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Edmunds: Spooktacular Car Tech

By Cameron Rogers of Edmunds | Saturday Oct 31, 2020
Whether it's a ghostly image that makes objects seemingly disappear or a spectral presence turning the steering wheel, modern cars are loaded with more tricks than a haunted house.

Actor Sean Connery, the 'Original' James Bond, Dies at 90

Saturday Oct 31, 2020
Scottish actor Sean Connery, the first actor to play James Bond on film and for many fans the best, has died. He was 90.

Huge Crowd Joins LGBTQ March in Taiwan, Where COVID is at Bay

Saturday Oct 31, 2020
A huge and festive crowd marched in Taiwan's capital on Saturday in an annual LGBTQ Pride event.

Listen: Andrew Lloyd Webber Releases First Song from 'Cinderella'

By Mark Kennedy | Saturday Oct 31, 2020
Andrew Lloyd Webber is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the release of his "Jesus Christ Superstar" album with the first single from his latest musical, "Cinderella."

Netflix Raising US Streaming Prices Amid Booming Growth

By Michael Liedtke | Saturday Oct 31, 2020
Netflix is raising most of its U.S. prices by 8% to 13% as its video streaming service rides a wave of rising popularity spurred by government-imposed lockdowns that corralled people at home during the fight against the pandemic.

Judge Postpones Trump's TikTok Ban in Suit Brought by Users

By Matt O'Brien | Saturday Oct 31, 2020
A federal judge has postponed President Donald Trump's threatened shutdown of the popular short-form video app TikTok, siding with a Pennsylvania comedian and two other TikTok creators who say Trump's order hampers their free speech.

'Borat' Star Gives Church $100K After Member Appears in Film

Saturday Oct 31, 2020
Actor Sacha Baron Cohen, who stars in "Borat Subsequent Moviefilm," donated $100,000 to the church of a woman who believed she was taking part in a documentary but instead was being featured in the mockumentary comedy film.

Social Issues a Priority for Cardinal-to-Be Wilton Gregory

By David Crary | Saturday Oct 31, 2020
Washington, D.C. Archbishop Wilton Gregory, soon to become the Roman Catholic Church's first Black cardinal from the United States, hopes the U.S. hierarchy can broaden its concept of "pro-life."

Road to 270: Biden has Options, Trump Walks Narrow Path

By Thomas Beaumont and Aamer Madhani | Saturday Oct 31, 2020
President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden each has a path to the 270 Electoral College votes needed to win the White House. Biden's is appreciably wider.

Review: A Rom-Com Gone Wrong in Netflix's 'Holidate'

By Lindsey Bahr | Friday Oct 30, 2020
It's a perfect rom-com concept in that it's equal parts ridiculous and shamefully appealing. Unfortunately, like so many that have come before, it's pretty terrible, too.

Two Same-Sex Couples in Military Marry in First for Taiwan

By Huizhong Wu | Friday Oct 30, 2020
Two lesbian couples tied the knot in a mass wedding held by Taiwan's military on Friday in a historic celebration with their peers.

Head of Church in Montenegro Dies After COVID-19 Infection

Friday Oct 30, 2020
The head of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Montenegro has died in hospital after contracting the coronavirus, the church said Friday.

Scarlett Johansson, Colin Jost Marry in Private Ceremony

Friday Oct 30, 2020
Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost have tied the knot a year after engagement.

Paris Jackson Mines Her Heartache for Solo Debut Album

By Brooke Lefferts | Friday Oct 30, 2020
It started in her bedroom with just a guitar, but Paris Jackson has turned coping with the heartache after a recent breakup into her debut solo album.

As Virus Surges, Trump Rallies Keep Packing in Thousands

By Deb Riechmann | Friday Oct 30, 2020
There are no crowds at Disneyland, still shut down by the coronavirus. Fewer fans attended the World Series this year than at any time in the past century. Big concerts are canceled.

Harris Target of More Misinformation than Pence, Data Shows

By Amanda Seitz | Friday Oct 30, 2020
Long before Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden announced her as his running mate, Kamala Harris was the target of widespread online misinformation.


By Deb Riechmann | Friday Oct 30, 2020
There are no crowds at Disneyland, still shut down by the coronavirus. Fewer fans attended the World Series this year than at any time in the past century. Big concerts are canceled.

FBI Warns Ransomware Assault Threatens US Health Care System

By Frank Bajak | Friday Oct 30, 2020
Federal agencies warned that cybercriminals could unleash a wave of data-scrambling extortion attempts against the U.S. health care system.

On Virus, Trump and Health Advisers Go Their Separate Ways

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Friday Oct 30, 2020
A multi-state coronavirus surge in the countdown to Election Day has exposed a clear split between President Donald Trump's bullish embrace of a return to normalcy and urgent public warnings from the government's top health officials.

New Channel Offers Fare for Women in the LGBTQ Community

Thursday Oct 29, 2020
An online channel devoted to women in the LGBTQ community is launching with shows including a pandemic-set romantic comedy and a paranormal drama.

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