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Judge Allows Chicago Suit Against Jussie Smollett to Proceed

Judge Allows Chicago Suit Against Jussie Smollett to Proceed

NEWS | Oct 22
A federal judge on Tuesday refused to dismiss Chicago's lawsuit against former "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett.

Jimmy Carter Hospitalized After Fall at Georgia Home

Jimmy Carter Hospitalized After Fall at Georgia Home

NEWS | Oct 22
Former President Jimmy Carter had another fall at his home in Plains, Georgia, fracturing his pelvis and going to the hospital for treatment and observation, a spokeswoman said Tuesday.

Trump Likens House Impeachment Inquiry to 'a Lynching'

Trump Likens House Impeachment Inquiry to 'a Lynching'

NEWS | By Darlene Superville | Oct 22
President Donald Trump injected racial overtones into the House impeachment inquiry Tuesday by comparing the Democratic-led investigation into his handling of U.S. policy toward Ukraine to a "lynching."

Florida Teacher: Taxpayer-Funded Christian School Fired Me for Being Gay

Florida Teacher: Taxpayer-Funded Christian School Fired Me for Being Gay

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 22
Florida dramatic arts teacher Monica Toro-Lisciandro says that the taxpayer-funded private Christian school where she taught a class fired her after school officials received a tip from an unknown caller that she is a lesbian.

Louvre Exhibit Acclaims Da Vinci, 500 Years After His Death

Louvre Exhibit Acclaims Da Vinci, 500 Years After His Death

ENTERTAINMENT | By Claire Parker | Oct 22
A new exhibit at the Louvre, opening Thursday and marking the 500th anniversary of the Italian master's death, tries to sketch out as complete a picture of the artist and thinker as possible.

Netflix Series 'She-Ra' Gains New, Non-Binary Character

Netflix Series 'She-Ra' Gains New, Non-Binary Character

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 22
The new season of "She-Ra and the Princesses of Power" premieres next month, but here's an early surprise: The series will now include a non-binary character voiced by a non-binary actor.

More Choices and Stable Premiums for Obamacare Next Year

More Choices and Stable Premiums for Obamacare Next Year

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Oct 22
Consumers will have more health insurance choices next year under the Obama-era health care law and premiums will dip slightly for many customers, the Trump administration announced Tuesday.

Speaking from Experience :: Matthew Lynn on Dekkoo's Thruple Drama 'The Third'

Speaking from Experience :: Matthew Lynn on Dekkoo's Thruple Drama 'The Third'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 22
Dekkoo's new drama follows three men who embark on a three-way relationship. But when two older men bring a younger third into their floundering marriage, are they starting something new - or delaying the inevitable? Series creator Matthew Lynn weighs in.

PopUps: Luke Evans Turns Head with Shirtless Workout Pic

PopUps: Luke Evans Turns Head with Shirtless Workout Pic

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 22
Out actor Luke Evans took to Instagram Monday to celebrate that he can "finally" see his abs, sharing a shirtless workout pic to his 2.3 million followers.

Turns Out Sarah Paulson Won't Appear in 'American Horror Story: 1984'

Turns Out Sarah Paulson Won't Appear in 'American Horror Story: 1984'

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 22
After appearing in every single season of FX's anthology series "American Horror Story," Sarah Paulson revealed last week she won't pop up in the currently-airing ninth season "AHS: 1984," despite suggesting she would.


News

Transgender Woman's Attacker Convicted of Assault

Transgender Woman's Attacker Convicted of Assault

CRIME | Oct 22
A man charged with felony aggravated assault in the beating of a Dallas transgender woman has been convicted of misdemeanor assault.


Entertainment

 Review :: Fresh Fruit is Back... Inappropriate as Ever
Boston, MA

Review :: Fresh Fruit is Back... Inappropriate as Ever

THEATRE | By Clinton Campbell | Oct 17
Fresh Fruit is back, inappropriately funny and timely as ever. The satirical drag cabaret group that entertained Boston audiences for thirteen years in the early 2000s has returned to help us deal with the world in the age of Trump.

 Review :: The Kitchen

Review :: The Kitchen

MOVIES | By Greg Vellante | Oct 22
An unintentional parody of the gangster film, "The Kitchen" ends up being one of the funniest films of the year despite its desire to be gritty and dramatic.


Business

AP-NORC Poll: Americans Agree on Many Aspects of U.S. Identity

AP-NORC Poll: Americans Agree on Many Aspects of U.S. Identity

LEGAL | By Anita Snow and Hannah Fingerhut | Oct 22
Majorities of Americans agree that diversity strengthens the country and that values such as constitutional rights, a fair judicial system and the American dream are key to the nation's identity. But the poll also reveals some striking divisions.


Technology

U.S.: Russian Hackers Use Iranians to Mask Their Identities

U.S.: Russian Hackers Use Iranians to Mask Their Identities

PERSONAL TECH | Oct 22
The United States and the U.K. say they have exposed how a group of Russian hackers hijacked the tools of their Iranian counterparts to attack dozens of countries around the world.


Finance

Patients Eligible For Charity Care Instead Get Big Bills

Patients Eligible For Charity Care Instead Get Big Bills

HEALTH | By Jordan Rau | Oct 16
Under the Affordable Care Act, nonprofit hospitals are required to provide free or discounted care to patients of meager incomes — or risk losing their tax-exempt status. These price breaks can help people avoid financial catastrophe.


Cars

Truck Driver Indicted on 23 Counts in Motorcyclist Deaths

Truck Driver Indicted on 23 Counts in Motorcyclist Deaths

AUTO NEWS | Oct 22
A pickup truck driver accused of causing a collision that killed seven motorcyclists in New Hampshire has been indicted on 23 charges saying he negligently caused the deaths and was under the influence of one or more drugs at the time.


Nightlife

Frank Ocean To Launch LGBTQ Dance Night in NYC in Honor of PrEP

Frank Ocean To Launch LGBTQ Dance Night in NYC in Honor of PrEP

CELEBRITIES | By Sam Cronin | Oct 17
Frank Ocean's Blonded brand is set to host a queer club night called PrEP+, so named for the HIV prevention drugs, and to imagine what the 80s would have been like if PrEP had existed then.