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Nicole Kidman transforms into Lucille Ball for 'Being the Ricardos' teaser

Kidman impressively nails the accent and expressions of the TV icon in Aaron Sorkin's biopic set for theatrical and streaming release. → Read More

Supreme Court sides with police in two qualified immunity rulings

The nation's high court has ruled in favor of police officers in two unsigned opinions Monday, regarding qualified immunity and allegations of excessive force. → Read More

Some Ellume COVID-19 at-home tests recalled for high false positives

The recalled at-home COVID-19 tests were distributed to retailers and distributors between April to August 2021. → Read More

First trailer released for 'Game of Thrones' prequel 'House of the Dragon'

The anticipated continuation of 'Game of Thrones' will debut in 2022 on HBO Max, and the trailer for the backstory of the adventure fantasy is out now. → Read More

Global outage reported for Facebook services, including Instagram

Multiple reports highlighted user frustration as Facebook's news feed reportedly became frozen, while WhatsApp users reported trouble loading in the app. → Read More

CDC offers more COVID advice, Fauci says 'too soon to tell' on safety of Christmas gatherings

Updated CDC guidance has the agency recommending virtual gatherings again this year, as well as the use of window fans for ventilation of indoor spaces. → Read More

Amazon joins Target in early holiday shopping deals promotion

The online retail giant put out an extensive press release Monday in an effort to get people shopping early for deals, well ahead of the holiday shopping season. → Read More

Walmart plans to hire 150,000 workers for holiday season 'and beyond'

Walmart said most of the 150,000 new jobs will be for permanent, full-time positions, and not just extra help during the holiday shopping season. → Read More

YouTube bans false vaccine claims to fight misinformation

YouTube's ban on vaccine misinformation extends to all approved immunizations, not just the COVID-19 vaccine. → Read More

CDC director says Halloween trick-or-treating safe for kids outside this year

CDC Director Rochelle Walensky made the remarks on Sunday ahead of Pfizer's announcement that approval for their kids COVID-19 vaccine is in the works. → Read More

Pfizer submits initial data to FDA on COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11

Pfizer says results 'demonstrated a favorable safety profile' in a COVID vaccine trial they conducted of 2,268 participants between the ages of 5 and 12. → Read More

Instagram Kids plan put on hold amid pushback, company looking at changes

The head of Instagram says the pause on its Instagram Kids platform will give the company time to address concerns about accessibility and content. → Read More

'The View' co-hosts rushed off set after positive COVID-19 test before VP Harris interview

Co-hosts Sunny Hostin and Ana Navarro were asked to leave the set during a live airing of the talk show, and Vice President joined the remaining hosts remotely. → Read More

What's coming to Netflix and leaving in October 2021

"Seinfeld," a new season of "You": Big next up shows to binge are coming, while film favorites like "Legally Blonde" and "Ferris Bueller’s Day Off" are leaving. → Read More

A look back at Nixon's 'Checkers' speech and how dogs have influenced politics

Sept. 23 recognizes how dogs have influenced American politics after then Senator and former president Richard Nixon gave his significant 1952 'Checkers' speech. → Read More

'Friday' actor Anthony Johnson dead at 55

No cause of death was immediately given. Johnson was most famous for his role as Ezal in the Ice Cube dramcom classic film. → Read More

Supreme Court to hear high-stakes abortion case out of Mississippi

The US high court is scheduled to hear the dispute case on Dec. 1 regarding a law banning abortions after 15 weeks. → Read More

Fauci says he 'would support' COVID-19 vaccine mandate for air travel

The U.S. Travel Association pushed back on Fauci's comments, saying it supports getting vaccinated but believes there shouldn't be a mandate for domestic travel. → Read More

Never forget: 9/11 images that will stick with us forever

20 years later, after the attacks, after war, these are the images from that day that are hard to forget. → Read More

‘The Matrix Resurrections’ trailer set to hype the anticipated next chapter

The 22-year-old franchise still includes star Keanu Reeves as Neo, taking fans back inside the Matrix. → Read More