‘Beyoncé is not a woman to be messed with’ – Lemonade review

Beyoncs imperious sixth album sees her turn her attention to her marriage, with witheringly powerful resultsDishearteningly billed as a conceptual project based on every womans journey of self knowledge and healing a description that makes it sound like something agonisingly earnest youd go out of your way to avoid at the Edinburgh Fringe Beyoncs sixth solo album touches on...

Comic book superheroes: the gods of modern mythology

From primary-coloured, straight guys to tarnished beings in a revisionist world, superheroes are our cultural barometerIts a classic comic book story. The villains are two brothers, grotesquely competitive, whose greed and ruthlessness have propelled them to world domination. They continue to try to kill each other, because half of everything isnt enough for either of them. Only one thing...

Senators push bill to protect Mueller

Washington (CNN)Support is gathering behind a bipartisan push to protect special counsel Robert Mueller from potentially being fired by President Donald Trump. Sen. Thom Tillis, a North Carolina Republican, and Sen. Chris Coons, a Delaware Democrat, plan to introduce a measure Thursday that would bar the President from directly firing any special counsel -- retroactive to Mueller's appointment in...

Review: Lady Gaga in Birmingham

Can the 15,000 adoring Lady Gaga fans who packed out the Birmingham Arena on Wednesday night be wrong? Can all the positive reviews that followed from well-informed critics be ill-judged? Is it possible that the Lady who gave us Perfect Illusion wasn't actually that good on the night?These are the questions that have been running...

Meet Janna Levin, the Chillest Astrophysicist Alive

The astrophysicist and author Janna Levin has two main offices: One at Barnard College of Columbia University, where she is a professor, and a studio space at Pioneer Works, a center for art and innovation in Brooklyn where Levin works alongside artists and musicians in an ever-expanding role as director of sciences. Beneath the rafters on the third floor...

‘We love refugees, but…’: Listen to the voicemails of Trump’s travel ban supporters

(CNN)They say they have no problem with refugees and they're not un-American. They just want to protect the US against terror attacks, and they think President Trump's travel ban is a good first step. "I do feel safer," said Dotty Rhea, 68, a retiree from Savannah, Tennessee. "Nobody's angry with them (immigrants), nobody hates them. We just need...