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Catch the Inaugural Glow Festival this Week at Oberon
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Catch the Inaugural Glow Festival this Week at Oberon

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 24
This Thursday OBERON presents the inaugural Glow Festival with Justin Vivian Bond. See who else is coming to the Cambridge venue.

Bieber Cancels Rest of Tour for 'Unforeseen Circumstances'

Bieber Cancels Rest of Tour for 'Unforeseen Circumstances'

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 24
Justin Bieber is canceling the rest of his Purpose World Tour "due to unforeseen circumstances."

Trump Tells Reporter to be 'Quiet'

Trump Tells Reporter to be 'Quiet'

NEWS | Jul 24
President Donald Trump told a reporter asking questions Monday to be "quiet."

Hilary Duff Thankful No One Hurt in Burglary at Home

Hilary Duff Thankful No One Hurt in Burglary at Home

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 24
A representative for Hilary Duff calls a burglary at the star's Beverly Hills home "a scary and upsetting situation."

Watch: Actor Ezra Miller Kisses Fanboy at Comic-Con

Watch: Actor Ezra Miller Kisses Fanboy at Comic-Con

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 24
Ezra Miller made things extra exciting at San Diego Comic-Con this year when he unexpectedly locked lips with a fan.

Britain Eases Rules for MSM to Donate Blood

Britain Eases Rules for MSM to Donate Blood

NEWS | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 24
The UK government has changed the rules regarding blood donations by men who have sex with men (MSM). From now on, they will be able to donate blood within three months of sexual activity, instead of 12 months.

NOT REAL NEWS: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

NEWS | Jul 24
A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media.

Doctors Without Borders Says New UNAIDS Report Fails Those in West and Central Africa

Doctors Without Borders Says New UNAIDS Report Fails Those in West and Central Africa

NEWS | Jul 24
UNAIDS says that more than half of all people with HIV are now on treatment. But Doctors Without Borders say they are failing to factor continued support for those in West and Central Africa.

GOP Health Bill Still a Mystery Before Planned Vote

GOP Health Bill Still a Mystery Before Planned Vote

BUSINESS | By Hope Yen | Jul 24
The Senate will move forward with a key vote this week on a Republican health bill but it's not yet known whether the legislation will seek to replace President Barack Obama's health care law or simply repeal it.

Watch: Teaser for Upcoming Jeffrey Dahmer Film Released

Watch: Teaser for Upcoming Jeffrey Dahmer Film Released

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 24
A new teaser trailer for the upcoming Jeffrey Dahmer film starring Disney actor Ross Lynch debuted over the weekend.

HIV Experts Make Call for Continued Global HIV Funding

HIV Experts Make Call for Continued Global HIV Funding

NEWS | Jul 24
HIV experts joined forces in an official press conference at the 9th IAS Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2017) today to issue a strong call for a renewed global commitment to funding for HIV research and programs.


News

Only in Florida: Man Arrested for Indecent Exposure, Claims His Moods Tell Him to Strip

Only in Florida: Man Arrested for Indecent Exposure, Claims His Moods Tell Him to Strip

CRIME | Jul 24
"I get naked when I get really happy or really sad," said John Walter Lee Gill, of St. Petersburg, Florida. Lee's comments were capture in a police report documenting his arrest for indecent exposure and obstruction.


Entertainment

 Review :: Mamma Mia!
New York City, NY

Review :: Mamma Mia!

THEATRE | By J. Peter Bergman | Jul 24
Mamma Mia! plays at Capital Repertory Theatren in Albany through August 13.

 Review :: Spoon. Blue Hills Pavilion. July 21, 2017

Review :: Spoon. Blue Hills Pavilion. July 21, 2017

MUSIC | By Brian Schutter | Jul 24
Spoon came on and played an excellent set with a good mixture of songs from their albums.


Business

USS Constitution Returns to Boston's Waters After Repairs

USS Constitution Returns to Boston's Waters After Repairs

CORPORATE | By Crystal Hill | Jul 24
The undocking of "Old Ironsides" on Sunday marked the end of restoration work that started two years ago, officials said. A celebration was held at the USS Constitution Museum.


Technology

U.S. Says Ban on Laptops in Airplane Cabins Has Been Lifted

U.S. Says Ban on Laptops in Airplane Cabins Has Been Lifted

PERSONAL TECH | By David Koenig | Jul 24
The ban on laptops in the cabins of planes flying from the Middle East to the U.S. is over, as federal officials say that large airports in the region have taken other steps to increase security.


Cars

Lyft Forms Own Autonomous Vehicle Unit, Will Open Network

Lyft Forms Own Autonomous Vehicle Unit, Will Open Network

AUTO NEWS | Jul 24
Lyft said Friday that it is setting up its own unit to develop autonomous vehicle technology, but its approach will be different from other companies and partnerships working on self-driving cars.


Health/Fitness

Girl's HIV Infection Seems Under Control Without AIDS Drugs

Girl's HIV Infection Seems Under Control Without AIDS Drugs

AIDS | By Marilynn Marchione | Jul 24
A South African girl born with the AIDS virus has kept her infection suppressed for more than eight years after stopping anti-HIV medicines, more evidence early treatment can occasionally cause a long remission that, if it lasts, would be a form of cure.


Travel

Check In to Get Away: Zion Park Aims to Require Reservations

Check In to Get Away: Zion Park Aims to Require Reservations

By Lindsay Whitehurst | Jul 24
It would be a first for a U.S. national park: requiring reservations to get in. But it's an option that Zion National Park is considering to manage an overwhelming surge of visitors to its sweeping red-rock vistas and canyons in Utah.


Nightlife

Ali Forney Center's Oasis Party @ The Lighthouse :: July 19, 2017
New York City, NY

Ali Forney Center's Oasis Party @ The Lighthouse :: July 19, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jul 20
The Ali Forney Center held its annual summer benefit Oasis Party at The Lighthouse, Chelsea Piers with performances by Sherry Vine, Ginger Minj and music by The Misshapes.

Watch: Demi Lovato's New Music Video for 'Sorry Not Sorry'

Watch: Demi Lovato's New Music Video for 'Sorry Not Sorry'

MUSIC | Jul 22
Upon release last week, Lovato's new single "Sorry Not Sorry" hit Top 5 on the iTunes US charts.