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20 Years Later, New Generation of Harry Potter Fans

20 Years Later, New Generation of Harry Potter Fans

ENTERTAINMENT | By Deepti Hajela | Jun 29
As the 20th anniversary of the initial publishing of the first Harry Potter book is celebrated this week, another generation is being introduced to Harry, Hogwarts and all the rest of the magical world created by author J.K. Rowling.

Cardinal Takes Leave from Vatican After Sex Assault Charges

Cardinal Takes Leave from Vatican After Sex Assault Charges

NEWS | By Nicole Winfield | Jun 29
Cardinal George Pell, one of Pope Francis' top advisers, took a leave of absence as the Vatican's financial czar on Thursday to fight multiple criminal charges in his native Australia that allege he committed sexual assault years ago.

Online Hate Speech May Soon Incur a Hefty Bill in Germany

Online Hate Speech May Soon Incur a Hefty Bill in Germany

NEWS | By Frank Jordans | Jun 29
German lawmakers are poised to pass a bill designed to enforce the country's existing limits on free speech - including the long-standing ban on Holocaust denial - in social networks.

Adele Hints '25' Tour is Her Last

Adele Hints '25' Tour is Her Last

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 29
Pop superstar Adele has hinted that her current tour for Grammy-winning album "25" will be her last.

Limits on Travel to US Issued After Supreme Court Ruling

Limits on Travel to US Issued After Supreme Court Ruling

NEWS | By Matthew Lee | Jun 29
The Trump administration has set new criteria for visa applicants from six mainly Muslim nations and all refugees that require a "close" family or business tie to the United States.

Rob Lowe Says He Feared Death During Bigfoot-Like Encounter

Rob Lowe Says He Feared Death During Bigfoot-Like Encounter

NEWS | Jun 29
Rob Lowe says he thought he was going to be killed during an encounter with a bigfoot creature while filming his new A&E docuseries.

Justice Dept. Group Honors Transgender Teen in Bathroom Case

Justice Dept. Group Honors Transgender Teen in Bathroom Case

NEWS | By Sadie Gurman | Jun 29
A transgender teen who sued to be able to use the boys' bathroom was honored Wednesday by members of a Justice Department whose leadership undercut his landmark case before it could be heard by the Supreme Court.

Disney: Animatronic Trump Will Speak at Disney World Show

Disney: Animatronic Trump Will Speak at Disney World Show

NEWS | Jun 28
Disney has confirmed that an animatronic version of President Donald Trump will have a speaking role at its Hall of Presidents attraction at Walt Disney World in Florida.

Listen: Bruno Mars and David Guetta Unveil 'Versace on the Floor'

Listen: Bruno Mars and David Guetta Unveil 'Versace on the Floor'

NIGHTLIFE | Jun 28
Multiple Grammy Award-winning musicians/producers Bruno Mars and David Guetta announce the release of "Versace on the Floor (Bruno Mars vs. David Guetta)"

34 US Senators Take DeVos to Task for Link to Hate Group and Failure to Protect Transgender Students

34 US Senators Take DeVos to Task for Link to Hate Group and Failure to Protect Transgender Students

NEWS | Jun 28
"You claim to support civil rights and oppose discrimination, but your actions belie your assurances," the senators wrote.


News

Gay Marriage-Recusal Law Survives Federal Court Challenge

Gay Marriage-Recusal Law Survives Federal Court Challenge

NATIONAL | By Jonathan Drew | Jun 28
North Carolina's law allowing magistrates to refuse to perform same-sex marriages survived a challenge Wednesday when an appeals court determined that three couples weren't harmed enough to fight the state's use of taxpayer money to apply the law.


Entertainment

Seattle Men's Chorus Boldly Belts out Bette, Babs & Beyoncé for Pride Month
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Seattle Men's Chorus Boldly Belts out Bette, Babs & Beyoncé for Pride Month

NATIONAL | Jun 19
Seattle Men's Chorus (SMC) proudly takes the McCaw Hall stage for Bette, Babs &Beyoncé, belting out many of the songs made famous by this beloved trio of divas: Bette Midler, Barbra Streisand, and Beyoncé Knowles.

Watch: In 'I Am Jazz' Preview, Jazz Jennings Opts to Skip Surgery

Watch: In 'I Am Jazz' Preview, Jazz Jennings Opts to Skip Surgery

TELEVISION | Jun 28
Jazz Jennings has hit a breakthrough in her self-perception as she continues to transition to her most authentic self.


Business

Debt, Protectionism Could Drag Down Improving Global Economy

Debt, Protectionism Could Drag Down Improving Global Economy

FINANCE | By David McHugh | Jun 28
The global economy's recovery is maturing and faces risks from populist rejection of free trade and from high debt that could burden consumers and companies as interest rates rise.


Technology

SpaceX Launches 10 Satellites from California Air Base

SpaceX Launches 10 Satellites from California Air Base

SCIENCE | By John Antczak and Christopher Weber | Jun 28
A SpaceX rocket carried 10 communications satellites into orbit from California on Sunday, two days after the company successfully launched a satellite from Florida.


Finance

Summer Vacation? Lots of Americans Say They Can't Afford It

Summer Vacation? Lots of Americans Say They Can't Afford It

SAVING | By Beth J. Harpaz, Emily Swanson | Jun 20
Forget frequent flier miles, last-minute getaways and even road trips. Nearly half of Americans say they won't be taking a vacation this summer, mostly because they can't afford it.


Cars

Edmunds: Deals for July Fourth Car Shoppers

AUTO NEWS | By Matt Jones, Edmunds | Jun 28
With the July Fourth holiday approaching, car dealership advertisements flood the airwaves and every deal sounds better than the one before it. Given all that noise, you might have a case of car-deal information overload.


Style

Are You Boring? Research Says You Likely Think So

Are You Boring? Research Says You Likely Think So

HOME | Jun 28
A new study into the routines and existences of 2,000 Americans found that as many as 65 percent worry they've become a boring person.


Travel

Vegas to Launch Latest Legal Vice for Tourists: Pot

Vegas to Launch Latest Legal Vice for Tourists: Pot

By Scott Sonner | Jun 28
Lines are expected Saturday outside some medical marijuana dispensaries in Las Vegas and other Nevada cities that will begin selling pot for recreational use for the first time since voters approved it in November.


Nightlife

Pride Island On Pier 26 :: June 25, 2017

Pride Island On Pier 26 :: June 25, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jun 28
Sunday's Pride Island was the official NYC Pride closing event, one of the most energy-charged events of the year in the city. DJ's Scott Martin, Cindel, Chus & Ceballos, and Grammy Award winner Nelly Furtado closed the weekend of celebrations.