King Charles III decides not to attend climate summit

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King Charles III decides not to attend climate summit

LONDON (AP) — King Charles III has decided not to attend the international climate change summit in Egypt next month, fueling speculation that the new monarch will have to rein in his environmental activism now that he has ascended the throne. The Sunday Times newspaper reported that the decision came after Conservative Prime Minister Liz Truss objected to Charles attending the conference, known as COP27, when she met with the […]

O’s CEO says in memo he looks forward to signing new lease

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O’s CEO says in memo he looks forward to signing new lease

BALTIMORE (AP) — Orioles chairman John Angelos said in a memo to team staff members that he looks forward to signing a new lease committing the team to remaining in Baltimore. The Baltimore Sun obtained the Sept. 1 memorandum, and the Orioles confirmed the accuracy of the paper's report on it. Angelos was sued earlier this year by his brother Lou, who claimed John Angelos seized control of the Orioles […]

Vaccine appears to protect against monkeypox, CDC says

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Vaccine appears to protect against monkeypox, CDC says

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. public health officials say at-risk people who have received just one dose of the monkeypox vaccine have appeared to be significantly less likely to get sick from the virus. Still, on Wednesday they urged a second dose for full protection. It's the first look public health officials have offered into how the Jynneos vaccine is working against the monkeypox outbreak. The virus is primarily spread among […]

Hurricane Ian heads for Carolinas after pounding Florida

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Hurricane Ian heads for Carolinas after pounding Florida

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A revived Hurricane Ian threatened coastal South Carolina and the historic city of Charleston with severe flooding Friday after the deadly storm caused catastrophic damage in Florida and trapped thousands in their homes. With South Carolina's coast under a hurricane warning, many left Charleston for higher ground and store owners used sandbags to ward off high water levels. Ian left a broad swath of destruction after […]

People trapped, 2.7M without power as Ian drenches Florida

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People trapped, 2.7M without power as Ian drenches Florida

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. (AP) — Hurricane Ian destroyed a cross-section of Florida, trapping people in flooded homes, forcing patients from nursing homes and hospitals, cutting off a popular barrier island and destroying a historic waterfront pier. Nearly 2.7 million people lost power as the rain kept falling. Floodwaters rose waist-high hundreds of miles from the coasts. Just one death has been confirmed so far but thousands remain to be rescued […]

Katie Couric says she’s been treated for breast cancer

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

Recreating Marilyn Monroe’s iconic outfits in ‘Blonde’

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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 […]

Attorneys for Musk, Twitter argue over information exchange

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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 […]

Judge bars enforcement of Delaware ‘ghost gun’ restrictions

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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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Hurricane Ian heads for Carolinas after pounding Florida

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A revived Hurricane Ian threatened coastal South Carolina and the historic city of Charleston with severe flooding Friday after the deadly storm caused catastrophic damage in Florida and trapped thousands in their homes. With South Carolina's coast under a hurricane warning, many left Charleston for higher ground and store owners used sandbags to ward off high water levels. Ian left a broad swath of destruction after […]

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King Charles III decides not to attend climate summit

LONDON (AP) — King Charles III has decided not to attend the international climate change summit in Egypt next month, fueling speculation that the new monarch will have to rein in his environmental activism now that he has ascended the throne. The Sunday Times newspaper reported that the decision came after Conservative Prime Minister Liz Truss objected to Charles attending the conference, known as COP27, when she met with the […]

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O’s CEO says in memo he looks forward to signing new lease

BALTIMORE (AP) — Orioles chairman John Angelos said in a memo to team staff members that he looks forward to signing a new lease committing the team to remaining in Baltimore. The Baltimore Sun obtained the Sept. 1 memorandum, and the Orioles confirmed the accuracy of the paper's report on it. Angelos was sued earlier this year by his brother Lou, who claimed John Angelos seized control of the Orioles […]

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Vaccine appears to protect against monkeypox, CDC says

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. public health officials say at-risk people who have received just one dose of the monkeypox vaccine have appeared to be significantly less likely to get sick from the virus. Still, on Wednesday they urged a second dose for full protection. It's the first look public health officials have offered into how the Jynneos vaccine is working against the monkeypox outbreak. The virus is primarily spread among […]

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Hurricane Ian heads for Carolinas after pounding Florida

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A revived Hurricane Ian threatened coastal South Carolina and the historic city of Charleston with severe flooding Friday after the deadly storm caused catastrophic damage in Florida and trapped thousands in their homes. With South Carolina's coast under a hurricane warning, many left Charleston for higher ground and store owners used sandbags to ward off high water levels. Ian left a broad swath of destruction after […]

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People trapped, 2.7M without power as Ian drenches Florida

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. (AP) — Hurricane Ian destroyed a cross-section of Florida, trapping people in flooded homes, forcing patients from nursing homes and hospitals, cutting off a popular barrier island and destroying a historic waterfront pier. Nearly 2.7 million people lost power as the rain kept falling. Floodwaters rose waist-high hundreds of miles from the coasts. Just one death has been confirmed so far but thousands remain to be rescued […]

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Hurricane Ian heads for Carolinas after pounding Florida

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A revived Hurricane Ian threatened coastal South Carolina and the historic city of Charleston with severe flooding Friday after the deadly storm caused catastrophic damage in Florida and trapped thousands in their homes. With South Carolina's coast under a hurricane warning, many left Charleston for higher ground and store owners used sandbags to ward off high water levels. Ian left a broad swath of destruction after […]

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