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Tear Gas in Paris, but Fewer Protesters and Bigger Demands

Tear Gas in Paris, but Fewer Protesters and Bigger Demands

NEWS | By Elaine Ganley | Dec 16
A protest movement that has brought the French into the streets for five Saturdays in a row in a major challenge to President Emmanuel Macron lost momentum in its latest nationwide outcry.

Almost Every Part of Trump's Life Is Under Investigation

Almost Every Part of Trump's Life Is Under Investigation

NEWS | By Calvin Woodward and Julie Pace | Dec 16
Investigations now entangle Donald Trump's White House, campaign, transition, inauguration, charity and business. For Trump, the political, the personal and the deeply personal are all under examination.

Interior Secretary Zinke Resigning, Cites 'Vicious' Attacks

Interior Secretary Zinke Resigning, Cites 'Vicious' Attacks

NEWS | By Ellen Knickmeyer, Matthew Brown and Jonathan Lemire | Dec 16
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, facing federal investigations into his travel, political activity and potential conflicts of interest, will be leaving the administration at year's end, President Donald Trump said Saturday.

Family of Migrant Girl Disputes Official Story on her Death

Family of Migrant Girl Disputes Official Story on her Death

NEWS | Dec 16
The family of a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl who died in U.S. Border Patrol custody is disputing an account from U.S. officials who said she had not been given food or water for days.

Girl who Died Fled Intensely Poor Guatemalan Village

Girl who Died Fled Intensely Poor Guatemalan Village

NEWS | By Sonia Perez D. | Dec 16
A 7-year old's death has drawn attention to the increasingly perilous routes that Central American migrants traverse to reach the U.S., where some plan to apply for asylum, and to the way migrants are treated once in custody.

Nancy Wilson, Grammy winning Jazz Singer, Dies At 81

Nancy Wilson, Grammy winning Jazz Singer, Dies At 81

ENTERTAINMENT | By Andrew Dalton and Hillel Italie | Dec 15
Nancy Wilson, the Grammy-winning "song stylist" and torch singer whose polished pop-jazz vocals made her a platinum artist and top concert performer, has died.

Disney Actor Stoney Westmoreland Fired After Arrest

Disney Actor Stoney Westmoreland Fired After Arrest

NEWS | Dec 15
Disney Channel actor Stoney Westmoreland has been fired after he was arrested in Salt Lake City for allegedly attempting to have a sexual relationship with an online acquaintance he believed was 13.

Indiana Governor Says Passing Hate Crime Law 'Long Overdue'

Indiana Governor Says Passing Hate Crime Law 'Long Overdue'

NEWS | By Brian Slodysko and Tom Davies | Dec 15
Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb has called for Indiana to join the 45 states that have hate crime laws.

Brazil's Gay Couples Exchange Vows in Collective Ceremony

Brazil's Gay Couples Exchange Vows in Collective Ceremony

NEWS | Dec 15
About forty gay couples have gotten married in downtown Sao Paulo, tying the knot partly out of fear that the new administration of President-elect Jair Bolsonaro could restrict same sex marriage.

Baylor Ties Pervade Rape Case That Sparked Uproar

Baylor Ties Pervade Rape Case That Sparked Uproar

NEWS | By Ryan Tarinelli | Dec 15
The Texas judge who approved a plea deal allowing a former Baylor University student accused of rape to avoid jail time holds three degrees from Baylor.


News

Bug May Have Exposed Photos from 7M Facebook Users

Bug May Have Exposed Photos from 7M Facebook Users

NATIONAL | By Barbara Ortutay and Michael Liedtke | Dec 15
Facebook's privacy controls have broken down yet again, this time through a software flaw affecting nearly 7 million users who had photos exposed to a much wider audience than intended.


Entertainment

2018 Breakthrough: Hannah Gadsby May Change Stand-Up Game

2018 Breakthrough: Hannah Gadsby May Change Stand-Up Game

CELEBRITIES | By Mike Cidoni Lennox | Dec 15
Hannah Gadsby says she knows it's meant as a compliment to be chosen as one of the year's Breakthrough Entertainers by The Associated Press.


Business

Judge's Ruling on 'Obamacare' Poses New Problems for GOP

Judge's Ruling on 'Obamacare' Poses New Problems for GOP

LEGAL | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Dec 16
Republicans, still stinging from their loss of the House in the midterm elections, are facing a fresh political quandary after U.S. District Judge Reed O'Connor said the entire 2010 health law was invalid.


Finance

Secret Santa Pays of Laways at New Jersey Walmart

Secret Santa Pays of Laways at New Jersey Walmart

HOME | Dec 14
Christmas came early this year for some customers at a New Jersey Walmart. The Walmart Supercenter in Pohatcong Township says an anonymous "secret Santa" has paid off all remaining items on layaway.


Cars

Malaysia's Proton Launches 1st SUV with China's Geely

Malaysia's Proton Launches 1st SUV with China's Geely

AUTO NEWS | By Eileen Ng | Dec 13
Malaysian national car maker Proton launched its first SUV on Wednesday in a fresh effort to transform its stale brand and turn around its fortunes.


Style

Brands Born on the Internet Embrace Physical Stores

Brands Born on the Internet Embrace Physical Stores

CORPORATE | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Dec 15
A growing number of brands born on the internet are now opening brick-and-mortar stores and moving into the suburban malls once considered doomed as more Americans shopped online.


Health/Fitness

Federal Judge Rules Health Care Overhaul Unconstitutional

Federal Judge Rules Health Care Overhaul Unconstitutional

NATIONAL | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Dec 15
A conservative federal judge in Texas has ruled the Affordable Care Act "invalid" on the eve of the sign-up deadline for next year. But with appeals certain, even the Trump White House said the law will remain in place for now.


Travel

7 Reasons Why Oklahoma City is Drawing a Rainbow Crowd

7 Reasons Why Oklahoma City is Drawing a Rainbow Crowd

By Matthew Wexler | Dec 15
A recent visit revealed a robust culinary and craft brewery scene, cultural and historical attractions, and an emerging LGBTQ community that's increasingly attracting regional and national attention.


Nightlife

Santa Speedo Run @ Sidetrack The Video Bar, Chicago :: December 8, 2018

Santa Speedo Run @ Sidetrack The Video Bar, Chicago :: December 8, 2018

PHOTO ALBUMS | Dec 11
The annual Santa Speedo Run at Sidetrack The Video Bar in Boystown raise record funds for Center on Halsted thanks to sponsors Miller Light, Lyft and Tito's Handmade Vodka. Hosts Debbie Fox & Dixie Lynn Cartwright kept the fun going with prizes and games.