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Review: 'A League of Their Own' Jumps to Streaming

Review: 'A League of Their Own' Jumps to Streaming

ENTERTAINMENT | By Karin McKie | Aug 12

"Broad City" star Abbi Jacobson has turned Penny Marshall's 1992 movie into the Amazon Prime television series "A League of Their Own."

Sewer Crisis Shutters P-Town Restaurants

Sewer Crisis Shutters P-Town Restaurants

NEWS | Aug 12

The popular Cape Cod resort of Provincetown declared a sewer emergency Thursday, ordering restaurants and other food establishments to close immediately.

Review: Jamie Foxx Hunts Vampires in Comedy 'Day Shift'

Review: Jamie Foxx Hunts Vampires in Comedy 'Day Shift'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Aug 12

"Day Shift," which begins streaming Friday, has aims much closer to something like "Zombieland" than Murnau.

Police Investigate Anne Heche for DUI in Crash into House

Police Investigate Anne Heche for DUI in Crash into House

ENTERTAINMENT | By Andrew Dalton | Aug 12

Police said Thursday that they are investigating actor Anne Heche for driving under the influence of drugs after a fiery crash into a Los Angeles house that left her with critical injuries.

Cuomo: Taxpayers Should Pay Sexual Harassment Legal Bills

Cuomo: Taxpayers Should Pay Sexual Harassment Legal Bills

NEWS | Aug 12

Former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants taxpayers to foot his legal bills as he defends himself against a workplace sexual harassment claim, and he's suing the state's attorney general over it.

Drag and Democracy: Alaska Voters Learn New System

Drag and Democracy: Alaska Voters Learn New System

NEWS | By Becky Bohrer | Aug 12

Drag performers shimmied up and down a walkway between café tables, as enthusiastic patrons took photos and filled out ballots ranking the shows. This was a lesson in Alaska's new election system.

Trump Calls for 'Immediate' Release of Mar-a-Lago Warrant

Trump Calls for 'Immediate' Release of Mar-a-Lago Warrant

NEWS | By Eric Tucker and Michael Balsamo | Aug 12

Donald Trump called late Thursday for the "immediate" release of the federal warrant the FBI used to search his Florida estate, hours after the Justice Department had asked a court to unseal the warrant.

Kansas Abortion Vote Shows Limits of GOP's Strength

Kansas Abortion Vote Shows Limits of GOP's Strength

NEWS | By Aaron M. Kessler, John Hanna, Nuha Dolby, and Heather Hollingsworth | Aug 12

The findings reinforce a sense in both parties that the Supreme Court's decision may have altered the dynamics of this year's midterm elections. Here's how it played out.

Warner Bros. Deciding Whether to Cancel 'The Flash' Starring Ezra Miller

Warner Bros. Deciding Whether to Cancel 'The Flash' Starring Ezra Miller

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Aug 11

Warner Bros. is reportedly deciding whether to cancel "The Flash" starring Ezra Miller. The studio is reportedly weighing a couple of options to get the film into theaters or cancel it altogether due to Miller's ongoing erratic behavior.

Asked About Ex-Anne Heche, Ellen DeGeneres Says, 'We Don't Talk Anymore'

Asked About Ex-Anne Heche, Ellen DeGeneres Says, 'We Don't Talk Anymore'

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 11

Former talk show host Ellen DeGeneres was asked about ex Anne Heche after the fiery crash that left her in a coma and clinging to life in a Los Angeles hospital.

News

Watch: German Diplomat, Suspected of Murdering Husband, Arrested in Brazil

Watch: German Diplomat, Suspected of Murdering Husband, Arrested in Brazil

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 11

A German diplomat who claimed his husband took ill and fell, striking his head, has been arrested following a coroner's report that suggests a fatal beating was the cause of death.

Entertainment

Review: 'Summering' Has a Wintery Feel

Review: 'Summering' Has a Wintery Feel

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 12

Four pre-teens find a body in the woods. This sparks an adventure that will no doubt resonate long into adulthood. Unfortunately, we're not talking about Rob Reiner's beloved 1986 movie; far from it.

Business

Sesame Place to Train Workers on Diversity after Lawsuit

Sesame Place to Train Workers on Diversity after Lawsuit

BUSINESS | Aug 11

Sesame Place has announced the implementation of diversity and inclusion training for its employees following a $25 million class-action lawsuit alleging multiple incidents of discrimination.

Technology

FTC Looking at Rules to Corral Tech Firms' Data Collection

FTC Looking at Rules to Corral Tech Firms' Data Collection

TECHNOLOGY | By Marcy Gordon | Aug 12

Whether it's the fitness tracker on your wrist, the "smart" home appliances in your house or the latest kids' fad going viral, they all produce a trove of personal data for big tech companies.

Finance

Over $2B Announced for Roads, Bridges, Bike Lanes Across U.S.

Over $2B Announced for Roads, Bridges, Bike Lanes Across U.S.

FINANCE | By Terry Tang and David A. Lieb | Aug 12

U.S. transportation officials announced $2.2 billion for local infrastructure projects on Thursday, paving the way for new bridges, roads, bike lanes, railways and ports in scores of communities.

Cars

U.A. Agency Probes Tesla Crashes that Killed 2 Motorcyclists

U.A. Agency Probes Tesla Crashes that Killed 2 Motorcyclists

CARS | By Tom Krisher | Aug 8

Two crashes involving Teslas apparently running on Autopilot are drawing scrutiny from federal regulators and point to a potential new hazard on U.S. freeways.

Style

Skin Cycling: The Hot New Trend that will Transform your Skin

Skin Cycling: The Hot New Trend that will Transform your Skin

STYLE | By Christopher Ehlers | Aug 10

In an age where trends come and go in the blink of an eye, it's worth discussing when something comes along that is actually beneficial to the skin.

Health/Fitness

CDC Drops Quarantine, Distancing Recommendations for COVID

CDC Drops Quarantine, Distancing Recommendations for COVID

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Mike Stobbe and Collin Binkley | Aug 12

The nation's top public health agency relaxed its COVID-19 guidelines Thursday, dropping the recommendation that Americans quarantine themselves if they come into close contact with an infected person.

Travel

New Zealand Welcomes Back First Cruise Ship Since COVID Hit

New Zealand Welcomes Back First Cruise Ship Since COVID Hit

TRAVEL | By Nick Perry | Aug 12

New Zealand on Friday welcomed the first cruise ship to return since the coronavirus pandemic began, signaling a long-sought return to normalcy for the nation's tourism industry.

Nightlife

Anti Violence Project Pink Party In The Pines :: August 6, 2022

Anti Violence Project Pink Party In The Pines :: August 6, 2022

NIGHTLIFE | Aug 8

The Anti Violence Project threw The Pink Party, celebrating the lives and victories of the LGBTQ community in Fire Island Pines, complete with drag performances by Shequida, Egypt and Nutwater, and featuring DJ Matty Glitterati.