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Spitting Image? Joseph Baena Posts Workout Pics that Evoke Famous Dad

Spitting Image? Joseph Baena Posts Workout Pics that Evoke Famous Dad

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 28

Joseph Baena continues to follow in his famous dad's footsteps. The 25-year-old actor and fitness influencer posted post Thanksgiving pics that showed his striking resemblance to dad Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Protestor with Rainbow Flag Runs onto Field at World Cup

Protestor with Rainbow Flag Runs onto Field at World Cup

NEWS | Nov 28

A protestor ran onto the field Monday carrying a rainbow flag and wearing a blue Superman T-shirt that said "SAVE UKRAINE" on the front and "RESPECT FOR IRANIAN WOMAN" on the back during a World Cup match between Portugal and Uruguay.

Twitter Reacts to Netflix Hiding Tweets Suggesting 'Wednesday' is Gay

Twitter Reacts to Netflix Hiding Tweets Suggesting 'Wednesday' is Gay

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 28

Netflix reportedly hid tweets suggesting that Wednesday Addams — the title character in the streamer's "Addams Family" spinoff "Wednesday" — is LGBTQ+, prompting Twitter backlash.

Who Was the Hot Swimmer on 'The White Lotus?'

Who Was the Hot Swimmer on 'The White Lotus?'

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 28

On this week's episode of "The White Lotus," a new character played by British actor Leo Woodall made a silent and dramatic entrance. But who is the actor behind the mysterious hunk?

More Sex Behind Closed Doors: Mike White and Actors Discuss That Hot 'White Lotus' Scene

More Sex Behind Closed Doors: Mike White and Actors Discuss That Hot 'White Lotus' Scene

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 28

On the latest episode of "The White Lotus," transgressive gay sex became the show's highlight. Writer/director Mike White and actors Tom Hollander and Leo Woodall explain it.

Watch: Chasten Buttigieg Claps Back at Tucker Carlson's Claims Pete 'Lied' About Sexuality

Watch: Chasten Buttigieg Claps Back at Tucker Carlson's Claims Pete 'Lied' About Sexuality

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 28

As many decried the lethal violence of the Colorado Springs mass shooting, Tucker Carlson indulged in anti-LGBTQ+ rhetoric, accusing Pete Buttigieg of "lying" about being gay. Chasten Buttigieg clapped back in a CNN interview.

Twitter Calls Out Kim Petras for Working with Dr. Luke in Light of Kesha Claims

Twitter Calls Out Kim Petras for Working with Dr. Luke in Light of Kesha Claims

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 28

Critics on Twitter called out trans recording artist Kim Petras' continued association with producer Dr. Luke despite sexual assault claims made against him by Kesha — and Petras pushed back.

WHO Renames Monkeypox as mpox, Citing Racism Concerns

WHO Renames Monkeypox as mpox, Citing Racism Concerns

NEWS | Nov 28

The World Health Organization has renamed monkeypox as mpox, citing concerns the original name of the decades-old animal disease could be construed as discriminatory and racist.

Israel's Likud Signs Coalition Deal with Anti-LGBTQ+ Radical

Israel's Likud Signs Coalition Deal with Anti-LGBTQ+ Radical

NEWS | Nov 28

Former Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has struck a coalition deal with a small ultranationalist faction leader known for homophobic rhetoric and disparaging remarks about non-Orthodox Jews, a sign of the prospective government's hardline makeup

What Headline? 'Gaslighting' Merriam-Webster's Word of 2022

What Headline? 'Gaslighting' Merriam-Webster's Word of 2022

NEWS | By Leanne Italie | Nov 28

"Gaslighting" — mind manipulating, grossly misleading, downright deceitful — is Merriam-Webster's word of the year.

News

Suspect in the Colorado LGBTQ Shootings Faces Hate Crimes Charges — What Exactly Are They?

Suspect in the Colorado LGBTQ Shootings Faces Hate Crimes Charges — What Exactly Are They?

NEWS | Nov 28

Hate crimes have unique legal requirements. And even when police and prosecutors believe the elements of a hate crime are present, such crimes can be difficult to prove in court.

Entertainment

Jane Austen's 'Sense and Sensibility' Worthy of Theatrical Treatment

Jane Austen's 'Sense and Sensibility' Worthy of Theatrical Treatment

ENTERTAINMENT | By Joe Siegel | Nov 28

Jane Austen's "Sense and Sensibility" is a legendary and beloved novel that Burbage Theatre Company's latest production proves the worth of a theatrical treatment.

Business

Whole Foods Decision to Pull Lobster Divides Enviros, Pols

Whole Foods Decision to Pull Lobster Divides Enviros, Pols

BUSINESS | By Patrick Whittle | Nov 28

Environmental groups are once again at odds with politicians and fishermen in New England in the wake of a decision by high-end retail giant Whole Foods to stop selling Maine lobster.

Finance

Inflation Hovers over Shoppers Seeking Deals on Black Friday

Inflation Hovers over Shoppers Seeking Deals on Black Friday

FINANCE | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Nov 28

Due to elevated prices for food, rent, gasoline and other essentials, many people were being more selective, reluctant to spend unless there was a big sale.

Cars

Tesla Recalls 300K Vehicles over Taillight Software Glitch

Tesla Recalls 300K Vehicles over Taillight Software Glitch

CARS | Nov 21

Tesla is recalling more than 300,000 vehicles in the U.S. because a software glitch can make taillights go off intermittently, increasing the risk of a collision.

Health/Fitness

$3.5M Gene Therapy for Hemophilia Gets FDA Approval

$3.5M Gene Therapy for Hemophilia Gets FDA Approval

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Matthew Perrone | Nov 23

U.S. health regulators on Tuesday approved the first gene therapy for hemophilia, a $3.5 million one-time treatment for the blood-clotting disorder.

Travel

The Many Gifts of Santa Monica

The Many Gifts of Santa Monica

SPONSORED CONTENT | Nov 23

Whoever's on your holiday gift list, sunny Santa Monica is ready to be your one-stop shopping destination for everyone. Here are some of the fantastic ways Santa Monica can help you help Santa this season.