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Florida 'Pill Mills' Were Gas on the Fire for Opioid Epidemic

Florida 'Pill Mills' Were Gas on the Fire for Opioid Epidemic

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Terry Spencer | Jul 22
Florida survives on tourism, but a decade ago thousands of visitors made frequent trips to the state not to visit its theme parks or beaches. Instead, they came for cheap and easy prescription painkillers sold at unscrupulous walk-in clinics.

A Healthy Lifestyle May Offset Genetic Risk for Alzheimer's

A Healthy Lifestyle May Offset Genetic Risk for Alzheimer's

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Marilynn Marchione | Jul 22
A healthy lifestyle can cut your risk of developing Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia even if you have genes that raise your risk for these mind-destroying diseases, a large study has found.

Pageant Winner Ousted After Tweets on Muslims, Black People

Pageant Winner Ousted After Tweets on Muslims, Black People

NEWS | Jul 22
The Miss World America organization has stripped its Michigan pageant winner of her title, which she says was because of tweets she made about Muslims and black people.

Poland's Politicians Condemn Aggression Against LGBT March

Poland's Politicians Condemn Aggression Against LGBT March

NEWS | Jul 22
Poland's politicians are condemning violence against the first LGBT rights parade through the eastern city of Bialystok.

Team Criticized for Spicer Throwing Out Pitch on Pride Night

Team Criticized for Spicer Throwing Out Pitch on Pride Night

NEWS | Jul 22
A decision to have President Trump's former communications director Sean Spicer throw out the first pitch at a Rhode Island minor league baseball game on "Pride Night at the Ballpark" is getting pushback.

House Republicans Vow Tough Questions for Mueller at Hearing

House Republicans Vow Tough Questions for Mueller at Hearing

NEWS | By Hope Yen | Jul 22
House Republicans are pledging tough questioning of special counsel Robert Mueller when he testifies before Congress this week as Democrats plan to air evidence of wrongdoing by President Donald Trump in a potentially last-ditch bid to impeach him.

Heat and Humidity Grip East Coast as Midwest Gets Reprieve

Heat and Humidity Grip East Coast as Midwest Gets Reprieve

NEWS | By Philip Marcelo | Jul 21
The East Coast on Sunday sweated through another day of heat and humidity.

'Avengers: Endgame' Has Passed 'Avatar'as Biggest Film Ever

'Avengers: Endgame' Has Passed 'Avatar'as Biggest Film Ever

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 21
The global box office has a new king in "Avengers: Endgame."

Michigan Pageant Winner Ousted after Tweets about Muslims

Michigan Pageant Winner Ousted after Tweets about Muslims

NEWS | Jul 21
The Miss World America organization has stripped its Michigan pageant winner of her title, which she says was because of tweets she made about Muslims and blacks.

'The Lion King' Rules and 'Endgame' Scores All-Time Record

'The Lion King' Rules and 'Endgame' Scores All-Time Record

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Jul 21
If there was any doubt that the 2019 box office belonged to the Walt Disney Co., this weekend put an end to it.


News

Police Launch Tear Gas as Hong Kong Protest Turns Violent

Police Launch Tear Gas as Hong Kong Protest Turns Violent

INTERNATIONAL | By Alice Fung and Yanan Wang | Jul 21
Hong Kong's protest movement took a violent turn on Sunday, as police launched tear gas at protesters after a massive march continued late into the evening.


Business

Proposed New Zealand Law Says Owning Guns is Not A Right

Proposed New Zealand Law Says Owning Guns is Not A Right

LEGAL | By Nick Perry | Jul 22
New Zealand's government is planning further restrictions to gun ownership in a law proposed Monday that emphasizes owning guns is a privilege and not a right.


Technology

Deepfake Videos Pose A Threat, but 'Dumbfakes' May Be Worse

Deepfake Videos Pose A Threat, but 'Dumbfakes' May Be Worse

PERSONAL TECH | By Beatrice Dupuy and Barabra Ortutay | Jul 21
Sophisticated phony videos called deepfakes have attracted plenty of attention as a possible threat to election integrity. But a bigger problem for the 2020 U.S. presidential contest may be "dumbfakes" — simpler and more easily unmasked bogus videos.


Cars

Corvette Goes Mid-Engine for First Time to Raise Performance

Corvette Goes Mid-Engine for First Time to Raise Performance

AUTO SHOWS | By Tom Krisher | Jul 20
When you first lay eyes on the new 2020 Corvette, a modern version of the classic American sports car isn't the first thing that pops into your head. Instead, you think Lamborghini, Lotus, McLaren.


Style

These Purchases Give American Shoppers the Greatest Rush of Happiness

These Purchases Give American Shoppers the Greatest Rush of Happiness

FASHION | Jul 20
Have you ever bought something just to feel that sudden rush of post-purchase happiness? According to new research, 66 percent of Americans have bought an item solely to feel the rush of buying something.


Health/Fitness

War-weakened South Sudan Tries to Prepare for Ebola

War-weakened South Sudan Tries to Prepare for Ebola

INTERNATIONAL | By Sam Mednick | Jul 21
With the deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo now an international emergency , neighboring South Sudan and its war-weakened health system is a major concern.


Travel

At 301 Years Old, New Orleans Never Looked So Good

At 301 Years Old, New Orleans Never Looked So Good

By Joseph Pedro | Jul 19
New Orleans may reign supreme as the South's go-to party destination, but its history, diversity of cultures, LGBTQ friendliness, and "lay-say le bon tom roo-lay" attitude keeps visitors coming back.


Nightlife

San Diego Pride Celebration  @ Balboa Park :: July 13 -14, 2019

San Diego Pride Celebration @ Balboa Park :: July 13 -14, 2019

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jul 16
San Diego held its LGBTQ Pride celebration at Balboa Park with four stages and over 100 performers and community activists.