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Strategist Steve Bannon Leaves Trump's Turbulent White House

Strategist Steve Bannon Leaves Trump's Turbulent White House

NEWS | By Jill Colvin and Jonathan Lemire | Aug 18
Steve Bannon, a forceful but divisive presence in President Donald Trump's White House, is leaving.

Watch: Romanian Bishop Involved in Sex Tape Scandal Resigns

Watch: Romanian Bishop Involved in Sex Tape Scandal Resigns

NEWS | By Alison Mutler | Aug 18
A Romanian bishop who was seen on video engaging in sexual acts with a male student resigned Friday, the Romanian Orthodox Church said.

Watch: Manager of NC Jimmy John's Admits to Writing Gay Slur on Customer's Order

Watch: Manager of NC Jimmy John's Admits to Writing Gay Slur on Customer's Order

NEWS | Aug 18
A manager of a Jimmy John's restaurant in Asheville, N.C. admitted to writing a gay slur on a customer's sandwich wrapper.

16 out of 17 Members of President's Arts Council Quit Over Trump Remarks

16 out of 17 Members of President's Arts Council Quit Over Trump Remarks

NEWS | Aug 18
Another presidential advisory committee appears to be breaking up. Actor Kal Penn, artist Chuck Close and virtually the entire membership of the President's Committee On the Arts and Humanities have announced their resignation.

Accurate Diagnosis Should Be First Step in Treating Nail Fungus

Accurate Diagnosis Should Be First Step in Treating Nail Fungus

STYLE | Aug 18
Nail fungus can be distressing for patients, especially during the summer sandal season when feet are exposed. It's important for these patients to see a board-certified dermatologist before taking any action.

Report: Dozens of Men Arrested for Public Sex in Fla. Police Sting - Watch

Report: Dozens of Men Arrested for Public Sex in Fla. Police Sting - Watch

NEWS | Aug 18
The Martin County Sheriff's Office in Florida announced authorities arrested dozens of men after carrying out a two-month sting operation, targeting individuals who were having public sex.

Watch: Neon Trees Debuts Video for Single 'Feel Good'

Watch: Neon Trees Debuts Video for Single 'Feel Good'

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 18
In advance of their appearance later this month at the LoveLoud Festival in Utah, Island recording group Neon Trees has premiered the explosive video for their new single "Feel Good."

Mormon Church Issues Statement Praising Music Festival Benefitting LGBTQ Youth

Mormon Church Issues Statement Praising Music Festival Benefitting LGBTQ Youth

NEWS | Aug 18
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints drew applause from LGBTQ media watchdog group GLAAD on Wednesday after they issued a statement praising the upcoming LoveLoud Music Festival set to take place later this month in Orem, Utah.

Lady Rizo Releases Second Studio Album, 'Indigo'

Lady Rizo Releases Second Studio Album, 'Indigo'

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 18
Grammy Award-winning cabaret chanteuse Lady Rizo releases second studio album, "Indigo," out August 18th, 2017, following her "Red, White and Indigo" residency shows at Joe's Pub (NYC) in March and the Soho Theatre (London) in July.

Transgender New Yorkers Have New Health Insurance Protection

Transgender New Yorkers Have New Health Insurance Protection

NEWS | Aug 18
NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo says health insurers can't deny coverage based on gender identity. The action is one of a series of steps by Cuomo to protect health insurance coverage regardless of federal actions.


News

 Review :: Logan Lucky

Review :: Logan Lucky

RELIGION | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 18
Steven Soderbergh is back in the driver's seat; Channing Tatum has added a few pounds to his frame for veracity's sake; and while this movie feels a little light, it also brims with low-key humor.


Entertainment

 Review :: What Happened To Monday

Review :: What Happened To Monday

TELEVISION | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 18
This populist puff of a movie is highly watchable, and Rapace makes it entertaining with her astonishing performances.


Business

Starbucks Chairman Questions Country's 'Moral Fiber'

Starbucks Chairman Questions Country's 'Moral Fiber'

CORPORATE | Aug 18
Starbucks chairman Howard Schultz says the events surrounding a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend have put the "moral fiber" of the country in question.


Technology

Reverence for Robots: Japanese Workers Treasure Automation

Reverence for Robots: Japanese Workers Treasure Automation

SCIENCE | By Yuri Kageyama | Aug 18
The debate over machines snatching jobs from people is muted in Japan, where birth rates have been sinking for decades, raising fears of a labor shortage.


Finance

Officials: 'No Foreigners' Sale Sign Violates Civil Rights

Officials: 'No Foreigners' Sale Sign Violates Civil Rights

HOME | Aug 9
A veteran's front-yard sign advertising the sale of his home violates state and federal anti-discrimination laws because it indicates the owner won't sell to foreigners, according to Michigan Department of Civil Rights officials.


Cars

 Edmunds: Many Car Buyers Make Wrong Turn on Financing

Edmunds: Many Car Buyers Make Wrong Turn on Financing

AUTO NEWS | By Ronald Montoya and Matt Jones | Aug 16
The advantage of financing a car is that eventually you'll pay it off and enjoy debt-free car ownership. But many car owners have veered off course.


Health/Fitness

5K Glitter Run Raises Funds for Los Angeles LGBT Center

5K Glitter Run Raises Funds for Los Angeles LGBT Center

FITNESS | Aug 17
Thousands of people are expected to participate in The Glitter Run, a first-of-its-kind 5K fun run/walk on Sunday, August 20, to raise funds for the LA LGBT Center.


Travel

Never Mind April in Paris, Autumn in Provence is Perfect

Never Mind April in Paris, Autumn in Provence is Perfect

By Sally Carpenter Hale | Aug 18
You can keep Paris in April. For me, the allure is Provence in September. Sure, the lavender fields are past their bloom. But the flowers are freshly dried and ready for you to take home in bundles or sachets.


Nightlife

Charlottesville Rally In Philadelphia :: August 16, 2017

Charlottesville Rally In Philadelphia :: August 16, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | Aug 17
Thousands of protesters, clergy and laity alike were joined by allies marching down to City Hall, protesting the events in Charlottesville. Hundreds also filed into Arch Street United Methodist Church while thousands remained outside to hear the speeches.