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Nasdaq Seeks Mandatory Rule on Board Diversity for Companies

Nasdaq Seeks Mandatory Rule on Board Diversity for Companies

NEWS | By Michelle Chapman | Dec 1
The Nasdaq stock exchange is seeking U.S. authority to require more diversity in the boardrooms of Nasdaq-listed companies, or for those companies to explain why they can not.

Move Over Borat — A New Kazakhstan Star is Born

Move Over Borat — A New Kazakhstan Star is Born

You have got to wonder if Sacha Baron Cohen is behind all this.

Xavier Dolan Set to Write/Direct Television Mini-Series

Xavier Dolan Set to Write/Direct Television Mini-Series

Out, Canadian director Xavier Dolan is set to make the move to series television.

Where COVID Is on the Menu: Failed Contact Tracing Leaves Diners in the Dark

Where COVID Is on the Menu: Failed Contact Tracing Leaves Diners in the Dark

STYLE | By Anna Almendrala | Dec 1
In most of the country, diners are left in the dark about which restaurants have been linked to outbreaks of the virus.

Funeral Home Settles Lawsuit that Led to Major LGBTQ Ruling

Funeral Home Settles Lawsuit that Led to Major LGBTQ Ruling

NEWS | Dec 1
A Detroit-area funeral home has agreed to pay $250,000 to settle a lawsuit that led to a groundbreaking decision that protects gay, lesbian and transgender people from discrimination in employment.

Battles Won — and Lost — Against AIDS Hold Valuable Lessons for COVID-19

Battles Won — and Lost — Against AIDS Hold Valuable Lessons for COVID-19

NEWS | Dec 1
Not since the HIV/AIDS pandemic of the 1990s have countries faced such a common health threat. This explains why UNAIDS has selected the theme "Global Solidarity, Shared Responsibility" for this year's World AIDS Day.

Bad Bunny is Spotify's Most-Streamed Artist of 2020

Bad Bunny is Spotify's Most-Streamed Artist of 2020

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mesfin Fekadu | Dec 1
The year's most played artist on Spotify? Globally speaking: Bad Bunny.

Trump Headed to Georgia as Turnout Driver, but Also a Threat

Trump Headed to Georgia as Turnout Driver, but Also a Threat

NEWS | By Bill Barrow and Alan Fram | Dec 1
Some establishment Republicans are sounding alarms that President Donald Trump's conspiratorial denials of his own defeat could threaten the party's ability to win a Senate majority and counter President-elect Joe Biden's administration.

On World AIDS Day, South Africa Finds Hope in New Treatment

On World AIDS Day, South Africa Finds Hope in New Treatment

NEWS | By Mogomotsi Magome | Dec 1
Health officials are hoping that new, long-acting drugs to help prevent HIV infection will be a turning point for the fight against a global health threat that's been eclipsed by the coronavirus pandemic.

First Look: AIDS Memorial Quilt Virtual Exhibition

First Look: AIDS Memorial Quilt Virtual Exhibition

NEWS | Dec 1
The National AIDS Memorial has launched the first-ever 50-state virtual AIDS Quilt display. The curated exhibition includes digital images from thousands of hand-sewn quilt panels, each telling the story of loved ones lost to AIDS.


Business

How Pharma Money Colors Operation Warp Speed's Quest to Defeat COVID-19

How Pharma Money Colors Operation Warp Speed's Quest to Defeat COVID-19

By Rachana Pradhan | Nov 30
Moderna board member Moncef Slaoui is playing a major role in Operation Warp Speed. But with options to buy more than 18,000 shares of the company, is it ethical?


Finance

Retirement Guide For LGBTQ Americans

Retirement Guide For LGBTQ Americans

NATIONAL | By John Schmidt | Nov 30
More than 3 million LGBT Americans are currently over 50, and that number is estimated to more than double over the next decade as Baby Boomers ride in on a rainbow-hued silver wave. And retirement presents many special issues for them.


Cars

Hyundai, Kia Fined for Delaying U.S. Engine Failure Recalls

Hyundai, Kia Fined for Delaying U.S. Engine Failure Recalls

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Dec 1
Hyundai and Kia must pay $137 million in fines and safety improvements because they moved too slowly to recall over 1 million vehicles with engines that can fail.


Style

A Fashion-Fabulous Holiday: Our Top Fashion Gifts of the Season

A Fashion-Fabulous Holiday: Our Top Fashion Gifts of the Season

FASHION | By Andrew Villagomez | Nov 30
Plenty of brands are relying on your support this holiday season to stay afloat. So check out the sales, gift a loved one or yourself, and let's all give the year a much-needed makeover.


Health/Fitness

Beware of COVID-19 Scams as Vaccine Approaches FDA Approval

Beware of COVID-19 Scams as Vaccine Approaches FDA Approval

HEALTH | By Colleen Long | Nov 30
The coronavirus vaccine inching toward approval in the U.S. is desperately anticipated by weary Americans longing for a path back to normal life. But criminals are waiting, too, ready to use that desperation to their advantage, federal investigators say.


Travel

Holiday Air Travel Surges Despite Dire Health Warnings

Holiday Air Travel Surges Despite Dire Health Warnings

By David Koenig | Dec 1
Nearly 1.2 million people passed through U.S. airports Sunday, the largest number since the pandemic gripped the country in March, despite pleas from health experts for Americans to stay home over Thanksgiving.


Nightlife

Can the Gay Adult Film Industry Solve Its Race Problem?

Can the Gay Adult Film Industry Solve Its Race Problem?

CULTURE | By Naveen Kumar | Nov 24
One former Black porn star says looking back after seven-plus years outside the industry, it's clear it was "a whole toxic environment of white supremacy and racism, completely all the time." Has anything changed?