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Inauguration Fashion: Purple, Pearls, American Designers

Inauguration Fashion: Purple, Pearls, American Designers

STYLE | By Leanne Italie | Jan 20
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris showcased American designers at their inauguration Wednesday, and Harris gave a nod to women's suffrage, Shirley Chisholm and her beloved sorority in pearls and purple.

Biden's COVID Challenge: 100 Million Vaccinations in the First 100 Days. It Won't Be Easy.

Biden's COVID Challenge: 100 Million Vaccinations in the First 100 Days. It Won't Be Easy.

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Victoria Knight, PolitiFact | Jan 20
Sluggish vaccine distribution has been attributed to a lack of communication between federal and local departments, not enough funding for large-scale efforts, and confusing federal guidance, but the same problems could plague the Biden administration.

MAGA Insurrectionist Identified by Daughter Fired by UMass Hospital

MAGA Insurrectionist Identified by Daughter Fired by UMass Hospital

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 20
Therese Duke, a far-right Trump supporter who took part in the January 6 insurrection, has been fired from her position at UMass Hospital.

FBI Raids Apartment of Far-Right Gay Trump Supporter

FBI Raids Apartment of Far-Right Gay Trump Supporter

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 20
The apartment of the "Adorable Deplorable" — far-right gay hairstylist and Trump supporter Kristopher Dreww — was raided and searched by the FBI on Monday

Two Organizers of Boston's 2019 Straight Pride Parade Arrested for Participating in Capitol Riot

Two Organizers of Boston's 2019 Straight Pride Parade Arrested for Participating in Capitol Riot

NEWS | Jan 20
Two members of the group behind Boston's 2019 Straight Pride Parade were arrested for participating in the Capitol insurrection.

Biden Takes the Helm as President: 'Democracy has Prevailed'

Biden Takes the Helm as President: 'Democracy has Prevailed'

NEWS | By Jonathan Lemire, Zeke Miller and Alexandra Jaffe | Jan 20
Joe Biden became the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, declaring that "democracy has prevailed" as he took the helm of a deeply divided nation and inherited a confluence of crises arguably greater than any faced by his predecessors.

Vice President Harris: A New Chapter Opens in US Politics

Vice President Harris: A New Chapter Opens in US Politics

NEWS | By Kathleen Ronayne and Alexandra Jaffe | Jan 20
Vice President Kamala Harris broke the barrier Wednesday that has kept men at the top ranks of American power for more than two centuries when she took the oath to hold the nation's second-highest office.

Watch: With Passion and Fashion, Lady Gaga Delivers Powerful Anthem

Watch: With Passion and Fashion, Lady Gaga Delivers Powerful Anthem

NEWS | By Jocelyn Noveck | Jan 20
A full-throated, supremely confident Lady Gaga belted out the national anthem Wednesday in a very Gaga way — with flamboyance, fashion and passion.

Watch: Greek Prime Minister Turns Heads with Revealing Pic of COVID-Vaccine Shot

Watch: Greek Prime Minister Turns Heads with Revealing Pic of COVID-Vaccine Shot

NEWS | Jan 20
When Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis received his second dose of the COVID vaccine he didn't just roll up his sleeve, he opened his shirt. And after posting a video of the moment on Instagram, he became an overnight sensation on social media.

Kamala Harris Chooses Out Black Designer for Inauguration Day

Kamala Harris Chooses Out Black Designer for Inauguration Day

STYLE | By Matthew Wexler | Jan 20
Vice president-elect Kamala Harris wears designs by Christopher John Rogers and Sergio Hudson for Inauguration Day.


News

Jill Biden Catapults Fashion Designer Alexandra O'Neill Into National Spotlight

Jill Biden Catapults Fashion Designer Alexandra O'Neill Into National Spotlight

CULTURE | By Matthew Wexler | Jan 20
Dr. Jill Biden has chosen to wear Alexandra O'Neill's brand Markarian for inauguration day. But who is O'Neill, and what can we expect from Dr. Biden's fashion choices in the next administration?


Business

United Airlines Posts $1 Billion Loss in Pandemic-Laden Q4

United Airlines Posts $1 Billion Loss in Pandemic-Laden Q4

By David Koenig | Jan 20
United Airlines said Wednesday that it finished one of the worst years in its history by losing $1.9 billion in the last three months of 2020, and it predicted more of the same in the first quarter of this year.


Technology

Alec Nysten — Called 'Probably Sexiest Man on Earth' — Gets OnlyFans Pics Hacked

Alec Nysten — Called 'Probably Sexiest Man on Earth' — Gets OnlyFans Pics Hacked

CULTURE | Jan 19
OnlyFans has been a boon for some during the Pandemic, including Aussie model Alec Nysten. But the 28-year old is seeing his revenue stream compromised by leaked pics.


Finance

2021 Stock Market Outlook: Covid Vaccine, Political Gridlock, Possible Recovery

2021 Stock Market Outlook: Covid Vaccine, Political Gridlock, Possible Recovery

WORKPLACE | By Anna-Louise Jackson and Benjamin Curry | Jan 14
The year that brought so many surprises is shaping up to be a surprisingly good one for investors, and that's a timely reminder for 2021.


Style

Michelin France Stars Awarded in Virtual Ceremony

Michelin France Stars Awarded in Virtual Ceremony

FOOD/DRINK | By Thomas Adamson | Jan 19
France's Michelin Guide, which has long served as a bible for foodies, is adapting its awards ceremony in Paris for the year that was like no other.


Health/Fitness

Advocates View Health Care as Key to Driving LGBTQ Rights Conversation

Advocates View Health Care as Key to Driving LGBTQ Rights Conversation

HEALTH | By Aneri Pattani | Jan 20
Surveys in North Carolina and across the nation show that about one-third of transgender people have been refused treatment or suffered verbal or physical abuse from a medical provider, but advocates are fighting for change.


Travel

American who Enthused Bali was Queer-Friendly Being Deported

American who Enthused Bali was Queer-Friendly Being Deported

INTERNATIONAL | By Firdia Lisnawati | Jan 20
An American graphic designer is being deported from the Indonesian resort island of Bali over her viral tweets that celebrated it as a low-cost, queer-friendly place for foreigners to live.


Nightlife

Sexual Fluidity: What We Know and What We Don't

Sexual Fluidity: What We Know and What We Don't

HEALTH | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 9
The term "sexual fluidity" has come under scrutiny as researchers further explore the nuances our sexual expression, attraction and behavior.