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'Reach,' Garrett Clayton's Indie LGBTQ Drama, Hits Theaters/VOD October 19

'Reach,' Garrett Clayton's Indie LGBTQ Drama, Hits Theaters/VOD October 19

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 17
New indie LGBTQ drama "Reach" starring Garrett Clayton comes to theaters (in limited release) and VOD on Friday, October 19.

Watch: Jon Hamm Asked to Dish About His... 'Hammaconda'

Watch: Jon Hamm Asked to Dish About His... 'Hammaconda'

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 17
When visiting the "Late Late Show," actor Jon Hamm played a game of "Spill Your Guts or Fill Your Guts" with host James Corden. He was tasked to either talk about his "hammaconda" or eat...dried bull penis.

Puppeteer Who Played Big Bird on 'Sesame Street' Retiring

Puppeteer Who Played Big Bird on 'Sesame Street' Retiring

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 17
The puppeteer who has played Big Bird on "Sesame Street" is retiring after nearly 50 years on the show.

Roseanne's TV Son: Filming 'The Conners' Without Barr 'Odd'

Roseanne's TV Son: Filming 'The Conners' Without Barr 'Odd'

ENTERTAINMENT | By John Carucci | Oct 17
"The Conners" star Michael Fishman says dealing with the cancellation of "Roseanne" reboot was heartbreaking but describes the return of the cast in the revamped show without Roseanne Barr as a gift.

Smoke Forces Melania Trump's Plane Back to Military Base

Smoke Forces Melania Trump's Plane Back to Military Base

NEWS | Oct 17
First lady Melania Trump's plane was forced to return to a Washington area military base on Wednesday because of smoke in the cabin, temporarily delaying her trip to a Philadelphia hospital.

MTV's 'Real World' Going International and Digital

MTV's 'Real World' Going International and Digital

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 17
MTV's long-running reality show "The Real World" is going digital and international.

As Sea Ice Melts, Some Say Walruses Need Better Protection

As Sea Ice Melts, Some Say Walruses Need Better Protection

TECHNOLOGY | By Dan Joling | Oct 17
How well walruses cope with less sea ice is at the heart of a legal fight over whether walruses should be listed as a threatened species, giving them an added protection against human encroachments.

HIV+ Bodybuilder Shares His Symptoms Before Diagnosis

HIV+ Bodybuilder Shares His Symptoms Before Diagnosis

NEWS | Oct 17
Diagnosed in 2012, bodybuilder Raif Derrazi says he experienced "a slew" of symptoms before testing positive for HIV.

How to Prepare a Swoon-Worthy Vacation Rental? Watch Netflix

How to Prepare a Swoon-Worthy Vacation Rental? Watch Netflix

STYLE | By Kim Cook | Oct 17
If you're thinking of listing your home as a vacation rental, have a listen to what travelers say makes a space inviting and welcoming, and what's a turnoff.

'Looking' Star Murray Bartlett, Bob the Drag Queen & More Join Netflix's 'Tales of the City' Reboot

'Looking' Star Murray Bartlett, Bob the Drag Queen & More Join Netflix's 'Tales of the City' Reboot

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 17
Casting details for the upcoming 10-episode Netflix series "Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City" continue to emerge, with news that "Looking" star Murray Bartlett will now play Michael "Mouse" Tolliver.


Entertainment

 Review :: Beautiful Boy

Review :: Beautiful Boy

MOVIES | By Lindsey Bahr | Oct 17
"Beautiful Boy" is an honest portrait of how addiction affects families and how it's not something that can be wrapped up and packaged into a neat and tidy narrative.


Business

How DC Unleashed Fossil-Fuel Exports Despite Climate Worries

How DC Unleashed Fossil-Fuel Exports Despite Climate Worries

CORPORATE | By Jie Jenny You of the Center for Public Integrity | Oct 17
Natural gas, it turns out, isn't so great for the climate, but that hasn't stopped America from sending its fossil fuels abroad.


Technology

Life-Sized Plastic Whale to Raise Ocean Pollution Awareness

Life-Sized Plastic Whale to Raise Ocean Pollution Awareness

SCIENCE | Oct 17
Artists are putting the finishing touches on an 82-foot-long (24-meter-long) blue whale made from discarded plastic that will be on display near San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge to raise awareness about ocean pollution.


Finance

Immigrant Health Premiums Exceed What Plans Pay for Their Care

Immigrant Health Premiums Exceed What Plans Pay for Their Care

HEALTH | By Carmen Heredia Rodriguez | Oct 16
The study in the journal Health Affairs found that immigrants covered by private health insurance and their employers contributed nearly $25 billion more in premiums in 2014 than was spent on their care


Cars

Tesla Secures Land in Shanghai for First Factory Outside U.S.

Tesla Secures Land in Shanghai for First Factory Outside U.S.

AUTO NEWS | By Joe McDonald | Oct 17
Electric auto brand Tesla Inc. said it signed an agreement Wednesday to secure land in Shanghai for its first factory outside the United States, pushing ahead with development despite mounting U.S.-Chinese trade tensions.


Style

Behind the Scenes: 2019 Australian Firefighters Animal Calendar

Behind the Scenes: 2019 Australian Firefighters Animal Calendar

HOME | Oct 17
Twelve months of hot Australian firemen with native animals from Australia zoo along with rescue horses, cats, dogs and farm animals.


Health/Fitness

The Music Matters: How Recovery Unplugged Saves Lives

The Music Matters: How Recovery Unplugged Saves Lives

HEALTH | By Jill Gleeson | Oct 17
A bold step forward in addiction treatment, Recovery Unplugged harnesses the power of music to help clients through every step of the healing process.


Travel

Basking in the Tuscan Sun

Basking in the Tuscan Sun

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Oct 17
After going through breast cancer treatment, a journalist returns to Italy for comfort and a deep dive into Tuscan culture.