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Web Series Aims to Educate on PrEP

Web Series Aims to Educate on PrEP

ARTS & CULTURE | By Yael Chanoff | Apr 23
"PrEP Project" premieres May 16. Part of the goal is to spread the word about PrEP, a once-a-day pill that studies show is over 99 percent effective in preventing HIV. It also sets out to break down stigmas about sex and HIV.

'Avatar' Sequels Now Scheduled to Start in December 2020

'Avatar' Sequels Now Scheduled to Start in December 2020

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 23
James Cameron has set the release dates for the next four "Avatar" sequels, with the first coming in 2020.

Hollywood Agent and Producer Sandy Gallin Dies at 76

Hollywood Agent and Producer Sandy Gallin Dies at 76

NEWS | By Mark Kennedy | Apr 23
Sandy Gallin, an agent and talent manager who guided the careers of such luminaries as Barbra Streisand, Dolly Parton, Cher and Nicole Kidman, as well as being a TV, movie and Broadway producer, has died in Los Angeles.

Hillary Clinton Makes Surprise Appearance at Tribeca Fest

Hillary Clinton Makes Surprise Appearance at Tribeca Fest

NEWS | By Jocelyn Noveck | Apr 23
The premiere of a virtual reality short by Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow was already a high-profile event at the Tribeca Film Festival on Saturday night. And then Hillary Clinton walked onstage.

Kathryn Bigelow on VR after her First Try: 'I Love It'

Kathryn Bigelow on VR after her First Try: 'I Love It'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Apr 23
As a filmmaker drawn to the most visceral forms of cinema, it was probably inevitable that Kathryn Bigelow's high-adrenaline curiosities would lead her to virtual reality.

Icelandic Language at Risk; Robots, Computers Can't Grasp It

Icelandic Language at Risk; Robots, Computers Can't Grasp It

NEWS | By Egill Bjarnason | Apr 23
Linguistics experts, studying the future of a language spoken by fewer than 400,000 people in an increasingly globalized world, wonder if this is the beginning of the end for the Icelandic tongue.

AP Fact Check: When Trump Takes Credit and Assigns Blame

AP Fact Check: When Trump Takes Credit and Assigns Blame

NEWS | By Calvin Woodward And Jim Drinkard | Apr 23
A look at the veracity of claims by political figures. One of the most consistent features of President Donald Trump's public statements is his drive to take credit and assign blame.

Trump Tells 'Dreamers' to Rest Easy, Targets Criminals

Trump Tells 'Dreamers' to Rest Easy, Targets Criminals

NEWS | By Julie Pace | Apr 23
Trump, in an interview Friday with The Associated Press, said his administration is "not after the dreamers, we are after the criminals."

Advocates Fan Out in Global Show of Support for Science

Advocates Fan Out in Global Show of Support for Science

NEWS | By Seth Borenstein | Apr 23
From the Washington Monument to Germany's Brandenburg Gate and even to Greenland, scientists, students and research advocates rallied on an often soggy Earth Day.

Trump Sons Take Helm Of Company, Eye Domestic Expansion

Trump Sons Take Helm Of Company, Eye Domestic Expansion

NEWS | By Jonathan Lemire | Apr 23
Apprentices no more, Eric and Donald Trump Jr. are now at the helm of the Trump Organization and adjusting to the reality presented by their father's presidency.


News

Amid North Korea Crisis, Pence Becomes Trump Emissary Abroad

Amid North Korea Crisis, Pence Becomes Trump Emissary Abroad

POLITICS | By Ken Thomas | Apr 23
A 10-day swing through four Pacific Rim nations is offering evidence that Pence has become one of Trump's chief emissaries on the world stage.


Entertainment

Erin Moran, Joanie Cunningham in "Happy Days," Dies at 56

Erin Moran, Joanie Cunningham in "Happy Days," Dies at 56

CELEBRITIES | By Hillel Italie | Apr 23
Erin Moran, the former child star who played Joanie Cunningham in the sitcoms "Happy Days" and "Joanie Loves Chachi," died Saturday at age 56.


Business

American Tries to Learn from United's Mistakes in Incident

American Tries to Learn from United's Mistakes in Incident

NATIONAL | By Mae Anderson | Apr 23
American Airlines said it grounded a flight attendant who got into a verbal confrontation with a passenger on a Friday flight from San Francisco to Dallas-Fort Worth.


Technology

As Orbit Becomes More Crowded, Risk from Space Debris Grows

As Orbit Becomes More Crowded, Risk from Space Debris Grows

SCIENCE | By Frank Jordans | Apr 22
Decades' worth of man-made junk is cluttering up Earth's orbit, posing a threat to spaceflight and the satellites we rely on for weather reports, air travel and global communications.


Cars

Monaco Flying Car Set to Take Off

Monaco Flying Car Set to Take Off

AUTO NEWS | By Milos Krivokapic and Angela Charlton | Apr 22
A Slovakian company called AeroMobil unveiled on Thursday its version of a flying car, a light-framed plane whose wings can fold back, like an insect, and is boosted by a hybrid engine and rear propeller.


Style

Chefs Anthony Bourdain and Jeremiah Tower on New Documentary

Chefs Anthony Bourdain and Jeremiah Tower on New Documentary

FOOD/DRINK | Apr 22
Chef and TV personality Anthony Bourdain and chef Jeremiah Tower join "CBS This Morning" to discuss Bourdain's new documentary, "Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent."


Health/Fitness

ACLU Sues Dignity Health for Discrimination Against Transgender Patient

ACLU Sues Dignity Health for Discrimination Against Transgender Patient

HEALTH | Apr 20
The ACLU of Northern California, the ACLU of Southern California, the ACLU LGBT & HIV Project, and the law firm Covington & Burling LLP filed a lawsuit against Dignity Health for denying care to a transgender patient.


Travel

48 Hours in Memphis

48 Hours in Memphis

By Beth J. Harpaz | Apr 23
These attractions make an easy and interesting two-day itinerary whether you use Memphis as a gateway for other parts of the South, or as a destination unto itself.


Nightlife

Wonka Ball: Forbidden Planet @ Venue SIX10 :: April 21, 2017

Wonka Ball: Forbidden Planet @ Venue SIX10 :: April 21, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | Apr 22
Venue SIX10 played host to a space-themed fundraiser for Chicago's About Face Theatre. Titled "Wonka Ball: Forbidden Planet," The out-of-this-world evening featured cocktails, music and a live auction for vacations and Lady Gaga tickets.