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After Close Vote, Panel Sends Pompeo Nomination to Senate

After Close Vote, Panel Sends Pompeo Nomination to Senate

NEWS | By Lisa Mascaro | Apr 24
Mike Pompeo, President Donald Trump's choice for secretary of state, avoided a rare rebuke Monday as the Senate Foreign Relations Committee narrowly recommended him.

CDC Chief Makes $375K, Far Exceeding His Predecessors' Pay

CDC Chief Makes $375K, Far Exceeding His Predecessors' Pay

NEWS | By Mike Stobbe | Apr 24
The new head of the nation's top public health agency is getting paid nearly twice what his predecessor made and far more than other past directors, government officials confirmed.

Paris Hilton Talks #MeToo, Marriage and Becoming a Mom

Paris Hilton Talks #MeToo, Marriage and Becoming a Mom

NEWS | By Leanne Italie | Apr 24
Paris Hilton "literally regrets" saying before the 2016 election that women who accused then-candidate Donald Trump of sexual misconduct were merely after fame and attention.

Avicii's Family Thanks Fans for Support After His Death

Avicii's Family Thanks Fans for Support After His Death

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mesfin Fekadu | Apr 24
The family of Avicii is thanking his fans for their support days after the superstar DJ died.

Spokesman: George HW Bush is Eager to Get Well, Go to Maine

Spokesman: George HW Bush is Eager to Get Well, Go to Maine

NEWS | By Michael Graczyk | Apr 24
Former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston with an infection, just after attending the funeral of his wife, Barbara, a spokesman said.

Prince Heirs Sue Illinois Hospital Over Care During Overdose

Prince Heirs Sue Illinois Hospital Over Care During Overdose

NEWS | By Amy Forliti | Apr 24
Prince's heirs sued Walgreens and the Illinois hospital that treated the music superstar after he suffered from an opioid overdose, alleging that a doctor and various pharmacists failed to provide Prince with reasonable care, contributing to his death.

For the First Time, Facebook Spells Out What it Forbids

For the First Time, Facebook Spells Out What it Forbids

NEWS | By Barbara Ortutay | Apr 24
If you've ever wondered exactly what sorts of things Facebook would like you not to do on its service, you're in luck.

Royal Wedding Dress: Will Meghan Go Trendy or Classic?

Royal Wedding Dress: Will Meghan Go Trendy or Classic?

NEWS | By Sylvia Hui | Apr 24
A dramatic ball gown, or a classic, simple silhouette? Sleeves, or bare shoulders?

From 'Jumanji' to Tarantino, Sony Teases Varied Slate

From 'Jumanji' to Tarantino, Sony Teases Varied Slate

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Apr 24
Sony Pictures Entertainment Chairman Tom Rothman assured theater owners Monday that his studio is dedicated to appealing to a range of audiences.

Oscars Returning to February, Announce Key Dates of Season

Oscars Returning to February, Announce Key Dates of Season

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 24
Next year's Oscars season has been set, with several events leading up to the broadcast of the 91st Academy Awards on Feb. 24, 2019.


News

Cynthia Nixon Joins Climate Change March, Rally

Cynthia Nixon Joins Climate Change March, Rally

POLITICS | Apr 23
"Sex and the City" star and Democratic candidate for New York governor Cynthia Nixon has joined hundreds of environmentalists in a march and rally protesting incumbent Andrew Cuomo's climate change policies.


Business

Pot Politics: Schumer Joins Politicians Rethinking Marijuana

Pot Politics: Schumer Joins Politicians Rethinking Marijuana

CORPORATE | By Kevin Freking | Apr 23
The top Senate Democrat is using marijuana's informal holiday to announce a change of heart about the drug, another sign of the growing political acceptance of pot.


Finance

Love That Home's View? See How Much More You'll Pay

Love That Home's View? See How Much More You'll Pay

HOME | By Marilyn Lewis | Mar 26
A house with a fabulous view can be hard for a homebuyer to resist. But seeing the mountains, water or city lights from the comfort of home comes at a price.


Cars

China Auto Show Highlights Industry's Electric Ambitions

China Auto Show Highlights Industry's Electric Ambitions

AUTO NEWS | By Joe McDonald | Apr 23
The biggest global auto show of the year showcases China's ambitions to become a leader in electric cars and the industry's multibillion-dollar scramble to roll out models that appeal to price-conscious but demanding Chinese drivers.


Style

Toss That Romain! E. coli Outbreak Hits Hard

Toss That Romain! E. coli Outbreak Hits Hard

FOOD/DRINK | By Terry Tang | Apr 23
U.S. health officials on Friday told consumers to throw away any store-bought romaine lettuce they have in their kitchens and warned restaurants not to serve it amid an E. coli outbreak.


Travel

Tips for Surviving an Airplane Crash

Tips for Surviving an Airplane Crash

Apr 23
In the rare chance of a crash, there are some things passengers can do to improve their odds of surviving. Here are some tips adapted from a British Airways safety awareness course.


Nightlife

Imperial Court of Rhode Island's Coronation XXVI :: April 21, 2018

Imperial Court of Rhode Island's Coronation XXVI :: April 21, 2018

PHOTO ALBUMS | Apr 23
With guests from across the U. S. and Canada, Providence was the place to be as the Imperial Court of Rhode Island held their 26th Coronation. Congratulations to Emperor XXVI Tom B. Lovely-Austenson and Regent Empress for Reign XXVI Jealousy Jonz.