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The Warwick Rowers Make a 'Worldwide Roar' with 2021 Calendar

The Warwick Rowers Make a 'Worldwide Roar' with 2021 Calendar

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 28

In 2009 the Warwick Rowers released their first calendar of naked members of the university team. Since then they've grown to become an international sensation. See why as they release their 2021 calendar.

Watch: Denver Pastry Chef Chocolatina Delivers in Drag

Watch: Denver Pastry Chef Chocolatina Delivers in Drag

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 28

Professional pastry chef and drag performer Chocolatina, Queen of the Dessert, is helping Denver residents beat the COVID-19 blues with sweet treats and live serenades.

Biden Plans Swift Moves to Protect and Advance LGBTQ Rights

Biden Plans Swift Moves to Protect and Advance LGBTQ Rights

NEWS | By David Crary and Alana Schor | Nov 28

As president-elect, Biden is making sweeping promises to LGBTQ activists, proposing to carry out virtually every major proposal on their wish lists.

With No Federal Protection, 39 States Still Allow 'Gay Panic' Defense

With No Federal Protection, 39 States Still Allow 'Gay Panic' Defense

NEWS | Nov 28

The "gay panic" defense is still legal in more than two-thirds of states, with no federal protection.

Before He Was Prince Charles, Josh O'Connor Went Full-frontal in Acclaimed LGBTQ Drama

Before He Was Prince Charles, Josh O'Connor Went Full-frontal in Acclaimed LGBTQ Drama

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 28

Josh O'Connor is now an international star for playing Prince Charles on "The Crown." Previously he starred in the acclaimed British indie LGBTQ drama "God's Own Country," where he went full-frontal, something you likely won't see on the Netflix series.

A New Doc Peeks Inside The USPS's Operation Santa Program

A New Doc Peeks Inside The USPS's Operation Santa Program

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Nov 27

Filmmaker Dana Nachman wanted to make a documentary about the United States Postal Service's Operation Santa program for years, but it never seemed like the right time. Then in 2018 she got up some courage and decided to cold email the USPS press office.

Champion Ken Jennings Will Be First Interim 'Jeopardy!' Host

Champion Ken Jennings Will Be First Interim 'Jeopardy!' Host

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 27

"Jeopardy!" record-holder Ken Jennings will be the first in a series of interim hosts replacing Alex Trebek when the show resumes production next Monday.

Experts: Virus Numbers Could Be Erratic After Thanksgiving

Experts: Virus Numbers Could Be Erratic After Thanksgiving

NEWS | By Daniella Peters | Nov 27

The coronavirus testing numbers that have guided much of the nation's response to the pandemic are likely to be erratic over the next week or so, experts said Friday, as fewer people get tested during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

US Appeals Court Rejects Trump Appeal Over Pennsylvania Race

US Appeals Court Rejects Trump Appeal Over Pennsylvania Race

NEWS | By MaryClaire Dale | Nov 27

President Donald Trump's legal team suffered yet another defeat in court Friday as a federal appeals court in Philadelphia roundly rejected its latest effort to challenge the state's election results.

Disney to Lay Off 4,000 More at California, Florida Parks

Disney to Lay Off 4,000 More at California, Florida Parks

NEWS | Nov 27

The Walt Disney Co. announced plans to lay off 4,000 more workers in its theme parks division in California and Florida due to the COVID-19 pandemic's effect on the industry.

News

AP Fact Check: Trump Distorts Military Role in Vaccines

AP Fact Check: Trump Distorts Military Role in Vaccines

NEWS | By Robert Burns | Nov 28

From the get-go, President Donald Trump has miscast or exaggerated the military's role in his administration's crash program to accelerate the development, production and eventual distribution of COVID-19 vaccines.

Business

UK, EU Resume Face-to-Face Trade Talks with Time Running Out

UK, EU Resume Face-to-Face Trade Talks with Time Running Out

BUSINESS | By Jill Lawless | Nov 28

Teams from Britain and the European Union resumed face-to-face talks on a post-Brexit trade deal Saturday, with both sides sounding gloomy about striking an agreement in the little time that remains.

Technology

For Big Tech, Biden Brings a New Era but No Ease in Scrutiny

For Big Tech, Biden Brings a New Era but No Ease in Scrutiny

TECHNOLOGY | By Marcy Gordon | Nov 28

Biden may aim to take a bite out of the dominance of Big Tech and may welcome an opportunity to work with the opposing side to curb the power of a common adversary.

Finance

Liz Weston: When Life Blows up Your Well-Laid Plans

Liz Weston: When Life Blows up Your Well-Laid Plans

FINANCE | By Liz Weston, NerdWallet | Nov 28

The biggest task after financial loss may be dealing with your emotions after the future you had envisioned disappears.

Cars

GM to Recall 7M Vehicles Globally to Replace Takata Air Bags

GM to Recall 7M Vehicles Globally to Replace Takata Air Bags

CARS | By Tom Krisher | Nov 27

General Motors will recall about 7 million big pickup trucks and SUVs worldwide to replace potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators.

Style

Eat, Drink and Be Merry: 9 Best Food and Drink Holiday Gifts

Eat, Drink and Be Merry: 9 Best Food and Drink Holiday Gifts

STYLE | By Matthew Wexler | Nov 28

Let the gift-giving begin! Whether you're looking for comfort foods, stocking stuffers or healthy alternatives, 'tis the season for celebrating all things food and drink

Health/Fitness

Need a COVID-19 Nurse? That'll Be $8,000 a Week

Need a COVID-19 Nurse? That'll Be $8,000 a Week

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Markian Hawryluk, Rae Ellen | Nov 27

In Sioux Falls, South Dakota, nurses can make more than $6,200 a week. A recent posting for a job in Fargo, North Dakota, offered more than $8,000 a week. Some can get as much as $10,000.

Travel

Americans Risk Traveling Over Thanksgiving Despite Warnings

Americans Risk Traveling Over Thanksgiving Despite Warnings

TRAVEL | By Lisa Marie Pane, Sophia Tulp | Nov 25

Millions of Americans took to the skies and the highways ahead of Thanksgiving at the risk of pouring gasoline on the coronavirus fire, disregarding increasingly dire warnings that they stay home and limit their holiday gatherings to members of their own

Nightlife

Can the Gay Adult Film Industry Solve Its Race Problem?

Can the Gay Adult Film Industry Solve Its Race Problem?

NIGHTLIFE | By Naveen Kumar | Nov 24

One former Black porn star says looking back after seven-plus years outside the industry, it's clear it was "a whole toxic environment of white supremacy and racism, completely all the time." Has anything changed?