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Recent articles by Douglas:

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

Why Mark Harmon left 'NCIS' in middle of season

Mark Harmon has seen the long-running show grow to now rank as TV's most watched drama series as the Hollywood Reporter notes. → 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

Powerball hopefuls woke up Saturday morning to find out the winner is...

It has been the biggest lottery prize in months, continuing to grow larger as more and more drawings have revealed no winner. → 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 prominent anti-vaccine activists, cracks down on false vaccine claims

YouTube announced immediate bans on false claims that vaccines are dangerous and cause health issues like autism, cancer or infertility. → 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

President Biden receives COVID-19 booster, urges Americans to get vaccinated

Regulators recommended a third dose of Pfizer's vaccine for those 65 or older and approved them for others with preexisting conditions and high-risk work settings. → 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

'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

Jeff Bridges fights COVID-19 while being treated for cancer

Bridges was diagnosed with Lymphoma and had been going through treatment when he caught the virus. The actor said he is vaccinated. → Read More

Apple releases emergency software update to fix spyware flaw

The company issued the major unscheduled software update after researchers said they found the large vulnerability, which would allow hackers into multiple devices. → Read More

Could alleged juror misconduct win Scott Peterson a new trial?

Peterson, a convicted murderer, has been serving a life sentence in San Quentin State prison after the 2002 murder of his pregnant wife and unborn child. → Read More

Mayim Bialik to guest host 'Jeopardy!' after Mike Richards' exit

Who will be the new host of Jeopardy? The game show will have more guest hosts, starting with 3 weeks of Mayim Bialik after Mike Richards stepped aside last week. → Read More

Afghan mother delivered baby on US evacuation flight

The woman experienced complications during labor aboard the flight, which left Afghanistan to an air base in the Middle East, before landing in Germany. → Read More

Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre urges parents: No tackle football before age 14

The NFL icon is warning others about repeated head injuries, especially among young people, and is educating the public on chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE. → Read More

Robin explores his sexuality, dates a man in new Batman comic

The famed sidekick, well-known by DC Comics readers, reveals new details about his sexuality in the latest Batman: Urban Legends, a monthly anthology series. → Read More

Nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System set for Wednesday

FEMA will conduct the test on Aug. 11 in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission. → Read More