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'Jojo Rabbit' Wins Toronto's Sought-After Audience Award

'Jojo Rabbit' Wins Toronto's Sought-After Audience Award

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Sep 15
Taika Waititi's Nazi Germany-set satire "Jojo Rabbit" won the People's Choice award Sunday at the Toronto International Film Festival, a prize that has historically been one of the most ironclad predicators of Academy Awards chances.

'It' is Tops Again; 'Hustlers' Full of Flash at Box Office

'It' is Tops Again; 'Hustlers' Full of Flash at Box Office

ENTERTAINMENT | By Andrew Dalton | Sep 15
It wasn't quite enough to take down Pennywise the clown, but Jennifer Lopez and the scheming strippers of "Hustlers" topped even the high expectations they brought to the weekend box office.

Dem Presidential Candidates Call for Kavanaugh's Impeachment

Dem Presidential Candidates Call for Kavanaugh's Impeachment

NEWS | Sep 15
At least three Democratic presidential candidates are calling for the impeachment of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh in the face of a new, uninvestigated, allegation of sexual impropriety when he was in college.

Serbian Police Intervene to Protect Gay Pride Parade

Serbian Police Intervene to Protect Gay Pride Parade

NEWS | By Dusan Stojanovic | Sep 15
Police in Serbia briefly clashed with far-right supporters who tried to prevent a gay pride parade attended by the country's openly gay prime minister on Sunday.

No Millennial Bump for Buttigieg, but Hints of Broad Appeal

No Millennial Bump for Buttigieg, but Hints of Broad Appeal

NEWS | By Thomas Beaumont | Sep 15
Pete Buttigieg would like to turn the fight for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination into a contest about generational change. But there's one looming problem: He has yet to win over his own.

Vaping Likely Has Dangers That Could Take Years For Scientists to Know About

Vaping Likely Has Dangers That Could Take Years For Scientists to Know About

Many people don't know what is contained in these vaping devices, what the reported health effects actually mean, and, most importantly, why all of this developed so quickly, considering that e-cigarettes have only been popular for fewer than 10 years.

Detectives: Transgender Woman Slain, Body Burned in Car

Detectives: Transgender Woman Slain, Body Burned in Car

NEWS | Sep 15
Florida sheriff's deputies are investigating the slaying of a transgender woman whose body was found in her burning car.

'Ghostbuster' Sequel to Focus on a Family of Original Film

'Ghostbuster' Sequel to Focus on a Family of Original Film

ENTERTAINMENT | By Ryan Pearson | Sep 14
The upcoming "Ghostbuster" sequel will focus on the descendants of the original ghost-catchers who rushed around New York City in proton packs and jumpsuits.

Women's Hall of Fame to Induct Justice Sotomayor, Jane Fonda

Women's Hall of Fame to Induct Justice Sotomayor, Jane Fonda

NEWS | By Carolyn Thompson | Sep 14
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, actress Jane Fonda and attorney Gloria Allred are among the latest inductees at the National Women's Hall of Fame.

Watch: Brad Pitt and Ellen Say They Share the Same Ex-Partner

Watch: Brad Pitt and Ellen Say They Share the Same Ex-Partner

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 14
Brad Pitt stopped by "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" this week to promote his new film "Ad Astra" but the two revealed they have something in common: They share an ex!


News

Don't Vote? The Trump Campaign Would Like a Word with You

Don't Vote? The Trump Campaign Would Like a Word with You

POLITICS | By Zeke Miller, Sara Burnett and Alan Fram | Sep 14
Less than 14 months before Election Day, the president's team is banking his reelection hopes on identifying and bringing to the polls hundreds of thousands of Trump supporters and people in closely contested states who didn't vote in 2016.


Business

The Fed and ECB Aim to Avoid Downturns But with Limited Ammo

The Fed and ECB Aim to Avoid Downturns But with Limited Ammo

FINANCE | By Christopher Rugaber | Sep 15
The Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank are struggling mightily to invigorate their economies at a time when growth is slowing, governments remain on the sidelines and the banks' usual stimulative tools appear less effective than in the past.


Technology

Facebook Expands New Tool Aiming to Shrink 'News Deserts'

Facebook Expands New Tool Aiming to Shrink 'News Deserts'

PERSONAL TECH | By Barbara Ortutay | Sep 13
Facebook is trying to coax "news deserts" into bloom with the second major expansion of a tool that exposes people to more local news and information. But the social network confesses that it still has a lot to learn.


Finance

Groupons for Medical Treatment? Welcome to Today's U.S. Healthcare

Groupons for Medical Treatment? Welcome to Today's U.S. Healthcare

HEALTH | By Lauren Weber | Sep 11
Emory University medical fellow Dr. Nicole Herbst was shocked when she saw three patients who came in with abnormal results from chest CT scans they had bought on Groupon.


Cars

Activists Block Main Entrance to Frankfurt Auto Show

Activists Block Main Entrance to Frankfurt Auto Show

AUTO NEWS | Sep 15
Activists blocked the main entrance to the Frankfurt Motor Show on Sunday in a protest against what they call the "climate and environment destroyers" produced by the auto industry.


Health/Fitness

Author J.K. Rowling Makes Huge Gift for MS Research

Author J.K. Rowling Makes Huge Gift for MS Research

BOOKS | Sep 13
Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has made a substantial donation for research into the treatment of multiple sclerosis at a center named after her late mother.


Travel

Discovering Palm Springs This Fall: Performances, Exhibitions, Dining, and Events

Discovering Palm Springs This Fall: Performances, Exhibitions, Dining, and Events

By Matthew Wexler | Sep 15
In addition to 360 days of sunshine per year, Palm Springs is also the epicenter for a long history of culture and architectural wonders. As the temperatures begin to temper this fall, there's no better time to explore Palm Springs' iconic offerings.


Nightlife

Snctm Debuts Infamous Masquerade Party at Art Basel Miami Beach in December

Snctm Debuts Infamous Masquerade Party at Art Basel Miami Beach in December

FINE ARTS | Sep 13
Snctm introduces its first-ever Masquerade party in Miami, expanding the members-only erotic brand's reach during premier art exhibit festival Art Basel Miami Beach, December 6th.