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Harmony CBD: Necessity is the Mother of Invention

Harmony CBD: Necessity is the Mother of Invention

HEALTH_FITNESS | By Matthew Wexler | Aug 5
A desperately sick child. A mother who refused to take "no" for an answer. It was this call to action that motivated the launch of Harmony CBD, an organic American hemp company.

'Ellen Show' DJ Tony Okungbowa Says He Felt 'Toxicity' on Set

'Ellen Show' DJ Tony Okungbowa Says He Felt 'Toxicity' on Set

Tony Okungbowa, who served as the DJ on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" for a number of years, took to Instagram Tuesday to responded to the toxic workplace allegations made against the talkshow in the past week.

HIV Knowledge Doesn't Always Change Teen Behavior: Peers Matter

HIV Knowledge Doesn't Always Change Teen Behavior: Peers Matter

NEWS | Aug 5
Against the background of rising HIV incidence and disappointing behavior change interventions in Malawi, a group of researchers designed a study to identify where the gap could be.

'We Are No Less American': Deaths Pile Up on Texas Border

'We Are No Less American': Deaths Pile Up on Texas Border

HEALTH_FITNESS | By Paul J. Weber | Aug 5
On America's southern doorstep, the Rio Grande Valley, the U.S. failure to contain the pandemic has been laid bare. The results have been deadly.

'Who's the Boss?' Gets Reboot with Tony Danza, Alyssa Milano

'Who's the Boss?' Gets Reboot with Tony Danza, Alyssa Milano

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lynn Elber | Aug 5
A brand new life is ahead for the vintage sitcom "Who's the Boss?" and its devoted fans.

Disney to Release 'Mulan' on Streaming Service, for a Price

Disney to Release 'Mulan' on Streaming Service, for a Price

"Mulan" is no longer headed for a major theatrical release. The Walt Disney Co. said Tuesday that it will debut its live-action blockbuster on its subscription streaming service, Disney+, on Sept. 4.

Fox News Channel Viewers Tune Out for John Lewis' Funeral

Fox News Channel Viewers Tune Out for John Lewis' Funeral

NEWS | By David Bauder | Aug 5
Fox News Channel viewers are usually a loyal bunch, but thousands looked for the "off" switch during last week's telecast of civil rights icon John Lewis' funeral.

Neil Young Sues Trump Campaign, Deriding Use of Famous Tunes

Neil Young Sues Trump Campaign, Deriding Use of Famous Tunes

NEWS | By Larry Neumeister | Aug 5
Neil Young sued President Donald Trump's reelection campaign Tuesday for copyright infringement, saying he doesn't want his music used as a theme song for a "divisive un-American campaign of ignorance and hate."

Rapper Kanye West Files in Wisconsin to Run for President

Rapper Kanye West Files in Wisconsin to Run for President

NEWS | Aug 5
Rapper Kanye West filed signatures in Wisconsin Tuesday to run for president as an independent candidate in November.

Trump Encourages Mail Voting in Key Battleground Florida

Trump Encourages Mail Voting in Key Battleground Florida

NEWS | By Kevin Freking | Aug 5
In an abrupt reversal, President Donald Trump now is encouraging voters in the critical swing state of Florida to vote by mail after months of criticizing the practice, and only days after threatening to sue Nevada over a new vote-by-mail law.


News

Professor Who Allegedly Died of COVID-19 Doesn't Exist

Professor Who Allegedly Died of COVID-19 Doesn't Exist

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Aug 4
A Twitter account for @sciencing_bi — a queer, Indigenous professor at Arizona State University who had allegedly "died from COVID-19" on Friday — is no longer active because the academic apparently does not exist.



Entertainment

Review: 'Julia Scotti: Funny That Way' - Elder Trans Comic Gets Last Laugh

Review: 'Julia Scotti: Funny That Way' - Elder Trans Comic Gets Last Laugh

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 5
"Julia Scotti: Funny That Way" is a triumph not only for the comedian herself, but for audiences who need to hear from trans people about their own lived experiences... and who, not incidentally, need a good laugh.



Cars

Plug It In: Electric Car Charging Station Numbers Are Rising

Plug It In: Electric Car Charging Station Numbers Are Rising

CARS | By Tom Krisher | Aug 3
There are now 26,000 electric vehicle charging stations open to the public in the U.S., with more than 84,000 plugs. But the country, and the world, will need thousands more.



Style

Taste Test: 10 LGBTQ-Helmed Restaurants to Eat at Right Now

Taste Test: 10 LGBTQ-Helmed Restaurants to Eat at Right Now

STYLE | By Matthew Wexler | Aug 5
Check out some of our favorite LGBTQ chefs and restaurateurs, and if you live nearby, consider ordering take-out or socially distant dining.



Health/Fitness

Trump Nursing Home Plan Limits Supply of Free COVID-19 Tests

Trump Nursing Home Plan Limits Supply of Free COVID-19 Tests

HEALTH_FITNESS | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Aug 4
A program that sounded like a game changer when it was announced last month at the White House is now prompting concerns that it could turn into another unfulfilled promise for nursing homes



Travel

Another Cruise Ship in Norway Stalled Over Virus Case

Another Cruise Ship in Norway Stalled Over Virus Case

TRAVEL | By Jan M. Olsen | Aug 5
A cruise ship carrying more than 200 people docked in a Norwegian harbor Wednesday and ordered to keep everyone on board after a passenger from a previous trip tested positive for the coronavirus upon returning home to Denmark.



Nightlife

Summer Flashback: Fire Island

Summer Flashback: Fire Island

Fire Island remains one of the major summer destinations as the place to relax and party during summer. But this year public events are out, officially at least. Here's a look back at some of them - from drag flotillas to beach parties.