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Rwandan Gospel Singer Comes Out as Gay, to Country's Shock

Rwandan Gospel Singer Comes Out as Gay, to Country's Shock

NEWS | By Ignatius Ssuuna | Sep 16
Albert Nabonibo shocked many Rwandans in August when he revealed in an interview with a Christian YouTube channel that he is gay in a country where such a public assertion of homosexuality is unheard of.

'Handmaid's Tale,' 'Mrs. Maisel' Guest Stars Capture Emmys

'Handmaid's Tale,' 'Mrs. Maisel' Guest Stars Capture Emmys

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 16
A trio of Emmy-honored actors are winners again for their guest performances in TV series, joined by an awards newcomer.

Tony-Winner and Women's Health Advocate Phyllis Newman Dies

Tony-Winner and Women's Health Advocate Phyllis Newman Dies

NEWS | By Mark Kennedy | Sep 16
Phyllis Newman, a Tony Award-winning Broadway veteran who became the first woman to host "The Tonight Show" before turning her attention to fight for women's health, has died. She was 86.

Rocker Ric Ocasek, Frontman of The Cars, Dead at 75

Rocker Ric Ocasek, Frontman of The Cars, Dead at 75

NEWS | By Tom Hays and Andrew Dalton | Sep 16
Ric Ocasek, The Cars frontman whose deadpan vocal delivery and lanky, sunglassed look defined a rock era with chart-topping hits like "Just What I Needed," was discovered dead Sunday afternoon in his Manhattan apartment.

Biden on Racism: White People 'Can Never Fully Understand'

Biden on Racism: White People 'Can Never Fully Understand'

NEWS | By Bill Barrow | Sep 16
Visiting a black church bombed by the Ku Klux Klan during the civil rights era, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden framed current racial tensions as part of an enduring struggle that is older than the nation.

Rise in Health Uninsured May Be Linked to Immigrants' Fears

Rise in Health Uninsured May Be Linked to Immigrants' Fears

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Sep 16
the new numbers suggest that fears of the Trump administration's immigration crackdown may be a significant factor in the slippage.

'Jojo Rabbit' Wins Toronto's Sought-After Audience Award

'Jojo Rabbit' Wins Toronto's Sought-After Audience Award

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Sep 16
Taika Waititi's Nazi Germany-set satire "Jojo Rabbit" won the People's Choice award Sunday at the Toronto International Film Festival, a prize that has historically been one of the most ironclad predicators of Academy Awards chances.

'It' is Tops Again; 'Hustlers' Full of Flash at Box Office

'It' is Tops Again; 'Hustlers' Full of Flash at Box Office

ENTERTAINMENT | By Andrew Dalton | Sep 16
It wasn't quite enough to take down Pennywise the clown, but Jennifer Lopez and the scheming strippers of "Hustlers" topped even the high expectations they brought to the weekend box office.

Serbian Police Intervene to Protect Gay Pride Parade

Serbian Police Intervene to Protect Gay Pride Parade

NEWS | By Dusan Stojanovic | Sep 16
Police in Serbia briefly clashed with far-right supporters who tried to prevent a gay pride parade attended by the country's openly gay prime minister on Sunday.

Dem Presidential Candidates Call for Kavanaugh's Impeachment

Dem Presidential Candidates Call for Kavanaugh's Impeachment

NEWS | Sep 15
At least three Democratic presidential candidates are calling for the impeachment of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh in the face of a new, uninvestigated, allegation of sexual impropriety when he was in college.


News

No Millennial Bump for Buttigieg, but Hints of Broad Appeal

No Millennial Bump for Buttigieg, but Hints of Broad Appeal

POLITICS | By Thomas Beaumont | Sep 15
Pete Buttigieg would like to turn the fight for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination into a contest about generational change. But there's one looming problem: He has yet to win over his own.


Business

AP Fact Check: Trump, Dems and Their Tale of 2 Countries

AP Fact Check: Trump, Dems and Their Tale of 2 Countries

LEGAL | By Calvin Woodward and Hope Yen | Sep 16
The country described by the Democrats running for president is mired in child poverty, riven with economic unfairness and broken in its approach to health care, crime and guns. The country presented by President Donald Trump is roaring and ascendant.


Technology

Vaping Likely Has Dangers That Could Take Years For Scientists to Know About

Vaping Likely Has Dangers That Could Take Years For Scientists to Know About

HEALTH | Sep 15
Many people don't know what is contained in these vaping devices, what the reported health effects actually mean, and, most importantly, why all of this developed so quickly, considering that e-cigarettes have only been popular for fewer than 10 years.


Finance

Groupons for Medical Treatment? Welcome to Today's U.S. Healthcare

Groupons for Medical Treatment? Welcome to Today's U.S. Healthcare

HEALTH | By Lauren Weber | Sep 11
Emory University medical fellow Dr. Nicole Herbst was shocked when she saw three patients who came in with abnormal results from chest CT scans they had bought on Groupon.


Cars

Activists Block Main Entrance to Frankfurt Auto Show

Activists Block Main Entrance to Frankfurt Auto Show

AUTO NEWS | Sep 15
Activists blocked the main entrance to the Frankfurt Motor Show on Sunday in a protest against what they call the "climate and environment destroyers" produced by the auto industry.


Health/Fitness

New Study Shows Staggering Connection Between Transgender Conversion Therapy and Suicide Attempts

New Study Shows Staggering Connection Between Transgender Conversion Therapy and Suicide Attempts

HEALTH | Sep 14
A new study published in JAMA Psychiatry found that exposure to attempts by professionals to change a person's gender identity from transgender to cisgender is associated with a range of adverse mental health outcomes, including suicide attempts.


Nightlife

Snctm Debuts Infamous Masquerade Party at Art Basel Miami Beach in December

Snctm Debuts Infamous Masquerade Party at Art Basel Miami Beach in December

FINE ARTS | Sep 13
Snctm introduces its first-ever Masquerade party in Miami, expanding the members-only erotic brand's reach during premier art exhibit festival Art Basel Miami Beach, December 6th.