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AP Source: Ponzi Schemer Bernie Madoff Dies in Prison

AP Source: Ponzi Schemer Bernie Madoff Dies in Prison

NEWS | By Michael Balsamo and Tom Hays | Apr 14

Bernie Madoff, the financier who pleaded guilty to orchestrating a massive Ponzi scheme, died in a federal prison early Wednesday, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press. He was 82.

Watch: 'The Bachelor' Star Colton Underwood Comes Out as Gay

Watch: 'The Bachelor' Star Colton Underwood Comes Out as Gay

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 14

Colton Underwood came out as a virgin during his stint on "The Bachelor." On "Good Morning America" this week he came out as gay.

Watch: Anti-Gay Bias Enabled A Serial Killer to Roam Free According to An Investigation in Toronto

Watch: Anti-Gay Bias Enabled A Serial Killer to Roam Free According to An Investigation in Toronto

NEWS | By Emell Adolphus | Apr 14

A recently released report found that anti-gay bias prevented Toronto's police force from stopping the murder of eight gay men.

Royal Funeral Offers Chance for William, Harry to Reconcile

Royal Funeral Offers Chance for William, Harry to Reconcile

NEWS | By Sylvia Hui | Apr 14

When Prince Philip's funeral takes place on Saturday, it will be more than a focal point for national mourning.

Justin Bieber Calls Out Celebrity Churches & Pastors Who 'Put Themselves on this Pedestal'

Justin Bieber Calls Out Celebrity Churches & Pastors Who 'Put Themselves on this Pedestal'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Brendan Walker | Apr 14

In an interview with GQ this week, Justin Bieber bashed religious organizers and pastors who, in his words, "put themselves on this pedestal."

Syphilis Cases in California Drive a Record-Setting Year for STDs Nationwide

Syphilis Cases in California Drive a Record-Setting Year for STDs Nationwide

HEALTH/FITNESS | By April Dembosky, KQED | Apr 14

In certain circles of San Francisco, a case of syphilis can be as common and casual as the flu.

Amid 'Bridgerton' Renewal, Rumors Around Regé-Jean Page's Exit Swirl

Amid 'Bridgerton' Renewal, Rumors Around Regé-Jean Page's Exit Swirl

ENTERTAINMENT | By Brendan Walker | Apr 14

Following the announcement last week that "Bridgerton" star Regé-Jean Page would not be returning to the show, which was renewed by Netflix for Season 3 and 4, it's being reported that clashes with the show's producers might have led to his departure.

'Queer Eye' Star Tan France & Husband Expecting Baby Boy

'Queer Eye' Star Tan France & Husband Expecting Baby Boy

ENTERTAINMENT | By Brendan Walker | Apr 14

"Queer Eye" star Tan France is set to become a father, with him and his husband Rob expecting their first child through surrogacy.

I Got the J&J COVID Vaccine. Now What?

I Got the J&J COVID Vaccine. Now What?

HEALTH/FITNESS | Apr 14

Don't panic. U.S. health officials on Tuesday recommended pausing vaccinations with J&J's shot as they look into reports of six clots out of nearly 7 million doses given in the country.

2 New Airlines Await Americans Looking to Fly Somewhere

2 New Airlines Await Americans Looking to Fly Somewhere

TRAVEL | By David Koenig | Apr 14

Americans are traveling in the greatest numbers in more than a year, and soon they will have two new leisure-oriented airlines to consider for those trips.

Entertainment

Japanese Artist Yayoi Kusama Gives Nature a 'Twist' in NY Garden Show

Japanese Artist Yayoi Kusama Gives Nature a 'Twist' in NY Garden Show

ENTERTAINMENT | By Katherine Roth | Apr 14

An expansive new show featuring works by Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama, famous for mesmerizing polka dots, speckled pumpkins and fascination with the natural world, has opened at The New York Botanical Garden.

Technology

Tweaked COVID Vaccines in Testing Aim to Fend Off Variants

Tweaked COVID Vaccines in Testing Aim to Fend Off Variants

TECHNOLOGY | By Lauran Neergaard | Apr 13

Dozens of Americans are rolling up their sleeves for a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine -- this time, shots tweaked to guard against a worrisome mutated version of the virus.

Finance

What You Need To Know As A Co-Signer

What You Need To Know As A Co-Signer

FINANCE | By Kiah Treece | Apr 13

If you've been asked to co-sign on a loan, it's vital to first understand how co-signing works and what your responsibilities will be under the arrangement.

Cars

GM's Cruise to Operate All-Electric Driverless Cars in Dubai

GM's Cruise to Operate All-Electric Driverless Cars in Dubai

CARS | Apr 13

Dubai said Monday that U.S. self-driving car company Cruise will become the first to operate autonomous taxis and ride-hailing services in the United Arab Emirates city of more than three million people.

Style

Watch: 'RuPaul's Drag Race UK' Contestant A'Whora Bursts Out of 15-Foot Padlock

Watch: 'RuPaul's Drag Race UK' Contestant A'Whora Bursts Out of 15-Foot Padlock

STYLE | Apr 13

Now, that's how you break out of lockdown! "RuPaul's Drag Race UK" contestant A'Whora burst out of a giant 15-foot rose gold padlock in East London to celebrate the easing of lockdown restrictions.

Health/Fitness

What's Known About J&J's Vaccine and Rare Blood Clots

What's Known About J&J's Vaccine and Rare Blood Clots

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Lauran Neergard | Apr 14

A rare, rogue immune response is the main suspect as authorities investigate highly unusual blood clots following use of two similar COVID-19 vaccines from Johnson & Johnson and AstraZeneca.

Travel

White Party Palm Springs Moves Date to Halloween

White Party Palm Springs Moves Date to Halloween

TRAVEL | Apr 13

White Party Palm Springs, known as the largest U.S. circuit event, has moved its dates for this year's event from September to Halloween.