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AP Review: At Least 13 Auto Safety Rules Are Years Overdue

AP Review: At Least 13 Auto Safety Rules Are Years Overdue

NATIONAL | By Hope Yen and Tom Krisher | Oct 17, 2021

After their 16-year-old daughter died in a car crash, David and Wendy Mills wondered whether she would be alive if federal rules on rear seat belt warnings had been issued on time.

Strike Dodged with Deal Between Film and Tv Crews, Studios

Strike Dodged with Deal Between Film and Tv Crews, Studios

WORKPLACE | By Andrew Dalton | Oct 17, 2021

An 11th-hour deal was reached Saturday, averting a strike of film and television crews that would have seen some 60,000 behind-the-scenes workers walk off their jobs.

Industry Insider Tells Tales in 'Bathhouse Babylon'

Industry Insider Tells Tales in 'Bathhouse Babylon'

NATIONAL | Oct 16, 2021

In his book "Bathhouse Babylon," industry insider Jameson Farn spills the tea about working in a sex establishment.

Netflix Employee Fired in Wake of Chappelle Special Furor

Netflix Employee Fired in Wake of Chappelle Special Furor

WORKPLACE | Oct 16, 2021

Netflix said Friday that it had fired an employee for disclosing confidential financial information about what it paid for Dave Chappelle's comedy special "The Closer," which some condemned as being transphobic.

Correa's Time: Late Hr Helps Astros Top Bosox in ALCS Opener

Correa's Time: Late Hr Helps Astros Top Bosox in ALCS Opener

SPORTS | By Kristie Rieken | Oct 16, 2021

Carlos Correa paused a few seconds at the plate and tapped the spot on his wrist where a watch would be and hit a home run that led the Astros to beat the Red Sox in the ALCS.

Tom Daley: Gay Fathers Like Him Subjected to More 'Judgment'

Tom Daley: Gay Fathers Like Him Subjected to More 'Judgment'

FAMILY | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 16, 2021

Openly gay Olympic gold medalist Tom Daley reflects in his new memoir "Coming Up for Air" on how being a gay dad attracts heightened "judgment" and unwanted parenting advice.

Netflix Employees Plan Walkout Over Fallout From Chappelle Special

Netflix Employees Plan Walkout Over Fallout From Chappelle Special

NATIONAL | By Emell Adolphus | Oct 16, 2021

Netflix employees are planning a walkout on Oct. 20 after the company's handling of the fallout over comedian Dave Chappelle's latest special "The Closer" that angered much of the trans community.

After Months in Lockdown, a Weary World Is Ready to Dance

After Months in Lockdown, a Weary World Is Ready to Dance

INTERNATIONAL | Oct 16, 2021

Even in the depths of the pandemic -- even when the world locked down, leaving billions isolated and desolated -- there were those who danced.

 Judge Firms Up Trial Date for Smollett, Won't Dismiss Case

Judge Firms Up Trial Date for Smollett, Won't Dismiss Case

CRIME | Oct 16, 2021

A judge on Friday denied a last-ditch effort to dismiss a criminal case against actor Jussie Smollett.

AP Source: No One Else in NFL Cited With Email Violations

AP Source: No One Else in NFL Cited With Email Violations

NATIONAL | By Barry Wilner | Oct 16, 2021

The NFL has found no other current team or league personnel to have sent emails containing racist, homophobic or misogynistic language similar to messages written by Jon Gruden.

Watchdog: Psaki Violated Ethics Law By Promoting McAuliffe

Watchdog: Psaki Violated Ethics Law By Promoting McAuliffe

POLITICS | By Aamer Madhani | Oct 16, 2021

A government watchdog group said Friday that it had filed an ethics complaint against White House press secretary Jen Psaki.

More Than 90 Snakes Found Under Northern California Home

More Than 90 Snakes Found Under Northern California Home

NATIONAL | By Olga R. Rodriguez | Oct 16, 2021

Al Wolf is used to clearing one or two snakes from under houses but recently was called by a woman who said she had seen rattlesnakes scurry under her Northern California house.

Biden Open to Shortening Length of Programs in Spending Bill

Biden Open to Shortening Length of Programs in Spending Bill

NATIONAL | By Zeke Miller and Alexandra Jaffe | Oct 16, 2021

President Joe Biden said Friday he would prefer to cut the duration of programs in his big social services and climate change package rather than eliminate some entirely.

Authorities Call Fatal Stabbing Of UK Lawmaker Terrorist Act

Authorities Call Fatal Stabbing Of UK Lawmaker Terrorist Act

INTERNATIONAL | By Jo Kearney and Jill Lawless | Oct 15, 2021

A long-serving member of Parliament was stabbed to death Friday during a meeting with constituents at a church in England.

US Wins Seat on UN Rights Council in Uncontested Election

US Wins Seat on UN Rights Council in Uncontested Election

INTERNATIONAL | By Edith M. Lederer | Oct 15, 2021

The United States won a seat on the U.N. Human Rights Council that former president Donald Trump denounced and quit.

Texas Man Takes Plea Bargain in Grindr Robbery Conspiracy

Texas Man Takes Plea Bargain in Grindr Robbery Conspiracy

CRIME | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 15, 2021

A 22-year-old Texas man accepted a plea deal that puts him in jail for the next 23 years for his role in a conspiracy carried out by him and three others to use Grindr to lure, rob, and assault their victims.

Bill Clinton in Hospital for Non-COVID-Related Infection

Bill Clinton in Hospital for Non-COVID-Related Infection

NATIONAL | By Lou Kesten | Oct 15, 2021

Former President Bill Clinton was admitted to a Southern California hospital Tuesday with an infection but he is "on the mend," his spokesman said.

Biden to Meet with Pope Francis to Discuss COVID-19, Climate

Biden to Meet with Pope Francis to Discuss COVID-19, Climate

RELIGION | By Alexandra Jaffe | Oct 14, 2021

President Joe Biden is set to meet Pope Francis when he visits the Vatican later this month as part of a five-day swing through Italy and the U.K. for global economic and climate change meetings.

Out NFL Player Carl Nassib  Takes Day Off after Team Coach's  Homophobic Emails

Out NFL Player Carl Nassib Takes Day Off after Team Coach's Homophobic Emails

SPORTS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 14, 2021

Out Raiders player Carl Nassib took a personal day after team coach Jon Gruden resigned over the surfacing of homophobic and racist emails.

Watch: Texas Removed LGBTQ Youth Webpage after Governor Candidate Called them 'Offensive'

Watch: Texas Removed LGBTQ Youth Webpage after Governor Candidate Called them 'Offensive'

NATIONAL | By Emell Adolphus | Oct 14, 2021

The state of Texas removed two LGBTQ resource pages from the Department of Family and Protective Services' website after Republican governor candidate Don Huffines called them "offensive."

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