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Poll: Virginians about evenly divided on…

A new poll shows Virginians about evenly divided on whether Confederate statues throughout the state should be removed

Underground water found on Mars

NYT: Trump Used Apprentice to Create 'Myth' of…

The New York Times is out with another deep dive into President Trump's finances, this one focused on the reality show The Apprentice . It's not flattering. When the show debuted in 2004, Trump boasted to viewers that he had overcome financial trouble thanks to his business savvy, and "now my...

Today in History for September 29th

Highlights of this day in history: Germany annexes Czechoslovakia's Sudetenland region; America returns to manned spaceflight for the first time since the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster; Pope John Paul the First is found dead in his Vatican apartment. (Sept. 29)

Chrissy Teigen, John Legend: New Beverly Hills…

Trae Patton/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images via Getty Image; Simon Berlyn for Sally Forster Jones of Compass Hollywood power couple Chrissy Teigen and John Legend just bought a new Beverly Hills mansion for $17.5 million. They put their old home in the same ritzy Los Angeles area on the market for $24 million in August. The sprawling new property is spread out over 10,000 square feet, comprising six bedrooms and nine bathrooms. It also comes with a home theater, an infinity pool, and a wine cellar.

State television: Kuwaiti ruler Sheikh Sabah has…

Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah, the ruler of Kuwait who drew on his decades as the oil-rich nation’s top diplomat to push for closer ties to Iraq after the 1990 Gulf War and solutions to other regional crises, has died

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‘Grown-ish’ Star Yara Shahidi to Play Ti…

‘Grown-ish’ Star Yara Shahidi to Play Tinker Bell in Live-Action ‘ Peter Pan’. ‘Deadline’ has confirmed that Yara Shahidi will play Tinker Bell in Disney’s upcoming movie, ‘Peter Pan and Wendy.’. Shahidi also posted a message to her Instagram, saying she is "excited for this next adventure.". Thank you for all of the love. It, truly, means so much to me. I’m excited for this next adventure!, Yara Shahidi, via Instagram. This marks the first time that a person of color will portray the beloved character. . Tinker Bell was previously played by Julia Roberts in the 1991 live-action movie, ‘Hook.’. ‘Peter Pan and Wendy’ will be the second major feature film for Shahidi. . She previously starred in the 2019 film, ‘The Sun is Also a Star.’ . Shahidi currently stars in ‘Grown-ish,’ a spin-off from ABC’s ‘Black-ish,’ which was also her breakout role. . In addition, she has made appearances on several hit TV shows such as ‘Family Guy,’ ‘Scandal’ and ‘Wizards of Waverly Place.’. ‘Peter Pan and Wendy’ is being directed by David Lowery and does not yet have a release date.

Uber Sued For Failing To Prevent Sexual Assault

Associated Press Uber is being sued by a woman who alleges the company failed to prevent her sexual assault by a driver in 2018. The lawsuit accuses Uber of negligence and deceptive business practices for promoting safe rides, particularly to "vulnerable women," despite having "historically lax screening procedures" for drivers. The lawsuit cites Uber's history of using of forced arbitration and nondisclosure agreements to keep reports of sexual assault "shrouded in secrecy." Last year, facing criticism over a rising number of allegations, Uber acknowledged that more than 6,000 US customers had filed sexual assault reports in 2017 and 2018.

When Vegas Schools Decline Ransom, Hackers Dump…

A hacker group has published employee Social Security numbers, student grades, and other sensitive information from the Clark County School District in Las Vegas after it refused to pay a ransom. The largest school district known to be hit with ransomware since the start of the pandemic announced a breach...

Aerial footage shows wildfire raging on mountain

Aerial footage captured near Angwin, California, shows the Glass Fire raging on a mountaintop on Sept. 28. The fire started on Sept. 27 and has quickly grown to a size of more than 36,000 acres.

The US 'Is Not in a Good Place' Concerning…

The US 'Is Not in a Good Place', Concerning Coronavirus, Says Fauci. White House coronavirus advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci made the comments on Monday's episode of 'Good Morning America.'. More than 40,000 people continue to contract the coronavirus in the U.S. daily. There are states that are starting to show an uptick in cases and even some increase in hospitalizations in some states, Dr. Anthony Fauci, via NBC News. And I hope not, but we very might well start seeing increases in deaths, Dr. Anthony Fauci, via NBC News. You don’t want to be in a position like that as the weather starts getting cold, Dr. Anthony Fauci, via NBC News. Fauci referred to the recent lifting of social distancing restrictions in states such as FL as "very concerning.". When you’re dealing with community spread and you have the kind of congregate setting where people get together, particularly without masks, you’re really asking for trouble, Dr. Anthony Fauci, via NBC News. Worldwide, nearly one million people have died due to contracting the coronavirus. Nearly 20 percent of those deaths have occurred in the U.S

Reggaeton redemption: Balvin, Bunny top Latin…

At last year’s Latin Grammy Awards, popular reggaeton and Latin trap musicians such as J Balvin, Bad Bunny and Ozuna were dismissed in the show’s top categories

ShowBiz Minute: Ai Weiwei, Seyfried, Prince George

Dissident Ai Weiwei protests possible extradition of Julian Assange; Amanda Seyfried and her husband Thomas Sadoski have a baby boy; Malta seeks shark tooth fossil presented to Prince George. (Sept. 29)

Here's What to Expect in First Trump-Biden Debate

The big day is here for President Trump and Joe Biden—the first of three presidential debates takes place in Cleveland. The debate is scheduled to run from 9 to 10:30pm ET, and it will be carried on all the major networks and streamed online at multiple places, including...

