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Shangela of ‘A Star is Born’ encourages drag queens to be leaders

"A Star Is Born" actor and "RuPaul's Drag Race" alum Shangela Laquifa Wadley wants drag queens to be more involved in the political process....

Pence: Trump and Kim likely to meet next year

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said Thursday that U.S. President Donald Trump is likely to hold a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un next year. ...

Ancient DNA reveals two new migrations from North to South America

New genomic research has revealed two previously unknown human migrations from North to South America....

On This Day, Nov. 15: Nazi Germany orders Romany to concentration camps

On Nov. 15, 1943, Heinrich Himmler ordered that Romany be placed in Nazi concentration camps. Up to 500,000 Romany died during the Holocaust....

Famous birthdays for Nov. 15: Jimmy Choo, Shailene Woodley

Fashion designer Jimmy Choo tuns 70 and actor Shailene Woodley turns 27, among the famous birthdays for Nov. 15....

North Korean official visits South Korea’s startup cluster

A North Korean delegation visited South Korea's latest technology hub and startup cluster Thursday as part of a four-day visit to attend an international forum....

Atlanta Falcons, Dallas Cowboys need to get on track

The Atlanta Falcons and Dallas Cowboys both sport 4-5 records as they get ready to meet Sunday....

Minnesota Vikings meet Chicago Bears for division lead

While Minnesota and Chicago are plenty familiar with each other, the first matchup of the season between the NFC North teams brings more intrigue than usual....

Steelers have tough matchup in quest to put nail in Jaguars’ coffin

The Pittsburgh Steelers only lost four times last season....

Must blood pressure rie with age? Remote tribes hold clues

THURSDAY, Nov. 15, 2018 -- Contrary to common belief, blood pressure doesn't have to rise as you age, a study of two remote South American tribes suggests....

Social media usage may boost loneliness, not banish It

THURSDAY, Nov. 15, 2018 -- For the billions of young people who seek community and connection on social media, new research warns their search may be in vain....

NFL notebook: Flacco ailing, so Ravens QB Jackson might start

Quarterback Joe Flacco missed practice because of a right hip injury on Wednesday, the first day after Baltimore Ravens' bye week, leading to speculation that rookie Lamar Jackson might start on Sund...

Teenage obesity may raise pancreatic cancer risk years later

THURSDAY, Nov. 15, 2018 -- Obesity in the teen years may increase the risk of developing deadly pancreatic cancer in adulthood, researchers report....

Mexican citizen Robert Moreno Ramos executed in Texas for killing wife, 2 kids

A Mexican citizen was executed Wednesday night in Texas with a lethal injection for the sledgehammer killings of his wife and two children in 1992....

Meyer, Ohio State considering legal action over story

Head coach Urban Meyer said he and Ohio State are considering legal action against college football reporter Brett McMurphy of WatchStadium.com over a story that claims former Buckeyes receivers coac...

Chris Stapleton, Carrie Underwood light up 2018 CMAs

Chris Stapleton and Carrie Underwood shone brightest as Country music's biggest stars gathered at the 2018 Country Music Association Awards....

Death toll from California wildfires rises to 58 as crews gain control

The death toll rose to 59 Wednesday as rescuers combed through the charred remnants in Northern and Southern California, finding nine more victims....

Look: ‘Veronica Mars’ cast unites for sequel series table read

"Veronica Mars" showrunner Rob Thomas shared on Twitter Wednesday a photo of the cast uniting for the first table read for the show's Hulu revival....

Winner of $343M in Powerball ‘can’t let money change me’

A New York man who won $343.8 million in Powerball said he "can't let money change me" but wants to "take care of it for the next generation in my family."...

‘Doctor Who’ is getting a New Year’s special

"Doctor Who" is getting a New Year's Day special instead of its traditional Christmas broadcast....