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Anti-LGBTQ+ Resolution Revoked by Regional Assembly in Poland

Wednesday Sep 22, 2021
A rural region in southern Poland revoked an anti-LGBT resolution Wednesday under the threat of losing European Union funding.

Rihanna Takes Time with Album While Unveiling Lingerie Line

By Jonathan Landrum Jr. | Wednesday Sep 22, 2021
Rihanna might be extremely consumed with rolling out her popular lingerie line, but finishing her forthcoming album is still a priority.

Trump Sues Niece, NY Times Over Records Behind '18 Tax Story

Wednesday Sep 22, 2021
Former President Donald Trump on Tuesday sued his estranged niece and The New York Times over a 2018 story about his family's wealth and tax practices that was partly based on confidential documents she provided to the newspaper's reporters.

Biden Bets on Rapid COVID Tests But They Can Be Hard to Find

By Matthew Perrone | Wednesday Sep 22, 2021
President Joe Biden is betting on millions more rapid, at-home tests to help curb the latest deadly wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, which is overloading hospitals and threatening to shutter classrooms around the country.

'Soul-Crushing': US COVID Deaths are Topping 1,900 a Day

By Heather Hollingsworth | Wednesday Sep 22, 2021
COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have climbed to an average of more than 1,900 a day for the first time since early March, with experts saying the virus is preying largely on a distinct group: 71 million unvaccinated Americans.

US Sues to Stop Deal Between American Airlines and JetBlue

By David Koenig | Wednesday Sep 22, 2021
The Justice Department and officials in six states have filed a lawsuit to block a partnership formed by American Airlines and JetBlue, claiming that it will reduce competition and lead to higher fares.

Beloved 'Sex and the City' Actor Willie Garson Dies at 57

By Robert Jablon | Tuesday Sep 21, 2021
Willie Garson, who played Stanford Blatch, Carrie Bradshaw's friend on TV's "Sex and the City" and its movie sequels, has died, his son announced Tuesday. He was 57.

Gabby Petito Story Boosted by Social Media, True-Crime Craze

By Adriana Gomez Licon and Lindsay Whitehurst | Tuesday Sep 21, 2021
The disappearance and almost-certain death of Gabby Petito and the police hunt for her boyfriend have generated a whirlwind online, with a several armchair detectives and others sharing tips and theories by via TikTok, Instagram and YouTube.

'Dear Evan Hansen' Filmmakers Refine a Hit Broadway Musical

By Mark Kennedy | Tuesday Sep 21, 2021
Millions of people will get a chance to get to know the shy, teenager Evan Hansen this month, but Ben Platt is waving farewell.

Sarah Dash Who Sang on 'Lady Marmalade' with Labelle, Dies

By Mark Kennedy | Tuesday Sep 21, 2021
Singer Sarah Dash, who co-founded the all-female group Labelle — best known for the raucous 1974 hit "Lady Marmalade" — has died. She was 76.

America's New COVID-19 Rules for International Travel

By Zeke Miller, David Koenig | Tuesday Sep 21, 2021
The across-the-board rules, which will take effect in November, will replace a hodgepodge of confusing restrictions. Here's what to expect.

Thailand Urged Not to Deport Trans Woman Charged in Malaysia

Tuesday Sep 21, 2021
A human rights group urged Thailand not to deport a transgender businesswoman to her home country of Malaysia, where she is charged under Islamic laws for insulting Islam by cross-dressing.

Chenoweth, Miranda, Rivera and More to Celebrate Broadway

By Mark Kennedy | Tuesday Sep 21, 2021
Many of Broadway's biggest lights — including Kristin Chenoweth, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Chita Rivera and Idina Menzel — will make appearances at Sunday's TV celebration of Broadway's return.

Emmy Ratings Up to 7.4 Million Viewers this Year

Tuesday Sep 21, 2021
The Emmys accomplished what is becoming a rarity for awards shows these days, by actually increasing its viewership over the previous years.

Emmys: Jean Smart Pays Tribute to Late Husband In Speech

Monday Sep 20, 2021
Jean Smart held back tears while accepting the best actress in a comedy series Emmy for her role in "Hacks," which she dedicated to her late husband.

Kamala Harris to Face Panelists on 'The View' Friday

Monday Sep 20, 2021
Vice President Kamala Harris will visit "The View" studio on Friday for her sixth appearance on the daytime chat show — but her first as vice president. She'll answer questions about the pandemic, Afghanistan and other topics.

Pfizer Says COVID-19 Vaccine Works in Kids Ages 5-11

By Lauran Neergaard | Monday Sep 20, 2021
Pfizer said Monday its COVID-19 vaccine works for children ages 5 to 11 and that it will seek U.S. authorization for this age group soon -- a key step toward beginning vaccinations for youngsters.

Emmy Moments: Not the Pandemmys — but Hardly Normal, Either

By Jocelyn Noveck | Monday Sep 20, 2021
OK, it definitely wasn't the Pandemmys, or the Zoomemmys, or whatever you want to call last year's virtual Emmy ceremony — with everyone at home, and visitors in hazmat suits showing up to bestow awards.

'The Crown,' 'Ted Lasso,' 'Queen's Gambit' Top Emmy Awards

By Lynn Elber | Monday Sep 20, 2021
Netflix's "The Crown" and "The Queen's Gambit" combined with Apple TV+'s "Ted Lasso" to win top series honors at the Sunday's Emmy Awards, a first for streaming services that cemented their rise to prominence in the television industry.

'RuPaul's Drag Race' Won't Be Overtaken, Wins 4th Emmy

Sunday Sep 19, 2021
"RuPaul's Drag Race" is making it a marathon. And a rout. The VH1 show won the Emmy for top reality-competition show for the fourth straight year on Sunday night.

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