Gay Phoenix: The Latest

Impeachment Inquiry Puts Spotlight on Perry, Who Shunned It

Impeachment Inquiry Puts Spotlight on Perry, Who Shunned It

NEWS | By Ellen Knickmeyer | Oct 19
Long after more flamboyant colleagues flamed out of President Donald Trump's favor amid ethics scandals, low-profile and folksy Rick Perry survived in the Cabinet in part by steering clear of controversy. Until now.

Analysis: Confronted by Impeachment, Trump Adds to the Chaos

Analysis: Confronted by Impeachment, Trump Adds to the Chaos

NEWS | By Julie Pace | Oct 19
The impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump has thrust Washington into a political crisis. And Trump keeps adding to the chaos.

UK Lawmakers Vote to Delay Final Brexit Decision Again

UK Lawmakers Vote to Delay Final Brexit Decision Again

NEWS | By Jill Lawless and Mike Corder | Oct 19
A defiant Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Saturday that he would resist attempts to delay Britain's departure from the European Union beyond the end of the month, after Parliament postponed a decision on whether to back his Brexit deal.

Wisconsin Students Walk Out to Protest Racial Slur Firing

Wisconsin Students Walk Out to Protest Racial Slur Firing

NEWS | By Todd Richmond | Oct 19
Students at a Wisconsin high school skipped class Friday and marched through the streets of the state capital to protest the firing of a black security guard who was terminated for repeating a racial slur while telling a student not to call him that word.

'Final Straw': GOP Ex-Ohio Gov. Kasich Supports Impeachment

'Final Straw': GOP Ex-Ohio Gov. Kasich Supports Impeachment

NEWS | By Alexandra Jaffe | Oct 19
Former Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who ran against President Donald Trump in the 2016 Republican primary, said Friday that he supports impeaching the president — but isn't ready to call for his removal from office.

Border Patrol's Growing Presence at Hospitals Creates Fear

Border Patrol's Growing Presence at Hospitals Creates Fear

NEWS | By Adriana Gomez Licon | Oct 19
An armed Border Patrol agent roamed the hallways of an emergency room in Miami on a recent day as nurses wheeled stretchers and medical carts through the hospital and families waited for physicians to treat their loved ones.

Police Get Cooling Off Period Before Questioned in Shootings

Police Get Cooling Off Period Before Questioned in Shootings

NEWS | By Lisa Marie Pane | Oct 19
After a police officer fatally shoots someone, it can take days or even weeks before the public or his supervisors hear the officer's version of what happened. In many states, that so-called cooling off period is carved out in state law or in a police de

Jane Fonda Returns to Civil Disobedience for Climate Change

Jane Fonda Returns to Civil Disobedience for Climate Change

ENTERTAINMENT | By Ellen Knickmeyer | Oct 19
Inspired by the climate activism of a Swedish teenager, Jane Fonda said Friday that she is returning to civil disobedience nearly a half-century after she was last arrested at a protest.

Gabbard Fires Back at Clinton Suggestion She's Russia's Pawn

Gabbard Fires Back at Clinton Suggestion She's Russia's Pawn

NEWS | By Hunter Woodall | Oct 19
It's Hillary Clinton vs. Tulsi Gabbard on the sidelines of the 2020 presidential race. The Hawaii congresswoman fought back unsparingly after Clinton appeared to call her "the favorite of the Russians" in a recent interview.

Trump Outstripping Obama on Pace of Executive Orders

Trump Outstripping Obama on Pace of Executive Orders

NEWS | By Kevin Freking | Oct 19
It wasn't too long ago that Donald Trump derided presidential executive orders as "power grabs" and a "basic disaster." He's switched sides in a big way: In each year of his presidency, he has issued more executive orders than did former President Obama.


News

Not Real News: A Look At What Didn't Happen This Week

Not Real News: A Look At What Didn't Happen This Week

NATIONAL | By Beatrice Dupuy, Arijeta Lajka, and Amanda Seitz | Oct 19
None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the real facts.


Business

Trump Administration Defends Its Get-Tough Trade Policies

Trump Administration Defends Its Get-Tough Trade Policies

FINANCE | By Martin Crutsinger and Bani Sapra | Oct 19
The Trump administration is defending its get-tough approach to trade against widespread attacks from America's trading partners while at the same time arguing that many countries must increase government spending to boost global growth.


Technology

Google Affiliate Begins Drone Deliveries in Virginia Town

Google Affiliate Begins Drone Deliveries in Virginia Town

PERSONAL TECH | By Rachel Lerman | Oct 19
A Google affiliate started using drones Friday to deliver customers' Walgreens and FedEx purchases in a test being run in a Virginia town.


Finance

Patients Eligible For Charity Care Instead Get Big Bills

Patients Eligible For Charity Care Instead Get Big Bills

HEALTH | By Jordan Rau | Oct 16
Under the Affordable Care Act, nonprofit hospitals are required to provide free or discounted care to patients of meager incomes — or risk losing their tax-exempt status. These price breaks can help people avoid financial catastrophe.


Cars

Workers Celebrate Deal with GM, Show Union Power in Industry

Workers Celebrate Deal with GM, Show Union Power in Industry

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Oct 17
On the picket lines at a General Motors transmission plant in Toledo, Ohio, passing cars honked and striking workers celebrated a tentative contract deal by munching on 10 pizzas dropped off by a supporter.


Style

Move over, Honeycrisp: New Apple to Debut At Grocery Stores

Move over, Honeycrisp: New Apple to Debut At Grocery Stores

FOOD/DRINK | By Nicholas K. Geranios | Oct 19
They call it the Cosmic Crisp. It's not a video game, a superhero or the title of a Grateful Dead song. It's a new variety of apple, coming to a grocery store near you Dec. 1.


Travel

Oahu: 72 Hours in the Heart of Hawaii

Oahu: 72 Hours in the Heart of Hawaii

By Matthew Wexler | Oct 18
Our essential guide for things to do on Oahu, from shopping and beaches to terrific restaurants and one of the best beachfront hotels.


Nightlife

Frank Ocean To Launch LGBTQ Dance Night in NYC in Honor of PrEP

Frank Ocean To Launch LGBTQ Dance Night in NYC in Honor of PrEP

CELEBRITIES | By Sam Cronin | Oct 17
Frank Ocean's Blonded brand is set to host a queer club night called PrEP+, so named for the HIV prevention drugs, and to imagine what the 80s would have been like if PrEP had existed then.