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Fact or Fiction? UK Govt Says 'The Crown' Should be Clear

Fact or Fiction? UK Govt Says 'The Crown' Should be Clear

NEWS | By Jill Lawless | Nov 29

Britain's culture minister thinks the Netflix TV series "The Crown" should come with a disclaimer: It's a work of fiction.

Jill Biden, Joe's Chief Protector, to Step Up as First Lady

Jill Biden, Joe's Chief Protector, to Step Up as First Lady

NEWS | By Laurie Kellman | Nov 29

Protecting Joe stands out among Jill Biden's many roles over their 43-year marriage, as her husband's career moved him from the Senate to the presidential campaign trail and the White House as President Barack Obama's vice president.

Fauci: US May See 'Surge Upon Surge' of Virus in Weeks Ahead

Fauci: US May See 'Surge Upon Surge' of Virus in Weeks Ahead

NEWS | By Tamara Lush | Nov 29

The nation's top infectious disease expert said Sunday that the U.S. may see "surge upon a surge" of the coronavirus over the coming weeks, and he does not expect current recommendations around social distancing to be relaxed before Christmas.

Perez Hilton: Ellen Should've Shown 'More Accountability' in Toxic Workplace Scandal

Perez Hilton: Ellen Should've Shown 'More Accountability' in Toxic Workplace Scandal

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 29

Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton says that Ellen DeGeneres should have shown "more accountability" in the scandal around allegations of a toxic workplace that diminished her social media clout, and dented her ratings.

Will Trump Pardon 'Tiger King' Joe Exotic?

Will Trump Pardon 'Tiger King' Joe Exotic?

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 29

Amid speculation that President Trump will grant numerous pardons before exiting the White House, one name stands out: Openly gay former zoo owner Joe Exotic, the subject of the recent docuseries "Tiger King."

COVID Rules Dish Up McDonald's at London Gay Club, Patrons Mock Online

COVID Rules Dish Up McDonald's at London Gay Club, Patrons Mock Online

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 29

Saturdays at London's Heaven Nightclub are getting a little happier - at least, the meals are. New COVID rules say bars must serve "substantial meals" with drinks, and McDonald's is partnering with the club.

Pop Culturing: The 5 Best TV Performances of 2020

Pop Culturing: The 5 Best TV Performances of 2020

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Nov 29

A look at just a fraction of the amazing performances given on the small screen in the wild year that was 2020.

Dave Prowse, Actor Who Played Darth Vader, Dies at 85

Dave Prowse, Actor Who Played Darth Vader, Dies at 85

NEWS | By Jill Lawless | Nov 29

Dave Prowse, the British weightlifter-turned-actor who was the body, though not the voice, of arch-villain Darth Vader in the original "Star Wars" trilogy, has died. He was 85.

Police Block Warsaw March Against Abortion Ruling, Force Use

Police Block Warsaw March Against Abortion Ruling, Force Use

NEWS | By Vanessa Gera | Nov 29

Activists seek to keep up the pressure while also demanding a more liberal abortion law and the resignation of the country's right-wing government.

Bad Bunny caps Week of Awards and Grammy-Noms with New Album

Bad Bunny caps Week of Awards and Grammy-Noms with New Album

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sigal Ratner-Arias | Nov 29

Fans of Bad Bunny are used to expecting something different each time he releases new music.

News

Young Gay Boy Pens Emotional Letter to Santa, Internet Melts

Young Gay Boy Pens Emotional Letter to Santa, Internet Melts

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 28

A moving letter from a young boy named Will asked Santa if God still loves him even though he's gay. The letter is pulling heartstrings all across the internet.

Entertainment

Big Freedia's Booked; Celebrates Paperback Memoir Release Online with Regional Bookstores

Big Freedia's Booked; Celebrates Paperback Memoir Release Online with Regional Bookstores

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jim Provenzano | Nov 28

The Queen of Bounce will share stories from his new book, "God Save the Queen Diva." The New Orleans musician and reality show star will chat with hosts of bookstores nationwide, from Philadelphia, to Tulsa, Austin, Fairfield and Los Angeles.

Business

UK, EU Resume Face-to-Face Trade Talks with Time Running Out

UK, EU Resume Face-to-Face Trade Talks with Time Running Out

BUSINESS | By Jill Lawless | Nov 28

Teams from Britain and the European Union resumed face-to-face talks on a post-Brexit trade deal Saturday, with both sides sounding gloomy about striking an agreement in the little time that remains.

Technology

For Big Tech, Biden Brings a New Era but No Ease in Scrutiny

For Big Tech, Biden Brings a New Era but No Ease in Scrutiny

TECHNOLOGY | By Marcy Gordon | Nov 28

Biden may aim to take a bite out of the dominance of Big Tech and may welcome an opportunity to work with the opposing side to curb the power of a common adversary.

Finance

Liz Weston: When Life Blows up Your Well-Laid Plans

Liz Weston: When Life Blows up Your Well-Laid Plans

FINANCE | By Liz Weston, NerdWallet | Nov 28

The biggest task after financial loss may be dealing with your emotions after the future you had envisioned disappears.

Cars

GM to Recall 7M Vehicles Globally to Replace Takata Air Bags

GM to Recall 7M Vehicles Globally to Replace Takata Air Bags

CARS | By Tom Krisher | Nov 27

General Motors will recall about 7 million big pickup trucks and SUVs worldwide to replace potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators.

Style

Eat, Drink and Be Merry: 9 Best Food and Drink Holiday Gifts

Eat, Drink and Be Merry: 9 Best Food and Drink Holiday Gifts

STYLE | By Matthew Wexler | Nov 28

Let the gift-giving begin! Whether you're looking for comfort foods, stocking stuffers or healthy alternatives, 'tis the season for celebrating all things food and drink

Health/Fitness

Recovery Unplugged: What Gratitude Really Looks Like

Recovery Unplugged: What Gratitude Really Looks Like

SPONSORED CONTENT | Nov 28

"There's a split second when I wake up in the morning when I forget that I'm not waking up dope sick," says recovering addict Jonah Brooks. "Everything about my life is going so well, and it's just more beautiful than I ever thought possible."

Travel

Americans Risk Traveling Over Thanksgiving Despite Warnings

Americans Risk Traveling Over Thanksgiving Despite Warnings

TRAVEL | By Lisa Marie Pane, Sophia Tulp | Nov 25

Millions of Americans took to the skies and the highways ahead of Thanksgiving at the risk of pouring gasoline on the coronavirus fire, disregarding increasingly dire warnings that they stay home and limit their holiday gatherings to members of their own

Nightlife

Can the Gay Adult Film Industry Solve Its Race Problem?

Can the Gay Adult Film Industry Solve Its Race Problem?

NIGHTLIFE | By Naveen Kumar | Nov 24

One former Black porn star says looking back after seven-plus years outside the industry, it's clear it was "a whole toxic environment of white supremacy and racism, completely all the time." Has anything changed?