Leslie Jones bombarded with racist tweets after Ghostbusters opens

The comedian found herself singled out for a particularly egregious campaign of racially charged slurs, many of which she retweeted from her account Comedian Leslie Jones, who stars in the new Ghostbusters movie, has become the latest victim in Twitter’s struggle to control abusive speech on its platform. A 2014 study by the think tank Demos focusing…

The largest generation in history at risk of HIV

We haven’t turned the corner on AIDS, writes By Bill Gates… Next week I’ll be traveling to Durban, South Africa, to attend the International AIDS Conference. It’s an important opportunity for members of the AIDS community to discuss our ongoing efforts to fight the disease. I’ll be there to listen and learn. But I’ll also be…

Box Office: ‘Ghostbusters’ debuts to 46 million dollars

Paul Feig’s “Ghostbusters” movie reboot has triggered intense debate over its decision to refashion the proton pack-wielding paranormal investigators as an all-female team. For some, the movie had been a feminist rallying cry; for others, a pop culture desecration. It had also provided ample opportunity for internet trolls to engage in some misogyny. After all…