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Neil Diamond Says he Has Parkinson's, Retires from Touring
Los Angeles, CA

Neil Diamond Says he Has Parkinson's, Retires from Touring

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 23
Neil Diamond is retiring from touring after he says he was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.

Police Probe Anti-Gay, Racist Banners Found Outside Indiana Church

Police Probe Anti-Gay, Racist Banners Found Outside Indiana Church

NEWS | Jan 23
Police are investigating after banners with racist and anti-gay messages were erected outside a northwest Indiana church known for its progressive stands on racial and social justice issues.

Bandmates, Family Attend Funeral of Cranberries Singer  Dolores O'Riordan

Bandmates, Family Attend Funeral of Cranberries Singer Dolores O'Riordan

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 23
Hundreds of mourners have gathered in Dolores O'Riordan's Irish hometown for the funeral of the Cranberries singer.

Alaska Hit by 7.9 Earthquake; Tsunami Warning Canceled

Alaska Hit by 7.9 Earthquake; Tsunami Warning Canceled

NEWS | By Mark Thiessen and Becky Bohrer | Jan 23
A 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck off Alaska's Kodiak Island early Tuesday, prompting a tsunami warning for a large swath of the state's coast and sending some residents fleeing to higher ground.

As Shutdown Eases Federal Workers Fear Prospect of Another

As Shutdown Eases Federal Workers Fear Prospect of Another

NEWS | By Matthew Barakat | Jan 23
The swift steps ending a messy and expensive government shutdown has enabled hundreds of thousands of federal workers to return to work Tuesday, but some say they fear they could find themselves in limbo again in a few more weeks.

Cosby Jokes in 1st Show Since 2015 He 'Used to Be' Comedian

Cosby Jokes in 1st Show Since 2015 He 'Used to Be' Comedian

NEWS | By Michael Sisak | Jan 23
Bill Cosby performed in public for the first time since a sex abuse scandal embroiled him in 2015, joking that he "used to be a comedian" and playing with a jazz band in his hometown as a retrial looms in his criminal sexual assault case.

Indoor Velodrome Expected to Draw Cyclists to Detroit

Indoor Velodrome Expected to Draw Cyclists to Detroit

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Corey Williams | Jan 23
An indoor cycling track in Detroit is expected to draw bike riders from other cold-weather states and across the U.S. while giving inner-city youth the opportunity to participate for free in the fast-moving and growing sport.

Winter Rendezvous 2018 Downhill Costume Drag Competition : January 20, 2018

Winter Rendezvous 2018 Downhill Costume Drag Competition : January 20, 2018

NIGHTLIFE | Jan 22
A fun time was had by both the skiers and spectators at this year's Winter Rendezvous Downhill Costume Drag Competition in Stowe, Vermont.

Winter Rendezvous 2018 Bonfiire Bash @ Golden Eagle Resort ::  January 18, 2018

Winter Rendezvous 2018 Bonfiire Bash @ Golden Eagle Resort :: January 18, 2018

NIGHTLIFE | Jan 22
Winter Rendezvous' Bonfiire Bash was held at the Golden Eagle Resort in Stowe, VT.

Schumer's 'Cave'? Shutdown Deal Puts Spotlight on Dem Leader

Schumer's 'Cave'? Shutdown Deal Puts Spotlight on Dem Leader

NEWS | By Julie Pace and Steve Peoples | Jan 22
Republicans tried to make Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer the face of the government shutdown. Now, he's becoming the face of the Democratic retreat.

Brazil, Long  the Most Lethal Nation for LGBTQs, Gets Deadlier

Brazil, Long the Most Lethal Nation for LGBTQs, Gets Deadlier

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 22
Anti-LGBTQ violence in Brazil has been high for years, as has the nation's level of violence overall, but new research shows that in 2017 the nation's homophobic brutality jumped even more.


Entertainment

 Review :: A Night with Janis Joplin

Review :: A Night with Janis Joplin

THEATRE | By Kelly May | Jan 22
On January 19, Boston celebrated Janis Joplin's birthday at the Shubert Theatre with the touring show "A Night with Janis Joplin." A talented group of performers and a warm crowd made for a perfect evening.


Business

Mudslides Take Heavy Toll on Immigrants Serving Posh Town

Mudslides Take Heavy Toll on Immigrants Serving Posh Town

CORPORATE | By Julie Watson | Jan 22
Nearly a third of those killed in the Jan. 9 mudslides were from immigrant families working in service jobs in the largely white and retired Pacific coast town of 9,000.


Cars

14 Automakers List More Models in Takata Recall

14 Automakers List More Models in Takata Recall

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Jan 21
U.S. safety regulators have released models from 14 different automakers that are being recalled to replace potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators.


Style

Philly Flower Show Dives Into Spring

Philly Flower Show Dives Into Spring

HOME | Jan 23
As the East Coast continues its slog through chilly temperatures and general winter dreariness, the Philadelphia Flower Show offers a colorful sneak peek into warmer, longer days.


Health/Fitness

Smoking - Beginning of the End?

Smoking - Beginning of the End?

HEALTH | Jan 21
US health officials are pushing ahead with an unprecedented plan to make cigarettes less addictive and provide lower-risk alternative products to US smokers.


Travel

Tourism Booming in Cuba Despite Tougher Trump Policy

Tourism Booming in Cuba Despite Tougher Trump Policy

By Andrea Rodriguez | Jan 22
Travel to Cuba is booming from dozens of countries, including the U.S. And the tourism dollars from big-spending Americans seem to be heading into Cuba's state sector and away from private business.


Nightlife

Big! Gay! Men! :: Convergence.NYC

Big! Gay! Men! :: Convergence.NYC

There is a facet of Gay Love that is making strides, slowly but steadily: The plus-size love of a large man for one of similar size, or more average size, sometimes referred to as chubs and chasers.