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Fury Over Reported Federal Plan Targeting Transgender People

Fury Over Reported Federal Plan Targeting Transgender People

NEWS | By David Crary and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Oct 22
LGBT leaders across the U.S. reacted with fury Monday to a report that the Trump administration is considering adoption of a new definition of gender.

AP Exclusive: 2 Rarely Seen Hemingway Stories Coming Out

AP Exclusive: 2 Rarely Seen Hemingway Stories Coming Out

ENTERTAINMENT | By Hillel Italie | Oct 22
Two Ernest Hemingway stories written in the mid-1950s and rarely seen since will be published next year.

Trump Says He's Reducing Central American Aid over Migrants

Trump Says He's Reducing Central American Aid over Migrants

NEWS | By Zeke Miller | Oct 22
President Donald Trump said Monday the U.S. would begin "cutting off, or substantially reducing" aid to three Central American nations over a migrant caravan heading to the U.S. southern border.

Mega Millions Players Would Spend $1.6B on Bills, Charity

Mega Millions Players Would Spend $1.6B on Bills, Charity

NEWS | Oct 22
With the Mega Millions lottery jackpot at a record $1.6 billion, people are snapping up tickets across the U.S.

Potential HIV Outbreak in Miami Raises Ethical Questions

Potential HIV Outbreak in Miami Raises Ethical Questions

NEWS | Oct 22
Florida's only legalized syringe access program found 11 people who tested positive for HIV within a six-month period this year. In the city of Miami, where one out of every 85 adults has HIV, the new infections may or may not constitute an outbreak.

Ryanair Under Fire Over Racist Incident on Flight

Ryanair Under Fire Over Racist Incident on Flight

NEWS | Oct 22
Ryanair has faced criticism after a video posted online apparently showed the airline's crew failing to take action to remove a passenger who launched a racist tirade against a fellow traveler.

Aaron Hernandez Acknowledged He Was Gay Days Before Death

Aaron Hernandez Acknowledged He Was Gay Days Before Death

NEWS | Oct 22
The late NFL star Aaron Hernandez acknowledged he was gay just days before he killed himself in his cell.

Florida's Culture Clash Pits Gillum Against Trump Voters

Florida's Culture Clash Pits Gillum Against Trump Voters

NEWS | By Steve Peoples | Oct 22
In an era defined by deep political partisanship, there's perhaps no state where the divide runs deeper than Florida, which is in the grip of a fierce culture clash over guns, race, climate change and the president.

Mental Stress Mounting after Michael

Mental Stress Mounting after Michael

NEWS | By Jay Reeves | Oct 22
Health workers say they are seeing signs of mental problems in residents more than a week after Michael, and the issues could continue as a short-term disaster turns into a long-term recovery that will take years.

In Poll, Trump Voters Say Men Face Most Discrimination

In Poll, Trump Voters Say Men Face Most Discrimination

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 22
A new poll seems to show the extent to which reality — or at least perceptions of reality — have become sharply politicized: Trump voters say white men face more discrimination that LGBTQs or racial minorities.


News

Russia Probe Revival Expected If Democrats Win House

Russia Probe Revival Expected If Democrats Win House

POLITICS | By Mary Clare Jalonick | Oct 22
House Democrats are expected to reopen the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election if they win the majority in November. But they would have to be selective in what they investigate.


Entertainment

 Review :: The Night of the Iguana
Boston, MA

Review :: The Night of the Iguana

THEATRE | By Joe Siegel | Oct 17
The Gamm Theater has kicked off their new season in Warwick with a gripping, masterful production of Tennessee Williams' classic "The Night of The Iguana."

 Review :: Schlock

Review :: Schlock

MOVIES | By Ken Tasho | Oct 22
How ignorant I was to think that filmmaker John Landis made his first feature film with the classic horror/comedy "An American Werewolf in London." I was wrong because that distinction belongs to Arrow Video's new Blu-ray.


Business

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on Migrants, Saudis, Hispanic Vote

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on Migrants, Saudis, Hispanic Vote

LEGAL | By Hope Yen and Calvin Woodward | Oct 22
President Donald Trump inflated the projected benefits of an arms deal with the Saudis as he defended his wait-and-see attitude about Saudi complicity in the disappearance of a journalist whose apparent murder has sparked world outrage.


Technology

Melting Glacier in China Draws Tourists, Climate Worries

Melting Glacier in China Draws Tourists, Climate Worries

SCIENCE | By Sam McNeil and Olivia Zhang | Oct 22
Third Pole glaciers are vital to billions of people from Vietnam to Afghanistan. Asia's 10 largest rivers - including the Yangtze, Yellow, Mekong, and Ganges - are fed by seasonal melting.


Cars

Edmunds Rounds Up Best Budget-Friendly Small Cars

Edmunds Rounds Up Best Budget-Friendly Small Cars

AUTO NEWS | By Cameron Rogers | Oct 18
Every year, vehicles become more feature-packed but also more expensive, potentially shutting out buyers on a tight budget. Fortunately, you can find many small, affordable cars that offer good value and don't feel cheap.


Style

Neiman Marcus Reveals 2018 Fantasy Gift List

Neiman Marcus Reveals 2018 Fantasy Gift List

HOME | By Leanne Italie | Oct 22
Need a $7.1 million yacht? How about jumping out of a plane on a top secret spy mission with a $315,000 price tag? Perhaps a backyard luxury clubhouse sounds better, or a million pieces of candy.


Health/Fitness

AP Analysis: 'Obamacare' Shapes Opioid Grant Spending

AP Analysis: 'Obamacare' Shapes Opioid Grant Spending

NATIONAL | By Carla K. Johnson and Nicky Forster | Oct 22
To a large extent, the differences depend on whether states participated in one of the most divisive issues in recent American politics: the health overhaul known as "Obamacare."


Travel

Delta Airlines Suspends Flight Attendant for Sex Vid with Gay Porn Star Filmed in Bathroom

Delta Airlines Suspends Flight Attendant for Sex Vid with Gay Porn Star Filmed in Bathroom

WORKPLACE | Oct 19
Officials from Delta Airlines have suspended a flight attendant after a video surfaced online of him having sex with a gay porn star inside an airplane bathroom, according to a report from the Daily Mail.