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Governments to Discuss Tackling Tuberculosis at UN Summit

Governments to Discuss Tackling Tuberculosis at UN Summit

NEWS | By Frank Jordans | Sep 26
Governments from around the world will gather Wednesday to discuss the persistent scourge of tuberculosis, which last year claimed more lives than any other communicable disease.

Antibiotics for Appendicitis? Surgery Often Not Needed

Antibiotics for Appendicitis? Surgery Often Not Needed

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Lindsey Tanner | Sep 26
Advances in imaging tests, mainly CT scans, have made it easier to determine if an appendix might burst, or if patients could be safely treated without surgery.

PopUps: Justin Bieber Reportedly Spotted at Gay Club in Zurich

PopUps: Justin Bieber Reportedly Spotted at Gay Club in Zurich

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 26
Justin Bieber was spotted making out at a gay club in Zurich, Switzerland, according to People magazine.

Watch: Laughter at Trump Among a Long Line of Shocking UN Moments

Watch: Laughter at Trump Among a Long Line of Shocking UN Moments

NEWS | By Tamer Fakahany | Sep 26
The laughter was sudden, loud and unexpected.

With Kavanaugh Nomination, Trump Faces #MeToo

With Kavanaugh Nomination, Trump Faces #MeToo

NEWS | By Catherine Lucey, Zeke Miller and Jonathan Lemire | Sep 26
President Donald Trump's victory helped give rise to the #MeToo era.

'Southern Charm' Reality Star Ravenel Charged in Sex Assault

'Southern Charm' Reality Star Ravenel Charged in Sex Assault

NEWS | Sep 26
Reality television star Thomas Ravenel was arrested Thursday after a former nanny said he fondled her at his South Carolina home featured in his TV show "Southern Charm" nearly four years ago.

'America's Got Talent' Finale Gives Boost to NBC

'America's Got Talent' Finale Gives Boost to NBC

ENTERTAINMENT | By David Bauder | Sep 26
"America's Got Talent" ended its summer run last week with the most-watched entertainment programs on television since May, although its popularity dipped this summer.

Watch: Will Smith Marks 50th Birthday with a Leap Near Grand Canyon

Watch: Will Smith Marks 50th Birthday with a Leap Near Grand Canyon

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 26
Like a scene out of a high-octane action movie that he would star in, Will Smith celebrated his 50th birthday Tuesday by successfully bungee jumping from a helicopter near the Grand Canyon.

Cosby's Defenders Decry Him as Victim of Racism and Sexism

Cosby's Defenders Decry Him as Victim of Racism and Sexism

NEWS | By Maryclaire Dale and Michael R. Sisak | Sep 26
A publicist for the once-beloved Bill Cosby complained that his conviction and three- to 10-year prison term for sexual assault stem from a racist and sexist justice system, as the defense vowed to appeal the first celebrity trial of the #MeToo era.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Biopic to Open AFI Fest

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Biopic to Open AFI Fest

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 26
The Ruth Bader Ginsburg biopic "On the Basis of Sex" is having its world premiere at the 32nd AFI Fest in Los Angeles.


News

GOP Lines Up Kavanaugh Vote Plan as Showdown Hearing Nears

GOP Lines Up Kavanaugh Vote Plan as Showdown Hearing Nears

NATIONAL | By Alan Fram and Lisa Mascaro | Sep 26
Trump denounced Democratic efforts to block Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation as a cynical "con job" and launched a dismissive attack on a second woman accusing the nominee of sexual misconduct in the 1980s, asserting she "has nothing."


Entertainment

 Review :: The Exorcist II - The Heretic

Review :: The Exorcist II - The Heretic

MOVIES | By Ken Tasho | Sep 26
The downward spiral of the demon-induced "Exorcist" movie franchise began with its first sequel, a film so god-awful that many critics have put it on their "worst movie of all time" list.


Business

Mattis: Jury Is Out On Women Succeeding in Combat Jobs

Mattis: Jury Is Out On Women Succeeding in Combat Jobs

FINANCE | By Lolita C. Baldor | Sep 26
The jury is still out on whether women can be successful in infantry jobs, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Tuesday, while offering students at the Virginia Military Institute a dim view of female troops serving on the front line.


Finance

New Medicare Advantage Tool to Lower Prices May Wreak Havoc

New Medicare Advantage Tool to Lower Prices May Wreak Havoc

HEALTH | Sep 18
Starting next year, Medicare Advantage plans will be able to add restrictions on expensive, injectable drugs administered by doctors to treat cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, macular degeneration and other serious diseases.


Cars

Germany's Porsche Says It Won't Produce New Diesel Models

Germany's Porsche Says It Won't Produce New Diesel Models

AUTO NEWS | Sep 25
Porsche's chief executive says the sports car maker won't produce any new diesel models in the wake of parent company Volkswagen's diesel emissions scandal.


Style

Score! Scrabble Dictionary Adds "OK" and "ew" to Official Play

Score! Scrabble Dictionary Adds "OK" and "ew" to Official Play

HOME | By Leanne Italie | Sep 26
Scrabble players, time to rethink your game because 300 new words are coming your way, including some long-awaited gems: OK and ew, to name a few.


Health/Fitness

Ken Burns Turns His Attention to the Mayo Clinic

Ken Burns Turns His Attention to the Mayo Clinic

HEALTH | By Mark Kennedy | Sep 25
After spearheading an epic, 18-hour documentary on the Vietnam War, acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns has turned to more personal subject matter — one that knows him very intimately, too.


Travel

In Paris, Airbnb Blamed for All Kinds of Ills

In Paris, Airbnb Blamed for All Kinds of Ills

By John Leicester | Sep 26
Parisians and City Hall officials are expressing deep qualms about having so many visitors directly in their midst, no longer largely corralled in hotels but instead living, albeit temporarily, cheek-by-jowl with locals in properties rented online.


Nightlife

Soaked! @ @ The Standard :: September 22, 2018

Soaked! @ @ The Standard :: September 22, 2018

PHOTO ALBUMS | Sep 24
Summer came to an end at Soaked! Hosted by Impulse Los Angeles, the beautiful weather brought all the hot guys out to the pool to celebrate this great event!