China launches satellite for exploration of dark side of the Moon

China launched a relay satellite early on Monday designed to establish a communication link between earth and a planned lunar probe that will explore the dark side of the moon, the official Xinhua news agency said. Citing the China National Space Administration, Xinhua said the satellite was launched at 5:28 a.m. (2128 GMT Sunday) on… Read More China launches satellite for exploration of dark side of the Moon

New York police launches investigation for sexual harassment allegations against celebrity chef Mario Batali

​Celebrity chef Mario Batali, who already faces sexual harassment accusations from four women, is under criminal investigation by the New York Police Department for sexual misconduct, police said on Monday, confirming a 60 Minutes television report. Batali vehemently denied the new allegations in a statement to CBS, which airs the program. An NYPD public information… Read More New York police launches investigation for sexual harassment allegations against celebrity chef Mario Batali

U.S. swears in Gina Haspel as first female CIA director

Acting CIA Director Gina Haspel was formally sworn in as the next director of the nation’s top spy agency at CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia on Monday. Haspel, to a loud crowd of applause, said that she was truly honored to have this opportunity to lead the best workforce in government. On Thursday, the Senate… Read More U.S. swears in Gina Haspel as first female CIA director