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Fact or Fiction? UK Govt Says 'The Crown' Should be Clear

Fact or Fiction? UK Govt Says 'The Crown' Should be Clear

NEWS | By Jill Lawless | Nov 29
Britain's culture minister thinks the Netflix TV series "The Crown" should come with a disclaimer: It's a work of fiction.

Jill Biden, Joe's Chief Protector, to Step Up as First Lady

Jill Biden, Joe's Chief Protector, to Step Up as First Lady

NEWS | By Laurie Kellman | Nov 29
Protecting Joe stands out among Jill Biden's many roles over their 43-year marriage, as her husband's career moved him from the Senate to the presidential campaign trail and the White House as President Barack Obama's vice president.

Fauci: US May See 'Surge Upon Surge' of Virus in Weeks Ahead

Fauci: US May See 'Surge Upon Surge' of Virus in Weeks Ahead

NEWS | By Tamara Lush | Nov 29
The nation's top infectious disease expert said Sunday that the U.S. may see "surge upon a surge" of the coronavirus over the coming weeks, and he does not expect current recommendations around social distancing to be relaxed before Christmas.

Perez Hilton: Ellen Should've Shown 'More Accountability' in Toxic Workplace Scandal

Perez Hilton: Ellen Should've Shown 'More Accountability' in Toxic Workplace Scandal

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 29
Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton says that Ellen DeGeneres should have shown "more accountability" in the scandal around allegations of a toxic workplace that diminished her social media clout, and dented her ratings.

Will Trump Pardon 'Tiger King' Joe Exotic?

Will Trump Pardon 'Tiger King' Joe Exotic?

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 29
Amid speculation that President Trump will grant numerous pardons before exiting the White House, one name stands out: Openly gay former zoo owner Joe Exotic, the subject of the recent docuseries "Tiger King."

COVID Rules Dish Up McDonald's at London Gay Club, Patrons Mock Online

COVID Rules Dish Up McDonald's at London Gay Club, Patrons Mock Online

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 29
Saturdays at London's Heaven Nightclub are getting a little happier - at least, the meals are. New COVID rules say bars must serve "substantial meals" with drinks, and McDonald's is partnering with the club.

Pop Culturing: The 5 Best TV Performances of 2020

Pop Culturing: The 5 Best TV Performances of 2020

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Nov 29
A look at just a fraction of the amazing performances given on the small screen in the wild year that was 2020.

Dave Prowse, Actor Who Played Darth Vader, Dies at 85

Dave Prowse, Actor Who Played Darth Vader, Dies at 85

NEWS | By Jill Lawless | Nov 29
Dave Prowse, the British weightlifter-turned-actor who was the body, though not the voice, of arch-villain Darth Vader in the original "Star Wars" trilogy, has died. He was 85.

Police Block Warsaw March Against Abortion Ruling, Force Use

Police Block Warsaw March Against Abortion Ruling, Force Use

NEWS | By Vanessa Gera | Nov 29
Activists seek to keep up the pressure while also demanding a more liberal abortion law and the resignation of the country's right-wing government.

Bad Bunny caps Week of Awards and Grammy-Noms with New Album

Bad Bunny caps Week of Awards and Grammy-Noms with New Album

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sigal Ratner-Arias | Nov 29
Fans of Bad Bunny are used to expecting something different each time he releases new music.


News

Young Gay Boy Pens Emotional Letter to Santa, Internet Melts

Young Gay Boy Pens Emotional Letter to Santa, Internet Melts

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 28
A moving letter from a young boy named Will asked Santa if God still loves him even though he's gay. The letter is pulling heartstrings all across the internet.


Entertainment

Big Freedia's Booked; Celebrates Paperback Memoir Release Online with Regional Bookstores

Big Freedia's Booked; Celebrates Paperback Memoir Release Online with Regional Bookstores

BOOKS | By Jim Provenzano | Nov 28
The Queen of Bounce will share stories from his new book, "God Save the Queen Diva." The New Orleans musician and reality show star will chat with hosts of bookstores nationwide, from Philadelphia, to Tulsa, Austin, Fairfield and Los Angeles.


Business

UK, EU Resume Face-to-Face Trade Talks with Time Running Out

UK, EU Resume Face-to-Face Trade Talks with Time Running Out

By Jill Lawless | Nov 28
Teams from Britain and the European Union resumed face-to-face talks on a post-Brexit trade deal Saturday, with both sides sounding gloomy about striking an agreement in the little time that remains.


Technology

For Big Tech, Biden Brings a New Era but No Ease in Scrutiny

For Big Tech, Biden Brings a New Era but No Ease in Scrutiny

PERSONAL TECH | By Marcy Gordon | Nov 28
Biden may aim to take a bite out of the dominance of Big Tech and may welcome an opportunity to work with the opposing side to curb the power of a common adversary.


Finance

With No Action by Washington, States Race to Offer Virus Aid

With No Action by Washington, States Race to Offer Virus Aid

NATIONAL | By Cedar Attanasio and Julie Carr Smyth | Nov 28
Faulting inaction in Washington, governors and state lawmakers are racing to get pandemic relief to small business owners, the unemployed, renters and others whose livelihoods have been upended.


Cars

GM Flips to California's Side in Pollution Fight with Trump

GM Flips to California's Side in Pollution Fight with Trump

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Nov 27
General Motors is switching sides in the legal fight against California's right to set its own clean-air standards, abandoning the Trump administration as the president's term nears its close.


Style

Eat, Drink and Be Merry: 9 Best Food and Drink Holiday Gifts

Eat, Drink and Be Merry: 9 Best Food and Drink Holiday Gifts

FOOD/DRINK | By Matthew Wexler | Nov 28
Let the gift-giving begin! Whether you're looking for comfort foods, stocking stuffers or healthy alternatives, 'tis the season for celebrating all things food and drink


Health/Fitness

Recovery Unplugged: What Gratitude Really Looks Like

Recovery Unplugged: What Gratitude Really Looks Like

HEALTH | By Jill Gleeson | Nov 28
"There's a split second when I wake up in the morning when I forget that I'm not waking up dope sick," says recovering addict Jonah Brooks. "Everything about my life is going so well, and it's just more beautiful than I ever thought possible."


Travel

Americans Risk Traveling Over Thanksgiving Despite Warnings

Americans Risk Traveling Over Thanksgiving Despite Warnings

HEALTH | By Lisa Marie Pane, Sophia Tulp | Nov 25
Millions of Americans took to the skies and the highways ahead of Thanksgiving at the risk of pouring gasoline on the coronavirus fire, disregarding increasingly dire warnings that they stay home and limit their holiday gatherings to members of their own


Nightlife

Can the Gay Adult Film Industry Solve Its Race Problem?

Can the Gay Adult Film Industry Solve Its Race Problem?

CULTURE | By Naveen Kumar | Nov 24
One former Black porn star says looking back after seven-plus years outside the industry, it's clear it was "a whole toxic environment of white supremacy and racism, completely all the time." Has anything changed?