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'House Hunters' Host Suzanne Whang Dies at 57

'House Hunters' Host Suzanne Whang Dies at 57

NEWS | Sep 21
Suzanne Whang, whose smooth, calm voice provided the narration for HGTV's "House Hunters" for years, has died. She was 57.

One-Third of Americans Believe They Can Get an STD From a Toilet

One-Third of Americans Believe They Can Get an STD From a Toilet

A third of Americans incorrectly believe you can get a sexually-transmitted disease (STD) from a public toilet seat, according to new research.

Producer Brian Grazer Traces his Success in 'Face To Face'

Producer Brian Grazer Traces his Success in 'Face To Face'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mike Cidoni Lennox | Sep 21
Brian Grazer says that if weren't for Eminem making eye contact with him during a tense meeting a few years ago, the rap film "8 Mile" probably wouldn't exist.

Chris Sullivan of 'This is Us' Takes Risks on the Red Carpet

Chris Sullivan of 'This is Us' Takes Risks on the Red Carpet

STYLE | By Brooke Lefferts | Sep 21
Chris Sullivan may or may not win at this weekend's Emmy Awards, but it's a sure bet that when he strikes a pose on the red carpet, his unconventional attire will make a statement.

It's No Joke: Women Rule the Emmy Comedy Series Category

It's No Joke: Women Rule the Emmy Comedy Series Category

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lynn Elber | Sep 21
When the winner of the best comedy series Emmy Award is announced Sunday, odds are good that a woman will be giving the acceptance speech.

Hong Kong Protesters Burn Flag, Police Fire Pepper Spray

Hong Kong Protesters Burn Flag, Police Fire Pepper Spray

NEWS | Sep 21
Protesters in Hong Kong burned a Chinese flag and police fired pepper spray Saturday in renewed clashes over grievances by the anti-government demonstrators.

President Donald Trump Gets Heat for Urging Ukraine Probe

President Donald Trump Gets Heat for Urging Ukraine Probe

NEWS | By Jonathan Lemire, Michael Balsamo and Lisa Mascaro | Sep 21
President Donald Trump urged the new leader of Ukraine this summer to investigate the son of former Vice President Joe Biden, a person familiar with the matter said.

Steak, Beer and Politics: 2020 Democrats Descend on Iowa

Steak, Beer and Politics: 2020 Democrats Descend on Iowa

NEWS | By Alexandra Jaffe and Thomas Beaumont | Sep 21
When Barack Obama marched into the 2007 Iowa steak fry flanked by 1,000 supporters, skeptical Iowans were put on notice that he could win the caucus.

Area 51 Events Mostly Peaceful; Thousands in Nevada Desert

Area 51 Events Mostly Peaceful; Thousands in Nevada Desert

NEWS | By Ken Ritter | Sep 21
Events involving thousands of Earthlings answering an internet buzz about an invitation to "Storm Area 51" in the Nevada desert have been mostly festive, with crowds numbering in the low thousands and few arrests, officials said.

Houston Area Sees Relief, Rescues after Imelda Leaves 4 Dead

Houston Area Sees Relief, Rescues after Imelda Leaves 4 Dead

NEWS | By Juan A. Lozano | Sep 21
Emergency workers used boats Friday to rescue about 60 residents of a Houston-area community still trapped in their homes by floodwaters following one of the wettest tropical cyclones in U.S. history.


News

Trudeau's Support Holds After Apology for Wearing Brownface

Trudeau's Support Holds After Apology for Wearing Brownface

POLITICS | By Rob Gillies and David Crary | Sep 21
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau acknowledged that he let down his supporters — and all Canadians of color — by appearing years ago in brownface and blackface.


Entertainment

 Review :: The Crucible
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Review :: The Crucible

THEATRE | By Clinton Campbell | Sep 19
It is rare that a production so fully embraces the ultimate collapse of Salem society as Tucker does here. It is a chilling reminder of what can happen when we let irrational fears guide us as a nation.

Milan Fashion: J-Lo Struts Updated Jungle Dress at Versace

Milan Fashion: J-Lo Struts Updated Jungle Dress at Versace

CELEBRITIES | By Colleen Barry | Sep 21
Jennifer Lopez won Milan Fashion Week on Friday, wowing the crowd at Versace when she emerged wearing a version of the jungle dress that nearly broke the internet almost 20 years ago.


Technology

Facebook Suspends Thousands of Apps but User Impact Unclear

Facebook Suspends Thousands of Apps but User Impact Unclear

NATIONAL | By Barbara Ortutay and Frank Bajak | Sep 21
Facebook said Friday that it has suspended "tens of thousands" of apps made by about 400 developers as part of an investigation following the Cambridge Analytica scandal.


Cars

Could Electric Cars Help California Preserve Environmental Clout?

Could Electric Cars Help California Preserve Environmental Clout?

AUTO NEWS | By Adam Beam and Michael Biesecker | Sep 19
One California lawmaker is already working on a way to preserve at least some of the state's environmental muscle: Rebates for electric cars.


Style

Milan Fashion Week: Fendi, Armani and More

Milan Fashion Week: Fendi, Armani and More

FASHION | By Colleen Barry | Sep 20
A na├»ve streak is running through the collections on preview during Milan Fashion Week — with a return to simpler times, yesteryear prints and patterns and unfussy silhouettes.


Health/Fitness

Will Combo Pill Catch On in U.S. to Prevent Heart Attacks?

Will Combo Pill Catch On in U.S. to Prevent Heart Attacks?

SCIENCE | By Carla K. Johnson | Sep 20
A cheap, daily pill that combines four drugs has been tested for the first time in the United States to see if it works as well among low-income Americans as it has in other countries to treat conditions leading to heart attacks and strokes.


Travel

Carnaval des Couleurs Annonces Preliminary Lineup of Activities

Carnaval des Couleurs Annonces Preliminary Lineup of Activities

PARTIES | By EDGE | Sep 20
The second annual edition of the Carnaval des Couleurs will take pace Oct. 7 - 9. It's a great event that brings together the multi-ethnic and LGBTQ communities of Montreal at the Grande-Place of the Complexe Desjardins, with free access to everyone!


Nightlife

Official Event Lineup of the 2019 Black & Blue Festival

Official Event Lineup of the 2019 Black & Blue Festival

PARTIES | By EDGE | Sep 20
Always a pillar of the house music scene for gay and gay-friendly participants, this festival represents a true cult that continues to attract Canadian, American and European fans.