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Washington DC hit by torrential rain, flooding

Jul 09, 2019 - 5:18 PM

Footage from local TV stations and posted on social media shows vehicles submerged on roads near major landmarks like the Washington Monument, with some motorists standing on the roofs of their cars as floodwaters rise

FLOODING. A park bench sits under water in East Potomac Park in Washington, DC on July 8, 2019, after a storm caused flooding. Photo by Jim Watson/AFP

'Shazam!' blasts newcomers to top box office again

Apr 16, 2019 - 9:33 AM

'Shazam!' remains powerful at the box office, gaining top spot again on its second weekend with $24.5 million

DC's 'Shazam!' already powering up for sequel

Apr 09, 2019 - 3:13 PM

A 'Shazam! 2'? Just say the word!

Just say 'Shazam!' and the movie fans start lining up

Apr 08, 2019 - 3:00 PM

'Shazam!' shows that North American movie fans can enjoy a lighter spin on the usual dark superhero tale

‘Shazam!’ review: Giddily fun flick

Apr 08, 2019 - 1:33 PM

'Shazam!' doesn’t need to stretch too far to be meaningful

DC Comics cancels plans for series with Jesus alongside superheroes

Feb 20, 2019 - 6:57 PM

DC Comics drops its 'Second Coming' series, which imagines Jesus teaming up with superheroes, due to a campaign calling it 'blasphemous'

It's official: ‘Aquaman 2’ is happening

Feb 13, 2019 - 3:07 PM

(UPDATED) King of Atlantis, we can't wait to sea you again in 2022!

'Aquaman' spinoff sequel 'The Trench' swimming our way

Feb 09, 2019 - 1:32 PM

Are you ready to dive into treacherous Trench waters?

‘The Batman’ movie and ‘Suicide Squad’ reboot coming in 2021

Feb 01, 2019 - 6:48 PM

'The Batman' moves forward without Ben Affleck, while the new 'Suicide Squad' will have 'Guardians of the Galaxy' director James Gunn at its helm

WATCH: Soccer star Wayne Rooney arrested for public intoxication

Jan 07, 2019 - 12:44 PM

The former Manchester United star has paid the fine for the misdemeanor stemming from a Washington airport incident

MISCONDUCT. Wayne Rooney’s club team DC United says it will handle the incident internally. Photo by Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP

'Aquaman' stays afloat atop North American box office

Dec 31, 2018 - 10:21 AM

The DC film starring Jason Momoa continues to make huge waves in US theaters

IN PHOTOS: 'Aquaman' stars Jason Momoa, Amber Heard in Manila

Dec 11, 2018 - 12:26 PM

'Aquaman' cast Jason Momoa and Amber Heard, along with director James Wan, are officially on Philippine shores!

Maria Ressa receives journalism award, appeals to tech giants, government officials

Nov 09, 2018 - 1:17 PM

'Consider making the same tough business decisions our little company made to protect the public sphere and to ensure democracy survives,' Rappler CEO and Executive Editor Maria Ressa says after accepting the Knight International Journalism Award in Washington, DC

Maria Ressa receives the 2018 Knight International Journalism Award in Washington, DC. Screenshots courtesy of ICFJ

Could 'Exorcist' steps in Washington soon be a historic landmark?

Nov 01, 2018 - 7:00 AM

A decision from the DC historic preservation board is expected on November 15

Is Henry Cavill out as Superman?

Sep 13, 2018 - 8:38 AM

His manager, however, denies the report

IS HE OUT? Talks for a Henry Cavill cameo in 'Shazam!' reportedly broke down. Image courtesy of Warner Bros.

Q&A with Pinoy animators of 'Teen Titans Go! To the Movies'

Aug 04, 2018 - 12:33 PM

The team from Snipple Animation talk about their experience working on the new film

SNIPPLE ANIMATION. The Manila-based team of animators talk about their work on 'Teen Titans GO! to the Movies.' Photo courtesy of Warner Bros

Revisiting ‘The Dark Knight Returns” three decades after

Jul 28, 2018 - 10:59 AM

Back in the 80s, the "dark and gritty" remake didn't just work, it was ground-breaking.

LOOK: First photos from 'Aquaman' are out

Jun 15, 2018 - 11:16 AM

Entertainment Weekly releases photos of the film, starring Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, and Nicole Kidman

Philippine embassy chef's sisig wins U.S. contest

May 26, 2018 - 12:00 PM

For Philippine Ambassador to the US Babe Romualdez, 'this shows that Philippine cuisine is certainly being recognized in the American mainstream'

WINNING CHEF. Philippine embassy chef Abie Sincioco Mateo (center) wins awards for her sisig at the Embassy Chef Challenge in Washington DC on May 17, 2018. Joining Mateo are renowned Filipino chef and restaurateur Jessie Sincioco (right) and Ivan Gonzales (left), who concocted the 'black and gold' beer cocktail. All photos courtesy of Philippine embassy

Wayne Rooney to meet DC United bosses to discuss MLS move

May 23, 2018 - 8:37 PM

The Everton striker reportedly agrees to a US $17 million deal with Major League Soccer club DC United

