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North Korea fires 2 ballistic missiles; Japan's Suga rips test as 'absolutely outrageous'

North Korea reportedly fired two ballistic missiles off its east coast Wednesday, in the direction of Japan, prompting Japan's prime minister to denounce the action as “absolutely outrageous,” according to reports.
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Best pop culture Halloween costumes of 2021: ‘Squid Game’ to Kim at the Met
The spookiest time of the year is just days away, so it's the best time to shop for the best Halloween costume to rock this October.
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Trump, Biden tied in potential 2024 election faceoff: poll
President Biden and former President Donald Trump are tied in a new poll looking at a potential matchup in the 2024 election -- with Trump surging past Biden among independents.
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Instagram model Genie Exum smirks during cop questioning after stabbing beau
Genie Exum walked free on bail following her arraignment in Manhattan on Tuesday after police said she knifed her boyfriend, Babyboy Pajulas in the back and arms.
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‘Star Trek: Prodigy’: Kate Mulgrew Discusses How Hologram Janeway Is Different Than Her Human Counterpart
Don't worry, Hologram Janeway still likes coffee.
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Business Travel’s Demise Could Have Far-Reaching Consequences
In 2019, Jason Henrichs took 46 flights for business, traveling to cities where he stayed at hotels, dined at local restaurants, and sometimes even visited tourist attractions like the Liberty Bell. In 2020, he took just three flights. The traveling life has its perks—Henrichs, the CEO of Alloy Labs, a consortium of community banks, has…
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NYU surgeons successfully test pig kidney transplant in human patient
The family of the patient — who showed signs of kidney dysfunction — consented to the experiment on the brain dead woman before she was due to be removed from life support.
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5 NICU nurses give birth within 1 month of each other: ‘Simultaneous joy’
Five nurses who work in the same neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at an Illinois hospital all delivered babies within one month of each other.
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Seattle Police, Firefighters Fired Over Vaccine Mandate Turn in Their Boots in Protest
All Seattle city employees had to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by the end of October 18.
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Benedict Cumberbatch delivers a twitchy portrait of a troubled artist in ‘The Electrical Life of Louis Wain’
Biopic of eccentric cat painter is bogged down by quirks and tics.
Oilers top Ducks as season-opening win streak hits 3 games
Leon Draisaitl had two goals and two assists and the Edmonton Oilers extended their season-opening winning streak to three games with a 6-5 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday night.
Queen Elizabeth II ‘reluctantly’ cancels trip over medical advice to rest
The 95-year-old Queen was set to travel to Northern Ireland with Prime Minister Boris Johnson but is now resting at Windsor Castle. However, she's "in good spirits."
The U.S. States Where Covid Vaccine Mandates Are Banned and Allowed
Some states have embraced vaccine requirements for customers and employees alike. Others are pushing back, going so far as to legislate against them.
Border arrests hit highest levels since 1986's amnesty bill: CBP data
Arrests by Border Patrol have soared to the highest levels since 1986, according to Customs and Border Patrol data.
Netflix’s Ted Sarandos Says He “Screwed Up,” But Still Stands By Dave Chappelle’s ‘The Closer’
Trans employees and allies are set to take part in a walkout protesting the streamer's handling of the Chappelle controversy.
News outlets pen controversial obituaries for conservative figures, flattering ones for terrorists, dictators
Mainstream media often paints less flattering images of conservative figures in obituaries than known terrorists.
Jan. 6 House Committee Votes Unanimously to Hold Steve Bannon in Contempt
(WASHINGTON) — A House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection voted unanimously Tuesday to hold former White House aide Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress after the longtime ally of former President Donald Trump defied a subpoena for documents and testimony. Still defending his supporters who broke into the Capitol that day, Trump has…
Travis Tritt Concert Cancellations Over COVID Policies Leave Fans Divided
While some fans support the musician and his stance, others are disappointed that their tickets have been canceled.
Nikolas Cruz expected to plead guilty Wednesday in 2018 Parkland school shooting
Nikolas Cruz's attorney says his client plans to plead guilty today to 17 murder and attempted murder charges stemming from the mass shooting at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School more than three years ago. Mireya Villarreal spoke with the father of 14-year-old victim Jaime Guttenberg about what justice would look like for his daughter.
Olympic flame arrives in Beijing amid boycott calls
The Olympic flame arrived in Beijing on Wednesday amid calls from overseas critics for a boycott of the Feb. 4-20 Winter Games.
Judge allows video evidence seized from Josh Duggar
Duggar, who appeared on the TLC reality show "19 Kids and Counting" with his parents and siblings, was charged with two counts of downloading and possessing child pornography.
Nurse Says She's Been Suspended for Refusing Vaccine in Viral Video
In a TikTok video viewed hundreds of thousands of times, an ICU nurse says she is facing termination for her decision not to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
Police respond to 4-year-old's adorable emergency call
Police in New Zealand leapt into action to attend the house of a 4-year-old boy -- to check if his toys were as cool as he said they were.
