Gay Phoenix: The Latest

Britain's Prince Andrew Denies Knowledge of Epstein's Vrimes

Britain's Prince Andrew Denies Knowledge of Epstein's Vrimes

NEWS | By Mike Corder | Aug 25
Britain's Prince Andrew responded to intense media scrutiny of his links to Jeffrey Epstein by issuing a statement Saturday denying any knowledge of criminal behavior by his one-time friend.

Powerful, Obscure Law is Basis for Trump 'order' on Trade

Powerful, Obscure Law is Basis for Trump 'order' on Trade

BUSINESS | By Zeke Miller | Aug 25
President Donald Trump is threatening to use the emergency authority granted by a powerful but obscure federal law to make good on his tweeted "order" to U.S. businesses to cut ties in China amid a spiraling trade war between the two nations.

Plácido Domingo to Perform for First Time Since Accusations

Plácido Domingo to Perform for First Time Since Accusations

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 25
Plácido Domingo returns to the stage at the Salzburg Festival on Sunday in his first appearance since nine women accused him of sexual harassment in a report by The Associated Press.

Ex-Rep. Joe Walsh to Challenge Trump in 2020 GOP Primary

Ex-Rep. Joe Walsh to Challenge Trump in 2020 GOP Primary

NEWS | Aug 25
Joe Walsh, a former Illinois congressman ad tea party favorite turned radio talk show host, announced a longshot challenge Sunday to President Donald Trump for the Republican nomination in 2020, saying the incumbent is "completely unfit" for office.

Elizabeth Warren's Rise Started by Looking At the Bottom

Elizabeth Warren's Rise Started by Looking At the Bottom

NEWS | By Sharon Cohen | Aug 25
As a young scholar, Elizabeth Warren traveled to federal courthouses, studying families overwhelmed by debt. She tried to answer one question: Why were these folks going bankrupt?

Sheriff's Office: LA Deputy Lied About Being Shot by Sniper

Sheriff's Office: LA Deputy Lied About Being Shot by Sniper

NEWS | Aug 25
Authorities say a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy who said he was shot in a station parking lot was lying.

Ex-Congressman Gary Ackerman Accused of Violating A Teenager

Ex-Congressman Gary Ackerman Accused of Violating A Teenager

NEWS | Aug 25
Former U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman is being called a sexual "predator" in a lawsuit accusing the New York Democrat of violating a teenager at a Boy Scout camp five decades ago.

Brazilian Troops Begin Deploying to Fight Amazon Fires

Brazilian Troops Begin Deploying to Fight Amazon Fires

NEWS | By Marcelo Silva de Sousa | Aug 25
Backed by military aircraft, Brazilian troops on Saturday were deploying in the Amazon to fight fires that have swept the region and prompted anti-government protests as well as an international outcry.

Key West Tropical Heat Kickoff Pool Party @ Island House

Key West Tropical Heat Kickoff Pool Party @ Island House

NIGHTLIFE | Aug 25
Island House hosted a great pool party to kick off this year's Key West Tropical Heat.

Singer Eddie Money Says He Has Stage 4 Esophageal Cancer

Singer Eddie Money Says He Has Stage 4 Esophageal Cancer

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 25
Eddie Money says he has stage 4 esophageal cancer. The singer known for such hits as "Two Tickets to Paradise" and "Take Me Home Tonight" says his fate is in "God's hands."


Entertainment

Disney Teases 'Star Wars,' 'Frozen 2,' More at Convention

Disney Teases 'Star Wars,' 'Frozen 2,' More at Convention

MOVIES | By Lindsey Bahr | Aug 25
Disney kicked things off with "Star Wars," revealing glimpses of some new footage from "Star Wars: Episode IX — The Rise of Skywalker." The film, which hits theaters Dec. 20, ends the Skywalker saga that began over 40 years ago.


Business

Jewish Groups Speaking Out Against Trump Immigration Policy

Jewish Groups Speaking Out Against Trump Immigration Policy

LEGAL | By Sophia Tareen | Aug 25
From fiery protests outside detention centers in Texas, New Jersey and Rhode Island to a sit-in that blockaded an Amazon store in New York, a fledgling coalition of liberal Jewish groups is increasingly making itself heard.


Technology

UN: Possible to Eradicate Malaria, but Probably Not Soon

UN: Possible to Eradicate Malaria, but Probably Not Soon

SCIENCE | By Maria Cheng | Aug 25
The World Health Organization says it's theoretically possible to wipe out malaria, but probably not with the imperfect vaccine and other control methods being used at the moment.


Finance

A Brush With a Notorious Cat, My Rabies Education and the Big Bill That Followed

A Brush With a Notorious Cat, My Rabies Education and the Big Bill That Followed

HEALTH | By Caitlin Hillyard | Aug 22
What I learned, besides fascinating facts about rabies, its transmission and the horrible ways one can die from it, was that any one of us is a mere cat scratch away from financial peril if we aren't lucky enough to have good health insurance.


Style

PopUps: Justin Bieber Shows Off 'Impeccable' Style

PopUps: Justin Bieber Shows Off 'Impeccable' Style

CELEBRITIES | Aug 23
Taking to Instagram earlier this week, pop star Justin Bieber shared a few photos with his fans, declaring his "style is impeccable."


Health/Fitness

Molly to Treat PTSD? Some Experts Say Yes

Molly to Treat PTSD? Some Experts Say Yes

HEALTH | By Will Stone | Aug 23
Scientists are testing how pharmaceutical-grade MDMA can be used in combination with psychotherapy to help patients with a severe form of PTSD that has not responded to other treatments.


Travel

My 'LGBTQIAPK' Week at Sea with VACAYA

My 'LGBTQIAPK' Week at Sea with VACAYA

By Matthew Wexler | Aug 23
VACAYA's inaugural cruise offered a catch-all for queer travelers. Here's one guest's experience of his week at sea.


Nightlife

Northalsted Market Days

Northalsted Market Days

PHOTO ALBUMS | Aug 25
Market Days, The Boystown street festival, had many highlights with Mayor Lori Lightfoot joining Deborah Cox and Sheila E on the Bud Light Stage to dance, and Jake Shears from the Scissor Sisters shutting the night down.