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Watch: Trump Takes Aim at Trans Athletes in CPAC Speech

Watch: Trump Takes Aim at Trans Athletes in CPAC Speech

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 1

Former President of the United States Donald Trump, a headliner at this year's CPAC, gave his first speech since leaving the White House. He took the opportunity to mention transgender athletes.

Naomi Campbell, Idris Elba, Other Celebs Sign Supportive Letter after LGBTQ Center Closes in Ghana

Naomi Campbell, Idris Elba, Other Celebs Sign Supportive Letter after LGBTQ Center Closes in Ghana

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 1

A number of celebrities have put their names to a letter expressing concern and support following the closure of an LGBTQ community center in Ghana last week

England's Lake District: The Breakout Star of 'Supernova'

England's Lake District: The Breakout Star of 'Supernova'

TRAVEL | By Ivan Quintanilla | Mar 1

England's Lake District is the breakout star of "Supernova." The pristine beauty that inspired the Romantic poetry of William Wordsworth and the beloved children's stories of Beatrix Potter will be steering the movie's audiences toward northwest England.

Even More Chaotic than Usual, Globes Still had Their Moments

Even More Chaotic than Usual, Globes Still had Their Moments

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jocelyn Noveck | Mar 1

In the opening moments of a Golden Globes night even more chaotic and confounding than usual, co-host Tina Fey raised a theoretical question: "Could this whole night have been an email?" Only the next three hours would tell.

Watch: Fonda says Hollywood Needs More Diversity After Globes Honor

Watch: Fonda says Hollywood Needs More Diversity After Globes Honor

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jonathan Landrum Jr. | Mar 1

Just like in her career, Jane Fonda used the Golden Globes' platform to speak on deeper issues calling for greater diversity in Hollywood while praising the "community of storytellers" as she accepted the Cecil B. DeMille Award.

France's Sarkozy Convicted of Corruption, Sentenced to Jail

France's Sarkozy Convicted of Corruption, Sentenced to Jail

NEWS | By Sylvie Corbet | Mar 1

A Paris court on Monday found French former President Nicolas Sarkozy guilty of corruption and influence peddling and sentenced him to one year in prison and a two-year suspended sentence.

Saddle Up For a Good Time in Plano, Texas

Saddle Up For a Good Time in Plano, Texas

SPONSORED CONTENT | Mar 1

Across the Lone Star State are pockets of early American history, untouched nature and trademark gastronomy. But few cities in Texas kick up so many of those enticing experiences in one compact destination as Plano.

Glam Returns to the Golden Globes, Albeit at a Distance

Glam Returns to the Golden Globes, Albeit at a Distance

STYLE | By Leanne Italie | Mar 1

Glam was back for the Golden Globes virtual, bicoastal awards night Sunday as nominees Zoomed in from around the world.

Trump's GBF Richard Grenell Teases Run for CA Governor & Twitter Responds

Trump's GBF Richard Grenell Teases Run for CA Governor & Twitter Responds

NEWS | Mar 1

Donald Trump's GBF Richard Grenell again teased a run for California's governorship.

Crisis Deepens for Cuomo; AG Wants to Lead Harassment Probe

Crisis Deepens for Cuomo; AG Wants to Lead Harassment Probe

NEWS | By Karen Matthews nd Marina Villeneuve | Feb 28

The crisis enveloping Gov. Andrew Cuomo deepened Sunday as the state's attorney general demanded he grant her the authority to investigate claims he sexually harassed at least two women who worked for him.

News

Germany Limits Travel From French Region Over Virus Variant

Germany Limits Travel From French Region Over Virus Variant

NEWS | By Frank Jordans | Mar 1

Germany announced Sunday that travelers from France's northeastern Moselle region will face additional restrictions because of the high rate of variant coronavirus cases there.

Business

Highlights of the COVID-19 Relief Bill Advancing in Congress

Highlights of the COVID-19 Relief Bill Advancing in Congress

BUSINESS | By Kevin Freking | Feb 27

The House passed a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief package early Saturday, 219-212, that includes $1,400 checks for most Americans and billions of dollars for schools, state and local governments and businesses.

Technology

US Advisers Endorse Single-Shot COVID-19 Vaccine from J&J

US Advisers Endorse Single-Shot COVID-19 Vaccine from J&J

TECHNOLOGY | By Lauran Neergaard and Matthew Perrone | Feb 27

U.S. health advisers endorsed a one-dose COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson on Friday, putting the nation on the cusp of adding an easier-to-use option to fight the pandemic.

Finance

What NY Prosecutors Could Learn from Trump's Tax Records

What NY Prosecutors Could Learn from Trump's Tax Records

FINANCE | By Jim Mustian and David B. Caruso | Feb 23

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. fought for a year and a half to get access to former President Donald Trump's tax records.

Cars

Edmunds Compares New Escalade, Navigator and Mercedes GLS

Edmunds Compares New Escalade, Navigator and Mercedes GLS

CARS | By Ryan ZumMallen, Edmunds | Mar 1

Among luxury SUVs, the Cadillac Escalade has long made no apologies about being big and brash. Now Cadillac has redesigned the Escalade for 2021 with a new look and an infusion of new technology features.

Style

Is the Fashion Industry Capitalizing on 'Gender Neutral'?

Is the Fashion Industry Capitalizing on 'Gender Neutral'?

STYLE | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Feb 28

As fashion brands like Girlfriend Collective, Entireworld, and PANGAIA release gender-neutral collections, questions arise as to whether designers and companies are missing a larger point when gendered clothing categories still exist.

Health/Fitness

Connecticut Is Doling Out Vaccines Based Strictly on Age. It's Simpler, but Is it Fair?

Connecticut Is Doling Out Vaccines Based Strictly on Age. It's Simpler, but Is it Fair?

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Phil Galewitz, Carmen Heredia Rodriguez | Mar 1

Shifting to an age-based priority system has frustrated people with health conditions such as cancer or diabetes who thought they would be next in line.

Travel

How a Gay-Owned Michigan Campground Exposed Anti-Trans Bias in the Queer Camping Community

How a Gay-Owned Michigan Campground Exposed Anti-Trans Bias in the Queer Camping Community

TRAVEL | By Dan Allen | Feb 28

Soon-to-open Camp Boomerang RV Park and Campground announced it would open this spring and cater exclusively to gay men, setting off a controversy about transgender guests that's reverberating through the queer camping community.

Nightlife

SF Queer Bar Virgil's is Permanently Closing

SF Queer Bar Virgil's is Permanently Closing

NIGHTLIFE | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Feb 26

Virgil's Sea Room, a queer bar that opened in 2013 in the Mission District of San Francisco, is permanently closing.