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Art Exhibit in Chadwick Boseman's Hometown Honors Legacy

Art Exhibit in Chadwick Boseman's Hometown Honors Legacy

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sarah Blake Morgan | Oct 24
There's a hole in Anderson, South Carolina. It opened suddenly in August when Chadwick Boseman, one of the city's favorite sons and an international star for his role as the Black Panther, died after a quiet battle with cancer at just 43 years old.

Arnold Schwarzenegger Feels 'Fantastic' After Heart Surgery

Arnold Schwarzenegger Feels 'Fantastic' After Heart Surgery

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 24
Arnold Schwarzenegger says he is feeling "fantastic" after his recent heart surgery.

As Trump Casts Doubt on Election, New Agency Contradicts Him

As Trump Casts Doubt on Election, New Agency Contradicts Him

NEWS | By Ben Fox | Oct 24
Earlier this month, President Donald Trump was predicting on Twitter that this election would be "the most corrupt" in American history. A day later, the head of an obscure government agency he created offered a much different message.

Thirstrapping: Russell Tovey's Engagement Woes

Thirstrapping: Russell Tovey's Engagement Woes

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 24
Out British actor Russell Tovey isn't sure if he's engaged to personal trainer Steve Brockman.

Winter Is Coming for Bars. Here's How to Save Them. And Us.

Winter Is Coming for Bars. Here's How to Save Them. And Us.

NIGHTLIFE | By Elisabeth Rosenthal | Oct 24
Should the government pay bars, many restaurants and event venues to close for the winter? Some experts say yes.

In Memoir, Matthew McConaughey Says He was 'Molested' at Age 18

In Memoir, Matthew McConaughey Says He was 'Molested' at Age 18

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 23
In his new memoir, actor Matthew McConaughey revealed that he was "molested as a teenager by another man."

Niecy Nash Isn't Worried About Losing Fans After Same-Sex Marriage

Niecy Nash Isn't Worried About Losing Fans After Same-Sex Marriage

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 23
Niecy Nash isn't worried about losing fans because she married a woman.

Washington State Discovers First 'Murder Hornet' Nest in US

Washington State Discovers First 'Murder Hornet' Nest in US

NEWS | By Nicholas K. Geranios | Oct 23
Scientists have discovered the first nest of so-called murder hornets in the United States and plan to wipe it out Saturday to protect native honeybees, officials in Washington state said.

Fiasco Over Pope's Cut Civil Union Quote Intensifies Impact

Fiasco Over Pope's Cut Civil Union Quote Intensifies Impact

NEWS | By Nicole Winfield | Oct 23
The world premiere of a documentary on Pope Francis was supposed to have been a bright spot for a papacy locked down by pandemic and besieged by a corruption scandal, recalling Francis' glory days travelling the world to bless the oppressed.

Even With ACA's Fate in Flux, Open Enrollment Starts Soon. Here's What's New.

Even With ACA's Fate in Flux, Open Enrollment Starts Soon. Here's What's New.

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Julie Appleby | Oct 23
Facing a pandemic, record unemployment and unknown future costs for COVID-19 treatments, health insurers selling Affordable Care Act plans to individuals reacted by lowering rates in some areas and, overall, issuing only modest premium increases for 2021.


News

Trump, Biden Lawyer Up, Brace for White House Legal Battle

Trump, Biden Lawyer Up, Brace for White House Legal Battle

POLITICS | By Alanna Durkin Richer and Eric Tucker | Oct 23
President Donald Trump's and Democratic rival Joe Biden's campaigns are assembling armies of powerful lawyers for the possibility that the race for the White House is decided not at the ballot box but in court.


Entertainment

Review: Laura Benanti Lights Up the Final Episode of BGMC's 'Celebrity Spotlight' Series
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Review: Laura Benanti Lights Up the Final Episode of BGMC's 'Celebrity Spotlight' Series

THEATRE | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 22
Broadway star Laura Benanti lends her glorious soprano voice to the Boston Gay Men's Chorus for Episode 3 of the "Celebrity Spotlight" series.

Chelsea Handler's Personal 'Evolution' Inspires New Special

Chelsea Handler's Personal 'Evolution' Inspires New Special

CELEBRITIES | By Gary Gerard Hamilton | Oct 23
When Chelsea Handler decided to pursue therapy, the comic may not have realized the level of introspection she'd encounter.


Finance

Judge Slams DeVos for Rejecting 94% of Loan Relief Claims

Judge Slams DeVos for Rejecting 94% of Loan Relief Claims

NATIONAL | By Collin Binkley | Oct 21
Months after vowing to process a backlog of 160,000 requests for loan forgiveness from students who say they were defrauded by their schools, the U.S. Education Department has rejected 94% of claims it has reviewed.


Cars

Tesla 'Full Self-Driving' Vehicles Can't Drive Themselves

Tesla 'Full Self-Driving' Vehicles Can't Drive Themselves

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Oct 23
Tesla sent out its "full self-driving" software to a small group of owners who will test it on public roads. But buried on its website is a disclaimer that the $8,000 system doesn't make the vehicles autonomous.


Style

5 Halloween Cocktails Straight Out of Your Nightmares

5 Halloween Cocktails Straight Out of Your Nightmares

FOOD/DRINK | Oct 23
It's that time of the year again! In case 2020 isn't scary enough for you - here are five Halloween cocktails straight out of your nightmares!


Health/Fitness

Top 10 Ways People Are Preparing for the Cold Season

Top 10 Ways People Are Preparing for the Cold Season

HEALTH | Oct 23
Ditching dairy products, upping your turmeric intake and soaking in the tub with bath salts are everyday rituals to keep on your radar if you want to feel better prepared for this cold season, according to medical officials.


Travel

New York State of Mind: A Solo Gay Getaway

New York State of Mind: A Solo Gay Getaway

By Matthew Wexler | Oct 23
A solo trip to the Hudson Valley offers one writer the opportunity to ponder his queerness among cemeteries, towering sculptures and a stroll down Main Street.


Nightlife

ACLU Analysis Finds Decriminalizing Sex Work Improves Public Health and Public Safety

ACLU Analysis Finds Decriminalizing Sex Work Improves Public Health and Public Safety

CRIME | Oct 21
Sex workers have been saying they face significant violence from police and clients for decades and it is time that we all listen to these voices when determining how to improve safety for sex workers," says an ACLU representative.