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Fever Ray's First Song In 8 Years, 'To The Moon And Back,' Is A Gloriously Dark Hello

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 21:11:12 -0400

Nearly a decade after the release of her debut record as Fever Ray, Karin Dreijer is back with a dark and beautiful declaration of liberty.

LAPD Investigating Accusation Of 2013 Rape By Harvey Weinstein

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:53:33 -0400

Weinstein has been dogged by a litany of allegations of sexual misconduct ever since the New York Times reported earlier this month that he has paid off accusers for decades.

After Ikea Dresser Recall, Another Toddler Reportedly Died In Tip-Over

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:31:42 -0400

Last June Ikea recalled millions of dressers over the risk of tip-over accidents. But the parents of Jozef Dudek, who was crushed by a Malm dresser this May, were not aware of the recall, lawyers say.

Report: Pollution Kills 3 Times More than AIDS, TB And Malaria Combined

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:30:15 -0400

Researchers looked at the combined effects of air, water and soil pollution on global health to come up with an annual toll.

Forecasters Predict Warmer-Than-Average Winter In Majority Of U.S.

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:57:00 -0400

The La Niña weather pattern is likely to develop, boosting snowfall in the Great Lakes and northern Rockies and lowering snowfall in the Mid-Atlantic.

Taliban Attack Nearly Wipes Out Afghan Army Base

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:24:46 -0400

Just two Afghan soldiers at a base in Afghanistan's Kandahar province were left uninjured. At least 43 were killed. This week, more than 120 people were killed by the militant group.

California Wildfires Leave Seasonal Agricultural Workers In Limbo

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:02:00 -0400

The devastating wildfires in Northern California and killed scores of people and left thousands homeless. They've also left many seasonal agricultural workers without jobs or income.

In The Searing 'BPM (Beats Per Minute)' ACT UP Acts Up

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:01:15 -0400

This French drama about the Paris chapter of ACT UP in the '80s and '90s feels urgent and chillingly relevant — a call to arms against silence and complacency.

'Wonderstruck': A Lifeless Diorama About Lifeless Dioramas

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:01:15 -0400

Todd Haynes follows up Carol with this New York fable set in different time periods, but "there's little room left for insight and emotion in this overstuffed cabinet of curiosities."

Do You Want To Skip 'The Snowman?' (You Should)

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:00:15 -0400

Director Tomas Alfredson buries a pulpy serial-killer yarn under an avalanche of portentous, boring, art-house fussiness.

Holes In The Plot: Suspect Loses Bet With Cops, Turns Himself In — With Doughnuts

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:34:00 -0400

A wanted man made a bet with police on Facebook: If they could get 1,000 shares, he would turn himself in — and bring doughnuts. They did it. And eventually, police posted photos of his promise kept.

Meet Jacinda Ardern, 37, New Zealand's Next Prime Minister

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:29:04 -0400

When Ardern was elected Labour leader just 12 weeks ago, her party's polling numbers surged so rapidly it was dubbed "Jacindamania." She'll be the country's youngest prime minister in 150 years.

Trump Says Administration's Response To Hurricane In Puerto Rico A '10'

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:29:00 -0400

After meeting with the island's governor and the FEMA administrator, the president said things on the island were already pretty rough but he praised residents for their spirit.

California Fires Result In Job And Income Loss For Seasonal Workers

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:16:54 -0400

The devastating wildfires in Northern California killed scores of people and left thousands homeless. The fires have also left many seasonal agricultural workers without jobs.

Iditarod Dogs Test Positive For Opioid Pain Reliever

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:16:00 -0400

The Iditarod announced that several dogs in this year's race were found to have tested positive for an opioid pain reliever.