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Expert: Monkeypox Likely Spread by Sex at 2 Raves in Europe

Expert: Monkeypox Likely Spread by Sex at 2 Raves in Europe

NEWS | By Maria Cheng | May 23

A leading adviser to the World Health Organization said the unprecedented outbreak of monkeypox might be explained by risky sexual behavior at two recent mass events in Europe.

Marjorie Taylor Greene Thanks Bill Maher for his Anti-LGBTQ Rant

Marjorie Taylor Greene Thanks Bill Maher for his Anti-LGBTQ Rant

ENTERTAINMENT | May 22

Last Friday night Bill Maher turned to the subject of all things LGBTQ, basically claiming the rise in individuals identifying as LGBTQ is because it is "trendy." And he had a bar chart to prove it!

'You're Not Safe.' Extremist Promises 'Hunting Expeditions' Aimed at Phoenix Area LGBTQ Target Shoppers

'You're Not Safe.' Extremist Promises 'Hunting Expeditions' Aimed at Phoenix Area LGBTQ Target Shoppers

NEWS | May 22

LGBTQ shoppers at Phoenix area Target stores are being victimized by a video threat from a 24-year old, ultra-right wing extremist.

'Anonymous' No More: Qatari Doctor Comes Out, Country's First

'Anonymous' No More: Qatari Doctor Comes Out, Country's First

NEWS | May 22

A Qatari-born doctor, living in the U.S. came out, making him the first openly gay citizen from the country that punishes homosexuality.

Montana Not Following Transgender Birth Certificate Ruling

Montana Not Following Transgender Birth Certificate Ruling

NEWS | By Amy Beth Hanson | May 22

It's been a month since a Montana judge temporarily blocked enforcement of a state law requiring trans people to undergo surgery before they could change their gender on their birth certificate and the state still isn't in compliance with the court order.

Ethan Coen on his Jerry Lee Lewis Doc and Filmmaking Return

Ethan Coen on his Jerry Lee Lewis Doc and Filmmaking Return

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | May 22

Most in the film industry thought Ethan Coen was done with making movies. Ethan did, too.

Consumers Defy Inflation To Support Economy. For How Long?

Consumers Defy Inflation To Support Economy. For How Long?

NEWS | By Christopher Rugaber and Anne D'Innocenzio | May 22

With prices across the economy — from food, gas and rent to cars, airfares and hotel rooms — soaring at their fastest pace in decades, you might think Americans would tap the brakes on spending. Not so far.

Taliban Enforcing Face-Cover Order for Female TV Anchors

Taliban Enforcing Face-Cover Order for Female TV Anchors

NEWS | By Rahim Faiez | May 22

Afghanistan's Taliban rulers on Sunday began enforcing an order requiring all female TV news anchors in the country to cover their faces while on-air. The move is part of a hard-line shift drawing condemnation from rights activists.

Deemed 'Too Gay,' Colton Haynes 'Straightened Up' to Win Roles Early in Career

Deemed 'Too Gay,' Colton Haynes 'Straightened Up' to Win Roles Early in Career

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | May 22

"Teen Wolf" star Colton Haynes reveals in a new interview how he had to "straighten up" to win roles — and how coming out cost him the career he might have had otherwise.

Shawn Mendes and Tommy Hilfiger Partner Up to 'Play It Forward'

Shawn Mendes and Tommy Hilfiger Partner Up to 'Play It Forward'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Christopher Ehlers | May 22

With a series of three photos that seemed to briefly break the internet last week, Shawn Mendes and Tommy Hilfiger announced a multi-year partnership that seeks to light the way for a more sustainable future in the fashion world.

Entertainment

'Triangle of Sadness': Biting Social Satire Delights Cannes

'Triangle of Sadness': Biting Social Satire Delights Cannes

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | May 23

Fashion models, Instagram influencers and Russian oligarchs collide on a yacht — and some very extreme sickness ensues — in Ruben Östlund's "Triangle of Sadness."

Business

Oreo Partners with PFLAG for Pride Edition of Classic Cookies

Oreo Partners with PFLAG for Pride Edition of Classic Cookies

BUSINESS | By Kilian Melloy | May 22

Longtime LGBTQ+ ally Oreo has partnered once again with PFLAG to produce a Pride edition of America's Favorite Cookie. The special edition cookies are stamped with the word "Proud."

Technology

Boeing Crew Capsule Launches to Space Station on Test Redo

Boeing Crew Capsule Launches to Space Station on Test Redo

TECHNOLOGY | By Marcia Dunn | May 20

Boeing's crew capsule rocketed into orbit Thursday on a repeat test flight without astronauts, after years of being grounded by flaws that could have doomed the spacecraft.

Finance

'Twitter Philanthropy' Reveals Chasms in Social Safety Net

'Twitter Philanthropy' Reveals Chasms in Social Safety Net

FINANCE | By R.J. Rico | May 20

Millionaire Bill Pulte practices what he calls "Twitter philanthropy," providing financial relief to people who reach out to him for help via social media. But he can only help a fraction of those who ask.

Cars

What to Know Before Getting Your Car Wrapped

What to Know Before Getting Your Car Wrapped

CARS | By Ronald Montoya, Edmunds | May 21

Wrapping a vehicle in vinyl to alter its look was once the domain of show cars, luxury and exotics but has now gone mainstream as part of a growing multibillion-dollar industry.

Style

Sun's Out, Thighs Out: 5 Shorts for Every Style

Sun's Out, Thighs Out: 5 Shorts for Every Style

STYLE | By Andrew Villagomez | May 22

As summer approaches and temperatures rise, it's time to let our legs breathe by breaking out the shorts. But where to start looking? Here are some answers.

Travel

Cinespia Returns With Pride!

Cinespia Returns With Pride!

TRAVEL | May 20

LA's most popular and longest-running Outdoor Screening Series "Cinespia" returns to two famous Hollywood locations this summer: the Hollywood Forever Cemetery and LA Historic Park. And in June celebrates Pride.