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ADL: Fox Should Fire Carlson For White-Supremacist Rhetoric

ADL: Fox Should Fire Carlson For White-Supremacist Rhetoric

ENTERTAINMENT | By Tali Arbel | Apr 10

The Anti-Defamation League has called for Fox News to fire prime-time opinion host Tucker Carlson because he defended a white-supremacist theory that says whites are being "replaced" by people of color.

Nas, Eve, Snoop, Aaliyah's Mom React to Death of Rapper DMX

Nas, Eve, Snoop, Aaliyah's Mom React to Death of Rapper DMX

NEWS | Apr 10

Reaction to the death of Grammy-nominated rapper DMX, who died Friday at 50.

lan Would Return Beachfront Taken from Black Family in '20s

lan Would Return Beachfront Taken from Black Family in '20s

NEWS | By John Antczak | Apr 10

Los Angeles County plans to return prime beachfront property to descendants of a Black couple who built a seaside resort for African Americans but suffered racist harassment and were stripped of it by local city leaders a century ago.

Medical Examiner Blames Police Pressure for Floyd's Death

Medical Examiner Blames Police Pressure for Floyd's Death

NEWS | By Amy Forliti, Steve Karnowski and Tammy Webber | Apr 10

The chief medical examiner who ruled George Floyd's death a homicide testified Friday that the way police held him down and compressed his neck "was just more than Mr. Floyd could take," given the condition of his heart.

Ex-NFL Player's Brain To Be Probed for Trauma-Related Harm

Ex-NFL Player's Brain To Be Probed for Trauma-Related Harm

NEWS | By Meg Kinnard and Michelle Liu | Apr 10

The brain of Phillip Adams — the former NFL player who killed a South Carolina physician, three family members and a repairman before fatally shooting himself — will be tested for a degenerative disease that has affected a number of pro athletes.

After Scott Rudin Bullying Exposé, There Are Mostly Crickets

After Scott Rudin Bullying Exposé, There Are Mostly Crickets

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle, Lindsey Bahr and Mark Kennedy | Apr 9

How have Hollywood and Broadway responded to an exposé detailing routine abuse and bullying by producer Scott Rudin? Mostly, with crickets.

Gaetz Faces Probe By House Ethics Over Potential Misconduct

Gaetz Faces Probe By House Ethics Over Potential Misconduct

NEWS | By Eric Tucker, Michael Balsamo and Lisa Mascaro | Apr 9

The House Ethics Committee has opened an investigation of Rep. Matt Gaetz, citing reports of sexual and other misconduct by the Florida Republican, the panel's leaders said Friday.

YouTubers Tokyo BTM Offer Top-Notch Tips for Visiting Japan

YouTubers Tokyo BTM Offer Top-Notch Tips for Visiting Japan

TRAVEL | By Lawrence Ferber | Apr 9

LGBTQ YouTube series Tokyo BTM takes a tourist-friendly, cheeky, and honest approach to exploring all that Tokyo has to offer.

Watch: Critics Call out TikTok Trend Gauging Global Marriage Equality

Watch: Critics Call out TikTok Trend Gauging Global Marriage Equality

NEWS | Apr 9

A TikTok trend in which users comment on the status of LGBTQ individuals in different nations by noting the legality of marriage rights around the world has drawn criticism.

Listen: Olly Alexander Gets 'Starstruck' with New Song

Listen: Olly Alexander Gets 'Starstruck' with New Song

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 9

With his breakout acting role in "It's a Sin" and the announcement that his group Years and Years is now a solo act with him headlining, 2021 has been a big year for Olly Alexander. Ahead of a new album, he released a new single "Starstruck."

News

Pandemic, Hunger Forces Thousands into Sex Work in Mexico

Pandemic, Hunger Forces Thousands into Sex Work in Mexico

NEWS | By Rebecca Blackwell | Apr 9

Hardships caused by the coronavirus pandemic have forced former sex workers in Mexico back into the trade years after they left, made it more dangerous and reduced some to having sex in cars or on sidewalks for lack of available hotels.

Entertainment

Review: 'Voyagers,' Weighted Down with Allegory, Doesn't Achieve Escape Velocity

Review: 'Voyagers,' Weighted Down with Allegory, Doesn't Achieve Escape Velocity

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 9

Writer-director Neil Burger ("The Illusionist," "Divergent") aims for the stars with his new feature, "Voyagers," but his tormented social allegory weighs the project down.

Business

Nike Settles Suit over Lil Nas X's 'Satan Shoes'

Nike Settles Suit over Lil Nas X's 'Satan Shoes'

BUSINESS | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 9

Nike has settled its suit against art collective MSCHF for unauthorized modification of Nike sneakers into "Satan Shoes" released in conjunction with the latest single by out rapper Lil Nas X.

Technology

COVID-19 Patient Receives Lung Transplant From Living Donors

COVID-19 Patient Receives Lung Transplant From Living Donors

TECHNOLOGY | By Mari Yamaguchi | Apr 9

Doctors in Japan announced Thursday they have successfully performed the world's first transplant of lung tissue from living donors to a patient with severe lung damage from COVID-19.

Finance

6 Ways to Increase Your Social Security Benefits

6 Ways to Increase Your Social Security Benefits

FINANCE | By Emily Guy Birken | Apr 9

Unlike investment portfolios, annuities or pensions, Social Security is the only retirement income that is guaranteed for life and backed by the full faith and credit of the United States government.

Cars

Edmunds Puts Tesla's Range to the Test

Edmunds Puts Tesla's Range to the Test

CARS | By Ronald Montoya of Edmunds | Apr 3

Edmunds' test team recently published the results of its real-world range testing for electric vehicles. Notably, every Tesla the team tested in 2020 came up short.

Style

Pandemic-Weary Chefs, Cooks Enjoy Serving From Home

Pandemic-Weary Chefs, Cooks Enjoy Serving From Home

STYLE | By Terry Tang | Apr 9

Beaten down by the pandemic, many laid-off or idle restaurant workers have pivoted to dishing out food with a taste of home. Some have found their entrepreneurial side, slinging culinary creations from their own kitchens.

Health/Fitness

US Suicides Dropped Last Year, Defying Pandemic Expectations

US Suicides Dropped Last Year, Defying Pandemic Expectations

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Mike Stobbe | Apr 9

The number of U.S. suicides fell nearly 6% last year amid the coronavirus pandemic — the largest annual decline in at least four decades, according to preliminary government data.

Travel

Palm Springs — An LGBTQ-Friendly Oasis

Palm Springs — An LGBTQ-Friendly Oasis

SPONSORED CONTENT | Apr 9

Spring offers an ideal time to experience Palm Springs, whether you're looking for an outdoor adventure or poolside relaxation.