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Michigan Man in 1995 Murder Case Released From Prison

Michigan Man in 1995 Murder Case Released From Prison

NEWS | Aug 22
A Michigan man convicted in the 1995 killing of a man who expressed romantic interest in him on national television has been released from prison.

Watch: MTV Dating Show 'Undressed' Features Transgender Man

Watch: MTV Dating Show 'Undressed' Features Transgender Man

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 22
MTV's new reality dating show "Undressed" will feature a number of people partnered up, looking for love, including a transgender man named Blake.

Coal CEO Expected Trump Help, but Administration Said No

Coal CEO Expected Trump Help, but Administration Said No

BUSINESS | By Jeff Horowitz, Michael Biesecker,and Matthew Daly | Aug 22
The Trump administration has rejected a coal industry push to win a rarely used emergency order protecting coal-fired power plants, a decision contrary to what one coal executive said the president personally promised him.

Slain Woman Became Anti-violence Activist After Sister Died

Slain Woman Became Anti-violence Activist After Sister Died

NEWS | By Dave Collins | Aug 22
A woman who was found slain along with her young daughter last week had become an anti-domestic violence activist after her sister was killed four years ago, and authorities allege both women were killed by their boyfriends.

Record $417M Award in Lawsuit Linking Baby Powder to Cancer

Record $417M Award in Lawsuit Linking Baby Powder to Cancer

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Michael Balsamo | Aug 22
A Los Angeles jury on Monday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay a record $417 million to a hospitalized woman who claimed in a lawsuit that the talc in the company's iconic baby powder causes ovarian cancer when applied regularly for feminine hygiene.

Joss Whedon's Ex-Wife Alleges Infidelity in Scathing Essay

Joss Whedon's Ex-Wife Alleges Infidelity in Scathing Essay

NEWS | Aug 22
The ex-wife of director Joss Whedon writes in a scathing essay that the filmmaker known for holding up feminist ideals "is not who he pretends to be."

German Police Seize Thousands of 'Trump' Ecstasy Tablets

German Police Seize Thousands of 'Trump' Ecstasy Tablets

NEWS | Aug 22
German police say they have seized thousands of tablets of the party drug ecstasy in the shape of Donald Trump's head, a haul with an estimated street value of 39,000 euros ($45,900.)

50 Years After Her Death, Gay Icon Dorothy Parker Trends on Twitter

50 Years After Her Death, Gay Icon Dorothy Parker Trends on Twitter

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 22
"Who is Dorothy Parker?" is a question most gay people under fifty might ask. But a better question might be: "Where would gay culture be without her?"

Writers in the Loft Features Karin Slaughter's 'The Good Daughter'

Writers in the Loft Features Karin Slaughter's 'The Good Daughter'

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 22
The Music Hall's Writers in the Loft series welcomes to the stage the Karin Slaughter, internationally bestselling author of "The Kept Woman" and "Pretty Girls," on Wednesday, August 23.

NBC's Gay-Themed 'Xena' Reboot is No More

NBC's Gay-Themed 'Xena' Reboot is No More

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 22
It looks like NBC's "Xena: The Warrior Princess" reboot, where its titular character would be in a same-sex relationship, is officially dead.


Entertainment

 Review :: The Terms of My Surrender
New York City, NY

Review :: The Terms of My Surrender

THEATRE | By Brooke Pierce | Aug 17
Documentarian and activist Michael Moore is now debuting on Broadway in "The Terms of My Surrender," aiming his one-man show squarely at an audience that is liberal and Democratic.

 Review :: Guardians of the Galaxy - Vol. 2

Review :: Guardians of the Galaxy - Vol. 2

MOVIES | By Michael Cox | Aug 22
Spaceship battles and mega-slayings are accompanied by a kick-ass soundtrack, but the main theme of Marvel Studios' sequel is coming to terms with family - both the one you're born into and the one you choose.


Business

Verizon Tweaks Prices, Cuts Video Quality on Unlimited Plans

Verizon Tweaks Prices, Cuts Video Quality on Unlimited Plans

CORPORATE | Aug 22
Verizon is raising the price of its unlimited plan while introducing a slightly cheaper, more limited version as wireless carriers battle each other for customers.


Technology

UK Promises to Prosecute Online Hate Crimes Vigorously

UK Promises to Prosecute Online Hate Crimes Vigorously

PERSONAL TECH | By Danica Kirka | Aug 22
British authorities are promising to prosecute hate crimes committed online as vigorously as those that take place face-to-face, recognizing the growth of hate speech on social media and the potential for such crimes to affect large numbers of people.


Finance

Officials: 'No Foreigners' Sale Sign Violates Civil Rights

Officials: 'No Foreigners' Sale Sign Violates Civil Rights

HOME | Aug 9
A veteran's front-yard sign advertising the sale of his home violates state and federal anti-discrimination laws because it indicates the owner won't sell to foreigners, according to Michigan Department of Civil Rights officials.


Cars

New Ford CEO Says Company Will Balance Present with Future

New Ford CEO Says Company Will Balance Present with Future

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Aug 21
The new CEO of Ford Motor Co. says the company isn't taking its eyes off the present as it prepares for transportation in the future.


Travel

Beautiful Bruges: Discovering Belgium's Old-World Past

Beautiful Bruges: Discovering Belgium's Old-World Past

By John Marshall | Aug 22
Walking through central Bruges is like a romantic journey into the past. With centuries-old gabled buildings lining a web of canals and cobblestone streets, the vibe is quintessential old-world Europe.


Nightlife

August 19 Fire Island Pines Pool Party to Benefit HRC
New York City, NY

August 19 Fire Island Pines Pool Party to Benefit HRC

LOCAL EVENTS | Aug 16
In response to the mounting assault on human rights by the Trump/Pence administration, Fire Island Pines is doing what a popular gay resort community does best -- throw a party.

'RuPaul's Drag Race' Winner Sasha Velour to Headline Benefit for Homeless LGBTQ Youth

'RuPaul's Drag Race' Winner Sasha Velour to Headline Benefit for Homeless LGBTQ Youth

CELEBRITIES | Aug 21
"RuPaul's Drag Race" Season 9 winner Sasha Velour and 30 iconic drag queens and kings will be on hand to perform for an evening benefiting the homeless LGBTQ youth of the Ali Forney Center.