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Gala Evening at La Scala Celebrates Culture over Extremism

Gala Evening at La Scala Celebrates Culture over Extremism

ENTERTAINMENT | By Colleen Barry | Dec 8
The gala season premiere of Puccini's "Tosca" starring Russian soprano Anna Netrebko and conducted by Riccardo Chailly received 15 minutes of applause in an evening that celebrated culture as a bulwark against political extremism.

Tensions As Yellow Vests Join French Retirement Protests

Tensions As Yellow Vests Join French Retirement Protests

NEWS | By Nadine Anchoui-Lesage and Mstyslav Chernov | Dec 8
Paris police skirmished Saturday with yellow vest activists who joined a wave of protests against the government's overhaul of France's retirement system, as highway blockades and train stoppages by other protesters disrupted weekend travel.

AP Fact Check: Trump and the People He Forgets He Knew

AP Fact Check: Trump and the People He Forgets He Knew

NEWS | By Calvin Woodward and Hope Yen | Dec 8
When certain associates and acquaintances of President Donald Trump get into hot water, he forgets he ever knew them.

UK Brexit Envoy Quits, Slamming Politicians' 'Half-Truths'

UK Brexit Envoy Quits, Slamming Politicians' 'Half-Truths'

NEWS | Dec 7
Britain's Brexit envoy in Washington has quit, saying she no longer wants to "peddle half-truths on behalf of a government I do not trust."

Billy Joel, Kardashians Diplo Descend on Miami for Art Basel

Billy Joel, Kardashians Diplo Descend on Miami for Art Basel

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kelli Kennedy | Dec 7
As gallerists and collectors descend on Miami's most prestigious art fair by day, the Hollywood crowd knows it's all about the exclusive after parties.

Buttigieg Calls on McKinsey to Release List of His Clients

Buttigieg Calls on McKinsey to Release List of His Clients

NEWS | By Ashley Thomas | Dec 7
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is calling on his former employer McKinsey & Co. to release a list of the clients he served and to free him from a nondisclosure agreement he signed when he worked there a decade ago.

The Women of 'Portrait of A Lady on Fire' Blaze A New Path

The Women of 'Portrait of A Lady on Fire' Blaze A New Path

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Dec 7
What's inside the frame and what's outside of it are electrifyingly synonymous in French filmmaker Céline Sciamma's "Portrait of a Lady on Fire."

'All Roads Lead to Putin': Impeachment Ties Ukraine, Russia

'All Roads Lead to Putin': Impeachment Ties Ukraine, Russia

NEWS | By Lisa Mascaro and Marie Clare Jalonick | Dec 7
House Democrats are bringing the impeachment focus back to Russia as they draft formal charges against President Donald Trump.

Netflix Executive Touts 'Golden Era' of Streaming Service

Netflix Executive Touts 'Golden Era' of Streaming Service

ENTERTAINMENT | By Susan Montoya Bryan | Dec 7
An executive with Netflix says the streaming giant has boosted its original content exponentially over the last several years and that will mean more action for its production hub in New Mexico.

New Hampshire to Supreme Court: Leave Nudity Laws to Locals

New Hampshire to Supreme Court: Leave Nudity Laws to Locals

NEWS | By Holly Ramer | Dec 7
There's no reason for the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on New Hampshire's "Free the Nipple" case, the state attorney general said this week.


News

Warren, Buttigieg Scrap Puts Democratic Divide on Display

Warren, Buttigieg Scrap Puts Democratic Divide on Display

POLITICS | By Will Weissert | Dec 7
Elizabeth Warren has spent weeks absorbing attacks from moderate rivals looking to blunt her surging campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination. Now, as the Massachusetts senator risks losing momentum, she's starting to hit back.


Entertainment

 Review :: Quixote Nuevo
New York City, NY

Review :: Quixote Nuevo

THEATRE | By James Wilkinson | Dec 2
Does the end justify the route you took to get there? The Huntington Theatre Company's production of "Quixote Nuevo" is like the pebble of snow that starts rolling at the top of the hill. On the way down it gathers momentum.

So, I've Heard... 'Feeling Good' this Season

So, I've Heard... 'Feeling Good' this Season

MUSIC | By Rob Lester | Dec 6
Good music in New York City's nightclubs offers endless opporTUNEities for feeling good, perhaps with even more awareness of that gratitude attitude instilled by the season.


Business

Lottery Group Agreed to Pay $1.5M More to Jackpot Winner

Lottery Group Agreed to Pay $1.5M More to Jackpot Winner

FINANCE | By Ryan J. Foley | Dec 7
A national lottery group agreed to pay $1.5 million to settle a lawsuit filed by an Iowa man who claimed that a $9 million jackpot he won in 2011 would have been bigger if the previous one hadn't been fixed by an insider.


Technology

Reddit Bans Accounts, Suspects Possible UK Vote Interference

Reddit Bans Accounts, Suspects Possible UK Vote Interference

PERSONAL TECH | By Danica Kirka | Dec 8
The prospect of Russian interference in Britain's election flared anew Saturday after the social media platform Reddit concluded that people from Russia leaked confidential British government documents on Brexit trade talks.


Finance

Biden Steps Up Hits on Buttigieg, Warren Over Health Care

Biden Steps Up Hits on Buttigieg, Warren Over Health Care

POLITICS | By Bill Barrow | Dec 4
Biden argued Tuesday that Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is riding his coattails in pushing for a "public option" government-insurance plan to be sold alongside private insurance.


Cars

Uber Weighs Next Steps after Jarring Sex Assault Report

Uber Weighs Next Steps after Jarring Sex Assault Report

AUTO NEWS | By Cathy Bussewitz and Tom Krisher | Dec 7
A day after Uber revealed that more than 3,000 riders and drivers were sexually assaulted last year while using its service, attention is turning to what's next for the ride-hailing giant and whether its plans to improve safety go far enough.


Style

Why Can it Be Hard to Stop Eating Even When You're Full?

Why Can it Be Hard to Stop Eating Even When You're Full?

FOOD/DRINK | Dec 7
In certain foods, a synergy between key ingredients can create an artificially enhanced palatability experience that is greater than any key ingredient would produce alone. Researchers call this hyperpalatability. Eaters call it delicious.


Travel

United Airline's Kirby to Take Over for CEO Oscar Munoz

United Airline's Kirby to Take Over for CEO Oscar Munoz

CORPORATE | By David Koenig, Michelle Chapman | Dec 7
Three years after being dumped by a rival, Scott Kirby will become the next CEO of United Airlines, where he has played a key role in leading a turnaround of the once-moribund carrier.


Nightlife

Drag Queens On Ice :: December 5, 2019

Drag Queens On Ice :: December 5, 2019

PHOTO ALBUMS | Dec 6
San Francisco's hottest drag queens glided onto the ice for Drag Queens On ice in Union Square. People were in for a treat as the drag queens took to the ice, many for their first time, as they skated and performed to holiday music.