Gay News: The Latest

Power Fully Restored at Atlanta's International Airport

Power Fully Restored at Atlanta's International Airport

NEWS | By Jonathan Landrum, Jr. | Dec 18
Minutes after its midnight deadline to get the electricity back on at the world's busiest airport, Georgia Power announced early Monday that power had been fully restored to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International.

Tips and Strategies for Weathering Visits with Family and Friends

Tips and Strategies for Weathering Visits with Family and Friends

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jerry Yelton | Dec 18
Around the holidays, a lot of LGBTQ folks, particularly in the South, have to deal with difficult family members or friends and the ensuing difficult conversations.

Road Made Famous By Transgender Candidate Not a Simple Fix

Road Made Famous By Transgender Candidate Not a Simple Fix

NEWS | By Matthew Barakat | Dec 18
A dreary, congested Virginia highway has reaped an unexpected measure of fame through its role in a historic legislative campaign.

Trump Says He Isn't Considering Firing Mueller Over Emails

Trump Says He Isn't Considering Firing Mueller Over Emails

NEWS | By Jonathan Lemire | Dec 18
President Donald Trump says he is not considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller, but that didn't stop him from adding to the growing conservative criticism of Mueller's acquisition of thousands of emails.

Jones: Trump Shouldn't Resign Over Misconduct Allegations

Jones: Trump Shouldn't Resign Over Misconduct Allegations

NEWS | By Hope Yen | Dec 18
Democratic Sen.-elect Doug Jones says he doesn't think President Donald Trump should resign over allegations of sexual misconduct, echoing the White House's position that voters have already spoken on the issue.

McCain Treated for Viral Infection, Returns Home to Arizona

McCain Treated for Viral Infection, Returns Home to Arizona

NEWS | By Jonathan Lemire | Dec 18
Republican Sen. John McCain has returned home to Arizona after being hospitalized for a viral infection while battling brain cancer and will miss a crucial Senate vote on the GOP tax package, his office said Sunday.

MSNBC Paid Woman Who Said Chris Matthews Harassed Her

MSNBC Paid Woman Who Said Chris Matthews Harassed Her

NEWS | Dec 18
A spokesman for MSNBC on Sunday confirmed a report that a staffer at the news channel nearly two decades ago had been paid and left her job after she complained she was sexually harassed by "Hardball" host Chris Matthews.

'The Last Jedi'  Opens with $220M, 2nd Best Weekend All-Time

'The Last Jedi' Opens with $220M, 2nd Best Weekend All-Time

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Dec 18
"Star Wars: The Last Jedi" will happily settle for second.

Hollywood Star John Travolta Woos Audiences in Saudi Arabia

Hollywood Star John Travolta Woos Audiences in Saudi Arabia

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 18
Hollywood star John Travolta has wooed fans during a visit to Saudi Arabia, where authorities have said that commercial cinemas will reopen next year after more than a three-decade ban on movie theaters.

'Call Me' Goes from Page to Screen

'Call Me' Goes from Page to Screen

ARTS & CULTURE | By Brian Bromberger | Dec 17
The B.A.R. interviewed"Call Me By Your Name" author Andre Aciman by email.


News

Sudden Power Outage Brings Atlanta Airport to a Standstill

Sudden Power Outage Brings Atlanta Airport to a Standstill

NATIONAL | By Jonathan Landrum, Jr. | Dec 17
A sudden power outage brought the world's busiest airport to a standstill Sunday, grounding scores of flights in Atlanta just days before the start of the Christmas travel rush.


Entertainment

Five Steps for Keeping the Peace at the Holiday Dinner Table

Five Steps for Keeping the Peace at the Holiday Dinner Table

CULTURE | By Justin Lavelle | Dec 17
It's all fun and games until someone loses their temper and what started as a festive gathering could end in tears, notably yours, unless you're prepared!


Technology

Calendar Quirk and Amazon Put Pressure on Retailers to Deliver

Calendar Quirk and Amazon Put Pressure on Retailers to Deliver

HOME | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Dec 18
A calendar quirk this year and Amazon's seven-days-a-week delivery capability are building pressure on retailers to deliver.


Finance

Splurged on an Expensive Gift? Don't Forget to Insure It

Splurged on an Expensive Gift? Don't Forget to Insure It

HOME | By Lacie Glover, NerdWallet | Dec 18
Insurance might be the least exciting thing about surprising your loved one with a valuable gift this holiday - but don't let it fall off your priority list.


Cars

Edmunds: Best Year-End Car Deals for 2017

Edmunds: Best Year-End Car Deals for 2017

AUTO NEWS | By Matt Jones and Ronald Montoya | Dec 15
Every December, carmakers and dealerships scramble to hit end-of-year goals and sell off vehicles from the outgoing model year. But this December might be one for the record books.


Style

Last Seating: Trader Vic's Maitre d' Retires After 57 Years

Last Seating: Trader Vic's Maitre d' Retires After 57 Years

FOOD/DRINK | By Eric Risberg | Dec 18
She's worn a gardenia in her hair every day since she started working in 1960 at Trader Vic's, the legendary home of mai tai cocktails. But now Claudette Lum is about to preside over her final seating as a maitre d' at the tiki-themed restaurant.


Health/Fitness

Mental Health Problems Persist After Sandy Hook

Mental Health Problems Persist After Sandy Hook

HEALTH | Dec 17
Five years after the Sandy Hook massacre, efforts to improve mental health care for young people have had mixed results. Many reforms included in key piece of federal legislation remain unfunded.


Nightlife

Sleigh Toys For Tots @ Valanni Restaurant Philly

Sleigh Toys For Tots @ Valanni Restaurant Philly

PHOTO ALBUMS | Dec 14
Valanni held their annual Toys for Tots event that was super-sized to include Bravo's Teresa Giudice from the RHONJ and friends from PhiladelphiaStyle! The host and Emcee was Brittany Lynn and featured Iris Spectre, Aloe Vera and Lady Geisha.