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Flashback: Adam Sandler Performs Stand-Up Comedy in 1989

Word came last night that Adam Sandler’s next four movies will be available exclusively on Netflix. It may seem odd for one of the most successful …

'Gotham' tops premiere-week TV buzz

Elusive "buzz" is what broadcast TV networks are after as they trot out 24 new series in the space of a few short weeks this fall. But only if it translates to ratings.<p>And so far, word-of-mouth conversations about new shows largely correspond to early Nielsen returns. Fox's <i>Gotham</i> was the most …

Tile has $13M and dreams of helping Android users find their keys, too

Tile is the little tracker that gave every forgetful person hope that they could find keys and wallets as easily as “Find my iPhone” turns up their phones.<p>And after shipping more than 300,000 devices since it began in May (that’s a lot of lost keys), the company is now announcing $13 million in …

Best towns for fall colors | CNN Travel

Event-o-Rama: 5 Must-Dos in October

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>There are some amazing events on tap all over the world, all the time. <b>Here’s a taste of what you can see and do in October:</b><p>For the last half century, thousands of spectators have been drawn to the river that separates <b>Boston</b> and <b>Cambridge</b> to witness the world’s largest rowing …

Everything You Need To Know About Beef Cuts In One Chart

Beef cuts don't have to be intimidating.<p>Whether it's chuck, brisket, rib, loin, round, plate, or flank, the most important thing you need to know is how to cook it.<p>The experts at the Cattlemen's Beef Board and National Cattlemen's Beef Association created a chart of all the different kinds of beef …

10 Delicious Cheeses Made In The USA

Crazy about brie and Parmigiano-Reggiano and gouda? Us, too. But, the age of European fromage hegemony is history. The Old World may have written the …

The Quickest Way to Make French Toast (and Other Breakfasts)

One small change to the recipe, and all of a sudden a morning classic is totally doable for 8 (or even more).<p>Photo: Jennifer Patrick<p>The …

“Gone Girl”: A dark marriage drama becomes a “battle-of-the-sexes” debate

<b>Rosamund Pike and Ben Affleck in "Gone Girl" (Twentieth Century Fox)</b><p>Gillian Flynn’s hit novel is now a chilly David Fincher farce with Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike and an amazing cast<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>September 29, 2014 11:00pm (UTC)<p>Gillian Flynn’s bestselling novel “Gone Girl” is a work of impressive …

'Annabelle' merely toys with genuine horror

Demonic dolls are a horror movie staple.<p>Irresistible as Chucky and his devilish kind can be, they don't require much explanation or context.<p>And yet the opening scene of <i>Annabelle</i> (*½ out of four; rated R; opens Friday nationwide) has a documentary-style crawl that ponderously tries to explain the …

Ebola outbreak: Nurse infected in Spain

<b>Spanish Health Minister Ana Mato has confirmed that a nurse who treated two victims of Ebola in Madrid has tested positive for the disease.</b><p>The nurse is said to be the first person in the current outbreak known to have contracted Ebola outside Africa.<p>The woman was part of the team that treated …

Dallas Ebola Patient Gets Experimental Drug

Dallas Ebola patient Thomas Duncan is now receiving an experimental drug called brincidofovir, a broad-spectrum antiviral that has appeared promising …

Spain has outbreak's 1st known case of contracting Ebola outside of Africa

A nurse's assistant in Spain is the first person known to have contracted Ebola outside of Africa in the current outbreak.<p>Spanish Health Minister Ana Mato announced Monday that a test confirmed the assistant has the virus.<p>The woman helped treat a Spanish missionary and a Spanish priest, both of …

Obama says U.S. working on new ways to screen passengers for Ebola

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Monday his administration was working on additional protocols for screening airplane passengers to identify people who might have Ebola and would step up efforts to make medical professionals aware of what to do if they encounter a case.<p>U.S. …

U.S. working on new screenings for Ebola but no travel ban

WASHINGTON/DALLAS (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Monday that the government would develop expanded screening of airline passengers for Ebola, both in the West African countries hit by the disease and the United States.<p>The first patient diagnosed with the disease on U.S. soil, Thomas …

Ebola virus: Patients turned away at Sierra Leone treatment centres

Ebola continues to spread in West Africa despite foreign aid and assistance.<p>Doctors are warning there is now only a small window of opportunity left in order to "avoid catastrophe".<p>There is also a warning from researchers plotting the potential path of the virus, that an infected person could touch …

Michael Phelps' breath test was .14

BALTIMORE -- Police documents indicate that Olympic swimming great Michael Phelps registered .14 percent on a Breathalyzer test after he was stopped …

Think Pink

A portion of the proceeds from each of these products benefits breast-cancer charities—a cause close to my heart.

