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New York City, NY

Soap Hunk Van Hansis to Host Annual Ugly Holiday Sweater Party and Big Gay Toy Drive

NIGHTLIFE | Dec 1
Four time Emmy-nominated actor Van Hansis will be on hand to host the Gay Toy Drive and Ugly Holiday Sweater Party in New York. The annual event, thrown by The Men Event, will take place on Thursday, December 8.

Olympic Hero Michael Phelps Looks to Dip his Toes in Tech

ENTERTAINMENT | By Michael Liedtke | Dec 3
Michael Phelps wants to dive into Silicon Valley's investment opportunities as he tries to make the transition from Olympic swimming star and product pitchman to entrepreneur.

How DirecTV Now Compares to Other Online TV Services

ENTERTAINMENT | By Tali Arbel | Dec 3
DirecTV Now is the latest online TV service to offer an alternative to cable or satellite packages that can easily cost about $100 a month.

Duterte Says Trump Wished his Drug Crackdown 'Success'

NEWS | By Jim Gomez | Dec 3
President Rodrigo Duterte said Saturday Donald Trump wished his deadly crackdown on illegal drugs would succeed during a telephone call.

US Health Care Tab Hits $3.2T; Fastest Growth in 8 Years

NEWS | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Dec 3
The nation's health care tab grew at the fastest rate in eight years in 2015, driven by the coverage expansion in President Barack Obama's law and by costly prescription drugs, the government said Friday.

Famously Cold N. Dakota Winter Menaces Pipeline Protest Camp

NEWS | By James MacPherson | Dec 3
So far, the hundreds of protesters fighting the Dakota Access pipeline have shrugged off the heavy snow, icy winds and frigid temperatures that have swirled around their large encampment on the North Dakota grasslands.

How a Trump Administration Could Shape the Internet

NEWS | By Tali Arbel | Dec 3
Under a President Donald Trump, cable and phone companies could gain new power to influence what you do and what you watch online - not to mention how much privacy you have while you're at it.

For Now, Trump Bears Signs of a Dealmaker, Not a Policymaker

NEWS | By Josh Boak | Dec 3
It's a freewheeling style that President-elect Donald Trump used to stop Carrier from shipping 800 jobs from an Indiana factory to Mexico. And it marks a radical shift from the measured words and scripted events that typify most presidents-elect.

Q&A: Sonia Braga Plays The Role of her Life at 66

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sigal Ratner-Arias | Dec 3
While female actors are fighting for more and better roles in Hollywood, Sonia Braga got the part of her life at 66 in Kleber Mendonça Filho's "Aquarius".

Shots Fired, But at Who? J. Cole's Track Has People Guessing

A track off J. Cole's forthcoming album has some people playing the guessing game on who he's taking shots at.

State Department Ordered To Reconsider Passport Rules

NEWS | By John McDonald | Dec 3
A district court in Colorado ruled against the U.S. State Department for denying a passport to an intersex Navy veteran.


Entertainment

Madonna Raises $7.5M for Malawi, Slams Trump in Miami Show

CELEBRITIES | By Kelli Kennedy | Dec 3
Madonna kissed Ariana Grande, repeatedly criticized President elect Donald Trump and said she was ashamed to be an American in a magnetic performance in Miami on Friday night where she raised more than $7.5 million for the African nation of Malawi.


Business

Sprint Spokesperson Appears Alongside Husband in New Ad

CORPORATE | By Tucker Berardi | Dec 3
Paul Marcarelli, the spokesperson for Sprint and ex-spokesperson for Verizon, just starred in a holiday ad alongside his husband Ryan.


Finance

Giving the Gift of Financial Well-Being at the Holidays

SAVING | By Sarah Skidmore Sell | Dec 3
Instead of the latest toy or gadget, some people are trying to give their loved ones more financial security this holiday season.


Style

Top 10 Signs You're a Foodie

FOOD/DRINK | Dec 2
If you've used the terms amuse bouche, cassoulet or petit fours without sweating, own a sauté pan and snap 45 pictures of food a week, congratulations... you're officially a foodie.


Travel

6 Destinations for Christmas Sparkle

By Beth J. Harpaz | Dec 2
Christmas lights, towering trees and elaborate gingerbread creations are everywhere this time of year. Here are a few favorite places around the country to enjoy holiday sparkle and fun.


Nightlife

New York City, NY

Lips, NYC's Drag Show Palace, Celebrates a Rockin' Holiday Season with 'Christmas Spectacular'

LOCAL EVENTS | Nov 30
Lips, New York's ultimate drag show palace and restaurant is celebrating the holiday season with "Christmas Spectacular," a live drag show every Tuesday night during the month of December.

Sandra Bernhard Brings 'Sandra Monica Blvd: Coast to Coast' to LA

SPECIAL EVENTS | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 2
The inimitable Sandra Bernhard will debut her all new show "Sandra Monica Blvd: Coast to Coast" at The Sorting Room.