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Score $1,300 to watch 13 of Stephen King's scariest movies

8 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

Horror buffs, get ready to binge. Dish Network is offering one Stephen King fan $1,300 to screen 13 of his scariest film adaptations by Halloween and document the eerie experience. “Halloween is just around the corner, so it's fitting you get cozy with ‘Carrie' or play fetch with ‘Cujo,'” the site says. “Maybe take ‘Christine'...
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A company will pay a Stephen King fan $1,300 to watch 13 of his scariest films by Halloween

A company will pay a Stephen King fan $1,300 to watch 13 of his scariest films by Halloween

8 monthes ago   |   By WISN

If you're chosen, you'll need to record the number of scares that make you jump, your heart rate during the blood-chilling bits and the amount of sleep you get .
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Nearly 43 million Americans have filed for unemployment benefits during the...

Nearly 43 million Americans have filed for unemployment benefits during the pandemic

1.9 million workers filed for unemployment last week, the ninth straight weekly decline as more businesses reopen. Read more ...

Obama steps out as nation confronts confluence of crises

Obama steps out as nation confronts confluence of crises

The former president held a virtual town hall event with young people to discuss policing and the civil unrest that has followed the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Read more ...

Congress has approved more than $3 trillion in coronavirus relief. Here's...

Congress has approved more than $3 trillion in coronavirus relief. Here's what's happened to it

In March, Congress authorized trillions of dollars in spending to help address the economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic - much of it aimed at getting cash into... Read more ...

Detained US Navy veteran freed by Iran, en route home

Detained US Navy veteran freed by Iran, en route home

U.S. officials say a Navy veteran who's been detained in Iran for nearly two years has been released and is making his way home, with the first leg on a Swiss government aircraft. Read more ...

'Angry and appalled': Ex-defense chief Mattis rips President Trump for...

'Angry and appalled': Ex-defense chief Mattis rips President Trump for dividing Americans

“Donald Trump is the first president in my lifetime who does not try to unite the American people -does not even pretend to try. Instead he tries to divide us," Mattis wrote in... Read more ...

Drew Brees' anthem comments draw backlash from teammates, others

Drew Brees' anthem comments draw backlash from teammates, others

NEW ORLEANS - Drew Brees was sharply criticized by fellow high-profile athletes, including some of his own teammates, on Wednesday after the Saints quarterback reiterated his... Read more ...

US Navy veteran detained in Iran has been released

US Navy veteran detained in Iran has been released

Michael White, an American detained in Iran, was released on Thursday after more than a year in custody, according to White's mother and a person familiar with the... Read more ...

US workers file 1.9 million more jobless claims as crisis total tops 42 million

US workers file 1.9 million more jobless claims as crisis total tops 42 million

Nearly 1.9 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week as the coronavirus crisis put 42 million people out of work in less than three months, new data show. Read more ...

Jimmy Carter: Privileged, powerful must fight racial biases

Jimmy Carter: Privileged, powerful must fight racial biases

Former President Jimmy Carter called for Americans in positions of power and influence to fight racial injustice, saying Wednesday, “Silence can be as deadly as violence.” Read more ...

New York Times staffers condemn paper for publishing Tom Cotton op-ed

New York Times staffers condemn paper for publishing Tom Cotton op-ed

Dozens of New York Times staffers erupted in outrage at the newspaper publishing an op-ed from Republican senator Tom Cotton urging President Trump to call out the US military... Read more ...