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Trump says he doesn’t know who Proud Boys are, calls on group to ‘stand down’
President Trump on Wednesday said he doesn’t know who the Proud Boys are and called on them to “stand down” after he said during the first presidential debate that the racist group should “stand by” during the election. “I don’t know who the Proud Boys are,” Trump told reporters on the White House lawn as...
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Healthy eating tips for your age
CNN's Jacqueline Howard shares certain nutrients that are important to maintain in a healthy diet as you age.
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FULL SHOW 09/30/20: Election volatility picks up
JPMorgan's Samantha Azzarello joins host Alison Kosik with post-debate strategy for your portfolio. Plus, Harry's CEO Jeff Raider on how the razor industry disruptor pivoted during the pandemic. And Indeed Chief economist Jed Kolko will talk jobs ahead of the September employment report.
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What a heart-healthy diet looks like
CNN's Jacqueline Howard breaks down what to eat for a heart-healthy diet. Some of this information on healthy eating was provided by the American Heart Association.
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JPMorgan analyst explains how to position your portfolio during volatility
Samantha Azzarello, JPM Global Market Strategist, says investors should consider investing in international stocks, particularly in China.
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Where Is Chris Watts From ‘American Murder: The Family Next Door’ Now?
Netflix's new true-crime documentary is a gruesome watch.
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'The Social Network' turns 10: The 10 most iconic lines from Facebook's cinematic origin story
Lawyer up! It's been 10 years since "The Social Network" premiered on Oct. 1, 2010. To celebrate, we've rounded up the film's most iconic quotes.       
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Why changing the debate rules can't possibly solve the real problem
In the wake of the single worst debate in modern American politics, the Commission on Presidential Debates is pledging to make some changes.
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Seagram’s heiress Clare Bronfman labeled a ‘predator’ by Nxivm victims
Nine women delivered emotional victim impact statements in Brooklyn federal court ahead of Bronfman's sentencing.
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COVID-19 outbreak spreads at Cal State Long Beach, with 17 more students infected
University officials said the additional cases were linked to off-campus social gatherings.
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His confession about being an ISIS executioner enraged Canadians. Now police say he made it up
Shehroze Chaudhry is accused of lying about being a foreign fighter for ISIS and in so doing, perpetrating a terrorist "hoax."
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Fat squirrel spotted eating McDonald's cheeseburger outside Florida location
Burgers are probably tastier than acorns.
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Dr. Pimple Popper wants you to do this to prevent ‘maskne’
Blackheads, whiteheads and cysts, beware! Dermatologist Sandra Lee, MD, a.k.a. Dr. Pimple Popper, is here to help you prevent the newest skin enemy, maskne! The TLC star and celebrity favorite sat down for an exclusive interview with Page Six to share her top tips. Wearing a mask can really clog your pores, so she suggests...
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Armie Hammer says his handlebar mustache is ‘part hairy biker, part 1970s pervert’
"[My publicist] begged me to shave it off, but we needed to get a few shots with the tache, man. It was too damn good."
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The Audacity of Panic! at the Disco’s Debut Album
Wide-eyed and brokenhearted, the greasy-haired Nevada teens of Panic! at the Disco channeled their woes into elaborate, vaudevillian theatrics. (Nigel Crane / Redfern)Before TikTok, SoundCloud, or even YouTube existed, four gawky teenagers from suburban Las Vegas found success by posting their music to an unlikely platform: the Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz’s LiveJournal page. In the blur that followed Wentz’s listening to their demos and deciding to sign them, Panic! at the Disco became a bonafide pop-punk quartet before they had performed a single show. “There was a lot of pressure,” the lead guitarist and main lyricist, Ryan Ross, later told MTV News. “Pete had only heard, like, two to three songs, and all of a sudden we were expected to go and write a whole record.”The debut album they released the following year, A Fever You Can’t Sweat Out, vibrated with the same anxiety that accompanied their cyber Cinderella story. A lot has changed since the mid-aughts, when the airwaves were ruled by bands such as Paramore and My Chemical Romance, who sublimated young heartbreak into screeching ballads and whimsical stage plays alike. But 15 years and a few band-member departures later, Fever still holds up as an audacious and unlikely classic—a polarizing product of its time that has continued to resonate with young listeners well after the glory days of emo and pop-punk.The record, which juxtaposed moments of vulnerability with exaggerated nonchalance, alternately enticed and repelled audiences back in 2005. “Well, we’re just a wet dream for the webzine / Make us it, make us hip, make a scene / Or shrug us off your shoulders / Don’t approve a single word that we wrote,” the lead vocalist, Brendon Urie, sang on the preposterously titled track “London Beckoned Songs About Money Written by Machines.” Many rock reviewers were unamused by the record, with some accusing the band of gimmickry and unoriginality. Pointing to the “London Beckoned” lyrics, a punknews.org critic congratulated the group “on writing either the most arrogant or self-effacing couplet in music.” A Pitchfork writer