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Polish City's First LGBT Pride Parade Disrupted

Polish City's First LGBT Pride Parade Disrupted

NEWS | Jul 21
Police in eastern Poland detained a number of people who threw bottles at officers and verbally abused participants in the city of Bialystok's first LGBT pride parade Saturday.

Trump's Bail Offer for Jailed Rapper Rings Hollow in Sweden

Trump's Bail Offer for Jailed Rapper Rings Hollow in Sweden

NEWS | Jul 21
U.S. President Donald Trump said he spoke with Sweden's prime minister Saturday about jailed rapper A$AP Rocky and "offered to personally vouch for his bail," a hollow offer in a criminal justice system that doesn't include bail.

Pacquiao Has Plenty to Say While He Prepares for Thurman

Pacquiao Has Plenty to Say While He Prepares for Thurman

NEWS | By Greg Beacham | Jul 21
Manny Pacquiao has had a whole lot more to say about boxing ever since he became a politician.

ESPN Reasserts Political Talk Policy after Attack on Trump

ESPN Reasserts Political Talk Policy after Attack on Trump

ENTERTAINMENT | By David Bauder | Jul 21
ESPN is reminding employees of the network's policy to avoid talking about politics after radio talk show host Dan Le Batard criticized President Donald Trump and his recent racist comments,

Besieged Puerto Rico Governor Goes Quiet Amid Protests

Besieged Puerto Rico Governor Goes Quiet Amid Protests

NEWS | By Michael Weissenstein | Jul 21
In the Spanish colonial fortress that serves as his official residence, Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló is under siege.

Nation Marks 50 Years after Apollo 11's 'Giant Leap' on Moon

Nation Marks 50 Years after Apollo 11's 'Giant Leap' on Moon

NEWS | By Marcia Dunn | Jul 21
A moonstruck nation celebrated the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's "giant leap" by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin at parties, races, ball games and concerts Saturday, toasting with Tang and gobbling MoonPies.

Campaigning from Behind: Lower-Tier 2020ers Seek Comeback

Campaigning from Behind: Lower-Tier 2020ers Seek Comeback

NEWS | By Will Weissert | Jul 21
Plagued by anemic polling and underwhelming fundraising , some campaigns are falling into a spiral of perceived hurdles that are becoming increasingly self-fulfilling.

Mueller's Testimony Poses Risk for Trump, but also Democrats

Mueller's Testimony Poses Risk for Trump, but also Democrats

NEWS | By Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick | Jul 21
For Democrats, the special counsel's appearance Wednesday creates a moment many have been waiting for: Mueller finally speaking out.

War-weakened South Sudan Tries to Prepare for Ebola

War-weakened South Sudan Tries to Prepare for Ebola

NEWS | By Sam Mednick | Jul 21
With the deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo now an international emergency , neighboring South Sudan and its war-weakened health system is a major concern.

Iran Says Its Seizure of British Ship a 'Reciprocal' Move

Iran Says Its Seizure of British Ship a 'Reciprocal' Move

NEWS | By Amir Vahdat and Aya Batrawy | Jul 21
Iran's seizure of a British oil tanker was a response to Britain's role in impounding an Iranian supertanker first, senior officials said Saturday.


News

Ex-Marine, Professor, MLB Draft Pick Among High Court Clerks

Ex-Marine, Professor, MLB Draft Pick Among High Court Clerks

NATIONAL | By Jessica Gresko | Jul 21
A former Marine who deployed twice to Afghanistan. A patent law professor. A woman who's blind. Two Rhodes scholars. They're among the lawyers starting work this summer as law clerks at the Supreme Court.


Entertainment

Boston Landmarks Orchestra Moves Indoors for July 17 Concert
Boston, MA

Boston Landmarks Orchestra Moves Indoors for July 17 Concert

MUSIC | Jul 17
Boston Landmarks Orchestra to Move Opening Night concert to NEC's Jordan Hall due to inclement weather.

Netflix Subscriber Drop Hints at Streaming-Service Fatigue

Netflix Subscriber Drop Hints at Streaming-Service Fatigue

PERSONAL TECH | By Mae Anderson | Jul 20
A dramatic slowdown in worldwide growth at Netflix — including the first quarterly drop in its U.S. subscribers since 2011 — is raising questions about just how much are people willing to pay for streaming services.


Business

Millennial Money: Credit Score Up? Build Credit Smarts, Too

Millennial Money: Credit Score Up? Build Credit Smarts, Too

FINANCE | By Amrita Jayakumar | Jul 20
Consumers' grasp of credit is the lowest it's been in eight years, according to an annual survey by credit scoring company VantageScore and the Consumer Federation of America, a nonprofit association of consumer groups.


Technology

Richard Branson Inspired by Apollo, His Own Space Shot Soon

Richard Branson Inspired by Apollo, His Own Space Shot Soon

SCIENCE | By Marcia Dunn | Jul 20
Virgin Galactic's Richard Branson said Thursday his spaceship has just a few more test flights before he jumps on board for the first tourist trip.


Cars

Corvette Goes Mid-Engine for First Time to Raise Performance

Corvette Goes Mid-Engine for First Time to Raise Performance

AUTO SHOWS | By Tom Krisher | Jul 20
When you first lay eyes on the new 2020 Corvette, a modern version of the classic American sports car isn't the first thing that pops into your head. Instead, you think Lamborghini, Lotus, McLaren.


Style

These Purchases Give American Shoppers the Greatest Rush of Happiness

These Purchases Give American Shoppers the Greatest Rush of Happiness

FASHION | Jul 20
Have you ever bought something just to feel that sudden rush of post-purchase happiness? According to new research, 66 percent of Americans have bought an item solely to feel the rush of buying something.


Travel

At 301 Years Old, New Orleans Never Looked So Good

At 301 Years Old, New Orleans Never Looked So Good

By Joseph Pedro | Jul 19
New Orleans may reign supreme as the South's go-to party destination, but its history, diversity of cultures, LGBTQ friendliness, and "lay-say le bon tom roo-lay" attitude keeps visitors coming back.


Nightlife

San Diego Pride Celebration  @ Balboa Park :: July 13 -14, 2019

San Diego Pride Celebration @ Balboa Park :: July 13 -14, 2019

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jul 16
San Diego held its LGBTQ Pride celebration at Balboa Park with four stages and over 100 performers and community activists.