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Billy Porter makes history with Emmy win

Billy Porter makes history with Emmy win

“The category is love, y’all,” actor Billy Porter said while accepting his Emmy award for lead actor in a drama series. Porter, who was honored for his work in FX’s ground-breaking period drama “Pose,” made history Sunday night by becoming the first openly gay black man to win in this category, according to the Television…MORE

‘GOT’ wins final Emmy battle

‘GOT’ wins final Emmy battle

‘Game of Thrones’ has won its final Emmy battle. The HBO series picked up the best drama Emmy at Sunday’s ceremony, capping off its final season with a coveted achievement. (HBO, like CNN, is owned by WarnerMedia.) “We loved every minute we spent with you,” executive producer D.B. Weiss said to the cast on stage.…MORE

Thomas Cook collapses, leaving thousands of travelers stranded

Thomas Cook collapses, leaving thousands of travelers stranded

Capping a painful year, 178-year-old British tour operator Thomas Cook collapsed Sunday night, stranding hundreds of thousands of travelers. The company said in a statement that its board “concluded that it had no choice but to take steps to enter into compulsory liquidation with immediate effect.” “An application was made to the High Court for…MORE

Driver of Utah tour bus that crashed was on his first trip with company

Driver of Utah tour bus that crashed was on his first trip with company

The driver of the tour bus that crashed in Utah, killing four tourists, was on his first trip with the company, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. The driver had recently been hired and was on his first trip, NTSB investigator Pete Kotowski said during a press conference Sunday. The driver is back home…MORE

See who took home an Emmy Award

See who took home an Emmy Award

The 71st Primetime Emmy Awards were presented on Sunday. Below is a list of this year’s winners in major categories. Outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series Alan Arkin, “The Kominsky Method” Anthony Carrigan, “Barry” Tony Hale, “Veep” Stephen Root, “Barry” Tony Shalhoub, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” *WINNER Henry Winkler, “Barry” Outstanding supporting actress in…MORE

5 BIG 2020 stories of the week, ranked

5 BIG 2020 stories of the week, ranked

With 134 days until the Iowa caucuses and a record number of Democratic candidates, the 2020 election is already in full swing. Every Sunday, I will outline the 5 BIG storylines you need to know to understand the upcoming week on the campaign trail. And they’re ranked — so the No. 1 story is the most important of the…MORE