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Transgender Kansas Teacher Honored with Award

Transgender Kansas Teacher Honored with Award

NEWS | Apr 25
A transgender teacher in Kansas has been named "National Educator of the Year" by the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network.

'A Star is Born' Steals Show in Starry Warner Bros. Slate

'A Star is Born' Steals Show in Starry Warner Bros. Slate

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Apr 25
Warner Bros. Pictures brought out the big names for its CinemaCon presentation Tuesday, from stars like Sandra Bullock to movies like "Wonder Woman 2," but it was Bradley Cooper's "A Star is Born" that stole the show.

Madonna Loses Battle to Prevent Auction of Tupac Letter

Madonna Loses Battle to Prevent Auction of Tupac Letter

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 25
Pop star Madonna has lost her battle to prevent an auction of her personal items, including a love letter from her ex-boyfriend, the late rapper Tupac Shakur, a pair of worn panties and a hairbrush containing her hair.

Waffle House Suspect: Erratic Behavior Years Before Shooting

Waffle House Suspect: Erratic Behavior Years Before Shooting

NEWS | By Sheila Burke, Kathleen Foody and Jay Reeves | Apr 25
Travis Reinking's erratic behavior began years before police say he showed up without pants at a Waffle House restaurant and killed four people with an assault-style rifle.

Handshakes and Kisses Aside, Some Issues Split Trump, Macron

Handshakes and Kisses Aside, Some Issues Split Trump, Macron

NEWS | By Darlene Superville and Zeke Miller | Apr 25
With exaggerated handshakes and kisses, President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron professed a sunny, best-friends relationship, even as the two allies strained to bridge differences over the Iran nuclear agreement, Syria and more.

GOP Unsettled by Narrow Win in US House Race in Arizona

GOP Unsettled by Narrow Win in US House Race in Arizona

NEWS | By Bob Christie and Anita Snow | Apr 25
It took a big money push from the Republican Party, tweets by the president and the support of the state's current and former governors, but the GOP held onto an Arizona U.S. House seat they would have never considered endangered in any other year.

'Smallville' Actress Granted Bail in Alleged Sex Cult Case

'Smallville' Actress Granted Bail in Alleged Sex Cult Case

NEWS | By Tom Hays | Apr 25
Allison Mack, the TV actress who starred in The CW network's "Smallville," was bailed out of jail and met with a chaotic scene outside a courthouse where she's charged with helping recruit women as sex slaves for the leader of a self-improvement group.

Melania Trump Takes Her Moment to Sparkle in the Spotlight

Melania Trump Takes Her Moment to Sparkle in the Spotlight

NEWS | By Darlene Superville and Catherine Lucey | Apr 25
There were no celebrity guests, Hollywood entertainers or superstar chefs. But as she stepped out of the background to host her first state dinner, Melania Trump sought to sparkle in her moment in the spotlight.

Nielsen Data Shows Binging for Netflix's 'Lost in Space'

Nielsen Data Shows Binging for Netflix's 'Lost in Space'

ENTERTAINMENT | By DAV | Apr 25
An estimated 6.3 million people saw the premiere of Netflix's "Lost in Space" within the first three days that the streaming service made it available this month.

Medicare Opioid Treatment Gap: Methadone

Medicare Opioid Treatment Gap: Methadone

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Carla K. Johnson | Apr 25
One in three older Americans with Medicare drug coverage is prescribed opioid painkillers, but for those who develop a dangerous addiction there is one treatment Medicare won't cover: methadone.


News

Vicious Hate Crime Beating with a Bicycle Chain Sends Australian Man to Hospital

Vicious Hate Crime Beating with a Bicycle Chain Sends Australian Man to Hospital

CRIME | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 24
25-year-old Bradley Skinner, a resident of Mackay, Australia, was enjoying a meal of pizza with his sister, Amanda, and a friend when a passerby interrupted their evening by calling Bradley a "faggot." Then the bicycle chain came out.


Entertainment

 Review :: Hostiles

Review :: Hostiles

MOVIES | By Kevin Taft | Apr 24
The Best Film of 2017 is finally available on a gorgeous Blu-ray transfer for audiences to see what should have been the film to sweep the Oscars.


Business

Insider Q&A: The Inherent Limits of Temporary Tax Cuts

Insider Q&A: The Inherent Limits of Temporary Tax Cuts

FINANCE | By Marcy Gordon | Apr 24
The tax overhaul that took effect Jan. 1 provides generous permanent breaks for corporations and wealthy Americans, while those for individuals and families are only temporary.


Technology

Financial Expert Taking Facebook to UK Court over Fake Ads

Financial Expert Taking Facebook to UK Court over Fake Ads

PERSONAL TECH | Apr 24
A personal finance expert launched a lawsuit against Facebook in Britain on Monday, claiming the social media company is allowing the publication of scam ads featuring his name.


Finance

Love That Home's View? See How Much More You'll Pay

Love That Home's View? See How Much More You'll Pay

HOME | By Marilyn Lewis | Mar 26
A house with a fabulous view can be hard for a homebuyer to resist. But seeing the mountains, water or city lights from the comfort of home comes at a price.


Cars

China Auto Show Highlights Industry's Electric Ambitions

China Auto Show Highlights Industry's Electric Ambitions

AUTO NEWS | By Joe McDonald | Apr 23
The biggest global auto show of the year showcases China's ambitions to become a leader in electric cars and the industry's multibillion-dollar scramble to roll out models that appeal to price-conscious but demanding Chinese drivers.


Nightlife

Black Party :: April 21, 2018

Black Party :: April 21, 2018

PHOTO ALBUMS | Apr 24
This year's annual Black Party was held at a Brooklyn warehouse with live strange acts and plenty of leather, kinky and skimpy clothing. Everyone was welcome at the wildest party of the year!