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'Riverdale' Star Lili Reinhart Comes Out as Bisexual

'Riverdale' Star Lili Reinhart Comes Out as Bisexual

"Riverdale" star Lili Reinhart took to Instagram Wednesday to come out as bisexual.

Ellen DeGeneres's Twitter Woes, Both Live and Deleted

Ellen DeGeneres's Twitter Woes, Both Live and Deleted

After being pushed by CNN's Don Lemon, Ellen DeGeneres tweeted tearful support for protesters on Monday. This followed her deleting a tweet after much criticism over the weekend.

Brooklyn Bishop Accused by 2nd Man of Sex Abuse in the 1970s

Brooklyn Bishop Accused by 2nd Man of Sex Abuse in the 1970s

NEWS | By Michael Rezendes | Jun 4
The Roman Catholic bishop of Brooklyn, already under a church investigation for alleged sex abuse, has been accused by a second man of abuse in the 1970s, when the bishop was a parish priest in New Jersey.

Lin Miranda Doc Postponed Out of Solidarity with Protesters

Lin Miranda Doc Postponed Out of Solidarity with Protesters

NEWS | Jun 4
Just two days before it was to begin streaming, "We Are Freestyle Love Supreme," a documentary about the hip-hop improv group with Lin-Manuel Miranda and friends, has postponed its release out of solidarity with protesters.

Pandemic Means a Silent June at the Supreme Court

Pandemic Means a Silent June at the Supreme Court

NEWS | By Jessica Gresko | Jun 4
It's the time of the year when Supreme Court justices can get testy. They might have to find a new way to show it.

Obama Steps Out as Nation Confronts Confluence of Crises

Obama Steps Out as Nation Confronts Confluence of Crises

NEWS | By Julie Pace | Jun 4
Former President Barack Obama is taking on an increasingly public role as the nation confronts a confluence of historic crises that has exposed deep racial and socioeconomic inequalities in America and reshaped the November election.

Protests Eclipse Pandemic, but White House Fears Resurgence

Protests Eclipse Pandemic, but White House Fears Resurgence

NEWS | By Jonathan Lemire and Zeke Miller | Jun 4
For weeks, President Donald Trump has been eager to publicly turn the page on the pandemic. Now fears are growing within the White House that the mass protests over the death of George Floyd may bring about its resurgence.

Police: Well-Coordinated Thieves Capitalize on Protest Chaos

Police: Well-Coordinated Thieves Capitalize on Protest Chaos

NEWS | By Daisy Nguyen and Michael Tarm | Jun 4
Brazen thefts have been carried out nationally by well-coordinated criminals who capitalize on chaos and use both the protests and other tactics to throw police off their trail.

Minneapolis Police Face Civil Rights Probe Over Floyd Death

BUSINESS | By Steve Karnowski and Amy Forliti | Jun 4
The state of Minnesota on Tuesday launched a civil rights investigation of the Minneapolis Police Department.

Cartoonists to Thank Frontline Workers Playfully This Sunday

Cartoonists to Thank Frontline Workers Playfully This Sunday

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Jun 4
More than 70 comic strips and panels will each have six symbols hidden in the artwork to honor workers on the frontlines of the coronavirus.


News

Protests Turn Subdued After New Charges in Floyd Case

Protests Turn Subdued After New Charges in Floyd Case

NATIONAL | By Nomaan Merchant, Amy Forliti, and Tim Sullivan | Jun 4
Demonstrations in cities across the U.S. to condemn racism and police abuses remained large but turned notably more subdued on the eve of a Thursday memorial service for George Floyd.


Business

Trump says GOP Is Pulling Convention from North Carolina

Trump says GOP Is Pulling Convention from North Carolina

CORPORATE | By Bryan Anderson, Gary D. Robertson, and Jill Colvin | Jun 4
President Donald Trump said he is seeking a new state to host this summer's Republican National Convention


Technology

Scientist Defends Sweden's Hotly Debated Virus Strategy

Scientist Defends Sweden's Hotly Debated Virus Strategy

SCIENCE | By David Keyton and Jan M. Olsen | Jun 4
Sweden's chief epidemiologist on Wednesday defended his country's controversial coronavirus strategy, which avoided a lockdown but resulted in high death rates.


Finance

Open Wide: Dentists Charge Extra for 'Infection Control'

Open Wide: Dentists Charge Extra for 'Infection Control'

HEALTH | Jun 3
Swish Dental is just one of a growing number of dental practices nationwide that in the past month have begun charging patients an infection control fee between $10 and $20.


Health/Fitness

4 Tips for Beginning Runners

4 Tips for Beginning Runners

FITNESS | Jun 3
Have you decided a 5K or marathon is in your future? Or are you just trying to burn through some of the stress of a pandemic world? In either case, if you're new to running it's important to begin your new exercise routine with care.


Travel

Cameras at Brussels Airport Will Check for Fever

Cameras at Brussels Airport Will Check for Fever

Jun 3
Passengers at Brussels airport could be denied access to flights if their body temperature exceeds 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit as part of measures aimed at limiting the spread of the coronavirus.