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Pop Culturing: 5 2021 TV Shows to Check Out

Pop Culturing: 5 2021 TV Shows to Check Out

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Nov 30
A breakdown of five TV shows to check out in the new year.

Awkward Question for Poland: Was Chopin Gay?

Awkward Question for Poland: Was Chopin Gay?

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 30
New scholarship has raised an awkward question for Poland, which is one of the most homophobic nations in the European Union: Was that country's celebrated composer, Frédéric Chopin, gay?

Rita Ora Says Sorry for Lockdown-Breaching Birthday Party

Rita Ora Says Sorry for Lockdown-Breaching Birthday Party

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 30
British singer Rita Ora apologized Monday for breaking lockdown rules by holding a birthday party, saying it was "a serious and inexcusable error of judgment."

Watch: Transphobic Attack Targets Laverne Cox, Friend

Watch: Transphobic Attack Targets Laverne Cox, Friend

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 30
A man targeted Laverne Cox and her friend with anti-trans hostility and violence in a Los Angeles park, Cox revealed on social media.

Retirement Guide For LGBTQ Americans

Retirement Guide For LGBTQ Americans

NEWS | By John Schmidt | Nov 30
More than 3 million LGBT Americans are currently over 50, and that number is estimated to more than double over the next decade as Baby Boomers ride in on a rainbow-hued silver wave. And retirement presents many special issues for them.

Study: Half of LGBTQ Americans are Religious

Study: Half of LGBTQ Americans are Religious

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 30
A new study looking at faith across America's demographics has found that half of the LGBTQ community are religious.

Beware of COVID-19 Scams as Vaccine Approaches FDA Approval

Beware of COVID-19 Scams as Vaccine Approaches FDA Approval

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Colleen Long | Nov 30
The coronavirus vaccine inching toward approval in the U.S. is desperately anticipated by weary Americans longing for a path back to normal life. But criminals are waiting, too, ready to use that desperation to their advantage, federal investigators say.

Dictionary.com Picks 'Pandemic' as its 2020 Word of the Year

Dictionary.com Picks 'Pandemic' as its 2020 Word of the Year

NEWS | By Leanne Italie | Nov 30
Dictionary.com on Monday declared "pandemic" its 2020 word of the year.

Moderna Asking US, European Regulators to OK its Virus Shots

Moderna Asking US, European Regulators to OK its Virus Shots

NEWS | By Lauran Neergaard | Nov 30
Moderna Inc. said it would ask U.S. and European regulators to allow emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine as new study results confirm the shots offer strong protection, ramping up the race to begin limited vaccinations as the coronavirus rampage worsens

Biden Chooses an All-Female Senior White House Press Team

Biden Chooses an All-Female Senior White House Press Team

NEWS | By Alexandra Jaffe and Andrew Taylor | Nov 30
President-elect Joe Biden will have an all-female senior communications team at his White House, reflecting his stated desire to build out a diverse White House team as well as what's expected to be a return to a more traditional press operation.


Business

How Pharma Money Colors Operation Warp Speed's Quest to Defeat COVID-19

How Pharma Money Colors Operation Warp Speed's Quest to Defeat COVID-19

By Rachana Pradhan | Nov 30
Moderna board member Moncef Slaoui is playing a major role in Operation Warp Speed. But with options to buy more than 18,000 shares of the company, is it ethical?


Technology

For Big Tech, Biden Brings a New Era but No Ease in Scrutiny

For Big Tech, Biden Brings a New Era but No Ease in Scrutiny

PERSONAL TECH | By Marcy Gordon | Nov 28
Biden may aim to take a bite out of the dominance of Big Tech and may welcome an opportunity to work with the opposing side to curb the power of a common adversary.


Finance

With No Action by Washington, States Race to Offer Virus Aid

With No Action by Washington, States Race to Offer Virus Aid

NATIONAL | By Cedar Attanasio and Julie Carr Smyth | Nov 28
Faulting inaction in Washington, governors and state lawmakers are racing to get pandemic relief to small business owners, the unemployed, renters and others whose livelihoods have been upended.


Cars

GM Flips to California's Side in Pollution Fight with Trump

GM Flips to California's Side in Pollution Fight with Trump

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Nov 27
General Motors is switching sides in the legal fight against California's right to set its own clean-air standards, abandoning the Trump administration as the president's term nears its close.


Style

Eat, Drink and Be Merry: 9 Best Food and Drink Holiday Gifts

Eat, Drink and Be Merry: 9 Best Food and Drink Holiday Gifts

FOOD/DRINK | By Matthew Wexler | Nov 30
Let the gift-giving begin! Whether you're looking for comfort foods, stocking stuffers or healthy alternatives, 'tis the season for celebrating all things food and drink


Health/Fitness

Recovery Unplugged: What Gratitude Really Looks Like

Recovery Unplugged: What Gratitude Really Looks Like

HEALTH | By Jill Gleeson | Nov 28
"There's a split second when I wake up in the morning when I forget that I'm not waking up dope sick," says recovering addict Jonah Brooks. "Everything about my life is going so well, and it's just more beautiful than I ever thought possible."


Travel

Americans Risk Traveling Over Thanksgiving Despite Warnings

Americans Risk Traveling Over Thanksgiving Despite Warnings

HEALTH | By Lisa Marie Pane, Sophia Tulp | Nov 25
Millions of Americans took to the skies and the highways ahead of Thanksgiving at the risk of pouring gasoline on the coronavirus fire, disregarding increasingly dire warnings that they stay home and limit their holiday gatherings to members of their own


Nightlife

Can the Gay Adult Film Industry Solve Its Race Problem?

Can the Gay Adult Film Industry Solve Its Race Problem?

CULTURE | By Naveen Kumar | Nov 24
One former Black porn star says looking back after seven-plus years outside the industry, it's clear it was "a whole toxic environment of white supremacy and racism, completely all the time." Has anything changed?