Here’s everything coming to Netflix in August 2022 — and what’s leaving

“Stranger Things” kicked off the summer with a bang, and Netflix is ​​looking to end the season with another blockbuster fan-favorite. “The Sandman” (Aug. 5), based on Neil Gaiman’s iconic comic series, stars Tom Sturridge as Dream, aka Morpheus, aka The Sandman, a cosmic being who controls all dreams who must travel time and space … Read more

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Sesame Place: Mom believes character was intentionally racist towards two 6-year old Black girls

CNN — The mother who posted a video showing a costumed character appearing to ignore two Black children during a parade at Sesame Place in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, says the theme park’s explanation of the incident as a “misunderstanding” is not enough. Jodi Brown and her attorney told CNN on Tuesday that the Sesame Place … Read more

GM’s Mary Barra talks about the future of electric vehicles

NEW YORK (AP) — The economy is a bit wobbly, but General Motors CEO Mary Barra isn’t backing off of an audacious prediction: By the middle of this decade, her company will sell more electric vehicles in the US than Tesla, the global sales leader. To fulfill that pledge in as little as 2 1/2 … Read more

GM’s Mary Barra talks about the future of electric vehicles

NEW YORK (AP) — The economy is a bit wobbly, but General Motors CEO Mary Barra isn’t backing off of an audacious prediction: By the middle of this decade, her company will sell more electric vehicles in the US than Tesla, the global sales leader. To fulfill that pledge in as little as 2 1/2 … Read more

Russia’s information war expands through Eastern Europe

WASHINGTON (AP) — As bullets and bombs fall in UkraineRussia is waging an expanding information war throughout Eastern Europe, using fake accounts and propaganda to spread fears about refugees and rising fuel prices while calling the West an untrustworthy ally. In Bulgaria, the Kremlin paid journalists, political analysts and other influential citizens 2,000 euros a … Read more

In Ukraine war, a race to acquire smarter, deadlier drones

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Drone camera footage defines much of the public’s view of the war in Ukraine: grenades quietly dropped on unwitting soldiers, eerie flights over silent, bombed-out cities, armor and outposts exploding in fireballs. Never in the history of warfare have drones been used as intensively as in Ukraine, where they often play … Read more

Biden delivers tough talk on Iran as he opens Mideast visit

JERUSALEM (AP) – President Joe Biden on Wednesday opened his first visit to the Mideast since taking office by offering anxious Israeli leaders strong reassurances of his determination to stop Iran’s growing nuclear program, saying he’d be willing to use force as a “last resort.” The president’s comments came in an interview with Israel’s Channel … Read more

‘Stranger Things’ split season’s success may have saved Netflix, so expect to see it a lot more

Could a split season make Netflix Inc. whole? Stranger things have happened. A change in programming for one of Netflix’s NFLX, + 2.83% most popular shows, “Stranger Things,” may have saved the reeling streaming giant from an expected decline in subscribers by forcing them to stick around for the second half of the season. The … Read more

After two pandemic years, a summer travel bounce – and chaos

JERUSALEM (AP) – At a tourism conference in Phuket last month, Thailand’s prime minister looked out at attendees and posed a question with a predictable answer. “Are you ready?” Prayuth Chan-ocha asked, dramatically removing his mask and launching what’s hoping to be the country’s economic reset after more than two years of coronavirus-driven restrictions. When … Read more

After two pandemic years, a summer travel bounce – and chaos

JERUSALEM – At a tourism conference in Phuket last month, Thailand’s prime minister looked out at attendees and posed a question with a predictable answer. “Are you ready?” Prayuth Chan-ocha asked, dramatically removing his mask and launching what’s hoping to be the country’s economic reset after more than two years of coronavirus-driven restrictions. When the … Read more