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Hallmark Draws Criticism After Pulling Same-Sex Wedding Ads

Hallmark Draws Criticism After Pulling Same-Sex Wedding Ads

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jocelyn Noveck | Dec 15
The Hallmark Channel was facing some bitter criticism on social media Sunday over its decision to pull ads for a wedding-planning website that featured two brides kissing at the altar, following a complaint from a conservative advocacy group.

'Jumanji' Ends 'Frozen 2' Hot Streak To Claim Top Spot

'Jumanji' Ends 'Frozen 2' Hot Streak To Claim Top Spot

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jonathan Landrum Jr. | Dec 15
"Jumanji: The Next Level" puts "Frozen 2" on second-place ice, while Clint Eastwood's "Richard Jewell" opened with one of the worst box office debuts for the director.

Chinese TV Pulls Arsenal Game Coverage after Ozil Criticism

Chinese TV Pulls Arsenal Game Coverage after Ozil Criticism

NEWS | Dec 15
Chinese television pulled coverage of Arsenal's Premier League match against Manchester City after Mesut Ozil, a forward for the London club, criticized Beijing's brutal mass crackdown on ethnic Muslims in the country.

Comey: 'Real Sloppiness' in Russia Probe but No Misconduct

Comey: 'Real Sloppiness' in Russia Probe but No Misconduct

NEWS | By Eric Tucker | Dec 15
Former FBI Director James Comey acknowledged Sunday that a Justice Department inspector general report identified "real sloppiness" in the surveillance of a former Trump campaign aide.

Anna Karina, the Icon of French New Wave Cinema, Dies at 79

Anna Karina, the Icon of French New Wave Cinema, Dies at 79

NEWS | Dec 15
Anna Karina, the French New Wave actress who became an icon of the cinema in the 1960s and was the muse of Jean-Luc Godard, has died. She was 79.

Greta Thunberg, German Railway Company in Tweetstorm

Greta Thunberg, German Railway Company in Tweetstorm

NEWS | By Kirsten Grieshaber | Dec 15
Climate activist Greta Thunberg and Germany's national railway company created a tweetstorm Sunday after she posted a photo of herself sitting on the floor of a train surrounded by lots of bags.

Shooting at Suburban Atlanta Mall Injures 1 as Shoppers Flee

Shooting at Suburban Atlanta Mall Injures 1 as Shoppers Flee

NEWS | By Jeff Amy | Dec 15
A shooting that wounded one man in a mall food court sent suburban Atlanta shoppers fleeing in panic Saturday.

'Rise of Skywalker' is Almost Here, but A Dark Side Looms

'Rise of Skywalker' is Almost Here, but A Dark Side Looms

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jonathan Landrum Jr. | Dec 15
Despite the financial success, there's been a dark side — fierce criticism of the new trilogy amplified by social media.

The Promises We Can't Keep in Long-Term Healthcare

The Promises We Can't Keep in Long-Term Healthcare

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Judith Graham | Dec 15
When faced with terminal diagnoses, caregivers face challenges to protect their loved ones and themselves.

Under Pressure, Hallmark Pulls Gay-Themed Wedding Ads

Under Pressure, Hallmark Pulls Gay-Themed Wedding Ads

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jocelyn Noveck | Dec 15
Under pressure from a conservative advocacy group, The Hallmark Channel has pulled ads for a wedding-planning website that featured two brides kissing at the altar.


News

Preservation or Development? Brazil's Amazon at a Crossroads

Preservation or Development? Brazil's Amazon at a Crossroads

INTERNATIONAL | By David Biller and Leo Correa | Dec 15
Night falls in Brazil's Amazon and two logging trucks without license plates emerge from the jungle. They rumble over dirt roads that lead away from a national forest, carrying trunks of trees hundreds of years old.


Entertainment

 Review :: Uncut Gems

Review :: Uncut Gems

MOVIES | By Sam Cohen | Dec 13
The Adam Sandler-starring "Uncut Gems" is one of the best films of the year and further cements the Safdie Brothers as two of the most important filmmakers currently working.


Business

Package Thief Taunts St. Paul Victim with Thank You Note

Package Thief Taunts St. Paul Victim with Thank You Note

LEGAL | Dec 15
A package thief who made off with a woman's delivery in St. Paul this week decided to leave something behind for the victim — a handwritten thank you note taunting her for the package.


Finance

Tips for Using Flexible Spending Dollars Before Year's End

Tips for Using Flexible Spending Dollars Before Year's End

HEALTH | By Linda B. Johnson | Dec 14
Still have money set aside for medical expenses that you need to spend by the end of the year? There are plenty of ways to meet the deadline for flexible spending accounts.


Style

6 Holiday Gifts for the Home Cook

6 Holiday Gifts for the Home Cook

FOOD/DRINK | By April Stamm | Dec 15
If you're stumped for gift ideas for your favorite culinary-centric loved one, these seven items range from the practical to the creative.


Health/Fitness

Feds Seek New Ways to Spot Illicit Opioids Mailed into U.S.

Feds Seek New Ways to Spot Illicit Opioids Mailed into U.S.

PERSONAL TECH | By Wayne Parry | Dec 13
The federal government is enlisting the help of the private sector to develop better ways to spot and intercept illicit opioids shipped into the United States through the mail.


Nightlife

Art Basel 2019 @ Pridelines

Art Basel 2019 @ Pridelines

PHOTO ALBUMS | Dec 14
Pridelines, a center for all LGBTQ youth, adults and allies, hosted their first art week event at this year's Art Basel Miami.