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From Detroit to Oakland, pandemic threatens urban renewal

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 04:32:35 -0400

As office workers continue to stay home during the pandemic, cities that were in the middle of bustling downtown comebacks are feeling a lot of uncertainty

Today in History

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 00:00:33 -0400

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Oct. 21, the 295th day of 2020. There are 71 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 21, 1879, Thomas Edison perfected a workable electric light at his laboratory in Menlo Park, N.J. On this date: In 1797, the U.S. Navy frigate Constitution, also known as “Old Ironsides,” was christened in Boston’s harbor. In 1892, schoolchildren across the U.S. observed Columbus Day (according to the Gregorian date) by reciting, for the first time, the original version of “The Pledge of Allegiance,” written by Francis Bellamy for The Youth’s Companion. In 1941, superheroine Wonder Woman made her debut in All-Star Comics issue No. 8, published by All-American Comics, Inc. of New York. In 1944, during World War II, U.S. troops captured the German city of Aachen (AH’-kuhn). In 1945, women in France were allowed to vote in parliamentary elections for the first time. In 1960, Democrat John F. Kennedy and Republican Richard M....

Epsilon strengthens into a hurricane, the 10th of the Atlantic season

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 23:15:17 -0400

Epsilon strengthens into a hurricane, the 10th of the Atlantic season

An electric Hummer? Battery-powered trucks head to showrooms

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 21:01:45 -0400

Seven auto companies have plans to roll out new battery-powered pickup trucks over the next two years, aiming to cash in on a popular and lucrative market for expensive vehicles

Grand juror speaks after judge ruling in Breonna Taylor case

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 20:30:19 -0400

A grand juror in the Breonna Taylor case is speaking out after a Louisville judge cleared the way for the the panel’s members to talk publicly

Frat suspended, probe launched into possible LSU hazing

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 20:20:17 -0400

A fraternity chapter at Louisiana State University has been suspended and a Baton Rouge prosecutor says an investigation has been launched into possible illegal hazing

Police: Officers fatally shoot armed robbery suspect

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 20:16:32 -0400

Authorities say Florida police officers fatally shot a Black armed robbery suspect

San Francisco police arrest man in assault on Trump backer

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 19:47:45 -0400

San Francisco police say they made an arrest in the weekend assault of a Trump supporter and free speech rally organizer who lost two front teeth

Missouri city removes disputed Confederate general marker

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 19:24:03 -0400

The City Council in Missouri’s capital city approved removing a Civil War marker dedicated to a Confederate general amid a dispute about the accuracy of its description

Judge OKs release of Ghislaine Maxwell transcripts

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 18:57:03 -0400

A judge says transcripts of interviews lawyers conducted with the ex-girlfriend of the late convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein must be released by Thursday morning

The next big Windows 10 update is finally here, but it already has issues

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 09:36:11 +0000

Microsoft has published a list of issues with the Windows 10 October 2020 update.

Vuelta a España live stream 2020: how to watch La Vuelta online from anywhere

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 09:25:59 +0000

The final cycling Grand Tour race of the season is under way in Spain - here's how to get a Vuelta a España live stream and watch La Vuelta online today.

Netflix reveals its biggest new TV shows – and the winner might surprise you

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 09:18:59 +0000

Netflix's winners in the last few months include Cobra Kai, Ratched and Enola Holmes.

Vodafone uses phone boxes to improve 4G coverage

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 09:16:11 +0000

Network densification will be essential for 5G era.

OnePlus 9 release date, price, news and rumors

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 09:12:43 +0000

When the OnePlus 9 comes out in early 2021, here's what we know and what we want to see in the new phone.

Mobile Industry Live: October 2020

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 09:12:15 +0000

All the latest deals and developments from across the mobile industry

AMD wants to ensure that Big Navi GPU launch won’t repeat Nvidia’s RTX 3000 mistakes

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 09:12:12 +0000

AMD seems determined not to fall into the same trap as Nvidia when it comes to stock levels at launch.

