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Human Rights Campaign Marks World AIDS Day

Human Rights Campaign Marks World AIDS Day

NEWS | Dec 1
HRC hosts a virtual event series to rewrite narrative around HIV/AIDS, announces new cohort of GENERATE Peer Facilitators.

Dolly Parton, Sandra Oh, Simone Biles and Teachers Named 'People of the Year'

Dolly Parton, Sandra Oh, Simone Biles and Teachers Named 'People of the Year'

NEWS | Dec 1
People magazine has named Olympic gymnast Simone Biles, actor Sandra Oh, country icon Dolly Parton and the nation's teachers as its "2021 People of the Year."

Can 'West Side Story' Score a Second Best Picture Win?

Can 'West Side Story' Score a Second Best Picture Win?

The buzz is very high for Steven Spielberg's remake of "West Side Story" after early screenings.

Colton Underwood Says He's 'In Love' with Boyfriend Jordan C. Brown

Colton Underwood Says He's 'In Love' with Boyfriend Jordan C. Brown

In a new interview with Us Weekly, "Bachelor" star Colton Underwood opened up about his relationship with his new boyfriend Jordan C. Brown, saying that he's fallen in love with him.

Gay Couple Attacked with Hammer by Balaclava-Wearing Gang

Gay Couple Attacked with Hammer by Balaclava-Wearing Gang

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 1
A gang of men wearing balaclavas attacked a gay couple with a hammer in Manchester, England, hurling anti-LGBTQ+ epithets and leaving the victims with broken facial bones.

Watch: HBO Max Shares First Trailer for 'SATC' Reboot 'And Just Like That'

Watch: HBO Max Shares First Trailer for 'SATC' Reboot 'And Just Like That'

And just like that...we have the first trailer for HBO Max's "Sex and the City" reboot "And Just Like That."

Out Soccer Star Josh Cavallo 'Welcome' in Anti-LGBTQ+ Qatar

Out Soccer Star Josh Cavallo 'Welcome' in Anti-LGBTQ+ Qatar

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 1
Out soccer star Josh Cavallo has expressed fear about the idea of playing at the World Cup in anti-LGBTQ+ Qatar next year, but the event's chief executive says he'd be welcome.

Gucci Heirs Says 'House of Gucci' Narrative is Inaccurate

Gucci Heirs Says 'House of Gucci' Narrative is Inaccurate

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Dec 1
The Gucci family is not pleased with the depiction of their relatives in the new film " House of Gucci." In a statement issued this week, they said the narrative is "anything but accurate" and that the filmmakers did not consult them at all.

Case Against Jussie Smollett Focuses on How 'Hoax' Unraveled

Case Against Jussie Smollett Focuses on How 'Hoax' Unraveled

NEWS | By Don Babwin and Sara Burnett | Dec 1
Prosecutors' case against Jussie Smollett has focused on how Chicago police say they determined that what they initially believed was a horrific hate crime was actually a fake assault staged by the ex-"Empire" actor with help from two brothers.

Loyalty to Family — Instead of CNN — Puts Cuomo at Risk

Loyalty to Family — Instead of CNN — Puts Cuomo at Risk

NEWS | By David Bauder | Dec 1
There's family, and your job as a journalist. Chris Cuomo's willingness to put the latter at risk in service to his brother has led to his suspension by CNN.


News

Celebrity Surgeon Dr. Oz Running for Senate in Pennsylvania

Celebrity Surgeon Dr. Oz Running for Senate in Pennsylvania

POLITICS | By Marc Levy | Dec 1
Dr. Mehmet Oz, the celebrity heart surgeon best known as the host of TV's "Dr. Oz Show" after rocketing to fame on Oprah Winfrey's show, announced Tuesday that he is running for Pennsylvania's open U.S. Senate seat as a Republican.


Business

EasyJet: Omicron Variant Already Affecting Flight Bookings

EasyJet: Omicron Variant Already Affecting Flight Bookings

By Pan Pylas | Nov 30
British airline easyJet said Tuesday that it is already seeing some impact on demand from the new omicron variant of the coronavirus.


Cars

Congress Mandates New Car Technology to Stop Drunken Driving

Congress Mandates New Car Technology to Stop Drunken Driving

AUTO NEWS | By Hope Yen and Tom Krisher | Nov 9
Congress has created a new requirement for automakers: Find a high-tech way to keep drunken people from driving cars.


Travel

Fiji Welcomes Back Tourists Despite Omicron Threat

Fiji Welcomes Back Tourists Despite Omicron Threat

By NIck Perry | Dec 1
Fiji welcomed back its first tourists in more than 600 days despite the threat posed by the newly detected coronavirus omicron variant.