The Best New Lipsticks For Fall 2017

There's so much more to autumn than burnt siena. Think creamy mocha, spiced mahogany, and the vampiest black cherry you ever did see.<p>Updating your wardrobe is the easy part. Boots, knits, denim, done. But thanks to eleven innovative shades, updating your go-to makeup look for fall can be just as …

Sex Sells: 15 Racy Fashion Ads

From Calvin Klein's iconic shoot with Mark Wahlberg and a teenage Kate Moss to Gucci's controversial body hair, we rounded up some of the most risqué fashion ads of the past. See which ones made the cut<p>Yes, it is a little oxymoronic that the fashion industry attempts to sell clothes by having …

Backstage Pass: Paris Fashion Week Spring 2015

<i>W</i>’s backstage photographer has captured some of the Spring 2015 Paris Fashion Week’s major moments, including Karl Lagerfeld’s powerful protest at Chanel; Cara Delevingne, Joan Smalls, and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley sans eyebrows at Givenchy; and 83-year-old supermodel Carmen Dell'Orefice getting …

BAZAAR Boards: Miranda Kerr Goes to Paris

The streets of Paris during Fashion Week are filled with quite a stylish coterie—so it takes a nothing short of a supermodel to really stand out in the crowd. Miranda Kerr aimed to please in ensembles—from a Saint Laurent fringe jacket, to a navy catsuit with a leather moto, silver Ash booties and …

With Chip Kelly running Eagles, it can be hard to keep up

In May, Eagles rookie tight end Zach Ertz wasn’t sure if he’d joined the NFL or a track team.<p>His new coach, Chip Kelly, the architect of a no-huddle offense on amphetamines, demanded his players hit the field running, and running, and running …<p>“That first rookie minicamp I didn’t know how long I’d …

2014 Little League World Series

Japan's Takuma Takahashi, left, celebrates after hitting a solo home run against the West Team from Las Vegas. Rob Carr, Getty Images<p>Las Vegas pitcher Zach Hare throws to Japan in the Little League World Series. Rob Carr, Getty Images<p>Great Lakes Region players celebrate after beating the West …

Stewart-Haas Racing: Tony Stewart is 'dealing with quite a bit of grief'

A Stewart-Haas official said the driver is "dealing with quite a bit of grief."<p>Overwhelmed with grief and emotion, Tony Stewart is not ready to get behind the wheel again, Stewart-Haas Racing officials said Friday at Michigan International Speedway.<p>Stewart is missing his second consecutive race …

76 of Our Best Steak Recipes, from Rib Eye to Skirt Steak, Fajitas to Skewers

Our biggest, baddest, and best steak recipes—all in one place.<p><b>There are some days when you just really need a big steak.</b> Whether you're in the mood for a seared rib eye or a skewer wrapped in pita, we're here for you.

Ribeye

Hangover Cures That Really Work

Whether it's a holiday weekend or a summertime soiree, here's how to take part in the festivities sans the painful post-drinking aftermath.<p>You already know the drill on some basic rules for warding off and healing a hangover—i.e. drinking a ton of water and eating the night of as well as the next …

Your 9 Biggest Shampoo Questions, Answered

The secret to great hair is all in how you wash it.<p>If you don't give your shampoo a second thought, think again. The right bottle (and the right regimen) can bring you the rich, shiny, healthy 'do of your dreams, according to the experts.<p><b>1. How often should I shampoo?</b>There's no harm in washing your …

Legs Up: The Sexiest Celebrity Gams

As the temperature rises so to do our hemlines. But no matter the season in Hollywood, celebrities love to showcase their best assets. From scandalous slits to micro minis, these 13 women have stems worth showing off.<p>As the temperature rises so to do our hemlines. But no matter the season in …