PROSPECT. DC United coach Ben Olsen confirms that the club is interested in bringing Wayne Rooney to America. Photo by AFP

Steven Spielberg takes on DC Comics' 'Blackhawk'

Apr 18, 2018 - 11:55 AM

It's the first DC film for the veteran director

BLACKHAWK. The story focuses on a squadron of World War II ace pilots. Photo from Twitter.com/DCComics

Man fatally shoots himself in front of White House

Mar 04, 2018 - 8:31 AM

During the shooting, President Donald Trump and first lady Melania were at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida

The world of The Dreaming returns in new 'Sandman Universe' series

Mar 02, 2018 - 7:18 PM

‘The Sandman' writer Neil Gaiman will oversee the project

SANDMAN UNIVERSE. The beloved fictional world is returning this year with a new series. Screengrab from Facebook.com/dccomics

LOOK: Wonder Woman takes on Darkseid in Manila

Jan 05, 2018 - 12:12 PM

Filipino artists put Manila in the spotlight in 'Wonder Woman' #37

Australians mourn loss of AC/DC's Malcolm Young

Nov 19, 2017 - 6:01 PM

Malcolm Young, who founded the rock group with his brother Angus in 1973, has died on November 18 after suffering from dementia for several years

RIP, MALCOLM. This file photo taken on March 22, 2000 shows Australian guitarist Malcolm Young of the hard rock group AC/DC inaugurating the first street in the world bearing their group's name in Leganes, 29 kms from Madrid. Alternative crop of photo by Christophe Simon/AFP

'Justice League': Ketika Superman jadi tumpuan

Nov 15, 2017 - 4:44 PM

'Justice League' tayang di Indonesia dua hari lebih cepat daripada di AS

'JUSTICE LEAGUE'. Film 'Justice League' mulai tayang 15 November di bioskop Indonesia. Foto dari Warner Bros. Pictures

Putin-Trump bilateral in Vietnam 'likely,' says Kremlin

Nov 08, 2017 - 10:21 PM

A Kremlin spokesman says 'Putin and Trump both have full programs and bilateral meetings, which have been arranged in advance and then there is the program of the summit itself'

MEETING. Russia's President Vladimir Putin gestures as he delivers a speech during a reception in Moscow on November 4, 2017, to maek Russian National Unity Day.  Photo by Alexander Nemenov/AFP

No Filipino hurt in violent Virginia protests – DFA

Aug 13, 2017 - 5:35 PM

The Philippine embassy in Washington DC calls on Filipinos in Charlottesville and neighboring areas to stay indoors and avoid large gatherings

VIOLENCE. A vehicle plowed into a crowd of people at a Virginia rally, where violence erupted between white nationalist demonstrators and counter-protesters, witnesses said, causing an unclear number of injuries. Photo by Paul J Richards/AFP

SAKSIKAN: Cuplikan terbaru film 'Justice League’

Jul 23, 2017 - 3:15 PM

Cuplikan ini pertama kali ditayangkan di San Diego Comic Convention SDCC 2017

BERSAMA. Anggota Justice League bersatu untuk menghentikan Steppenwolf menghancurkan bumi. Screenshot dari YouTube/Warner Bros. Pictures

Proyek kolaborasi DC Shoes bersama Darbotz, street artist dari Indonesia

Jul 14, 2017 - 9:19 AM

Hasil karya Darbotz seniman asli Indonesia akan dipasarkan secara global lewat kolaborasi bertajuk DC Shoes X Darbotz

KOLABORASI. Darbotz, seniman street art asal Indonesia berkesempatkan berkolaborasi dengan DC Shoes. Foto oleh Dzikra Fanada/Rappler

Lessons Wonder Woman taught us

Jun 22, 2017 - 2:22 PM

How the female superhero reinvigorated the superhero genre (plus a list of items that can help you tap your inner Wonder Woman)

Trump faces new lawsuit over business empire – report

Jun 12, 2017 - 2:22 PM

The suit to be unveiled June 12 centers on the so called emoluments clause which bans US officials from taking gifts or other benefits from foreign governments

CONTROVERSY MAGNET. This file photo taken on March 23, 2017 shows the sign on the Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC. Paul J Richards/AFP

Berita selebriti hari ini: Kamis, 8 Juni 2017

Jun 08, 2017 - 9:58 AM

Rangkuman berita seputar selebriti dan dunia hiburan yang tidak boleh Anda lewatkan

5 film ‘superhero’ DC terlaris

Jun 03, 2017 - 1:45 PM

‘The Dark Knight Rises’ merupakan film DC dengan pendapatan terbesar

Film Marvel lebih populer dari DC Comics

May 15, 2017 - 6:05 PM

Film film Marvel lebih banyak dibicarakan oleh para netizen dalam tiga bulan terakhir dibandingkan dengan film film DC Comics

SAKSIKAN: Trailer pertama 'Justice League'

Mar 26, 2017 - 4:10 PM

Lihat Batman Wonder Woman dan lainnya dalam trailer pertama Justice League

Protesters at U.S. airports: 'Refugees welcome here!'

