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John Zdrojeski Talks 'Romeo  and Juliet' on the Common
Boston, MA

John Zdrojeski Talks 'Romeo and Juliet' on the Common

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 18
If you're wondering wherefore art Romeo this summer, he's easy to find: He, and the rest of the "Romeo and Juliet" dramatic personae, will be on Boston Common from July 19 - August 6. Star John Zdrojeski fills us in.

Owner of Dallas Eagle Announces Bid to Run for Texas Governor

Owner of Dallas Eagle Announces Bid to Run for Texas Governor

NEWS | Jul 20
Could the owner of a famed Dallas leather bar and former International Mr. Leather be the answer to the Lone Star State's big anti-LGBT problem?

After Backlash, Andrew Garfield Says Comments On Being Gay Were Taken Out of Context

After Backlash, Andrew Garfield Says Comments On Being Gay Were Taken Out of Context

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 20
Andrew Garfield is defending himself after coming under fire for explaining how he prepared for his role in the London production of "Angels in America," saying he watched a lot of "RuPaul's Drag Race" and that he's "a gay man...without the physical act."

Watch: Former Gay-For-Pay Model Says,  'I Regret Everything I Ever Did'

Watch: Former Gay-For-Pay Model Says, 'I Regret Everything I Ever Did'

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 20
A former gay-for-pay adult model shared an emotional video this week, where he claimed his past solo videos essentially ruined his life.

Watch: Gay NYC Councilman Among 155 Arrested Protesting GOP's Attempt to Dismantle Health Care

Watch: Gay NYC Councilman Among 155 Arrested Protesting GOP's Attempt to Dismantle Health Care

NEWS | Jul 20
New York City Councilman Corey Johnson is gay and HIV positive. And he's not about to see congressional Republicans take healthcare away from millions of Americans in their latest attempt to eliminate much of President Obama's signature legislation.

McCain's Brain Tumor is Particularly Aggressive Type

McCain's Brain Tumor is Particularly Aggressive Type

NEWS | By Lauran Neergaard | Jul 20
Sen. John McCain's tumor is one of the most aggressive forms of brain cancer, and his family and doctors are deliberating next treatment options.

Trump's Critique of Sessions Reflects Long-Held Frustrations

Trump's Critique of Sessions Reflects Long-Held Frustrations

NEWS | By Julie Pace and Jonathan Lemire | Jul 20
President Donald Trump's extraordinary public denouncement of Attorney General Jeff Sessions reflected a long-simmering frustration with one of his staunchest allies, but was not a calculated attempt to force Sessions from the Cabinet.

Rosie O'Donnell Draws Criticism Over Online Anti-Trump Game

Rosie O'Donnell Draws Criticism Over Online Anti-Trump Game

NEWS | Jul 20
Rosie O'Donnell is in a new feud with President Donald Trump's supporters after promoting an online game that lets players lead Trump off a cliff.

For First Time, Over Half of People with HIV Taking AIDS Drugs

For First Time, Over Half of People with HIV Taking AIDS Drugs

NEWS | By Marcia Cheng | Jul 20
For the first time in the global AIDS epidemic that has spanned four decades and killed 35 million people, more than half of all those infected with HIV are on drugs to treat the virus, the United Nations said in a report released Thursday.

Ex-Diplomat to be Trump's 1st LGBT Ambassador Nominee

Ex-Diplomat to be Trump's 1st LGBT Ambassador Nominee

NEWS | By Julie Pace | Jul 20
A former diplomat and television commentator is expected to be nominated as the United States' ambassador to Germany.

Kentucky GOP Official Accused of Indecent Exposure in Restroom Resigns

Kentucky GOP Official Accused of Indecent Exposure in Restroom Resigns

NEWS | Jul 20
Officials say a man who served as a county chairman for the Kentucky Republican Party has resigned after he was arrested in Tennessee on accusations he exposed himself in a restroom.


News

OJ Simpson Making Case for His Freedom on Live TV

OJ Simpson Making Case for His Freedom on Live TV

NATIONAL | By Ken Ritter | Jul 20
Former football star and convicted felon O.J. Simpson will command the world's attention once again Thursday when he pleads for his freedom on live TV.


Entertainment

 Review :: Waiting for Waiting for Godot
Boston, MA

Review :: Waiting for Waiting for Godot

THEATRE | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 17
Serve this one up with a jigger of whatever and a couple of ice cubes -- it's easy to do, since the bar is right there -- and toast its sheer meta verve.

Watch: Demi Lovato's New Music Video for 'Sorry Not Sorry'

Watch: Demi Lovato's New Music Video for 'Sorry Not Sorry'

MUSIC | Jul 19
Upon release last week, Lovato's new single "Sorry Not Sorry" hit Top 5 on the iTunes US charts.


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

Recipe: Green Goddess Dressing & Its Origin

Recipe: Green Goddess Dressing & Its Origin

FOOD/DRINK | By Katie Workman | Jul 20
Green Goddess Dressing was created at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, an opulent 19th century hotel noted for its celebrity chefs. Here's a modern version.


Health/Fitness

Integrated Medical Records Can Reduce Disparities Between Blacks and Whites in HIV Care

Integrated Medical Records Can Reduce Disparities Between Blacks and Whites in HIV Care

AIDS | Jul 19
A streamlined and integrated method of tracking medical records called a laboratory health information exchange narrowed the gap in anti-retroviral therapy and viral suppression between HIV-positive blacks and whites, according to UCLA researchers.


Travel

Walking Scotland's West Highland Way

Walking Scotland's West Highland Way

Jul 19
Scotland has more than two dozen official long-distance trails. One of the most popular, West Highland Way, is 95 miles long (150 km), with a standard seven-day walking itinerary.