Greece: Cruise halted for COVID tests, latest are…

Health inspectors in Greece are carrying out additional tests for COVID-19 on crew members of a cruise ship with more than 1,500 people on board

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This is NASA's $23 million space toilet

A new toilet headed to the space station has a number of features that improve on current space toilet operations and help us prepare for future missions, including those to the Moon and Mars. The Universal Waste Management System (UWMS) demonstrates a compact toilet and the Urine Transfer System (UTS) that further automates waste management and storage. Automated emptying of backup storage allows simultaneous use of both toilets on the space station, saving crew member time. A more reliable waste-disposal method makes things easier for the crew and allows them to focus on other activities such as research.

One Stanley Cup, Zero COVID Cases

In a normal year, the NHL season would be just about to start. But this being 2020, the season just wrapped up. The Tampa Bay Lightning won the Stanley Cup on Monday night by defeating the Dallas Stars 2-0 in the sixth game of the finals, reports ESPN . "It takes...

On This Day: 29 September 2003

Quentin Tarantino's ultra-violent classic "Kill Bill: Volume 1" premiered in Hollywood. (Sept. 29)

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S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller: US home prices rise 3…

U.S. home prices rose at a faster pace in July as the housing market continued to show strength during the coronavirus outbreak

BTS to Release New Album ‘BE’ in November

BTS to Release New Album ‘BE’ in November . Big Hit Entertainment announced the follow-up to February's 'Map of the Soul: 7.'. Hello. This is Big Hit Entertainment. BTS's new album BE will be released on Friday, November 20. BE (Deluxe Edition) contains the most "BTS-esque music" yet, Big Hit Entertainment, via statement. The album news comes after the boy band had record-breaking success with their very first all-English track, "Dynamite.". They became the first Asian act ever to debut at the number one spot on the 'Billboard' Hot 100 chart in the US. The song also broke multiple streaming records on Spotify, iTunes and YouTube. . The band still can't believe the song's success is "real.". I'm still having a hard time grasping that this is real. , SUGA, via statement. To be honest, BTS reaching number one on the Hot 100... we never imagined it. It still feels like a dream, I don't know if this is reality. , J-Hope, via statement. BTS will release their new album, 'BE (Deluxe Edition),' on November 20

College Acceptance Rises Amid COVID-19

Prince George's Giant Shark Tooth Causes a Bit of…

Naturalist David Attenborough recently screened his new environmental documentary at Kensington Palace with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, and brought along quite a treasure for their eldest son: a giant prehistoric shark tooth. But it turns out 7-year-old Prince George may have to give it up, the Guardian reports....

Intense mudslide washes out road

A road in Medog County, Tibet, was washed out as an intense mudslide raced through the area on Sept. 27. Days of heavy rain triggered the slide, which also washed out a bridge.

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Ex-Trump Campaign Manager Bradley Parscale…

Ex-Trump Campaign Manager Bradley Parscale Arrested After Standoff With Police. On Sunday night, ex-campaign manager to Donald Trump, Bradley Parscale, was arrested at his home in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Initial reports say police responded to Parscale’s home after his wife, Candice, said he had guns and “was suicidal.” . He then reportedly accompanied officers “willingly” and was hospitalized for psychiatric evaluation. An article published by the ‘South Florida Sun Sentinel’ reveals a much more shocking account of the night, according to records released by the Fort Lauderdale police. Candice reportedly fled to a neighbor’s house and called police in fear after Parscale “chambered a round” during a “heated exchange” between the pair. . When police arrived, it was noted that Candice had bruising on her arm and face, which she said Parscale inflicted earlier that week. . The responding officer, who later spoke to Parscale, reported that his speech was “slurred” and that he “seemed to be crying.” . After initially refusing to exit his house, a SWAT team arrived. It’s unclear how long the standoff lasted. . Parscale eventually exited the home. After refusing to comply with orders to get on the ground, he was taken down by police. . Police recovered a total of 10 guns from inside his house. . As of now, Parscale has been “involuntarily committed,” as he has been deemed “mentally unstable” under Florida’s Baker Act.

AG agrees to release grand jury tapes in Breonna…

Kentucky’s attorney general has agreed to comply with a judge's order to release the recordings of the secret grand jury proceeding that considered charges against police involved in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor

Steve Harvey moves on from NBC

TV presenter Steve Harvey talks about parting ways with NBC after the cancellation of his daytime show, and discusses his latest show on Facebook Watch, "Steve on Watch." (Sept. 29)