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Whitney Houston Makes History with 3rd Diamond Album

Whitney Houston Makes History with 3rd Diamond Album

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mesfin Fekadu | Oct 28
The late Whitney Houston has earned her third diamond-certified album, becoming the first Black artist to achieve the feat.

Jon Stewart Will be Back in the Host's Chair for Apple TV+

Jon Stewart Will be Back in the Host's Chair for Apple TV+

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 28
Jon Stewart is returning to TV, more than five years after bowing out as host of "The Daily Show" and with a new home at Apple TV+.

Collins Votes Against Barrett, Heads Home to Save Senate Job

Collins Votes Against Barrett, Heads Home to Save Senate Job

NEWS | By David Sharp | Oct 28
On Monday, Republican Sen. Susan Collins cast her vote against President Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick without any speech and quickly headed home to Maine to try to save her political career.

If Trump Wanted People to Avoid '60 Minutes,' it Didn't Work

If Trump Wanted People to Avoid '60 Minutes,' it Didn't Work

NEWS | By David Bauder | Oct 28
President Donald Trump can still be a potent television draw, although in the case of "60 Minutes" this past week, it probably wasn't what he intended.

Anxiety 2020: Voters Worry About Safety at the Polls

Anxiety 2020: Voters Worry About Safety at the Polls

NEWS | By Laurie Kellman | Oct 28
Americans aren't accustomed to worrying about violence or safety ahead of an election. But after months filled with disease, disruption and unrest, Americans are worried that Election Day could become a flashpoint.

'We Need You': GOP Hunts for New Voters in Trump Territory

'We Need You': GOP Hunts for New Voters in Trump Territory

NEWS | By Josh Boak | Oct 28
President Donald Trump's campaign has a bold theory for how he will win reelection: It can tap a universe of millions of supporters who did not vote for him in 2016 but will do so this time.

Telemedicine or In-Person Visit? Pros and Cons

Telemedicine or In-Person Visit? Pros and Cons

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Bernard J. Wolfson | Oct 28
The COVID-fueled surge has tapered off as patients venture back to doctors' offices. But medical professionals and health experts predict that when the pandemic is over, telehealth will still play a much larger role than before.

If Trump Wins, Don't Hold Your Breath Waiting for That ACA Replacement Plan

If Trump Wins, Don't Hold Your Breath Waiting for That ACA Replacement Plan

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Julie Rovner | Oct 27
If President Donald Trump wins reelection next week, it seems unlikely he will unveil the health plan he's been promising since before his election in 2016. Still, other aspects of health care could be featured in his second-term agenda.

Nigerian Judge Strikes Case Against 47 Men Charged with Same-Sex Relationships

Nigerian Judge Strikes Case Against 47 Men Charged with Same-Sex Relationships

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 27
On Tuesday, a Nigerian court judge tossed a case in which 47 men were "charged with public displays of affection with members of the same sex."

Watch: Trailer for 'Saved by the Bell' Reboot

Watch: Trailer for 'Saved by the Bell' Reboot

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 27
The upcoming reboot of "Saved by the Bell" now has a trailer.


News

Watch: Suspect Released Without Bail in 'Fix the Gay' Rape Case

Watch: Suspect Released Without Bail in 'Fix the Gay' Rape Case

CRIME | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 27
A Salt Lake City man accused of raping a lesbian woman and telling her that he was going to "fix the gay" has been released from prison without bail pending his next court date.


Business

Red State Retreat? LGBTQ Hosts Encourage Regional Travel

Red State Retreat? LGBTQ Hosts Encourage Regional Travel

By Merryn Johns | Oct 27
How comfortable would you be taking a road trip to a destination with no LGBTQ anti-discrimination laws? It's a conundrum that many LGBTQ travelers face as they choose drivable destinations over long-haul flights.


Technology

Lilly Antibody Drug Fails in COVID-19 Study, Others Go On

Lilly Antibody Drug Fails in COVID-19 Study, Others Go On

SCIENCE | By Marilynn Marchione | Oct 27
U.S. government officials are putting an early end to a study testing an Eli Lilly antibody drug for people hospitalized with COVID-19 because it doesn't seem to be helping them.


Cars

Automaker Daimler Rebounds after Lockdowns, Raises Outlook

Automaker Daimler Rebounds after Lockdowns, Raises Outlook

AUTO NEWS | By David McHugh | Oct 27
Daimler, the maker of Mercedes-Benz luxury cars and Freightliner trucks, saw third-quarter profit rebound as the company clamped down on costs and auto sales recovered after the coronavirus lockdowns.


Style

'Babish' Expands as Pandemic Expands YouTube Cooking Shows

'Babish' Expands as Pandemic Expands YouTube Cooking Shows

FOOD/DRINK | By Sophia Rosenbaum | Oct 27
Four episodes into her new YouTube show, "Stump Sohla," part of the expanding "Babish Culinary Universe" channel, Sohla El-Waylly has yet to be stumped by a food challenge.


Health/Fitness

US Coronavirus Deaths Rise Again

US Coronavirus Deaths Rise Again

NATIONAL | By Lisa Marie Pane, Mike Stobbe | Oct 27
Deaths per day from the coronavirus in the U.S. are on the rise again, just as health experts had feared, and cases are climbing in practically every state.


Travel

New York State of Mind: A Solo Gay Getaway

New York State of Mind: A Solo Gay Getaway

By Matthew Wexler | Oct 27
A solo trip to the Hudson Valley offers one writer the opportunity to ponder his queerness among cemeteries, towering sculptures and a stroll down Main Street.