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Buttigieg Enters Biggest Stage of Career at Pivotal Moment

Buttigieg Enters Biggest Stage of Career at Pivotal Moment

NEWS | By Sara Burnett | Jun 27
Pete Buttigieg has been the early darling of the 2020 Democratic presidential contest, rising in the polls with a media omnipresence that's highlighted his intellect, steady demeanor and vision for a new generation of political leadership.

Britney Spears' Conservatorship Sues Blogger for Defamation

Britney Spears' Conservatorship Sues Blogger for Defamation

ENTERTAINMENT | By Andrew Dalton | Jun 27
The conservatorship that oversees Britney Spears' personal life and career sued the creator of a blog devoted to the pop superstar in an increasingly aggressive effort to push back against the so-called "Free Britney" movement.

Takeaways from the Democratic Presidential Debate

Takeaways from the Democratic Presidential Debate

NEWS | By Juana Summers and Nicholas Riccardi | Jun 27
Democrats hoping that Wednesday night's first presidential debate of the 2020 campaign would be clarifying probably came away disappointed. There were no major stumbles but few standout moments as 10 candidates vied for the nation's attention.

At 50, Watts Relishes in a Plethora of Rich Roles

At 50, Watts Relishes in a Plethora of Rich Roles

ENTERTAINMENT | By Brooke Lefferts | Jun 27
It's often said that actresses have trouble finding meaty roles as they get older, but at age 50, Naomi Watts is flourishing, with two key projects that share a common theme — strong women determined to have their voices heard.

Kim Kardashian West Faces Backlash Over Kimono Shapewear

Kim Kardashian West Faces Backlash Over Kimono Shapewear

NEWS | Jun 27
Kim Kardashian West has received backlash on social media from people who object to what they say is appropriation of the traditional Japanese kimono in the name of her upcoming shapewear line.

Latest Sex Accusation Against Trump Lands with a Thud

Latest Sex Accusation Against Trump Lands with a Thud

NEWS | By Maryclaire Dale | Jun 27
Nearly a week after the latest sexual misconduct accusation against President Donald Trump, the story has largely landed with a thud.

Democrats Hope Mueller Testimony Will have 'Profound Impact'

Democrats Hope Mueller Testimony Will have 'Profound Impact'

NEWS | By Mary Clare Jalonick, Eric Tucker and Lisa Mascaro | Jun 27
The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee says he expects special counsel Robert Mueller to have "a profound impact" when he testifies before Congress on July 17, even though Mueller has said he won't provide any new information.

Technical Snafu Interrupts NBC's First Presidential Debate

Technical Snafu Interrupts NBC's First Presidential Debate

NEWS | By David Bauder | Jun 27
NBC News' coverage of the first Democratic debate of the 2020 campaign season Wednesday was marred by a technical glitch that led President Donald Trump to tweet that the network "should be ashamed."

Miracle Machine Makes Heroic Rescues — And Leaves Patients In Limbo

Miracle Machine Makes Heroic Rescues — And Leaves Patients In Limbo

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Melissa Bailey | Jun 27
ECMO, the most aggressive form of life support available, pumps blood out of the body, oxygenates it and returns it to the body, keeping a person alive for days, weeks or months, even when their heart or lungs don't work.

Wheaties Scores an Ace With Serena Williams Box

Wheaties Scores an Ace With Serena Williams Box

NEWS | Jun 27
Wheaties announced this week that Serena Williams, one of the world's top and most decorated tennis players, will be the next athlete to adorn the cover of Wheaties iconic orange box.


News

Trump Calls Out Rapinoe for Comments about White House Visit

Trump Calls Out Rapinoe for Comments about White House Visit

NATIONAL | Jun 26
President Donald Trump called out U.S. women's national team co-captain Megan Rapinoe after a months-old video was posted on social media in which she used profanity when she said she wasn't going to the White House if the team wins the Women's World Cup.


Entertainment

 Review :: The Rocky Horror Show
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Review :: The Rocky Horror Show

THEATRE | By Joe Siegel | Jun 18
"The Rocky Horror Show" is another huge triumph for Out Loud, which specializes in creating offbeat and edgy entertainments.

 Review :: 'Downton Abbey: The Exhibition': Catch the Immersive Experience through September in Boston

Review :: 'Downton Abbey: The Exhibition': Catch the Immersive Experience through September in Boston

TELEVISION | By Steve Duffy | Jun 26
Any fans of "Downton Abbey" are going to absolutely love this fully immersive experience that puts you right inside Downton.


Business

Brazil's Bolsonaro Tries New Tactic to Loosen Gun Laws

Brazil's Bolsonaro Tries New Tactic to Loosen Gun Laws

LEGAL | By Lisa Marie Pane | Jun 27
President Jair Bolsonaro has issued several new decrees to loosen Brazil's strict gun laws, moving to rescue a signature campaign promise after the Senate rejected his earlier effort.


Cars

European Heat Wave Sees Germany Put Speed Curbs on Autobahn

European Heat Wave Sees Germany Put Speed Curbs on Autobahn

AUTO NEWS | Jun 26
A swath of western and central Europe is sweating under blazing temperatures, with authorities in one German region imposing temporary speed limits on some stretches of the autobahn as a precaution against heat damage.


Style

9 Summer Fitness and Fashion Essentials

9 Summer Fitness and Fashion Essentials

FASHION | By Andrew Villagomez | Jun 26
From the gym to mountain trails or the sea, having the right clothes are essential. These nine versatile pieces work outside the gym, too, perfect for running errands or lounging around.


Health/Fitness

Rome Doctors Warn of Health Hazards from City's Garbage Woes

Rome Doctors Warn of Health Hazards from City's Garbage Woes

HEALTH | By Giada Zampano | Jun 26
Doctors in Rome are warning of possible health hazards caused by overflowing trash bins in the city's streets, as the Italian capital struggles with a renewed garbage emergency aggravated by the summer heat.


Travel

From Sunrise to Sunset in Spokane, Washington

From Sunrise to Sunset in Spokane, Washington

Jun 26
From zip-lining and white water rafting to a robust LGBTQ scene, Spokane, Washington, is making its mark as a quaint West Coast getaway for queer travelers.


Nightlife

Chicago PrideFest  :: June 22-23, 2019

Chicago PrideFest :: June 22-23, 2019

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jun 24
PrideFest took over Boystown in Chicago for two days on June 22nd and 23rd, leading up to the Pride parade the following weekend. Vendor booths, live music and unpredictable weather were all part of the rainbow of fun.