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Talk of Harris Successor Sets Off California Guessing Game

Thursday Aug 13, 2020
The possible election of U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris as vice president has kicked off widespread speculation in California about who might replace her.

Trump Opposes USPS Funding, Says Mail Voting Hard Without it

By Deb Riechmann | Thursday Aug 13, 2020
President Trump said he opposes additional funding for the U.S. Postal Service, acknowledging that his position would starve the agency of money Democrats say it needs to process an anticipated surge in mail-in ballots during the coronavirus pandemic.

Watch: Netflix Drops Trailer for Thriller 'Devil All the Time' Starring Tom Holland, Robert Pattinson

Thursday Aug 13, 2020
Netflix is sharing the trailer for the highly anticipated thriller "The Devil All the Time" starring "Spider-Man" actor Tom Holland, Robert Pattinson, Bill SkarsgÄrd, Riley Keough, Jason Clarke, Sebastian Stan and more.

AMC to Offer 15-Cent Tickets on First Day of Reopening

By Jake Coyle | Thursday Aug 13, 2020
AMC Theatres, the nation's largest movie theater chain, will reopen in the U.S. on Aug. 20 with retro ticket prices of 15 cents per movie.

Fiat Chrysler Calls GM's Bribery Allegations 'Preposterous'

By Tom Krisher | Thursday Aug 13, 2020
Allegations by General Motors that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles bribed union officials are "preposterous" and read like a script from a "third-rate spy movie," FCA lawyers wrote in court documents filed Monday.

Dolly Parton, Justin Bieber Among Virtual TV Festival Stars

Thursday Aug 13, 2020
Dolly Parton, Cate Blanchett and Justin Bieber are part of the virtual edition of the Paley Center's annual festival celebrating TV programs and their makers.

'One of Us': South Asians Celebrate Harris as VP Choice

By Sophia Tareen | Thursday Aug 13, 2020
Two words summed up Tamani Jayasinghe's exuberance for the first Indian American and Black woman to run for vice president: "Kamala Aunty."

In a First, Airbnb Takes Action Against Guest for Party

By Dee-Ann Durbin | Thursday Aug 13, 2020
For the first time, Airbnb is taking legal action against a guest for violating its ban on unauthorized parties.

QAnon-Supporting Candidate Unrepentant Despite GOP Criticism

By Ben Nadler and Russ Bynum | Thursday Aug 13, 2020
Political newcomer Marjorie Taylor Greene was mocked as a supporter of QAnon conspiracies and denounced for videos deemed racist even by fellow Republicans who withdrew endorsements and declared her unfit for Congress.

Milan Fashion Returns to Runway in September, in Part

By Colleen Barry | Thursday Aug 13, 2020
After the coronavirus pushed many fashion houses to make online-only presentations in July, more than half of participating Milan fashion houses are making plans to present in-person previews for Spring-Summer 2021.

Thai Scientists Catch Bats to Trace Virus Origins

By Sakhchai Lalit | Thursday Aug 13, 2020
Researchers in Thailand have been trekking though the countryside to catch bats in their caves in an effort to trace the murky origins of the coronavirus.

Is it Safe to Drink From a Water Fountain During the Pandemic?

Thursday Aug 13, 2020
Experts weigh in on best practices to stay safe and hydrated this summer.

Let it Flow: Trump Administration Eases Showerhead Rules

By Seth Borenstein | Wednesday Aug 12, 2020
The Trump Administration wants to change the definition of a showerhead to let more water flow, addressing a pet peeve of the president who complains he isn't getting wet enough.

No Crowd, Plenty of History as Biden Introduces Harris

By Bill Barrow, Alexandra Jaffe and Will Weissert | Wednesday Aug 12, 2020
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and his newly chosen running mate Kamala Harris campaigned together for the first time Wednesday.

Radical or Moderate? Trump Paints Democratic Ticket as Both

By Jill Colvin, Zeke Miller and Jonathan Lemire | Wednesday Aug 12, 2020
An overzealous prosecutor trying to hide her crime-fighting past — who is also weak on crime. The most radical pick for vice president ever — but too moderate to energize the progressive Democratic base.

Trump Lip-Sync Star Sarah Cooper Gets Netflix Special

Wednesday Aug 12, 2020
Sarah Cooper, whose lip-sync parodies of President Donald Trump are an online sensation, is coming to Netflix with a variety special.

Trump Congratulates QAnon Supporter Greene on Georgia Win

Wednesday Aug 12, 2020
President Donald Trump on Wednesday tweeted support for congressional candidate Marjorie Taylor Greene, a supporter of the far-right QAnon conspiracy theory who's been criticized for racist comments, following her Republican primary victory in Georgia.

Biden, Harris to Make Unusual Campaign Debut in Virus Era

By Bill Barrow and Will Weissert | Wednesday Aug 12, 2020
Joe Biden is making his first appearance with newly chosen running mate Kamala Harris on Wednesday.

Broadway Musical 'Diana' to Bypass Closed Stage for Netflix

By Mark Kennedy | Wednesday Aug 12, 2020
The Broadway musical "Diana" isn't waiting for theaters to reopen in New York to offer its show to a live audience — it's going to Netflix.

Media Mogul Sumner Redstone Dies at 97

Wednesday Aug 12, 2020
Sumner Redstone, who built a media empire from his family's drive-in movie chain, has died. He was 97.

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