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N. Ireland Laws on Abortion, Same-Sex Marriage, Set to Change

N. Ireland Laws on Abortion, Same-Sex Marriage, Set to Change

NEWS | Oct 21
Abortion is set to be decriminalized and the stage set for legalization of same-sex marriages in Northern Ireland as of midnight, bringing its laws in line with the rest of the U.K.

Watch: Miley Cyrus Faces Backlash for Telling Fans They 'Don't Have to be Gay' because There are 'Good Men Out There'

Watch: Miley Cyrus Faces Backlash for Telling Fans They 'Don't Have to be Gay' because There are 'Good Men Out There'

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 21
Miley Cyrus is being hit by a wave of backlash after she took to her Instagram Live Sunday and told fans that they "don't have to be gay" because "there are good men out there."

PopUps: Chris Hemsworth Sets Internet on Fire with Steamy Workout Vid

PopUps: Chris Hemsworth Sets Internet on Fire with Steamy Workout Vid

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 21
Chris Hemsworth's latest workout video is...a steamy one!

For Generation Juul, Nicotine Addiction Happens Fast And Is Hard To Shake

For Generation Juul, Nicotine Addiction Happens Fast And Is Hard To Shake

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Elly Yu, WAMU | Oct 21
Teens' use of e-cigarettes has doubled since 2017, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, with 1 in 4 high school seniors reporting use of a vape in the previous month.

Kellogg's Introduces New Cereal Team-Up to Fight Bullying

Kellogg's Introduces New Cereal Team-Up to Fight Bullying

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 21
What do you call a delicious combination of all different shapes, sizes, colors, and types? - Aside from pre-Trump America, that is? How about this: "All Together Now."

Jim Parsons Teams Up with 'Love, Simon' Director for LGBTQ Docuseries on HBO Max

Jim Parsons Teams Up with 'Love, Simon' Director for LGBTQ Docuseries on HBO Max

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 21
Jim Parsons is working with Greg Berlanti, the director behind "Love, Simon," to create a docuseries about the LGBTQ movement called "Equal" that will air on the upcoming streaming service HBO Max.

Buttigieg Removes Attorney from Fundraiser After Backlash

Buttigieg Removes Attorney from Fundraiser After Backlash

NEWS | By Brian Slodysko and Errin Haines | Oct 21
Pete Buttigieg is returning campaign contributions from a former Chicago city attorney who led a vigorous effort to block the release of a video depicting the shooting of Laquan McDonald.

Jennifer Lawrence Marries Art Dealer Cooke Maroney

Jennifer Lawrence Marries Art Dealer Cooke Maroney

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 21
Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence got married over the weekend in Rhode Island during a ceremony and reception studded with Hollywood stars.

'Maude' Co-Star, Character Actor Bill Macy Dies at 97

'Maude' Co-Star, Character Actor Bill Macy Dies at 97

NEWS | By Lynn Elber | Oct 21
Bill Macy, the character actor whose hangdog expression was a perfect match for his role as the long-suffering foil to Bea Arthur's unyielding feminist on the daring 1970s sitcom "Maude," has died. He was 97.

Donald Trump Jr.: A Potent Voice for Father's Campaign

Donald Trump Jr.: A Potent Voice for Father's Campaign

NEWS | By Jonathan Lemire | Oct 21
The shout of "2024!" from the crowd was unmistakable. It stopped Donald Trump Jr. cold.


Entertainment

 Review :: 3 Silent Classics by Josef Von Sternberg

Review :: 3 Silent Classics by Josef Von Sternberg

MOVIES | By Sam Cohen | Oct 21
Criterion's new collector's set "3 Silent Classics by Josef von Sternberg" is one of the year's most important home releases. There's a wealth of rich cultural history across the films and the set's many special features.


Business

UK's Boris Johnson Tries Again for Vote on EU Divorce Deal

UK's Boris Johnson Tries Again for Vote on EU Divorce Deal

LEGAL | By Jill Lawless and Danica Kirka | Oct 21
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson attempted for a second time to secure lawmakers' backing for his European Union divorce deal on Monday as Parliament geared up for a grueling week of political warfare over Brexit.


Technology

U.S. Takes Step to Require Asylum Seekers' DNA

U.S. Takes Step to Require Asylum Seekers' DNA

SCIENCE | By Colleen Long | Oct 21
The Trump administration is planning to collect DNA samples from asylum-seekers and other migrants detained by immigration officials and will add the information to a massive FBI database used by law enforcement.


Finance

Patients Eligible For Charity Care Instead Get Big Bills

Patients Eligible For Charity Care Instead Get Big Bills

HEALTH | By Jordan Rau | Oct 16
Under the Affordable Care Act, nonprofit hospitals are required to provide free or discounted care to patients of meager incomes — or risk losing their tax-exempt status. These price breaks can help people avoid financial catastrophe.


Cars

Workers Celebrate Deal with GM, Show Union Power in Industry

Workers Celebrate Deal with GM, Show Union Power in Industry

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Oct 17
On the picket lines at a General Motors transmission plant in Toledo, Ohio, passing cars honked and striking workers celebrated a tentative contract deal by munching on 10 pizzas dropped off by a supporter.


Style

Clothing Company Gets Attention with Billboard of Hog-Tied Trump

Clothing Company Gets Attention with Billboard of Hog-Tied Trump

FASHION | By Arijeta Lajka | Oct 21
A clothing company has put up a billboard in New York City's Times Square that depicts President Donald Trump being hog-tied by a woman clad in its athletic wear.


Health/Fitness

J&J Recalls Baby Powder After Traces of Asbestos Found

J&J Recalls Baby Powder After Traces of Asbestos Found

HEALTH | By Linda A. Johnson | Oct 21
Johnson & Johnson on Friday recalled a single batch of its baby powder as a precaution after government testing found trace amounts of asbestos in one bottle bought online.


Travel

Oahu: 72 Hours in the Heart of Hawaii

Oahu: 72 Hours in the Heart of Hawaii

By Matthew Wexler | Oct 21
Our essential guide for things to do on Oahu, from shopping and beaches to terrific restaurants and one of the best beachfront hotels.


Nightlife

Frank Ocean To Launch LGBTQ Dance Night in NYC in Honor of PrEP

Frank Ocean To Launch LGBTQ Dance Night in NYC in Honor of PrEP

CELEBRITIES | By Sam Cronin | Oct 17
Frank Ocean's Blonded brand is set to host a queer club night called PrEP+, so named for the HIV prevention drugs, and to imagine what the 80s would have been like if PrEP had existed then.