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Arlene Dahl, Who Shone in Films of the 1950s, Dies at 96

Arlene Dahl, Who Shone in Films of the 1950s, Dies at 96

NEWS | By Andrew Dalton | Nov 30

v, the actor whose charm and striking red hair shone in such Technicolor movies of the 1950s as "Journey to the Center of the Earth" and "Three Little Words," has died at age 96.

Watch: Australian Marriage Equality Campaigner Wins $1M Game Show Prize

Watch: Australian Marriage Equality Campaigner Wins $1M Game Show Prize

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 30

A longtime advocate for marriage equality won a $1 million prize on Australia's "Millionaire Hot Seat" game show.

Why Aren't People Most at Risk of HIV in Kenya Using Preventative Drugs?

Why Aren't People Most at Risk of HIV in Kenya Using Preventative Drugs?

NEWS | Nov 30

Transgender women are most at risk of contracting HIV in Kenya. One researcher asks why more isn't being done to protect them.

Watch: Bisexual Middle School Teacher Quits Rather than Take Down Pride Flag

Watch: Bisexual Middle School Teacher Quits Rather than Take Down Pride Flag

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 30

A bisexual middle school teacher resigned when school officials ordered the removal of Pride flags from classrooms following claims of an "external challenge" to the flags.

Hungary's Parliament Approves Referendum on LGBTQ Issues

Hungary's Parliament Approves Referendum on LGBTQ Issues

NEWS | By Justin Spike | Nov 30

Hungary's parliament authorized the government Tuesday to call a national referendum on LGBT issues, the latest in a series of steps by the country's nationalist leaders that critics say are intended to limit minority rights.

NBC Hopes the Sun will Come Out as it Mounts 'Annie Live!'

NBC Hopes the Sun will Come Out as it Mounts 'Annie Live!'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Nov 30

There's a famous saying in showbiz: "Never work with children or animals." NBC is wisely ignoring that as it mounts a live version of the hit Broadway musical "Annie."

CDC Says Ages 18 and Up Should Get COVID Booster Shot

CDC Says Ages 18 and Up Should Get COVID Booster Shot

NEWS | Nov 30

The CDC broadened its recommendation for COVID-19 booster shots for all adults as the new omicron variant is identified in more countries.

Lawyer: Jussie Smollett 'a Real Victim' of Attack in Chicago

Lawyer: Jussie Smollett 'a Real Victim' of Attack in Chicago

ENTERTAINMENT | By Don Babwin and Sara Burnett | Nov 30

Jussie Smollett "is a real victim" of a "real crime," his attorney said as the ex-"Empire" actor's trial started Monday.

'The Lost Daughter' Wins Big at 31st Gotham Awards

'The Lost Daughter' Wins Big at 31st Gotham Awards

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Nov 30

Maggie Gyllenhaal's Elena Ferrante adaptation "The Lost Daughter" won four Gotham Awards including best feature film at the 31st Gotham Awards, the annual New York independent film celebration that serves as a boozy kickoff to Oscar season.

A Look Inside the White House's Holiday Decor Honoring Frontline Workers

A Look Inside the White House's Holiday Decor Honoring Frontline Workers

STYLE | By Darlene Superville | Nov 30

Holiday decorations unveiled Monday for Joe and Jill Biden's first White House Christmas honor frontline workers who persevered during the COVID-19 pandemic.

News

Black Artist Josephine Baker Honored at France's Pantheon

Black Artist Josephine Baker Honored at France's Pantheon

NEWS | By Sylvie Corbet and Jeffrey Schaeffer | Nov 30

The voice of Josephine Baker, speaking and singing, will resonate Tuesday in front of the Pantheon monument in Paris, where she is to symbolically be inducted — becoming the first Black woman to receive France's highest honor.

Entertainment

Review: James Wan Returns to Horror with Gory 'Malignant'

Review: James Wan Returns to Horror with Gory 'Malignant'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Nov 30

Horror maestro James Wan has not had many misses, but his gruesome latest is simply ridiculous. And that's not even taking into account the cringey remix of "Where Is My Mind."

Business

EasyJet: Omicron Variant Already Affecting Flight Bookings

EasyJet: Omicron Variant Already Affecting Flight Bookings

BUSINESS | By Pan Pylas | Nov 30

British airline easyJet said Tuesday that it is already seeing some impact on demand from the new omicron variant of the coronavirus.

Cars

Congress Mandates New Car Technology to Stop Drunken Driving

Congress Mandates New Car Technology to Stop Drunken Driving

CARS | By Hope Yen and Tom Krisher | Nov 9

Congress has created a new requirement for automakers: Find a high-tech way to keep drunken people from driving cars.

Health/Fitness

WHO Warns That New Virus Variant Poses 'Very High' Risk

WHO Warns That New Virus Variant Poses 'Very High' Risk

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Jamey Keaten, Raf Casert, Mari Yamaguchi | Nov 30

WHO warned that the global risk from the omicron variant is "very high" based on early evidence, and could lead to surges with "severe consequences."