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Comic Book Genius Stan Lee, Spider-Man Creator, Dies at 95

Comic Book Genius Stan Lee, Spider-Man Creator, Dies at 95

NEWS | By Lindsey Bahr | Nov 12
— Stan Lee, the creative dynamo who revolutionized the comic book and helped make billions for Hollywood by introducing human frailties in superheroes such as Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and the Incredible Hulk, died Monday. He was 95.

Douglas Rain, who Supplied HAL's Voice in '2001,' Dies at 90

Douglas Rain, who Supplied HAL's Voice in '2001,' Dies at 90

NEWS | Nov 12
A Canadian actor who played some of Shakespeare's most intriguing characters onstage but perhaps is best known for supplying the creepily calm voice of the rogue computer HAL in Stanley Kubrick's "2001: A Space Odyssey" has died.

Viola Davis on 'Widows,' MeToo and Expressing her Femininity

Viola Davis on 'Widows,' MeToo and Expressing her Femininity

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Nov 12
To Viola Davis, being naked on screen or onstage means more than having your clothes off. It means ridding yourself of self-consciousness and ego. It means exposing yourself.

Scientists: Wind, Drought Worsen Fires, Not Bad Management

Scientists: Wind, Drought Worsen Fires, Not Bad Management

NEWS | By Seth Borenstein | Nov 12
Both nature and humans share blame for California's devastating wildfires, but forest management did not play a major role, despite President Donald Trump's claims, fire scientists say.

After Wave Of Teacher Activism, Some Fall Short in Midterms

After Wave Of Teacher Activism, Some Fall Short in Midterms

NEWS | By Adam Beam and Carolyn Thompson | Nov 12
For educators who ran for office in states including Kentucky, Arizona and West Virginia that saw teachers converge on capitols this year, there were some successes but also disappointments.

Grim Search for More Fire Victims, 31 Dead Across California

Grim Search for More Fire Victims, 31 Dead Across California

NEWS | By Gillian Flaccus and Don Thompson | Nov 12
The death toll from the wildfire that incinerated Paradise and surrounding areas climbed to 29 — matching the mark for the deadliest single blaze in California history,

Did Tucker Carlson Attack a Gay Latinx Man in Club Fracas?

Did Tucker Carlson Attack a Gay Latinx Man in Club Fracas?

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 12
Tucker Carlson claims that a gay Latinx man hurled sexist insults at his daughter, leading him and his son to defend her in a fracas that included Carlson's son hurling red wine at the man.

Mac Comes Out to His Dad on 'It's Always Sunny...' with Sensuous Dance

Mac Comes Out to His Dad on 'It's Always Sunny...' with Sensuous Dance

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 12
Mac (Rob McIlhenney) came out last season on "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia," this week he took it one step further by coming out to his dad with a sensuous dance.

It Takes 4 Days of Vacation to Unwind, Survey Finds

It Takes 4 Days of Vacation to Unwind, Survey Finds

NEWS | Nov 12
It takes Americans four days of vacation before they stop thinking about work, according to new research.

15 Years for UK Man Who Tricked Straight Guys into Sex

15 Years for UK Man Who Tricked Straight Guys into Sex

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 12
A suspect in Britain who tricked several straight men into having sex with him while believing they were having heterosexual encounters has been sentenced to 15 years in jail, media reports say.


News

New Exercise Guidelines: Move More, Sit Less, Start Younger

New Exercise Guidelines: Move More, Sit Less, Start Younger

FAMILY | By Marilynn Marchione | Nov 12
Move more, sit less and get kids active as young as age 3, say new federal guidelines that stress that any amount and any type of exercise helps health.


Entertainment

 Review :: The Darkest Minds

Review :: The Darkest Minds

MOVIES | By JC Alvarez | Nov 12
For fans of the book series, "The Darkest Minds" may be a suitable adaptation of the novel, but as a stand-alone film hoping to lure in an audience, it's just not original or interesting enough to pull anyone in.


Business

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Rhetoric on Voter Fraud is Misleading

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Rhetoric on Voter Fraud is Misleading

LEGAL | By Hope Yen and Christopher Rugaber | Nov 12
Facing closely contested election races in Florida and Arizona, President Donald Trump is spreading misleading rhetoric regarding voting fraud.


Technology

Big Studies Give Mixed News on Fish Oil, Vitamin D

Big Studies Give Mixed News on Fish Oil, Vitamin D

SCIENCE | By Marilynn Marchione | Nov 12
Fish oil taken by healthy people, at a dose found in many supplements, showed no clear ability to lower heart or cancer risks. Same for vitamin D.


Finance

Here's How Your Car Model and Make Affect Your Car Insurance

Here's How Your Car Model and Make Affect Your Car Insurance

FINANCE | Nov 8
While the kind of car you drive isn't the only factor, it can have a huge impact on the insurance payments you will need to make. We're going to walk you through the factors that can drastically change how much you pay for car insurance.


Cars

NASCAR's Culture of Cheating Unmasked During Playoffs

NASCAR's Culture of Cheating Unmasked During Playoffs

AUTO NEWS | By Jenna Fryer | Nov 9
The credo in NASCAR has always been "If you ain't cheatin', you ain't tryin'," and that has never changed despite series effort to keep things on the up-and-up.


Style

Kiehl's Opens First-Ever Gifting Pop-Up Shop in NYC

Kiehl's Opens First-Ever Gifting Pop-Up Shop in NYC

GROOMING | Nov 12
Kiehl's Gifting Workshop is a temporary retail store devoted to customized gifting, and it will be open Nov. 5 through Dec. 24 in New York City (513 Broadway), with a full slate of events throughout the holiday season.


Travel

Top LGBTQ Travel Trends Revealed: Paris Still Number One

Top LGBTQ Travel Trends Revealed: Paris Still Number One

Nov 12
Wondering where to head in 2019? Tzell Travel Group, recently conducted a survey among their LGBTQ-specialized travel advisors on 2018-19 travel trends.


Nightlife

Key West Fantasy Fest Headdress Ball  And Island House Pool Party

Key West Fantasy Fest Headdress Ball And Island House Pool Party

PHOTO ALBUMS | Nov 8
Check out these photos from the 35th Annual Headdress Ball which is the annual fundraising event for the Key West Business Guild, and some pool fun from Island House.