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Watch: Former Producer Speaks Out Against Ellen DeGeneres: She's a 'Toxic, Phony, Hypocrite, Liar'

Watch: Former Producer Speaks Out Against Ellen DeGeneres: She's a 'Toxic, Phony, Hypocrite, Liar'

NEWS | Aug 6
A former producer of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" spoke out against the titular talkshow host in an interview with "Inside Edition" and didn't hold back about her ex-boss.

Polish LGBT People Leaving as Post-Vote Mood Grows Hostile

Polish LGBT People Leaving as Post-Vote Mood Grows Hostile

NEWS | By Vanessa Gera | Aug 6
When a right-wing populist party won the right to govern Poland five years ago, Piotr Grabarczyk feared "bad things" might happen to gay men like him and other LGBT people. He sometimes considered leaving the country, but waited.

Porn, Rap Interrupt Zoom Hearing of Twitter Hacking Suspect

Porn, Rap Interrupt Zoom Hearing of Twitter Hacking Suspect

NEWS | Aug 6
The online bond hearing for a Florida teen accused of hacking prominent Twitter accounts was interrupted Wednesday by rap music and pornographic videos from users who apparently disguised their names.

Ren, Stimpy to Make TV Comeback in New Comedy Central Show

Ren, Stimpy to Make TV Comeback in New Comedy Central Show

The brazen humor of "The Ren & Stimpy Show" will be revisited in a new Comedy Central version of the animated series.

Selena Gomez Takes the Heat in New Cooking Show

Selena Gomez Takes the Heat in New Cooking Show

ENTERTAINMENT | By Beth Harris | Aug 6
Selena Gomez is taking the heat in the kitchen.

Facebook, Citing Virus Misinformation, Deletes Trump Post

Facebook, Citing Virus Misinformation, Deletes Trump Post

NEWS | By Barbara Ortutay | Aug 6
Facebook has deleted a post by President Donald Trump for violating its policy against spreading misinformation about the coronavirus.

Virus Testing in the US is Dropping, Even as Deaths Mount

Virus Testing in the US is Dropping, Even as Deaths Mount

HEALTH_FITNESS | By Matthew Perrone, Nicky Forster, Michelle Liu | Aug 6
"There's a sense of desperation that we need to do something else," said Dr. Ashish Jha, director of Harvard's Global Health Institute.

No Hoopla: Virus Upends Trump and Biden Convention Plans

No Hoopla: Virus Upends Trump and Biden Convention Plans

NEWS | By Bill Barrow and Zeke Miller | Aug 6
At the last minute, President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival, Joe Biden, are searching for places to impressively yet safely accept their parties' presidential nominations as the spread of the coronavirus adds fresh uncertainty to their campaigns.

N. Korea's Escalating Virus Response Raises Fear of Outbreak

N. Korea's Escalating Virus Response Raises Fear of Outbreak

NEWS | By Hyung-Jin Kim | Aug 6
North Korea is quarantining thousands of people and shipping food and other aid to a southern city locked down over coronavirus worries as the country's response to a suspected case reinforces doubt about its longstanding claim to be virus-free.

Obama's Medicaid Expansion Keeps Gaining Ground Under Trump

Obama's Medicaid Expansion Keeps Gaining Ground Under Trump

HEALTH_FITNESS | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Aug 6
President Donald Trump is still trying to overturn "Obamacare," but his predecessor's health care law keeps gaining ground in places where it was once unwelcome.


News

Germany Orders Tests for All Travelers From 'Risk Areas'

Germany Orders Tests for All Travelers From 'Risk Areas'

NEWS | By Frank Jordans, Geir Moulson | Aug 6
Germany will require people arriving from countries deemed high risk, such as the United States, to take coronavirus tests starting this weekend.



Entertainment

Sam Harris: Singer Discusses the 'Substance' of His New Novel

Sam Harris: Singer Discusses the 'Substance' of His New Novel

NEWS | By Jim Gladstone | Aug 6
Sam Harris certainly won't be singing in the Bay Area for the foreseeable future. But he's doubled-down as an author. His second book, 'The Substance of All Things,' was published July 1. It's a novel. And it's a knockout.



Business

Harmony CBD: Necessity is the Mother of Invention

Harmony CBD: Necessity is the Mother of Invention

HEALTH_FITNESS | By Matthew Wexler | Aug 5
A desperately sick child. A mother who refused to take "no" for an answer. It was this call to action that motivated the launch of Harmony CBD, an organic American hemp company.



Technology

Chasm Grows Between Trump and Government Coronavirus Experts

Chasm Grows Between Trump and Government Coronavirus Experts

NEWS | By Aamer Madhani, Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar and Jonathan Lemire | Aug 5
In the early days of the coronavirus crisis, President Donald Trump was flanked in the White House briefing room by a team of public health experts in a seeming portrait of unity to confront the disease that was ravaging the globe.



Cars

Fiat Chrysler to Recall Vehicles That May Pollute Too Much

Fiat Chrysler to Recall Vehicles That May Pollute Too Much

CARS | By Tom Krisher | Aug 6
About 1 million Fiat Chrysler vehicles with four-cylinder engines in the U.S. may spew too much pollution, and the company is working with government officials on a recall.



Style

Taste Test: 10 LGBTQ-Helmed Restaurants to Eat at Right Now

Taste Test: 10 LGBTQ-Helmed Restaurants to Eat at Right Now

STYLE | By Matthew Wexler | Aug 5
Check out some of our favorite LGBTQ chefs and restaurateurs, and if you live nearby, consider ordering take-out or socially distant dining.



Health/Fitness

HIV Knowledge Doesn't Always Change Teen Behavior: Peers Matter

HIV Knowledge Doesn't Always Change Teen Behavior: Peers Matter

NEWS | Aug 5
Against the background of rising HIV incidence and disappointing behavior change interventions in Malawi, a group of researchers designed a study to identify where the gap could be.



Travel

Another Cruise Ship in Norway Stalled Over Virus Case

Another Cruise Ship in Norway Stalled Over Virus Case

TRAVEL | By Jan M. Olsen | Aug 5
A cruise ship carrying more than 200 people docked in a Norwegian harbor Wednesday and ordered to keep everyone on board after a passenger from a previous trip tested positive for the coronavirus upon returning home to Denmark.



Nightlife

Adult Studio Seeks Participants for Group Film, But are They Pushing NYC's COVID Guidelines?

Adult Studio Seeks Participants for Group Film, But are They Pushing NYC's COVID Guidelines?

NEWS | Aug 5
An adult male entertainment company is seeking participants in a "no load refused gang bang" to be filmed next month. But are they skirting COVID guidelines?