effectively charged Panic! with killing emo, lamenting that “Urie’s impassioned, warbling vocals are so strained it’s as if he might just burst into tears at any moment.”Rock purists weren’t the only ones who rolled their eyes at the wordy song titles and self-conscious lyrics. Panic!’s insistence on melodrama and literary flourish, shaped in part by the influence of Wentz and other labelmates, was easy to parody. Their obsession with multisyllabic words (nitroglycerin, surreptitious, caricature) made some songs feel like SAT essays. A Fever You Can’t Sweat Out was stacked with allusions to the kinds of books that crowded Urban Outfitters shelves: Much of the album was inspired by Chuck Pahlaniuk’s fiction, and its breakout single takes its name from a line in a Douglas Coupland novel. “I Write Sins Not Tragedies” opens with creeping strings and builds to an impossibly catchy and now-infamous chorus. Along the way, it sneaks in some genre-characteristic misogyny, most notably in a line that feels tailor-made for skeptics to mock: “What a shame the poor groom’s bride is a whore.”“I Write Sins Not Tragedies” took Fever to the heights of MTV’s Total Request Live charts, back when that was the ultimate marker of pop-cultural relevance. Like all good emo, the record was beloved by the most assiduous arbiters of feeling—teenagers, who embraced the band’s earnest yet playful approach to youthful angst. By the following year, when “I Write Sins Not Tragedies” won Video of the Year at MTV’s Video Music Awards, the album was everywhere, whether you liked it or not. As SPIN’s Emily Zemler wrote at the time of the record’s release, “The songs blend together into one seamless aural experience that worms its way into your head and mercilessly nests there.”Like other pop-punk bands whose saccharine musings soundtracked the mid-2000s, Panic! at the Disco made music that relished the agony of suburbia. The songs “Nails for Breakfast, Tacks for Snacks” and “Camisado” chronicle Ross’s experiences navigating his father’s alcoholism, with the latter building to a defiant chorus: “Can’t take the kid from the fight, take the fight from the kid.” Yet Fever wasn’t all self-serious pondering and car-crash metaphors. Nor did the band just strip down to raw emotion like Dashboard Confessional, or introduce itself with macabre imagery like My Chemical Romance. They shirked political commentary, distancing themselves from the punk and nu-metal bands that proliferated in Vegas at the time. Wide-eyed and brokenhearted, these greasy-haired Nevada teens channeled their woes into elaborate, vaudevillian theatrics instead.Fever’s music videos were larger than life, a series of vignettes that unwittingly reflected the prerecession excess of mid-2000s celebrity. Ross, Urie, and their bandmates, Spencer Smith and Brent Wilson, may have come from the cookie-cutter suburbs, but their style was weird and maximalist. Even without the resources of a major label, every video executed an intricate and sometimes nonsensical concept, complete with a sea of dancing extras and enough makeup to deplete half the production budget. Where other mainstream pop artists brought professional polish to their colorful dramatics, Panic! crested purely on the outlandishness of their garage-incubated ideas. Who else was transmuting scenes from popular erotic dramas into music videos in which everyone has fish tanks for heads? Who else straight-up announced their artistic goal—getting “teen hearts beating faster, faster”—with no trace of irony? Panic! served up Moulin Rouge–style windmills on burlesque stages and complicated story lines about double infidelities. Their lyrics were relentlessly horny. The boys committed to the bit, and to the pomade.In the years following Fever, the band members grew up and apart, but their debut gave teenagers during the Iraq War era a soundtrack for nearly every emotion possible, including those they’d yet to make sense of. Fever also allowed listeners to indulge in the melodrama of life without losing a sense of whimsy. No wonder nostalgia for emo and pop-punk abounds today. As the American political and socioeconomic landscape has grown more chaotic in recent years, the genres’ unfettered sentimentality has become a balm for the many Millennials who grew up with it. The internet has introduced Fever to a new set of younger fans, including musicians, whose affection for Panic! reflects a broader interest in the art of the aughts. Once again, technology is bringing Fever to listeners who may never have heard Panic!’s records otherwise. Tracks from an album born on LiveJournal have gained traction on TikTok, where teens make videos melding humor, music trends, and social commentary.Fifteen years later, Fever has never quite left. The chorus of “I Write Sins Not Tragedies” remains among the most easily recognizable lyrics in music, in part because its ambient misanthropy is so easily repurposed for whatever antisocial vibe the listener might be channeling. That might explain why one doesn’t need to have felt—or imagined—heartbreak to belt, “Haven’t you people ever heard of / closing a goddamn door?” or feel ambivalence about marriage and other social institutions. That “I Write Sins Not Tragedies” has taken on a new life via TikTok feels especially appropriate: The band’s debut is now old enough to seem vintage to teenagers, but its original fans are still savvy enough to use the new platforms where the memes are circulating.The circumstances that endear teens to Panic!’s early music now, even as the band has released newer work, differ profoundly from those in which Fever was first introduced. Still, the album remains a cathartic listening experience, a sonic roller coaster with dips just as thrilling as its peaks. It’s hard to take yourself too seriously after pressing play on a song called “There’s a Good Reason These Tables Are Numbered Honey, You Just Haven’t Thought of It Yet.” At a certain point, perhaps between the drum kick and the keyboard twitches or the slam-poetry snaps, you have to let any pretensions fall away. Fever insists that it’s better if you do.
