These are the best smart speakers of 2022 according to Consumer Reports

NBC News 12:06 12.04

Models from Amazon, Apple, Google, and Sonos deliver sound quality, value, and in one case, a convenient screen


Anohni Reteams With Hercules & Love Affair for New Song 'Poisonous Storytelling'

Rolling Stone 18:02 06.04

Singer and dance music project reunite for first time since 2008 for latest In Amber single


Sono Sion, Japanese Film Director, Accused of Sexual Harassment

Rolling Stone 09:02 05.04

Sono Sion, the self-proclaimed maverick Japanese film director known for raunchy indie movies including “Love Exposure” and “Antiporno,” has been accused of sexual harassmen…


New & Notable from Dyson, Williams Sonoma and Hims & Hers

NBC News 00:07 01.04

Also: Dyson announces the Dyson Zone, the brand’s first air purifying headphones.


Will Smith apologizes to Chris Rock, Academy and viewers for onstage slap

The Guardian 06:11 29.03

Actor says attacking the comedian was ‘out of line’ and calls violence of all kinds ‘poisonous and destructive’


Will Smith Apologizes to Chris Rock for Oscars Slap: ‘I Was Out of Line and I Was Wrong’

Rolling Stone 03:02 29.03

Will Smith has issued an apology after slapping Chris Rock on the Oscars stage Sunday night. “Violence in all of its forms is poisonous and destructive. My behavior at last night’s Acad…


Demand for This Toad’s Psychedelic Venom Is Booming. Some Warn That’s Bad for the Toad.

NyTimes 15:07 20.03

In a sign of unintended consequences of the psychedelic resurgence, scientists say that the Sonoran desert toad is at risk of population collapse.


Elementary students spread positivity through viral hotline

NBC News 09:07 17.03

A group of Sonoma County elementary school students shares some positive messages through their viral help hotline. NBC News’ Vicky Nguyen explains how the students aim to give their unique support through tough times. 


Cannibalistic Toads Reveal ‘Evolution in Fast Motion,’ Study Finds

NyTimes 12:08 16.03

The toxin that makes cane toads so poisonous is causing them to eat their young, but only in Australia, where they became an out-of-control pest.


Texas oilfield company, executive indicted in gas deaths of employee and his wife

NBC News 15:10 09.03

Natalee Dean went to check on Jacob Dean when he didn't return from the Aghorn pump house in Odessa. Both were overcome by hydrogen sulfide, a poisonous gas, officials said.


South Korea’s poisonous gender politics a test for next president

The Guardian 06:11 07.03

As election campaign enters final stages, the two leading candidates have been accused of pandering to sexism to win the votes of aggrieved young men