wednesday to an article in The Hollywood Reporter quoting an anonymous source who said she “espoused similar views” to … Read more

Letitia Wright Speaks Out About Claim She Shared Anti-Vax Views on Set

Letitia Wright would like to set the record straight about her views on the coronavirus. On Wednesday, Oct. 12, the Black Panther actress addressed a recent report by The Hollywood Reporter, in which the magazine’s source alleged she “espoused [antagonistic] views about the COVID-19 vaccines on the Atlanta production” of the upcoming sequel. The report also stated, “The British actress quietly parted … Read more

Amid COVID crisis, Idaho health care workers grapple with burnout and misinformation: “I’m treating patients for their political views”

ICU director Dr. Meghan McInerny is normally the last person you want to meet at Idaho’s Saint Alphonsus hospital’s growing COVID ward.  “If you’re sick enough with COVID to meet me, your chances of dying are pretty high,”  McInerny told CBS News’ Jonathan Vigliotti.  She said that the hospital has had to convert day surgery … Read more

‘SNL’ Spoofs ‘The View’s Dramatic On-Air Host Removal Over Positive Covid Tests – Deadline

A week after The View co-hosts Sunny Hostin and Ana Navarro abruptly exited the stage on live TV just as Vice President Kamala Harris was waiting to come on, the incident was played out in the season premiere of NBC’s Saturday Night Live. The skit involved a fictional daytime panel talk show, The Talking, featuring … Read more

Sunny Hostin Addresses The View’s “Triggering” Episode

Sunny Hostin and Ana Navarro are in good health, but not necessarily in good spirits. On Monday, Sept. 27, The View co-hosts addressed Friday’s controversial episode in which Hostin and Navarro were told they tested positive for COVID-19. As a result, Hostin and Navarro were told to exit the studio, just moments before they, as well as Joy Behar and Sara Haines, … Read more

How TikTok’s “Tragic Formula” Prioritized Views Over Accuracy In The Gabby Petito Case

BuzzFeed Daily: The piece you wrote for BuzzFeed News is all about true crime fans, particularly the ones you’re describing now on TikTok. There are tons of internet sleuths who have been trying to help solve the case, but at the same time, there are some TikTokers who are maybe using the Gabby Petito case … Read more