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2018 Breakthrough: Awkwafina of 'Crazy Rich Asians'

2018 Breakthrough: Awkwafina of 'Crazy Rich Asians'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Dec 15
Awkwafina became a household name this summer, stealing scenes from the likes of Cate Blanchett and Sandra Bullock in the heist movie "Ocean's 8" and then as a standout in the cultural phenomenon that was "Crazy Rich Asians."

For 76-Year-old Joe Biden, Age o Factor as He Mulls 2020 Run

For 76-Year-old Joe Biden, Age o Factor as He Mulls 2020 Run

NEWS | By Thomas Beaumont, Meg Kinnard and Bill Barrow | Dec 15
As he considers running for president, Joe Biden is talking with friends and longtime supporters about whether, at 76, he's too old to seek the White House, according to several sources who have spoken with the former Democratic vice president.

Slain US Student Texted Friend about Roommate's Threat

Slain US Student Texted Friend about Roommate's Threat

NEWS | By Amy Forliti and Mike Corder | Dec 15
An American psychology student who was fatally stabbed in her Netherlands apartment had texted a friend in the U.S. six days before her death, saying her roommate threatened to kill three people.

Beto O'Rourke Still Undecided As 2020 White House Buzz Grows

Beto O'Rourke Still Undecided As 2020 White House Buzz Grows

NEWS | By Will Weissert | Dec 15
When it comes to a 2020 presidential run, Beto O'Rourke is still playing hard to get — even as the buzz around him intensifies.

Budget Head Mulvaney Picked as Trump's Next Chief of Staff

Budget Head Mulvaney Picked as Trump's Next Chief of Staff

NEWS | By Jonathan Lemire, Jill Colvin and Catherine Lucey | Dec 15
President Donald Trump has picked budget director Mick Mulvaney to be his acting chief of staff, ending a chaotic search in which several top contenders took themselves out of the running for the job.

Death of 7-Year-old on Border Raises Questions

Death of 7-Year-old on Border Raises Questions

NEWS | By Colleen Long and Elliot Spagat | Dec 15
Just 7 years old, Jakelin Amei Rosmery Caal Maquin was picked up by U.S. authorities with her father and other migrants this month in a remote stretch of New Mexico desert.

Scuffles with Police In Paris But Protest Largely Peaceful

Scuffles with Police In Paris But Protest Largely Peaceful

NEWS | By Raphael Satter and Elena Becatoros | Dec 15
Scuffles broke out between protesters and police in central Paris on Saturday on the sidelines of a largely peaceful demonstration, during the fifth straight weekend of protests by the "yellow vest" movement.

Federal Judge Rules Health Care Overhaul Unconstitutional

Federal Judge Rules Health Care Overhaul Unconstitutional

NEWS | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Dec 15
A conservative federal judge in Texas has ruled the Affordable Care Act "invalid" on the eve of the sign-up deadline for next year. But with appeals certain, even the Trump White House said the law will remain in place for now.

7 Exercises That Can Improve Your Sex Life

7 Exercises That Can Improve Your Sex Life

There are many elements that go into a great sexual encounter. But when the moment comes to perform you want to know you have the strength and stamina to bring your A game and enjoy a strong finale.

Nick Cannon Sees Irony in the Way Oscars Handled Kevin Hart

Nick Cannon Sees Irony in the Way Oscars Handled Kevin Hart

ENTERTAINMENT | By Gary Gerard Hamilton | Dec 14
Nick Cannon isn't just defending his friend and fellow comedian Kevin Hart over the Oscars hosting controversy. He's also going after the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences itself.


News

Michael Cohen Claims Trump Knew Hush Money Payments Wrong

Michael Cohen Claims Trump Knew Hush Money Payments Wrong

NATIONAL | By Michael Balsamo | Dec 14
Shaken and facing a prison term, President Trump's longtime personal lawyer said Trump directed him to buy the silence of two women during the 2016 campaign because he was concerned their stories of alleged affairs with him "would affect the election."


Entertainment

Spiritual Gauguin
San Francisco, CA

Spiritual Gauguin

FINE ARTS | By Sura Wood | Dec 9
The show of 60 paintings from the collection of the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek in Copenhagen features revelatory examples of the artist's expressive printmaking, painted wood bas reliefs, and over a dozen, lesser-known primitive experiments with ceramics.

A Year in Review: The 10 Best Albums of 2018

A Year in Review: The 10 Best Albums of 2018

MUSIC | By Jason St. Amand | Dec 14
Presenting the 10 best albums of 2017, including music from Troye Sivan, Mariah Carey, Robyn and more.


Technology

Texas Report Says 'Changing Climate' Intensifying Disasters

Texas Report Says 'Changing Climate' Intensifying Disasters

SCIENCE | By Paul J. Weber | Dec 15
Powerful natural disasters in Texas on the scale of Hurricane Harvey's deadly destruction last year will become more frequent because of a changing climate, warned a new report Thursday ordered by Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott.


Finance

Secret Santa Pays of Laways at New Jersey Walmart

Secret Santa Pays of Laways at New Jersey Walmart

HOME | Dec 14
Christmas came early this year for some customers at a New Jersey Walmart. The Walmart Supercenter in Pohatcong Township says an anonymous "secret Santa" has paid off all remaining items on layaway.


Cars

Malaysia's Proton Launches 1st SUV with China's Geely

Malaysia's Proton Launches 1st SUV with China's Geely

AUTO NEWS | By Eileen Ng | Dec 13
Malaysian national car maker Proton launched its first SUV on Wednesday in a fresh effort to transform its stale brand and turn around its fortunes.


Style

2018's Most Searched Styles and Fashion Questions

2018's Most Searched Styles and Fashion Questions

FASHION | Dec 15
Trunk Club, a personal styling service for men and women, examined the most searched fashion styles in 2018 across all 50 states to see what styles and style questions people across the country are searching for.


Health/Fitness

The Ups and Downs of Flying with Emotional Support Animals

The Ups and Downs of Flying with Emotional Support Animals

CORPORATE | By Christine Calder | Dec 14
The Department of Transportation has been considering new guidelines for flying with emotional support animals since spring 2018, but it doesn't look like those guidelines will be ready in time for the holiday travel season.


Travel

7 Reasons Why Oklahoma City is Drawing a Rainbow Crowd

7 Reasons Why Oklahoma City is Drawing a Rainbow Crowd

By Matthew Wexler | Dec 15
A recent visit revealed a robust culinary and craft brewery scene, cultural and historical attractions, and an emerging LGBTQ community that's increasingly attracting regional and national attention.


Nightlife

Amy & Freddy - Holiday Cabaret Duo at Oasis
San Francisco, CA

Amy & Freddy - Holiday Cabaret Duo at Oasis

NIGHTLIFE EVENTS | By Jim Gladstone | Dec 9
You better think twice if you're expecting anything less than silly fun holiday camp from the consummate piano and vocal duo Amy & Freddy, when they play at Oasis on Sunday, December 16.

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.