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'Thrones,' 'Fleabag' Top Emmys, Billy Porter Makes History

'Thrones,' 'Fleabag' Top Emmys, Billy Porter Makes History

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lynn Elber | Sep 23
"Game of Thrones" resurrected the Iron Throne at Sunday's Emmy ceremony, ruling as top drama on a night of surprises in which "Pose" star Billy Porter made history and the comedy series "Fleabag" led a British invasion that overturned expectations.

Patricia Arquette Still in Grief After Sister Alexis' Death

Patricia Arquette Still in Grief After Sister Alexis' Death

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jonathan Landrum Jr. | Sep 23
Patricia Arquette is having a "wonderful time" in her acting career, but the Emmy winner said she is still struggling with the death of her sister.

Inspiring Speeches on Diversity, Equal Pay Rule Emmy Night

Inspiring Speeches on Diversity, Equal Pay Rule Emmy Night

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jocelyn Noveck | Sep 23
Emmy night is always a mix of the humorous, the emotional and the inspirational. All those elements came together in one glorious moment.

25 Looks from the 71st Annual Emmy Awards

25 Looks from the 71st Annual Emmy Awards

STYLE | Sep 23
The dual tones were the strongest trend among the women on Sunday night, where outfits from Zendaya, Gwendoline Christie and current red carpet darling Billy Porter also turned heads.

Trump Suggests He Raised the Bidens with Ukraine's President

Trump Suggests He Raised the Bidens with Ukraine's President

NEWS | By Darlene Superville | Sep 23
President Donald Trump suggested that he raised former Vice President Joe Biden and Biden's son in a summer phone call with Ukraine's new leader.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Comes Short of Making Emmy History

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Comes Short of Making Emmy History

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Sep 23
Julia Louis-Dreyfus has come short of making Emmy history for the most overall acting wins.

Biden, Warren Face Same Challenge in Iowa: Keeping Momentum

Biden, Warren Face Same Challenge in Iowa: Keeping Momentum

NEWS | By Alexandra Jaffe and Thomas Beaumont | Sep 23
Warren and Biden increasingly face the same challenge: the pressure of being on top.

'Believe Her': Michelle Williams Urges Respect for Women

'Believe Her': Michelle Williams Urges Respect for Women

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Sep 23
Michelle Williams said in her Emmy-winning speech that women need to be listened to and fairly compensated for their work.

Dual Tones of Pinks and Reds Rule Emmys Red Carpet

Dual Tones of Pinks and Reds Rule Emmys Red Carpet

STYLE | By Leanne Italie | Sep 23
Did someone send a memo? Taraji P. Henson, Zoe Kazan, Susan Kelechi Watson, Mandy Moore and Marisa Tomei all showed up to the Emmys in two-tone looks of pink and red that stood out on the awards' purple carpet.

On the DL in 'Downton Abbey' — About that Gay Bar Scene

On the DL in 'Downton Abbey' — About that Gay Bar Scene

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 23
By far the most tweeted about scene in the hit, lavish film of "Downton Abbey" follows what happens when butler Tom Barrow (Rob James-Collier) goes on the DL and is picked up by a man in a pub who takes him to a crowded gay speakeasy.


Entertainment

'Downton Abbey' Overpowers Brad Pitt, Rambo at Box Office

'Downton Abbey' Overpowers Brad Pitt, Rambo at Box Office

MOVIES | By Jake Coyle | Sep 22
Brad Pitt's "Ad Astra" and Sylvester Stallone's "Rambo: Last Blood" were no match for "Downton Abbey" at the box office.


Business

Progressive Group to Spend $50M Boosting Sun Belt Turnout

Progressive Group to Spend $50M Boosting Sun Belt Turnout

FINANCE | By Brian Slodysko | Sep 23
While many Democrats are focused on winning back several Rust Belt states that backed President Donald Trump in 2016, a progressive group plans to spend $50 million to make sure the party doesn't overlook opportunities in the Sun Belt.


Technology

Scientists Prepare for Year-Long Expedition to Arctic Center

Scientists Prepare for Year-Long Expedition to Arctic Center

SCIENCE | By Frank Jordans | Sep 22
Researchers from more than a dozen nations prepared Friday to launch the biggest and most complex expedition ever attempted in the central Arctic — a yearlong journey through the ice they hope will improve the scientific models.


Cars

AP Source: GM's Offer to UAW Would Add Lower-Paying Jobs

AP Source: GM's Offer to UAW Would Add Lower-Paying Jobs

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Sep 20
A General Motors offer to invest $7 billion in U.S. facilities includes $2 billion from joint ventures and suppliers for new plants that would pay workers less than the top union wage, a person briefed on the matter said.


Style

Armani Explores Connection with Nature in Ethereal Looks

Armani Explores Connection with Nature in Ethereal Looks

FASHION | By Colleen Barry | Sep 23
Milan designers are presenting fashion as essential. That no longer refers to must-haves, but to a distillation of ideas, discarding excess in collections and by example in wardrobes, to discourage waste.


Health/Fitness

Disease-Carrying Mosquitoes Plunge Deeper Into California

Disease-Carrying Mosquitoes Plunge Deeper Into California

HEALTH | By Harriet Blair Rowan | Sep 22
Two invasive species of mosquitoes that can carry Zika, dengue, yellow fever and other dangerous viruses are spreading in California — and have been found as far north as Sacramento and Placer counties.


Travel

Travel Firm Thomas Cook Teeters on Edge as Talks Continue

Travel Firm Thomas Cook Teeters on Edge as Talks Continue

INTERNATIONAL | By Pan Pylas | Sep 22
More than 600,000 travelers with Thomas Cook were on edge Sunday wondering if they will be able to get home as one of the world's oldest and largest travel companies teetered on the edge of collapse.


Nightlife

Project Nunway X, SF :: September 21, 2019

Project Nunway X, SF :: September 21, 2019

PHOTO ALBUMS | Sep 22
The Sisters teamed up with local designers to bring Project Nunway X to San Francisco. Each sister and designer had a budget of $250 to design an outfit made out of at least 50% recycled material.