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Special eclipse glasses selling out quickly

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Eclipse mania is building and so is demand for the glasses that make it safe to view the first total solar eclipse to cross the U.S. in 99 years.Lines are forming, prices are rising and shelves are emptying as people scurry to obtain special eyewear to view the sun Monday as it is obscured by the passing moon. Complicating the rising demand from last-minute shoppers was a recent recall by Amazon that forced libraries and health centers around the country to recall...

Where to buy protective solar eclipse glasses

Please enable Javascript to watch this videoST. LOUIS — The Great American Eclipse is just days away. There are more warnings from optometrists about looking directly from the sun. Doing so could seriously damage your eyes.  Experts in eye care are weighing in on the biggest sight to hit the area since the year 1442.“Just a few seconds can burn the retina and you can have permanent damage.  In other words, you can have blind spots permanently affecting your central vision or color vision,”...

Tom Petty made amazing music videos. Here are nine of the best.

Tom Petty holds up his award for the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the 1994 MTV Video Music Awards. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)Tom Petty, who died Monday at 66, wasn’t the most likely music video star. Skeletal and toothy with a hangdog look and a collection of top hats, he wasn’t the aspirational rock god, driving around in a sports car surrounded by voluptuous, barely dressed women.But it didn’t matter. Even though he burst onto the MTV scene at a relatively late age, he still...