Gay News: The Latest

New Exhibit Examines Native American Imagery in U.S. Culture

New Exhibit Examines Native American Imagery in U.S. Culture

ENTERTAINMENT | By Felicia Fonseca | Feb 20
The exhibit that runs through 2022 has opened to good reviews and pushes the national debate over American Indian imagery - including men in headdresses with bows, arrows and tomahawks - and sports teams named the Chiefs, Braves and Blackhawks.

Rare Picasso Print Stolen In Milwaukee

Rare Picasso Print Stolen In Milwaukee

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 20
An original Pablo Picasso print worth up to an estimated $50,000 was stolen from a downtown Milwaukee art appraisal shop. The owner says he and his business partner noticed on Friday that the print, one of only 30 in the world, was missing.

Finally: Flu Season Shows Signs of Leveling Off

Finally: Flu Season Shows Signs of Leveling Off

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Mike Stobbe, Carla K. Johnson | Feb 20
This nasty flu season, which has been worsening for months, may finally be leveling off.

Britney Spears Praises Openly Gay Olympians Adam Rippon & Gus Kenworthy

Britney Spears Praises Openly Gay Olympians Adam Rippon & Gus Kenworthy

NEWS | Feb 20
Britney Spears took time over the weekend to shout out her love for openly gay Olympic athletes Adam Rippon and Gus Kenworthy.

Man Who Sued Ex-Seattle Mayor on Sex Abuse Claims Found Dead

Man Who Sued Ex-Seattle Mayor on Sex Abuse Claims Found Dead

NEWS | Feb 20
A 47-year-old man who sued former Seattle Mayor Ed Murray over sexual abuse claims that effectively ended Murray's political career was found dead Friday in a motel room.

Fergie Says 'Tried My Best' After National Anthem Blowback

Fergie Says 'Tried My Best' After National Anthem Blowback

NEWS | By Greg Beacham | Feb 20
Fergie is apologizing after trying something different with the national anthem at the NBA All-Star Game.

Trump Endorses Romney's Senate Bid - and Romney Accepts

Trump Endorses Romney's Senate Bid - and Romney Accepts

NEWS | Feb 20
President Donald Trump is endorsing Mitt Romney in Utah's Senate race, another sign that the two Republicans are burying the hatchet after a fraught relationship.

Ex-Workers at Russian 'Troll Factory' Trust US Indictment

Ex-Workers at Russian 'Troll Factory' Trust US Indictment

NEWS | By Naira Davlashyan and Irina Titova | Feb 20
While Russian officials scoff at a U.S. indictment charging 13 Russians with meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, several people who worked at the same St. Petersburg "troll factory" say they think the criminal charges are well-founded.

Fred Rogers, America's Favorite Neighbor, Celebrated in 2018

Fred Rogers, America's Favorite Neighbor, Celebrated in 2018

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Feb 20
It's been 50 years since Fred Rogers first appeared on TV screens, a gentle and avuncular man who warbled "Won't You Be My Neighbor?" as he changed into a cardigan and sneakers.

Trump Offers Support for Background Checks on Gun Buys

Trump Offers Support for Background Checks on Gun Buys

NEWS | By Catherine Lucey and Maria Danilova | Feb 20
From the confines of his golf club, President Donald Trump offered support for a limited strengthening of federal background checks on gun purchases Monday while staying largely mum in the last few days about the victims of the Florida school massacre.


News

Virtue, Moir Win Ice Dance for 3rd Career Olympic Gold Medal

Virtue, Moir Win Ice Dance for 3rd Career Olympic Gold Medal

SPORTS | By Dave Skretta | Feb 20
Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir were the last couple to leave the ice after their warmup early Tuesday, the Canadian ice dancers soaking in every second before their final Olympic performance.


Entertainment

 Review :: The Hero

Review :: The Hero

MOVIES | By Kilian Melloy | Feb 20
What starts out as a critique of film and celebrity gracefully becomes a philosophical rumination, in a top-notch Blu-ray edition of Satyajit Ray's much-admired film "The Hero."


Business

Agency Managing Vast U.S. Lands Experiences Year of Upheaval

Agency Managing Vast U.S. Lands Experiences Year of Upheaval

CORPORATE | By Matthew Brown | Feb 20
A year of upheaval at the U.S. Interior Department has seen dozens of senior staff members reassigned and key leadership positions left unfilled, rules considered burdensome to industry shelved, and a sweeping reorganization proposed.


Finance

Buying A Home As An Unmarried Couple? Do These 3 Things

Buying A Home As An Unmarried Couple? Do These 3 Things

REAL ESTATE | By Beth Buczynski | Jan 27
Love and marriage don't always go together, no matter what Sinatra says. If you're in a committed relationship but nuptials are on the back burner, just know your dream of buying a home doesn't have to be.


Cars

Ram Trucks Recalled to Fix Problem with Gear Shifters

Ram Trucks Recalled to Fix Problem with Gear Shifters

AUTO NEWS | Feb 19
Fiat Chrysler is recalling about 229,000 Ram trucks, mostly in North America, because they can be shifted out of park without a key in the ignition or a foot on the brake.


Style

Erdem Presents Fancy & Floral at London Fashion Week

Erdem Presents Fancy & Floral at London Fashion Week

FASHION | Feb 20
London Fashion Week is nearing its conclusion with a flurry of shows emphasizing romance and femininity. There has been a focus on careful, often exquisite workmanship and an embrace of mystery and drama.


Health/Fitness

Happy Heart Month: What People Living With HIV Should Know

Happy Heart Month: What People Living With HIV Should Know

HIV/AIDS | Feb 19
Did you know people living with HIV are at an increased risk of experiencing cardiovascular disease? Fortunately, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases-supported research is getting to the heart of the problem.


Travel

I Spy: New NYC Attraction Offers Espionage History

I Spy: New NYC Attraction Offers Espionage History

CULTURE | By Deepti Hajela | Feb 19
Hello, recruit. Your mission, should you choose to accept it: Learn about the elements of spying, its history, and find out what kind of spy you could be.


Nightlife

White Party Puerto Vallarta

White Party Puerto Vallarta

PHOTO ALBUMS | Feb 19
Puerto Vallarta celebrated with an Under the Sea theme that had attendees dressed in white, on the beach, at sunset. This is the second year that Mexico held this fun event, presented by Jeffrey Sanker, who makes White Party Palm Springs happen each year.