Ed Sheeran uploads bizarre video as a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle after Instagram break

Ed Sheeran uploads bizarre video as a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle after Instagram break

Ed Sheeran uploaded a bizarre video on Instagram on Wednesday as he made his social media return. The singer, 31, had told fans he had to take time away due to ‘turbulent things’ going on in his personal life and admitted his page had recently become a bit ‘boring’. In a bid to spruce up … Read more

2023 Grammy Award nominee Omar Apollo taught himself how to sing from YouTube : NPR

2023 Grammy Award nominee Omar Apollo taught himself how to sing from YouTube : NPR

Omar Apollo is committed to “starting from zero” in music, and in life. Grace Widyatmadja/NPR hide caption toggle caption Grace Widyatmadja/NPR Omar Apollo is committed to “starting from zero” in music, and in life. Grace Widyatmadja/NPR This is part of a series of features from All Things Considered on first-time Grammy nominees, ahead of the … Read more

Russia and Ukraine battle daily in the sky. So where are the pilots? : NPR

Russia and Ukraine battle daily in the sky.  So where are the pilots?  : NPR

A woman walks past graffiti depicting a Ukrainian soldier firing a missile, in Kyiv on Jan. 25. The Russians are fighting an intense air war, but it mostly involves missiles, drones and anti-aircraft systems. Traditional air strikes by piloted war planes have been relatively rare. SERGEI SUPINSKY/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption SERGEI … Read more

Jafar Panahi on Hunger Strike in Iran’s Evin Prison

Jafar Panahi on Hunger Strike in Iran’s Evin Prison

The “No Bears” filmmaker is going on strike to protest his continued incarceration in Iran’s Evin prison, even though Iranian courts have allegedly voided his sentence. Iranian “No Bears” filmmaker Jafar Panahi has announced a hunger strike to protest his continued incarceration in Iran’s Evin prison, even after the country’s courts voided his sentence last … Read more

Chad’s president meets with Netanyahu and Mossad chief ahead of embassy opening

Chad’s president meets with Netanyahu and Mossad chief ahead of embassy opening

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met Wednesday with Chad’s President Mahamat Idriss Deby Itno, who is visiting Israel to open the central African nation’s embassy to the Jewish state. “We see these relations as extremely important — with a great country at the heart of Africa,” Netanyahu said when the two met in Jerusalem. “These are … Read more