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WHO Panel: Monkeypox Not a Global Emergency 'at this Stage'

WHO Panel: Monkeypox Not a Global Emergency 'at this Stage'

NEWS | By Maria Cheng | Jun 25

The World Health Organization said the escalating monkeypox outbreak in more than 50 countries should be closely monitored but does not warrant being declared a global health emergency.

Former Brazil Player Richarlyson Says he is Bisexual

Former Brazil Player Richarlyson Says he is Bisexual

NEWS | By Mauricio Savarese | Jun 25

Former Brazil and Sao Paulo midfielder Richarlyson said in a podcast on Friday that he is bisexual, a rare revelation in a country where macho culture in soccer is rife.

Mass Same-Sex Wedding in Mexico Challenges Discrimination

Mass Same-Sex Wedding in Mexico Challenges Discrimination

NEWS | By Fabiola Sánchez | Jun 25

Mexico, Brazil and Argentina top Latin America in the number of same-sex marriages.

With War, Kyiv Pride Parade Becomes a Peace March in Warsaw

With War, Kyiv Pride Parade Becomes a Peace March in Warsaw

NEWS | By Vanessa Gera | Jun 25

Ukraine's largest LGBTQ rights event, KyivPride, went ahead Saturday, although not on its native streets or as a celebration.

Trudeau: US Abortion Ruling Could Mean Loss of Other Rights

Trudeau: US Abortion Ruling Could Mean Loss of Other Rights

NEWS | By Rob Gillies | Jun 25

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned the U.S. Supreme Court decision to overturn a constitutional right to abortion could lead to the loss of other rights and indicated his country would continue to allow Americans to get abortions in Canada.

Mitt Romney Republican' Is Now A Potent GOP Primary Attack

Mitt Romney Republican' Is Now A Potent GOP Primary Attack

NEWS | By Sam Metz | Jun 25

Mitt Romney isn't up for reelection this year. But Trump-aligned Republicans hostile toward the Utah senator have made his name a recurring theme in this year's primaries, using him as a foil and derisively branding their rivals "Mitt Romney Republicans."

Meet Stallion Fabio: France's Leading Gay Adult Star Does it his Own Way

Meet Stallion Fabio: France's Leading Gay Adult Star Does it his Own Way

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 25

Almost overnight, French adult male actor Stallion Fabio has become his country's leading OnlyFans star. He is now expanding his reach with work with major adult film companies.

Mishael Morgan Is 1St Black Lead Winner at Daytime Emmys

Mishael Morgan Is 1St Black Lead Winner at Daytime Emmys

ENTERTAINMENT | By Beth Harris | Jun 25

Mishael Morgan of "The Young and the Restless" won as lead drama actress, becoming the first Black actor to win in a lead category at the Daytime Emmys on Friday night.

Abortion Ruling Thrusts Companies Into Divisive Arena

Abortion Ruling Thrusts Companies Into Divisive Arena

NEWS | By Anne D'Innocenzio and Haleluya Hadero | Jun 25

The Supreme Court's decision to end the nation's constitutional protections for abortion has catapulted businesses of all types into the most divisive corner of politics.

Biden Signs Landmark Gun Measure, Says 'Lives Will Be Saved'

Biden Signs Landmark Gun Measure, Says 'Lives Will Be Saved'

NEWS | By Will Weissert | Jun 25

President Joe Biden on Saturday signed the most sweeping gun violence bill in decades, a bipartisan compromise that seemed unimaginable until a recent series of mass shootings, including the massacre of 19 students and two teachers in Texas.

News

Mass Shooting in Oslo Kills 2, Wounds 10; Pride Canceled

Mass Shooting in Oslo Kills 2, Wounds 10; Pride Canceled

NEWS | Jun 25

A gunman opened fire in Oslo's night-life district early Saturday in what police are investigating as a possible terrorist attack during the Norwegian capital's annual Pride festival.

Business

Delta Wins Right to Stay at Dallas Airport after Lawsuit

Delta Wins Right to Stay at Dallas Airport after Lawsuit

BUSINESS | Jun 24

Delta Air Lines will be able to continue operating flights at Dallas Love Field for another six years, under a settlement approved by the city council.

Technology

NASA: Give Us Back our Moon Dust and Cockroaches

NASA: Give Us Back our Moon Dust and Cockroaches

TECHNOLOGY | By Mark Pratt | Jun 24

NASA wants its moon dust and cockroaches back: The space agency has asked Boston-based RR Auction to halt the sale of moon dust that was fed to cockroaches during an experiment.

Finance

Gas Prices Sting U.S. Workers who Depend on Their Cars

Gas Prices Sting U.S. Workers who Depend on Their Cars

FINANCE | By Dee-Ann Durbin | Jun 23

Millions of Americans who rely on their cars for work are changing their habits, signing up for carpools or even ditching their cars for bicycles as gas prices recently hit $5 per gallon

Cars

Edmunds: 2022 BMW i4 Versus 2022 Polestar 2

Edmunds: 2022 BMW i4 Versus 2022 Polestar 2

CARS | By Michael Cantu, Edmunds | Jun 25

The BMW i4 is about the size of a 3 Series and offers an engaging driving experience. But there's another small EV also vying for your attention: The Polestar 2.

Style

For National Hydration Day, the Best Skin Hydrators

For National Hydration Day, the Best Skin Hydrators

STYLE | By Christopher Ehlers | Jun 24

In a recent article celebrating National Sunscreen Day, I wrote that there seems to be a national day for just about everything these days. Well, here we are again, but this time in honor of National Hydration Day.

Health/Fitness

FDA Bans Juul E-Cigarettes Tied to Teen Vaping Surge

FDA Bans Juul E-Cigarettes Tied to Teen Vaping Surge

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Matthew Perrone | Jun 24

U.S. health regulators on Thursday ordered Juul to pull its electronic cigarettes from the market, the latest blow to the embattled company widely blamed for sparking a national surge in teen vaping.

Travel

Airport Chaos: European Travel Runs into Pandemic Outbacks

Airport Chaos: European Travel Runs into Pandemic Outbacks

TRAVEL | By Kelvin Chan and Mike Corder | Jun 24

The airport lines are long, and lost luggage is piling up. It's going to be a chaotic summer for travelers in Europe.

Nightlife

Ninth Avenue Saloon Opening Day :: June 24, 2022

Ninth Avenue Saloon Opening Day :: June 24, 2022

NIGHTLIFE | Jun 25

After being close for two years, Matt, Tim, Josh, David and Alden brought one of the fist gay bars in Hell's Kitchen back to life. It is so great to have this fun place back for the LGBT+Q community to get together.