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100s of US urban areas will become rural with new criteria

(AP) — Hundreds of urban areas in the U.S. are becoming rural, but it’s not because people are leaving. It’s just that the U.S. Census Bureau is changing the definition of an urban area. Under the new criteria, more than 1,300 small cities, towns and villages designated urban a decade ago would be considered rural. […] → Read More

Disney finds itself in balancing act with walkout threat

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — With some workers across the U.S. threatening a walkout Tuesday, The Walt Disney Co. finds itself in a balancing act between the expectations of a diverse workforce and demands from an increasingly polarized, politicized marketplace. On the one side are LGBTQ advocates and Disney employees calling for a walkout in protest […] → Read More

Disney finds itself in balancing act with walkout threat

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — With some workers across the U.S. threatening a walkout Tuesday, The Walt Disney Co. finds itself in a balancing act between the expectations of a diverse workforce and demands from an increasingly polarized, politicized marketplace. On the one side are LGBTQ advocates and Disney employees calling for a walkout in protest […] → Read More

Saget’s fractures possibly caused by fall on carpeted floor

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Fractures around Bob Saget’s eye sockets and bleeding around his brain were possibly caused by the comedian hitting “something hard, covered by something soft,” such as a carpeted floor, according to a report released Tuesday that provides more details of the TV’s star’s death. In the incident report released by the […] → Read More

US population growth smallest in at least 120 years

The U.S. population grew by the smallest rate in at least 120 years from 2019 to 2020, according to figures released Tuesday by the U.S. Census Bureau — a trend that demographers say provides a glimpse of the coronavirus pandemic’s toll. Population growth in the U.S. already was stagnant over the past several years due […] → Read More

Suspect arrested in fatal stabbings at California church

California (AP) (11/24/20)— A suspect has been arrested in connection with the fatal stabbings of two people and the wounding of three others at a church in California’s Silicon Valley that was being used as a homeless shelter, police said Monday. “We have one suspect in custody for last night’s homicide,” the San Jose Police […] → Read More

Study says that ‘sewer sludge’ detects coronavirus days faster than contact tracing

Yale University (NBC) (09/25/20)— Researchers at Yale University found that testing “sewer sludge” in wastewater for coronavirus could detect an outbreak more than a week earlier than traditional contact tracing. In the study, published last week in the journal Nature Biotechnology, researchers began taking daily samples from a New Haven-area wastewater treatment plant, which serves multiple… → Read More

President Trump’s niece, Mary Trump, sues him and his siblings, alleging fraud

U.S.A. (NBC) (09/25/20)— Mary Trump, the president’s niece, filed a suit Thursday against him and his siblings claiming her family defrauded her out of millions of dollars in inheritance, taking her fight against the president to the courts after penning a scathing book about him. “For Donald J. Trump, his sister Maryanne, and their late brother Robert, […] → Read More

Hunter killed by grizzly in Alaska has been identified; incident called a ‘surprise attack’

Alaska (NBC) (09/25/20)— An Ohio man who was killed by a grizzly bear in an Alaskan national park was alone at the time because his hunting partner had gone back to camp to take meat from a moose they had killed, a park official said. Austin Pfeiffer, age 22, was killed Sunday by a grizzly bear […] → Read More

Evel Knievel’s son suing Disney over ‘Toy Story 4’ character

Las Vegas, Nevada (AP) (09/25/20)— Evel Knievel’s son is on a collision course with the Walt Disney Co. and Pixar over a movie daredevil character named Duke Caboom. A federal trademark infringement lawsuit filed in Las Vegas accuses the movie company of improperly basing the new character in last year’s “Toy Story 4” on Knievel, […] → Read More

Carole Baskin of ‘Tiger King’ fame sued for defamation

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Carole Baskin, who became a pop culture sensation due to Netflix’s docuseries “Tiger King,” is being sued for defamation by a former assistant. As part of the lawsuit, the daughters of Baskin’s former husband are seeking more information about what happened to their father, who disappeared mysteriously more than two decades […] → Read More

TikTok star who gained viral fame for Trump lip-syncs gets Netflix special

(NBC) (08/13/20)— Comedian Sarah Cooper, who gained rapid internet fame on TikTok by lip-syncing President Donald Trump, announced on Wednesday a deal with Netflix to produce a special. Cooper began creating videos where she mouthed audio from Trump’s news conferences during the coronavirus pandemic, earning millions of views on the app. The comedian confirmed the […] → Read More