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Trump Threatens Social Media After Twitter Fact-Checks Him

Trump Threatens Social Media After Twitter Fact-Checks Him

NEWS | By Zeke Miller | May 27
President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened social media companies with new regulation or even shuttering after Twitter added fact checks to two of his tweets.

Fallon Apologizes for Using Blackface in 20-Year-Old Skit

Fallon Apologizes for Using Blackface in 20-Year-Old Skit

NEWS | May 27
NBC "Tonight" show host Jimmy Fallon has apologized for doing an impersonation of fellow comic Chris Rock while in blackface during a 2000 episode of "Saturday Night Live."

Wednesday Workout: Cole Baker Tackles Spartan "300" Workout

Wednesday Workout: Cole Baker Tackles Spartan "300" Workout

Cole Baker tackled 300 reps of six different exercises. Can you handle it, too?

Zambian Gay Couple, Sentenced to 15 Years for Love, Pardoned by President

Zambian Gay Couple, Sentenced to 15 Years for Love, Pardoned by President

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | May 27
The president of Zambia has announced a pardon for a same-sex couple that had been sentenced to 15 years in prison for the crime of being in a loving relationship.

Too Much TV? Enter HBO Max, the Latest Streaming Wannabe

Too Much TV? Enter HBO Max, the Latest Streaming Wannabe

ENTERTAINMENT | By Tali Arbel | May 27
Is a pandemic the perfect time to launch a new and relatively expensive streaming service? AT&T sure hopes so.

Kathy Griffin Charges Back into Controversy with 'Air-Filled Syringe' for Trump Joke

Kathy Griffin Charges Back into Controversy with 'Air-Filled Syringe' for Trump Joke

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | May 27
Kathy Griffin has charged back into controversy with a wisecrack about a "Syringe with nothing but air inside it" — seemingly, her prescription for the current president.

Watch: Current & Former 'Queer Eye' Fab Fives to Battle on 'Celebrity Family Feud'

Watch: Current & Former 'Queer Eye' Fab Fives to Battle on 'Celebrity Family Feud'

ENTERTAINMENT | May 27
The original Fab Five of "Queer Eye" will soon face off against on the reality show's current Fab Five on an upcoming episode of "Celebrity Family Feud."

Dangerous Blood Clots Pose a Perplexing Coronavirus Threat

Dangerous Blood Clots Pose a Perplexing Coronavirus Threat

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Lindsey Tanner | May 27
Blood clots that can cause strokes, heart attacks and dangerous blockages in the legs and lungs are increasingly being found in COVID-19 patients, including some children.

Watch: Gaga and Ariana Grande Team Up for Hilarious 'Rain on Me' Promo Vid

Watch: Gaga and Ariana Grande Team Up for Hilarious 'Rain on Me' Promo Vid

ENTERTAINMENT | May 27
Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande are sharing a new promo video for their new single "Rain on Me" where they act like meteorologists on local news.

Online Therapy is Having Its Moment

Online Therapy is Having Its Moment

For clients in need of warmth and reassurance, does online therapy work? Studies and one psychologist's experience suggest it does.


News

Virginia School Board Defends Transgender Bathroom Ban

Virginia School Board Defends Transgender Bathroom Ban

NATIONAL | May 27
A Virginia school board defended its transgender bathroom ban before a federal appeals court, as a transgender man barred from using the boys bathroom in high school argued that the policy discriminated against him and violated his constitutional rights.


Entertainment

Review: 10! 10! 10s Across the Board for HBO Max' 'Legendary'

Review: 10! 10! 10s Across the Board for HBO Max' 'Legendary'

TELEVISION | By JC Alvarez | May 27
HBO Max takes to the runway in the new reality competition series "Legendary," promises to burn Paris down and bring the houses of the underground ball scene back into the mainstream!


Business

Biden Campaign Names National Director for Voter Protection

Biden Campaign Names National Director for Voter Protection

LEGAL | By Kat Stafford | May 27
Joe Biden has hired a national director for voter protection, a role his campaign says will focus broadly on voter rights, including the disenfranchisement of people of color amid the COVID-19 pandemic.


Technology

American Virus Deaths At 100,000: What Does A Number Mean?

American Virus Deaths At 100,000: What Does A Number Mean?

SCIENCE | By Ted Anthony | May 27
This is the week when America's official coronavirus death toll reaches six digits. One hundred thousand lives wiped out by a disease unknown to science a half a year ago. What does the number mean?


Finance

Congress Said COVID-19 Tests Should be Free, But Who's Paying?

Congress Said COVID-19 Tests Should be Free, But Who's Paying?

HEALTH | By Blake Farmer, Nashville Public Radio | May 26
Hospitals around the country are afraid to send out hundreds of thousands of bills related to COVID-19 testing. That's because Congress mandated there would be no copays and no out-of-pocket costs for patients. But who's paying?


Cars

Nissan-Renault Alliance to Share More Parts, Technology

Nissan-Renault Alliance to Share More Parts, Technology

AUTO NEWS | By Yuri Kageyama | May 27
The auto alliance of Nissan and Renault said Wednesday it will be sharing more vehicle parts, technology and models to save costs as the industry struggles to survive the coronavirus pandemic.


Style

Slather, Lather and Rinse: Best Summer Grooming Products for Men

Slather, Lather and Rinse: Best Summer Grooming Products for Men

GROOMING | By Matthew Wexler | May 27
As temperatures rise, so does the beating on our skin. Fortunately, there's an arsenal of skincare lines to tackle the daily grind.


Travel

Latam Airlines Seeks Bankruptcy Protection as Travel Slumps

Latam Airlines Seeks Bankruptcy Protection as Travel Slumps

FINANCE | By Adam Schreck | May 26
Latam Airlines, South America's biggest carrier, sought U.S. bankruptcy protection Tuesday as it grapples with a sharp downturn in air travel sparked by the coronavirus pandemic.


Nightlife

Interim Mr. Gay World a Heroic Doctor Who Battled COVID-19

Interim Mr. Gay World a Heroic Doctor Who Battled COVID-19

INTERNATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | May 26
When Mr. Gay World 2020 had to be put off to next year, the plan was for first runner-up from 2019 to serve an interim term. Then an ironic twist emerged - one with a heroic tinge.