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'Orange Is the New Black' to Wrap After Next Year's Season 7

'Orange Is the New Black' to Wrap After Next Year's Season 7

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 18
"Orange Is the New Black" is fading to black after its upcoming seventh season.

Film of Judy Blume's 'Are You There God?...' in Development

Film of Judy Blume's 'Are You There God?...' in Development

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 18
Judy Blume has at long last agreed to a feature film adaptation of her seminal 1970 young adult novel "Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret."

Chaka Khan Named 2019 Rose Parade Grand Marshal

Chaka Khan Named 2019 Rose Parade Grand Marshal

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 18
Chaka Khan has been named grand marshal of the 2019 Rose Parade, which will feature the theme, "The Melody of Life."

Nielsen Says 10.5 Million Watch Premiere of 'The Conners.'

Nielsen Says 10.5 Million Watch Premiere of 'The Conners.'

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 18
The 10.5 million people who tuned in to ABC to watch the premiere of ABC's sitcom "The Conners" is a classic half-full, half-empty story.

Michael Buble Shuts Down Rumors of Retirement from Music

Michael Buble Shuts Down Rumors of Retirement from Music

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jonathan Landrum Jr. | Oct 18
Michael Buble is shutting down rumors that he's going to retire from music, saying he was misquoted in a recent interview.

Illinois Candidate Once Said Harassment Leads to Promiscuity

Illinois Candidate Once Said Harassment Leads to Promiscuity

NEWS | By Sara Burnett | Oct 18
A former Miss America who is running for Illinois attorney general once said that many victims of sexual harassment believe what is said about them and "become very promiscuous."

'Horseface': Does it Matter that Trump Ridicules Women?

'Horseface': Does it Matter that Trump Ridicules Women?

NEWS | By Laurie Kellman | Oct 18
President Donald Trump this week added "Horseface" to a long list of unflattering references to women, including: Fat, ugly, disgusting, "that dog," ''a 10," ''no longer a 10," a slob, "Miss Piggy," ''Miss Housekeeping," wacky and crazy.

Pelosi Outlines Agenda if Democrats Retake House

Pelosi Outlines Agenda if Democrats Retake House

NEWS | By Lisa Mascaro | Oct 18
Projecting confidence about her party's chances, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi outlined five of the top 10 agenda items Democrats will pursue if they retake the House in next month's election.

After Canada Legalizes Pot, Industry Eyes Rest of the World

After Canada Legalizes Pot, Industry Eyes Rest of the World

NEWS | By Rob Gillies, Gene Johnson and Tracey Lindeman | Oct 18
With national legalization taking effect Wednesday, Canada has emerged as the world leader. It's the second nation — and by far the largest — with countrywide legalization of so-called recreational pot.

Analysis: With 'America First,' Where Do Human Rights Rank?

Analysis: With 'America First,' Where Do Human Rights Rank?

NEWS | By Zeke Miller, Jonathan Lemire and Catherine Lucey | Oct 18
If it's an "America First" presidency, where does that rank human rights?


News

Smoke Forces Melania Trump's Plane Back to Military Base

Smoke Forces Melania Trump's Plane Back to Military Base

NATIONAL | Oct 17
First lady Melania Trump's plane was forced to return to a Washington area military base on Wednesday because of smoke in the cabin, temporarily delaying her trip to a Philadelphia hospital.


Business

After Canada Legalizes Pot, Industry Eyes Rest of the World

After Canada Legalizes Pot, Industry Eyes Rest of the World

CORPORATE | By Rob Gillies, Gene Johnson, and Tracey Lindeman | Oct 18
Canada's federal approval has given its industry a huge advantage over its American counterpart, including unfettered access to banking and billions of dollars in investment.


Technology

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Misses on Storms, Science, Clean Air

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Misses on Storms, Science, Clean Air

SCIENCE | By Seth Borenstein | Oct 18
President Donald Trump in his interview with The Associated Press said he has "a natural instinct for science." But what he said about hurricanes, clean air and climate doesn't quite get the science right.


Finance

Immigrant Health Premiums Exceed What Plans Pay for Their Care

Immigrant Health Premiums Exceed What Plans Pay for Their Care

HEALTH | By Carmen Heredia Rodriguez | Oct 16
The study in the journal Health Affairs found that immigrants covered by private health insurance and their employers contributed nearly $25 billion more in premiums in 2014 than was spent on their care


Cars

Tesla Secures Land in Shanghai for First Factory Outside U.S.

Tesla Secures Land in Shanghai for First Factory Outside U.S.

AUTO NEWS | By Joe McDonald | Oct 17
Electric auto brand Tesla Inc. said it signed an agreement Wednesday to secure land in Shanghai for its first factory outside the United States, pushing ahead with development despite mounting U.S.-Chinese trade tensions.


Style

How to Prepare a Swoon-Worthy Vacation Rental? Watch Netflix

How to Prepare a Swoon-Worthy Vacation Rental? Watch Netflix

HOME | By Kim Cook | Oct 17
If you're thinking of listing your home as a vacation rental, have a listen to what travelers say makes a space inviting and welcoming, and what's a turnoff.


Health/Fitness

The Music Matters: How Recovery Unplugged Saves Lives

The Music Matters: How Recovery Unplugged Saves Lives

HEALTH | By Jill Gleeson | Oct 17
A bold step forward in addiction treatment, Recovery Unplugged harnesses the power of music to help clients through every step of the healing process.


Travel

Basking in the Tuscan Sun

Basking in the Tuscan Sun

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Oct 17
After going through breast cancer treatment, a journalist returns to Italy for comfort and a deep dive into Tuscan culture.