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Watch: Porn Star Blake Mitchell No Longer Lonely, Introduces New BF

Watch: Porn Star Blake Mitchell No Longer Lonely, Introduces New BF

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 18
Popular porn star Blake Mitchell introduces fans to his new boyfriend, a few months after sharing a video about how the adult film industry has impacted his dating life.

Charlotte Funds Go to Improving Image After 'Bathroom Bill'

Charlotte Funds Go to Improving Image After 'Bathroom Bill'

NEWS | Dec 18
More than 1 ½ years since North Carolina's "bathroom bill" was repealed, Charlotte is spending millions to try to attract the visitors turned off by the measure seen as allowing discrimination against LGBTQ residents.

Assistant Principal Accused of Harassing Transgender Student

Assistant Principal Accused of Harassing Transgender Student

NEWS | By John Raby | Dec 18
A West Virginia high school's assistant principal should be disciplined after questioning a transgender male student over his choice of bathrooms and saying, "you freak me out," the American Civil Liberties Union said.

Controversial Makeup Guru James Charles Tells Fans to 'Stop Showing Up at My House'

Controversial Makeup Guru James Charles Tells Fans to 'Stop Showing Up at My House'

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 18
Controversial YouTube star and makeup guru James Charles took to Twitter Sunday to tell his fans and 2.35 million followers "stop showing up at my house."

Shirley MacLaine to Receive AARP Movies for Grownups Honor

Shirley MacLaine to Receive AARP Movies for Grownups Honor

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 18
Actor Shirley MacLaine will receive AARP the Magazine's lifetime achievement honor at the Movies for Grownups Awards next year.

Book Reflects on Rock Hudson's Stardom, Closeted Love Life

Book Reflects on Rock Hudson's Stardom, Closeted Love Life

ENTERTAINMENT | By Douglass K. Daniel | Dec 18
Had Rock Hudson not died of AIDS in 1985, he might be best remembered as the most successful of the postwar male stars who got into the movies solely on their looks.

Vatican Committee: Church Credibility at Risk Over Sex Abuse

Vatican Committee: Church Credibility at Risk Over Sex Abuse

NEWS | By Nicole Winfield | Dec 18
Organizers of an upcoming Vatican summit on sex abuse prevention are warning that the credibility of the Catholic Church is in jeopardy over the abuse scandal and are urging participants to meet with victims personally before coming to Rome.

'Roma,' 'Burning' Among Foreign Language Oscar Contenders

'Roma,' 'Burning' Among Foreign Language Oscar Contenders

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Dec 18
A number of Oscar hopefuls just got one step closer to a nomination with the reveal of nine Academy Awards shortlists, including best foreign language film where Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" is consideration.

'Fresh Prince' Star Sues Maker of Video Games Over His Dance

'Fresh Prince' Star Sues Maker of Video Games Over His Dance

NEWS | Dec 18
"The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" star Alfonso Ribeiro is suing the creators of Fortnite and NBA 2K for using his famous dance on the popular video games.

Man Facing Child Porn Charges Dies After Shooting Himself

Man Facing Child Porn Charges Dies After Shooting Himself

NEWS | Dec 18
Police in Virginia say a man indicted on 40 counts of possessing child pornography has died after shooting himself.


News

Missouri Poacher Ordered to Repeatedly Watch 'Bambi'

Missouri Poacher Ordered to Repeatedly Watch 'Bambi'

CRIME | Dec 18
A Missouri poacher has been ordered to repeatedly watch the movie "Bambi" as part of his sentence in a scheme to illegally kill hundreds of deer.


Entertainment

 Review :: Bloody Birthday

Review :: Bloody Birthday

MOVIES | By Ken Tasho | Dec 18
It seems audiences weren't ready for young kids as killers in 1980, but Arrow Video presents this nasty - yet oh so hilarious at times — little known horror flick.


Finance

Man who Demolished Landmark House Ordered to Build Replica

Man who Demolished Landmark House Ordered to Build Replica

NATIONAL | Dec 16
A man who illegally demolished a San Francisco house designed by modernist architect Richard Neutra was ordered this week to rebuild it exactly as it was.


Cars

Elon Musk to Unveil Underground Tunnel, Transport Cars

Elon Musk to Unveil Underground Tunnel, Transport Cars

AUTO NEWS | By Amanda Lee Myers | Dec 18
Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk is set to unveil an underground transportation tunnel on Tuesday that could move people faster than subways.


Style

Heathrow Airport Reveals 1,000-Piece Gingerbread Model

Heathrow Airport Reveals 1,000-Piece Gingerbread Model

FOOD/DRINK | Dec 18
"Great British Bake Off" winner Candice Brown has unveiled an elaborate gingerbread model of Heathrow Airport to surprise traveling passengers this Christmas.


Health/Fitness

For the Asking: When Drugmakers Help Pay the Bill

For the Asking: When Drugmakers Help Pay the Bill

HEALTH | By Sarah Jane Tribble | Dec 18
When financial incentives like copay coupons and debit cards won't work, pharmaceutical companies sometimes will write a check — what they call direct reimbursement — to make sure a loyal patient will stay on a high-cost, brand-name drug.


Travel

Cyprus Anticipating Record Number of Tourist Arrivals

Cyprus Anticipating Record Number of Tourist Arrivals

Dec 18
Cyprus is on course for its best tourism year in terms of arrivals after official figures showed that the number coming to the east Mediterranean island nation has surpassed 3.8 million for the first time.


Nightlife

Code Red Aids Fundraiser @ The Foundry Philadelphia

Code Red Aids Fundraiser @ The Foundry Philadelphia

PHOTO ALBUMS | Dec 16
Code Red, a fundraiser supporting the fight against HIV and AIDS, was held at the Foundry inside the Fillmore. This event surpassed all previous records of not only attendance, but also money raised, over $40,000, which is twice the amount from last year.