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 US Bans Wechat, Tiktok from App Stores, Threatens Shutdowns

US Bans Wechat, Tiktok from App Stores, Threatens Shutdowns

NEWS | By Tali Arbel, Matt O'brien and Matt Ott | Sep 18
The U.S. Commerce Department said Friday it will ban Chinese-owned TikTok and WeChat from U.S. app stores on Sunday and will bar the apps from accessing essential internet services in the U.S.

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies at 87

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies at 87

NEWS | By Mark Sherman | Sep 18
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday at her home in Washington, the court says. She was 87.

Lil Nas X Teams Up with Designer Christian Cowan, Enlists Queer Youth for New Fashion Line

Lil Nas X Teams Up with Designer Christian Cowan, Enlists Queer Youth for New Fashion Line

STYLE | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Sep 18
Rapper Lil Nas X and designer Christian Cowan have unveiled their upcoming Spring 2021 line, which will feature Gus Kenworthy as a model.

Watch: In 'Fast Times at Ridgemont High' Vid, Shia LeBeouf Takes His Stoner Role Very Seriously

Watch: In 'Fast Times at Ridgemont High' Vid, Shia LeBeouf Takes His Stoner Role Very Seriously

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 18
Shia LaBeouf is trending on social media Friday for his "method"-styled performance as a stoner in the streamed table reading of "Fast Times at Ridgemont High."

The Pope Affirms LGBTQ Kids to Parents in Rome

The Pope Affirms LGBTQ Kids to Parents in Rome

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Sep 18
Pope Francis met with approximately 40 parents of LGBTQ children on Wednesday and said "the Church loves your children as they are, because they are children of God."

Watch: Jeremy Sry's Full-Body Resistance Band Workout

Watch: Jeremy Sry's Full-Body Resistance Band Workout

All you need is one pair of resistance bands to get this full body workout going.

911 Call: Jerry Falwell Jr. Injured While Drunk in Home

911 Call: Jerry Falwell Jr. Injured While Drunk in Home

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Sep 18
Disgraced Evangelical conservative Jerry Falwell Jr. allegedly fell and injured himself while drunk inside his home the week after news broke of his and wife Becki's extramarital affair with a pool boy.

Jason Momoa Chronicles Desert Breakdown on Instagram with 'Boyfriend'

Jason Momoa Chronicles Desert Breakdown on Instagram with 'Boyfriend'

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 18
Jason Momoa broke down in the desert yesterday, which gave him a moment to introduce his "boyfriend" to the world.

Watch: So-Called 'Captain America' In Jail after Tearing Down Pride Flag, Attempting Assault

Watch: So-Called 'Captain America' In Jail after Tearing Down Pride Flag, Attempting Assault

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 18
A homeless man known as "Captain America" because of his habit of wearing an American flag-like cape is behind bars after tearing down a restaurant's Pride flag and attempting to assault the owner.

Chris Evans Finally Responds to Explicit Pic He Leaked with Poignant Message

Chris Evans Finally Responds to Explicit Pic He Leaked with Poignant Message

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 18
A few days after he accidentally shared an X-rated photo saved to his camera roll on his Instagram Stories, actor Chris Evans is finally responding to the blunder — but with a poignant message.


News

Gay Marriages Rise 5 Years After Supreme Court Ruling

Gay Marriages Rise 5 Years After Supreme Court Ruling

NATIONAL | By Mike Scheider | Sep 18
Five years after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriages around the U.S., more than a half million households are made up of married same-sex couples, according to figures the U.S. Census Bureau released Thursday.


Business

US Banning Use of WeChat, TikTok for National Security

US Banning Use of WeChat, TikTok for National Security

INTERNATIONAL | By Matt Ott | Sep 18
The U.S. will ban the downloads of the Chinese apps TikTok and WeChat on Sunday, with a total ban on the use of the latter, citing national security and data privacy concerns.


Technology

Solace: The App That Supports Transitioning, One Step at a Time

Solace: The App That Supports Transitioning, One Step at a Time

HEALTH | By Merryn Johns | Sep 17
A support system, advocacy portal and resource guide, Solace empowers transgender individuals through their transition through a tech-savvy and easy-to-use app.


Cars

Consumer Prices Up 0.4% in August as Used Car Prices Surge

Consumer Prices Up 0.4% in August as Used Car Prices Surge

AUTO NEWS | By Martin Crutsinger | Sep 14
U.S. consumer prices rose 0.4% in August as used car prices surged by the largest amount in 51 years, the Labor Department reported Friday.


Style

Pumpkin Spice, Oh So Nice! 9 Must-Try Seasonal Treats

Pumpkin Spice, Oh So Nice! 9 Must-Try Seasonal Treats

FOOD/DRINK | By Matthew Wexler | Sep 18
It's that time of year where pumpkin spice flavors appear in everything from coffee and doughnuts to candy confections. Here are nine ways to get your pumpkin spice fix this fall.


Health/Fitness

Making Gyms Safer: Why the Virus Is Less Likely to Spread There Than in a Bar

Making Gyms Safer: Why the Virus Is Less Likely to Spread There Than in a Bar

HEALTH | By Will Stone | Sep 18
The fitness industry has begun to push back at the pandemic-driven perceptions and prohibitions. "We should not be lumped with bars and restaurants," says an executive from the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association.


Nightlife

The Phoenix: Erectile Dysfunction Has Met Its Match

The Phoenix: Erectile Dysfunction Has Met Its Match

HEALTH | Sep 15
For the first time, acoustic wave technology for treating ED is now available in an at-home product, The Phoenix. The results? Let's just say they rise above expectation.