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Remains of Brother Finally Come Home From WWII

Remains of Brother Finally Come Home From WWII

NEWS | Aug 18
Dominic Ragucci had thought for nearly 70 years that the body of brother Emil was swept out to sea during a Word War II battle. On Tuesday, the family finally held a funeral.

Study Shows PrEP Text Alerts Improve HIV Prevention

Study Shows PrEP Text Alerts Improve HIV Prevention

NEWS | Aug 18
A new study shows success in creating a new system for HIV prevention, examining the use of personalized text messages to alert subjects to take PrEP.

Listen: Janet Jackson, Daddy Yankee Celebrate Release of New Song

Listen: Janet Jackson, Daddy Yankee Celebrate Release of New Song

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 18
Janet Jackson's fans were so energetic at an event Friday for her new single that one fan chimed in so the icon could speak without interruption.

Trump Military Parade Plans Unravel Over Costs

Trump Military Parade Plans Unravel Over Costs

NEWS | By Lolita C. Baldor and Catherine Lucey | Aug 18
The cancellation of President Donald Trump's Veterans Day parade came swiftly when senior White House and Pentagon leaders saw the estimated $92 million price tag play out in public.

Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan Dies at Age 80

Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan Dies at Age 80

NEWS | Aug 18
Kofi Annan, one of the world's most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who rose through its ranks to become the first black African secretary-general, has died. He was 80.

Professor Says Emails Were 'Gay-Coded,' Not Sex Harassment

Professor Says Emails Were 'Gay-Coded,' Not Sex Harassment

NEWS | By Stephen M. Groves | Aug 18
A prominent New York University professor who is being sued by a former student who accuses her of sexual harassment said that her relationship with him was not sexual and that affectionate emails they exchanged were just "gay-coded" correspondence.

Aretha Franklin's Funeral Set for Aug. 31 in Detroit

Aretha Franklin's Funeral Set for Aug. 31 in Detroit

NEWS | By Mesfin Fekadu | Aug 18
Aretha Franklin's funeral will be held Aug. 31 in her hometown of Detroit.

Bishop: I Have 'Profound Remorse' After Sex Abuse Report

Bishop: I Have 'Profound Remorse' After Sex Abuse Report

NEWS | By Natalie Pompilio | Aug 17
A Pennsylvania bishop named in a grand jury report on rampant sexual abuse by Roman Catholic clergy said Friday he has "profound remorse" and offers his "heartfelt apology" to the victims.

AP Source: It's Not Just Audio, Omarosa has Video

AP Source: It's Not Just Audio, Omarosa has Video

NEWS | By Darlene Superville | Aug 17
It's not just audiotapes.

MTV VMAs Working to Craft Tribute for Aretha Franklin

MTV VMAs Working to Craft Tribute for Aretha Franklin

ENTERTAINMENT | By John Carucci | Aug 17
The MTV Video Music Awards plans on honoring the legacy of Aretha Franklin - they're just not sure how they will do it.


Entertainment

Matt Groening's 'Disenchantment,' on Netflix, is Missing Some Magic

Matt Groening's 'Disenchantment,' on Netflix, is Missing Some Magic

TELEVISION | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 17
"Disenchantment," which hits Netflix Friday, is a solid addition to cartoonist Matt Groening's oeuvre but it's missing the satirical charm that made both "The Simpsons" and "Futurama" cultural phenomena.


Business

Turnover: Preventing It and Dealing with the Aftermath

Turnover: Preventing It and Dealing with the Aftermath

CORPORATE | By Joyce M. Rosenberg | Aug 18
A tight labor market and a shrinking pool of talented workers make "I'm quitting" some of the most dreaded words a small business owner can hear.


Technology

Study: Smokers Better Off Quitting, Even with Weight Gain

Study: Smokers Better Off Quitting, Even with Weight Gain

SCIENCE | By Mike Stobbe | Aug 18
If you quit smoking and gain weight, it may seem like you're trading one set of health problems for another. But a new U.S. study finds you're still better off in the long run.


Finance

9 Expenses to Pack Into Your Moving Budget

9 Expenses to Pack Into Your Moving Budget

HOME | By Lauren Schwahn, NerdWallet | Aug 8
The average cost for a local move from a two-bedroom apartment or three-bedroom house ranges from $400 to $1,000, according to HomeAdvisor's True Cost Guide.


Cars

Edmunds Picks 6 Used Luxury Vehicles Under $36K

Edmunds Picks 6 Used Luxury Vehicles Under $36K

AUTO NEWS | By Will Kaufman | Aug 15
For about the same money or less, you can typically get more interior refinement and comfort, better performance, and a vehicle that generally feels more special.


Health/Fitness

MTV Launches HIV Video in Anticipation of 'Quiet Places'

MTV Launches HIV Video in Anticipation of 'Quiet Places'

AIDS | Aug 17
The PSA video features 5 HIV+ young people who are boldly speaking out against the stigma that people living with HIV still face today.


Travel

Brussels Celebrates Summer with Flower Carpet

Brussels Celebrates Summer with Flower Carpet

Aug 17
Brussels is highlighting its sun-splashed summer with a Mexican-themed carpet of over half a million flowers on its historic Grand-Place.


Nightlife

LGBTQ Art Installation Revealed at Chicago's Northalsted Market Days

LGBTQ Art Installation Revealed at Chicago's Northalsted Market Days

LOCAL EVENTS | Aug 15
The Illinois Office of Tourism debuted a new larger-than-life art installation celebrating its "Amazing for All" LGBTQ and diversity campaign during Northalsted Market Days in Chicago's Boystown neighborhood.