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Rail Cars Fall from Georgia Overpass; No Injuries Reported

Rail Cars Fall from Georgia Overpass; No Injuries Reported

NEWS | Nov 17
Rail cars tumbled from an overpass onto a Georgia highway on Saturday, causing an evacuation and traffic headaches in a small town but resulting in no injuries.

 Trump Administration Denies Reaching Conclusion on Khashoggi

Trump Administration Denies Reaching Conclusion on Khashoggi

NEWS | By Deb Riechmann | Nov 17
The Trump administration denied on Saturday that it had reached a final determination about Jamal Khashoggi, whose murder in the Saudi Consulate in Turkey was ordered by the kingdom's crown prince, according to a U.S. official has said.

Kemp Asks for Unity in Georgia as Abrams Promises Lawsuit

Kemp Asks for Unity in Georgia as Abrams Promises Lawsuit

NEWS | By Bill Barrow and Russ Bynum | Nov 17
Republican Brian Kemp praised Democrat Stacey Abrams as a tough opponent and asked Georgia voters to unite behind him as the state's new governor Saturday, even as Abrams blamed Kemp for "gross mismanagement."

NOT REAL NEWS: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

NOT REAL NEWS: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

NEWS | Nov 17
None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out. Here are the real facts.

Goldberg, Hathaway, Bourdain Among NJ Hall of Fame Nominees

Goldberg, Hathaway, Bourdain Among NJ Hall of Fame Nominees

ENTERTAINMENT | By Wayne Parry | Nov 17
Actresses Whoopi Goldberg and Anne Hathaway, comedian Chris Rock, "Seinfeld" star Jason Alexander, Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito and Anthony Bourdain are among the latest nominees to the New Jersey Hall of Fame.

Zhang Yimou's 'Shadow' A Favorite At Golden Horse Awards

Zhang Yimou's 'Shadow' A Favorite At Golden Horse Awards

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 17
The Chinese-language version of the Oscars is being held Saturday night in Taiwan's capital, Taipei, with veteran director Zhang Yimou's monochrome historical epic "Shadow" a leading contender for best picture.

Trump Says Written Responses Go to Mueller Team Next Week

Trump Says Written Responses Go to Mueller Team Next Week

NEWS | By Jonathan Lemire | Nov 17
President Donald Trump says he "very easily" answered written questions from special counsel Robert Mueller, though he speculated that the questions had been "tricked up" to try to catch him in a lie.

New Black Officers, Court Officials Rethinking U.S. Policing

New Black Officers, Court Officials Rethinking U.S. Policing

NEWS | By Jay Reeves | Nov 17
In a state where conservative politicians typically preach about getting tough on crime, Jefferson County's new sheriff ran and won on an alternative message.

Justin Bieber, Ex-Neighbor Settle Long-Running Egging Suit

Justin Bieber, Ex-Neighbor Settle Long-Running Egging Suit

NEWS | By Andrew Dalton | Nov 17
Justin Bieber has agreed to settle a long-running lawsuit filed by a former neighbor whose house the pop singer egged.

Supreme Court Challenge Filed to Whitaker Appointment

Supreme Court Challenge Filed to Whitaker Appointment

NEWS | Nov 17
A prominent Washington lawyer is leading an effort to lure the Supreme Court into the dispute over the appointment of Matthew Whitaker as the new U.S. acting attorney general.


News

Migrants Won't See Armed U.S. Soldiers on Border

Migrants Won't See Armed U.S. Soldiers on Border

NATIONAL | By Julie Watson | Nov 17
As thousands of migrants in a caravan of Central American asylum-seekers converge on the doorstep of the United States, what they won't find are armed American soldiers standing guard.


Entertainment

 Review :: The Hypochondriac
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Review :: The Hypochondriac

THEATRE | By Joe Siegel | Nov 15
Moliere's "The Hypochondriac" (also known as "The Imaginary Invalid") has all the ingredients for a classic farce, but never quite lives up to its potential.

Pop Culturing: HBO's Adaptation of 'My Brilliant Friend' is Intense, Rich & Painful

Pop Culturing: HBO's Adaptation of 'My Brilliant Friend' is Intense, Rich & Painful

TELEVISION | By Jason St. Amand | Nov 17
HBO may have another hit on its hands thanks to its adaptation of the incredibly popular Neapolitan book series by Elena Ferrante, "My Brilliant Friend," debuting Sunday.


Business

Walmart Flexes Its Muscle Against Amazon

Walmart Flexes Its Muscle Against Amazon

CORPORATE | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Nov 17
Like other retailers, Walmart is benefiting from a strong job market and rising consumer confidence. But retailers are also benefiting from the misfortunes of others.


Style

Give the Gift of No-Plastic Sipping Straws for the Holidays

Give the Gift of No-Plastic Sipping Straws for the Holidays

FINANCE | By Leanne Italie | Nov 17
Big problem or a fraction of the world's plastic consumption? You decide, but know that single-use plastic straws are a recent target of environmental activists.


Health/Fitness

People Living with HIV: Take the 'Good Health Is More Than Health Care' Quiz!

People Living with HIV: Take the 'Good Health Is More Than Health Care' Quiz!

HIV/AIDS | Nov 17
As part of a continuing effort to assist people living with HIV who are affected by social determinants of health, Illinois HIV Care Connect today introduced "Good Health Is More Than Health Care" web content.


Nightlife

Key West Fantasy Fest Headdress Ball  And Island House Pool Party

Key West Fantasy Fest Headdress Ball And Island House Pool Party

PHOTO ALBUMS | Nov 8
Check out these photos from the 35th Annual Headdress Ball which is the annual fundraising event for the Key West Business Guild, and some pool fun from Island House.