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2018 Breakthrough: Hannah Gadsby May Change Stand-Up Game

2018 Breakthrough: Hannah Gadsby May Change Stand-Up Game

ENTERTAINMENT | 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

NEWS | 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.

Ballot Security Was a Worry Long Before Disputed House Race

Ballot Security Was a Worry Long Before Disputed House Race

NEWS | By Michael Biesecker and Emery P. Dalesio | Dec 15
Six months ago, election officials in rural North Carolina's Bladen County resolved to tighten security at their headquarters and protect the ballots stored there.

Trump Pushes Congress for New Health Law after Court Ruling

Trump Pushes Congress for New Health Law after Court Ruling

NEWS | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Dec 15
After a federal judge ruled that the Obama-era health overhaul was "invalid," President Donald Trump is looking to congressional leaders to come up with a replacement.

Trump Says Interior Secretary Zinke Leaving Administration

Trump Says Interior Secretary Zinke Leaving Administration

NEWS | By Ellen Knickmeyer, Matthew Daly And Jonathan L | Dec 15
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, who is facing federal investigations into his travel, political activity and potential conflicts of interest, will leave the administration at year's end, President Donald Trump said Saturday.

2018 Breakthrough: Awkwafina of 'Crazy Rich Asians'

2018 Breakthrough: Awkwafina of 'Crazy Rich Asians'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Dec 15
Awkwafina became a household name this summer, stealing scenes from the likes of Cate Blanchett and Sandra Bullock in the heist movie "Ocean's 8" and then as a standout in the cultural phenomenon that was "Crazy Rich Asians."

For 76-Year-old Joe Biden, Age o Factor as He Mulls 2020 Run

For 76-Year-old Joe Biden, Age o Factor as He Mulls 2020 Run

NEWS | By Thomas Beaumont, Meg Kinnard and Bill Barrow | Dec 15
As he considers running for president, Joe Biden is talking with friends and longtime supporters about whether, at 76, he's too old to seek the White House, according to several sources who have spoken with the former Democratic vice president.

Slain US Student Texted Friend about Roommate's Threat

Slain US Student Texted Friend about Roommate's Threat

NEWS | By Amy Forliti and Mike Corder | Dec 15
An American psychology student who was fatally stabbed in her Netherlands apartment had texted a friend in the U.S. six days before her death, saying her roommate threatened to kill three people.

Beto O'Rourke Still Undecided As 2020 White House Buzz Grows

Beto O'Rourke Still Undecided As 2020 White House Buzz Grows

NEWS | By Will Weissert | Dec 15
When it comes to a 2020 presidential run, Beto O'Rourke is still playing hard to get — even as the buzz around him intensifies.

Budget Head Mulvaney Picked as Trump's Next Chief of Staff

Budget Head Mulvaney Picked as Trump's Next Chief of Staff

NEWS | By Jonathan Lemire, Jill Colvin and Catherine Lucey | Dec 15
President Donald Trump has picked budget director Mick Mulvaney to be his acting chief of staff, ending a chaotic search in which several top contenders took themselves out of the running for the job.


News

Death of 7-Year-old on Border Raises Questions

Death of 7-Year-old on Border Raises Questions

FAMILY | By Colleen Long and Elliot Spagat | Dec 15
Just 7 years old, Jakelin Amei Rosmery Caal Maquin was picked up by U.S. authorities with her father and other migrants this month in a remote stretch of New Mexico desert.


Entertainment

Nick Cannon Sees Irony in the Way Oscars Handled Kevin Hart

Nick Cannon Sees Irony in the Way Oscars Handled Kevin Hart

MOVIES | By Gary Gerard Hamilton | Dec 14
Nick Cannon isn't just defending his friend and fellow comedian Kevin Hart over the Oscars hosting controversy. He's also going after the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences itself.


Business

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.


Technology

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.


Finance

Secret Santa Pays of Laways at New Jersey Walmart

Secret Santa Pays of Laways at New Jersey Walmart

HOME | Dec 14
Christmas came early this year for some customers at a New Jersey Walmart. The Walmart Supercenter in Pohatcong Township says an anonymous "secret Santa" has paid off all remaining items on layaway.


Cars

Malaysia's Proton Launches 1st SUV with China's Geely

Malaysia's Proton Launches 1st SUV with China's Geely

AUTO NEWS | By Eileen Ng | Dec 13
Malaysian national car maker Proton launched its first SUV on Wednesday in a fresh effort to transform its stale brand and turn around its fortunes.


Style

2018's Most Searched Styles and Fashion Questions

2018's Most Searched Styles and Fashion Questions

FASHION | Dec 15
Trunk Club, a personal styling service for men and women, examined the most searched fashion styles in 2018 across all 50 states to see what styles and style questions people across the country are searching for.


Health/Fitness

7 Exercises That Can Improve Your Sex Life

7 Exercises That Can Improve Your Sex Life

FITNESS | Dec 15
There are many elements that go into a great sexual encounter. But when the moment comes to perform you want to know you have the strength and stamina to bring your A game and enjoy a strong finale.


Travel

7 Reasons Why Oklahoma City is Drawing a Rainbow Crowd

7 Reasons Why Oklahoma City is Drawing a Rainbow Crowd

By Matthew Wexler | Dec 15
A recent visit revealed a robust culinary and craft brewery scene, cultural and historical attractions, and an emerging LGBTQ community that's increasingly attracting regional and national attention.


Nightlife

Santa Speedo Run @ Sidetrack The Video Bar, Chicago :: December 8, 2018

Santa Speedo Run @ Sidetrack The Video Bar, Chicago :: December 8, 2018

PHOTO ALBUMS | Dec 11
The annual Santa Speedo Run at Sidetrack The Video Bar in Boystown raise record funds for Center on Halsted thanks to sponsors Miller Light, Lyft and Tito's Handmade Vodka. Hosts Debbie Fox & Dixie Lynn Cartwright kept the fun going with prizes and games.