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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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

Does Your Business Checking Account Have These 7 Helpful Features?

Does Your Business Checking Account Have These 7 Helpful Features?

NEWS | By E. Napoletano | Apr 14
Did you ever consider that your business checking account could offer features designed to help grow, manage and streamline your business?

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 13
In an interview with GQ this week, Justin Bieber bashed religious organizers and pastors who, in his words, "put themselves on this pedestal."

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 13
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 13
"Queer Eye" star Tan France is set to become a father, with him and his husband Rob expecting their first child through surrogacy.


News

Poll: 15% of Americans Worse Off a Year into Pandemic

Poll: 15% of Americans Worse Off a Year into Pandemic

NATIONAL | By Sarah Skidmore Sell | Apr 13
While most Americans have weathered the pandemic financially, about 38 million say they are worse off now than before the outbreak began in the U.S.


Technology

Tweaked COVID Vaccines in Testing Aim to Fend Off Variants

Tweaked COVID Vaccines in Testing Aim to Fend Off Variants

HEALTH | 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

6 Ways to Increase Your Social Security Benefits

6 Ways to Increase Your Social Security Benefits

NATIONAL | By Emily Guy Birken | Apr 9
Unlike investment portfolios, annuities or pensions, Social Security is the only retirement income that is guaranteed for life and backed by the full faith and credit of the United States government.


Cars

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

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

AUTO NEWS | 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

GROOMING | 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

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Mayor Open Times Square Vaccine Site

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Mayor Open Times Square Vaccine Site

HEALTH | Apr 13
"Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda joined New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday at the grand opening of a Times Square COVID-19 vaccination site intended to jump-start the city's entertainment industry.