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

Boston Landmarks Orchestra Moves Indoors for July 17 Concert

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

PopUps: Soccer Star Cristiano Ronaldo Shows Off His Goods with New Underwear Campaign

PopUps: Soccer Star Cristiano Ronaldo Shows Off His Goods with New Underwear Campaign

NEWS | Jul 17
Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo is showing off his body in a new campaign for his underwear brand CR7.

Basketball Star: Experience with False 'Gay' Claims Gave Me Empathy

Basketball Star: Experience with False 'Gay' Claims Gave Me Empathy

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 17
Memphis Grizzlies basketball player Dwight Howard says he's learned first-hand what it's like for LGBTQ people in America right now - even though, Howard says, he's not gay.

Harry Styles in Talks to Star as Prince in Disney's 'Little Mermaid' Remake

Harry Styles in Talks to Star as Prince in Disney's 'Little Mermaid' Remake

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 17
Disney's live-action "The Little Mermaid" may have found its Prince Eric in singer Harry Styles.

Meth In The Morning, Heroin At Night: Inside The Seesaw Struggle of Dual Addiction

Meth In The Morning, Heroin At Night: Inside The Seesaw Struggle of Dual Addiction

HEALTH/FITNESS | By April Dembosky, KQED | Jul 17
Researchers who have tracked drug use for decades believe the new meth crisis got a kick-start from the opioid epidemic.

Germany Introducing Mandatory Measles Vaccination for Kids

Germany Introducing Mandatory Measles Vaccination for Kids

The German government is proposing a measure to make measles vaccinations mandatory for children and employees of kindergartens and schools.

Apple, Google Continue Inclusive Push with New Emojis

Apple, Google Continue Inclusive Push with New Emojis

NEWS | Jul 17
Apple and Google are rolling out dozens of new emojis that of course include cute critters, but the tech giants also continue to push the boundaries of inclusion and diversity.

Technology Beating Romanticism at Tour de France

Technology Beating Romanticism at Tour de France

TECHNOLOGY | By Samuel Petrequin | Jul 17
With all the technology stacked against them, the six breakaway riders at the Tour de France had no hope of making it to the finish without being caught.

Egypt Releases Transgender Woman After 4 Months in Jail

Egypt Releases Transgender Woman After 4 Months in Jail

NEWS | Jul 17
An Egyptian rights group says authorities have released a transgender woman held for more than four months in connection to a call for protests.

Parsons Snub, 'Schitt's Creek' Love Among Emmy Surprises

Parsons Snub, 'Schitt's Creek' Love Among Emmy Surprises

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Jul 17
Some Emmy Award nominations seemed like a lock: "Game of Thrones" was going to earn a haul . "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" would still charm voters. The final goodbye to "Veep" would surely end in nominations.

House Vote Condemns Trump's Tweets, Draws Some GOP Support

House Vote Condemns Trump's Tweets, Draws Some GOP Support

NEWS | By Alan Fram and Darlene Superville | Jul 17
In a remarkable political repudiation, the Democratic-led U.S. House voted to condemn President Donald Trump's "racist comments" against four congresswomen of color, despite protestations by Trump's Republican congressional allies.


News

Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens Dies at 99

Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens Dies at 99

OBITUARIES | By Mark Sherman and Connie Cass | Jul 17
John Paul Stevens, the bow-tied, independent-thinking, Republican-nominated justice who unexpectedly emerged as the Supreme Court's leading liberal, died Tuesday in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, after suffering a stroke Monday. He was 99.


Entertainment

'Steel Magnolias' Celebrates 30th Anniversary at Club Cafe
Boston, MA

'Steel Magnolias' Celebrates 30th Anniversary at Club Cafe

THEATRE | Jul 15
In honor of the 30th anniversary of the smash hit film, Hub Theatre Company of Boston presents the award-winning comedy "Steel Magnolias," directed by Paula Plum, Friday, July 19 - Saturday, August 3 at Boston's Club Café.

 Review :: 3 Faces

Review :: 3 Faces

MOVIES | By Greg Vellante | Jul 17
"3 Faces" is Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi's fourth film since being sentenced to a 20-year filmmaking ban by the Iranian government. It is a work of striking neorealism and cinematic defiance.


Business

Federal Data Shows Opioid Shipments Ballooned as Crisis Grew

Federal Data Shows Opioid Shipments Ballooned as Crisis Grew

CORPORATE | By Mark Gillispie | Jul 17
Newly released federal data shows how drugmakers and distributors increased shipments of opioid painkillers across the U.S. as the nation's addiction crisis accelerated from 2006 to 2012.


Technology

Finance Execs Meet in Paris to Haggle over Tech and Trade

Finance Execs Meet in Paris to Haggle over Tech and Trade

PERSONAL TECH | Jul 17
The top finance officials of the Group of Seven rich democracies are arriving at Chantilly, in a chateau north of Paris, at the start of a two-day meeting aimed at finding common ground on how to tax technology companies and other issues.


Cars

Former Mitsubishi Workers Seek Assets Sale for Forced Labor

Former Mitsubishi Workers Seek Assets Sale for Forced Labor

AUTO NEWS | By Hyung-Jin Kim | Jul 17
Colonial-era Korean laborers are seeking a court's approval for the sales of local assets of their former Japanese employer after it refused to comply with a court order to compensate them for forced labor decades ago.


Style

Taste of the Tour: The Pitfalls of Owning a French Chateau

Taste of the Tour: The Pitfalls of Owning a French Chateau

HOME | By John Leicester | Jul 17
The Tour de France loves castles. Not a day passes without the TV cameras zooming in on one of the country's magnificent châteaux along the race route, conjuring up dreams of living the high life, perhaps with a glass of Champagne in hand.


Travel

Party-Goers Evacuated After Fire Erupts on Croatia Island

Party-Goers Evacuated After Fire Erupts on Croatia Island

Jul 17
Thousands of people have been evacuated from a festival area on a Croatian island after a fire broke out in a nearby forested area.


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.