Actor Aasif Mandvi and fellow comedians and commentators met at the 92nd Street Y in New York City to discuss American identity, kicking off a week of UnConvention events on issues important to millennials.
Everyone is buzzing about the Oscar nominations, which were released Thursday morning. But where do you start? If you care about global issues, here are a few suggestions.
Priceline offers to let you name your own price for your hotel, but it's not quite literal. A group of Paris hotels are letting you stay at their hotel and pay as much as you want when you check out. Meanwhile, the death toll continues to mount in Gaza, and protests are mounting around the world. Plus autocorrect — it's much more complex than you might think. That and more in today's Global Scan.
Comedian Hari Kondabolu riffs on racism, anti-immigrant sentiments and the woes of being a person of color in the US on his first comedy album "Waiting for 2042." Yes, that's the year the US will be a majority-minority nation, according to the Census.