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The Hazards of Living on the Right Side of a Time Zone Border

The Hazards of Living on the Right Side of a Time Zone Border

Daylight saving time is an artificial way of adjusting time, but nothing changes when the sun rises and sets.

'Chick-fil-A' Bill Reignites LGBT Opposition in Texas

'Chick-fil-A' Bill Reignites LGBT Opposition in Texas

NEWS | By Paul J. Weber | May 22
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signaled he will sign legislation that Republicans say is a defense of Chick-fil-A and religious freedom, but gay lawmakers sometimes tearfully railed against it on the House floor as a license to discriminate.

Police Look at Whether Transgender Women's Deaths Connected

Police Look at Whether Transgender Women's Deaths Connected

NEWS | By Terry Wallace | May 22
The shooting deaths of two transgender women and the stabbing of a third are being investigated to determine whether they are connected, police in Dallas said Tuesday.

Kenyan Author, LGBT Activist Binyavanga Wainaina Dies at 48

Kenyan Author, LGBT Activist Binyavanga Wainaina Dies at 48

NEWS | By Tom Odula | May 22
One of Africa's best-known authors and gay rights activists, Binyavanga Wainaina, has died at age 48, a colleague and friend said Wednesday.

Former Judge Files New Motions in Jussie Smollett Case

Former Judge Files New Motions in Jussie Smollett Case

NEWS | May 22
A former judge who wants a special prosecutor appointed in the Jussie Smollett case is back in court with new motions to obtain her goal.

With Brad and Leo, Tarantino Debuts a Fairy Tale in Cannes

With Brad and Leo, Tarantino Debuts a Fairy Tale in Cannes

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | May 22
Twenty-five years after premiering "Pulp Fiction" in Cannes, Quentin Tarantino returned to the French film festival with neither great vengeance nor furious anger but a gentler fairy tale about 1960s Los Angeles.

Recreating 'Aladdin's' Magic with Will Smith and Fresh Faces

Recreating 'Aladdin's' Magic with Will Smith and Fresh Faces

ENTERTAINMENT | May 22
Following in the lucrative footsteps of "Beauty and the Beast" and others, Disney is taking another shot at "Aladdin," this time in live-action. The film, from director Guy Ritchie, opens nationwide Friday.

'Big Bang Theory' Finale Gets Galactic Ratings to Win Week

'Big Bang Theory' Finale Gets Galactic Ratings to Win Week

ENTERTAINMENT | By Andrew Dalton | May 22
In its last blast, "The Big Bang Theory" topped the TV ratings by a light-year.

Handwritten Wills Shake Up Aretha Franklin's Estate

Handwritten Wills Shake Up Aretha Franklin's Estate

NEWS | By Ed White | May 22
The discovery of handwritten wills in the home of the late Aretha Franklin could ignite a dispute among family members about the estate of the "Queen of Soul."

More Democrats Seeking Impeachment Proceedings Against Trump

More Democrats Seeking Impeachment Proceedings Against Trump

NEWS | By Mary Clare Jalonick and Lisa Mascaro | May 22
More Democrats are calling — and more loudly — for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump after his latest defiance of Congress by blocking his former White House lawyer from testifying.


News

North Korea Calls Biden 'Fool of Low IQ' Over Kim Criticism

North Korea Calls Biden 'Fool of Low IQ' Over Kim Criticism

INTERNATIONAL | By Kim Tong-Hyung | May 22
North Korea has labeled Joe Biden a "fool of low IQ" and an "imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being" after the U.S. presidential hopeful called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a tyrant during a recent speech.


Business

San Francisco Police Chief: Journalist 'Crossed the Line'

San Francisco Police Chief: Journalist 'Crossed the Line'

LEGAL | By Janie Har | May 22
The San Francisco police chief said Tuesday that he respects the news media, but a freelance journalist whose home and office were raided by officers had "crossed the line" by joining a conspiracy to steal a confidential report.


Technology

Google Says Services on Huawei Phone Still Will Function

Google Says Services on Huawei Phone Still Will Function

PERSONAL TECH | May 21
Google is assuring users of Huawei smartphones the American company's basic services will work on them following U.S. government restrictions on doing business with the Chinese tech giant.


Finance

Getting Real About Health Costs in Retirement

Getting Real About Health Costs in Retirement

HEALTH | By Liz Weston, NerdWallet | May 21
You won't pay for health care in retirement with one lump sum. That's the way these expenses are often presented, though, and the amounts are terrifying.


Cars

Seeing A Twisting Road Ahead, Ford Cuts 7K White-Collar Jobs

Seeing A Twisting Road Ahead, Ford Cuts 7K White-Collar Jobs

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | May 21
Ford revealed details of its long-awaited restructuring plan Monday as it prepared for a future of electric and autonomous vehicles by parting ways with 7,000 white-collar workers worldwide, about 10% of its global salaried workforce.


Style

'Tortilla Movement' Seeks to Restore Mexico's Iconic Food

'Tortilla Movement' Seeks to Restore Mexico's Iconic Food

FOOD/DRINK | By María Teresa Hernández | May 21
As Mexico City's 9 million residents sleep in the pre-dawn darkness, busy hands are already preparing the day's corn tortillas in the small kitchen of Molino El Pujol.


Health/Fitness

Pot 'Legalization 2.0': Social Equity Becomes A Key Question

Pot 'Legalization 2.0': Social Equity Becomes A Key Question

LEGAL | By Jennifer Peltz | May 21
Advocates for legalizing marijuana have long argued it would strike a blow for social justice after a decades-long drug war that disproportionately targeted minority and poor communities.


Nightlife

GLSEN Respect Awards @ Cipriani 42nd Street :: May 20, 2019

GLSEN Respect Awards @ Cipriani 42nd Street :: May 20, 2019

PHOTO ALBUMS | May 21
The annual GLSEN Respect Awards were held at Cipriani 42nd Street to honor the work of student leaders, educators, community organizers, influencers, and corporations who serve as exemplary role models and have made an impact on LGBTQ youth.