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Skullduggery rampant with Chronicle's eclipse glasses

This, apparently, is why we can’t have nice things.A few weeks ago, some Chronicle staffers — OK, it was over cocktails — hatched the idea of inserting eclipse glasses into the newspaper on the Sunday prior to the moon crossing in front of the sun.What a great service to our readers, we reasoned. We’ll get thousands of NASA-approved glasses and hand them out to our loyal subscribers. We’ll stuff them in the copies sold at grocery stores and gas stations, free with the paper. People will be so...

New Yorkers brave huge lines to get eclipse glasses- even though only 70% of the sun will be obscured over the city

Lines stretched across an entire block in Chelsea on Sunday as New Yorkers waited to buy special eclipse glassesNew York will not see a total eclipse on Monday but about 50 percent of the sun will be obscured Millions more Americans flocked to the narrow corridor from Oregon to South Carolina where a total eclipse will occurIt will be the first total eclipse to sweep coast-to-coast across the US  in 99 yearsBy Emily Crane and Regina F. Graham For Dailymail.comPublished: 15:50 EDT, 20...

Mile-high switcheroo! Melania Trump heads to hurricane-hit Florida in $750 Chanel ballet flats after being mocked over Harvey heels, but changes into some $50 Converse before ...

The first lady flew from Washington, D.C. to Fort Myers, Florida this morning with her husband President Trump to meet citizens impacted by Hurricane IrmaMelania, 47, wore beige and black Chanel flats during the trip, departing from her much-maligned stilettos she wore on a previous Texas visitDuring the flight, she changed into a casual button-up shirt, white skinny jeans, and affordable Converse Chuck Taylor All Star sneakers She caused an uproar last month when she donned a pair of black...