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Horror Master Wes Craven Dies at 76

Aug 30
Wes Craven, whose "Nightmare on Elm Street" and "Scream" movies made him one of the most recognizable names in the horror film genre, has died. He was 76.

Nicki Minaj Calls Out Miley Cyrus at MTV VMAs

By Mesfin Fekadu | Aug 30
Nicki Minaj called Miley Cyrus out at the MTV Video Music Awards after the 22-year-old said in an interview that the rapper was being a poor sport about not receiving a nomination for video of the year.

Miley Cyrus Shakes In Barely There Silver Straps At VMAs

By Leanne Italie | Aug 30
Miley Cyrus shook a long, rock goddess ponytail and strutted in barely there silver straps Sunday on the arrivals carpet at the MTV Video Music Awards, promising multiple costume changes as host.

Hikers Behaving Badly: Appalachian Trail Partying Raises Ire

By Alanna Durkin | Aug 30
When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated the solitude that only wilderness can bring - not a rolling, monthslong frat party.

'Compton' Tops Box Office For 3rd Week; 'War Room' Surprises

By Jake Coyle | Aug 30
The Christian drama "War Room" made a surprise bid for the box-office lead, Zac Efron's music drama "We Are Your Friends" fell completely flat and the N.W.A biopic "Straight Outta Compton" keeps chugging along.

'Awakenings' Author, Neurologist Oliver Sacks Dies At 82

By Malcolm Ritter | Aug 30
Oliver Sacks, 82, died Sunday at his home in New York City, his assistant, Kate Edgar, said. In February, he had announced that he was terminally ill with a rare eye cancer that had spread to his liver.

Professional Rugby Player Sam Stanley Comes Out

By EDGE | Aug 30
Sam Stanley became the first professional English rugby union player to come out, it was reported today in an interview in the Sunday Times.

Study: Tiny, Wireless Pacemaker Could Be Surgery-Free Option

By Maria Cheng | Aug 30
A tiny, wireless pacemaker could offer some heart patients a surgery-free alternative to the traditional devices, a new study says.

Poland's Mixed Feelings Over Memorial to Rescuers of Jews

By Vanessa Gera | Aug 30
Many scholars and ordinary Jews fear that a monument to Polish rescuers at Warsaw's key site of Jewish tragedy will bolster a false historical narrative.

At A Virtual Reality Expo, VR Comes in Many Forms

By Derrik J. Lang | Aug 30
At the third annual VRLA, a gathering of VR creators and enthusiasts in Southern California, the immersive technology transported more than 2,000 attendees to other countries, worlds and dimensions.

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