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  • David Cassidy, ‘Partridge Family’ star and ’70s teen heartthrob, dies at 67

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – David Cassidy, who came to fame as a ’70s teen heartthrob and lead singer on “The Partridge Family,” has died, according to his publicist Jo-Ann Geffen. He was 67. The singer-actor had recently been admitted to the intensive care unit of a Fort Lauderdale, Florida, area hospital. Cassidy was in critical condition and suffering from organ failure before his death, Geffen said. Cassidy was born into the entertainment industry that made him a star. His father […]

  • Disney’s John Lasseter takes leave of absence, apologizes for unwanted gestures

    (CNN Money) — John Lasseter, one of the biggest names in animation, is taking a leave of absence from Disney following what he called “missteps.” In an internal memo sent to Disney employees obtained by CNN, Lasseter, who is the chief creative officer of Pixar and Disney Animation, said that he recently had “a number of difficult conversations that have been very painful for me.” “It’s never easy to face your missteps, but it’s the only way to learn from […]

  • Uber was hacked in 2016, and data on 57 million people was exposed

    (CNN Money) — Hackers accessed millions of Uber users’ personal information last year, and the company did not report it until Tuesday. In late 2016, two people outside the company accessed the personal information of 57 million Uber users including names, email addresses, and phone numbers, the company said. Hackers also accessed driver’s license numbers of around 600,000 drivers in the United States. The 600,000 was included in the total number of affected users. The company did not alert victims […]

  • Elf on the Shelf phenomenon is 11 million elves strong

    (CNN Money) — Chanda Bell got the idea 14 years ago to share a family tradition from her childhood that involved an elf sitting on a shelf. She never imagined it would erupt into a Christmas-time phenomenon that’s been embraced by millions of families. Bell, her mother Carol Aebersold, and her twin sister Christa Pitts are the trio behind the wildly successful “The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition” storybook. The book comes with a pixie elf doll, whose job […]

  • FCC chairmain unveils plan to repeal ‘net neutrality’ rules

    (CNN Money) — The days of net neutrality are numbered. Ajit Pai, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, unveiled his controversial plan to repeal Obama-era protections intended to keep the internet open and fair. “Under my proposal, the federal government will stop micromanaging the Internet,” Pai said in a statement Tuesday. “Instead, the FCC would simply require Internet service providers to be transparent about their practices.” The net neutrality rules, approved in 2015, prevent internet providers like Comcast and […]

  • Argentine navy says sounds detected aren’t from missing sub

    (CNN) — Sounds that were detected during the search for a missing Argentine navy submarine did not come from the vessel, the navy said late Monday. Noises that had been detected earlier Monday were thought to be a possible distress signal from the crew of the sub. A US Navy P-8A Poseidon aircraft was brought to the area to record an acoustic footprint of the sound, but analysis of the file determined the noises were not from the missing vessel, […]

  • Black Friday 2017: When will the stores open for holiday sales?

    (CNN Money) — Stores are unveiling their plans for the most critical days of the holiday shopping season. Here’s a look at what major retailers have said about their hours for Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday. This list will be updated. Barnes & Noble Barnes & Noble stores will be closed on Thanksgiving. They’ll be open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Black Friday. Online deals will be available starting on Thanksgiving. Belk Belk will open at 4 p.m. on Thanksgiving […]

  • Charlie Rose accused of sexual harassment by 8 women, suspended by CBS, PBS

    (CNN Money) — Charlie Rose was suspended by CBS on Monday after eight women accused him of sexual harassment, with allegations including groping, unwanted sexual advances and inappropriate phone calls. The Washington Post broke the news on Rose, a co-host on “CBS This Morning,” “60 Minutes” correspondent and the star of an eponymous PBS interview program. It published claims from the women — three of whom went on the record — in a story that became the latest to allege that […]

  • 9-year-old Maine cancer patient whose Christmas wish went viral passes away

    PORTLAND, Maine — When 9-year-old cancer patient Jacob Thompson’s family found out he only had one month to live, they decided to “fast forward” Christmas by asking people to send Jacob Christmas cards. Jacob passed away Sunday, but not before he had received thousands of cards from around the world. In a Facebook post Monday, Jacob’s family wrote that they are grateful to everyone who sent him Facebook messages and cards. “You brought Jacob joy, and you brought us all […]

  • Roy Moore accuser says she was not paid to tell her story

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman accusing Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore of initiating sexual contact when she was 14 said Monday she wanted to confront him years ago but didn’t because he was powerful and the encounter gutted her self-confidence. She said she came forward to tell her story only after other women agreed to. The declaration by Leigh Corfman comes after Moore’s supporters claimed without evidence that reporters were offering thousands of dollars to women for accusations. The state […]

  • AL.com Editorial Board urges voters to reject Roy Moore, endorses Doug Jones for U.S. Senate

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — The three biggest newspapers in Alabama have a message for their readers: “Stand for Decency, Reject Roy Moore.” The Alabama Media Group stripped the editorial across its Sunday front pages. The unusual step comes 10 days after misconduct allegations first surfaced against Moore, the Republican nominee for the state’s Senate seat. The editorial doubles as an endorsement of Moore’s opponent, Democrat Doug Jones. It appears in The Birmingham News, Mobile Press-Register and The Huntsville Times and […]

  • AC/DC co-founder and guitarist Malcolm Young dies at 64

    (CNN) — AC/DC co-founder and guitarist Malcolm Young has died after battling dementia for several years, the band announced Saturday. He was 64. Young died at home with his family at this bedside, the band said in a statement. Young, along with his brother Angus, founded the legendary rock band in 1975 in Australia. “Renowned for his musical prowess Malcolm was a songwriter, guitarist, performer, producer and visionary who inspired many,” the statement said. “From the outset, he knew what […]