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Why 'Love Actually' is wrong and Cardi B is right

Romantic Christmas movies have a lot to answer for. They inhabit a world in which a character played by actress and singer Martine McCutcheon is incessantly described derogatorily -- and inaccurately -- as fat ("Love Actually"), schoolboys are advised to hunt girls they fancy through airports, breaking the law in ... Read More ...
Posted on: 12/18/18

These celebrity dance creators think 'Fortnite' should pay them for their moves

They say to dance like no one's watching. But what if millions are watching an avatar of you dance and someone else is making billions from it without your permission' Read More ...
Posted on: 12/18/18

I'm a chef and a mom -- and I've been on food stamps

I'm a professionally trained chef. I've published a book, been profiled in several newspapers and even appeared briefly on a Bravo cooking competition show. Until a few years ago, I even co-owned a restaurant in St. Louis. Read More ...
Posted on: 12/18/18

D.C. council approves legalized sports gambling

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Posted on: 12/18/18

8 states are on track to have rainiest year ever

For many in the eastern half of the United States, rain boots, rain jackets and umbrellas have been in regular wardrobe rotation this year. Read More ...
Posted on: 12/18/18

Court orders company to comply with special counsel subpoena in mystery grand jury appeal

Four days after attorneys secretly argued over a grand jury subpoena suspected to be related to special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian influence in the 2016 election, a federal appeals court is forcing an unnamed company to comply with the subpoena. Read More ...
Posted on: 12/18/18

Sarah Sanders defends Trump's Flynn tweet

When reporters asked about President Donald Trump's tweet wishing Michael Flynn "good luck" in court, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders claimed that Flynn's lies had nothing to do with the President. Read More ...
Posted on: 12/18/18

8 states are on track to have their rainiest year ever

For many in the eastern half of the United States, rain boots, rain jackets and umbrellas have been in regular wardrobe rotation this year. Read More ...
Posted on: 12/18/18

Opinion: I'm a chef, an author and a mom -- and I've been on food stamps

I'm a professionally trained chef. I've published a book, been profiled in several newspapers and even appeared briefly on a Bravo cooking competition show. Until a few years ago, I even co-owned a restaurant in St. Louis. Read More ...
Posted on: 12/18/18

See Marshall's life in photos

With the 1988 comedy "Big," Penny Marshall became the first woman in history to direct a movie that grossed more than $100 million. Read More ...
Posted on: 12/18/18

Actress and director Penny Marshall dies at 75

Her role as Laverne DeFazio catapulted her to fame. She went on to direct beloved films like 'A League of Their Own' and 'The Preacher's Wife.' Marshall was the first woman to direct a movie that grossed more than $100 million with 1988's 'Big.' Read More ...
Posted on: 12/18/18

Huge merger of Sprint and T-Mobile is moving closer

The multibillion-dollar merger of Sprint and T-Mobile is moving closer. Read More ...
Posted on: 12/18/18

Asos stock crashes 40% as European retail chill hits spending online

Asos is having a nightmare holiday season. Read More ...
Posted on: 12/18/18

The Russell 2000 plunges into a bear market

Small American stocks have tumbled into a big hole, reflecting mounting slowdown fears on Wall Street. Read More ...
Posted on: 12/18/18

Infections in kids tied to subsequent mental illness risk in new study

Serious infections during childhood have been tied to a subsequent increased risk of mental disorders in a new study. Read More ...
Posted on: 12/18/18

Sedative addiction and anxiety on the rise among children, reports show

An apparent rise in anxiety among British children has prompted concern from mental health experts, as two reports reveal an alarming surge in medication addiction and the number of young people seeking counseling for the disorder. Read More ...
Posted on: 12/18/18

Eczema patients at 36% higher risk of suicide attempts, study says

Eczema is a common skin condition that can pack a profound psychological punch: People with eczema are more likely to have suicidal thoughts and suicide attempts than others without the condition, according to new research published Wednesday in the journal JAMA Dermatology. Read More ...
Posted on: 12/18/18

Opinion: What we should learn from Pete Davidson's Instagram post

On Saturday, "Saturday Night Live" cast member Pete Davidson posted a message to his Instagram account suggesting he was suicidal. "I really don't want to be on this earth anymore," he wrote. The troubling message prompted a "wellness check" from the New York Police Department, who met with Davidson in ... Read More ...
Posted on: 12/18/18

Mom wins visa fight to see her dying toddler

The US State Department granted a Yemeni mother, whose 2-year-old son is on life support in an Oakland hospital, a waiver Tuesday to travel to the United States, according to officials with the Council on American-Islamic Relations. Read More ...
Posted on: 12/18/18

Ex-NASA engineer creates glitter bomb trap for package thieves

Revenge is sweet. But Mark Rober's glitter bomb trap for package thieves proves it can be a bit messy, too. Read More ...
Posted on: 12/18/18



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