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Ending a Drought for R-rated Comedies, 'Good Boys' is No. 1

Ending a Drought for R-rated Comedies, 'Good Boys' is No. 1

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Aug 18
The R-rated comedy, left for dead by some Hollywood studios, again reached No.1 at the box office over the weekend thanks to the raunchy coming-of-age tale "Good Boys," about a trio of 12-year-olds on a crude misadventure.

Migrants Jump Off Rescue Boat to Try to Reach Italian Island

Migrants Jump Off Rescue Boat to Try to Reach Italian Island

NEWS | By Frances D'Emilio | Aug 18
Several migrants jumped into the sea from a Spanish rescue boat Sunday in a thwarted bid to reach shore in Italy, where the government's hard-line interior minister, Matteo Salvini, has refused to let the 107 passengers disembark.

Funeral for Lost Ice: Iceland Bids Farewell to Glacier

Funeral for Lost Ice: Iceland Bids Farewell to Glacier

NEWS | By Seth Borenstein | Aug 18
It was a funeral for ice. With poetry, moments of silence and political speeches about the urgent need to fight climate change, Icelandic officials, activists and others bade goodbye to what once was a glacier.

Trump Economic Adviser Dismisses Fears of Looming Recession

Trump Economic Adviser Dismisses Fears of Looming Recession

NEWS | By Kevin Freking | Aug 18
President Donald Trump's top economic adviser is playing down fears of a looming recession after last week's sharp drop in the financial markets and predicting the economy will perform well in the second half of 2019.

Eataly Severs Ties with Mario Batali amid Misconduct Scandal

Eataly Severs Ties with Mario Batali amid Misconduct Scandal

STYLE | Aug 18
Chef Mario Batali, whose career crumbled amid sexual misconduct allegations, no longer owns a stake in Eataly, the Italian marketplaces he once heavily promoted.

Epstein's Purported Madam Now a Focus in Sex Abuse Cases

Epstein's Purported Madam Now a Focus in Sex Abuse Cases

NEWS | By Curt Anderson | Aug 18
She's been called Jeffrey Epstein's madam, the woman who recruited girls for his sexual appetites, and at times his social planner and household organizer in places ranging from New York to Palm Beach, Florida.

British Journalist Says He Was Victim of Planned Assault

British Journalist Says He Was Victim of Planned Assault

NEWS | Aug 18
A well-known left-wing British journalist says he was pushed to the ground and kicked in the head in what he described as a "blatant premeditated assault."

Backers of Rural Dental Care Find Something to Smile About

Backers of Rural Dental Care Find Something to Smile About

NEWS | By Marina Villeneuve | Aug 18
It can be hard to keep smiles healthy in rural areas, where dentists are few and far between and residents often are poor and lack dental coverage. Efforts to remedy the problem have produced varying degrees of success. The biggest obstacle? Dentists.

Greek Orthodox Bishop Convicted of Hate Speech Resigns

Greek Orthodox Bishop Convicted of Hate Speech Resigns

NEWS | Aug 18
The Metropolitan Amvrosios of Kalavryta, a fiery conservative Greek Orthodox bishop known for criticizing, often in intemperate terms, those who he believed acted in a "non-Christian" / "non-Greek" way, including gays, migrants and politicians, resigned.

Tens of Thousands March In Latest Hong Kong Protest

Tens of Thousands March In Latest Hong Kong Protest

NEWS | By Kelvin Chan and Yanan Wang | Aug 18
Heavy rain fell on tens of thousands of umbrella-toting protesters Sunday as they marched from a packed park and filled a major road in Hong Kong.


News

Italy's Salvini Tells Ship with 107 Migrants to Go to Spain

Italy's Salvini Tells Ship with 107 Migrants to Go to Spain

INTERNATIONAL | Aug 18
Seeking to end a humanitarian crisis, Spain says a Spanish rescue boat with 107 migrants in the southern Mediterranean can sail to Spain and disembark its passengers in Algeciras.


Entertainment

 Review :: Queering The Script

Review :: Queering The Script

MOVIES | By Louise Adams | Aug 18
This documentary talks about the importance of LGBTQ+ television representation, as well as the particularities and power of queer fandom.


Business

How to Bypass ATM Fees While You're On the Road

How to Bypass ATM Fees While You're On the Road

LEGAL | By Margarette Burnette, Nerdwallet | Aug 18
If a handy machine is not in your bank's network, you could get a double whammy of fees. You can avoid paying ATM surcharges, however, with some prep work. Here are ways to get cash without the expense on your next trip.


Finance

Europe on a Budget? 'Secret Flying' Says Yes

Europe on a Budget? 'Secret Flying' Says Yes

SAVING | Aug 14
If you're looking for deeply discounted airfare, Secret Flying aggregates hundreds of flight routes each week to make your next bucket list vacation a reality.


Cars

Uber's Deng Talks Post-Airport Food Delivery, Stress Relief

Uber's Deng Talks Post-Airport Food Delivery, Stress Relief

AUTO NEWS | By Cathy Bussewitz | Aug 14
Uber began as a ride-hailing company, but its ambition to become the "Amazon of transportation" has pushed its leaders to experiment with bus fleets, transit and its growing food delivery business.


Style

Tiffany Introduces Men's Jewelry Collection

Tiffany Introduces Men's Jewelry Collection

FASHION | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Aug 16
Tiffany & Co. is launching its first comprehensive jewelry collection for men in October as it seeks to diversify its traditional customer base.


Health/Fitness

Among Hurdles For Those With Opioid Addictions: Getting The Drug To Treat It

Among Hurdles For Those With Opioid Addictions: Getting The Drug To Treat It

HEALTH | By Nina Feldman, WHYY | Aug 16
Buprenorphine is a drug that curbs cravings and treats the symptoms of withdrawal from opioid addiction. But gaining access to it can be nearly impossible.


Travel

7 Places to Fall in Love with New York State This Autumn

7 Places to Fall in Love with New York State This Autumn

Aug 16
These exciting new hotels are the perfect way to anchor a day-long or weekend getaway, and this autumn will showcase an array of impressive additions to a rapidly expanding hotel landscape.