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In Bolsonaro's Brazil, Everyone Else Is to Blame for Virus

In Bolsonaro's Brazil, Everyone Else Is to Blame for Virus

NEWS | By David Biller | May 25
With Brazil emerging as one of the world's most infected countries, President Jair Bolsonaro is deflecting all responsibility for the coronavirus crisis, casting blame on mayors, governors, an outgoing health minister and the media.

UK Leader's Aide Says He Won't Quit Over Lockdown Road Trip

UK Leader's Aide Says He Won't Quit Over Lockdown Road Trip

NEWS | By Jill Lawless | May 25
British leader Boris Johnson's powerful chief aide insisted Monday that he wouldn't resign for driving the length of England while the country was under strict lockdown — a trip he made without informing the prime minister first.

Biden Makes 1st In-Person Appearance in More than 2 Months

Biden Makes 1st In-Person Appearance in More than 2 Months

NEWS | By Will Weissert | May 25
Joe Biden made his first in-person appearance in more than two months on Monday as he marked Memorial Day by laying a wreath at a veterans park near his Delaware home.

Brian May Reveals Recent Heart Attack, Says He's Good Now

Brian May Reveals Recent Heart Attack, Says He's Good Now

ENTERTAINMENT | May 25
Queen guitarist Brian May says he recently had three stents put in after experiencing "a small heart attack."

Trump Threatens to Move RNC Without Assurances From Governor

Trump Threatens to Move RNC Without Assurances From Governor

NEWS | By Jonathan Drew | May 25
President Donald Trump threatened Monday to pull the Republican National Convention out of North Carolina if the state's Democratic governor doesn't immediately sign off on allowing a full-capacity gathering in August.

Japanese Pro-Wrestler in Popular Reality Show Dies at 22

Japanese Pro-Wrestler in Popular Reality Show Dies at 22

NEWS | May 25
Hana Kimura, a Japanese pro-wrestler who appeared in the latest series of the popular reality show "Terrace House," has died. She was 22.

Police: 'Baskets' Actor Wounded Woman, Fatally Shot Himself

Police: 'Baskets' Actor Wounded Woman, Fatally Shot Himself

NEWS | May 25
A Kentucky actor who appeared on the FX series "Baskets," and had been recently released on a rape charge shot and wounded a woman before killing himself, officers said.

States Give Few Details on Billions Spent on Virus Supplies

States Give Few Details on Billions Spent on Virus Supplies

NEWS | By David A. Lieb | May 25
States are spending billions of dollars stocking up on medical supplies such as masks and breathing machines during the coronavirus pandemic. But more than two months into the buying binge, many aren't sharing details about how much they're spending.

Trump Doubles Up with Maryland, Virginia Memorial Day Events

Trump Doubles Up with Maryland, Virginia Memorial Day Events

NEWS | By Darlene Superville | May 25
President Donald Trump booked back-to-back Memorial Day appearances despite the coronavirus pandemic, at Arlington National Cemetery and at a historic fort in Baltimore.

Lock Your Cars! Vehicle Theft Spikes in COVID-19 Pandemic

Lock Your Cars! Vehicle Theft Spikes in COVID-19 Pandemic

NEWS | By Stefanie Dazio | May 25
The coronavirus hasn't been kind to car owners.


News

Slightly Used News :: May 25, 2020

Slightly Used News :: May 25, 2020

NATIONAL | May 25
"The Stud" closes (maybe), Hydroxygate goes nuclear, and how to protect yourself in a bar fight. All this and more in this week's "Slightly Used News" - tune in now!


Entertainment

WWE Superstar Daria Berenato Launches LGBTQ Clothing Line

WWE Superstar Daria Berenato Launches LGBTQ Clothing Line

FASHION | By Merryn Johns | May 25
WWE wrestler and mixed martial artist. Fashion entrepreneur. LGBTQ role model. It seems like nothing is out of reach for Daria Berenato, the first openly gay female wrestler in WWE history.


Business

What Could Replace the Electoral College?

What Could Replace the Electoral College?

LEGAL | May 26
The Electoral College system makes it possible for candidates to win the presidency without a majority of votes. But there are other ways of doing it.


Technology

Virus Stalls Work to Keep Alive a Rare Rhino Subspecies

Virus Stalls Work to Keep Alive a Rare Rhino Subspecies

SCIENCE | By Joe Mwihia and Khaled Kazziha | May 25
It's not quite a case of coitus interruptus, but efforts to create a very special baby are definitely on hold. Blame the pandemic.


Cars

Edmunds: Best Updated Cars for 2020

Edmunds: Best Updated Cars for 2020

AUTO NEWS | By Reese Counts | May 25
A refresh varies from minor design tweaks to new engines and improved in-car tech. It's a way to keep a vehicle looking and feeling fresh after a few years on the market.


Travel

In Race for Tourism, Greece Reopens Cafes, Island Ferries

In Race for Tourism, Greece Reopens Cafes, Island Ferries

By Derek Gatopoulos | May 25
Greece restarted regular ferry services to its islands Monday, and cafes and restaurants were also back open for business as the country accelerated efforts to salvage its tourism season.


Nightlife

COVID-19 Leads to Closure of the Stud, SF's Oldest LGBT Bar

COVID-19 Leads to Closure of the Stud, SF's Oldest LGBT Bar

LATEST NEWS | By John Ferranini | May 21
The Stud, San Francisco's oldest continuously-operating LGBT club, will be closing its doors permanently, according to a news release from Honey Mahogany, a co-owner of the South of Market establishment.