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Amy Schneider Becomes First Trans Tournament of Champions 'Jeopardy!' Contestant

Amy Schneider Becomes First Trans Tournament of Champions 'Jeopardy!' Contestant

NEWS | Nov 30
Amy Schneider continued her "Jeopardy!" winning streak on Monday with her sixth straight victory in a commanding win. So far Schneider has qualified for the Tournament of Champions, making her the first trans contestant to do so.

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.

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."


News

Black Artist Josephine Baker Honored at France's Pantheon

Black Artist Josephine Baker Honored at France's Pantheon

INTERNATIONAL | 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'

MOVIES | 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

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

AUTO NEWS | 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.


Style

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

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

HOME | 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.