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Lambda Legal to Senate: Indecent, Extremist, Anti-LGBT Nominees Have No Place on the Federal Bench

Lambda Legal to Senate: Indecent, Extremist, Anti-LGBT Nominees Have No Place on the Federal Bench

NEWS | Dec 13
Following the confirmation of Leonard Steven Grasz to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit Tuesday night, the United States Senate is preparing to put two more of Donald Trump's extreme, anti-LGBT judicial nominees on the federal bench.

Resigned? Omarosa Allegedly Escorted Off The White House Premises

Resigned? Omarosa Allegedly Escorted Off The White House Premises

NEWS | Dec 13
As news swirls about Omarosa Manigault Newman's reported resignation from her position in the Trump administration, the Twittersphere is casting doubt on whether it was voluntary.

Lyft Fires Driver After Booting 'Drag Race' Star Aja for Kissing Boyfriend

Lyft Fires Driver After Booting 'Drag Race' Star Aja for Kissing Boyfriend

NEWS | Dec 13
The car-sharing service Lyft said it fired a driver after "RuPaul's Drag Race" star Aja said she was booted from a ride for kissing her boyfriend.

Democrats: Minnesota Governor Picks Smith to Replace Franken

Democrats: Minnesota Governor Picks Smith to Replace Franken

NEWS | By Kyle Potter | Dec 13
Minnesota's governor has chosen Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to fill Sen. Al Franken's seat until the November election, and she will run in that election to complete the final two years of Franken's term, a Democratic operative told The AP Wednesday.

'Three Billboards' Tops SAG Noms, 'Big Sick' Bounces Back

'Three Billboards' Tops SAG Noms, 'Big Sick' Bounces Back

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 13
The 24th Screen Actors Guild Awards endorsed the Frances McDormand-led drama "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri," offered swift redemption for the Golden Globes-overlooked romantic comedy "The Big Sick" and left many Oscar favorites empty handed.

Megyn Kelly Finds Audience by Delving Into Sexual Misconduct

Megyn Kelly Finds Audience by Delving Into Sexual Misconduct

NEWS | By David Bauder | Dec 13
Three months ago the idea that Megyn Kelly would make news this week about President Donald Trump seemed unthinkable, but it illustrates her journey in establishing her NBC show as a destination for a national discussion about sexual misconduct.

CNN Says Anderson Cooper's Twitter Account Apparently Hacked

CNN Says Anderson Cooper's Twitter Account Apparently Hacked

NEWS | Dec 13
CNN says Anderson Cooper's Twitter account was hacked after a since-removed tweet from his handle called the president a "tool" and a "pathetic loser" following Democrat Doug Jones win in Alabama's Senate election.

Here We Go Again: ABBA Exhibition Takes Visitors Back to 70s

Here We Go Again: ABBA Exhibition Takes Visitors Back to 70s

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 13
ABBA's Bjorn Ulvaeus says a new London exhibition about the Swedish pop group took him right back to the 1970s - and he realized some things haven't changed.

Prominent Black Supporter of Trump Set to Leave White House

Prominent Black Supporter of Trump Set to Leave White House

NEWS | By Darlene Superville | Dec 13
The White House says Omarosa Manigault Newman - one of President Donald Trump's most prominent African-American supporters - plans to leave the administration next month.

Dan Stevens' Christmas: 'Die Hard,' Mariah Carey and 'Explosives'

Dan Stevens' Christmas: 'Die Hard,' Mariah Carey and 'Explosives'

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 13
"The Man Who Invented Christmas" actor Dan Stevens fills us in on his Christmas routines, including "Die Hard," Mariah Carey and sourcing British food in New York.


News

Civil Rights Groups Blast Senate Republicans for Rubber-Stamping Another Anti-LGBTQ Trump Nominee

Civil Rights Groups Blast Senate Republicans for Rubber-Stamping Another Anti-LGBTQ Trump Nominee

POLITICS | Dec 13
Civil rights groups blasted the United States Senate Republicans Tuesday for confirming President Trump's latest anti-LGBTQ federal judge - the uniquely unqualified Leonard Steven Grasz.


Entertainment

 Review :: Whatever Happened to Baby Jesus?
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Review :: Whatever Happened to Baby Jesus?

THEATRE | By Robert Nesti | Dec 6
Leave it to Ryan Landry to come up with a sequel to "Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?"

 Review :: Ferdinand

Review :: Ferdinand

MOVIES | By Kevin Taft | Dec 13
"Ferdinand" is adore-a-bull, but it doesn't leave enough of a lasting hoof print to steer audiences to a theatre to see it.


Business

Q&A: Can A Museum Sell Its Art to Stay in Business?

Q&A: Can A Museum Sell Its Art to Stay in Business?

FINANCE | By Mark Pratt | Dec 13
The intensifying legal tussle over whether a struggling Massachusetts museum should be allowed to auction 40 works of art has raised questions about when - if ever - it's appropriate to unload the collection.


Technology

Subway Scientist Seeks Fossils Under Los Angeles

Subway Scientist Seeks Fossils Under Los Angeles

SCIENCE | Dec 13
The Los Angeles subway system is expanding and so too are the number of prehistoric fossils being recovered as crews dig beneath the city. Paleontologist Ashley Leger is on hand during the process to preserve fossils.


Finance

SeniorAdvice.com Names Top Fifteen LGBT-Friendly Senior Living Communities in America

SeniorAdvice.com Names Top Fifteen LGBT-Friendly Senior Living Communities in America

REAL ESTATE | Dec 7
The lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) senior community is currently a very important part of the American population, and the struggle for resources and housing can sometimes be difficult.


Cars

Hyundai, Kia Recall Compact Cars to Fix Brake Light Problem

Hyundai, Kia Recall Compact Cars to Fix Brake Light Problem

AUTO NEWS | Dec 13
Hyundai and Kia are recalling more than a half-million compact cars in the U.S. because the brake lights may not go out when the pedal is released.


Health/Fitness

6 Winter Workout Tips to Keep You Motivated

6 Winter Workout Tips to Keep You Motivated

FITNESS | Dec 12
People often reduce the amount of time they spend being physically active over the winter, usually due in part to it being so cold outside. Here's some tips to stay motivated.


Travel

Pioneers in Women-Only Travel Help Guests See the World

Pioneers in Women-Only Travel Help Guests See the World

Dec 13
A leading travel company that specializes in women-only expeditions lays out a roster of active adventures for women who love the mountains and who love to hike.