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  John Cameron Mitchell Set For Role as the Tiger King in "Joe Exotic" Narrative Drama

John Cameron Mitchell Set For Role as the Tiger King in "Joe Exotic" Narrative Drama

ENTERTAINMENT | By Brendan Walker | Apr 20
"Hedwig and The Angry Inch's" John Cameron Mitchell has signed on for a title role as Joe Exotic in a recently announced project from UCP, based on the Wondery podcast about the subject.

Ex-Cop Derek Chauvin Guilty of Murder and Manslaughter in Floyd Case

Ex-Cop Derek Chauvin Guilty of Murder and Manslaughter in Floyd Case

NEWS | By Amy Forliti, Stephen Groves and Tammy Webber | Apr 20
Former Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murder and manslaughter for pinning George Floyd to the pavement with his knee on the Black man's neck in a case that touched off worldwide protests.

The Shock and Reality of Catching Covid After Being Vaccinated

The Shock and Reality of Catching Covid After Being Vaccinated

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Steven Findlay | Apr 20
As more Americans every day are inoculated, a tiny but growing number are contending with the disturbing experience of getting covid despite having had one shot, or even two.

Watch: Spanish Water Polo Star Víctor Gutiérrez Pushes Back After Being Called Gay Slur at Match

Watch: Spanish Water Polo Star Víctor Gutiérrez Pushes Back After Being Called Gay Slur at Match

NEWS | Apr 20
Spanish water polo star Víctor Gutiérrez has said enough to homophobic insults after being called one by an opponent this past weekend.

Scott Rudin Says He Will 'Step Back' from Film Projects Also

Scott Rudin Says He Will 'Step Back' from Film Projects Also

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 20
Scott Rudin says he's "stepping back" from film and streaming projects, along with his Broadway productions, as the fallout continued for one of the entertainment industry's most powerful and prolific producers following renewed accusations of bullying.

Ted Nugent, Who Once Dismissed COVID-19, Sickened by Virus

Ted Nugent, Who Once Dismissed COVID-19, Sickened by Virus

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 20
Rocker Ted Nugent is revealing he was in agony after testing positive for coronavirus — months after he said the virus was "not a real pandemic."

Watch: Volunteers Flock in Force to Paint Australian Man's House in Rainbow Colors after Homophobic Death Threats

Watch: Volunteers Flock in Force to Paint Australian Man's House in Rainbow Colors after Homophobic Death Threats

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 20
Volunteers came from far and near to help a gay Australian man paint his house in the colors of the rainbow - inside and out - after local homophobes made death threats against him.

Watch: Namibian Court Rejects Same-Sex Couple's Plea to Bring Their Daughters Home

Watch: Namibian Court Rejects Same-Sex Couple's Plea to Bring Their Daughters Home

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 20
A Namibian court turned away an appeal from a gay father who is stranded in South Africa with his five-week-old twin daughters. Namibia has said it will refuse to issue documents to the infants without "genetic proof."

Out Weatherman Sues Former Employer; Claims Anti-Gay, Religious Discrimination

Out Weatherman Sues Former Employer; Claims Anti-Gay, Religious Discrimination

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 20
Sven Sundgaard, out former weatherman for Minneapolis TV station KARE 11, is suing the station, saying his firing last year was due to his sexual orientation and Jewish faith.

Oscar Predictions: Can Anything Beat 'Nomadland'?

Oscar Predictions: Can Anything Beat 'Nomadland'?

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle and Lindsey Bahr | Apr 20
Ahead of Sunday's 93rd Academy Awards, Associated Press Film Writers Jake Coyle and Lindsey Bahr share their predictions for a ceremony that is forging on in the midst of the pandemic.


News

How To Get A Small-Dollar Mortgage

How To Get A Small-Dollar Mortgage

NATIONAL | By Bob Musinski | Apr 20
While these loans are a small share of the overall number of mortgages issued each year, they are vital to low- and middle-income families who are trying to buy a home.


Entertainment

Review" Bong Joon Ho's 'Memories Of Murder' a Darkly Chilling Procedural with Biting Satire

Review" Bong Joon Ho's 'Memories Of Murder' a Darkly Chilling Procedural with Biting Satire

MOVIES | By Greg Vellante | Apr 20
Arguably one of Bong Joon Ho's most searing and monumental works, "Memories of Murder" follows a string of serial killings in a small rural community of South Korea in the 1980s. It's now available on Criterion Collection Blu-ray.


Business

Restaurants, Delivery Apps Still at Odds as Demand Grows

Restaurants, Delivery Apps Still at Odds as Demand Grows

FOOD/DRINK | By Dee-Ann Durbin | Apr 20
Restaurants and delivery companies remain uneasy partners, haggling over fees and struggling to make the service profitable for themselves and each other.


Technology

Half of US Adults Have Received At Least One COVID-19 Shot

Half of US Adults Have Received At Least One COVID-19 Shot

NATIONAL | By Hope Yen and Jonathan Mattise | Apr 19
Half of all adults in the U.S. have received at least one COVID-19 shot, the government announced Sunday, marking another milestone in the nation's largest-ever vaccination campaign.


Finance

How Long Should You Keep Tax Records?

How Long Should You Keep Tax Records?

NATIONAL | By Elen Chang | Apr 19
In almost all cases, you can shred or throw away any documents such as W-2s, 1099s or other forms or receipts three years after you file your tax return.


Cars

Edmunds: How to Test-Drive Vehicle Technology

Edmunds: How to Test-Drive Vehicle Technology

AUTO NEWS | By Rex Tokeshi-Torres of Edmunds | Apr 17
How can you evaluate new gadgets in the typical 15- to 20-minute test drive if you don't quite know what they do or what to look for?


Style

Fashion Industry Evolves, as Virus Forces a Rethink

Fashion Industry Evolves, as Virus Forces a Rethink

FASHION | By Thomas Adamson and Francois Mori | Apr 18
The pandemic has torn a multibillion-dollar bite out of the fabric of Europe's fashion industry, stopped runway shows and forced brands to show their designs digitally instead.


Health/Fitness

How Hormone Therapy Affects Blood Pressure Differently in Transgender Men, Women

How Hormone Therapy Affects Blood Pressure Differently in Transgender Men, Women

HEALTH | By American Heart Association | Apr 20
Gender-affirming hormone therapy, which uses hormones to align an individual's physical characteristics with their gender identity, has been linked to blood pressure changes in transgender men and women, new research finds.


Travel

One of Largest Casino Projects on Vegas Strip Sets Opening

One of Largest Casino Projects on Vegas Strip Sets Opening

By Ken Ritter | Apr 20
One of the biggest casino projects ever on the Las Vegas Strip has set a date to open, after more than seven years of planning and building.