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Health Plan's 'Cadillac Tax' May Finally Be Running Out Of Gas

Health Plan's 'Cadillac Tax' May Finally Be Running Out Of Gas

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Julie Rovner | Aug 19
The politics of health care are changing. And one of the most controversial parts of the Affordable Care Act — the so-called Cadillac tax — may be about to change with it

Would-Be Deputy, HIV-Positive, Suing Over Lost Job Offer

Would-Be Deputy, HIV-Positive, Suing Over Lost Job Offer

NEWS | Aug 19
A January trial date has been set in a lawsuit accusing a Louisiana sheriff of rescinding a job offer to an applicant who is HIV-positive.

Trump Dismisses Worries of Recession, Says Economy is Strong

Trump Dismisses Worries of Recession, Says Economy is Strong

NEWS | By Kevin Freking | Aug 19
President Donald Trump dismissed concerns of recession on Sunday and offered an optimistic outlook for the economy after last week's steep drop in the financial markets.

Ending a Drought for R-rated Comedies, 'Good Boys' is No. 1

Ending a Drought for R-rated Comedies, 'Good Boys' is No. 1

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Aug 18
The R-rated comedy, left for dead by some Hollywood studios, again reached No.1 at the box office over the weekend thanks to the raunchy coming-of-age tale "Good Boys," about a trio of 12-year-olds on a crude misadventure.

Migrants Jump Off Rescue Boat to Try to Reach Italian Island

Migrants Jump Off Rescue Boat to Try to Reach Italian Island

NEWS | By Frances D'Emilio | Aug 18
Several migrants jumped into the sea from a Spanish rescue boat Sunday in a thwarted bid to reach shore in Italy, where the government's hard-line interior minister, Matteo Salvini, has refused to let the 107 passengers disembark.

Funeral for Lost Ice: Iceland Bids Farewell to Glacier

Funeral for Lost Ice: Iceland Bids Farewell to Glacier

NEWS | By Seth Borenstein | Aug 18
It was a funeral for ice. With poetry, moments of silence and political speeches about the urgent need to fight climate change, Icelandic officials, activists and others bade goodbye to what once was a glacier.

Trump Economic Adviser Dismisses Fears of Looming Recession

Trump Economic Adviser Dismisses Fears of Looming Recession

NEWS | By Kevin Freking | Aug 18
President Donald Trump's top economic adviser is playing down fears of a looming recession after last week's sharp drop in the financial markets and predicting the economy will perform well in the second half of 2019.

Eataly Severs Ties with Mario Batali amid Misconduct Scandal

Eataly Severs Ties with Mario Batali amid Misconduct Scandal

STYLE | Aug 18
Chef Mario Batali, whose career crumbled amid sexual misconduct allegations, no longer owns a stake in Eataly, the Italian marketplaces he once heavily promoted.

Epstein's Purported Madam Now a Focus in Sex Abuse Cases

Epstein's Purported Madam Now a Focus in Sex Abuse Cases

NEWS | By Curt Anderson | Aug 18
She's been called Jeffrey Epstein's madam, the woman who recruited girls for his sexual appetites, and at times his social planner and household organizer in places ranging from New York to Palm Beach, Florida.

British Journalist Says He Was Victim of Planned Assault

British Journalist Says He Was Victim of Planned Assault

NEWS | Aug 18
A well-known left-wing British journalist says he was pushed to the ground and kicked in the head in what he described as a "blatant premeditated assault."


News

Backers of Rural Dental Care Find Something to Smile About

Backers of Rural Dental Care Find Something to Smile About

NATIONAL | By Marina Villeneuve | Aug 18
It can be hard to keep smiles healthy in rural areas, where dentists are few and far between and residents often are poor and lack dental coverage. Efforts to remedy the problem have produced varying degrees of success. The biggest obstacle? Dentists.


Entertainment

 Review :: Queering The Script

Review :: Queering The Script

MOVIES | By Louise Adams | Aug 18
This documentary talks about the importance of LGBTQ+ television representation, as well as the particularities and power of queer fandom.


Business

How to Bypass ATM Fees While You're On the Road

How to Bypass ATM Fees While You're On the Road

LEGAL | By Margarette Burnette, Nerdwallet | Aug 18
If a handy machine is not in your bank's network, you could get a double whammy of fees. You can avoid paying ATM surcharges, however, with some prep work. Here are ways to get cash without the expense on your next trip.


Finance

Europe on a Budget? 'Secret Flying' Says Yes

Europe on a Budget? 'Secret Flying' Says Yes

SAVING | Aug 14
If you're looking for deeply discounted airfare, Secret Flying aggregates hundreds of flight routes each week to make your next bucket list vacation a reality.


Cars

Uber's Deng Talks Post-Airport Food Delivery, Stress Relief

Uber's Deng Talks Post-Airport Food Delivery, Stress Relief

AUTO NEWS | By Cathy Bussewitz | Aug 14
Uber began as a ride-hailing company, but its ambition to become the "Amazon of transportation" has pushed its leaders to experiment with bus fleets, transit and its growing food delivery business.


Style

Tiffany Introduces Men's Jewelry Collection

Tiffany Introduces Men's Jewelry Collection

FASHION | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Aug 16
Tiffany & Co. is launching its first comprehensive jewelry collection for men in October as it seeks to diversify its traditional customer base.


Health/Fitness

French Police Suicide Rate Climbs, French Govt Is Flummoxed

French Police Suicide Rate Climbs, French Govt Is Flummoxed

INTERNATIONAL | By Elaine Ganley | Aug 18
Three riot police officers, a police commander, a police academy teacher — all are among eight French police officers who have killed themselves recently. That makes 64 so far this year — and the number just keeps on climbing.


Travel

7 Places to Fall in Love with New York State This Autumn

7 Places to Fall in Love with New York State This Autumn

Aug 16
These exciting new hotels are the perfect way to anchor a day-long or weekend getaway, and this autumn will showcase an array of impressive additions to a rapidly expanding hotel landscape.