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Aussie 'Magic Mike' Offers New Way to Look at Its Buff Dancers

Aussie 'Magic Mike' Offers New Way to Look at Its Buff Dancers

When Channing Tatum conceived a revue based on his "Magic Mike" film franchise, he looked to have a conversation with women about how its hunky dancers should be viewed.

'Fifty Shades' Back in June with 'Freed'

'Fifty Shades' Back in June with 'Freed'

Christian Grey is tying up the loose ends of his side of the story this summer. "Freed: Fifty Shades Freed as told by Christian" is set to hit shelves on June 1, the publisher said Sunday.

Etna Keeps Up Its Spectacular Explosions; Ash Rains on Towns

Etna Keeps Up Its Spectacular Explosions; Ash Rains on Towns

NEWS | Mar 7
A particularly spectacular blast from Italy's Mount Etna volcano belched out a towering cloud of ash and lava stone Sunday onto Sicilian villages, the latest in a series of explosions since mid-February.

From Vote to Virus, Misinformation Campaign Targets Latinos

From Vote to Virus, Misinformation Campaign Targets Latinos

NEWS | By Will Weissert | Mar 7
A largely undetected movement to depress turnout and spread disinformation about Democrat Joe Biden targeted Latinos, was promoted on social media, and was often fueled by automated accounts.

Queer Actor Justice Smith Celebrates His Authenticity with 'Genera+ion'

Queer Actor Justice Smith Celebrates His Authenticity with 'Genera+ion'

When queer actor Justice Smith auditioned for the new HBOMax series "Genera+ion," he wasn't sure if he wanted to play a high school student again, until he embodied his character.

Mrs. Kasha Davis: From 'RuPaul' Runner-up to Big Screen Realness

Mrs. Kasha Davis: From 'RuPaul' Runner-up to Big Screen Realness

She's been called "basic," and she's been called "seasoned." She's also been called a "workhorse queen." But when Mrs. Kasha Davis is served up shade, she turns it into glamor and comic gold.

Where IS Ruled, Pope Calls on Christians to Forgive, Rebuild

Where IS Ruled, Pope Calls on Christians to Forgive, Rebuild

NEWS | By Nicole Winfield and Samya Kullab | Mar 7
Pope Francis urged Iraq's Christians on Sunday to forgive the injustices committed against them by Muslim extremists and to rebuild as he visited the wrecked shells of churches and met ecstatic crowds.

Workers Worry about Safety, Stress as States Ease Mask Rules

Workers Worry about Safety, Stress as States Ease Mask Rules

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Leah Willingham, Michael Liedtke, and Anne D'Innocenzio | Mar 7
As more jurisdictions lift mask mandates and ease restrictions on businesses, essential workers are concerned they could be less safe s the pandemic continues.

Biden to Mark 'Bloody Sunday' by Signing Voting-Rights Order

Biden to Mark 'Bloody Sunday' by Signing Voting-Rights Order

NEWS | By Aamer Madhani | Mar 7
President Biden plans to sign an executive order directing federal agencies to promote voting access as congressional Democrats press for a sweeping voting bill to counter efforts to restrict voting access.

Murder, but Gentler: 'Cozy' Mysteries a Pandemic-Era Balm

Murder, but Gentler: 'Cozy' Mysteries a Pandemic-Era Balm

ENTERTAINMENT | By Tamara Lush | Mar 7
For those who find their dreams in books, there's a group of readers who are hungrily consuming a particular style of narrative to escape from the past year's reality: "Cozy" mysteries.


News

Cyprus Keeps Carnival Spirit Alive Amid COVID-19

Cyprus Keeps Carnival Spirit Alive Amid COVID-19

INTERNATIONAL | By Petros Karadjias and Menelaos Hadjicostis | Mar 7
Carnival is usually the highlight of the year for Cyprus, when residents let loose in bizarre and colorful costumes, joyfully dancing and celebrating during the Mediterranean island nation's biggest annual party scene.


Entertainment

Grammys to Partner with Berklee, ASU for Study on Women

Grammys to Partner with Berklee, ASU for Study on Women

MUSIC | By Mesfin Fekadu | Mar 7
The Recording Academy is partnering with Berklee College of Music and Arizona State University to complete a study focused on women's representation in the music industry.


Technology

Casting a Wide Intrusion Net: Dozens Burned with Single Hack

Casting a Wide Intrusion Net: Dozens Burned with Single Hack

PERSONAL TECH | By Frank Bajak | Mar 7
Nimble, highly skilled criminal hackers believed to operate out of Eastern Europe hacked dozens of companies and government agencies on at least four continents by breaking into a single product they all used.


Finance

Millennial Money: 3 Debt Strategies for an Unequal Recovery

Millennial Money: 3 Debt Strategies for an Unequal Recovery

By Sean Pyles, NerdWallet | Mar 7
The past year has fractured our world in countless ways. Now, as people look to pick up the pieces, those managing debt need to account for their position in our uneven economic recovery.


Cars

Edmunds Compares the 2021 Tesla Model S and Porsche Taycan

Edmunds Compares the 2021 Tesla Model S and Porsche Taycan

AUTO NEWS | By Reese Counts of Edmunds | Mar 6
Electric car the Porsche Taycan offers similar capabilities to Tesla's Model S, plus the aura of Porsche's sports car-building ethos. Is it good enough to unseat the Model S? Edmunds' experts tested both to find out.


Style

Dolce&Gabbana Seeks over $600M Damages from 2 U.S. Bloggers

Dolce&Gabbana Seeks over $600M Damages from 2 U.S. Bloggers

FASHION | By Colleen Barry | Mar 6
Dolce&Gabbana has filed a defamation suit seeking over $600 million in damages from two U.S. fashion bloggers who reposted anti-Asian comments attributed to one of the designers that led to a boycott.


Travel

Free Flights in Real Life: 3 Award Booking Services Put to the Test

Free Flights in Real Life: 3 Award Booking Services Put to the Test

By Becky Pokora | Mar 5
With a vaccine roll-out and visions of luxury travel in my head, I contacted three of the best award booking services with three different potential trip requests for late 2021 to see if they really did save me miles and time.