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

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

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Dec 12
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.

Trump Campaign Russia Contacts Alarm Intelligence Experts

Trump Campaign Russia Contacts Alarm Intelligence Experts

NEWS | By Susannah George | Dec 12
From suggestions of "political synergy" and offers of business deals to contact with more than a dozen people in then-candidate Donald Trump's orbit, Russian outreach to the Trump campaign has a familiar and alarming pattern to experts in the intelligence

Judge Gives Ex-Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen 3 Years in Prison

Judge Gives Ex-Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen 3 Years in Prison

NEWS | By Larry Neumeister and Tom Hays | Dec 12
Michael Cohen, who as President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison for an array of crimes that included arranging the payment of hush money to two women that he says was done at the direction of Trump.

In New Interview, Ellen DeGeneres Says She's Considering Leaving Talkshow

In New Interview, Ellen DeGeneres Says She's Considering Leaving Talkshow

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 12
Are Ellen DeGeneres's days of being the queen of daytime TV coming to an end?

'A Star Is Born' Tops SAG Awards Nominations, Snubs Abound

'A Star Is Born' Tops SAG Awards Nominations, Snubs Abound

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Dec 12
"A Star Is Born" led nominations for the 25th Screen Actors Guild Awards with four nods including best ensemble on Wednesday, firmly establishing Bradley Cooper's romantic revival as this year's Academy Awards front runner.

Andy Cohen Calls Out Former 'Real Housewives' Star Over Anti-LGBTQ Tweets

Andy Cohen Calls Out Former 'Real Housewives' Star Over Anti-LGBTQ Tweets

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 12
Andy Cohen is calling out Jim Marchese, who used to appear on the Bravo show "Real Housewives of New Jersey," over anti-LGBTQ tweets.

Carbon Conscious: How One Man is Shrinking His Footprint

Carbon Conscious: How One Man is Shrinking His Footprint

TECHNOLOGY | By Frank Jordans and Daniel Niemann | Dec 12
Dirk Gratzel counts his carbon emissions. He's among a small but growing number of people looking for ways to cut their personal greenhouse gas emissions from levels that scientists say are unsustainable if global warming is to be curbed.

UK Disarray: May to Face No-Confidence Vote by Lawmakers

UK Disarray: May to Face No-Confidence Vote by Lawmakers

BUSINESS | By Jill Lawless | Dec 12
British politics was thrown into chaos and Brexit into doubt Wednesday as Conservative lawmakers triggered a no-confidence vote in Prime Minister Theresa May that will see her removed as party and government leader if she loses.

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

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

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 12
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.

Workout Wednesday: Monster Shoulders in One Move

Workout Wednesday: Monster Shoulders in One Move

Pack muscle onto your delts with the Dumbbell Military Press. With good form, it's one of the safest and most effective exercises for your shoulders.


News

Watch: Former Officer Says CHP Stands for 'California Homophobic Patrol'

Watch: Former Officer Says CHP Stands for 'California Homophobic Patrol'

NATIONAL | Dec 12
Jay Brome is a two-decade veteran of the California Highway Patrol, or CHP — but, according to the former officer, "[F]or me, CHP means something else: 'California Homophobic Patrol."


Entertainment

 Review :: Mary Poppins Returns

Review :: Mary Poppins Returns

MOVIES | By Michael Cox | Dec 12
It's not hard to describe "Mary Poppins Returns," the new sequel to the legendary 1964 Disney musical about a mysterious and magical nanny, as long as your vocabulary includes the word supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.


Business

Michigan GOP Advances Bill to Make Ballot Drives Harder

Michigan GOP Advances Bill to Make Ballot Drives Harder

LEGAL | By David Eggert | Dec 13
Michigan Republicans moved Wednesday to curtail ballot initiatives by advancing a measure assailed by critics as an unconstitutional, lame-duck power grab from voters or incoming Democratic officeholders.


Finance

Need Health Insurance? Deadline is December 15

Need Health Insurance? Deadline is December 15

HEALTH | By Michelle Andrews | Dec 10
The annual open-enrollment period for people who buy their own insurance on the Affordable Care Act's marketplaces ends Dec. 15 in most states.


Cars

Hertz, Clear Partner to Speed Rentals with Biometric Scans

Hertz, Clear Partner to Speed Rentals with Biometric Scans

PERSONAL TECH | By Dee-Ann Durbin | Dec 11
Hertz said Tuesday it is teaming up with Clear, the maker of biometric screening kiosks found at many airports, in an effort to slash the time it takes to pick up a rental car.


Style

Eat, Drink and Gift Merrily: 8 Ideas for the Epicure

Eat, Drink and Gift Merrily: 8 Ideas for the Epicure

FOOD/DRINK | By April Stamm | Dec 12
Have you been tasked with finding the perfect something for that special person with a taste for the finer things in life? Here are eight ideas from stocking stuffers to bubbly to ring in the New Year.


Health/Fitness

5 Tips for a Healthy Holiday Season

5 Tips for a Healthy Holiday Season

HEALTH | Dec 12
For those living with HIV or associated autoimmune diseases, a season marked by decadent meals and running around visiting family and friends can make getting through each day a physical and mental challenge


Travel

Airline Group Says Christmas Travel Will Increase by 5.2 Percent

Airline Group Says Christmas Travel Will Increase by 5.2 Percent

Dec 12
U.S. airlines expect a 5.2 percent increase in air travel during the Christmas and New Year's break, to more than 2.5 million people a day. The busiest day is expected to be the Friday before Christmas.


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.