Pop singer Chappell Roan says she turned down White House Pride performance

Pop singer Chappell Roan told a crowd of 150,000 on Sunday that she turned down an invitation to perform at the White House’s Pride festivities, during a set where she spoke about trans rights, women’s rights and freedom for “oppressed people in occupied territories.” Near the end of her set at New York City’s Governors … Read more

Colorado clinic provides leg to Gazan teen injured in Israel-Hamas war

Ahed Bseiso took a step forward. And then another. Her hands held the walker and her eyes were trained downward, watching her left foot advance — and then her new right foot, which followed in a careful, slightly stilted rhythm. She’d learned a short time earlier how to navigate the prosthetic leg, needing only a … Read more

Still don’t know what to watch at Hot Docs? Here’s a last-minute guide, whether you’re in Toronto or not

Late to look up what’s hot at Hot Docs this year? Or are you unable to attend the Ontario festival that cut out its popular at-home streaming option?  Have no fear. CBC News has compiled some of the the best documentaries at the festival that are most worth your time. That includes some films that, as of … Read more

20 Days in Mariupol win cut from Oscars international broadcast

The shortened version of the international broadcast of the 96th Oscars faced harsh criticism in Ukraine for omitting the segment announcing the documentary feature award, which went to Mstyslav Chernov’s 20 Days in Mariupol. The documentary, a collaboration between The Associated Press and PBS’s Frontline, is a harrowing first-person account set in the Ukrainian port city during … Read more

Pakistan says Iran violated airspace, killing two children

Pakistan said neighbouring Iran has violated its airspace resulting in the death of two children, hours after Iranian state media said missiles targeted two bases of militant group Jaish al Adl on Tuesday. Islamabad warned that the incident could have “serious consequences” and was “completely unacceptable” in a statement released by Pakistan’s foreign office … Read more