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Is It Time to Give Up on the Emmy Awards?

Is It Time to Give Up on the Emmy Awards?

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Nesti | Sep 18
The Emmy Awards hit a new low last night.

Watchdog: EPA Asbestos Protection for Schoolchildren Lagging

Watchdog: EPA Asbestos Protection for Schoolchildren Lagging

The Environmental Protection Agency is shifting money away from a congressionally mandated program meant to get harmful asbestos out of schools.

Man Gets Tickets For Walking Near Boiling-Hot Old Faithful

Man Gets Tickets For Walking Near Boiling-Hot Old Faithful

NEWS | By Mean Gruver | Sep 18
Yellowstone National Park officials have ticketed a man caught on video wandering close to Old Faithful geyser, where he risked burns from the boiling-hot water that erupts every hour or so.

Swoosh: Jenifer Lewis Makes More Than a Fashion Statement At Emmys

Swoosh: Jenifer Lewis Makes More Than a Fashion Statement At Emmys

STYLE | By Leanne Italie | Sep 18
Jenifer Lewis stood with Nike in a bedazzled swoosh sweatshirt on the Emmys new gold carpet and Scarlett Johansson stunned as a goddess in white during the parade of fashion on TV's biggest night.

31 Looks From This Year's Emmy Awards

31 Looks From This Year's Emmy Awards

STYLE | Sep 18
Favorite looks include Tracee Ellis Ross's voluminous Valentino and Rachel Brosnahan's asymmetrical ombre red from Oscar de la Renta. (Photos: Associated Press)

DeVos Play Not Meant as 'Cartoon or Lampoon,' Producer Says

DeVos Play Not Meant as 'Cartoon or Lampoon,' Producer Says

NEWS | By Maria Danilova | Sep 18
Guns in schools to protect students from grizzly bears? Betsy DeVos endured yet another rocky confirmation hearing in the Senate to become education secretary - this time on a theater stage.

Echoes Of Anita Hill in #Metoo Allegation Against Kavanaugh

Echoes Of Anita Hill in #Metoo Allegation Against Kavanaugh

NEWS | By Mark Sherman | Sep 18
The sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh recall Anita Hill's accusations against Clarence Thomas in 1991, but there are important differences as well as cautions for senators considering how to deal with the charges.

Tracee Ellis Ross Leads Parade of Pink on Emmys Carpet

Tracee Ellis Ross Leads Parade of Pink on Emmys Carpet

ENTERTAINMENT | By Leanne Italie | Sep 18
There were princess looks and stars pretty in pink, liquid metallics and a contingent in red for TV's big night at the Emmy Awards.

Wilmington Isle: Food, Water Handouts Set in Isolated City

Wilmington Isle: Food, Water Handouts Set in Isolated City

NEWS | By Chuck Burton and Martha Waggoner | Sep 18
With one of North Carolina's largest cities still mostly cut off by floodwaters from Hurricane Florence, officials prepared to begin distributing food, water and tarps to Wilmington residents.

Showdown Between Kavanaugh, Accuser Scheduled for Next Week

Showdown Between Kavanaugh, Accuser Scheduled for Next Week

NEWS | By Alan Fram and Lisa Mascaro | Sep 18
Republicans are forging ahead with plans for a Senate hearing they had hoped to avoid on a woman's claims that Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when were high schoolers.


Business

Former Colorado Nuke Site Opens to Public as Wildlife Refuge

Former Colorado Nuke Site Opens to Public as Wildlife Refuge

CORPORATE | By Dan Elliott | Sep 17
Cyclists and hikers explored a newly opened wildlife refuge at the site of a former nuclear weapons plant in Colorado on Saturday, while a protester in a gas mask brought signs warning about the dangers of plutonium.


Technology

Tackling Spider Fear and Other Phobias with VR

Tackling Spider Fear and Other Phobias with VR

PERSONAL TECH | Sep 18
Virtual reality therapy can help people with phobias like fear of heights by exposing them gradually to their greatest terrors. The technology is just now reaching the mainstream after 20 years of research.


Finance

Insulin's High Cost Can Lead to Deadly Rationing

Insulin's High Cost Can Lead to Deadly Rationing

HEALTH | Sep 8
Diabetic ketoacidosis is a terrible way to die. It's what happens when you don't have enough insulin. Your blood sugar gets so high that your blood becomes highly acidic, your cells dehydrate, and your body stops functioning.


Cars

Rising Interest Rates Mean Fewer No-Interest Auto Loans

Rising Interest Rates Mean Fewer No-Interest Auto Loans

AUTO NEWS | By Matt Jones | Sep 15
Interest-free offers usually require shoppers to have a credit score above 700 to qualify. But there are other ways to save significant money on a car deal.


Health/Fitness

FDA Plans Public Public Meeting to Discuss Breast Implant Safety

FDA Plans Public Public Meeting to Discuss Breast Implant Safety

HEALTH | By Marilynn Marchione | Sep 17
U.S. health regulators say they'll convene a public meeting of medical advisers next year to discuss new science on breast implant safety.


Travel

7 Scary Finds on New York's Haunted History Trail

7 Scary Finds on New York's Haunted History Trail

Sep 18
Are you ready for a Halloween adventure? New York State is packed with creepy crawly activities sure to entertain those who like to be spooked.