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Florida Surpasses 50K COVID Deaths After Battling Delta Wave

Florida Surpasses 50K COVID Deaths After Battling Delta Wave

NEWS | By Terry Spencer, Adriana Gomez Licon | Sep 17
Florida surpassed 50,000 coronavirus deaths since the pandemic began, health officials reported Thursday, with more than one fourth of those succumbing this summer as the state battled a fierce surge in infections fueled by the delta variant.

Justice Department Reviewing Policies on Transgender Inmates

Justice Department Reviewing Policies on Transgender Inmates

NEWS | By Michael Balsamo and Mohamed Ibrahim | Sep 17
The Justice Department is reviewing its policies on housing transgender inmates in the federal prison system after protections for transgender prisoners were rolled back in the Trump administration, The Associated Press has learned.

'The Crown,' 'Ted Lasso,' Streaming Seek Emmy Awards Glory

'The Crown,' 'Ted Lasso,' Streaming Seek Emmy Awards Glory

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lynn Elber | Sep 17
The miniature statutes given at the Emmy Awards on Sunday can be an outsized boon to egos, careers and guessing games.

Jane Powell, Hollywood Golden-Age Musicals Star, Dies at 92

Jane Powell, Hollywood Golden-Age Musicals Star, Dies at 92

NEWS | By Lynn Elber | Sep 17
Jane Powell, the bright-eyed, operatic-voiced star of Hollywood's golden age musicals who sang with Howard Keel in "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers" and danced with Fred Astaire in "Royal Wedding," has died. She was 92.

Watch: Sondheim Makes Rare TV Appearance & Drops News of New Musical for Next Season

Watch: Sondheim Makes Rare TV Appearance & Drops News of New Musical for Next Season

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 17
Earlier this year it was announced that a long-delayed project by Stephen Sondheim based on Buñuel films would not happen; but the 91-year old told Stephen Colbert is on again.

Jane Powell, Hollywood Golden-Age Musicals Star, Dies at 92

Jane Powell, Hollywood Golden-Age Musicals Star, Dies at 92

NEWS | Sep 16
Jane Powell, the bright-eyed, operatic-voiced star of Hollywood's golden age musicals who sang with Howard Keel in "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers" and danced with Fred Astaire in "Royal Wedding," has died. She was 92.

Diner Shot During Robbery at High-End NYC Restaurant

Diner Shot During Robbery at High-End NYC Restaurant

STYLE | Sep 16
A diner at a high-end Manhattan restaurant was shot in the leg during a stickup in the eatery's outdoor seating area, police said.

Where Is the LGBTQ Representation on Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People?

Where Is the LGBTQ Representation on Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People?

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 16
Time Magazine published its annual 100 Most Influential People list this week with just a few LGBTQ names on it. Here are some suggestions of who could have been on it.

Why Did Rihanna Ask Tom Daley to Photograph Troye Sivan Peeing at Met Gala?

Why Did Rihanna Ask Tom Daley to Photograph Troye Sivan Peeing at Met Gala?

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Sep 16
There is proof that Rihanna asked Tom Daley to take a photo of Troye Sivan peeing in his dress, but no one knows why.

New Frank Ocean Album Reportedly On the Way

New Frank Ocean Album Reportedly On the Way

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Sep 16
The follow up to Frank Ocean's critically lauded hit album "Blonde" is reportedly being shopped to record labels.


News

Polis, 1st Openly Gay Governor Elected, Marries in Colorado

Polis, 1st Openly Gay Governor Elected, Marries in Colorado

NATIONAL | Sep 16
Colorado's Jared Polis, who became the first openly gay man in the United States to be elected governor in 2018, has married his longtime partner and first gentleman Marlon Reis, a writer and animal welfare advocate.


Technology

Watch: 'Fierce Looks' Earn Australian Fly Species a RuPaul-Derived Name

Watch: 'Fierce Looks' Earn Australian Fly Species a RuPaul-Derived Name

INTERNATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 15
An Australian entomologist has given the name Opaluma rupaul to a newly discovered species of soldier fly, a metallic-looking, rainbow insect he says earned the name for "serving fierce looks."


Finance

5 Ways to Rein in Impulse Spending

5 Ways to Rein in Impulse Spending

By Melissa Lambarena, NerdWallet | Sep 12
When the nonessentials threaten to put your finances in jeopardy, it's important to keep your financial goals on track. Here are five strategies to help you navigate impulse spending.


Cars

Edmunds Separates Fact from Fiction about Green Cars

Edmunds Separates Fact from Fiction about Green Cars

AUTO NEWS | By Mark Takahashi of Edmunds | Sep 11
With all the developments in the auto industry you may think your next car will be electric. The experts at Edmunds examin some of the most prevalent EV myths.


Style

Diner Leaves $10,000 Tip for Workers at Florida Restaurant

Diner Leaves $10,000 Tip for Workers at Florida Restaurant

FOOD/DRINK | Sep 17
A diner at a north Florida restaurant gathered the staff of 10 together to thank them for their hard work before leaving them a $10,000 tip to share.


Health/Fitness

White House Offers Nicki Minaj Call to Answer Vaccine Questions

White House Offers Nicki Minaj Call to Answer Vaccine Questions

CELEBRITIES | By Alexandra Jaffe | Sep 16
The White House offered to connect Nicki Minaj with one of the Biden administration's doctors to address her questions about the COVID-19 vaccine, after the Trinidadian-born rapper's erroneous tweet alleging the vaccine causes impotence went viral.


Travel

Malaysia Reopens Resort Island as Vaccinations Rise

Malaysia Reopens Resort Island as Vaccinations Rise

Sep 16
Hundreds of holiday-makers flocked to Malaysia's northern resort island of Langkawi as it reopened Thursday to fully vaccinated travelers.