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The Ups and Downs of Flying with Emotional Support Animals

The Ups and Downs of Flying with Emotional Support Animals

BUSINESS | By Christine Calder | Dec 14
The Department of Transportation has been considering new guidelines for flying with emotional support animals since spring 2018, but it doesn't look like those guidelines will be ready in time for the holiday travel season.

Watch: Kelly Clarkson Backs Lip-Synching Mom Who Embarrassed Son

Watch: Kelly Clarkson Backs Lip-Synching Mom Who Embarrassed Son

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 14
Kelly Clarkson is sending some love to the mom who was captured lip-syncing on a fan cam while her son dove for cover in his hoodie.

In 'Beale Street,' a Radiant Portrait of Young Black Love

In 'Beale Street,' a Radiant Portrait of Young Black Love

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Dec 14
In "If Beale Street Could Talk," which opens in limited release Friday, Barry Jenkins sought to capture an experience of love that has seldom been seen on screen, just as it had been seldom inked when Baldwin published his Harlem-set 1974 novel.

Oscar-Nominated Actress Sondra Locke Dies at 74

Oscar-Nominated Actress Sondra Locke Dies at 74

NEWS | By Andrew Dalton | Dec 14
Actress and director Sondra Locke, who was nominated for an Academy Award for her first film role in 1968's "The Heart is a Lonely Hunter" and went on to co-star in six films with Clint Eastwood, has died.

CBS Settled with Dushku Over 'Bull' Star's Sexual Comments

CBS Settled with Dushku Over 'Bull' Star's Sexual Comments

NEWS | Dec 14
CBS reached a $9.5 million confidential settlement last year with actress Eliza Dushku after on-set sexual comments from Michael Weatherly, star of the network's show "Bull," made her uncomfortable when she was beginning a run as a recurring character.

Trump's Search for a New Chief of Staff has Reality TV Feel

Trump's Search for a New Chief of Staff has Reality TV Feel

NEWS | By Catherine Lucey and Jonathan Lemire | Dec 14
Serious contenders are hiding from view. Celebrity hangers-on are applying via Twitter. Fresh names circulate practically on the hour. And the man in charge is stoking much of the confusion.

Pelosi's Triumph: A Reminder Why She's Set to be Speaker

Pelosi's Triumph: A Reminder Why She's Set to be Speaker

NEWS | By Lisa Mascaro | Dec 14
It has been quite a week for Nancy Pelosi.

As Sentencing Looms, Flynn is Upbeat, has Adoring Fans

As Sentencing Looms, Flynn is Upbeat, has Adoring Fans

NEWS | By Michelle R. Smith and JEnnifer McDermott | Dec 14
Days away from being sentenced in the Russia probe, former national security adviser Michael Flynn is not exactly hiding his face in shame.

Ex-Trump Lawyer: Hush Money Paid Over Election Concerns

Ex-Trump Lawyer: Hush Money Paid Over Election Concerns

NEWS | By Michael Balsamo | Dec 14
President Trump's longtime personal lawyer said Trump directed him to buy the silence of two women during the 2016 election because the then-candidate was "very concerned" about how their stories of alleged affairs with him "would affect the election."

Fitness Friday: 10-Minute Fat-Melting Workout with Ngo Okafo

Fitness Friday: 10-Minute Fat-Melting Workout with Ngo Okafo

Torch fat and get fitter with this quick 10-minute workout developed by two-time Golden Glove Champion Ngo Okafor. This old-school cardio conditioning workout will get you breathing heavy and looking good without any equipment.


News

Trump Administration: Trans Troops Okay — If They Don't Transition

Trump Administration: Trans Troops Okay — If They Don't Transition

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 13
An attorney with the Trump administration's Department of Justice told a circuit court in Washington, D.C. that trans troops would not be tossed out of the military for being trans... just for doing something about it.


Entertainment

Emily Blunt on the 'Daunting' Task of Playing Mary Poppins

Emily Blunt on the 'Daunting' Task of Playing Mary Poppins

CELEBRITIES | By Lindsey Bahr | Dec 13
Emily Blunt loves a challenge, and in the world of movie musicals there's no greater trial than following in the footsteps of Julie Andrews to bring one of her most iconic, and beloved, roles to the screen for the first time in over half a century.


Business

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Falsely Claims Flynn Didn't Lie to FBI

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Falsely Claims Flynn Didn't Lie to FBI

LEGAL | By Chad Day and Eric Tucker | Dec 14
President Donald Trump is skimming over the facts when it comes to former national security adviser Michael Flynn's guilty plea for lying in the Russia investigation.


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

Christmas Tree Farmers Combat Popularity of Artificial Trees

Christmas Tree Farmers Combat Popularity of Artificial Trees

HOME | By Gillian Flaccus | Dec 13
Between 75 and 80 percent of Americans who have a Christmas tree now have an artificial one, and the $1 billion market for fake trees is growing at about 4 percent a year — even though they can be reused again and again


Health/Fitness

States Innovate to Expand PrEP Availability and Uptake

States Innovate to Expand PrEP Availability and Uptake

AIDS | Dec 13
Recent analyses clearly illustrate the need for more and innovative approaches to improve awareness, access, and adherence to this powerful HIV prevention tool. Several states have already undertaken such efforts.


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.