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Brazil's Virus Outlook Darkens Amid Vaccine Supply Snags

Brazil's Virus Outlook Darkens Amid Vaccine Supply Snags

NEWS | By Diane Jeantet, David Biller | Apr 12
April is shaping up to be Brazil's darkest month yet in the pandemic, with hospitals struggling with a crush of patients, deaths on track for record highs and few signs of a reprieve from a troubled vaccination program.

Andrew: Philip's Death has Left 'Huge Void' in Queen's Life

Andrew: Philip's Death has Left 'Huge Void' in Queen's Life

NEWS | By Jill Lawless | Apr 12
The death of Prince Philip has left a "huge void" in Queen Elizabeth II's life, their son Prince Andrew said Sunday, as Princess Anne paid tribute to her father as "my teacher, my supporter and my critic."

Trump Goes after Pence, McConnell in Speech to Party Donors

Trump Goes after Pence, McConnell in Speech to Party Donors

NEWS | By Steve Peoples | Apr 12
It was supposed to be a unifying weekend for a Republican Party at war with itself over former President Trump's divisive leadership. But Trump shattered that in his closing remarks to the GOP's top donors when he insulted the party's Senate leader.

Watch: Winslet-Ronan Lesbian Drama Gets the 'SNL' Treatment

Watch: Winslet-Ronan Lesbian Drama Gets the 'SNL' Treatment

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 11
On "SNL" this week, the lesbian drama "Ammonite," starring Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan, got skewered in a skit called "Lesbian Period Drama."

Watch: Kid Cudi Stuns in Dress During 'SNL' Performance

Watch: Kid Cudi Stuns in Dress During 'SNL' Performance

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 11
Rapper Kid Cudi was the musical guest for "Saturday Night Live" this weekend, performing two songs off his latest album "Man on the Moon III: The Chosen." But it's his choice to wear a floral dress for one of his sets that has people talking.

Frayed or Fab? 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Season Recap: Kandy Muse

Frayed or Fab? 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Season Recap: Kandy Muse

STYLE | By Matthew Wexler | Apr 11
Perhaps this season's most polarizing contestant, Kandy Muse could be both sweet and spicy. Her personality took her to the final four but will she win the crown? Here's a recap of her final runway looks —¬†you decide.

More Volcanic Eruptions on Caribbean Island of St. Vincent

More Volcanic Eruptions on Caribbean Island of St. Vincent

NEWS | By Kristin Deane | Apr 11
Conditions worsened on Sunday at a volcano on the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent as loud rumbling, lightning and heavy ashfall were observed and residents reported power cuts.

'LGBTQ&Straight Island?' British Dating Reality Show Plans to be More Sexually Inclusive

'LGBTQ&Straight Island?' British Dating Reality Show Plans to be More Sexually Inclusive

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 11
How do you make "Love Island" more inclusive with LGBTQ contestants?

Frayed or Fab? 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Season Recap: Gottmik

Frayed or Fab? 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Season Recap: Gottmik

ENTERTAINMENT | By Matthew Wexler | Apr 11
Who do you want to see take the crown on this season of "RuPaul's Drag Race?" Here's a look at Gottmik's entire final runway collection to help you cast your vote!

Chloé Zhao Becomes 1st Woman of Color to Win Top DGA Honor

Chloé Zhao Becomes 1st Woman of Color to Win Top DGA Honor

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 11
Chloé Zhao's "Nomadland" continued its tour of dominance through awards season Saturday night, when Zhao took top honors at the 73rd annual Directors Guild Association Awards.


News

Trump: The Key to Republican Success is More Trumpism

Trump: The Key to Republican Success is More Trumpism

POLITICS | By Steve Peoples | Apr 11
Former President Donald Trump staked his claim to the Republican Party in a closed-door speech to donors Saturday night, casting his populist policies and attack-dog politics as the key to future Republican success.


Entertainment

SpeakEasy Stage Company to Produce Satirical 'TJ Loves Sally 4 Ever'
Boston, MA

SpeakEasy Stage Company to Produce Satirical 'TJ Loves Sally 4 Ever'

THEATRE | Apr 5
"TJ Loves Sally 4 Ever" is a wildly irreverent satire that dissects a sordid slice of American history — the story of President Thomas Jefferson and slave Sally Hemings — with the goal of reimagining the future.

'Rocks,' 'Nomadland' Lead Race for COVID-curbed BAFTA Awards

'Rocks,' 'Nomadland' Lead Race for COVID-curbed BAFTA Awards

MOVIES | Apr 11
British teen drama "Rocks" and American gig-economy Western "Nomadland" lead the race for the British Academy Film Awards, which are being handed out Sunday during a pandemic-curbed ceremony.


Business

After Amazon: Labor Tries to Regroup in Wake of Alabama Loss

After Amazon: Labor Tries to Regroup in Wake of Alabama Loss

WORKPLACE | By Paul Wiseman and Anne D'Innocenzio | Apr 10
Despite the strongest public support and the most sympathetic president in years, the American labor movement just suffered a stinging defeat -- again.


Finance

6 Ways to Increase Your Social Security Benefits

6 Ways to Increase Your Social Security Benefits

NATIONAL | By Emily Guy Birken | Apr 9
Unlike investment portfolios, annuities or pensions, Social Security is the only retirement income that is guaranteed for life and backed by the full faith and credit of the United States government.


Cars

Edmunds: The Most Affordable New SUVs for 2021

Edmunds: The Most Affordable New SUVs for 2021

AUTO NEWS | By Ryan ZumMallen, Edmunds | Apr 10
Edmunds' experts have compiled a list of five SUVs that come in a variety of sizes and have unusually low starting prices for their competitive segments.


Style

Pandemic-Weary Chefs, Cooks Enjoy Serving From Home

Pandemic-Weary Chefs, Cooks Enjoy Serving From Home

FOOD/DRINK | By Terry Tang | Apr 9
Beaten down by the pandemic, many laid-off or idle restaurant workers have pivoted to dishing out food with a taste of home. Some have found their entrepreneurial side, slinging culinary creations from their own kitchens.


Health/Fitness

Stalled at First Jab: Vaccine Shortages Hit Poor Countries

Stalled at First Jab: Vaccine Shortages Hit Poor Countries

INTERNATIONAL | Apr 10
As many as 60 countries, including some of the world's poorest, might be stalled at the first shots of their coronavirus vaccinations because nearly all deliveries through the global program.


Travel

YouTubers Tokyo BTM Offer Top-Notch Tips for Visiting Japan

YouTubers Tokyo BTM Offer Top-Notch Tips for Visiting Japan

CULTURE | By Lawrence Ferber | Apr 9
LGBTQ YouTube series Tokyo BTM takes a tourist-friendly, cheeky, and honest approach to exploring all that Tokyo has to offer.