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Biden Decries Trump Backers' 'Dagger at Throat' of Democracy

Biden Decries Trump Backers' 'Dagger at Throat' of Democracy

By Mary Clare Jalonick, Lisa Mascaro and Zeke Miller | Jan 6, 2022

President Joe Biden accused Donald Trump and his supporters of holding a "dagger at the throat of democracy" in a forceful speech Thursday marking the anniversary of the deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol.

Biden and Congress Mark a Year Since Violent Insurrection

Biden and Congress Mark a Year Since Violent Insurrection

By Mary Clare Jalonick, Lisa Mascaro and Zeke Miller | Jan 6, 2022

President Joe Biden is preparing to mark the first anniversary of the U.S. Capitol insurrection, the violent attack by Trump supporters that has fundamentally changed the Congress and raised global concerns about the future of American democracy.

Mid-Atlantic Leather Weekend Returns to Washington DC

Mid-Atlantic Leather Weekend Returns to Washington DC

Jan 5, 2022

Mid-Atlantic Leather Weekend, better known as MAL Weekend, an event that attracts thousands of weatherman, kinksters, fetish-lovers, and curious spectators from all over the world, returns to Washington, D.C in 2022.  

Police: Singer Derulo Involved in Vegas Resort Scuffle

Police: Singer Derulo Involved in Vegas Resort Scuffle

Jan 5, 2022

Pop and R&B entertainer Jason Derulo was involved in a scuffle with two people early Tuesday at a Las Vegas Strip resort, but the singer, dancer and TikTok star was not arrested or given a summons, police said.

Queering the Classics: How Artists are Reclaiming Iconic Works Through an LGBTQ Lens

Queering the Classics: How Artists are Reclaiming Iconic Works Through an LGBTQ Lens

By Naveen Kumar | Jan 4, 2022

LGBTQ interventions on canonical works can carry significant cultural weight, moving the dial on how audiences think about the world and queer people's lasting place in it.

Amy Schneider Addresses Transphobic Trolls; Gets Love from Fans

Amy Schneider Addresses Transphobic Trolls; Gets Love from Fans

Jan 3, 2022

The current "Jeopardy" champ Amy Schneider (23 wins and counting) addressed transphobic comments she has received on social media with sarcasm. And got much love from her fans in the process.

How Will Pandemic End? Omicron Clouds Forecasts for Endgame

How Will Pandemic End? Omicron Clouds Forecasts for Endgame

By Lauran Neergaard, Carla K. Johnson | Jan 3, 2022

Pandemics do eventually end, even if omicron is complicating the question of when this one will. But it won't be like flipping a light switch.

Fauci: CDC Mulling COVID Test Requirement for Asymptomatic

Fauci: CDC Mulling COVID Test Requirement for Asymptomatic

By Hope Yen and Aamer Madhani | Jan 2, 2022

As the COVID-19 omicron variant surges across the United States, top federal health officials are looking to add a negative test along with its five-day isolation restrictions for asymptomatic Americans who catch the coronavirus.

Betty White's Legacy Includes 'Golden Girls' Episode Addressing HIV

Betty White's Legacy Includes 'Golden Girls' Episode Addressing HIV

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 2, 2022

Betty White's LGBTQ+ equality advocacy included a groundbreaking episode of "The Golden Girls" that confronted the specter of AIDS head on, long before any other TV sitcoms.

Hate-Filled Christmas Card Targeting Lesbian Family Sparks Support, Trevor Project Fundraiser

Hate-Filled Christmas Card Targeting Lesbian Family Sparks Support, Trevor Project Fundraiser

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 2, 2022

A lesbian couple and their two children received venomous season's greetings instead of holiday cheer when an anonymous "unequal neighbor" fired off a not-so-jolly Christmas card.

Taking a Step Back: US Colleges Returning to Online Classes

Taking a Step Back: US Colleges Returning to Online Classes

By Collin Binkley | Jan 2, 2022

With COVID-19 cases surging just as students are about to return from winter break, dozens of U.S. colleges are moving classes online again for at least the first week or so of the semester,

In Nation at War With Itself, One Town Tries Cup of Civility

In Nation at War With Itself, One Town Tries Cup of Civility

By Calvin Woodward | Jan 2, 2022

In this community of some 2,200 and others like it across the United States, neighborly ways and social ties persist, even in a country that seems to be at war with itself. It's a quieter force than all the yelling that is driving Americans apart.

New Year Brings More Canceled Flights for Air Travelers

New Year Brings More Canceled Flights for Air Travelers

By David Koenig | Jan 2, 2022

For air travelers, the new year picked up where the old one left off — with lots of frustration.

Worldwide Roar Association — Formerly The Warwick Rowers — Are Back with Sexy 2022 Calendar

Worldwide Roar Association — Formerly The Warwick Rowers — Are Back with Sexy 2022 Calendar

Jan 1, 2022

The Warwick Rowers are back, but under a new moniker. They are now the Worldwide Roar Association and are back with a 2022 calendar that is every bit as sexy as last year's.

New York City Ushers in 2022 with Ball Drop in Times Square

New York City Ushers in 2022 with Ball Drop in Times Square

By Bobby Caina Calvan | Jan 1, 2022

New York City welcomed the new year — and bid good riddance to 2021 — as confetti and cheers spread across Times Square as a New Year's Eve tradition returned to a city beleaguered by a global pandemic.

New Year's Rose Parade to Proceed Despite COVID-19 Surge

New Year's Rose Parade to Proceed Despite COVID-19 Surge

Jan 1, 2022

A year after New Year's Day passed without a Rose Parade due to the coronavirus pandemic, the floral spectacle celebrating the arrival of 2022 was set to proceed despite a new surge of infections due to the omicron variant.

Limited Revelers Return to Times Square to Usher in 2022

Limited Revelers Return to Times Square to Usher in 2022

By Bobby Caina Calvan and Jennifer Peltz | Dec 31, 2021

New York City readied to embrace the new year — and bid good riddance to another pandemic-marred 12 months — as it prepared to revive its annual New Year's Eve celebration in Times Square.

What's Next for Ghislaine Maxwell After Guilty Verdict?

What's Next for Ghislaine Maxwell After Guilty Verdict?

By Mallika Sen | Dec 31, 2021

With Wednesday's guilty verdict in the sex-trafficking trial of Ghislaine Maxwell, here's a look at what the once high-flying Jeffrey Epstein confidante was accused of and what's next for her:

Thousands Flee as Colorado Wildfires Burn Hundreds of Homes

Thousands Flee as Colorado Wildfires Burn Hundreds of Homes

By Patty Nieberg, Brady McCombs and Colleen Slevin | Dec 31, 2021

At least one first responder and six others were injured in the fires that began Thursday morning, unusually late in the year and following an extremely dry fall and a winter so far nearly devoid of snow.

CDC Warns Against Cruises, Regardless of Vaccination Status

CDC Warns Against Cruises, Regardless of Vaccination Status

By Adriana Gomez Licon | Dec 31, 2021

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned people on Thursday not to go on cruises, regardless of their vaccination status, because of onboard outbreaks fueled by the omicron variant.

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