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Congenital Syphilis Rising At An Alarming Rate

Congenital Syphilis Rising At An Alarming Rate

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Anna Maria Berry-Jester | Oct 14
One of the nation's most preventable diseases is killing newborns in ever-increasing numbers.

In or Out? Court Case on Job Bias Casts Pall on LGBT Fests

In or Out? Court Case on Job Bias Casts Pall on LGBT Fests

NEWS | By Jeff McMillan | Oct 14
National Coming Out Day festivities were tempered this year by anxiety that some LGBT folk may have to go back into the closet so they can make a living.

White House: Trump to Watch Violent Parody, 'Condemns It'

White House: Trump to Watch Violent Parody, 'Condemns It'

NEWS | Oct 14
The White House says President Donald Trump has yet to watch a graphically violent parody video that depicts a likeness of him shooting and stabbing opponents and members of the news media, but based on what he's heard, he "strongly condemns" it.

Book by Fusion GPS Founders Coming Out Next Month

Book by Fusion GPS Founders Coming Out Next Month

NEWS | Oct 14
The co-founders of a political research firm behind allegations about President Donald Trump's ties to Russia have a book coming out next month.

Atwood Tipped by UK Bookmakers to Win Fiction's Booker Prize

Atwood Tipped by UK Bookmakers to Win Fiction's Booker Prize

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 14
Booker Prize winner Margaret Atwood is bookmakers' favorite to win the coveted fiction trophy for a second time Monday for "The Testaments," her follow-up to dystopian saga "The Handmaid's Tale."

Queen Latifah to Receive Harvard Black Culture Award

Queen Latifah to Receive Harvard Black Culture Award

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 14
Music artist and actress Queen Latifah is among the honorees being recognized by Harvard University this year for their contributions to black history and culture.

Brexit Talks Face Uphill Struggle as Deadline Looms

Brexit Talks Face Uphill Struggle as Deadline Looms

NEWS | By Jill Lawless and Raf Casert | Oct 14
Britain and the European Union said Monday that Brexit talks were making progress — but not yet enough to ensure a deal by the end of the month.

AP Explains: A Look at the Verdict in Spain Separatist Trial

AP Explains: A Look at the Verdict in Spain Separatist Trial

NEWS | By Joseph Wilson | Oct 14
A dozen Catalan politicians and activists have been convicted on charges of sedition, misuse of public funds and disobedience for their role in an illegal and failed secession attempt for the northeastern region of Spain in 2017.

Japan Looks For Missing After Typhoon Kills Dozens

Japan Looks For Missing After Typhoon Kills Dozens

NEWS | By Jae C. Hong and Yuri Kageyama | Oct 14
Rescue crews dug through mudslides and searched near swollen rivers Monday as they looked for those missing from a typhoon that left dozens dead and caused serious damage in central and northern Japan.

Far-Right Groups Protest Ukrainian President's Peace Plan

Far-Right Groups Protest Ukrainian President's Peace Plan

NEWS | By Yuras Karmanau | Oct 14
As police watched warily, far-right and nationalist groups protested Monday in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv, expressing anger at President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and his long-awaited peace plan for eastern Ukraine.


News

Ambassador Expected to Testify Key Assurance Came from Trump

Ambassador Expected to Testify Key Assurance Came from Trump

NATIONAL | By Eric Tucker, Mary Clare Jalonick and Lisa Mascaro | Oct 14
A U.S. ambassador is expected to tell Congress that his text message reassuring another envoy that there was no quid pro quo in their interactions with Ukraine was based solely on what President Donald Trump told him.


Entertainment

 Review :: Where Do We Go From Here?

Review :: Where Do We Go From Here?

MOVIES | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 14
Writer-director Anthony Meindl puts a human face — a group of human faces, actually — on the epidemic of gun violence that plagues the United States with this anthology film, in which three parallel stories unfold while historic tragedies loom.


Business

AP Interview: Sanders Details Plan to 'End Corporate Greed'

AP Interview: Sanders Details Plan to 'End Corporate Greed'

LEGAL | By Will Weissert | Oct 14
Bernie Sanders has released a major proposal to "end corporate greed and corruption" by requiring large companies to give ownership stakes to their workers.


Technology

Census Bureau Seeks State Data, Including Citizenship Info

Census Bureau Seeks State Data, Including Citizenship Info

PERSONAL TECH | By Mike Schneider | Oct 14
The U.S. Census Bureau is asking states for drivers' license records that typically include citizenship data after the U.S. Supreme Court blocked plans to include a citizenship question in its 2020 population count.


Finance

Is Premium Economy Airfare Worth the Money?

Is Premium Economy Airfare Worth the Money?

SAVING | By Liz Weston, NerdWallet | Sep 25
As coach travel gets more cramped, airlines have added "premium economy" sections that promise more space and comfort — often at a substantially higher price.


Cars

Subaru Recalls Some Forester Vehicles Due to Airbag Issue

Subaru Recalls Some Forester Vehicles Due to Airbag Issue

AUTO NEWS | Oct 11
Subaru is recalling more than 350,000 Forester vehicles with heated seats because an electrical connection in the front passenger seat may loosen and deactivate the airbag even though the seat is occupied.


Style

For Huda Kattan, Beauty Has Become a Billion-Dollar Business

For Huda Kattan, Beauty Has Become a Billion-Dollar Business

CORPORATE | By Malak Harb | Oct 14
From a humble start of leaving the world of finance to write a beauty blog, Huda Kattan now has become one of the most recognizable names in makeup around the world.


Nightlife

Disney Gay Days Anaheim  :: October 4-6, 2019

Disney Gay Days Anaheim :: October 4-6, 2019

PHOTO ALBUMS | Oct 10
Over 30,000 members of the LGBTQ community donned their red t-shirts and rainbow mickey ears for the 22nd annual Disney Gay Days Anaheim, where the happiest place on earth became the gayest place on earth.