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Mass Shooting in Oslo Kills 2, Wounds 10; Pride Canceled

Mass Shooting in Oslo Kills 2, Wounds 10; Pride Canceled

NEWS | Jun 25

A gunman opened fire in Oslo's night-life district early Saturday in what police are investigating as a possible terrorist attack during the Norwegian capital's annual Pride festival.

For National Hydration Day, the Best Skin Hydrators

For National Hydration Day, the Best Skin Hydrators

STYLE | By Christopher Ehlers | Jun 24

In a recent article celebrating National Sunscreen Day, I wrote that there seems to be a national day for just about everything these days. Well, here we are again, but this time in honor of National Hydration Day.

Watch: Elliot Page Shares Reactions to His Transition from Family and Friends

Watch: Elliot Page Shares Reactions to His Transition from Family and Friends

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Jun 24

On his recent appearance on "Late Night with Seth Meyers," Page shared that most people "weren't surprised" with his transition.

Megan Stalter Comedy Pilot 'Church Girls' Is Coming on HBO

Megan Stalter Comedy Pilot 'Church Girls' Is Coming on HBO

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Jun 24

A24 and HBO are reportedly working on a pilot starring "Hacks" breakout Megan Stalter called "Church Girls." The half-hour comedy will center on a closet lesbian (Stalter) as she wrestles with her sexuality and faith in Ohio.

Ride 'Em, Barbie! Ryan Gosling and Margot Robbie Show Cowboy Chic on 'Barbie' Set

Ride 'Em, Barbie! Ryan Gosling and Margot Robbie Show Cowboy Chic on 'Barbie' Set

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 24

Last week there was the first look of Ryan Gosling as Ken for the upcoming "Barbie" film. This week Gosling joined co-star Margot Robbie with the pair dressed in Western outfits.

US Boosts Monkeypox Testing, 142 Cases Confirmed

US Boosts Monkeypox Testing, 142 Cases Confirmed

NEWS | By Zeke Miller | Jun 24

The Biden administration has started shipping monkeypox tests to commercial laboratories, in a bid to speed diagnoses for suspected infections for the virus that has already infected at least 142 people in the U.S.

Hostess Introduces $TWINKcoins (Seriously)

Hostess Introduces $TWINKcoins (Seriously)

NEWS | Jun 24

This week the sweets giant Hostess "unveiled a new fluffy treat that's a nod to the most prominent cryptocurrencies out there."

With Roe Dead, Some Fear Rollback of LGBTQ+ and Other Rights

With Roe Dead, Some Fear Rollback of LGBTQ+ and Other Rights

NEWS | By John Hanna | Jun 24

The U.S. Supreme Court's decision allowing states to ban abortion immediately stirred alarm Friday among LGBTQ+ advocates, who feared that the ruling could someday allow a rollback of legal protections for gay relationships and access to contraception.

Darren Hayes' Cheeky Photo Gets Censored by IG, Singer Claps Back with 'Homophobia' Claim

Darren Hayes' Cheeky Photo Gets Censored by IG, Singer Claps Back with 'Homophobia' Claim

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 24

Singer Darren Hayes pushed back at Instagram after the social media site censored one of his posts.

LGBTQ+ Youth of Faith Retell their Stories to Inspire Others

LGBTQ+ Youth of Faith Retell their Stories to Inspire Others

NEWS | By Luis Andres Henao | Jun 24

Across the U.S., circumstances vary widely for LGBTQ+ youth seeking religious engagement.

News

Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade; States can Ban Abortion

Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade; States can Ban Abortion

NEWS | By Mark Sherman | Jun 24

The Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years in a decision by its conservative majority to overturn Roe v. Wade. Friday's outcome is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states

Business

Delta Wins Right to Stay at Dallas Airport after Lawsuit

Delta Wins Right to Stay at Dallas Airport after Lawsuit

BUSINESS | Jun 24

Delta Air Lines will be able to continue operating flights at Dallas Love Field for another six years, under a settlement approved by the city council.

Technology

NASA: Give Us Back our Moon Dust and Cockroaches

NASA: Give Us Back our Moon Dust and Cockroaches

TECHNOLOGY | By Mark Pratt | Jun 24

NASA wants its moon dust and cockroaches back: The space agency has asked Boston-based RR Auction to halt the sale of moon dust that was fed to cockroaches during an experiment.

Finance

Gas Prices Sting U.S. Workers who Depend on Their Cars

Gas Prices Sting U.S. Workers who Depend on Their Cars

FINANCE | By Dee-Ann Durbin | Jun 23

Millions of Americans who rely on their cars for work are changing their habits, signing up for carpools or even ditching their cars for bicycles as gas prices recently hit $5 per gallon

Cars

Toyota Recalls Electric Car for Faulty Wheel that May Detach

Toyota Recalls Electric Car for Faulty Wheel that May Detach

CARS | By Yuri Kageyama | Jun 24

Toyota is recalling 2,700 bZ4X crossover vehicles globally for wheel bolts that could become loose, in a major setback for the Japanese automaker's ambitions to roll out electric cars.

Style

Stars Turn Out for Dior's 19,000 Blooms at Paris Show

Stars Turn Out for Dior's 19,000 Blooms at Paris Show

STYLE | By Thomas Adamson | Jun 24

Paris Fashion Week menswear shows geared up a notch Friday, as fashion insiders prepared for Dior's spectacular afternoon show.

Health/Fitness

FDA Bans Juul E-Cigarettes Tied to Teen Vaping Surge

FDA Bans Juul E-Cigarettes Tied to Teen Vaping Surge

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Matthew Perrone | Jun 24

U.S. health regulators on Thursday ordered Juul to pull its electronic cigarettes from the market, the latest blow to the embattled company widely blamed for sparking a national surge in teen vaping.

Travel

Airport Chaos: European Travel Runs into Pandemic Outbacks

Airport Chaos: European Travel Runs into Pandemic Outbacks

TRAVEL | By Kelvin Chan and Mike Corder | Jun 24

The airport lines are long, and lost luggage is piling up. It's going to be a chaotic summer for travelers in Europe.

Nightlife

The Center's Garden Party NYC :: June 21, 2022

The Center's Garden Party NYC :: June 21, 2022

NIGHTLIFE | Jun 24

No other event in the city gives gay New Yorkers that feeling of oh-summer-is-finally here as the Center's Garden Party does. Great food, drinks, performances and everybody in fancy, fun, lighter clothes, makes this the event that nobody wants to miss.