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Sexually Transmitted Zika Cases in Pregnant Women

Scientists had believed sexual transmission of Zika to be extremely rare and have documented only a few cases. There's not a single known case of someone contracting Zika from a mosquito in the United States. Providers should screen pregnant wome...

Adele steals the show at 2016 BRIT Awards

Holding up her Brit award, which was designed by Pam Hogg, she said: "I'd like to take this moment to publicly support Kesha ". While Lorde's barnstorming David Bowie tribute turned heads, the Australian psych-pop outfit quietly pocketed the award...

Lin-Manuel Miranda to star in new 'Mary Poppins' film

In addition to the massive success of Hamilton, he also wrote original music for Star Wars: The Force Awakens (yep, that was his toe-tapping original composition in the cantina scene). In an intriguing twist, Disney appears to be taking a differen...

'Game of Thrones' Season 6 posters tease more headless characters

The posters include already deceased characters like Joffrey Baratheon ( Jack Gleeson ), and Oberyn Martell (Pedro Pascal). The ensemble cast for the fifth season included Emmy and Golden Globe victor Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lena Heade...

Colt Prattes To Play Johnny In Dirty Dancing Revamp

Prattes drew attention for his dance skills (and toned physique) in P!nk's music video for her hit "Try" (see it below). He joins Abigail Breslin , who will tackle Jennifer Grey's Frances "Baby" Houseman in the project, and Debra Messing, who ...

Black actors ready for Chris Rock to shake up Oscar show

Jordan and Tessa Thompson in Creed , and Benicio Del Toro in Sicario , it was surprising to not see a single nomination for a person of color. Like numerous nominees attending the awards ceremony, the Oscar will be debuting a new look. However, a...

Khloe KardashianTV star dreams about remarrying Lamar Odom

Say what you will about the Kardashian family , but it's nearly impossible to imagine what it was like being a child in the middle of this national media storm. "He wanted that. I was, I mean I wanted it, but I wanted to be realistic". Khloe admit...

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Venus zooms into US Open semi-finals

But it's her name - not those of her siblings or parents - that will go on that plaque and in the history books. Despite being taken out, it the world No. With the Ashe crowd beh...

Shelter at GRB remains open for evacuees

Hotel prices, she said, were too steep, and her vehicle had been swallowed up by the floodwaters. Shivering cold and soaking wet, Maria Davila collapsed on the floor of a downto...

Source Politico: Trump to seize populist mantle for pitching messy tax overhaul

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's frequent assertions that workers bear 70% to 80% of the corporate tax burden are at the high end of estimates. The truth is that the Republica...

Floyd Mayweather Conquers McGregor In 10th Round

It was McGregor's consistent and explicit invitations for a boxing match, that made Mayweather open to the idea of a fight even though he had retired in 2015 and McGregor had...

Uber board chooses head of Expedia to be company's new CEO

Immelt backed out right before the vote, supposedly after doubts about his leadership and potential over-eagerness to court Travis Kalanick . Kalanick was reportedly angling t...

Cavs Plan to Seek More Compensation From Celtics In Kyrie Irving Trade

However, the Celtics feel they were honest in the medical assessment of Thomas' current physical condition with the Cavaliers . The status of the trade was described to E...

White unsure if Ferguson-Lee victor would fight McGregor

Most of the headlines are about the bets placed on both sides, and what the Vegas books are trying to do to even up the money. Standard definition pay-per-view is priced at $89.95,...

Taylor Swift Testifies In Court; Says The Groping Incident Left Her Horrified

He says he did not grope Taylor Swift , he may have accidentally touched her ribs getting into the photo , but he did not grab her. Swift is asking for $1 in her countersui...

John Mayer Pays Tribute to Glen Campbell During Nashville Show

Jimmy Webb's Glen Campbell tribute also referenced the late singer's brief tenure with the Beach Boys , where he had temporarily replaced Brian Wilson in the band's touring...

Rachel Lindsay Responds to Fan Claiming She Settled with 'Bachelorette' Choice

Watching that interaction was also hard for Bryan , who admitted there was a "stark contrast" between his relationship with Rachel and the one she had with Peter . Although Ra...

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How Charlize Theron gives the spy thriller a kick in 'Atomic Blonde'

How Charlize Theron gives the spy thriller a kick in 'Atomic Blonde'

Anything Jason Bourne can do, the " Atomic Blonde " can also do, and she does it in heels. If you can get past the cliches and corny characters, and if you want your MTV, some ...

Amazon 'Prime Day' features sales tax in 45 states this year

The giant online sale-a-than has indeed become "a thing", and it has spurred on an all-out race for shoppers' dollars, with a host of other retailers hopping on the bandwagon-often...

Keen to meet Indians in Israel, unite against terrorism, says Modi

Keen to meet Indians in Israel, unite against terrorism, says Modi

Congress said it will judge Modi's stand-alone visit to Israel without going to Palestine by its "concrete deliverables" but said that India's stand on Palestine issue should n...

Firefighters urge caution on Fourth of July

Firefighters urge caution on Fourth of July

A free 21-minute fireworks extravaganza choreographed to music and simulcast on 94.9 KCMO. Fireworks over the lake. Fireworks from the Peristyle start at 9 p.m. The city's annual p...

Wife of alleged Virginia shooter: 'I can't believe he did this'

Wife of alleged Virginia shooter: 'I can't believe he did this'

Police determined that Hodgkinson had been "living out of his vehicle in the vicinity of East Monroe [Avenue]" in Alexandria, FBI special agent in charge Tim Slater said. The cha...

Judge O'Neill Declares Mistrial in Cosby Sex Assault Trial

But I'm incredibly hopeful hearing the district attorney saying he would retry this case. The jury ultimately could not reach a decision as to whose version of events to believe ...

What the Tech? Cheap Father's Day gifts (for kids)

Knowing that we will live forever with God in a place without sin and suffering can help us live above the pain that we face in this life. Hannah Rogers, graduate in German liter...

White House denies Trump wants Mueller out, but heat's on

When asked about rumors that the president was considering firing special prosecutor Robert Mueller , Sanders said the president wasn't planning on doing so any time soon. Eit...

James spectacular again, but his efforts not enough for Cavs

The third time around, there was no doubt. Golden State have won their second National Basketball Association championship in three seasons after claiming a 4-1 series victory...