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NBC's 'Peacock' to Join the Streaming Fray in April

NBC's 'Peacock' to Join the Streaming Fray in April

By Tali Arbel | Sep 17
Comcast's NBCUniversal said Tuesday that its upcoming streaming service will be called Peacock, in an homage to NBC's logo. It will become the home for some of the company's most popular shows, including "Parks and Recreation" and "The Office."

Milo Banned from... A Furry Convention?

Milo Banned from... A Furry Convention?

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 17
Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos has a whole new reason to cry: The former Breitbart contributor and darling of the right now finds himself denied entry to a furry convention.

Arizona Artists Win Suit Over Same-Sex Wedding Invitations

Arizona Artists Win Suit Over Same-Sex Wedding Invitations

By Jacques Billeaud and Jonathan J. Cooper | Sep 17
The free speech rights of two Christian artists who make wedding invitations were violated by an anti-discrimination ordinance in Phoenix that makes it illegal to refuse service to same-sex couples for religious reasons, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled.

Brad Pitt Asks Astronaut: Who was Better? Clooney or Me?

Brad Pitt Asks Astronaut: Who was Better? Clooney or Me?

By Marcia Dunn | Sep 17
Brad Pitt, star of the new space movie "Ad Astra," had a burning question for a real-life astronaut.

The New York Times Faces Questions Over Kavanaugh Story

The New York Times Faces Questions Over Kavanaugh Story

By David Bauder | Sep 17
Between an offensive tweet and a significant revision, The New York Times' handling of a new sexual misconduct allegation against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh attracted almost as much attention as the accusation itself.

House Judiciary Committee to Hold 1st Impeachment Hearing

House Judiciary Committee to Hold 1st Impeachment Hearing

By Mary Clare Jalonick | Sep 17
As they investigate President Donald Trump, Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee will hold their first official hearing in what they are calling an impeachment investigation.

CBD Vapes Spiked with Dangerous Drugs for Sale Across

CBD Vapes Spiked with Dangerous Drugs for Sale Across

By Holbrook Mohr | Sep 16
Some operators are cashing in on the CBD craze by substituting cheap and illegal synthetic marijuana for natural CBD in vapes and edibles such as gummy bears, an Associated Press investigation has found.

After Bankruptcy Filing, Purdue Pharma May Not Be Off Hook

After Bankruptcy Filing, Purdue Pharma May Not Be Off Hook

By Geoff Mulvihill | Sep 16
OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners expressed sympathy but not responsibility for the nation's opioid crisis as the company filed for bankruptcy protection late Sunday night, part of a move to settle some 2,600 lawsuits.

Times Apologizes for Tweet, Revises Kavanaugh Article

Times Apologizes for Tweet, Revises Kavanaugh Article

Sep 16
President Donald Trump on Monday said Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh is under assault, following a New York Times story about a sexual misconduct allegation that was revised to reflect that the alleged victim couldn't recall the incident.

Gun Control Must Include Background Checks, Dems tell Trump

Gun Control Must Include Background Checks, Dems tell Trump

By Hope Yen | Sep 16
Congressional Democratic leaders warned President Donald Trump on Sunday that any proposal on gun control must include a House-passed bill to expand background checks for gun purchases — or else risk no legislation at all.

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