Ghost of Tsushima 2 may be headed to PS5 – if job listing hint proves true

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 09:06:05 +0000

Sucker Punch is looking for a narrative writer with "knowledge of feudal Japanese history".

iPhone 12 Pro Max release date, price, 5G, news and features

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 09:02:29 +0000

The iPhone 12 Pro Max packs a huge screen, advanced cameras, and the best specs we've seen in an iPhone.

US government launches massive antitrust lawsuit against Google

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 09:00:04 +0000

Lawsuit hinges on whether Google's decision to pre-install its search engine on devices is fair to its competitors.

Portuguese GP headlines Sky F1 hat-trick | TV times

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 10:39:00 BST

Get set for a jam-packed weekend of motorsport on Sky Sports F1 with the return of the Portuguese GP headlining a hat-trick of live action from around the four-wheeled world.

NZ stalwart Langman retires from netball

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 10:13:00 BST

It is "over and out" for the exceptional Laura Langman, as she has officially retired from all forms of netball.

'Barkley arrival lifted Villa dressing room'

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 10:30:00 BST

Aston Villa manager Dean Smith says Ross Barkley has had a big impact on the club's dressing room following his arrival from Chelsea on loan.

European Tour to play Alfred Dunhill twice

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 10:05:00 BST

The Alfred Dunhill Championship will be played twice in the same season on the European Tour after the event was added to the 2020 Race to Dubai schedule.

Thompson joins St Helens on two-year deal

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 10:26:00 BST

St Helens have confirmed the signing of Australian forward Joel Thompson on a two-year deal.

Bailly ruled out for three to four weeks

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 09:36:00 BST

Eric Bailly has been ruled out for the next three to four weeks by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after missing Manchester United's 2-1 win over Paris Saint-Germain with a muscle injury.

Stroll reveals positive coronavirus test

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 09:13:00 BST

Racing Point driver Lance Stroll has revealed he tested positive for Covid-19 following the Eifel GP, but is now feeling "100 per cent" and will take part in this weekend's race in Portugal.

Champions League round-up: Messi sets new record

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 09:10:00 BST

Lionel Messi became the first player to score in 16 consecutive Champions League seasons as he guided 10-man Barcelona to a 5-1 victory over Hungarian side Ferencvaros in their Group G opener at the Camp Nou on Tuesday.

WATCH: Heatcheck end-of-season special

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 09:20:00 BST

Ovie Soko and BJ Armstrong join Mo Mooncey and Jaydee Dyer on a special end-of-season episode of Heatcheck, Sky Sports' weekly NBA show.

Wigan receive all-clear in latest virus testing

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 09:00:00 BST

Super League side Wigan Warriors have received a clean bill of health following the latest round of coronavirus testing.

Olivia Newton John Feels ‘Extremely Lucky’ After Surviving Cancer 3 Times – Watch

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 06:06:53 +0000

After a battle with Stage 4 breast cancer, 'Grease' star Olivia Newton-John EXCLUSIVELY tells HollywoodLife how she's feeling these days and shares exciting details about the work of her new foundation.

Miley Cyrus Left ‘Shaken’ For Days After Making Eye Contact With An Alien & Seeing A UFO

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 05:00:07 +0000

Miley Cyrus claims to have had a close encounter of the third kind. She says she saw a glowing yellow UFO with a 'being sitting in front,' and the craft 'chased' her down while driving.

Tory Lanez: 5 Things To Know About The Rapper Who Denied Shooting Megan Thee Stallion

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 04:09:58 +0000

Tory Lanez is making headlines for more than just his incredible talent, as he's called the allegations in Megan Thee Stallion's shooting 'falsified information.' We've got five things to know about the rapper.

Why Tyler Posey Is ‘Happy’ He Finally Opened Up About His Sexuality After Getting Sober

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 04:03:52 +0000

Tyler Posey wants to 'be true to himself and the world' as much as he possibly can after he discussed his sexuality on a radio show, and revealed he has 'hooked up' with men in a video chat, last week.