Jan 29, 2017 - 1:03 PM

This is the land of the free a female protester says during their rally at a Washington DC airport to denounce US President Donald Trump s entry ban

US AIRPORT PROTEST. Hundreds of Americans troop to the Washington Dulles International Airport on January 28, 2017, to denounce the new refugee ban imposed by US President Donald Trump. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II/Rappler

Women's marches draw millions in resistance to Trump

Jan 21, 2017 - 10:42 PM

UPDATED Roused by fiery speeches the protesters send out a resounding message of resistance the day after the Republican hardliner took office with a vow to roll back the legacy of his predecessor Barack Obama

PROTEST. Demonstrators protest on the National Mall in Washington, DC, for the Women's March on January 21, 2017. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP

Pidato pelantikan Trump: Kepentingan warga Amerika akan selalu jadi yang utama

Jan 21, 2017 - 2:35 AM

“Mulai saat ini kebijakan pemerintah akan mengutamakan warga Amerika ” ujar Trump usai dilantik di Gedung Capitol Washington DC

Dilantik. Donald J. Trump dilantik sebagai Presiden ke-45 Amerika Serikat pada Jumat, 20 Januari waktu setempat. Foto oleh Rappler

Dukungan bagi aksi damai juga bergema dari Amerika Serikat

Dec 03, 2016 - 3:18 PM

Puluhan WNI yang bermukim di Amerika Serikat juga mendesak Pemerintah Indonesia segera menuntaskan kasus dugaan penistaan agama yang melibatkan Ahok

AKSI DAMAI. Puluhan WNI yang bermukim di Washington DC ikut melakukan salat berjemaah di Lincoln Memorial untuk mendukung gerakan aksi damai di Monas pada Kamis, 1 Desember waktu setempat. Foto: istimewa

Penunjukan Wonder Woman sebagai duta PBB menuai protes

Oct 22, 2016 - 6:05 PM

Keputusan untuk membuat pahlawan super dari DC Comics Wonder Woman sebagai duta kehormatan bagi pemberdayaan perempuan PBB menuai protes dari sebagian staf organisasi tersebut

DUTA PBB. Aktris Lynda Carter and Gal Gadot menghadiri upacara peresmian Wonder Woman sebagai duta PBB di New York, Jumat, 21 Oktober. Foto oleh Dimitrios Kambouris / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/AFP

Foto: JK Simmons sebagai Commissioner Gordon di 'Justice League'

Sep 18, 2016 - 8:10 PM

Sutradara Zack Snyder merilis foto tersebut dalam rangka perayaan Hari Batman Batman Day

Foto dari Twitter/@zacksnyder

Official Gazette, 9/11 anniversary, Samsung Note 7 ban | 12PM wRap

Sep 12, 2016 - 1:33 PM

Watch the 12PM wRap with Maria Ressa

United States marks 15th anniversary of 9/11

Sep 11, 2016 - 11:27 PM

UPDATED The United States marks the 15th anniversary of the 9 11 attacks with solemn services to commemorate the victims of the deadliest terror strikes on US soil which changed the world forever

A man photographs beams of light symbolizing the two World Trade Center towers the night before the 15th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in the United States on September 10, 2016 in New York, New York. Brendan Smialowski/AFP

Movie reviews: What critics are saying about 'Suicide Squad'

Aug 03, 2016 - 2:41 PM

Dead on arrival mind bogglingly stupid just bad – yikes Why are the critics not too pleased with this new film about the worst heroes ever?

Photo courtesy of Warner Bros Pictures

SAKSIKAN: Trailer dan poster 'Wonder Woman'

Jul 24, 2016 - 2:01 PM

Wonder Woman dijadwalkan tayang di bioskop pada 2 Juni 2017

'WONDER WOMAN.' Star Gal Gadot shares the first-ever poster of the upcoming movie. Screengrab from Instagram/gal_gadot

Berita hari ini: Senin, 27 Juni 2016

Jun 27, 2016 - 11:45 PM

Pantau terus laman ini untuk melihat perkembangan berita pilihan redaksi Rappler pada Senin 27 Juni 2016

Claude Tayag to represent PH at Embassy Chef Challenge

May 17, 2016 - 4:23 PM

Chef Tayag will showcase the unique flavors of Philippine cuisine at the high profile competition in Washington DC where he would be pitted against 18 other chefs from all over the world

Axl Rose makes AC/DC debut

May 08, 2016 - 8:28 AM

Guns N Roses frontman Axl Rose performs his first show with AC DC after stepping in for Brian Johnson

AXL ROSE FOR AC/DC. Axl Rose of Guns N' Roses performs with Australian rock band AC/DC in Lisbon, Portugal, May 7, on the first date of their 'Rock or Bust World Tour.' Rose performs as AC/DC lead singer after Brian Johnson retired from live concerts due to a hearing loss problem. Photo by Pedro Nunes/EPA

To experience Washington's ugly underbelly, ride the metro

May 04, 2016 - 11:58 AM

Money management and a design foible makes for easy mayhem at Washington DC s 40 year old Metrorail subway system

Commuters ride on the metro in Washington, DC on April 21, 2016. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP