Gay Boston: The Latest

For Springsteen, 'Western Stars' Made Sense After Book, Play

For Springsteen, 'Western Stars' Made Sense After Book, Play

ENTERTAINMENT | By John Carucci | Oct 18
"Western Stars" was just the change of pace that Bruce Springsteen needed after baring his soul over the past few years.

Fashion Show Lets Down Syndrome Models Strut Their Stuff

Fashion Show Lets Down Syndrome Models Strut Their Stuff

STYLE | By Gary Gerard Hamilton | Oct 18
Though New York's Fashion Week wrapped more than a month ago, there was plenty of fierce fashion at the second annual "Gigi's Playhouse Fashion Show" on Wednesday, an event that allows young people with Down syndrome to share their talent.

Pop Culturing: Cupid's Arrow Hits & Misses Amazon's Starry Anthology Series 'Modern Love'

Pop Culturing: Cupid's Arrow Hits & Misses Amazon's Starry Anthology Series 'Modern Love'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 18
The New York Times's popular "Modern Love" column is turned into an anthology series for Amazon, featuring big names like Anne Hathaway, Tina Fey, Dev Patel and more.

US Picks Trump Resort for G-7; Critics Call Choice 'Brazen'

US Picks Trump Resort for G-7; Critics Call Choice 'Brazen'

NEWS | By Kevin Freking and Bernard Condon | Oct 18
President Donald Trump's suggestion that his Miami golf resort host next year's Group of Seven summit became a reality Thursday, sparking an outcry from critics.

Riots Darken Catalan Separatist Dream of Peaceful Secession

Riots Darken Catalan Separatist Dream of Peaceful Secession

NEWS | Oct 18
For years, Catalonia's separatist movement painstakingly built an amiable image of its quest to secede from Spain.

Plan to Close Notorious Rikers Jail Complex by 2026 Approved

Plan to Close Notorious Rikers Jail Complex by 2026 Approved

NEWS | By Karen Matthews | Oct 18
New York City lawmakers voted Thursday to close the notorious Rikers Island jail complex, which has become synonymous with violence and neglect, and replace it with four smaller jails.

US Hails Turkish Cease-Fire; Kurds Must Vacate Border Area

US Hails Turkish Cease-Fire; Kurds Must Vacate Border Area

NEWS | By Robert Burns and Zeke Miller | Oct 17
The U.S. and Turkey agreed Thursday to a cease-fire in the Turks' deadly attacks on Kurdish fighters in northern Syria.

White House: Ukraine Aid Held Up in Part over Election Probe

White House: Ukraine Aid Held Up in Part over Election Probe

NEWS | By Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick | Oct 17
The White House acknowledged Thursday that President Donald Trump's decision to hold up military aid to Ukraine was linked to his demand that Kyiv investigate the Democratic National Committee and the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign.

Man Heard in Strangling Video Charged in 2nd Death In Alaska

Man Heard in Strangling Video Charged in 2nd Death In Alaska

NEWS | Oct 17
A man accused of killing a woman who was seen strangled in videos on a digital memory card was charged Thursday with the death of another woman, authorities in Alaska said.

Placido Domingo's European Cultural Award Delayed

Placido Domingo's European Cultural Award Delayed

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 17
Placido Domingo will not receive a European cultural award this weekend in Vienna as previously announced.


News

Researchers Find Drug Can Help Reverse Liver Disease in HIV-Positive People

Researchers Find Drug Can Help Reverse Liver Disease in HIV-Positive People

AIDS | By Sam Cronin | Oct 17
National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers have identified a new use for tesamorelin which may help reverse liver disease in those living with HIV. Read the highlights of the NIH press release here.


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.

'Spirited Away,' Other Studio Ghibli Films Head to HBO Max

'Spirited Away,' Other Studio Ghibli Films Head to HBO Max

MOVIES | Oct 17
The vast catalog of storied Japanese animation house Studio Ghibli is heading to the new HBO Max streaming service.


Business

Boris Johnson Gets EU Brexit Deal; Next Hurdle Is Parliament

Boris Johnson Gets EU Brexit Deal; Next Hurdle Is Parliament

INTERNATIONAL | By Raf Casert, Jill Lawless and Lori Hinnant | Oct 17
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's career of disdain for the European Union was a thing of the past on Thursday as he and the bloc's leaders celebrated their long-sought Brexit deal.


Technology

Scientists Discover Big Storms Can Create 'Stormquakes'

Scientists Discover Big Storms Can Create 'Stormquakes'

SCIENCE | By Seth Borenstein | Oct 17
Scientists have discovered a mash-up of two feared disasters — hurricanes and earthquakes — and they're calling them "stormquakes."


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

Workers Celebrate Deal with GM, Show Union Power in Industry

Workers Celebrate Deal with GM, Show Union Power in Industry

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Oct 17
On the picket lines at a General Motors transmission plant in Toledo, Ohio, passing cars honked and striking workers celebrated a tentative contract deal by munching on 10 pizzas dropped off by a supporter.


Style

You CAN Try This at Home: Cookbook Serves Up TV, Movie Foods

You CAN Try This at Home: Cookbook Serves Up TV, Movie Foods

MOVIES | By Melissa Rayworth | Oct 17
"Binging with Babish: 100 Recipes Recreated from Your Favorite Movies and TV Shows" offers edible inspiration from some of our favorite fictional characters.


Travel

MoMA Reopens with More Space, Fresh Juxtapositions

MoMA Reopens with More Space, Fresh Juxtapositions

FINE ARTS | By Katherine Roth | Oct 17
The Museum of Modern Art's new $450 million, 47,000-square-foot expansion offers visitors more than much-needed elbow room. It emphasizes new juxtapositions of works to encourage broader perspectives and new narratives.


Nightlife

Las Vegas Pride :: October 11-12, 2019

Las Vegas Pride :: October 11-12, 2019

PHOTO ALBUMS | Oct 16
Downtown Las Vegas celebrated its largest Pride yet, with a fabulous nighttime parade and a day and a half of festival fun.