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Nancy Wilson, Grammy winning Jazz Singer, Dies At 81

Nancy Wilson, Grammy winning Jazz Singer, Dies At 81

MUSIC | By Andrew Dalton and Hillel Italie | Dec 15
Nancy Wilson, the Grammy-winning "song stylist" and torch singer whose polished pop-jazz vocals made her a platinum artist and top concert performer, has died.

Disney Actor Stoney Westmoreland Fired After Arrest

Disney Actor Stoney Westmoreland Fired After Arrest

CRIME | Dec 15
Disney Channel actor Stoney Westmoreland has been fired after he was arrested in Salt Lake City for allegedly attempting to have a sexual relationship with an online acquaintance he believed was 13.

Indiana Governor Says Passing Hate Crime Law 'Long Overdue'

Indiana Governor Says Passing Hate Crime Law 'Long Overdue'

NATIONAL | By Brian Slodysko and Tom Davies | Dec 15
Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb has called for Indiana to join the 45 states that have hate crime laws.

Brazil's Gay Couples Exchange Vows in Collective Ceremony

Brazil's Gay Couples Exchange Vows in Collective Ceremony

INTERNATIONAL | Dec 15
About forty gay couples have gotten married in downtown Sao Paulo, tying the knot partly out of fear that the new administration of President-elect Jair Bolsonaro could restrict same sex marriage.

Baylor Ties Pervade Rape Case That Sparked Uproar

Baylor Ties Pervade Rape Case That Sparked Uproar

CRIME | By Ryan Tarinelli | Dec 15
The Texas judge who approved a plea deal allowing a former Baylor University student accused of rape to avoid jail time holds three degrees from Baylor.

Artificial Intelligence's Rise Exposes Gaping Gender Gap

Artificial Intelligence's Rise Exposes Gaping Gender Gap

SCIENCE | By Matt O'Brien | Dec 15
The challenges of making the technology industry a more welcoming place for women are numerous, especially in the booming field of artificial intelligence.

Scary Warming at Poles Showing Up at Weird Times, Places

Scary Warming at Poles Showing Up at Weird Times, Places

SCIENCE | By Seth Borenstein | Dec 15
Scientists are seeing surprising melting in Earth's polar regions at times they don't expect, like winter, and in places they don't expect, like eastern Antarctica.

2018 Breakthrough: Hannah Gadsby May Change Stand-Up Game

2018 Breakthrough: Hannah Gadsby May Change Stand-Up Game

CELEBRITIES | By Mike Cidoni Lennox | Dec 15
Hannah Gadsby says she knows it's meant as a compliment to be chosen as one of the year's Breakthrough Entertainers by The Associated Press.

Bug May Have Exposed Photos from 7M Facebook Users

Bug May Have Exposed Photos from 7M Facebook Users

NATIONAL | By Barbara Ortutay and Michael Liedtke | Dec 15
Facebook's privacy controls have broken down yet again, this time through a software flaw affecting nearly 7 million users who had photos exposed to a much wider audience than intended.

Apple Upstages Amazon in Selecting New Tech Hub Locations

Apple Upstages Amazon in Selecting New Tech Hub Locations

CORPORATE | By Michael Liedtke and Matt O'Brien and Will Weissert | Dec 15
Amazon and Apple are running out of room in their West Coast hometowns and establishing a major foothold in a handful of U.S. cities already known as second-tier technology hubs.

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