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  • Sen. Ted Cruz Heckled Out Of DC Restaurant By Anti-Kavanaugh Activists
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    Sen. Ted Cruz Heckled Out Of DC Restaurant By Anti-Kavanaugh Activists

    Activists opposed to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation confronted the Republican senator.

  • Undocumented immigrant charged with murdering shipmate on fishing boat off Massachusetts
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    Undocumented immigrant charged with murdering shipmate on fishing boat off Massachusetts

    Authorities in Massachusetts have charged an undocumented immigrant with murder after he allegedly stabbed three fellow crew members, one fatally, on a fishing boat 55 miles off the coast. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Massachusetts announced the charges on Monday, one day after they say Franklin Freddy Meave Vazquez got into a fight on the ship he was working on, the Captain Billy Haver, and three people were injured.

  • U.S. judge orders federal protection restored to Yellowstone grizzlies
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    U.S. judge orders federal protection restored to Yellowstone grizzlies

    A federal judge on Monday ordered Endangered Species Act protections restored to grizzlies in and around Yellowstone National Park, halting plans for the first licensed trophy hunts of the bears in the region in more than 40 years. U.S. District Judge Dana Christensen in Missoula, Montana, sided with environmentalists and native American groups by overruling the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service decision to strip the grizzlies of their status as a threatened species. The outcome caps one of the most high-profile legal battles over the Endangered Species Act in many years, rivaling previous disputes surrounding the gray wolf and northern spotted owl.

  • Taraji P. Henson wants to break the stigma of mental health: 'I'm here to tell you, I have a therapist'
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    Taraji P. Henson wants to break the stigma of mental health: 'I'm here to tell you, I have a therapist'

    "When I go to set and you see me as Cookie and they yell, ‘Cut,’ I go home to problems just like everybody else." Henson said Monday on "GMA Day." "I’m here to tell you, I have a therapist. The mission of making mental health more accessible to African-Americans is personal for Henson, 48, who on Saturday officially launched the Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation (BLHF) named after her late father, a Vietnam War veteran.

  • Patrick Stewart Tweets Photo Of ‘Star Trek’ Writers: ‘Journey Has Begun’
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    Patrick Stewart Tweets Photo Of ‘Star Trek’ Writers: ‘Journey Has Begun’

    “The journey has begun,” tweeted Patrick Stewart today, with a photo of himself and a gaggle of Star Trek writers staring at, well, we don’t know what they’re staring at, but it likely has something to do with the upcoming CBS All Access Star Trek series. (See it below). Seated with Stewart at the table are Kirsten Beyer, Michael Chabon, Akiva Goldsman, Diandra Pendleton-Thompson and James Duff. Details about the new series have been hard to come by – possibly because…

  • 400-year-old shipwreck 'discovery of decade' for Portugal
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    400-year-old shipwreck 'discovery of decade' for Portugal

    Archaeologists searching Portugal's coast have found a 400-year-old shipwreck believed to have sunk near Lisbon after returning from India laden with spices, specialists said on Monday. "From a heritage perspective, this is the discovery of the decade," project director Jorge Freire said. Found on Sept. 3 off the coast of Cascais, a resort town on the outskirts of Lisbon, the shipwreck and its objects were "very well-preserved," said Freire.

  • In shift to general wellness, Weight Watchers becomes 'WW'
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    In shift to general wellness, Weight Watchers becomes 'WW'

    Global weight loss giant Weight Watchers is changing its name to WW as it moves toward promoting healthy living in general, the company announced Monday. Its new slogan -- "Wellness that works" -- reflects the goal of branching out beyond losing pounds and into other business areas that are seeing strong growth. Oprah Winfrey, a longtime promoter of the brand, investor and board member, said she believed in the new strategy.

  • It's Official: Michael Kors Acquires Versace in $2.12 Billion Deal
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    It's Official: Michael Kors Acquires Versace in $2.12 Billion Deal

    The luxury fashion group is also changing its name.

  • Will Smith's bungee jump: The latest stunt near Grand Canyon
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    Will Smith's bungee jump: The latest stunt near Grand Canyon

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — At the end of the 1991 movie "Thelma & Louise," the two leading ladies — fugitives cornered by authorities in the Grand Canyon — decide against surrendering and instead drive off a cliff.

  • 'Stranger Things' star Millie Bobby Brown raps with Adam Levine and Maroon 5 on stage
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    'Stranger Things' star Millie Bobby Brown raps with Adam Levine and Maroon 5 on stage

    "Stranger Things" star Millie Bobby Brown has shown off her rapping and singing skills in various TV appearances, but Sunday night was the first time she took the stage to perform live in front of thousands of people. The occasion was Maroon 5's concert at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. Frontman Adam Levine welcomed the 14-year-old star onstage to rap Cardi B's part in their hit song "Girls Like You." Brown later shared a video of her stage debut on Instagram.

  • Kanye West sounds off on the dangers of social media
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    Kanye West sounds off on the dangers of social media

    Kanye West has 28 million followers on social media but he doesn't necessarily think that's a good thing. Over the weekend, the rapper, 41, sounded off on the dangers of social media and suggested that users should have the ability to turn off the number of followers and likes on their posts. Seeking validation in the simulation.  We need a live-streamed meeting with Jack Dorsey Kevin Systrom Mike Krieger Mark Zuckerberg and Evan Spiegal.

  • After 6-year-old boy vanishes in park, FBI tapes his parents' voices and plays recording in area in hopes of finding him
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    After 6-year-old boy vanishes in park, FBI tapes his parents' voices and plays recording in area in hopes of finding him

    A massive search effort is underway in Gastonia, North Carolina, where a 6-year-old boy with autism vanished over the weekend after going to a local park with his father. As the search continues for Maddox Ritch, who was last seen Saturday at Rankin Lake Park, authorities recorded messages from Maddox's parents and are playing those messages in the woods of the park, in hopes that their voices will persuade him to come out if he's there, FBI Special Agent Jason Kaplan said Monday. Former FBI agent and ABC News contributor Brad Garrett said that the idea of broadcasting the familiar voices of Maddox's parents makes perfect sense.

  • One-third of Americans believe the middle class will disappear entirely
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    One-third of Americans believe the middle class will disappear entirely

    A new study finds a startling number of folks believe the middle class is disappearing.

  • Consumer confidence index surges to 18-year high
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    Consumer confidence index surges to 18-year high

    The consumer confidence index reached 138.4, exceeding average analyst estimates of 132.1, the Conference Board reported Tuesday.

  • Can Twitter Keep Growing Daily Users?
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    Can Twitter Keep Growing Daily Users?

    Daily users have grown by double-digits for seven straight quarters.