Gay Providence: The Latest

Trump Raises Idea of Quarantines Affecting NY, NJ and Conn.

Trump Raises Idea of Quarantines Affecting NY, NJ and Conn.

NEWS | By Zeke Miller | Mar 28
President Donald Trump floated the idea of a quarantine as early as Saturday affecting residents of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut for a short time to stop the spread of coronavirus from reaching states with fewer infections.

Ex-Sen. Tom Coburn, Conservative Political Maverick, Dies

Ex-Sen. Tom Coburn, Conservative Political Maverick, Dies

NEWS | By Sean Murphy | Mar 28
Former U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn, an Oklahoma family doctor who earned a reputation as a conservative political maverick as he railed against federal earmarks and subsidies for the rich, has died. He was 72.

American Airlines Flight Attendant Dies of COVID-19, Co-workers Anxious

American Airlines Flight Attendant Dies of COVID-19, Co-workers Anxious

NEWS | Mar 28
An American Airlines flight attendant died on Monday from complications to COVID-19, the airline confirmed Friday

The Out Foundation and OUTWOD Launch #WerkFromHome Fitness Videos

The Out Foundation and OUTWOD Launch #WerkFromHome Fitness Videos

The OUT Foundation and OUTWOD are launching their #WerkFromHome daily online fitness classes for and by the LGBTQ+ community

Virus Coordinator Birx is Trump's Data-Whisperer

Virus Coordinator Birx is Trump's Data-Whisperer

NEWS | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar and Aamer Madhani | Mar 28
For many in the public health and political worlds, Dr. Deborah Birx is the sober scientist advising an unpredictable president.

Country Singer Joe Diffie Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Country Singer Joe Diffie Tests Positive for Coronavirus

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kristin M. Hall | Mar 28
A publicist for Joe Diffie says the country singer has tested positive for COVID-19.

Oprah on Coronavirus: 'Playing it as Safe as I Possibly can'

Oprah on Coronavirus: 'Playing it as Safe as I Possibly can'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mesfin Fekadu | Mar 28
Oprah Winfrey says she's playing it safe when it comes to the rapidly spreading coronavirus.

Virus Infections Top 600,000 Worldwide, Long Fight Ahead

Virus Infections Top 600,000 Worldwide, Long Fight Ahead

NEWS | By Geir Moulson and Matt Sedensky | Mar 28
The number of confirmed coronavirus infections worldwide topped 600,000 on Saturday as new cases stacked up quickly in Europe and the United States and officials dug in for a long fight against the pandemic.

Mark Wahlberg & Mario Lopez Turn Heads with Instagram Workout (And Not for the Right Reasons)

Mark Wahlberg & Mario Lopez Turn Heads with Instagram Workout (And Not for the Right Reasons)

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 27
Amid LA's strict social distancing guidelines, some wonder why Mark Wahlberg & Mario Lopez got together to film a workout that was streamed on Instagram.

AMC Moves Up Season 3 of 'Killing Eve' to April 12

AMC Moves Up Season 3 of 'Killing Eve' to April 12

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 27
Fans of "Killing Eve," AMC's hit series about the cat-and-mouse game between a paid assassin and the M16-operative in her pursuit, will be happy to learn that the third season has been moved up by two weeks.


News

Watch: Joe Biden Equates Same-Sex Parenting with 'Mommy and Daddy'

Watch: Joe Biden Equates Same-Sex Parenting with 'Mommy and Daddy'

POLITICS | By Robert Nesti | Mar 27
Joe Biden has a way of saying the right things while appearing clueless. That was evident during his "Happy Hour" livestream on Wednesday night when he described same-sex parents as "mommy and dad."


Entertainment

Rhode Island Theaters, On Hold, Vow to Endure
Providence, RI

Rhode Island Theaters, On Hold, Vow to Endure

THEATRE | By Joe Siegel | Mar 25
The Rhode Island theater scene has been in limbo for nearly three weeks due to the coronavirus.

Kathy Griffin Out of Hospital, Still Not Tested for Coronavirus

Kathy Griffin Out of Hospital, Still Not Tested for Coronavirus

CELEBRITIES | Mar 27
Kathy Griffin has been released from the hospital after tweeting that she was admitted for coronavirus-like symptoms, lashing out against President Donald Trump and writing that she was not tested for COVID-19.


Business

IMF Head Says Global Economy Now in Recession

IMF Head Says Global Economy Now in Recession

FINANCE | By Martin Crutsinger | Mar 28
The head of the International Monetary Fund said Friday it is clear that the global economy has now entered a recession that could be as bad or worse than the 2009 downturn.


Technology

Ski Vacation Hot Spot Becomes Virus Ground Zero in Idaho

Ski Vacation Hot Spot Becomes Virus Ground Zero in Idaho

SCIENCE | By Rebecca Boone | Mar 28
A scenic Idaho county known as a ski-vacation haven for celebrities and the wealthy has a new, more dubious distinction: It has one of the highest per-capita rates of confirmed coronavirus infections in America.


Finance

Insurers Sank Connecticut's 'Public Option.' Would A National Version Survive?

Insurers Sank Connecticut's 'Public Option.' Would A National Version Survive?

HEALTH | By Shefali Luthra | Mar 10
The stunning 2019 defeat of a plan to implement such a policy in Connecticut — a solidly blue, or liberal-leaning, state — shows how difficult it may be to enact even "moderate" solutions.


Cars

Edmunds: 5 High-Tech Vehicles for Less Than $36,000

AUTO NEWS | By Rex Tokeshi-Torres, Edmunds | Mar 28
The fact is, if you want a high-tech car today it can quickly get expensive. With that in mind, the experts at Edmunds have picked their favorite high-tech vehicles for under $36,000.


Style

5 Cocktail Recipes to Weather the Weekend

5 Cocktail Recipes to Weather the Weekend

FOOD/DRINK | Mar 27
Home bars have never been more well-stocked, but what to do with all of those spirits? Shake up a new recipe with one of these libations from some of the country's best bartenders and drinking destinations.


Health/Fitness

A New York Doctor's Story: 'Too Many People Are Dying Alone'

A New York Doctor's Story: 'Too Many People Are Dying Alone'

HEALTH | By Robert Bumsted, Deepti Hajela | Mar 27
"Too many people are dying alone with absolutely no family around them," says Dr. Kamini Doobay. "This is one of the most horrific things."


Nightlife

The Beat Goes on: Locked-Down Berlin Clubs Take Party Online

The Beat Goes on: Locked-Down Berlin Clubs Take Party Online

INTERNATIONAL | By Jona Kallgren | Mar 26
Locked down due to the coronavirus pandemic, the nightclubs in the German capital have decided to keep the beat going — at least online.