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Ruling Opens Possibility Trans Teen Will Get Hormone Therapy

Ruling Opens Possibility Trans Teen Will Get Hormone Therapy

NEWS | Feb 17
A judge in Cincinnati granted custody of the 17-year-old to his grandparents Friday and said they have the right to determine what kind of care he pursues at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center's transgender program.

Florida, Angry and Grieving, Takes Gun Protest to Streets

Florida, Angry and Grieving, Takes Gun Protest to Streets

NEWS | By Jason Dearen, Allen Breed, and Tamara Lush | Feb 17
Thousands of angry students, parents and residents demanded stricter gun control laws Saturday as new details were revealed about the suspect accused of shooting and killed 17 people in a Florida high school.

Self-Proclaimed 'Icon' Adam Rippon Takes Final Olympic Skate

Self-Proclaimed 'Icon' Adam Rippon Takes Final Olympic Skate

NEWS | By Jake Seiner | Feb 17
Ever the showman, and with his trademark grace and flair, Rippon took his final skate of the Pyeongchang Olympics on Saturday. He finished 10th, a fine result for a 28-year-old who was never expected to medal.

Anger Bubbles Over at Funerals for Florida Shooting Victims

Anger Bubbles Over at Funerals for Florida Shooting Victims

NEWS | By Terry Spencer, Adriana Gomez Licon, and Tamara Lush | Feb 17
As families began burying their dead, authorities questioned whether they could have prevented the attack on a South Florida high school where a gunman took the lives of 14 students, the athletic director, a coach and a geography teacher.

Stars to Wear Black at UK Film Awards: Will Kate Join Them?

Stars to Wear Black at UK Film Awards: Will Kate Join Them?

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jill Lawless | Feb 17
Many female stars and other guests are expected to dress in monochrome for Sunday's ceremony as a statement of solidarity with victims of sexual harassment and abuse.

Trump Overreaches to Claim Indictment Proves 'No Collusion'

Trump Overreaches to Claim Indictment Proves 'No Collusion'

NEWS | By Zeke Miller | Feb 17
Trump's cheers of vindication Friday appeared to be more show than substance: The administration still harbors deep worries about the direction of Mueller's nine-month probe, which has shown no signs of abating.

Trump's Proposed Budget Would Slash HIV, Healthcare Funding

Trump's Proposed Budget Would Slash HIV, Healthcare Funding

This week, President Trump released a proposed budget that, if enacted, would sharply reduce global and domestic spending for HIV care and prevention.

Romney, Favored in Senate Bid, Could Take on Outsized Role

Romney, Favored in Senate Bid, Could Take on Outsized Role

NEWS | By Matthew Daly | Feb 17
His extensive resume has many Republicans looking to Romney to take on a role as Senate elder statesman and counterweight to a president many in the GOP see as divisive and undignified.

Indian Bigamist, Busted for Dowry Demand, Turns Out to Be Trans

Indian Bigamist, Busted for Dowry Demand, Turns Out to Be Trans

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Feb 17
Krishna Sen seemed to embody some of the worst behavior of the male sex: The woman he married in 2014 told police that he smoked, drank, and physically abused her as part of his demands for a dowry.

Tears, Exuberance as 'Black Panther' Opens Across Africa

Tears, Exuberance as 'Black Panther' Opens Across Africa

ENTERTAINMENT | By Cara Anna | Feb 17
"Black Panther" has burst onto the screen in Africa, handing a powerful response to the unfortunate remarks about the continent by President Donald Trump.


News

After the Shooting: Dealing With Grief and Guns

After the Shooting: Dealing With Grief and Guns

CRIME | Feb 17
As residents of Parkland Florida begin to deal with the aftermath of the deadliest school shooting in the U.S. in five years, members of Newtown, Conn. community share their views and dealing with grief and guns.


Entertainment

 Review :: Chess
New York City, NY

Review :: Chess

THEATRE | By Rachel Breitman | Feb 16
This Cold War story of two emotionally fraught chess matches has too many moving pieces.

 Review :: Homeland - The Complete Sixth Season

Review :: Homeland - The Complete Sixth Season

TELEVISION | By JC Alvarez | Feb 17
Get caught up on "Homeland" - The Complete Sixth Season available now on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD before the new season returns to Showtime with this 3-disc set featuring all episodes and bonus content.


Business

Of Mutual Interest: The Reaction After the Market's Plunge

Of Mutual Interest: The Reaction After the Market's Plunge

FINANCE | By Marley Jay | Feb 17
There were few warning signs before the stock market's plunge in early February, but so far, the slump hasn't changed investors' thinking very much.


Technology

Indictment: Social Media Firms Got Played by Russian Agents

Indictment: Social Media Firms Got Played by Russian Agents

PERSONAL TECH | By Matt O'Brien and Mae Anderson | Feb 17
The election-interference indictment brought by Robert Mueller, the U.S. special counsel, underscores how thoroughly social-media companies like Facebook and Twitter were played by Russian propagandists.


Finance

Buying A Home As An Unmarried Couple? Do These 3 Things

Buying A Home As An Unmarried Couple? Do These 3 Things

REAL ESTATE | By Beth Buczynski | Jan 27
Love and marriage don't always go together, no matter what Sinatra says. If you're in a committed relationship but nuptials are on the back burner, just know your dream of buying a home doesn't have to be.


Cars

Pyeongchang Olympics Showcases Korean Self-Driving Vehicles

Pyeongchang Olympics Showcases Korean Self-Driving Vehicles

AUTO NEWS | By Pietro Decristofaro and Youkyoung Lee | Feb 17
There's a competition at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics that has nothing to do with sports, and plenty to do with jousting between automakers and tech companies over autonomously driving vehicles.


Style

Acrylic Pour Painting: Go With the Flow

Acrylic Pour Painting: Go With the Flow

HOME | By Holly Ramer | Feb 17
As the name suggest, pour painting involves pouring rather than brushing paint onto a canvas to create swirling, abstract designs.


Travel

Despite Storms, 30M People Visited Caribbean Last Year

Despite Storms, 30M People Visited Caribbean Last Year

Feb 17
A record 30 million people visited the Caribbean last year, despite two devastating hurricanes that hit a region still struggling to recover, regional tourism officials said Thursday.


Nightlife

FUZZ @ The Alley Bar:  February 9, 2018

FUZZ @ The Alley Bar: February 9, 2018

PHOTO ALBUMS | Feb 13
DJ Taffy and DJ Brent Covington hosted FUZZ this past Friday night at Boston's The Alley Bar. See who came out.