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Donna Karan Begs Forgiveness for Harvey Weinstein Remarks

Donna Karan Begs Forgiveness for Harvey Weinstein Remarks

NEWS | Oct 18
Fashion designer Donna Karan is "apologetic from the bottom of my heart" and embarrassed about "stupid" remarks she made last week that suggested sexual harassment victims were "asking for it" by the way they dressed.

US Rep: Trump Says Fallen Soldier Knew What He Signed Up for

US Rep: Trump Says Fallen Soldier Knew What He Signed Up for

NEWS | Oct 18
President Donald Trump told the widow of a soldier killed in an ambush in Niger that her husband "knew what he signed up for," according to a Florida congresswoman who says she heard part of the conversation on speakerphone.

Weinstein's Film Academy Ouster Raises Concerns About Others

Weinstein's Film Academy Ouster Raises Concerns About Others

NEWS | By Lindsey Bahr | Oct 18
Harvey Weinstein has been kicked out of the group that awards the Oscars and his producers guild expulsion is a formality at this point, but now questions are being raised about what to do with others accused of wrongdoing who remain members.

Diana Ross to Perform, be Honored at American Music Awards

Diana Ross to Perform, be Honored at American Music Awards

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 18
Diana Ross will receive a lifetime achievement honor at next month's American Music Awards and will celebrate with a performance on the broadcast next month.

'Project Runway' Fashion Designer Mychael Knight Dies at 39

'Project Runway' Fashion Designer Mychael Knight Dies at 39

NEWS | By Chevel Johnson | Oct 18
Georgia fashion designer Mychael Knight, who was a finalist on the popular TV competition show "Project Runway," died Tuesday at age 39.

Head of Amazon Studios Resigns After Harassment Charge

Head of Amazon Studios Resigns After Harassment Charge

NEWS | By David Bauder | Oct 18
Amazon Studios says it has accepted the resignation of its top executive, Roy Price, following sexual harassment allegations made by a producer on the Amazon series "Man in the High Castle."

Showrunner Alleges Sexual Harassment by Bob Weinstein

Showrunner Alleges Sexual Harassment by Bob Weinstein

NEWS | By Frazier Moore | Oct 18
Spike network is investigating reports of sexual harassment by the brother of disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein against the female showrunner of a series produced by The Weinstein Co. and aired on Spike.

Twitter Vows New Crackdown on Hateful, Abusive Tweets

Twitter Vows New Crackdown on Hateful, Abusive Tweets

NEWS | Oct 18
Twitter vowed to crack down further on hate speech and sexual harassment, days after CEO Jack Dorsey said in a tweet-storm that the company was "still" not doing enough to protect its users.

Trump and the New Politics of Honoring War Dead

Trump and the New Politics of Honoring War Dead

NEWS | By Calvin Woodward and Russ Bynum | Oct 18
Like presidents before him, Trump has made personal contact with some families of the fallen, not all. What's different is that Trump, alone among them, has picked a political fight over who's done better to honor the war dead and their families.

Democratic Senators to Press Sessions on Talks with Trump

Democratic Senators to Press Sessions on Talks with Trump

NEWS | By Sadie Gurman and Eric Tucker | Oct 18
Democratic senators plan to press Attorney General Jeff Sessions about his private communications with the president when he appears before a Senate committee Wednesday to discuss his leadership of the Justice Department.


News

ACLU aims to Stop Transgender Bathroom Initiative in Montana

ACLU aims to Stop Transgender Bathroom Initiative in Montana

NATIONAL | By Amy Beth Hanson | Oct 18
The ACLU of Montana filed a lawsuit Tuesday challenging the constitutionality of a proposed ballot initiative that would require transgender residents to use public bathrooms and locker rooms that correspond with their sex at birth.


Entertainment

 Review :: The Untold Tales Of Armistead Maupin (Out On Film, OUTshine, Reel Q, Twist)
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Review :: The Untold Tales Of Armistead Maupin (Out On Film, OUTshine, Reel Q, Twist)

MOVIES | By Roger Walker-Dack | Oct 9
A very affectionate documentary on one of the greatest LGBT story tellers of all time.

 Review :: What Happened

Review :: What Happened

BOOKS | By Kitty Drexel | Oct 17
While at times wordy beyond the want of necessity, Clinton tells us honestly and openly how and why she lost big last November.


Business

Las Vegas Tourism Sees Changes in Aftermath of Shooting

CORPORATE | By Regina Garcia Cano | Oct 17
Las Vegas' tourism sector is bracing for changes in the aftermath of the massacre that killed 58 people at an outdoor music festival.


Technology

Scientists Witness Huge Cosmic Crash

Scientists Witness Huge Cosmic Crash

SCIENCE | Oct 17
A violent collision of two super-dense neutron stars in a distant galaxy has helped astronomers uncover cosmic secrets, including where gold comes from. Scientists revealed that detectors picked up the crash's faint signals in mid-August.


Finance

An Insider's Look at a Timeshare Pitch

An Insider's Look at a Timeshare Pitch

REAL ESTATE | By Marjorie Miller | Oct 6
I had filled out a form to win a Whole Foods gift certificate. Instead I got a phone call from "Hannah" at FantaSea Resorts congratulating me on winning a travel package.AP Photo/Julio Cortez


Cars

Self-Driving Cars Could Ease Traffic, but Increase Sprawl

Self-Driving Cars Could Ease Traffic, but Increase Sprawl

AUTO NEWS | By Matt O'Brien | Oct 17
A new study inspired by Boston's early experiments with self-driving cars finds that the technology could ease congestion, but might also lead to more cars on the road and further encourage urban sprawl.


Style

Cocktail Culture: Spiced Orchard Pear

Cocktail Culture: Spiced Orchard Pear

FOOD/DRINK | Oct 18
Cold-weather cocktails aren't limited to eggnogs and mulled ciders. And there's an ingredient you may not have considered that is definitely worth adding to your repertoire - scotch.


Health/Fitness

Gilead Sciences Awards $7.5M to HIV Cure Initiatives

Gilead Sciences Awards $7.5M to HIV Cure Initiatives

AIDS | Oct 16
Gilead Sciences, Inc. today announced the second round of recipients of its HIV cure grants program of $7.5 million to support five additional HIV cure research initiatives.


Travel

Terror Aboard Indonesia AirAsia Flight

Terror Aboard Indonesia AirAsia Flight

By Rod McGuirk | Oct 17
Passengers on an Indonesia AirAsia flight from Australia to the holiday island of Bali described a panicked flight crew announcing an emergency and oxygen masks dropping from the ceiling after their airliner lost cabin air pressure and rapidly descended.


Nightlife

Orlando Pride : The Most Colorful Parade :: October 14, 2017

Orlando Pride : The Most Colorful Parade :: October 14, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | Oct 17
The Most Colorful Parade is the highlight of Orlando's Come Out With Pride. With Grand Marshal Rebecca Storozuk, Orange County's first transgender sheriff's deputy, the community came together to show their Pride and to support the LGBTQ+ community.