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Reds Say Broadcaster Brennaman Resigns After Anti-Gay Slur

Reds Say Broadcaster Brennaman Resigns After Anti-Gay Slur

NEWS | Sep 26
The Cincinnati Reds say team broadcaster Thom Brennaman has resigned following his use of an anti-gay slur on air last month.

Billie Lourd Introduces Newborn Son in Surprise Announcement

Billie Lourd Introduces Newborn Son in Surprise Announcement

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 26
Actress Billie Lourd has announced the birth of her son.

As Campaign Heats Up, Trump Woos Latino, Black Voters

As Campaign Heats Up, Trump Woos Latino, Black Voters

NEWS | By Jill Colvin | Sep 26
With fewer than 40 days left before the election, President Donald Trump unveiled his second policy plan in as many days as he tries to chip away at his Democratic rival's support among Black and Hispanic voters and in key battleground states.

Watch: 'Queer Eye' Star Karamo Brown Announces Split from Fiancé After 10 Years

Watch: 'Queer Eye' Star Karamo Brown Announces Split from Fiancé After 10 Years

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 25
"Queer Eye" Star Karamo Brown and his fiancé Ian Jordan have ended their relationship after 10 years together, the reality star announced Friday on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show."

GOP Expecting Trump to Tap Barrett for Supreme Court

GOP Expecting Trump to Tap Barrett for Supreme Court

NEWS | By Zeke Miller and Lisa Mascaro | Sep 25
Republicans were expecting President Donald Trump to announce Saturday that he is nominating Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, as he aims to put a historic stamp on the high court just weeks before the election.

Vietnamese Factory Raid Reveals 300K Used Condoms Sold as New

Vietnamese Factory Raid Reveals 300K Used Condoms Sold as New

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Sep 25
Vietnamese police have confiscated over 300,000 used condoms that had been repackaged and sold as new.

Unicode Announces New LGBTQ-Related Emoji for 2021

Unicode Announces New LGBTQ-Related Emoji for 2021

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Sep 25
Unicode recently announced Emoji 13.1, a series of 217 new emoji to be released in 2021, including new LGBTQ-related emoticons.

Former Congressman Ron Paul Hospitalized, Says He's OK

Former Congressman Ron Paul Hospitalized, Says He's OK

NEWS | Sep 25
Former GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul posted a picture of himself in a hospital Friday but said he was OK after video circulated online of him struggling to speak during an interview.

Murder of Brooklyn Muralist Prosecuted as a Hate Crime

Murder of Brooklyn Muralist Prosecuted as a Hate Crime

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Sep 25
James Williams, a 51-year old New York City man, has been charged with a hate crime in the September 7th murder of 29 year old muralist Massiah Berkley.

Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade on 'Wildly Inspiring' Transgender Daughter

Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade on 'Wildly Inspiring' Transgender Daughter

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Sep 25
After being selected as one of TIME Magazine's '100 Most Influential People,' Union and Wade celebrate their trans daughter in a video accompanying the feature.


News

Nobel Laureate Refuses Local Honor Over Poland's LGBT 'Rift'

Nobel Laureate Refuses Local Honor Over Poland's LGBT 'Rift'

INTERNATIONAL | Sep 25
Nobel Prize-winning writer Olga Tokarczuk has declined an honorary citizenship from the region of Poland where she lives because she would have had to share the honor with a Roman Catholic bishop who has made hostile comments about the LGBT community.


Business

Can Renting Your Own Private Theater Bring Audiences Back to the Movies?

Can Renting Your Own Private Theater Bring Audiences Back to the Movies?

MOVIES | Sep 24
With the movie industry in the doldrums due to the pandemic, a Texas-based movie theater chain has come up with a novel idea to bring people back to the theaters.


Finance

Without RBG, Judicial Threats to the ACA, Reproductive Rights Heighten

Without RBG, Judicial Threats to the ACA, Reproductive Rights Heighten

HEALTH | By Julie Rovner | Sep 22
"He doesn't want to crush the virus. He wants to crush the Affordable Care Act," says House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of President Trump. Will his wish come true with a shift in the Supreme Court?


Cars

China Auto Show Forging Ahead Under Anti-Virus Controls

China Auto Show Forging Ahead Under Anti-Virus Controls

AUTO SHOWS | By Joe McDonald | Sep 24
The first event for the CEO of Swedish electric car brand Polestar at this month's Beijing auto show: A two-week quarantine in a hotel.


Style

From Quick Shortcuts to Slow Cookers, How We're Eating Now

From Quick Shortcuts to Slow Cookers, How We're Eating Now

FOOD/DRINK | By Katie Workman | Sep 25
According to one expert, recipes from the 1960s and '70s like chicken Kiev, chicken a la king, cheese fondue and salmon patties have become more popular.


Health/Fitness

LGBTQ Mental Health and Suicide: How Can We Save the Next Generation?

LGBTQ Mental Health and Suicide: How Can We Save the Next Generation?

HEALTH | By Merryn Johns | Sep 25
A new national survey from The Trevor Project reveals alarming statistics regarding mental health and suicide rates of LGBTQ youth. Does it get better? It depends on who you ask.


Travel

Canceled Flights Strand 25 Easter Islanders for 6 Months

Canceled Flights Strand 25 Easter Islanders for 6 Months

By Nick Perry, Eva Vergara | Sep 25
For people around the world, the coronavirus has caused distressing separations and delayed homecomings. But the situation for a group of 25 residents from remote Easter Island stands out.