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Katie Couric says she’s been treated for breast cancer

NEW YORK (AP) — Katie Couric says she was diagnosed with breast cancer on the first day of summer, and since has undergone surgery and radiation treatment. The 65-year-old media personality memorably underwent screening for colon cancer on the "Today" show in 2000, two years after her first husband died of the disease at age 41. Her sister also died of pancreatic cancer at age 54 but her circle's long […]

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Do the ‘Time Warp’ again — ‘Rocky Horror’ show will travel

NEW YORK (AP) — Grab your toilet paper. Bring a flashlight. Don't forget a newspaper — or your fishnets. A touring, interactive version of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" is hitting the road to celebrate the cult film's birthday with screenings, live shadow casts, the invitation to be inappropriate and one of its original stars— Barry Bostwick. Released in 1975, the sci-fi, cross-dressing rock musical became a cult favorite and […]

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Recreating Marilyn Monroe’s iconic outfits in ‘Blonde’

Marilyn Monroe's on-screen costumes are almost as iconic as her. Suffice it to say, "Blonde" costume designer Jennifer Johnson felt an enormous amount of pressure to get those dresses right for the Netflix film, streaming Wednesday. "Blonde" may be a fictionalized version of her story, but the costumes are ripped from reality. The vast majority of the frocks Ana de Armas wears in the film, from the white pleated "Seven […]

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Attorneys for Musk, Twitter argue over information exchange

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge is hearing arguments over the exchange of information by lawyers in Twitter's lawsuit seeking to force billionaire Elon Musk to carry through with his $44 billion acquisition of the social media giant. Tuesday's hearing comes three weeks before a scheduled trial in the dispute. Musk agreed in April to buy Twitter and take it private, offering $54.20 a share and vowing to loosen […]

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Judge bars enforcement of Delaware ‘ghost gun’ restrictions

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A federal judge has barred Delaware from enforcing prohibitions on the manufacture and possession of homemade "ghost guns" that can't be traced by law enforcement officials because they don't have serial numbers. Friday's ruling comes in a lawsuit filed by gun-rights advocates after Democratic Gov. John Carney signed a law criminalizing the possession, manufacture and distribution of such weapons and unfinished components. The judge denied a […]

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Judge won’t toss suit over Delaware court political balance

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A federal judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit against Democratic Gov. John Carney over Delaware's requirement for political balance on its courts. Friday's ruling is the latest in a long-running legal battle over a "major-party" provision in Delaware's constitution. The provision means judicial appointments to the three highest courts are split between Republicans and Democrats. That means unaffiliated voters or members of other political parties […]

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Delaware State Police Investigating Fatal Hit-and-Run Collision

Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run collision involving a cyclist that occurred in the Lewes area on Saturday evening. On September 24, 2022, at approximately 6:40 p.m., a male pedalcyclist was traveling westbound on Fisher Road along the edge of the roadway approximately 0.5 miles west of Beaver Dam Road. At the same time, an unknown make and model white truck with a utility body was traveling westbound […]

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Troopers Arrest Two Following Vehicle Pursuit

Delaware State Police have arrested 27-year-old Sarah Campbell of Dover, Delaware and 29-year-old Davonta Brown of Woodside, Delaware for drug and weapon offenses following a vehicle pursuit that occurred early Thursday morning. On September 22, 2022, at approximately 1:26 a.m., a trooper on patrol in the Milton area observed a silver 2021 Nissan Altima traveling at a high rate of speed on southbound Coastal Highway north of Cave Neck Road. […]

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‘Captain America’ fixes hurricane hit roofs in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans hometown hero Anthony Mackie is helping rebuild roofs in the city damaged by Hurricane Ida. Mackie is an actor famous for his role as The Falcon in the Avengers movie franchise, and who is taking over the Captain America role. He grew up working in the family roofing business. Now he's teaming up with roofing company GAF that makes shingles and other roofing materials […]

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Fiona grows into Category 4 storm, heads toward Bermuda

CAYEY, Puerto Rico (AP) — Hurricane Fiona has strengthened into a Category 4 storm after lashing the Turks and Caicos Islands and devastating Puerto Rico. It's forecast to squeeze past Bermuda later this week. The storm is directly blamed for at least four deaths during its march through the Caribbean, while the winds and rains it unleashed in Puerto Rico left most people without power and half without running water […]

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