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Tom Cruise's new movie “Top Gun: Maverick” is now the biggest in Memorial Day weekend history
The highly anticipated sequel brought in $156 million at the domestic box office as of Monday morning, and $252.7 million worldwide. The film debuted 28% above Cruise's last big hit.
"Top Gun: Maverick" was released on more than 25,000 screens globally, making it Paramount's widest release in its history, per Paramount.
The film debuted 28% above Cruise's last big hit, "Mission: Impossible — Fallout" in 2018.
The movie was originally scheduled to be released in 2020, but was pushed back two years due to the pandemic.
The film has ousted Disney's "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End," which brought in $153 million in its 2007 release, as the top-performing Memorial Day opener of all time.
58% of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck after inflation spike - including 30% of those earning $250,000 or more
As the prices for goods keep climbing, even wealthier Americans are feeling financially strained.
German unemployment rises in June as Ukrainian refugees look for work
German unemployment rose in June, Labour Office figures showed on Thursday, as Ukrainian refugees are registering with the office in search of work.
US newspapers continuing to die at rate of 2 each week
Despite a growing recognition of what theoretically count as a problem, the United States continues to see newspapers die at the rate of two per week, according to a report issu...
It's alive! How belief in AI sentience is becoming a problem
AI chatbot company Replika, which offers customers bespoke avatars that talk and listen to them, says it receives a handful of messages almost every day from users who believe t...
NATO launches biggest military buildup since end of Cold War
The US on Wednesday pledged more troops, warplanes and warships for Europe as NATO launched its biggest military expansion since the Cold War in response to Russia’s invasion of...
N.Korea may be behind new $100 mln cryptocurrency hack, experts say
North Korean hackers are most likely behind an attack last week that stole as much as $100 million in cryptocurrency from a U.S. company, three digital investigative firms have ...
UK doctors call for free abortions for Americans unable to access them
British Medical Association votes to lobby UK government on the issue after an emergency debate on the overturning of Roe v Wade.
At finish line, U.S. Supreme Court readies climate, immigration rulings
The U.S. Supreme Court is set on Thursday to issue its final two rulings of its current term, one on federal agency power to tackle climate change and the other on President Joe...
He made enough: Bags of cash for Prince Charles's charities won't be repeated
Prince Charles would not now accept large sums of cash handed over to him for his charities, a senior royal source said, after a newspaper reported an ex-Qatari prime minister h...
Savings and algorithms: UK supermarkets battle cost of living crisis
Facing the toughest economic conditions in decades, Britain's supermarkets are cutting product ranges, searching for cost savings and patrolling each other's stores to check pri...
Russia may buy 'friendly' countries' currencies to weaken rouble -Siluanov
Russia may start buying the currencies of "friendly" countries and use those holdings to try to influence the exchange rate of the dollar and euro, as a means of countering shar...
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