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O.J. Simpson Triumphant, Others Devastated as He Gets Parole

O.J. Simpson Triumphant, Others Devastated as He Gets Parole

NEWS | By Ken Ritter | Jul 21
Barring any last-minute snafus, O.J. Simpson will walk out of prison a free man in about three months.

Bennington's Death Mirrors That of Close Friend Cornell

Bennington's Death Mirrors That of Close Friend Cornell

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mesfin Fekadu | Jul 21
The death of Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington came as a surprise to the world when it was announced, but it also struck similarities to the death of fellow rocker and close friend Chris Cornell, who killed himself in May.

Late 'Batman' Actor Adam West Honored at Comic-Con

Late 'Batman' Actor Adam West Honored at Comic-Con

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sandy Cohen | Jul 21
There are typically a lot of Batmen at Comic-Con, but only one was the subject of a star-filled tribute.

Texas Senate Aiming to Move Divisive Bills at Breakneck Pace

Texas Senate Aiming to Move Divisive Bills at Breakneck Pace

NEWS | By Will Weissert | Jul 21
The Texas Senate staged an unusual midnight floor session Thursday as conservatives who dominate the chamber rushed to revive abortion restrictions and a "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people before opponents had time to mobilize.

Ex-Navy Sailor Gets 40 Years for Killing Transgender Woman

Ex-Navy Sailor Gets 40 Years for Killing Transgender Woman

NEWS | Jul 21
A former Navy sailor has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for the 2016 stabbing death of a transgender woman in Mississippi.

German President OKs Gay Marriage Law, Takes Effect in Fall

German President OKs Gay Marriage Law, Takes Effect in Fall

NEWS | Jul 21
Germany's president has signed legislation legalizing gay marriage, paving the way for it to take effect this fall.

A Mo and a Bro Walk Into a Sit-Com in 'Stray,' Streaming on Dekkoo July 21

A Mo and a Bro Walk Into a Sit-Com in 'Stray,' Streaming on Dekkoo July 21

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 20
On July 21, gay streaming service Dekkoo will release "Stray," a bromantic comedy series in which Jay, a brash gay dude, and Rich, a nerdy straight guy, talk sex and relationships while reconnecting in New York City years after college.

OJ Simpson Granted Parole in Nevada Robbery

OJ Simpson Granted Parole in Nevada Robbery

NEWS | Jul 20
O.J. Simpson will be paroled after serving nine years in prison for a botched bid to retrieve sports memorabilia in Las Vegas.

Radio Ad Campaign Opposes Texas 'Bathroom Bill'

Radio Ad Campaign Opposes Texas 'Bathroom Bill'

NEWS | Jul 20
Texas' largest business lobbying group is announcing a radio campaign opposing a North Carolina-style "bathroom bill" being revived in the Legislature.

Rhode Island Passes Law Banning Gay Conversion Therapy for Minors

Rhode Island Passes Law Banning Gay Conversion Therapy for Minors

NEWS | Jul 20
Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo has passed a bill into law banning licensed health care providers from using so-called gay conversion therapy to change a minor's sexual orientation or gender identity.


Business

House Approves Delay of Obama-Era Smog Reductions

House Approves Delay of Obama-Era Smog Reductions

LEGAL | By Michael Biesecker | Jul 20
The House voted Tuesday to pass a Republican-backed bill delaying implementation of Obama-era reductions in smog-causing air pollutants.


Cars

Daimler to Recall 3 Million Vehicles to Ease Diesel Doubts

Daimler to Recall 3 Million Vehicles to Ease Diesel Doubts

AUTO NEWS | By David McHugh | Jul 19
German automaker Daimler will voluntarily recall 3 million Mercedes-Benz brand cars with diesel engines in Europe to improve their emissions performance.


Style

Syrian Barber Creates Portraits on Clients' Heads

Syrian Barber Creates Portraits on Clients' Heads

GROOMING | By Philip Issa | Jul 21
In a city full of hair stylists, Muhannad Khaled Omar stands out. Omar is a Palestinian-Syrian stylist known for shaving celebrity portraits into clients' hair.


Travel

Richmond's Confederacy Statues Spur Soul-Searching

Richmond's Confederacy Statues Spur Soul-Searching

By Sarah Rankin | Jul 21
Mayor Levar Stoney recently announced he thinks the monuments should stay put but appointed a commission to study adding historical context, likely with new signs or new statues.