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Japan to Widen Virus Emergency after Record Spike Amid Games

Japan to Widen Virus Emergency after Record Spike Amid Games

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Mari Yamaguchi | Jul 30
Japan is set to expand the coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo to neighboring areas and the western city of Osaka on Friday in the wake of a record-breaking surge in infections while the capital hosts the Olympics.

Biden Calls on Congress to Extend Eviction Moratorium

Biden Calls on Congress to Extend Eviction Moratorium

NEWS | By Michael Casey | Jul 30
The Biden administration will allow a nationwide ban on evictions to expire Saturday, arguing its hands are tied after the Supreme Court signaled it could only be extended until the end of the month.

Spanish Judge Recommends Shakira Face Tax Fraud Trial

Spanish Judge Recommends Shakira Face Tax Fraud Trial

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 30
A Spanish judge investigating alleged tax fraud by Colombian musician Shakira recommended on Thursday that the case go to trial.

Take a Peek at Lady Gaga & Adam Driver in 'House of Gucci' Trailer

Take a Peek at Lady Gaga & Adam Driver in 'House of Gucci' Trailer

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 29
The trailer for "House of Gucci, "which doesn't hit theaters until November 24," hit the internet yesterday. And already its two leads are getting rave reviews.

Pines Party Beach Party :: July 24, 2021

Pines Party Beach Party :: July 24, 2021

NIGHTLIFE | Jul 29
Return to Wonderland was the theme of Pines Party 2021 featuring headlining DJ's David Morales, Calagna, Abel and Danny Kravits.

Kazakhstan Bodybuilder Yuri Tolochko Brings a Mystery Man Into His Life

Kazakhstan Bodybuilder Yuri Tolochko Brings a Mystery Man Into His Life

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 29
They married a sex doll, but could Kazakhstan bodybuilder Yuri Tolochko be moving on to a human partner?

MAGA(Y)-Supporter Brandon Straka Plans Comeback with Stealth Fundraiser

MAGA(Y)-Supporter Brandon Straka Plans Comeback with Stealth Fundraiser

NEWS | Jul 29
Brandon Straka, the out MAGA-supporting pundit who was arrested for his role in the Capitol Riot, is planning a come back ... on the down low.

Gus Kenworthy Doesn't Like Being Called Colton Underwood's 'Gay Guide'

Gus Kenworthy Doesn't Like Being Called Colton Underwood's 'Gay Guide'

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 29
Gus Kenworthy welcomed the opportunity to assist out ex-Bachelor Colton Underwood in his coming out experience, but he doesn't like being called his "gay guide."

NYC's Hell's Kitchen Nightlife Bounces Back With New Openings

NYC's Hell's Kitchen Nightlife Bounces Back With New Openings

STYLE | By Ryan Leeds | Jul 29
The the Roarin' 20s have begun! New York City's queer hub — Hell's Kitchen — bursts back to life with a slate of new LGBTQ bar openings that promises to revitalize the neighborhood for locals and tourists alike.

MacKenzie Scott, French Gates Join to Fund Gender Equality

MacKenzie Scott, French Gates Join to Fund Gender Equality

ENTERTAINMENT | By Haleluya Hadero | Jul 29
An initiative from Melinda French Gates, MacKenzie Scott and the family foundation of billionaire Lynn Schusterman awarded $40 million Thursday to four promoting gender equality projects.


News

Watch: Drag Queen Story Hour at Museum Canceled Following 'Overwhelming' Hate, Death Threats

Watch: Drag Queen Story Hour at Museum Canceled Following 'Overwhelming' Hate, Death Threats

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 29
A private, after-hours Drag Story Hour that was scheduled to take place at a museum in Lincoln, Nebraska, was canceled following a deluge of threats — some of which on the lives of the organizers.


Entertainment

In 'Amour & After,' Melissa Errico Continues Her Love Affair With Composer Michel Legrand

In 'Amour & After,' Melissa Errico Continues Her Love Affair With Composer Michel Legrand

MUSIC | By John Amodeo | Jul 29
Broadway and cabaret performer Melissa Errico met Michel Legrand when she was cast in his 2003 musical "Amour." She continues her love affair with his music with her new show "Amour & After," which she discusses in this interview.


Business

German Federal Court Sides with Lindt in Gold Bunny Battle

German Federal Court Sides with Lindt in Gold Bunny Battle

Jul 30
A German federal court ruled Thursday that the golden shade of the foil wrap on Lindt & Spruengli's Gold Bunny, a popular chocolate Easter bunny, enjoys protected status.


Finance

When It Can be a Good Idea to Co-Sign for Your Young Adult

When It Can be a Good Idea to Co-Sign for Your Young Adult

By Ben O'Shea, Nerdwallet | Jul 29
If you're the parent of a young adult, you may be asked to co-sign for a car loan or an apartment lease. Before you agree, know what's at stake.


Cars

Volkswagen Earnings Beat Pre-pandemic Pevels on Luxury Makes

Volkswagen Earnings Beat Pre-pandemic Pevels on Luxury Makes

AUTO NEWS | By David McHugh | Jul 29
Germany's auto industry showed more strong results Thursday as Volkswagen's earnings and profit margins beat pre-pandemic levels and the company raised its profit outlook for the year.


Health/Fitness

New CDC Guidelines Set off Rush to Reimpose Mask Mandates

New CDC Guidelines Set off Rush to Reimpose Mask Mandates

HEALTH | Jul 29
New guidance from the federal government set off mask rules across the nation Wednesday as cities, states, schools and businesses raced to restore mandates and others pushed back.


Travel

COVID-19 Rates a Worry as 1 Million Head for Iowa State Fair

COVID-19 Rates a Worry as 1 Million Head for Iowa State Fair

By David Pitt | Jul 29
With coronavirus cases rising throughout Iowa and around the nation, health experts are becoming increasingly worried about next month's Iowa State Fair, which will bring more than 1 million people to Des Moines.


Nightlife

Pines Party Pool Party :: July 24, 2021

Pines Party Pool Party :: July 24, 2021

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jul 29
The Fire Island Pines Pool Party, or Mad Hatter's Tea Dance, was held on the Great South Bay with an open bar and DJ's Lupe Fuentes, Scott Martin and Someone From Berlin.