Chelsea Handler Trolls 50 Cent Over His Support For Donald Trump: ‘You Used To Be My Favorite Ex’

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 03:40:11 +0000

50 Cent just lost the love of one ex-girlfriend thanks to his endorsement of Donald Trump. Chelsea Handler is dissing him after he claimed he didn't want to '20 Cent' under Joe Biden's tax plan.

Ellen DeGeneres’ Hair Makeover: Talk Show Host Ditches Pixie Cut For Swept-Back Do – Before & After

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 02:56:37 +0000

Ellen DeGeneres seemed to continue to reinvent her talk show when she showed off a different slick hairstyle than the one we're used to seeing on her, during recent episodes this past week.

Megan Thee Stallion Claps Back After Tory Lanez Denies Shooting Her: He’s ‘Crazy’

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 02:38:27 +0000

Tory Lanez slammed the information surrounding Megan Thee Stallion's shooting case as 'false,' yet still claimed she was his 'friend.' Megan had something to say about that.

‘Don’t Be Tardy’: Kim Zolciak & The Biermanns Come Face To Face With Ghosts In A Haunted House

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 02:30:45 +0000

This week's new episode of 'Don't Be Tardy' was a good one as a lead-in to Halloween since the Biermanns encountered terrifying ghouls and ghosts in a haunted house.

‘The Bachelorette’: Dale Admits He Could See Himself ‘Falling In Love’ With Clare

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 02:16:56 +0000

The connection between Dale and Clare was taken to a whole new level on the Oct. 20 episode of 'The Bachelorette,' and she became even more invested in him after some alone time.

David Beckham Kisses Daughter Harper, 9, On The Lips In New Pic 1 Year After Facing Backlash For It

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 01:34:11 +0000

Victoria Beckham showed off her family's love when she shared a snapshot of 'best daddy' David Beckham and daughter Harper kissing each other on the lips once again.

Fast & Furious Franchise Will End with 11th Movie, Justin Lin Set to Direct

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 01:05:25 PDT

Justin Lin is returning to direct the next two Fast & Furious movies to close out the main series.

Real Frog Brothers Adventures Trailer Reunites Feldman & Newlander for More Lost Boys Fun

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 00:34:12 PDT

Corey Feldman and Jamison Newlander are aiming to give horror fans something to get excited about for Halloween 2020.

Lea Thompson Thinks Back to the Future the Musical Is Becoming a Movie and Has Some Ideas [Exclusive]

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 16:25:28 PDT

Lea Thompson wants her daughter Zoey Deutch to play Lorraine Baines McFly in Back to the Future The Musical movie.

Why Back to the Future 4 Will Never Happen

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 14:34:56 PDT

Back to the Future rrilogy co-creator Bob Gale explains why another movie will never happen.

Sherlock Holmes 3 Gets Put on the Back Burner Despite 2021 Release Date

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 14:26:08 PDT

Director Dexter Fletcher reveals that Sherlock Holmes 3 is on uncertain ground which puts its 2021 release date in doubt.

Monster Hunter Director Breaks Down How to Make a Successful Video Game Movie

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 14:08:26 PDT

Mortal Kombat, Resident Evil, and Monster Hunter director explains how to make a successful video game movie adaptation.

Power Rangers Movie & TV Show Reboots Are Happening with I Am Not Okay with This Creator

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 13:16:13 PDT

Jonathan Entwistle will shepherd the Power Rangers franchise into a new era across multiple platforms.

Lea Thompson Talks Back to the Future 35th Anniversary 4K, the Mandela Effect & Eddie Van Halen [Exclusive]

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 13:00:36 PDT

Lea Thompson is celebrating the 35th Anniversary of Back to the Future with a look at the new Ultimate Trilogy 4K blu-ray releasing this week.

Disney's Raya and the Last Dragon Poster Arrives Ahead of Tomorrow's Trailer

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 12:38:12 PDT

A new poster for Raya and the Last Dragon, which stars Kelly Marie Tran, has been released online.

Desperado Studio Wanted to Cast Cameron Diaz as a Mexican Says Salma Hayek

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 12:03:13 PDT

Studio wanted to cast Cameron Diaz in place of Salma Hayek in Desperado.

October 2020