Karol Markowicz: Stop canceling holidays and sucking the joy out of kids' lives
In a coddled America, Halloween, a holiday involving costumes and candy is offensive
States are using $50 billion in federal relief money to try to repair nation's child care system
With the country's child care system in crisis, states are using more than $50 billion in federal relief money to test some creative solutions, but the money is temporary. Despite a logjam in Congress over President Biden's proposal for more permanent relief, advocates like Illinois Governor JB Pritzker remain optimistic that this crisis may provide an opportunity.
For Pacific Islanders, a statue in Washington state recalls a dark chapter in history
The monument honoring the 19th century US Navy sailor John R. Monaghan in Spokane, Washington, is a reminder of the country's history of violence, colonialism and racism against the Samoan people. Members of the community want it to come down.
Meet the doctors' group spreading covid conspiracy theories in plain sight on Facebook
Members of the 'World Doctors Alliance' are spreading falsehoods and stoking fears about the virus.
Controversial call hangs over Astros’ Game 4 ALCS win
The Astros evened the ALCS at two games apiece against the Red Sox on Tuesday night, winning 9-2.
Turnaround teams: Record 3 teams hit 5-1 after opening loss
Perhaps, never before has Week 1 of an NFL season been as big of an aberration as it was this season.
Avlon: This is how Democrats can win over swing states
CNN's John Avlon discusses the importance of the midterm elections for Democrats and how they can win over swing states by paying more attention to middle class and rural America.
New Zealand police respond to 4-year-old's adorable emergency call
Police in New Zealand leapt into action to attend the house of a 4-year-old boy -- to check if his toys were as cool as he said they were.
Harry Styles appears post-credits in 'Eternals'
Harry Styles is reportedly joining MCU as Eros, brother of Thanos in "Eternals."
Curry, Warriors stun James, Lakers 121-114 in opener
Opening night in Hollywood went well for three quarters for Los Angeles Lakers superstars LeBron James and Anthony Davis against Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors.
FDA may approve mixing and matching COVID-19 booster shots
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is expected to allow the mixing and matching of COVID-19 vaccine booster doses this week, according to reports.
The World Needs a Plan for Stranded Assets
Fighting climate change involves financial and economic risk. Governments and investors must do more to prepare.
Successful pig-to-human kidney transplant a "transformative moment"
The surgeon who conducted the transplant said it marks a "transformative moment in organ transplantation."
Scientists Successfully Attached a Pig Kidney to Human For the First Time
Scientists temporarily attached a pig’s kidney to a human body and watched it begin to work, a small step in the decades-long quest to one day use animal organs for life-saving transplants. Pigs have been the most recent research focus to address the organ shortage, but among the hurdles: A sugar in pig cells, foreign…
East Harlem deli patron fatally stabs worker during dispute: cops
Responding police found the victim outside the store with a stab wound to his torso. He was rushed to New York Presbyterian Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
UFC adds Joaquin Buckley vs. Abdul Razak Alhassan to Jan. 15 event
Two of the middleweight division's heaviest hitters will throw down in January.       Related StoriesDana White says he hasn't spoken to Conor McGregor after allegation of striking Italian DJ - EnclosureUFC Fight Night 196 commentary team, broadcast plans: Paul Felder calls Marvin Vettori's main eventDana White: 'Fight Island will be hopping again' after vaccine mandate for non-U.S. fighters - Enclosure
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Humanity needs big plans. ‘Dune’ and ‘Foundation’ show how hard it is to make them.
It's infuriating to watch Congress fiddle while it feels like the world is burning. But there are more human reasons why it's difficult to tackle millennia-sized problems.
90 L.A. arts groups got $36 million in pandemic relief. Here's how some are spending it
For a Black theater, a Latino orchestra, a Valley cultural center and a writing mentorship program for teen girls, the L.A. Arts Recovery Fund is a lifeline.
Superba Food + Bread takes over Hollywood's former Cat & Fiddle space
The new location offers a larger menu, a raw bar and plenty of patio space.
Dad needs to focus on consent and boundaries with his daughter, not his ego
A daughter complained to her teacher about her dad. Now he’s upset.
Tosser ‘scrubs off some of the polish’ with its debut album
The D.C. quartet is performing at Pie Shop on Oct. 23.
What Happened When a Ransomware Attack Hits a Tiny Kansas County
Pottawatomie County is far from alone in facing these challenges—or in the choices it had to make.
Jamie Lynn Spears donation offer rejected by mental health organization
An organization devoted to mental health and addiction recovery has declined an offer of proceeds from a forthcoming book by Jamie Lynn Spears.
White House details plans to vaccinate 28 million children ages 5-11
Children will soon be able to get a COVID-19​ vaccine​ at their pediatrician's office, local pharmacy and potentially even their school.
The administration is cracking down on sales of hacking tools
The effort has been delayed for years over concerns about impeding cybersecurity research