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Lawmaker: Louisiana Domestic Abuse Laws Risk Nullification

Lawmaker: Louisiana Domestic Abuse Laws Risk Nullification

NEWS | By R.J. Rico | May 25
A Louisiana lawmaker fears women and children could lose crucial domestic violence protections if his colleagues refuse to join 48 states that have widened the safeguards to include same-sex couples.

GLAAD Reports Slim Increase in LGBTQ Representation in Film

GLAAD Reports Slim Increase in LGBTQ Representation in Film

NEWS | May 25
The advocacy group GLAAD says the representation of LGBTQ characters in major Hollywood films increased nearly 1 percent in 2016, but the group says many of the portrayals weren't positive.

Did Divine Just Get a Dream House? Exhibit of John Waters Movies Action Figure Toys Opens in NYC

Did Divine Just Get a Dream House? Exhibit of John Waters Movies Action Figure Toys Opens in NYC

ENTERTAINMENT | May 25
As a action figure-loving child, did you ever dream of picking up a hitchhiking teenage Dawn Davenport in your toy Edsel station wagon? Or maybe you even played with the idea of feeding tiny plastic dog poop to a handheld version of Babs Johnson.

PopUps: Carrie Fisher's Daughter Billie Lourd to Star on 'American Horror Story'

PopUps: Carrie Fisher's Daughter Billie Lourd to Star on 'American Horror Story'

ENTERTAINMENT | May 25
Showrunner Ryan Murphy took to Instagram Wednesday to announce "Scream Queens" star Billie Lourd will be on the upcoming season of "American Horror Story."

Choreographer Sam Pinkleton: Making 'The Great Comet' Dance Without a Stage

Choreographer Sam Pinkleton: Making 'The Great Comet' Dance Without a Stage

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Nesti | May 25
Choreographer Sam Pinkleton faced an unusual problem in staging the movement for "Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812," but he's something of an unusual choreographer. Read how he made this hit musical dance.

In Emotional Video to Fans, Gay Porn Actor Opens Up About HIV Status

In Emotional Video to Fans, Gay Porn Actor Opens Up About HIV Status

NEWS | May 25
A gay porn actor took to his YouTube channel this week to open up about his HIV-positive status.

Reports Claim Ariana Grande Offered to Pay for Manchester Victims' Funerals

Reports Claim Ariana Grande Offered to Pay for Manchester Victims' Funerals

NEWS | May 25
Numerous reports say pop star Ariana Grande offered to pay for the funerals of her 22 fans who lost their lives during the terrorist attack on her concert in Manchester, England Monday.

Ex-Tennis Great Avoids Qantas Over Same-Sex Marriage Edict

Ex-Tennis Great Avoids Qantas Over Same-Sex Marriage Edict

NEWS | May 25
Former tennis great and now Christian pastor Margaret Court says she will stop using Qantas "where possible" in protest over the Australian airline's promotion of same-sex marriage.

Trumpcare Bill: 23 Million More Uninsured; Sick Risk Higher Costs

Trumpcare Bill: 23 Million More Uninsured; Sick Risk Higher Costs

NEWS | By Alan Fram and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | May 25
Congress' official budget analyst is projecting that the House Republican health care bill would produce 23 million more uninsured people and costly, perhaps unaffordable coverage for the seriously ill.

Media Mogul Jerry Perenchio Dies in LA at 86

Media Mogul Jerry Perenchio Dies in LA at 86

NEWS | By Robert Jablon | May 25
Though he backed mainly Republican and conservative causes media mogul and billionaire Jerry Perenchio's charitable giving extended to AIDS and gay service and environmental groups.


News

GOP Candidate Charge with Assault of Reporters

GOP Candidate Charge with Assault of Reporters

POLITICS | By Bobb Caina Calvan | May 25
Thursday's nationally-watched election for Montana's sole congressional seat got a last-minute twist when the Republican candidate, Greg Gianforte, was charged with misdemeanor assault for grabbing a reporter by the neck and throwing him to the ground.


Entertainment

 Review :: Father Comes Home from the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3)
Atlanta, GA

Review :: Father Comes Home from the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3)

THEATRE | By Daniel Lamb | May 18
In "Father Comes Home From The Wars (Parts 1,2,3)," Suzan-Lori Parks offers a winding, lyric adaptation of Homer's "Odyssey" set against the backdrop of the American Civil War.

Kidman's Cannes Catwalk

Kidman's Cannes Catwalk

FASHION | May 25
Nicole Kidman gets emotional with husband Keith Urban in Cannes; Jourdan Dunn, Sonam Kapoor, Eva Longoria shimmer in gold.


Business

AP FACT CHECK: Budget Chief Slams Obama Growth Forecast

AP FACT CHECK: Budget Chief Slams Obama Growth Forecast

LEGAL | By Josh Boak | May 25
Trump budget director Mick Mulvaney, defending an administration that promises more economic growth than many think it can deliver, said Tuesday it's the Obama administration that went overboard in its forecasts for growth.


Technology

Space Archaeology

Space Archaeology

SCIENCE | May 25
Archaeologist Sarah Parcak uses satellite photos to locate ancient sites and she's finding them - thousands. Bill Whitaker reports on the game-changing method.


Finance

Cohousing Puts the Emphasis on Neighborhood

Cohousing Puts the Emphasis on Neighborhood

HOME | By Tracee M. Herbaugh | May 24
What exactly is cohousing? It's a community-focused living arrangement, where residents share space, chores and fellowship. The idea started in Denmark in the 1960s and has spread across Europe and the U.S.


Cars

Paint Job: BMW's Art on Wheels

Paint Job: BMW's Art on Wheels

AUTO NEWS | May 25
In 1975 Herve Poulain, a racing enthusiast and art lover, persuaded artist Alexander Calder to paint German automaker BMW's entry at Le Mans. The idea took off.


Health/Fitness

Wisconsin Seeks to be First to Drug Test Medicaid Applicants

Wisconsin Seeks to be First to Drug Test Medicaid Applicants

POLITICS | By Scott Bauer | May 25
Gov. Scott Walker wants to make Wisconsin the first state in the country to require childless adults applying for Medicaid to undergo drug screening, a move that could serve as a national model.