Polanski film premieres in Venice as scandal rages

Polanski film premieres in Venice as scandal rages

Roman Polanski’s new film premieres in Venice Friday after the defiant director lashed out at critics and as fury over his inclusion in the festival cast a shadow over the star-studdedcelebration of cinema. Polanski’s “An Officer and a Spy”, a...
Brazil’s burning ban takes effect as Amazon fires rage

Brazil’s burning ban takes effect as Amazon fires rage

A 60-day ban on burning in Brazil took effect Thursday after a global outcry over fires raging in the Amazon and data showing hundreds of new blazes in the rainforest. The decree issued by President Jair Bolsonaro comes after escalating international pressure over the...