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Netflix Subscriber Drop Hints at Streaming-Service Fatigue

Netflix Subscriber Drop Hints at Streaming-Service Fatigue

TECHNOLOGY | By Mae Anderson | Jul 20
A dramatic slowdown in worldwide growth at Netflix — including the first quarterly drop in its U.S. subscribers since 2011 — is raising questions about just how much are people willing to pay for streaming services.

Polish City's First LGBT Pride Parade Disrupted

Polish City's First LGBT Pride Parade Disrupted

NEWS | Jul 20
Police in eastern Poland say they detained a number of people who verbally abused and tried to block participants in the first LGBT pride parade held in a city that hosted far-right marches in the past.

Co-Stars Say Huffman Remorseful for Role in College Case

Co-Stars Say Huffman Remorseful for Role in College Case

NEWS | Jul 20
Felicity Huffman's co-stars in a new Netflix movie say they found her remorseful about her role in a college admissions scandal.

Is Google Watching Your Every Porn-Surfing Move?

Is Google Watching Your Every Porn-Surfing Move?

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 20
You might think that using "incognito" mode is a good way to secure a little privacy while seeing what's new in porn online, but that's not necessarily the case, a new study reveals.

Lawyers: Actor is a Victim, So Special Prosecutor Not Needed

Lawyers: Actor is a Victim, So Special Prosecutor Not Needed

NEWS | Jul 20
Lawyers for Jussie Smollett on Friday filed motions contending that because the actor was the victim of an attack earlier this year in Chicago a judge should reverse his decision to appoint a special prosecutor.

South Bend Police to Get Body Camera Upgrades After Shooting

South Bend Police to Get Body Camera Upgrades After Shooting

NEWS | Jul 20
The Indiana city where Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is mayor is updating its police officers' body camera technology following the recent fatal police shooting of a black man.

Star Trio from 'Knots Landing' Keep Each Other in Stitches

Star Trio from 'Knots Landing' Keep Each Other in Stitches

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mike Cidoni Lennox | Jul 20
Nearly 40 years after first forging their friendship while working together on the nighttime soap "Knots Landing," actresses Joan Van Ark, Michele Lee and Donna Mills are now more than just friends — they're a sister act.

As Pam Grier Celebrates 70, She Finds Peace Off the Grid

As Pam Grier Celebrates 70, She Finds Peace Off the Grid

ENTERTAINMENT | By John CaruccI | Jul 20
Pam Grier's role as the owner of a hardware store in rural Nebraska in the ABC sitcom "Bless This Mess" isn't a complete departure for the film legend.

In Reversal, Trump Disavows Criticism of Chanting Crowd

In Reversal, Trump Disavows Criticism of Chanting Crowd

NEWS | By Alan Fram, Darlene Superville and Jonathan Lemire | Jul 20
President Donald Trump has reversed his previous criticisms of a North Carolina campaign crowd that chanted "send her back" about a Somali-born congresswoman.

Campaigning from Behind: Lower-Tier 2020ers Seek Comeback

Campaigning from Behind: Lower-Tier 2020ers Seek Comeback

NEWS | By Will Weissert | Jul 20
As her campaign bus trundled along Interstate 80 toward the Michigan-Ohio border, Kirsten Gillibrand was offering wedding planning advice to one of her presidential campaign staffers who recently got engaged.


News

Trump Says He's Trying to Bring Rapper A$AP Rocky Home

Trump Says He's Trying to Bring Rapper A$AP Rocky Home

INTERNATIONAL | By Jill Colvin | Jul 20
Urged on by the first lady and celebrities including Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West, President Donald Trump said Friday he is trying to help free rapper A$AP Rocky, who has been held in police custody in Sweden for weeks.


Entertainment

 Review :: RENT PARTY
New York City, NY

Review :: RENT PARTY

THEATRE | By Rob Urbinati | Jul 18
A small, charming, doll-house replica of row of tenements houses on a block in Harlem in the 1920s is the entire set for The Tank's production of Amina Henry's new play, a sweet, if slight story of three children helping to put together a "rent party."

 Review :: Trixie Mattel: Moving Parts

Review :: Trixie Mattel: Moving Parts

MOVIES | By Roger Walker-Dack | Jul 20
This profile on a "Ru Paul's Drag Race" winner is refreshingly honest, and if you were not already a fan, you will be one after seeing this.


Business

Buried in Opioids, Sickened Community Eyes Drugmakers' Role

Buried in Opioids, Sickened Community Eyes Drugmakers' Role

CORPORATE | By Angie Wang and John Minchillo | Jul 20
The numbers are staggering: An average yearly total of 107 opioid pills per resident were distributed over a seven-year period in this rural Appalachian county. Five children in one elementary school class were said to have lost a parent to overdoses.


Technology

Richard Branson Inspired by Apollo, His Own Space Shot Soon

Richard Branson Inspired by Apollo, His Own Space Shot Soon

SCIENCE | By Marcia Dunn | Jul 20
Virgin Galactic's Richard Branson said Thursday his spaceship has just a few more test flights before he jumps on board for the first tourist trip.


Cars

Corvette Goes Mid-Engine for First Time to Raise Performance

Corvette Goes Mid-Engine for First Time to Raise Performance

AUTO SHOWS | By Tom Krisher | Jul 20
When you first lay eyes on the new 2020 Corvette, a modern version of the classic American sports car isn't the first thing that pops into your head. Instead, you think Lamborghini, Lotus, McLaren.


Style

These Purchases Give American Shoppers the Greatest Rush of Happiness

These Purchases Give American Shoppers the Greatest Rush of Happiness

FASHION | Jul 20
Have you ever bought something just to feel that sudden rush of post-purchase happiness? According to new research, 66 percent of Americans have bought an item solely to feel the rush of buying something.


Health/Fitness

Addiction Times Two: How Recovery Unplugged Heals Polysubstance Dependence

Addiction Times Two: How Recovery Unplugged Heals Polysubstance Dependence

HEALTH | By Jill Gleeson | Jul 19
Party drugs like crystal meth, Special K, GHB and ecstasy are frequently combined for more intense or longer-lasting highs. Whether they're consumed together by design or accidentally, the results can be deadly.


Travel

At 301 Years Old, New Orleans Never Looked So Good

At 301 Years Old, New Orleans Never Looked So Good

By Joseph Pedro | Jul 19
New Orleans may reign supreme as the South's go-to party destination, but its history, diversity of cultures, LGBTQ friendliness, and "lay-say le bon tom roo-lay" attitude keeps visitors coming back.


Nightlife

San Diego Pride Celebration  @ Balboa Park :: July 13 -14, 2019

San Diego Pride Celebration @ Balboa Park :: July 13 -14, 2019

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jul 16
San Diego held its LGBTQ Pride celebration at Balboa Park with four stages and over 100 performers and community activists.