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Actress Jessica Hecht's Emmy Night Comes Down to the Dress

Actress Jessica Hecht's Emmy Night Comes Down to the Dress

ENTERTAINMENT | By Leanne Italie | Sep 17
Being a size 2 came in handy as Hecht was deciding on just the right red carpet look for her big night Sunday at the creative arts Emmys, to air Saturday on FX ahead of the main slate. She didn't win, but she had a ball picking out a dress.

Foner Writes Timely New Book on Reconstruction Amendments

Foner Writes Timely New Book on Reconstruction Amendments

ENTERTAINMENT | By Ann Levin | Sep 17
It took the United States two tries to get the Constitution right. The second time was during Reconstruction, the 12-year period after the Civil War when the 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments were adopted.

Some CBD Vapes Contain Street Drug Instead of the Real Thing

Some CBD Vapes Contain Street Drug Instead of the Real Thing

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Holbrook Mohr | Sep 17
Some operators are cashing in on the CBD craze by substituting cheap and illegal synthetic marijuana for natural CBD in vapes and edibles such as gummy bears, an Associated Press investigation has found.

Why Bill Maher is Wrong About Fat Shaming

Why Bill Maher is Wrong About Fat Shaming

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 17
To individuals who are not obese, it can be easy to assume that overeating is strictly a failure of willpower and discipline. However, evidence shows that body-shaming and weight discrimination are misguided approaches, and often make the problem worse.

How a Person Vapes, Not Just What, Could Play a Big Role in Harm

How a Person Vapes, Not Just What, Could Play a Big Role in Harm

In addition to how flavors affect e-cigarette usage, there's much more that researchers need to know.

Arizona Artists Win Suit Over Same-Sex Wedding Invitations

Arizona Artists Win Suit Over Same-Sex Wedding Invitations

NEWS | By Jacques Billeaud and Jonathan J. Cooper | Sep 17
The free speech rights of two Christian artists who make wedding invitations were violated by an anti-discrimination ordinance in Phoenix that makes it illegal to refuse service to same-sex couples for religious reasons, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled.

Brad Pitt Asks Astronaut: Who was Better? Clooney or Me?

Brad Pitt Asks Astronaut: Who was Better? Clooney or Me?

NEWS | By Marcia Dunn | Sep 17
Brad Pitt, star of the new space movie "Ad Astra," had a burning question for a real-life astronaut.

The New York Times Faces Questions Over Kavanaugh Story

The New York Times Faces Questions Over Kavanaugh Story

NEWS | By David Bauder | Sep 17
Between an offensive tweet and a significant revision, The New York Times' handling of a new sexual misconduct allegation against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh attracted almost as much attention as the accusation itself.

At Rally, Warren Decries Trump as 'Corruption in the Flesh'

At Rally, Warren Decries Trump as 'Corruption in the Flesh'

NEWS | By Steve Peoples and Will Weissert | Sep 17
Facing thousands of cheering supporters in the nation's largest city, Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren decried Trump as "corruption in the flesh" and outlined her plans to root out corruption in the White House, Congress and courts.

House Judiciary Committee to Hold 1st Impeachment Hearing

House Judiciary Committee to Hold 1st Impeachment Hearing

NEWS | By Mary Clare Jalonick | Sep 17
As they investigate President Donald Trump, Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee will hold their first official hearing in what they are calling an impeachment investigation.


News

Pulse Survivors Host Freedom March for "Overcomers" of Homosexuality

Pulse Survivors Host Freedom March for "Overcomers" of Homosexuality

PRIDE | By Sam Cronin | Sep 16
Two Pulse nightclub shooting survivors organized a march last Saturday to connect so-called "overcomers" of homosexuality. This takes place shortly after a petition has gained thousands of signatures to ban conversion therapy.


Entertainment

 Review :: Who Saw Her Die?

Review :: Who Saw Her Die?

MOVIES | By Ken Tasho | Sep 17
The horrific thing of murdered children occurs a handful of times in an Italian giallo horror movie release, presented on Blu-ray from Arrow Video.


Business

Back to Basics: Congress Tries to Keep Government Lights On

Back to Basics: Congress Tries to Keep Government Lights On

FINANCE | By Andrew Taylor | Sep 17
As Democrats controlling the House unveil a stopgap, government-wide spending bill to keep the lights on and pay the troops, there's scant evidence that power sharing in the Capitol will produce further legislative accomplishments anytime soon.


Technology

Facing U.S. Ban, Huawei Emerging As Stronger Tech Competitor

Facing U.S. Ban, Huawei Emerging As Stronger Tech Competitor

PERSONAL TECH | By Joe McDonald | Sep 17
Long before President Donald Trump threatened to cut off Huawei's access to U.S. technology, the Chinese telecom equipment maker was pouring money into research that reduces its need for American suppliers.


Cars

Volkswagen to Pay Up to $87 Million in Australia for Scandal

Volkswagen to Pay Up to $87 Million in Australia for Scandal

AUTO NEWS | By Rod McGuirk | Sep 17
Volkswagen has agreed to pay up to 127 million Australian dollars ($87 million) to settle an Australian class action stemming from the 2015 diesel emissions scandal, the German automaker and a lawyer said Monday.


Style

A New Look at Frank Lloyd Wright's Textiles and Home Goods

A New Look at Frank Lloyd Wright's Textiles and Home Goods

FINE ARTS | By Katherine Roth | Sep 17
A small but important exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art explores a little-known facet of architect Frank Lloyd Wright's creations: his line of wallpapers, printed and woven textiles, and other home goods designed for the public.


Nightlife

 Review :: Babymetal with Avatar at the House of Blues, 9-11-19

Review :: Babymetal with Avatar at the House of Blues, 9-11-19

MUSIC | By Sam Cronin | Sep 16
The House of Blues may seem like too small a venue to have a wall of death to open up, but when the crowd respects a band as much as Wednesday's crowd did Babymetal, anything is possible. Read our EDGE review of the show, accompanied by Avatar, here.