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Chris Hogan

Buffalo Bills Delay Game

The New York Jets-Buffalo Bills game won't be played on Sunday in Buffalo, after a freak storm dumped six foot of snow on the region

FSU shooting

FSU Shooter 'Feared Government'

Police said Myron May, 31, who shot three people at Florida State University, believed he was being targeted by the government

Michael Brown Sr Urges Calm Ahead of Grand Jury

The father of Michael Brown, the black teenager shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo. this summer, has asked people not to "hurt others" or "destroy property" ahead of a grand jury decision into whether the officer will be indicted in the killing

Bill Cosby during an interview about the upcoming exhibit, Conversations: African and African-American Artworks in Dialogue, at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art in Washington. ON NOV. 6, 2014.

Bill Cosby Accused of Another Sexual Assault

Therese Serignese, 57, has claimed that when she was 19 years old, the actor and entertainer pressured her into taking drugs and engaging in sexual activity after his show in Las Vegas


Zoolander Will Return, With Penelope Cruz Attached

The Spanish actress will bring her finest Blue Steel to Ben Stiller's long anticipated sequel to his 2001 supermodel comedy. No word yet on whether Will Ferrell and Owen Wilson will return for the follow-up, which is reportedly set in Europe


Uber Moves to Rework Its Privacy Policy

Attorney Harriet Pearson and other members of law firm Hogan Lovells have joined Uber’s privacy team, according to a Thursday blog post, where they will review and recommend improvements for Uber’s data privacy policy


Suicide Helpline Aims to Help Transgender People

On 2014's annual day of remembrance for trangender victims of violence, Trans Lifeline, a crisis hotline staffed entirely by transgender people, aims to help transgender people struggling with depression or suicidal thoughts

CA: UC Berkeley Students Rally Against Tuition Fee Hikes

University of California Approves Steep Tuition Hike

Tuition at University of California schools could rise by as much as 28% by 2019 under a plan approved Thursday. The vote by the system's board pitted top state officials, including Gov. Jerry Brown, against those who run the UC’s 10 campuses

German Minister Mueller Travels Nigeria

Africa Nears Polio Eradication, CDC Says

No case of polio has been recorded on the continent since August, a CDC report finds, and ones earlier this year were all found in Nigeria, one of the last three endemic nations alongside Pakistan and Afghanistan

Brittany Maynard

Brittany Maynard Video Released for Her 30th Birthday

An advocacy group has released the video nearly three weeks after the death of the Right-to-Die advocate. Maynard had moved from California to Oregon in order to take advantage of a state law that allows terminally ill patients to obtain life-ending medication

The June 15, 1970, cover of TIME

How TIME Reviewed the Work of Mike Nichols

The Oscar-winning director, who died on Wednesday aged 83, first appeared in TIME in 1958 as he was becoming famous as a comedian. But after Hollywood came calling, his movies got rave reviews from our critics — with one or two notable exceptions