Business & Finance

Take-Two Interactive to Lay off 5% of Workforce

Take-Two Interactive Software the publisher behind franchises like Grand Theft Auto (GTA) and NBA 2K has unveiled a restructuring plan by laying off 5% of its workforce.

Movies & Entertainment

Tram Collision at Universal Studios Hollywood Injured 15

A tram accident at Universal Studios Hollywood on Saturday night resulted in 15 riders sustaining minor injuries. The Los Angeles County Fire Department responded to the theme park shortly after 9 p.m. PT.

Politics

India Becomes Second Largest Source of New US Citizens

India has secured its position as the second-largest source country for new citizens in the United States. According to a report released by the Congressional Research Service (CRS), a 65,960 individuals of Indian origin were naturalized as US citizens in the year 2022.

Nature

China Floods: Threatening Tens of Thousands of Life

Flooding in China will displaces tens of thousands and threatening the lives and livelihoods of millions. The province of Guangdong, known for its dense population faces challenges as rivers breach their banks and entire communities are submerged under water.

Science & Space

Scientists Discover Cause of Brightest Ever Gamma-ray Burst

The cosmic phenomenon known as the BOAT, or Brightest Of All Time, has excited astronomers and astrophysicists since its discovery in 2022. A recent breakthrough, led by a team of scientists utilizing the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), shows its cause of brightest ever Gamma-ray Burst.

History

3,400-Year-Old Stolen Statue of King Ramses II Returns to Egypt

Egypt has welcomed back a 3,400-year-old statue portraying King Ramses II. The statue long lost to the annals of time after being stolen and smuggled out of the country over three decades ago, now finds its rightful place within the hallowed halls of the Egyptian Museum in Cairo.

Health & Fitness

Russian Food Influencer Maxim Lyutyi Jailed for Starving Newborn Son to Death

A Russian influencer, Maxim Lyutyi, has been sentenced to eight years in prison for the death of his one-month-old son, Kosmos. Lyutyi known for extreme dietary beliefs and extreme parenting methods faced the court’s judgment for the intentional infliction of serious bodily harm on his infant son.

Sports

Peres Jepchirchir Breaks Women’s Only World Record in London Marathon 2024

Peres Jepchirchir of Kenya made her way to a historic victory in the women’s elite race at the 2024 London Marathon, breaking the women’s-only world record in the process. Alexander Mutiso Munyao also from Kenya surged to victory in the men’s event.