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James Franco, Anne Hathaway’s 2011 Oscars hosting gig was an ‘uncomfortable blind date,’ show writers say

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At the time, the telecast was criticized for being cringe and lacking chemistry between the two performers who were doing just that while playing off of one another. "It was like the world's most uncomfortable blind ...

Harvey Weinstein fighting extradition to Los Angeles; lawyer says he’s almost blind and missing teeth

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In a virtual hearing on Monday, the convicted sex offender, 69, appeared before Erie County Court Judge Kenneth Case and his lawyer, Norman Effman, cited Weinstein's increasing health issues as one reason why he can'...

Rep. Dan Crenshaw says he’ll be ‘blind for about a month’ after eye surgery

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"The surgery went well, but I will be effectively blind for about a month," Crenshaw said in a Twitter statement on Saturday. Crenshaw, a U.S. Navy SEAL veteran, lost his right eye during a deployment in Afghanistan ...

Crenshaw says he’ll be ‘effectively blind’ and ‘off the grid’ for weeks after emergency eye surgery

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Republican Rep. Dan Crenshaw announced Saturday that he will be "effectively blind" and "off the grid" for the next few weeks after undergoing emergency surgery Friday on his left eye. "I am sorry to inform everyone...

Uber ordered to pay $1.1 million after blind woman was denied rides more than a dozen times

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Uber has been ordered to pay $ 1.1 million after an arbitrator ruled that the rideshare company's drivers discriminated against a blind woman and her guide dog on more than a dozen separate occasions. Lisa Irving, ...

The blind spot in the immigration debate

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The change in immigration policy that could most affect the US' long-term economic growth is at risk of falling out of the debate as the congressional maneuvering over the volatile issue intensifies. With Republica...

Experimental brain implants in monkeys offer hope for restoring vision in blind people

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Scientists are a step closer to restoring the sight of blind people using brain implants, researchers from the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience said, after a series of successful experiments on monkeys. Resea...

Lawmakers say Amazon has ‘turned a blind eye’ to potential dangers posed by its own brand

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More lawmakers demanded answers about the safety of products branded with Amazon's name on Wednesday, calling on the company to immediately investigate and recall any electronics posing dangers to customers. In a l...