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Key West Tropical Heat Kickoff Pool Party @ Island House

Key West Tropical Heat Kickoff Pool Party @ Island House

NIGHTLIFE | Aug 25
Island House hosted a great pool party to kick off this year's Key West Tropical Heat.

Singer Eddie Money Says He Has Stage 4 Esophageal Cancer

Singer Eddie Money Says He Has Stage 4 Esophageal Cancer

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 25
Eddie Money says he has stage 4 esophageal cancer. The singer known for such hits as "Two Tickets to Paradise" and "Take Me Home Tonight" says his fate is in "God's hands."

Strip Down, Saddle Up: Naked Bikers Hit Philadelphia Streets

Strip Down, Saddle Up: Naked Bikers Hit Philadelphia Streets

NEWS | Aug 25
Hundreds of bicyclists gathered in a Philadelphia park on Saturday to disrobe before saddling up and setting off on the annual Philly Naked Bike Ride.

Northalsted Market Days

Northalsted Market Days

NIGHTLIFE | Aug 25
Market Days, The Boystown street festival, had many highlights with Mayor Lori Lightfoot joining Deborah Cox and Sheila E on the Bud Light Stage to dance, and Jake Shears from the Scissor Sisters shutting the night down.

Disney Teases 'Star Wars,' 'Frozen 2,' More at Convention

Disney Teases 'Star Wars,' 'Frozen 2,' More at Convention

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Aug 25
Disney kicked things off with "Star Wars," revealing glimpses of some new footage from "Star Wars: Episode IX — The Rise of Skywalker." The film, which hits theaters Dec. 20, ends the Skywalker saga that began over 40 years ago.

AP Fact Check: Trump's Swerves on Economy, Guns and Migrants

AP Fact Check: Trump's Swerves on Economy, Guns and Migrants

NEWS | By Hope Yen and Josh Boak | Aug 24
From the economy to veterans and immigration, Trump routinely claims achievements of former president Barack Obama as fully his own or distorts the truth to undermine the Democrat's legacy. On problems uniquely his own, Trump deflects.

2020 Democratic Field: Narrowing but Unwieldy, Unpredictable

2020 Democratic Field: Narrowing but Unwieldy, Unpredictable

NEWS | By Bill Barrow | Aug 24
The Democratic presidential field is shrinking but not quickly enough to ward off the prospect of a long, bruising fight for the nomination.

Dayton Shooter's Friend Loses Another Bid to Get Out of Jail

Dayton Shooter's Friend Loses Another Bid to Get Out of Jail

NEWS | Aug 24
A friend of the Dayton gunman who investigators say bought body armor and an ammunition magazine used in the shooting has lost a second attempt to get out of jail.

DOJ Making Changes to Agency That Runs Immigration Courts

DOJ Making Changes to Agency That Runs Immigration Courts

NEWS | By Colleen Long and Amy Taxin | Aug 24
The U.S. government on Friday announced changes to the agency that runs the country's immigration courts, giving its director authority to weigh in and make appellate rulings on cases.

The 'Chosen One'? Trump Says Never Mind

The 'Chosen One'? Trump Says Never Mind

NEWS | Aug 24
President Donald Trump raised some eyebrows earlier this week when he glanced heavenward and referred to himself as "the chosen one" to take on China. He took the comment back Friday.


News

Buttigieg Versed in Faith-Based Appeal to Democratic Voters

Buttigieg Versed in Faith-Based Appeal to Democratic Voters

RELIGION | By Thomas Beaumont | Aug 24
Republicans for a half century have built a loyal following among white evangelical Christians. But Buttigieg is trying to demonstrate that there's a strong religiosity among Democrats, too.


Entertainment

She's a Man Eater! :: Cameron McEachern on Building Ravenous Plant Puppets for 'Little Shop of Horrors'
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She's a Man Eater! :: Cameron McEachern on Building Ravenous Plant Puppets for 'Little Shop of Horrors'

THEATRE | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 22
Cameron McEachern reveals what goes into the care, feeding, and construction of your well-kept killer plant - or at least, the puppets that play the role in the Lyric Stage Company production of "Little Shop of Horrors."

Life-Changing 'Power': Stars Reflect on Series' Impact

Life-Changing 'Power': Stars Reflect on Series' Impact

TELEVISION | By Jonathan Landrum, Jr. | Aug 24
The series turned Starz into a must-watch cable network for many viewers, proved 50 Cent's instincts correct and along the way turned its characters into internet sensations and, in some cases, household names.


Business

Trump Faces Limits of Go-It-Alone Stance At Global Summit

Trump Faces Limits of Go-It-Alone Stance At Global Summit

FINANCE | By Zeke Miller, Darlene Superville, and Jill Colvin | Aug 24
President Donald Trump heads into a summit with global economic powers confronting the consequences of his preference for going it alone in a polarized nation and an interconnected world.


Technology

San Francisco Zoo Brings Red-Legged Frogs Back to Yosemite

San Francisco Zoo Brings Red-Legged Frogs Back to Yosemite

SCIENCE | Aug 24
A healthy population of red-legged frogs is hopping in Yosemite National Park, helped by a reintroduction program with the San Francisco Zoo.


Finance

A Brush With a Notorious Cat, My Rabies Education and the Big Bill That Followed

A Brush With a Notorious Cat, My Rabies Education and the Big Bill That Followed

HEALTH | By Caitlin Hillyard | Aug 22
What I learned, besides fascinating facts about rabies, its transmission and the horrible ways one can die from it, was that any one of us is a mere cat scratch away from financial peril if we aren't lucky enough to have good health insurance.


Style

Printer Who Nixed Gay Pride Shirt Goes to Ky. Supreme Court

Printer Who Nixed Gay Pride Shirt Goes to Ky. Supreme Court

NATIONAL | Aug 23
A Kentucky print shop owner who refused to make a gay pride T-shirt argued before the Kentucky Supreme Court that he shouldn't be compelled to promote messages that go against his religious beliefs.


Health/Fitness

Molly to Treat PTSD? Some Experts Say Yes

Molly to Treat PTSD? Some Experts Say Yes

HEALTH | By Will Stone | Aug 23
Scientists are testing how pharmaceutical-grade MDMA can be used in combination with psychotherapy to help patients with a severe form of PTSD that has not responded to other treatments.


Travel

My 'LGBTQIAPK' Week at Sea with VACAYA

My 'LGBTQIAPK' Week at Sea with VACAYA

By Matthew Wexler | Aug 23
VACAYA's inaugural cruise offered a catch-all for queer travelers. Here's one guest's experience of his week at sea.


Nightlife

'RuPaul' Stars Headline 22nd Annual Gay Days at Disneyland

'RuPaul' Stars Headline 22nd Annual Gay Days at Disneyland

For its 22nd year, the event is expected to attract more than 30,000 LGBT park-hoppers from California and all over the country. They will enjoy Disneyland in a way that it can only be experienced during Gay Days.