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Women Filmmakers Have Record Showing At Berlin Film Festival

Women Filmmakers Have Record Showing At Berlin Film Festival

ENTERTAINMENT | By Louise Dixon | Feb 16
The voice of the female filmmaker was louder than ever at this year's Berlin Film Festival, with seven out of the 16 films in the competition section helmed by women, and female directors from all corners of the globe featured prominently.

Academy Reverses Plans, Will Air All Awards Live At Oscars

Academy Reverses Plans, Will Air All Awards Live At Oscars

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Feb 16
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Friday reversed its decision to present four awards during the commercial breaks of this year's Oscar broadcast.

Researchers Find Clues That Depression May Speed Brain Aging

Researchers Find Clues That Depression May Speed Brain Aging

TECHNOLOGY | By Lauran Neergaard | Feb 16
Memory and thinking skills naturally slow with age but now scientists are peeking inside living brains to tell if depression might worsen that decline — and finding some worrisome clues.

NOT REAL NEWS: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

NOT REAL NEWS: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

NEWS | Feb 16
None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out. Here are the real facts.

2020 Dems Hit Early Voting States; Weld Explores GOP Bid

2020 Dems Hit Early Voting States; Weld Explores GOP Bid

NEWS | By Lisa Mascaro and Steve Peoples | Feb 16
Several Democratic presidential candidates are spending the long holiday weekend on the campaign trail, while a Republican has announced he's creating an exploratory committee for a possible 2020 run.

Vatican Defrocks Former Us Cardinal McCarrick Over Sex Abuse

Vatican Defrocks Former Us Cardinal McCarrick Over Sex Abuse

NEWS | By Frances D'Emilio and Nicole Winfield | Feb 16
ope Francis has defrocked former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after Vatican officials found him guilty of soliciting for sex while hearing confession and sexual crimes against minors and adults, the Holy See said Saturday.

Trump Emergency Declaration Faces Fights in the Courts

Trump Emergency Declaration Faces Fights in the Courts

NEWS | By Mark Sherman | Feb 16
President Donald Trump declared a national emergency along the southern border and predicted his administration would end up defending it all the way to the Supreme Court.

Watch: Trailer for Anne Hathaway-Starring 'The Hustle' Drops

Watch: Trailer for Anne Hathaway-Starring 'The Hustle' Drops

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 16
Anne Hathaway - recipient of the Human Rights Campaign's "National Ally for Equality" award - co-stars with Rebel Woilsonin the MGM movie "The Hustle." Check out the new trailer!

Runner Recalls Desperate Fight with Thrashing Mountain Lion

Runner Recalls Desperate Fight with Thrashing Mountain Lion

NEWS | By P. Solomon Banda | Feb 16
Fear washed over Travis Kauffman as he wrestled with a thrashing mountain lion that attacked him on a Colorado mountain trail, but then his fighting instinct took over as he found its neck with his foot and suffocated the young cat.

Southern Baptist Leader Sorry He Supported Accused Pastor

Southern Baptist Leader Sorry He Supported Accused Pastor

NEWS | By Travis Loller | Feb 16
A prominent leader in the Southern Baptist Convention said he was wrong to support a Kentucky pastor accused of covering up sex abuse.


Entertainment

Darkly Comic 'Miss America's Ugly Daughter' Re-Opens Feb. 8 at Greenway Court Theatre
Los Angeles, CA

Darkly Comic 'Miss America's Ugly Daughter' Re-Opens Feb. 8 at Greenway Court Theatre

THEATRE | Feb 7
Pageant Productions and Canon Theatricals present "Miss America's Ugly Daughter: Bess Myerson & Me," opening at the Greenway Court Theatre, where performances continue through March 24.

 Review :: Never Look Away

Review :: Never Look Away

MOVIES | By Kilian Melloy | Feb 15
Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck — the director of "The Lives of Others" and "The Tourist" — has created yet another film that will surely be remembered. Exactly how one will remember it... well, that's a matter of interpretation.


Business

Make El Chapo Pay for A Border Wall? Don't Count On It

Make El Chapo Pay for A Border Wall? Don't Count On It

FINANCE | By Tom Hays | Feb 16
Why not take some of the Mexican drug lord's billions in ill-gotten gains and make him pay for a border wall? That may be a tall order, especially since federal officials can't say for sure how much Joaquin Guzman may still have, or how to get hold of it.


Technology

Space Junk Harpooned Like Whale in Orbit-Cleanup Test

Space Junk Harpooned Like Whale in Orbit-Cleanup Test

SCIENCE | By Marcia Dunn | Feb 16
A harpoon flung from a satellite has successfully captured a piece of pretend space junk, like a whale. The British-led experiment is part of an effort to clean up debris in orbit, hundreds of miles above Earth.


Cars

Edmunds: Top Car-Buying Mistakes to Avoid

Edmunds: Top Car-Buying Mistakes to Avoid

AUTO NEWS | By Ronald Montoya | Feb 16
Here are some of the most common car-shopping mistakes people make when buying or leasing a car. Avoid them and you'll have a better car-buying experience.


Health/Fitness

Modern Life's Most Common Stressors

Modern Life's Most Common Stressors

HEALTH | Feb 15
Phone batteries dying, sticking to plans, and slow WiFi — these are just some of the modern causes of stress plaguing Americans today, according to new research.


Travel

72 (Gayish) Hours in Milwaukee

72 (Gayish) Hours in Milwaukee

Feb 15
A few days in Milwaukee reveal a round-up of lively LGBTQ-friendly bars, local eats, culture, and most of the time... snow.


Nightlife

Valentine's Day @ The Standard :: February 14, 2019

Valentine's Day @ The Standard :: February 14, 2019

PHOTO ALBUMS | Feb 15
For Valentine's Day, Susanne Bartsch produced Kabaret Boom, held at Top of The Standard in New York. Guests included DJ Aquaria, Dirty Martini, and a special appearance from pop star Kim Petras.