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French Actor Gaspard Ulliel Dies After Ski Accident

French Actor Gaspard Ulliel Dies After Ski Accident

NEWS | Jan 19
French actor Gaspard Ulliel, known for appearing in Chanel perfume ads as well as film and television roles, died Wednesday after a skiing accident in the Alps, according to his agent's office. He was 37.

Biden 'Committed to' Fact-Based - Not Stigma-Based - Blood Donation Policy

Biden 'Committed to' Fact-Based - Not Stigma-Based - Blood Donation Policy

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 19
The White House expressed a commitment to "science, not fiction or stigma" as a basis for determining blood donor eligibility.

AARP to Honor Lily Tomlin with Movies for Grownups Award

AARP to Honor Lily Tomlin with Movies for Grownups Award

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 19
Lily Tomlin is this year's recipient of AARP The Magazine's Movies for Grownups Awards career achievement honor.

Accusers: New U of Michigan Leader Must Change Abuse Culture

Accusers: New U of Michigan Leader Must Change Abuse Culture

NEWS | By Corey Williams | Jan 19
Two men who say they were sexually assaulted by a former sports doctor at the University of Michigan are hoping that a change in leadership with the weekend firing of President Mark Schlissel will allow the school be more accountable toward abuse victims.

Grammy Awards Move Ceremony to Las Vegas Site in Early April

Grammy Awards Move Ceremony to Las Vegas Site in Early April

NEWS | By Jonathan Landrum Jr. | Jan 19
The 2022 Grammy Awards will shift to an April show in Las Vegas after recently postponing the ceremony due to rising COVID-19 cases because the omicron variant.

Biden to Give Away 400 Million N95 Masks Starting Next Week

Biden to Give Away 400 Million N95 Masks Starting Next Week

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Zeke Miller | Jan 19
The White House announced Wednesday that the masks will come from the government's Strategic National Stockpile, which has more than 750 million of the highly protective masks on hand.

What the 'No Surprise Act' Means for Your Medical Bills

What the 'No Surprise Act' Means for Your Medical Bills

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Alex Rosenberg, NerdWallet | Jan 19
"This law puts an end to the practice of charging patients exorbitant bills for unexpected, out-of-network care," Sen. Patty Murray, chair of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee.

Influential Fashion Journalist André Leon Talley Dies at 73

Influential Fashion Journalist André Leon Talley Dies at 73

STYLE | Jan 19
André Leon Talley, the towering former creative director and editor at large of Vogue magazine, has died. He was 73.

 Celebrate Faye Dunaway's 81st with her Most Outrageous Moments

Celebrate Faye Dunaway's 81st with her Most Outrageous Moments

ENTERTAINMENT | By Christopher Ehlers | Jan 19
One thing that's been consistent over Faye Dunaway's five-decade career: Things are never dull. As she celebrates her 81st birthday, EDGE looks at some of her outrageous moments.

Lady Camden, Former Smuin Ballet Dancer, on 'RuPaul's Drag Race'

Lady Camden, Former Smuin Ballet Dancer, on 'RuPaul's Drag Race'

EVENTS | By Philip Mayard | Jan 18
When Lady Camden sashayed into the spotlight for the first time on "RuPaul's Drag Race" in the Season 14 premiere, proudly proclaiming, "Hello, you sexy bitches!," drag aficionados got to meet one of Northern California's most uniquely talented queens.


News

Jim Obergefell, Face of Gay Marriage, to Run for Ohio House

Jim Obergefell, Face of Gay Marriage, to Run for Ohio House

NATIONAL | By John Seewer | Jan 18
Gay rights advocate Jim Obergefell, whose name was atop the U.S. Supreme Court case legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide, announced Tuesday that he's running for a seat in the Ohio legislature.


Entertainment

Review: 'The Toolbox Murders' in 4K Offers Depravity & Horror in Abundance

Review: 'The Toolbox Murders' in 4K Offers Depravity & Horror in Abundance

MOVIES | By Sam Cohen | Jan 19
"The Toolbox Murders," one of the great underrated American horror films, is now available in stunning 4K Ultra HD from Blue Underground with a stellar release rounded out with terrific special features.


Technology

New Zealand Sends Flight to See Damage from Pacific Volcano

New Zealand Sends Flight to See Damage from Pacific Volcano

INTERNATIONAL | By Nick Perry | Jan 17
New Zealand's military on Monday morning was able to send a surveillance flight to Tonga to assess the extent of the damage from a huge undersea volcanic eruption.


Finance

Goodbye 'Godsend': Expiration of Child Tax Credits Hits Home

Goodbye 'Godsend': Expiration of Child Tax Credits Hits Home

By John Raby, Fatima Hussein, and Josh Boak | Jan 14
For the first time in half a year, families on Friday are going without a monthly deposit from the child tax credit.


Style

Emerging Talents in Spotlight at Hybrid Paris Fashion Week

Emerging Talents in Spotlight at Hybrid Paris Fashion Week

FASHION | By Thomas Adamson | Jan 19
The start of Paris Fashion Week collections principally showcase emerging talents, before the week leads to industry big hitters like Dior, Louis Vuitton and Hermes.


Travel

Why Colombia is One of the Hottest Destinations for LGBTQ Travelers

Why Colombia is One of the Hottest Destinations for LGBTQ Travelers

By Billy McEntee | Jan 19
For LGBTQ+ travelers, Colombia boasts bustling city streets, natural wonders, and plenty of queer discoveries, from clubs and restaurants to welcoming communities.