Dwayne Johnson Named World's Highest-Paid Actor – Variety

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Dwayne Johnson is rocking Forbes‘ highest-paid actor list. Johnson commanded $64.5 million between June 2015 and June 2016, more than doubling his earnings from the previous year and bumping Robert Downey Jr. from the top of the list, where he was perched for three consecutive years. A bulk of Johnson’s earnings come from his roles in the “Fast & Furious” ...

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EpiPens are my armor against disaster. They shouldn't be priced like a luxury. – Washington Post

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Walnut brownies can be deadly for someone with severe nut allergies. (iStockphoto) The last time I refilled my EpiPen, in November, I paid $365.63 out of pocket for two auto-injectors. I looked that number up Thursday morning after the news broke that Mylan, the company that makes EpiPens, is bowing to public pressure and will start offering discounts after years ...

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Italy earthquake: Rescuers' desperate search for survivors as toll hits 241 – CNN

Story highlights Strong aftershock hits Amatrice Rescue workers are racing to find survivors amid the rubble A CNN crew in Amatrice was filming in front of a house when the structure partially collapsed, and others around it were completely flattened. “People were just running onto the roads away from buildings in a panic. We saw our cameras shaking, and journalists ...

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In Stunning Reversal, Trump Suggests He'd 'Work With' Immigrants In US Illegally – NPR

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com After signaling that his position on immigration is “to be determined” and that it could “soften,” Donald Trump did an amazing thing — what amounts to almost a full about-face on the principal issue that has driven his campaign. Trump indicated in a town hall with Fox News’ Sean Hannity, which aired Wednesday night, ...

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US Durable-Goods Orders Rebounded in July, Jumping 4.4% – Wall Street Journal

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ENLARGE An employee inspecting and cleaning dials at Action Craft Boats facility in Cape Coral, Fla., on Aug. 2. Photo: Mark Elias/Bloomberg News By Anna Louie Sussman Anna Louie Sussman The Wall Street Journal CANCEL Biography @annalouiesuss anna.sussman@wsj.com Updated Aug. 25, 2016 10:04 a.m. ET 1 COMMENTS WASHINGTON—Demand for long-lasting factory goods rebounded in July, a sign the manufacturing sector ...

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Clinton on foundation attacks: 'I know there's a lot of smoke, and there's no fire' – CNN

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Story highlights Trump has recently upped his attacks on Clinton and her family’s namesake foundation Clinton added: “I know there’s a lot of smoke, and there’s no fire” Speaking to CNN’s Anderson Cooper in her first national news interview in nearly a month, Clinton pushed back against Trump’s accusations and issued perhaps her most succinct answers on her use of ...

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Prince Estate: Paisley Park to open for daily paid public tours in fall – USA TODAY

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Paisley Park, the private studio complex and home of the late pop icon Prince will open for public tours. Starting in October, the company that oversees Elvis Presley’s Graceland will manage daily public tours. USA TODAY Paisley Park, the home and studio of Prince, in Chanhassen, Minn., on April 22, 2016.(Photo: Scott Olson, Getty Images) Prince’s creative oasis, his Paisley ...

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Gunmen storm American University in Kabul, Afghanistan, witnesses say – Los Angeles Times

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Gunmen stormed the American University of Afghanistan on Wednesday, according to eyewitnesses. Dozens of students and Associated Press photographer Massoud Hossaini were trapped inside the building, witnesses said. Several wounded have been taken away by ambulances. Police spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said police and intelligence agency personnel are at the campus, on the western outskirts of Kabul. He said police believe ...

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