Gay Philadelphia: The Latest

Rock On: Michelle Obama Book Tour is Reaching High

Rock On: Michelle Obama Book Tour is Reaching High

NEWS | By Hillel Italie | Sep 22
Check out the upcoming events at Chicago's United Center and you'll see Bulls games, Blackhawks games and concerts by Fleetwood Mac, Nicki Minaj and Cher, among others. And former first lady Michelle Obama, to launch her book tour in November.

It's Tapped: Beer Flows as Oktoberfest Opens in Munich

It's Tapped: Beer Flows as Oktoberfest Opens in Munich

NEWS | Sep 22
The first keg has been tapped and the beer is flowing as the 185th Oktoberfest gets underway in Munich.

Alzheimer's Opera 'Sky on Swings' Opens in Philadelphia

Alzheimer's Opera 'Sky on Swings' Opens in Philadelphia

ENTERTAINMENT | By Ronald Blum | Sep 22
Frederica von Stade sat on a table singing, her face filled with fear and wonder, her character unsure where she was going and where she had been.

Wendy Williams' New Hot Topic: Helping Substance Abusers

Wendy Williams' New Hot Topic: Helping Substance Abusers

ENTERTAINMENT | By Leanne Italie | Sep 22
Talk show diva Wendy Williams feels lucky to be alive after more than a decade of cocaine abuse and now wants to help others be present in their own lives.

Freddy Krueger Ready to Scare The Cast of 'The Goldbergs'

Freddy Krueger Ready to Scare The Cast of 'The Goldbergs'

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 22
Freddy Krueger is coming for "The Goldbergs."

Burt Reynolds Mourned at Small Private Memorial in Florida

Burt Reynolds Mourned at Small Private Memorial in Florida

NEWS | Sep 22
About 80 of Burt Reynolds' friends and relatives shared memories of the late actor at a private memorial service.

DHS Secretary: FEMA Chief Misused Cars, but Won't Lose Job

DHS Secretary: FEMA Chief Misused Cars, but Won't Lose Job

NEWS | By Colleen Long | Sep 22
The head of the federal disaster response agency used government vehicles without proper authorization, but will not lose his job over it, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Friday.

Gunmen Attack Iran Military Parade, Killing at Least 24

Gunmen Attack Iran Military Parade, Killing at Least 24

NEWS | By Nasser Karimi and Jon Gambrell | Sep 22
Gunmen attacked an annual Iranian military parade Saturday in the country's oil-rich southwest, killing at least 24 people and wounding 53 in the bloodiest assault to strike the country in recent years.

Overconfident? Dem Optimism Surges as Midterms Approach

Overconfident? Dem Optimism Surges as Midterms Approach

NEWS | By Steve Peoples and Juana Summers | Sep 22
The fight for the House majority is over. At least that's the sense from a growing number of Democrats who are increasingly confident in their quest to seize control of at least one chamber of Congress six weeks before Election Day.

Trump Picks Combat Over Caution in Court Fight

Trump Picks Combat Over Caution in Court Fight

NEWS | By Jonathan Lemire, Catherine Lucey and Zeke Miller | Sep 22
White House aides and congressional allies worked all week to keep President Donald Trump from unloading on the woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct.


News

Rosenstein's Fate Could Turn On Which Account Trump Believes

Rosenstein's Fate Could Turn On Which Account Trump Believes

NATIONAL | By Eric Tucker and Michael Balsamo | Sep 22
The fate of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who discussed secretly recording President Donald Trump and possibly suggested removing him from office, could turn on whether Trump believes the account.


Entertainment

 Review :: Kill The Monsters

Review :: Kill The Monsters

MOVIES | By Roger Walker-Dack | Sep 22
An ambitious dramedy that links a road trip across the U.S. to an American allegory and makes for fascinating viewing.


Business

Groups Say Medicare Discounts Threatened in Opioids Bill

Groups Say Medicare Discounts Threatened in Opioids Bill

CORPORATE | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Sep 22
Consumer and health care groups are scrambling to block what they say is a move by the pharmaceutical industry to commandeer must-pass opioids epidemic legislation as a vehicle for rolling back drugmaker discounts to Medicare beneficiaries.


Technology

Memory's Frailty May Be Playing Role in Kavanaugh Matter

Memory's Frailty May Be Playing Role in Kavanaugh Matter

SCIENCE | By Malcolm Ritter | Sep 22
It's possible that both Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford — the woman who says a drunken Kavanaugh pinned her to a bed and groped her at a party when they were teenagers in the early 1980s — believe what they say.


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

Ford Motor Told to Pay Thai Customers for Transmission Woes

Ford Motor Told to Pay Thai Customers for Transmission Woes

AUTO NEWS | By Tassanee Vejpongsa | Sep 22
A Thai court has ordered a local sales affiliate of Ford Motor Co. to pay 291 customers a total of about $720,000 in compensation for selling cars equipped with faulty transmissions.


Style

Fresh for Fall: 5 Sweaters and Sweatshirts for Cozy Comfort

Fresh for Fall: 5 Sweaters and Sweatshirts for Cozy Comfort

FASHION | By Andrew Villagomez | Sep 22
Summer is gone and it's officially time to get your fall wardrobe in gear. Transitional pieces and layering are key as the weather changes and cool nights start to roll in.


Travel

Barrier Reef Tourists Warned After 2 Shark Attacks in 2 Days

Barrier Reef Tourists Warned After 2 Shark Attacks in 2 Days

Sep 21
Tourists were warned to keep out of the water in the Whitsunday Islands on Australia's Great Barrier Reef after two swimmers were critically hurt in shark attacks on consecutive days.