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Tap Water for Millions of Americans Contains the 'Erin Brockovich' Metal, Report Says
A metal made famous by Erin Brockovich and the movie based on her story was found in drinking water at what some scientists say are unsafe levels for more than an estimated 200 million Americans, according to a report published today by the Environmental Working Group , an advocacy organization.
Residents Near Ex-Navy Bases Sue Makers of Firefighting Foam
Residents near two former Navy bases outside Philadelphia are suing producers of firefighting foam used at facilities there, claiming they contaminated the drinking water
Highlights for Upcoming Episode of ABC News and People’s Summer Series “People’s List”: Susan Lucci, Alec Baldwin, and Erin Brockovich
“People’s List” Airs Saturday, June 25 at 8pm/ ET on ABC “People’s List,” the hour-long weekly program highlighting the biggest stories in pop culture, entertainment, lifestyle, human interest and news features, brings viewers up to speed on what they may have missed, plus give viewers a sneak peek
Here's How People Reacted to the New $20 Bill
You will soon be seeing a new face on your paper money. Harriet Tubman will replace Andrew Jackson on the front of the $20 bill, a Treasury Department spokesman said today. The redesign follows an initiative to redesign the $10 bill, which will keep Alexander Hamilton on the front, but have new
'Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' Tom Girardi Sued for Allegedly Swindling Millions
A “ Real Housewives of Beverly Hills ” husband whose lavish lifestyle is on display on the reality show has been hit with a federal lawsuit that alleges he swindled clients out of millions of dollars. Tom Girardi, the 76-year-old husband of 44-year-old cast member Erika Jayne, is one of the
What's New for Netflix and iTunes in April
Spring is here, and so is a new slew of releases from Netflix and iTunes. Titles spanning the cinematic spectrum, from "The Princess Bride" to "The Shawshank Redemption," will be released on Netflix, while iTunes will stream the likes of " Star Wars : The Force Awakens" and "Ride Along 2." For a
The Making of a Great Oscars Speech
While winning an Oscar is the best part about the Academy Awards for the stars, for the people watching at home, the speeches can either make or break the night. For example, everyone fondly remembers Cuba Gooding Jr .'s lively 1997 Oscars speech after winning Best Supporting Actor for his
Harper Lee's 'To Kill a Mockingbird' Touched US Reporter Jason Rezaian During His Iran Trial
In the wake of Harper Lee's death, Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian , who was one of the Americans freed from an Iranian prison last month, said he re-read " To Kill a Mockingbird " during his trial and the novel touched him more during his time in Iran than when he read it in high school. I
Julia Roberts is Happy Being a Soccer Mom
She is still a "Pretty Woman," but Oscar winner Julia Roberts has officially taken to the title of soccer mom. While speaking with Extra at the SAG Awards this past Sunday, the actress and mother of three -- twins Hazel and Phinnaeus, 10, and Henry, 7 -- said she came to the red carpet solo because
Why Julia Roberts Passed on 'Sleepless in Seattle'
Julia Roberts , 46, has a laundry list of iconic performances -- "Pretty Woman," "My Best Friend's Wedding," " Erin Brockovich ," and tons more. But it looks like "Sleepless in Seattle" could have been added to that list, but Roberts chose to go a different way. Meg Ryan eneded up playing Hanks'