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'This is My Family': Travel Ban Debate Hits Home

'This is My Family': Travel Ban Debate Hits Home

NEWS | Apr 21
As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to weigh President Donald Trump's ban on travel from certain countries, a New York convenience store worker worries for his wife in war-torn Yemen after she was deemed ineligible for a waiver.

Musician Nile Rodgers Mourns Avicii, Talks DJ's Drinking

Musician Nile Rodgers Mourns Avicii, Talks DJ's Drinking

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 21
Music producer Nile Rodgers is expressing sorrow at the death of DJ star Avicii, with whom he developed a close friendship during their collaborations.

Romney Seeks Utah Republican Party Nomination at Convention

Romney Seeks Utah Republican Party Nomination at Convention

NEWS | By Lindsay Whitehurst | Apr 21
Mitt Romney may have one of the best-known names in national politics, but he's still going to have to face down nearly a dozen Republican contenders in Utah on Saturday in his bid to restart his political career with a U.S. Senate seat.

Son of Stroessner-Era Figure Expected to Win Paraguay Vote

Son of Stroessner-Era Figure Expected to Win Paraguay Vote

NEWS | By Pedro Servin | Apr 21
The son of a top aide to late Paraguayan dictator Alfredo Stroessner is expected to easily win Sunday's presidential election, promising to continue the country's strong economic growth with business-friendly policies.

Giuliani Adds Toughness, Star Power to Legal Team for Trump

Giuliani Adds Toughness, Star Power to Legal Team for Trump

NEWS | By Jonathan Lemire and Jill Colvin | Apr 21
For weeks, President Donald Trump had grown increasingly frustrated with the cable news chatter that he couldn't hire a big-name attorney for his legal team.

Police: Stalker Broke into Taylor Swift's NYC Home, Took Nap

Police: Stalker Broke into Taylor Swift's NYC Home, Took Nap

NEWS | Apr 21
Police say a stalker broke into Taylor Swift's New York City townhouse and took a nap.

State Lawmaker Attacks Fellow Lawmaker as 'Lying Homosexual'

State Lawmaker Attacks Fellow Lawmaker as 'Lying Homosexual'

NEWS | Apr 21
A Republican state lawmaker in Pennsylvania is calling a colleague a "lying homosexual" in a Facebook post attacking liberal legislators.

FIFA Queries Morocco World Cup Bid, to Make 2nd Inspection

FIFA Queries Morocco World Cup Bid, to Make 2nd Inspection

NEWS | By Amira El Masiti | Apr 21
FIFA's inspection of Morocco's 2026 World Cup plans ended with questions about the quality of stadiums and a demand for more details from the bid ahead of a second unexpected examination of infrastructure.

In Court, Dems Allege Conspiracy Between Trump Camp, Russia

In Court, Dems Allege Conspiracy Between Trump Camp, Russia

NEWS | By Tom LoBianco and Larry Neumeister | Apr 21
The Democratic Party sued Donald Trump's presidential campaign, Russia, WikiLeaks and Trump's son and son-in-law, accusing them of an intricate conspiracy to undercut Democrats in the 2016 election by stealing tens of thousands of emails and documents.

From Far and Wide, Beyonce Brings Excitement to HBCU Culture

From Far and Wide, Beyonce Brings Excitement to HBCU Culture

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jonathan Landrum Jr. | Apr 21
When Beyonce paid tribute to historically black colleges at Coachella, the singer's grand performance reignited interest in the marching band culture and created shockwaves of excitement to students attending those schools.


News

Actress Arrested in Sex Trafficking in 'Guru to Stars' Case

Actress Arrested in Sex Trafficking in 'Guru to Stars' Case

NATIONAL | Apr 20
An actress known for her "Smallville" role was charged with sex trafficking, after federal prosecutors said she worked as a slave "master," recruiting women to a cult-like group led by a man who sold himself a self-improvement guru to the stars.


Business

Suspended Fraternity: Offensive Video Was 'Satirical Sketch'

Suspended Fraternity: Offensive Video Was 'Satirical Sketch'

CORPORATE | Apr 21
A fraternity suspended at Syracuse University over an offensive video said in an apologetic statement on Friday that the activities were intended as a "satirical sketch" depicting an uneducated, intolerant person.


Technology

Audit Clears Facebook Despite Cambridge Analytica Leaks

Audit Clears Facebook Despite Cambridge Analytica Leaks

PERSONAL TECH | By Barbara Ortutay | Apr 21
An audit of Facebook's privacy practices for the Federal Trade Commission found no problems even though the company knew at the time that a data-mining firm improperly obtained private data from millions of users.


Finance

Love That Home's View? See How Much More You'll Pay

Love That Home's View? See How Much More You'll Pay

HOME | By Marilyn Lewis | Mar 26
A house with a fabulous view can be hard for a homebuyer to resist. But seeing the mountains, water or city lights from the comfort of home comes at a price.


Cars

Edmunds: How Straight Talk Can Land You A Good Deal

Edmunds: How Straight Talk Can Land You A Good Deal

AUTO NEWS | By Matt Jones | Apr 21
Most of us want a special deal when we're car shopping: a price that beats what our neighbor just got and, if we are lucky, one that's lower than our research says we should be able to get.


Style

Recipe: Insta Pot Dijon Chicken

Recipe: Insta Pot Dijon Chicken

FOOD/DRINK | By Melissa d'Arabian | Apr 21
A quick recipe for a hearty meal combines chicken, fresh vegetables and a splash of white wine.


Health/Fitness

Stop with the Selfies: An Oxygen Mask Can Save Your Life

Stop with the Selfies: An Oxygen Mask Can Save Your Life

HEALTH | By Damian J. Troise | Apr 20
Paying attention to flight attendants might save your life. It's a simple message, but passengers often ignore or passively watch along as safety instructions are given prior to takeoff.


Travel

Abu Dhabi Set to Open $1B Warner Bros. Amusement Park

Abu Dhabi Set to Open $1B Warner Bros. Amusement Park

By Jon Gambrell | Apr 19
Abu Dhabi will open a $1 billion indoor Warner Bros. amusement park this July. It encompasses 1.65 million square feet on Yas Island, a leisure destination for the Emirati capital.


Nightlife

Far-Right Cancels Bid to Shut Berlin's Berghain Techno Club

Far-Right Cancels Bid to Shut Berlin's Berghain Techno Club

INTERNATIONAL | Apr 19
A far-right party has withdrawn its proposal to close down one of Berlin's most famous techno clubs after the plan drew widespread ridicule in the laissez-faire German capital.