Gay Pittsburgh: The Latest

Biden Looks to Clinch Nomination as 7 States, DC Vote

Biden Looks to Clinch Nomination as 7 States, DC Vote

NEWS | By Steve Peoples | Jun 2
Joe Biden could seize the number of delegates needed to formally clinch the Democrats' presidential nomination on Tuesday as seven states and the District of Columbia push through a pandemic and exploding racial tensions.

Celebs Take to Streets for Historic Demonstrations

Celebs Take to Streets for Historic Demonstrations

NEWS | By Amanda Lee Myers | Jun 2
Across the U.S., many celebrities have been doing far more than tweeting supportive words or issuing carefully prepared statements. They took to the streets alongside thousands of people to condemn the killings of black people at the hands of police.

Showdown: Law-and-Order President Versus Protesters

Showdown: Law-and-Order President Versus Protesters

NEWS | By Darlene Superville, Tim Sullivan and Aaron Morrison | Jun 2
Hours after President Trump posed with a Bible and vowed to deploy the military to "dominate the streets," American cities were engulfed in more violence and destruction, overshadowing peaceful protests demanding justice after generations of racism.

Why People Believe Religious Faith Will Save then From Disease

Why People Believe Religious Faith Will Save then From Disease

NEWS | Jun 2
A recent poll of religious Americans found that around two-thirds believe that COVID-19 has been sent by God, as a warning to mankind.

Brands Weigh In on National Protests Over Police Brutality

Brands Weigh In on National Protests Over Police Brutality

BUSINESS | Jun 2
As protesters take to the streets to protest police killings of black people, companies are wading into the national conversation but taking care to get their messaging right.

Trump as Thug or Hero? Depends on What Network You Watch

Trump as Thug or Hero? Depends on What Network You Watch

ENTERTAINMENT | By David Bauder | Jun 2
For a nation rubbed raw following a traumatic weekend, cable television news did little to promote peace, love and understanding in its most-watched hours.

A Superhero Kid with Autism Shines in New PBS Kids' Series

A Superhero Kid with Autism Shines in New PBS Kids' Series

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Jun 2
There's a new crop of superheroes coming to our TV this summer but they may need a little seasoning. After all, they're only in elementary school.

The Stage is Set: Lips Fort Lauderdale Reopens June 25

The Stage is Set: Lips Fort Lauderdale Reopens June 25

STYLE | Jun 2
One hundred percent of sales from reopening night will benefit all Lips Fort Lauderdale employees.

Spike Lee on What's Different About These Protests

Spike Lee on What's Different About These Protests

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Jun 2
It's not the first time that Spike Lee's "Do the Right Thing" has been freshly urgent, but Lee's 1989 film has again found blistering relevance in the wake of George Floyd's death.

Tear Gas, Threats for Protesters Before Trump Visits Church

Tear Gas, Threats for Protesters Before Trump Visits Church

NEWS | By Jill Colvin and Darlene Superville | Jun 2
He didn't talk about Floyd, the church or the damage it had suffered, or the peaceful protesters police had cleared. He said nothing about the coronavirus pandemic.


News

Amid Protests, Trump Talks of War — and Reelection

Amid Protests, Trump Talks of War — and Reelection

NATIONAL | By Jonathan Lemire, Jill Colvin, and Alan Suderman | Jun 2
He has responded to the violence with a string of polarizing tweets, one starkly laying out the political stakes by underscoring the approach of Election Day.


Business

Trudeau Says Russia Won't Be Included in the G7

Trudeau Says Russia Won't Be Included in the G7

FINANCE | By Rob Gillies | Jun 2
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday that Russia will not be included in the Group of 7 nations, disagreeing with U.S. President Donald Trump.


Finance

Congress Said COVID-19 Tests Should be Free, But Who's Paying?

Congress Said COVID-19 Tests Should be Free, But Who's Paying?

HEALTH | By Blake Farmer, Nashville Public Radio | May 26
Hospitals around the country are afraid to send out hundreds of thousands of bills related to COVID-19 testing. That's because Congress mandated there would be no copays and no out-of-pocket costs for patients. But who's paying?


Health/Fitness

Nearly 26,000 Nursing Home Deaths Reported as Lockdowns Ease

Nearly 26,000 Nursing Home Deaths Reported as Lockdowns Ease

HEALTH | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Curt Anderson | Jun 1
Nearly 26,000 nursing home residents in the United States have died from COVID-19, according to a report prepared for the nation's governors, a number that is partial and likely to go higher.


Travel

Lockdowns Ease Across Europe and Asia, with New Tourism Rules

Lockdowns Ease Across Europe and Asia, with New Tourism Rules

The first day of June saw coronavirus restrictions ease from Asia to Europe on Monday, even as U.S. protests against police brutality sparked fears of new outbreaks.


Nightlife

Interim Mr. Gay World a Heroic Doctor Who Battled COVID-19

Interim Mr. Gay World a Heroic Doctor Who Battled COVID-19

INTERNATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | May 28
When Mr. Gay World 2020 had to be put off to next year, the plan was for first runner-up from 2019 to serve an interim term. Then an ironic twist emerged - one with a heroic tinge.