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Trump, in Texas, Bashes Democrats as 'Crazy,' Unpatriotic

Trump, in Texas, Bashes Democrats as 'Crazy,' Unpatriotic

NEWS | By Jill Colvin and Kevin Freking | Oct 18
President Donald Trump tried to turn impeachment rancor into a political rallying cry Thursday, using a Texas rally to bash Democrats as "crazy" and unpatriotic as they push forward with their investigations.

n Protest Clouds, Hong Kong Tourists See Silver Lining

n Protest Clouds, Hong Kong Tourists See Silver Lining

NEWS | By John Leicester | Oct 18
No tiresome wait for hugs and kisses from Mickey and Minnie Mouse. No queue at all for Hyperspace Mountain, where thrill-seekers are so scarce that Star Wars' Admiral Ackbar speaks to himself in the dark.

New Orleans to Explode Huge Unstable Cranes Ahead of Storm

New Orleans to Explode Huge Unstable Cranes Ahead of Storm

NEWS | By Rebecca Santana and Kevin McGill | Oct 18
The city of New Orleans is preparing to explode two giant, badly damaged construction cranes that are towering over a partially collapsed hotel project at the edge of the French Quarter.

Trump, in Texas, Bashes Democrats As 'Crazy,' Unpatriotic

Trump, in Texas, Bashes Democrats As 'Crazy,' Unpatriotic

NEWS | By Jill Colvin and Kevin Freking | Oct 18
President Donald Trump tried to turn impeachment rancor into a political rallying cry Thursday, using a Texas rally to bash Democrats as "crazy" and unpatriotic as they push forward with their investigations.

Can Pete Buttigieg, Cool and Cerebral, Second That Emotion?

Can Pete Buttigieg, Cool and Cerebral, Second That Emotion?

NEWS | By Thomas Beaumont | Oct 18
Of the many ways the 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is different from his better-known rivals, there is this: His ingrained emotional restraint in a show-all-tell-all era.

For Springsteen, 'Western Stars' Made Sense After Book, Play

For Springsteen, 'Western Stars' Made Sense After Book, Play

ENTERTAINMENT | By John Carucci | Oct 18
"Western Stars" was just the change of pace that Bruce Springsteen needed after baring his soul over the past few years.

Fashion Show Lets Down Syndrome Models Strut Their Stuff

Fashion Show Lets Down Syndrome Models Strut Their Stuff

STYLE | By Gary Gerard Hamilton | Oct 18
Though New York's Fashion Week wrapped more than a month ago, there was plenty of fierce fashion at the second annual "Gigi's Playhouse Fashion Show" on Wednesday, an event that allows young people with Down syndrome to share their talent.

Pop Culturing: Cupid's Arrow Hits & Misses Amazon's Starry Anthology Series 'Modern Love'

Pop Culturing: Cupid's Arrow Hits & Misses Amazon's Starry Anthology Series 'Modern Love'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 18
The New York Times's popular "Modern Love" column is turned into an anthology series for Amazon, featuring big names like Anne Hathaway, Tina Fey, Dev Patel and more.

US Picks Trump Resort for G-7; Critics Call Choice 'Brazen'

US Picks Trump Resort for G-7; Critics Call Choice 'Brazen'

NEWS | By Kevin Freking and Bernard Condon | Oct 18
President Donald Trump's suggestion that his Miami golf resort host next year's Group of Seven summit became a reality Thursday, sparking an outcry from critics.

Riots Darken Catalan Separatist Dream of Peaceful Secession

Riots Darken Catalan Separatist Dream of Peaceful Secession

NEWS | Oct 18
For years, Catalonia's separatist movement painstakingly built an amiable image of its quest to secede from Spain.


News

Plan to Close Notorious Rikers Jail Complex by 2026 Approved

Plan to Close Notorious Rikers Jail Complex by 2026 Approved

CRIME | By Karen Matthews | Oct 18
New York City lawmakers voted Thursday to close the notorious Rikers Island jail complex, which has become synonymous with violence and neglect, and replace it with four smaller jails.


Business

China's Economic Slowdown Deepens, Weighing on Global Growth

China's Economic Slowdown Deepens, Weighing on Global Growth

FINANCE | By Joe McDonald | Oct 18
China's economic growth sank to a 26-year low in the latest quarter amid pressure from a trade war with Washington, adding to a deepening slump that is weighing on global growth.


Technology

Deep-Sea Explorers Seek Out Sunken World War II Ships

Deep-Sea Explorers Seek Out Sunken World War II Ships

SCIENCE | By Caleb Jones | Oct 18
Deep-sea explorers scouring the world's oceans for sunken World War II ships are focusing in on debris fields deep in the Pacific, in an area where one of the most decisive battles of the time took place.


Finance

Patients Eligible For Charity Care Instead Get Big Bills

Patients Eligible For Charity Care Instead Get Big Bills

HEALTH | By Jordan Rau | Oct 16
Under the Affordable Care Act, nonprofit hospitals are required to provide free or discounted care to patients of meager incomes — or risk losing their tax-exempt status. These price breaks can help people avoid financial catastrophe.


Cars

Workers Celebrate Deal with GM, Show Union Power in Industry

Workers Celebrate Deal with GM, Show Union Power in Industry

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Oct 17
On the picket lines at a General Motors transmission plant in Toledo, Ohio, passing cars honked and striking workers celebrated a tentative contract deal by munching on 10 pizzas dropped off by a supporter.


Style

Retail Worry: Will Wine and Cheese Tariffs Hurt Holiday Sales?

Retail Worry: Will Wine and Cheese Tariffs Hurt Holiday Sales?

FINANCE | By Joyce M. Rosenberg | Oct 17
The tariffs the Trump administration is about to impose on wine, liquor and cheese from Europe couldn't come at a worse time for small retailers.


Health/Fitness

Researchers Find Drug Can Help Reverse Liver Disease in HIV-Positive People

Researchers Find Drug Can Help Reverse Liver Disease in HIV-Positive People

AIDS | By Sam Cronin | Oct 17
National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers have identified a new use for tesamorelin which may help reverse liver disease in those living with HIV. Read the highlights of the NIH press release here.


Travel

MoMA Reopens with More Space, Fresh Juxtapositions

MoMA Reopens with More Space, Fresh Juxtapositions

FINE ARTS | By Katherine Roth | Oct 17
The Museum of Modern Art's new $450 million, 47,000-square-foot expansion offers visitors more than much-needed elbow room. It emphasizes new juxtapositions of works to encourage broader perspectives and new narratives.


Nightlife

Las Vegas Pride :: October 11-12, 2019

Las Vegas Pride :: October 11-12, 2019

PHOTO ALBUMS | Oct 16
Downtown Las Vegas celebrated its largest Pride yet, with a fabulous nighttime parade and a day and a half of festival fun.