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SAGE Launches SAGEConnect to Combat Social Isolation for LGBT Elders
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SAGE Launches SAGEConnect to Combat Social Isolation for LGBT Elders

NEWS | Apr 6
SAGE has launched a program that matches LGBT elders with volunteer community members and allies in the midst of the national pandemic.

Biden vs. Trump: General Election Battle Is Now Set

Biden vs. Trump: General Election Battle Is Now Set

NEWS | By Steve Peoples | Apr 8
Barring unforeseen disaster, Joe Biden will represent the Democratic Party against President Donald Trump this fall, the former vice president's place on the general election ballot cemented Wednesday by Bernie Sanders' decision to end his campaign.

Linda Tripp, Whose Tapes Exposed Clinton Affair, Dies at 70

Linda Tripp, Whose Tapes Exposed Clinton Affair, Dies at 70

NEWS | Apr 8
Linda Tripp, whose secretly taped conversations with former White House intern Monica Lewinsky provided evidence of an affair with President Bill Clinton that led to his impeachment, died Wednesday. She was 70.

Countries Start Thinking about Easing Up on Restrictions

Countries Start Thinking about Easing Up on Restrictions

NEWS | By Marina Villenueve and Lori Hinnant | Apr 8
Even as coronavirus deaths mount across Europe and New York, the U.S. and other countries are starting to contemplate an exit strategy and thinking about a staggered and carefully calibrated easing of the restrictions designed to curb the scourge.

Doctor's Death Highlights Limits of Coronavirus Death Count

Doctor's Death Highlights Limits of Coronavirus Death Count

NEWS | By Jim Mustian | Apr 8
As the coronavirus bore down on New York, Dr. Doug Bass' family begged him to work from home. He refused, pointing to his patients at Phoenix House, a drug and alcohol treatment center where he served as medical director.

Mnuchin Says Direct Deposits Out Next Week for Virus Aid

Mnuchin Says Direct Deposits Out Next Week for Virus Aid

NEWS | By Lisa Mascaro and Jill Colvin | Apr 8
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is telling House Democrats that direct deposits to Americans will begin next week under the coronavirus aid package.

No Boston Pops this Spring

No Boston Pops this Spring

The Boston Pops will not be performing their scheduled 2020 spring season, the Boston Symphony announced today. The decision to cancel the season marks only the second time in the orchestra's 135 history when they were forced to cancel performances.

 Broadway Stays Dark; BET Plans All-Star Coronavirus Special

Broadway Stays Dark; BET Plans All-Star Coronavirus Special

Broadway producers have extended the suspension of all shows on the Great White Way, saying musical and plays will stay shuttered through June 7 in accordance with latest medical guidance.

Sanders Drops 2020 Bid, Leaving Biden as Likely Nominee

Sanders Drops 2020 Bid, Leaving Biden as Likely Nominee

NEWS | By Will Weissert | Apr 8
Sen. Bernie Sanders, who saw his once strong lead in the Democratic primary evaporate as the party's establishment lined swiftly up behind rival Joe Biden, ended his presidential bid on Wednesday.

Porn Use is Up, Thanks to the Pandemic

Porn Use is Up, Thanks to the Pandemic

Not all businesses are experiencing a downturn. The world's largest pornography website, Pornhub, has reported large increases in traffic

Trump Pushes Chloroquine While Swedish Doctors Discontinue its Use

Trump Pushes Chloroquine While Swedish Doctors Discontinue its Use

NEWS | Apr 8
"What do you have to lose?" asks President Trump about the use of chloroquine on COVID-19 patients. After 2 weeks of using it Sweden, doctors discontinue its use due to side effects.


News

Fauci Notes COVID-19 Outcome Disparities, Recalls AIDS Crisis

Fauci Notes COVID-19 Outcome Disparities, Recalls AIDS Crisis

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 8
Dr. Anthony Fauci took note of how COVID-19 is hitting African Americans harder than than other demographics, and compared that to the AIDS crisis in the 1980s.


Entertainment

 Review :: Dolittle

Review :: Dolittle

MOVIES | By JC Alvarez | Apr 8
A family film for all ages, "Dolittle" stars Robert Downey, Jr. as the unflappable vet who can talk to the animals. The remake comes home on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital and features plenty of bonus content to enjoy together!


Business

Liz Weston: What to Do When You Can't Pay Your Bills

Liz Weston: What to Do When You Can't Pay Your Bills

FINANCE | By Liz Weston, NerdWallet | Apr 8
If you're in a situation where you can't pay all your bills, or likely to be there soon, you may have some options to limit the damage to your finances.


Technology

CDC Weighs Loosening Guidelines for Some Exposed to Virus

CDC Weighs Loosening Guidelines for Some Exposed to Virus

SCIENCE | By Zeke Miller | Apr 8
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is considering changing its guidelines for self-isolation to make it easier for those who have been exposed to someone with the coronavirus to return to work.


Finance

Ptown Select Board Member Ignites Controversy with Viral Post

Ptown Select Board Member Ignites Controversy with Viral Post

NATIONAL | Mar 30
Travel to Provincetown during the COVID-19 crisis became an issue this past week when Select Board member Lise King "posted a Facebook message on Thursday that she found painful to write.


Cars

Fiat Chrysler Recalls Vehicles to Fix Backup Camera Displays

Fiat Chrysler Recalls Vehicles to Fix Backup Camera Displays

AUTO NEWS | Apr 8
Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 365,000 vehicles mainly in North America because the rear view camera image can stay illuminated longer than allowed.


Style

5 Ways to Revitalize a Room

5 Ways to Revitalize a Room

HOME | By Andrew Villagomez | Apr 8
An affordable refresh and reorganizing can breathe new life into your daily routine. Consider revamping a home workspace, organizing the bedroom or adding an accessory to your bathroom. A fresh look may offer a fresh perspective on the future.


Health/Fitness

Staying Sober During COVID-19: How Music and Recovery Unplugged Can Help

Staying Sober During COVID-19: How Music and Recovery Unplugged Can Help

HEALTH | By Jill Gleeson | Apr 8
"Find a go-to song that gives you faith and motivation, that changes your mood to help get you through," says Recovery Unplugged co-founder and vision leader Paul Pellinger.


Travel

Puerto Rico Wants Flight Ban From U.S. Hot Spots

Puerto Rico Wants Flight Ban From U.S. Hot Spots

Apr 8
Puerto Rico's governor is asking federal officials to ban all flights from U.S. cities with a high number of coronavirus cases to help prevent the spread in the U.S. territory.


Nightlife

'One Magical Weekend' Canceled for 2020

'One Magical Weekend' Canceled for 2020

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 3
The annual "One Magical Weekend" event that brings LGTBQ revelers to Orlando from around the world has been canceled for 2020, organizers of the event said in a release.