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Boston's Alley Bar Receives Threatening Call

Transgender Gubernatorial Nominee Reflects on Campaign

Boston Police were called on Saturday night after Boston's LGBTQ club The Alley Bar received a threatening call.

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Comic Book Genius Stan Lee, Spider-Man Creator, Dies at 95

Comic Book Genius Stan Lee, Spider-Man Creator, Dies at 95

By Lindsey Bahr | Nov 12
— Stan Lee, the creative dynamo who revolutionized the comic book and helped make billions for Hollywood by introducing human frailties in superheroes such as Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and the Incredible Hulk, died Monday. He was 95.

Douglas Rain, who Supplied HAL's Voice in '2001,' Dies at 90

Douglas Rain, who Supplied HAL's Voice in '2001,' Dies at 90

Nov 12
A Canadian actor who played some of Shakespeare's most intriguing characters onstage but perhaps is best known for supplying the creepily calm voice of the rogue computer HAL in Stanley Kubrick's "2001: A Space Odyssey" has died.

Scientists: Wind, Drought Worsen Fires, Not Bad Management

Scientists: Wind, Drought Worsen Fires, Not Bad Management

By Seth Borenstein | Nov 12
Both nature and humans share blame for California's devastating wildfires, but forest management did not play a major role, despite President Donald Trump's claims, fire scientists say.

After Wave Of Teacher Activism, Some Fall Short in Midterms

After Wave Of Teacher Activism, Some Fall Short in Midterms

By Adam Beam and Carolyn Thompson | Nov 12
For educators who ran for office in states including Kentucky, Arizona and West Virginia that saw teachers converge on capitols this year, there were some successes but also disappointments.

Grim Search for More Fire Victims, 31 Dead Across California

Grim Search for More Fire Victims, 31 Dead Across California

By Gillian Flaccus and Don Thompson | Nov 12
The death toll from the wildfire that incinerated Paradise and surrounding areas climbed to 29 — matching the mark for the deadliest single blaze in California history,

Did Tucker Carlson Attack a Gay Latinx Man in Club Fracas?

Did Tucker Carlson Attack a Gay Latinx Man in Club Fracas?

By Kilian Melloy | Nov 12
Tucker Carlson claims that a gay Latinx man hurled sexist insults at his daughter, leading him and his son to defend her in a fracas that included Carlson's son hurling red wine at the man.

It Takes 4 Days of Vacation to Unwind, Survey Finds

It Takes 4 Days of Vacation to Unwind, Survey Finds

Nov 12
It takes Americans four days of vacation before they stop thinking about work, according to new research.

15 Years for UK Man Who Tricked Straight Guys into Sex

15 Years for UK Man Who Tricked Straight Guys into Sex

By Kilian Melloy | Nov 12
A suspect in Britain who tricked several straight men into having sex with him while believing they were having heterosexual encounters has been sentenced to 15 years in jail, media reports say.

New Exercise Guidelines: Move More, Sit Less, Start Younger

New Exercise Guidelines: Move More, Sit Less, Start Younger

By Marilynn Marchione | Nov 12
Move more, sit less and get kids active as young as age 3, say new federal guidelines that stress that any amount and any type of exercise helps health.

Tanzania Steps Up Persecution, Drives LGBTQs Into Hiding

Tanzania Steps Up Persecution, Drives LGBTQs Into Hiding

By Kilian Melloy | Nov 12
The announcement of a "task force" with the mission of identifying and persecuting LGBTQ people in Tanzania has sent hundreds of people into hiding, media reports say.

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