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August 16, 2019 - 5:48 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Peter Fonda, the son of a Hollywood legend who became a movie star in his own right both writing and starring in counterculture classics like "Easy Rider,'' has died. His family says in a statement that Fonda died Friday morning at his home in Los Angeles. He was 79. The official...
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Michael Calhoun
August 16, 2019 - 11:38 am
(KMOX) — Do you share your Netflix password with friends, family, or your ex? About 15% of Netflix and Hulu viewers admit sharing a password, and while those services don't seem to mind, your cable company doesn't like it. Charter, which does business as Spectrum and was formerly based in St. Louis...
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August 14, 2019 - 1:43 pm
(KMOX) — Avocados send nearly 9,000 Americans to the emergency room every year, according to a recent article by INSIDER . After reviewing injuries reported to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission's (CPSC) national injury database , INSIDER found 152 mentions of avocados in 2018, and 117...
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FILE- In this June 4, 2019, file photo, a Planned Parenthood clinic is photographed in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
August 14, 2019 - 1:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Raising the stakes in a standoff over women's health, Planned Parenthood said Wednesday it will leave the federal family planning program within days unless a court puts a hold on Trump administration rules that bar clinics from referring patients for abortions. Spokeswoman Erica...
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Joe Rogan
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August 12, 2019 - 3:20 pm
(KMOX) — Thousands of people have signed an online petition Monday to have podcast host and cultural commentator Joe Rogan moderate a 2020 presidential debate. The Change.org petition, "Get Joe Rogan to Moderate the 2020 Presidential Debate," was created about three months ago, however, it gained...
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August 10, 2019 - 10:04 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Financier Jeffrey Epstein died by suicide while awaiting trial on sex-trafficking charges in New York, a former law enforcement official said Saturday. He was found in his cell at the Manhattan Correctional Center Saturday morning, according to the official, who was briefed on the...
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Time magazine
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August 08, 2019 - 2:44 pm
(KMOX) — St. Louis is among the hundreds of cities mentioned on TIME magazine's latest cover that lists the locations of 253 mass shootings in the United States since January. TIME's new cover: "We are being eaten from within." Why America is losing the battle against white nationalist terrorism...
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Gateway Arch
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August 06, 2019 - 1:06 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - The Venezuelan government named St. Louis on a list of U.S. cities that its citizens shouldn't travel to due to the "proliferation of acts of violence and crimes" in recent history. The Latin American county is just one of multiple nations to issue an alert on travel to the U.S...
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Toni Morrison
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August 06, 2019 - 10:51 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, a pioneer and reigning giant of modern literature whose imaginative power in “Beloved,” ″Song of Solomon” and other works transformed American letters by dramatizing the pursuit of freedom within the boundaries of race, has died at age 88. Publisher...
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