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Biden did the one thing he had to do to win the debate
History will record that Joe Biden won Tuesday night's debate by demonstrating one important thing: he is not senile, writes Paul Callan.
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Some of the most frequently banned books feature LGBTQ stories, library association says
In honor of "Banned Books Week," the American Library Association published lists of the top 10 most challenged books of 2019 and the top 100 of the decade.
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Many claim this event is more stressful than divorce or having kids
If you had to choose, what would you say the most stressful event in life is? A new survey found that it’s not having kids or even starting a new job – but rather moving. The survey asked 1,000 Americans who have moved within the last three years about their experiences and the growing pains...
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Job postings are down, but these sectors are hiring
Job postings are down in most large cities. But Jed Kolko, Chief Economist at Indeed, says driving and warehouse jobs have begun to bounce back.
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Biden uses 'inshallah' in response to Trump during debate
During the first 2020 US presidential debate, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden dropped a phrase from everyday Muslim and Arab vocabulary and lit up the internet.
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The Most Shocking Moments of the First Presidential Debate
In Tuesday’s debate, Donald Trump was more animated about a groundless conspiracy theory involving Hunter Biden than he was about any other issue.
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Commission on Presidential Debates says it will make changes to format to 'ensure a more orderly discussion'
The Commission on Presidential Debates said Wednesday it would be making changes to the format of the remaining presidential debates after the first debate between Democratic nominee Joe Biden and President Donald Trump devolved into a chaotic disaster the night before.
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New York sees startling uptick in Covid-19 cases in Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods
New York neighborhoods with large Orthodox Jewish communities have seen startling rises in Covid-19 cases and test positivity rate in recent weeks, alarming officials concerned about a new outbreak.
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After 'being put through hell,' Dequan Townsend putting tragedies aside until after UFC on ESPN 16
Dequan Townsend will step into the UFC cage about two months after two of his brothers were shot and killed.        Related StoriesGermaine de Randamie: Amanda Nunes was 'exposed' in our 'boring' title fightDana White: UFC has offered Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier a fightDana White: UFC has offered Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier a fight - Enclosure 
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50 best TV shows to watch on Netflix right now: 'Evil,' 'Schitt's Creek' finale arrive in October
From "Girlfriends" to "The Good Place" to "Schitt's Creek," we offer 50 great TV shows to choose from if you can't decide what to watch on Netflix.        
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What's Leaving Netflix in October 2020? Everything on Network's Last-Call List
You've had ample time to watch all five seasons of "Highway to Heaven," but now that time has run out.
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Trump Says Mail-In Ballots Are a 'Total Mess' in New York After Reports of Printer Mailing About 100,000 Incorrect Ballots
The printer said in a statement that the faulty ballots were sent to voters in Kings and Nassau counties.
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Twitter temporarily suspends Hungarian government account 'without warning or explanation,' cabinet official claims
Twitter temporarily suspended an official account of the Hungarian government on Wednesday.
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Suspect charged with attempted murder in ambush shooting of LA deputies
Los Angeles prosecutors have charged a 36-year-old man with attempted murder in the ambush shooting of two sheriff’s deputies. Deonte Lee Murray was arrested in a separate carjacking case on Sept. 15 after a standoff with police in Lynwood — three days after the caught-on-video shooting of the two deputies, the Los Angeles Times reported...
