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25 Years Later, a New Generation Gets Immersed in 'Friends'

25 Years Later, a New Generation Gets Immersed in 'Friends'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Andrew Dalton | Sep 22
"Friends" is getting old. Its fans have never been younger.

Holy Anniversary! Displays of Bat Signal Fete Batman at 80

Holy Anniversary! Displays of Bat Signal Fete Batman at 80

NEWS | Sep 22
It's no joker. The night is lighting up Saturday around the world with the famous bat signal to mark a special anniversary for Batman.

Iran's Guard Says Ready for 'Any Scenario' Amid US Standoff

Iran's Guard Says Ready for 'Any Scenario' Amid US Standoff

NEWS | By Amir Vahdat | Sep 22
Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard is ready for combat and "any scenario," its chief commander said Saturday.

Biden: Trump 'Deserves' to Be Investigated over Ukraine Call

Biden: Trump 'Deserves' to Be Investigated over Ukraine Call

NEWS | By Jonathan Lemire, Michael Balsamo and Lisa Mascaro | Sep 22
President Donald Trump urged the new leader of Ukraine this summer to investigate the son of former Vice President Joe Biden, a person familiar with the matter said.

Elevator Briefly Breaks Down at Reopened Washington Monum

Elevator Briefly Breaks Down at Reopened Washington Monum

NEWS | Sep 22
The newly upgraded elevator at the Washington Monument stopped working just days after reopening to the public following a three-year renovation project.

Democrats Blast Latest Trump Crisis. but What Will They Do?

Democrats Blast Latest Trump Crisis. but What Will They Do?

NEWS | By Lisa Mascaro and Steve Peoples | Sep 22
A whistleblower's complaint over President Donald Trump's interactions with a foreign leader is testing the political and practical power Democrats can use against a Republican in the White House.

The Intersection of Trump, Ukraine and a Whistleblower

The Intersection of Trump, Ukraine and a Whistleblower

NEWS | By Calvin Woodward | Sep 22
Very behind the scenes, a whistleblower from the intelligence community voiced urgent concern about a matter involving a conversation between Ukraine's leader and President Donald Trump.

AP Interview: Colombia Says Maduro's "Brutality" Must End

AP Interview: Colombia Says Maduro's "Brutality" Must End

NEWS | By oshua Goodman and Christine Armario | Sep 22
Colombia's president compared Nicolás Maduro to Serbian war criminal Slobodan Milosevic as he goes on a diplomatic offensive to corral the Venezuelan socialist.

Emmy Nominees Getting Ready for Sunday's Big Night

Emmy Nominees Getting Ready for Sunday's Big Night

ENTERTAINMENT | By Michael Cidoni Lennox | Sep 21
This is the time of year when the cast of HBO's "Veep" would usually be shooting a new season. Now that the show is done, actor Tony Hale says they'll have to settle for getting together at the Emmy Awards.

Big Rise in US Mass Shooting Tips Poses Challenge for Police

Big Rise in US Mass Shooting Tips Poses Challenge for Police

NEWS | By Lisa Marie Pane and Stefanie Dazio | Sep 21
In the weeks since three high-profile shootings in three states took the lives of more than two dozen people in just one week in August, law enforcement authorities nationwide reported a spike in tips.


News

Steak, Beer And Politics: 2020 Democrats Descend on Iow

Steak, Beer And Politics: 2020 Democrats Descend on Iow

POLITICS | By Alexandra Jaffe and Thomas Beaumont | Sep 21
When Barack Obama marched into the 2007 Iowa steak fry flanked by 1,000 supporters, skeptical Iowans were put on notice that he could win the state's caucus.


Entertainment

Jonathan Van Ness Wants to Talk About his HIV Status

Jonathan Van Ness Wants to Talk About his HIV Status

CELEBRITIES | Sep 21
When fans of "Queer Eye's" Jonathan Van Ness read his upcoming memoir "Over the Top," due out on September 24, they will likely be surprised by his frankness, which includes the disclosure that he is HIV+.


Business

Liz Weston: The 6 Biggest Retirement Mistakes, and 1 Defense

Liz Weston: The 6 Biggest Retirement Mistakes, and 1 Defense

FINANCE | By Liz Westonston, Nerdwallet | Sep 21
I regularly hear from people in or near retirement who misunderstand how Social Security works, dramatically underestimate life expectancies or fail to plan for big expenses, such as long-term care or taxes.


Technology

Where Have the Wild Birds Gone? 3 Billion Fewer Than 1970

Where Have the Wild Birds Gone? 3 Billion Fewer Than 1970

SCIENCE | By Seth Borenstein and Christina Larson | Sep 21
North America's skies are lonelier and quieter as nearly 3 billion fewer wild birds soar in the air than in 1970, a comprehensive study shows.


Cars

AP Source: GM's Offer to UAW Would Add Lower-Paying Jobs

AP Source: GM's Offer to UAW Would Add Lower-Paying Jobs

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Sep 20
A General Motors offer to invest $7 billion in U.S. facilities includes $2 billion from joint ventures and suppliers for new plants that would pay workers less than the top union wage, a person briefed on the matter said.


Style

Chris Sullivan of 'This is Us' Takes Risks on the Red Carpet

Chris Sullivan of 'This is Us' Takes Risks on the Red Carpet

FASHION | By Brooke Lefferts | Sep 21
Chris Sullivan may or may not win at this weekend's Emmy Awards, but it's a sure bet that when he strikes a pose on the red carpet, his unconventional attire will make a statement.


Travel

Carnaval des Couleurs Annonces Preliminary Lineup of Activities

Carnaval des Couleurs Annonces Preliminary Lineup of Activities

PARTIES | By EDGE | Sep 20
The second annual edition of the Carnaval des Couleurs will take pace Oct. 7 - 9. It's a great event that brings together the multi-ethnic and LGBTQ communities of Montreal at the Grande-Place of the Complexe Desjardins, with free access to everyone!


Nightlife

Official Event Lineup of the 2019 Black & Blue Festival

Official Event Lineup of the 2019 Black & Blue Festival

PARTIES | By EDGE | Sep 20
Always a pillar of the house music scene for gay and gay-friendly participants, this festival represents a true cult that continues to attract Canadian, American and European fans.