Record-low viewership for Emmy Awards
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 17:11:45 -0500

NEW YORK (AP) — Television's biggest night wasn't that big. The Emmy Awards drew a record-low audience of just over 10.2 million people, down 11 percent from the past two years.

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Too much screen time? New phone controls for you and kids
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 16:35:24 -0500

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple and Google want to help you spend less time on their phones — really. Like that time you checked Facebook at 3 a.m. Stats don't lie.

Their new tools for managing ...  Full Story

Slaying of star golfer from Spain shocks Iowa college town
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 16:45:37 -0500

AMES, Iowa (AP) — A star collegiate golfer from Spain was attacked and killed by a homeless stranger while she was playing a round alone near her campus in Iowa, police said Tuesday.

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Reality show doc, woman charged with California drug rapes
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 17:00:11 -0500

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California physician who appeared in a reality TV dating show and an alleged female accomplice have been charged with drugging and sexually assaulting two women, and auth...  Full Story

Driving lesson ends with car landing in a swimming pool
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 07:54:18 -0500

MONTGOMERY VILLAGE, Md. (AP) — A driving lesson went off the deep end in Maryland when authorities say the car jumped a curb, crashed through a fence and landed in a swimming pool.

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Oregon using Facebook to remind inactive voters to register
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 16:26:42 -0500

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — In this era of manipulators using social media to interfere in elections, Oregon officials moved Tuesday to use Facebook to bolster participation by contacting inactive vot...  Full Story

Judge: Georgia has stalled in face of voting system risks
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 15:17:02 -0500

ATLANTA (AP) — As Georgia's top elections official runs for governor, a federal judge said the state has stalled too long in the face of "a mounting tide of evidence of the inadequacy and sec...  Full Story

The Latest: Death toll rises in North Carolina to 27
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 16:56:44 -0500

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Florence's lingering impact (all times local):

5:15 p.m.

North Carolina officials say their state's death toll from Florence has risen to 2...  Full Story

World court opens preliminary probe into Rohingya expulsions
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 16:04:23 -0500

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor announced Tuesday that she is launching a preliminary investigation into deportations of hundreds of thousand...  Full Story

New era in virtual reality therapy for common phobias
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:15:08 -0500

Dick Tracey didn't have to visit a tall building to get over his fear of heights. He put on a virtual reality headset.

Through VR, he rode an elevator to a high-rise atrium that looked...  Full Story