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PopUps: Miley Cyrus is Very Happy with Liam Hemsworth's...Area

PopUps: Miley Cyrus is Very Happy with Liam Hemsworth's...Area

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 19
She's just being Miley!

3 Facial Plastic Surgery Predictions for 2019

3 Facial Plastic Surgery Predictions for 2019

STYLE | Dec 19
Facial plastic surgeons are taking out their crystal balls to share a glimpse of what we will see more, or less of, in the coming year in cosmetic surgery.

Colorado Baker Back in Court Over 2nd LGBT Bias Allegation

Colorado Baker Back in Court Over 2nd LGBT Bias Allegation

NEWS | By Colleen Slevin | Dec 19
Attorneys for a Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple on religious grounds argued in federal court the state is punishing him again over his refusal to bake a cake celebrating a gender transition.

Cuba Eliminates Gay Marriage Language from New Constitution

Cuba Eliminates Gay Marriage Language from New Constitution

NEWS | By Michael Weissenstein and Andrea Rodriguez | Dec 19
Cuba's government said Tuesday that language promoting the legalization of gay marriage will be removed from the draft of a new constitution after widespread popular rejection of the idea.

Official Suspended, Accused of Harassing Transgender Student

Official Suspended, Accused of Harassing Transgender Student

NEWS | By John Raby | Dec 19
A West Virginia high school assistant principal who told a transgender male student "you freak me out" and questioned his choice of bathrooms has been suspended — a move the American Civil Liberties Union said didn't go far enough.

Tom Hanks, Rob Reiner and More Stars Mourn Penny Marshall

Tom Hanks, Rob Reiner and More Stars Mourn Penny Marshall

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 19
Celebrities offer their thanks, remembrances and condolences on the death of actress-director Penny Marshall, who died Monday at 75.

Pope Accepts Resignation of LA Bishop Accused of Misconduct

Pope Accepts Resignation of LA Bishop Accused of Misconduct

NEWS | By Nicole Winfield | Dec 19
Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of a Los Angeles auxiliary bishop, Monsignor Alexander Salazar, following allegations of misconduct with a minor in the 1990s, officials said Wednesday.

With 'Bumblebee,' John Cena Finds His Stride in Hollywood

With 'Bumblebee,' John Cena Finds His Stride in Hollywood

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Dec 19
John Cena doesn't believe in ego. How could he when he's used to tens of thousands of WWE fans chanting "John Cena sucks" every time he walks out to the ring?

'Laverne' Role Gave Marshall Springboard to Historic Career

'Laverne' Role Gave Marshall Springboard to Historic Career

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Dec 19
Penny Marshall was typically self-effacing whenever her brother, the late filmmaker Garry Marshall, proudly boasted that his sister was the first female director to direct a $100 million box-office hit.

Funding Government Without Border Wall Appears Back on Table

Funding Government Without Border Wall Appears Back on Table

NEWS | By Lisa Mascaro, Matthew Daly and Catherine Lucey | Dec 19
President Donald Trump appeared to back off his demand for $5 billion to build a border wall, signaling for the first time that he might be open to a deal that would avoid a partial government shutdown.


News

Trump Says He's Eager to Sign Sweeping Criminal Justice Bill

Trump Says He's Eager to Sign Sweeping Criminal Justice Bill

NATIONAL | By Kevin Freking | Dec 19
The Senate passed a sweeping criminal justice bill Tuesday that addresses concerns that the nation's war on drugs had led to the imprisonment of too many Americans for non-violent crimes without adequately preparing them for their return to society.


Entertainment

'Broadway @ The Huntington' Returns With Two-Time Tony Winner Christine Ebersole on January 26
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'Broadway @ The Huntington' Returns With Two-Time Tony Winner Christine Ebersole on January 26

THEATRE | Dec 13
Two-time Tony Award-winning actress Christine Ebersole performs at the Huntington Theatre Company for one night only alongside SIRIUS/XM Radio star Seth Rudetsky as music director and host on Saturday, January 26 at the BCA's Calderwood Pavilion.

 Review :: The Happytime Murders

Review :: The Happytime Murders

MOVIES | By Michael Cox | Dec 19
Take the hardboiled crime fiction of Raymond Chandler, pump up the violence and show all the sex that Chandler merely hinted at, and then add puppets, and you have this adult comedy.


Business

Federal Court Says NY Ban on Nunchucks Unconstitutional

Federal Court Says NY Ban on Nunchucks Unconstitutional

LEGAL | By Deepti Hajela | Dec 19
A 1974 New York state ban on nunchucks that was put into place over fears that youth inspired by martial arts movies would create widespread mayhem is unconstitutional under the Second Amendment, a federal court has ruled.


Technology

Democrats Fight over Who Owns Data Ahead of 2020

Democrats Fight over Who Owns Data Ahead of 2020

PERSONAL TECH | By Bill Barrow | Dec 19
Democratic National Committee officials and a group of state party leaders are trying to resolve an increasingly ugly dispute over how the party manages and pays for the voter data used in campaigns.


Finance

Health Suffers Deep in the Troubled Heart of Texas

Health Suffers Deep in the Troubled Heart of Texas

POLITICS | By Sharon Jayson | Dec 18
The booming $1.8 trillion Texas economy rivals that of many countries and puts the state at the top of a host of rankings. But the familiar Texas braggadocio disappears when it comes to health care.


Cars

Elon Musk Unveils Underground Tunnel, Offers Rides to VIPs

Elon Musk Unveils Underground Tunnel, Offers Rides to VIPs

AUTO NEWS | By Amanda Lee Myers | Dec 19
Elon Musk unveiled his underground transportation tunnel on Tuesday, allowing reporters and invited guests to take some of the first rides in the revolutionary albeit bumpy subterranean tube.


Health/Fitness

For the Asking: When Drugmakers Help Pay the Bill

For the Asking: When Drugmakers Help Pay the Bill

HEALTH | By Sarah Jane Tribble | Dec 18
When financial incentives like copay coupons and debit cards won't work, pharmaceutical companies sometimes will write a check — what they call direct reimbursement — to make sure a loyal patient will stay on a high-cost, brand-name drug.


Travel

Dutch Court Upholds Ban on New Tourist Stores

Dutch Court Upholds Ban on New Tourist Stores

Dec 19
The Netherlands' highest administrative court has upheld an Amsterdam municipality ban on new stores in the city's historic heart that sell goods specifically to tourists.


Nightlife

Code Red Aids Fundraiser @ The Foundry Philadelphia

Code Red Aids Fundraiser @ The Foundry Philadelphia

PHOTO ALBUMS | Dec 16
Code Red, a fundraiser supporting the fight against HIV and AIDS, was held at the Foundry inside the Fillmore. This event surpassed all previous records of not only attendance, but also money raised, over $40,000, which is twice the amount from last year.