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One More 'I Do,' this Time in Italy, for Kourtney and Travis

One More 'I Do,' this Time in Italy, for Kourtney and Travis

ENTERTAINMENT | By Andrew Dalton | May 23

A trilogy of Kravis nuptials has been completed with a (probably) final ceremony in Portofino, Italy.

'Top Gun' and Tom Cruise Return to the Danger Zone

'Top Gun' and Tom Cruise Return to the Danger Zone

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | May 23

At the box office "Top Gun" did nearly reach "Star Wars" proportions. It was the No. 1 film of 1986, a rocket-boosted, testosterone-fueled sensation that established the then 24-year-old Tom Cruise as a major star.

Silent No More: Biden Admin Makes Moves to Free WNBA Star Brittney Griner

Silent No More: Biden Admin Makes Moves to Free WNBA Star Brittney Griner

NEWS | May 23

Speculation on the reason for Griner's arrest centers on Russian President Vladimir Putin's alleged desire to use the out American basketball star as a geopolitical pawn.

Expert: Monkeypox Likely Spread by Sex at Two Raves in Europe

Expert: Monkeypox Likely Spread by Sex at Two Raves in Europe

NEWS | By Maria Cheng | May 23

A leading adviser to the World Health Organization said the unprecedented outbreak of monkeypox might be explained by risky sexual behavior at two recent mass events in Europe.

Watch: Marjorie Taylor Greene Thanks Bill Maher for his Anti-LGBTQ Rant

Watch: Marjorie Taylor Greene Thanks Bill Maher for his Anti-LGBTQ Rant

ENTERTAINMENT | May 22

Last Friday night Bill Maher turned to the subject of all things LGBTQ, basically claiming the rise in individuals identifying as LGBTQ is because it is "trendy." And he had a bar chart to prove it!

'You're Not Safe.' Extremist Promises 'Hunting Expeditions' Targeting Phoenix Area LGBTQ Target Shoppers

'You're Not Safe.' Extremist Promises 'Hunting Expeditions' Targeting Phoenix Area LGBTQ Target Shoppers

NEWS | May 22

LGBTQ shoppers at Phoenix area Target stores are being victimized by a video threat from a 24-year old, ultra-right wing extremist.

'Anonymous' No More: Qatari Doctor Comes Out, Country's First

'Anonymous' No More: Qatari Doctor Comes Out, Country's First

NEWS | May 22

A Qatari-born doctor, living in the U.S. came out, making him the first openly gay citizen from the country that punishes homosexuality.

Montana Not Following Transgender Birth Certificate Ruling

Montana Not Following Transgender Birth Certificate Ruling

NEWS | By Amy Beth Hanson | May 22

It's been a month since a Montana judge temporarily blocked enforcement of a state law requiring trans people to undergo surgery before they could change their gender on their birth certificate and the state still isn't in compliance with the court order.

Ethan Coen on his Jerry Lee Lewis Doc and Filmmaking Return

Ethan Coen on his Jerry Lee Lewis Doc and Filmmaking Return

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | May 22

Most in the film industry thought Ethan Coen was done with making movies. Ethan did, too.

Consumers Defy Inflation To Support Economy. For How Long?

Consumers Defy Inflation To Support Economy. For How Long?

NEWS | By Christopher Rugaber and Anne D'Innocenzio | May 22

With prices across the economy — from food, gas and rent to cars, airfares and hotel rooms — soaring at their fastest pace in decades, you might think Americans would tap the brakes on spending. Not so far.

News

Taliban Enforcing Face-Cover Order for Female TV Anchors

Taliban Enforcing Face-Cover Order for Female TV Anchors

NEWS | By Rahim Faiez | May 22

Afghanistan's Taliban rulers on Sunday began enforcing an order requiring all female TV news anchors in the country to cover their faces while on-air. The move is part of a hard-line shift drawing condemnation from rights activists.

Business

Oreo Partners with PFLAG for Pride Edition of Classic Cookies

Oreo Partners with PFLAG for Pride Edition of Classic Cookies

BUSINESS | By Kilian Melloy | May 22

Longtime LGBTQ+ ally Oreo has partnered once again with PFLAG to produce a Pride edition of America's Favorite Cookie. The special edition cookies are stamped with the word "Proud."

Technology

Boeing Crew Capsule Launches to Space Station on Test Redo

Boeing Crew Capsule Launches to Space Station on Test Redo

TECHNOLOGY | By Marcia Dunn | May 20

Boeing's crew capsule rocketed into orbit Thursday on a repeat test flight without astronauts, after years of being grounded by flaws that could have doomed the spacecraft.

Finance

'Twitter Philanthropy' Reveals Chasms in Social Safety Net

'Twitter Philanthropy' Reveals Chasms in Social Safety Net

FINANCE | By R.J. Rico | May 20

Millionaire Bill Pulte practices what he calls "Twitter philanthropy," providing financial relief to people who reach out to him for help via social media. But he can only help a fraction of those who ask.

Cars

What to Know Before Getting Your Car Wrapped

What to Know Before Getting Your Car Wrapped

CARS | By Ronald Montoya, Edmunds | May 21

Wrapping a vehicle in vinyl to alter its look was once the domain of show cars, luxury and exotics but has now gone mainstream as part of a growing multibillion-dollar industry.

Style

Shawn Mendes and Tommy Hilfiger Partner Up to 'Play It Forward'

Shawn Mendes and Tommy Hilfiger Partner Up to 'Play It Forward'

STYLE | By Christopher Ehlers | May 22

With a series of three photos that seemed to briefly break the internet last week, Shawn Mendes and Tommy Hilfiger announced a multi-year partnership that seeks to light the way for a more sustainable future in the fashion world.

Travel

Davos Diary: Train, Not Plane Means Scenery, Carbon Cutting

Davos Diary: Train, Not Plane Means Scenery, Carbon Cutting

TRAVEL | By Kelvin Chan | May 23

If I had flown, my 870-kilometer trip would have emitted up to 197 kilograms (434 pounds) of carbon dioxide per passenger into the atmosphere. By train? 12.2 kilograms.