Bo Burnham Can Totally Relate to Tween Girls

For his new film Eighth Grade, which follows a young girl through her last days of middle school, director Bo Burnham watched hours of YouTube videos of tweens to see what they were like. “The 13-year old boys tended to talk about XBOX and the 13-year-old girls tended to… [Read More...]

Congressional leaders refuse to budge on shutdown’s first day, but negotiations continue – Washington Post

Los Angeles TimesCongressional leaders refuse to budge on shutdown's first day, but negotiations continueWashington PostCongressional leaders in both parties refused to budge publicly from their political corners Saturday on the first day of the government shutdown, avoiding direct negotiations and bitterly blaming each other for the impasse in speeches. … [Read More...]

California flu deaths jump from 42 to 74

Flu deaths of Californians under 65 soared again in the latest reporting period and now total 74, according to state public health officials on Friday. The latest figure represents a spike of 32 in addition to the 42 deaths announced by the state last week – and an increase of six in the Greater Bay … [Read More...]