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Key Moments at Derek Chauvin's Trial in George Floyd's Death

Key Moments at Derek Chauvin's Trial in George Floyd's Death

NEWS | By Tammy Webber | Apr 19

The three weeks of testimony at a former Minneapolis police officer's trial in the death of George Floyd were filled with indelible moments.

Alma Wahlberg, Mother of Mark, Donnie Wahlberg, Dies at 78

Alma Wahlberg, Mother of Mark, Donnie Wahlberg, Dies at 78

NEWS | By Lindsey Bahr | Apr 19

Alma Wahlberg, the mother of entertainers Mark and Donnie Wahlberg and a regular on their reality series "Wahlburgers," has died, her sons said on social media Sunday. She was 78.

Police: FedEx Shooter Legally Bought Guns Used in Shooting

Police: FedEx Shooter Legally Bought Guns Used in Shooting

NEWS | By Casey Smith | Apr 19

The former employee who shot and killed eight people at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis legally bought the two rifles used in the attack despite red flag laws designed to prevent such purchases, police said.

Auction Brings Hall of Famer Ted Williams to NFT Market

Auction Brings Hall of Famer Ted Williams to NFT Market

BUSINESS | By Jimmy Golen | Apr 19

Hall of Famer Ted Williams is coming to the digital memorabilia market with a release of nine different cards that follow the No. 9's career from skinny rookie to Cooperstown inductee.

Half of US Adults Have Received At Least One COVID-19 Shot

Half of US Adults Have Received At Least One COVID-19 Shot

NEWS | By Hope Yen and Jonathan Mattise | Apr 19

Half of all adults in the U.S. have received at least one COVID-19 shot, the government announced Sunday, marking another milestone in the nation's largest-ever vaccination campaign.

Petition Created to Keep Colton Underwood from Monetize his Coming Out Experience

Petition Created to Keep Colton Underwood from Monetize his Coming Out Experience

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 18

A backlash against Colton Underwood is swelling with the announcement of an upcoming reality show about his coming out.

Treatment Ban Creates Uncertainty for Trans Youth, Families

Treatment Ban Creates Uncertainty for Trans Youth, Families

NEWS | By Andrew DeMillo and David Crary | Apr 18

Before he began receiving hormone therapy eight months ago, Dylan Brandt felt insecure and out of place. Then the 15-year-old transgender boy started taking testosterone in August.

Wunderkind Ex-Mayor to Face Jurors in Fraud, Bribery Case

Wunderkind Ex-Mayor to Face Jurors in Fraud, Bribery Case

NEWS | By Alanna Durkin Richer | Apr 18

After he was elected mayor of Fall River, Massachusetts, at just 23 years old, it seemed Jasiel Correia's political career had nowhere to go but up. Prosecutors say in reality he was a fraud and a thief.

Fashion Industry Evolves, as Virus Forces a Rethink

Fashion Industry Evolves, as Virus Forces a Rethink

STYLE | By Thomas Adamson and Francois Mori | Apr 18

The pandemic has torn a multibillion-dollar bite out of the fabric of Europe's fashion industry, stopped runway shows and forced brands to show their designs digitally instead.

ACM Awards to Feature (Most of) Country Music's Top Stars

ACM Awards to Feature (Most of) Country Music's Top Stars

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mesfin Fekadu | Apr 18

Sunday's Academy of Country Music Awards will feature some of the genre's biggest stars, though chart-toppers like Morgan Wallen and Luke Bryan won't be in the building.

News

GOP White House Hopefuls Move Forward as Trump Considers Run

GOP White House Hopefuls Move Forward as Trump Considers Run

NEWS | By Jill Colvin | Apr 19

Less than three months after former President Donald Trump left the White House, the race to succeed him atop the Republican Party is already beginning.

Business

Disney's New 'Gender-Inclusive' Policies Modernize the Family-Friendly Theme Parks

Disney's New 'Gender-Inclusive' Policies Modernize the Family-Friendly Theme Parks

BUSINESS | By Matthew Wexler | Apr 15

Mickey's high-waisted red shorts and Minnie's polka-dot flared skirt with a sensible yellow heel won't be changing any time soon, but for Disney Park "cast members" (aka employees), new policies indicate that times are changing.

Finance

How Much Do You Owe? How Credit Card Debt Changed In 2020

How Much Do You Owe? How Credit Card Debt Changed In 2020

FINANCE | By Michelle Black | Apr 17

During a year when millions were stuck at home and unemployment rates reached a record high, credit card debt took an unexpected downward turn.

Cars

Edmunds: How to Test-Drive Vehicle Technology

Edmunds: How to Test-Drive Vehicle Technology

CARS | By Rex Tokeshi-Torres of Edmunds | Apr 17

How can you evaluate new gadgets in the typical 15- to 20-minute test drive if you don't quite know what they do or what to look for?

Travel

Natural Wonders: The Best National Parks for LGBTQ Travelers

Natural Wonders: The Best National Parks for LGBTQ Travelers

TRAVEL | By Kelsy Chauvin | Apr 15

National Park Week is a chance to celebrate more than 84 million acres of land that span the country and U.S. territories — and with a bit of digging, reveal our park system's LGBTQ legacy.