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Double Dealing: Legal, Illicit Blur in California Pot Market

Double Dealing: Legal, Illicit Blur in California Pot Market

NEWS | By Michael R. Blood | Jan 17

In the five years since California voters approved a broad legal marketplace for marijuana, thousands of greenhouses have sprouted across the state. But these, under their plastic canopies, conceal a secret.

Bidens Pack Carrots, Apples into Boxes During Food Bank Stop

Bidens Pack Carrots, Apples into Boxes During Food Bank Stop

NEWS | By Colleen Long | Jan 17

President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden packed carrots and apples into food boxes for the hungry and chatted with volunteers Sunday at a food bank as part of a day of service for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

New Zealand Sends Flight to See Damage from Pacific Volcano

New Zealand Sends Flight to See Damage from Pacific Volcano

NEWS | By Nick Perry | Jan 17

New Zealand's military on Monday morning was able to send a surveillance flight to Tonga to assess the extent of the damage from a huge undersea volcanic eruption.

Jeff Goldblum, Kyle MacLachlan Bookend Prada Menswear Show

Jeff Goldblum, Kyle MacLachlan Bookend Prada Menswear Show

STYLE | By Colleen Barry | Jan 17

Jeff Goldblum infused Milan Fashion Week with some levity on Sunday as he shimmied down the Prada runway in a dark overcoat that cast a dramatic silhouette.

Djokovic Leaves Australia but Debate Goes on in Vaccine Saga

Djokovic Leaves Australia but Debate Goes on in Vaccine Saga

NEWS | By Felicia Fonseca | Jan 17

Australia made its decision, but opinion remains divided worldwide on Novak Djokovic and whether he should have been allowed to compete in the Australian Open despite not being vaccinated against COVID-19.

'Scream' Scares Off 'Spider-Man' with $30.6M Debut

'Scream' Scares Off 'Spider-Man' with $30.6M Debut

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Jan 16

After a month at no. 1, "Spider-Man: No Way Home" has finally been overtaken at the box office. Paramount Pictures' "Scream" reboot debuted with $30.6 million in ticket sales over the weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday.

Polish Diocese Apologizes for Asking If Abuse Victim Is Gay

Polish Diocese Apologizes for Asking If Abuse Victim Is Gay

NEWS | Jan 16

A Catholic diocese in Poland apologized on Thursday for having asked a court to determine whether a man who was sexually abused as a child by a priest is gay, and whether the sexual contact may have consequently been pleasurable for him.

Did the New York Times Use a Homophobic Meme in Writing about Upcoming Gay Cruise?

Did the New York Times Use a Homophobic Meme in Writing about Upcoming Gay Cruise?

NEWS | By Robert Nesti | Jan 16

Did the New York Times piece about an upcoming gay cruise perpetuate the stereotype of a party-hardy, libidinous gay male traveler?

Gay Twitter's Best 53 Tweets This Week

Gay Twitter's Best 53 Tweets This Week

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Jan 16

This week's edition of Gay Twitter includes hilarious reactions to the newest seasons of "RuPaul's Drag Race" and "Euphoria," as well as who should host the Oscars and much more!

Thirst Trapping: Did You Participate in 'Kiss a Ginger' Day?

Thirst Trapping: Did You Participate in 'Kiss a Ginger' Day?

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 16

January 12 was the unofficial 'kiss a ginger' day. To celebrate, here are some hunky gingers that share their pics on Instagram.

News

Transgender Athlete Ban, Backed by Noem, Clears Committee

Transgender Athlete Ban, Backed by Noem, Clears Committee

NEWS | By Stephen Groves | Jan 16

A South Dakota legislative committee approved a bill to ban transgender women and girls from participating in school sports leagues that match their gender identity.

Business

Why Briotech's Powerful Cleansing Products are Actually Good for Your Skin

Why Briotech's Powerful Cleansing Products are Actually Good for Your Skin

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jan 15

Briotech harnesses the power of natural HOCl for a skincare line that offers a pure cleansing and rejuvenating option for all of your skincare needs.

Finance

Goodbye 'Godsend': Expiration of Child Tax Credits Hits Home

Goodbye 'Godsend': Expiration of Child Tax Credits Hits Home

FINANCE | By John Raby, Fatima Hussein, and Josh Boak | Jan 14

For the first time in half a year, families on Friday are going without a monthly deposit from the child tax credit.

Health/Fitness

What Patients Can Learn From One Negative Rapid Test (Hint: Very Little)

What Patients Can Learn From One Negative Rapid Test (Hint: Very Little)

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Julie Appleby, Phil Galewitz | Jan 15

While home antigen testing remains a useful — and underutilized — tool to curb the pandemic, experts say, it is often misused and may provide false confidence.