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FUZZ: Friday, January 13, 2017

NIGHTLIFE | Jan 19
Last Friday was the first FUZZ of the New Year. See who came out!

Melania Trump Wears 'The Sky Is Falling' Blue to Innauguration

STYLE | By Leanne Italie | Jan 20
Incoming first lady Melania Trump wore a sky-blue cashmere jacket and mock turtleneck dress by Ralph Lauren, the brand that designed so many Hillary Clinton pantsuits, on Inauguration Day.

With Hopes and Fears, a Divided America Watches Inauguration

NEWS | By Mike Householder | Jan 20
In living rooms, cafes and offices, people across America watched Donald Trump become the nation's 45th president on Friday, with many eagerly anticipating the historic transition and others deeply fearing it.

Watch: Troye Sivan Celebrates LGBTQ History with New Music Video 'Heaven'

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 20
Out pop star Tryoe Sivan released a new music video Thursday for his song "Heaven," featuring Betty Who. The black-and-white-clip finds the singer taking a more serious note, as the video celebrates moments of LGBTQ history.

Animal Treatment Questions Cancel 'A Dog's Purpose' Premiere

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 20
This weekend's premiere of "A Dog's Purpose" has been canceled following the release of a video that appears to show a frightened dog being forced into churning water during production of the film.

Smashed Windows, Chaotic Confrontation Near Inauguration

NEWS | By Jessica Gresko, Michael Biesecker and Jeff Horwitz | Jan 20
Police deployed pepper spray and made numerous arrests in a chaotic confrontation blocks from Donald Trump's inauguration Friday as protesters registered their rage against the new president.

On Inauguration Day, 'House of Cards' Announces May Return

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 20
"House of Cards" will return in May for a fifth season.

A Year Later, Sundance Grapples with 'Birth of a Nation'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsay Bahr | Jan 20
What started as a Sundance celebration turned into a cautionary tale.

Texas Court Hearing Case to Limit Gay Marriage Legalization

NEWS | By Will Weissert | Jan 20
The Texas Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear a Houston case that top conservatives hope will provide an opening to challenge the landmark 2015 ruling legalizing gay marriage nationwide.

The Dinah 2017 Celebrates Women Who Shattered Glass Ceiling

NIGHTLIFE | Jan 20
Kicking off at the close of Women's History month on March 29 and wrapping on Sunday, April 2, the Dinah 2017 will celebrate and honor the trailblazing women in the Arts, Sports and Entertainment industry who have achieved historic firsts.

Women's March on Washington Shows Solidarity with 600 'Sister Marches'

NEWS | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 20
The inauguration of President Donald J. Trump happens today, but across the country and around the globe, the largest groundswell of opposition ever seen is coming together on Saturday, January 21, for the Women's March on Washington.


News

Man Sues Evanston Police Over Violent Arrest Caught on Video

NATIONAL | Jan 20
A black man in Illinois is suing police after he says he was falsely and violently arrested. The 2015 encounter in Evanston was captured on several cameras.


Entertainment

Boston, MA

Review :: Our Secrets

THEATRE | By Clinton Campbell | Jan 20
In a tumultuous political week, the Hungarian drama "Our Secret" hits a resonant note.

Review :: Starless Dreams

MOVIES | By Roger Walker-Dack | Jan 20
Mehrdad Oskouei's unflinching and extremely personal documentary will unquestionably be one of the saddest stories to hit our screens this year.


Business

U.S. Sues Oracle, Says It Pays White Men More Than Others

CORPORATE | Jan 20
The Labor Department is suing Oracle, claiming that the technology giant pays white male workers more than their non-white and female counterparts with the same job titles.


Technology

Mississippi Sues Google, Saying It Violates Student Privacy

PERSONAL TECH | By Jeff Amy | Jan 20
Mississippi's Democratic attorney general is once again tangling with Google, alleging in a lawsuit that the company is illegally violating student privacy, even as some Republicans seek to muzzle his ability to file such civil suits.


Finance

Woodstock, VT, Fights to Save Its Charm, One Shutter At a Time

HOME | By Wilson Ring | Dec 31
Some property owners are questioning the community's requirement, arguing that the regulations are enforced irregularly, and that some buildings look better without shutters.


Cars

VW Will Appeal Court Order to Buy Back Customer's Diesel Car

AUTO NEWS | By Frank Jordans and David McHugh | Jan 20
Volkswagen says it will appeal a court ruling that it must buy back a German customer's diesel car rigged to cheat on emissions tests.


Style

Star Power at Paris Men's Fashion Week

FASHION | By Thomas Adamson | Jan 20
Travel, trekking and urban exploration defined Thursday's installment of Paris Menswear Week. And did someone mention celebrities? Here are the highlights of the day's fall/winter 2017 shows


Travel

Gottlieb Native Garden: A Southern Californian Oasis

By Solvej Schou | Jan 20
Spread out along a hillside near the Beverly Hills Hotel, Susan Gottlieb's baseball-field-size home garden - dubbed the Gottlieb Native Garden - boasts more than 100 species of native plants and brims with wildlife activity.


Nightlife

LGBT Activists Hold Dance Party Near Mike Pence's Home

POLITICS | Jan 19
With glow sticks, hula hoops and rainbow flags, protesters took a dance party to the streets near the vice president-elect's temporary home to oppose his positions on LGBT issues.