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France's Yellow Vests Mark 3 Months Amid Racist Tensions

France's Yellow Vests Mark 3 Months Amid Racist Tensions

NEWS | Feb 17
Paris authorities opened an investigation Sunday into anti-Semitic remarks hurled at a noted philosopher during a yellow vest protest in the capital, an incident that raised national concerns about the movement's ascendant radical fringe.

State Department: Nauert Out As Pick for UN Ambassador

State Department: Nauert Out As Pick for UN Ambassador

NEWS | By Matthew Lee | Feb 17
Heather Nauert, picked by President Donald Trump to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations but never officially nominated, has withdrawn from consideration, the State Department said.

Aurora Attacker Took Gun to Work He Shouldn't Have Owned

Aurora Attacker Took Gun to Work He Shouldn't Have Owned

NEWS | By Don Babwin and Caryn Rousseau | Feb 17
The man who opened fire and killed five co-workers took a gun he wasn't supposed to have to a job he was about to lose.

Chicago Police: Jussie Smollett Assault Case Has 'Shifted'

Chicago Police: Jussie Smollett Assault Case Has 'Shifted'

NEWS | By Greg McCune | Feb 17
Chicago police said Saturday the investigation into the assault reported by Jussie Smollett has "shifted" due to information received from two brothers questioned in the case.

RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars 4 Finale Party  @ Roscoe's Tavern Chicago :: February 15, 2019

RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars 4 Finale Party @ Roscoe's Tavern Chicago :: February 15, 2019

NIGHTLIFE | Feb 16
Roscoe's Tavern hosted a RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars 4 finale party with Shangela, Valentina and Adore Delano.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Skewed Picture of Border Perils

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Skewed Picture of Border Perils

NEWS | By Calvin Woodward and Hope Yen | Feb 16
President Donald Trump describes drugs flowing across the hinterlands from Mexico, a federal prison population laden with criminals who are in the U.S. illegally and a Texas city transformed by a border barrier into a safe place to live. It's misleading.

Women Filmmakers Have Record Showing At Berlin Film Festival

Women Filmmakers Have Record Showing At Berlin Film Festival

ENTERTAINMENT | By Louise Dixon | Feb 16
The voice of the female filmmaker was louder than ever at this year's Berlin Film Festival, with seven out of the 16 films in the competition section helmed by women, and female directors from all corners of the globe featured prominently.

Academy Reverses Plans, Will Air All Awards Live At Oscars

Academy Reverses Plans, Will Air All Awards Live At Oscars

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Feb 16
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Friday reversed its decision to present four awards during the commercial breaks of this year's Oscar broadcast.

Researchers Find Clues That Depression May Speed Brain Aging

Researchers Find Clues That Depression May Speed Brain Aging

TECHNOLOGY | By Lauran Neergaard | Feb 16
Memory and thinking skills naturally slow with age but now scientists are peeking inside living brains to tell if depression might worsen that decline — and finding some worrisome clues.

NOT REAL NEWS: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

NOT REAL NEWS: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

NEWS | Feb 16
None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out. Here are the real facts.


News

2020 Dems Hit Early Voting States; Weld Explores GOP Bid

2020 Dems Hit Early Voting States; Weld Explores GOP Bid

POLITICS | By Lisa Mascaro and Steve Peoples | Feb 16
Several Democratic presidential candidates are spending the long holiday weekend on the campaign trail, while a Republican has announced he's creating an exploratory committee for a possible 2020 run.


Entertainment

Watch: Trailer for Anne Hathaway-Starring 'The Hustle' Drops

Watch: Trailer for Anne Hathaway-Starring 'The Hustle' Drops

MOVIES | Feb 16
Anne Hathaway - recipient of the Human Rights Campaign's "National Ally for Equality" award - co-stars with Rebel Woilsonin the MGM movie "The Hustle." Check out the new trailer!


Business

Trump-Dominated Board to Close Coal Plant, Despite His Plea

Trump-Dominated Board to Close Coal Plant, Despite His Plea

CORPORATE | By Adam Beam | Feb 17
A federal utility board voted Thursday to close a coal-fired power plant in Kentucky, rejecting pleas from President Donald Trump and U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and handing the coal industry a defeat in its backyard.


Technology

U.S. Weeks Ways to Recycle Lithium Batteries in Cars, Phones

U.S. Weeks Ways to Recycle Lithium Batteries in Cars, Phones

SCIENCE | By Tammy Webber | Feb 17
The U.S. government will lead an ambitious effort to develop technologies to recycle lithium-ion batteries from electric vehicles, cellphones and other sources to ensure a reliable and affordable supply of metals crucial to battery production.


Cars

Edmunds: Top Car-Buying Mistakes to Avoid

Edmunds: Top Car-Buying Mistakes to Avoid

AUTO NEWS | By Ronald Montoya | Feb 16
Here are some of the most common car-shopping mistakes people make when buying or leasing a car. Avoid them and you'll have a better car-buying experience.


Style

15 Looks From Marc Jacobs at New York Fashion Week

15 Looks From Marc Jacobs at New York Fashion Week

FASHION | Feb 17
It was classic Jacobs at his best — high drama and fairytale whimsy, with big shapes and signature touches like oversized ruffles and flounces and bold florals, and deliciously roomy coats that beckoned. (Photos: AP/Andres Kudacki)


Health/Fitness

Modern Life's Most Common Stressors

Modern Life's Most Common Stressors

HEALTH | Feb 15
Phone batteries dying, sticking to plans, and slow WiFi — these are just some of the modern causes of stress plaguing Americans today, according to new research.


Travel

72 (Gayish) Hours in Milwaukee

72 (Gayish) Hours in Milwaukee

Feb 15
A few days in Milwaukee reveal a round-up of lively LGBTQ-friendly bars, local eats, culture, and most of the time... snow.


Nightlife

Valentine's Day @ The Standard :: February 14, 2019

Valentine's Day @ The Standard :: February 14, 2019

PHOTO ALBUMS | Feb 15
For Valentine's Day, Susanne Bartsch produced Kabaret Boom, held at Top of The Standard in New York. Guests included DJ Aquaria, Dirty Martini, and a special appearance from pop star Kim Petras.