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New Mexico server surprised with $1,200 tip through Venmo challenge: 'I love my community'
A waitress in New Mexico was shocked to receive a $1,200 tip, the latest generous gratuity to make headlines through the feel-good Venmo Challenge that’s sweeping social media.
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The pandemic could push an alarming number of women out of the workforce
First the good news: There are more women in senior-level positions across corporate America.
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Commission is considering 'additional tools' for future debates after chaotic Trump-Biden showdown in Cleveland
During Tuesday's debate, moderator Chris Wallace often tried in vain to prevent continuous interruptions, mostly by President Donald Trump.        
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Watch: Fox News has some debate advice for Trump
"Fox & Friends" co-host Brian Kilmeade and other Fox News personalities offered advice to President Trump after his first debate performance against Joe Biden.
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Hollywood celebrities fuel Texas Democrats' fundraising push in bid to turn Lone Star State blue
Hollywood celebrities are flocking to support Texas Democrats, urging their fans to chip in $38 to help turn the Lone Star state blue in the November election. 
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When book storage is limited, people get desperate. Don’t make the mistakes I did.
I suppose I knew a greenhouse wasn’t the ideal place for some of my most treasured possessions.
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What Trevor Lawrence thinks of ‘Tank for Trevor’ NFL Draft slogan
Trevor Lawrence is trying not to hear it. The stud Clemson quarterback said that, yes, he has seen the “Tank for Trevor” slogan infiltrating the NFL’s worst teams. “I try to ignore it as much as possible,” Lawrence told the Greenville News. “Obviously, if you’re on social media at all, you can’t help but see...
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Most people say they’ve become more frugal during the pandemic
More than three in four Americans said they are more careful spenders and savers than they were one year ago, according to new research. The new survey of 2,000 Americans found 88 percent said the global coronavirus pandemic has made them watch their spending habits more carefully. Not surprisingly, 90 percent would now consider themselves...
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New Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer: What’s the difference?
Jeep's new big SUV will come in two versions and this is what sets them apart.
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House Judiciary Committee could release big tech antitrust report next week
The House Judiciary Committee’s antitrust panel could release its report on antitrust allegations against four of the country’s largest tech juggernauts by next week. The committee has been investigating Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google to see whether their business practices hurt smaller rivals. The results of the probe may arrive as soon as Monday, according...
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Biden goes after Trump during first OH train stop
Democratic Presidential Nominee Joe Biden went after President Donald Trump on his behavior during the first debate of the 2020 election. (Sept. 30)       
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Seth Rogen Tells Jewish People 'White Supremacists Hate You, Too'
The actor also criticized commentator Ben Shapiro in a response to his tweet warning about white supremacists.
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Letters to the Editor: Trump refused to denounce white supremacists. Is George Wallace president?
Trump was all his usual worst qualities at the debate: racist, bullying, dishonest and impatient. It was just stunning to see it all at once.
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‘The Conners’ Takes on COVID-19 in New ABC Promo
The ABC sitcom returns for its third season on Wednesday, October 21.
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Nicaragua proposed law seeks to make fake news punishable by prison
Allies of Nicaragua strongman Daniel Ortega have proposed a law making it a crime to spread fake news on social media punishable by up to four years in prison, according to a report. A bill introduced Monday in the National Assembly would allow sentences of two to four years for “the publication or dissemination of...
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Kathie Lee Gifford puts her heart into 'Then Came You': 'I don't ever want to stop believing in love'
Kathie Lee Gifford says her rom-com, 'Then Came You,' co-starring Craig Ferguson, isn't autobiographical. But, "I'd be open to falling in love again."        
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NFL threatens harsher punishment if coaches don’t wear masks
The NFL is putting its foot down on coaches who won’t wear masks on the sideline during games. In a league memo obtained Wednesday by ESPN, teams were issued a strong warning that failure to comply with the mask mandate could result in suspensions and the forfeiture of draft picks as punishment. It was the...
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Court rules Subway sandwiches too sugary to meet legal definition of ‘bread’
Ireland’s highest court isn’t sweet on tax breaks for footlongs. The country’s Supreme Court ruled that the starch used in Subway sandwiches is too sugary to meet the definition of “bread” — a legal distinction that would have saved the firm some dough. In deciding whether to give the fast-food chain a tax break for...
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Greenland's ice sheet is melting as fast as at any time in the last 12,000 years, study shows
The melting today on Greenland's ice sheet is roughly equal to the greatest rates of ice loss in the last 12,000 years, a new study shows. But if greenhouse gas emissions are not curbed, the ice sheet could see unprecedented levels of melting later this century at almost 6 times what they are today.
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