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Barrett was Trustee at Private School with Anti-Gay Policies

Barrett was Trustee at Private School with Anti-Gay Policies

NEWS | By Michelle R. Smith and Michael Biesecker | Oct 21
Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett served for nearly three years on the board of private Christian schools that effectively barred admission to children of same-sex parents and made it plain that openly gay and lesbian teachers weren't welcome.

Director Stephen Daldry Exits 'Wicked' Film Adaptation

Director Stephen Daldry Exits 'Wicked' Film Adaptation

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Oct 21
The long-gestating film adaptation of the Broadway hit "Wicked" has hit another snag. Director Stephen Daldry is exiting the project, a studio representative confirmed Tuesday.

Worsening Opioid Crisis Overshadowed in Presidential Race

Worsening Opioid Crisis Overshadowed in Presidential Race

NEWS | Oct 21
"I just think that Trump doesn't understand addiction," said Diane Urban, 53, a Republican from Delphos, Ohio, who voted for the president in 2016 and whose son died from an overdose in 2019.

Polish Academics Protest 'Fundamentalist' Education Minister

Polish Academics Protest 'Fundamentalist' Education Minister

NEWS | By Vanessa Gera | Oct 21
Activists dressed as security guards climbed onto a balcony of a Polish Education Ministry building and hung a banner protesting the appointment of a new minister whom they consider to be a religious fundamentalist and a danger to the nation's youth.

'Gimme Some Lovin' Rock Star Spencer Davis Dead at 81

'Gimme Some Lovin' Rock Star Spencer Davis Dead at 81

NEWS | Oct 21
Spencer Davis, a British guitarist and bandleader whose eponymous rock group had 1960s hits including "Gimme Some Lovin'" and "I'm a Man," has died. He was 81.

Pope Reverts to Mask-less Old Ways Amid Growing Criticism

Pope Reverts to Mask-less Old Ways Amid Growing Criticism

NEWS | By Nicole Winfield | Oct 21
A day after donning a face mask for the first time during a liturgical service, Pope Francis was back to his mask-less old ways despite surging coronavirus infections across Europe and growing criticism of his behavior and the example he is setting.

'So Much Work to Do': How Biden is Planning for Transition

'So Much Work to Do': How Biden is Planning for Transition

NEWS | By Alexandra Jaffe | Oct 21
If Joe Biden defeats President Donald Trump next month, he'll quickly face a new challenge: standing up a new administration to lead a divided nation through a series of historic crises.

Trump Tends to His Electoral Map, Biden Prepping for Debate

Trump Tends to His Electoral Map, Biden Prepping for Debate

NEWS | By Zeke Miller, Will Weissert and Jonathan Lemire | Oct 21
President Donald Trump is hopping from one must-win stop on the electoral map to the next in the leadup to a final presidential debate that may be his last, best chance to alter the trajectory of the 2020 campaign.

Watch: 'Somebody Can Marry a Cow,' Pastor Claims if Trump Loses

Watch: 'Somebody Can Marry a Cow,' Pastor Claims if Trump Loses

NEWS | Oct 20
A Trump-supporting pastor predicts a God-decreed change in Donald Trump's election chances; if not, people will be able to marry cows.

'Euphoria' Will Return to HBO for 2 Special Episodes

'Euphoria' Will Return to HBO for 2 Special Episodes

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 20
HBO announced Monday its popular teen drama "Euphoria" will return for two special episodes with stars Zendaya and Hunter Schafer.


Entertainment

An Enemy of the People
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An Enemy of the People

THEATRE | By Joe Siegel | Oct 20
"An Enemy of the People" serves as a chilling reflection of the dilemma our nation is facing

Watch: Tyler Posey Talks Hooking Up with Guys, Sex Parties & Being Sober in New Interviews

Watch: Tyler Posey Talks Hooking Up with Guys, Sex Parties & Being Sober in New Interviews

CELEBRITIES | Oct 20
In new interviews, "Teen Wolf" star Tyler Posey opens up about his sexuality, being sober, and much more.


Business

Netflix Reports a Summer Slump in Subscriber Growth

Netflix Reports a Summer Slump in Subscriber Growth

PERSONAL TECH | By Michael Liedtke and Barbara Ortutay | Oct 21
Netflix's subscriber growth slowed dramatically during the summer months after surging in the spring fueled by pandemic lockdowns that corralled millions of people in their homes.


Technology

India Holds Digital Fashion Week Amid Pandemic

India Holds Digital Fashion Week Amid Pandemic

FASHION | By Manish Swarup | Oct 19
Unlike a fashion show, the models aren't swaying on a ramp in real life. They are depending on digital technology to rescue their annual extravaganza from the coronavirus pandemic.


Finance

How Trump Plowed Through $1 Billion, Losing Cash Advantage

How Trump Plowed Through $1 Billion, Losing Cash Advantage

POLITICS | By Brian Slodysko and Zeke Miller | Oct 20
President Donald Trump's sprawling political operation has raised well over $1 billion since he took the White House in 2017 — and set a lot of it on fire.


Cars

Edmunds: Car Value Myths, Busted

Edmunds: Car Value Myths, Busted

AUTO NEWS | By Ronald Montoya, Edmunds | Oct 17
You've probably heard over the years a number of tips or myths regarding the value of your car. Edmunds' experts analyzed the most popular car value myths to find the truth behind them.


Style

Most Millennial Dog Owners Prefer Pups Over People

Most Millennial Dog Owners Prefer Pups Over People

HOME | Oct 19
Nearly half of dog owners will go out of their way to wash their sheets before a new partner sleeps over because of how their pets smell, according to new research.


Health/Fitness

7 Tips for Staying Safe as COVID-19 Cases Rise

7 Tips for Staying Safe as COVID-19 Cases Rise

HEALTH | Oct 20
As temperatures fall, people are spending more time indoors. That heightens the risk of the coronavirus spreading, but there are some simple steps you can take to help protect yourself and everyone around you.


Travel

LGBTQ Leaf Peeping: 5 Destinations to Take in Fall

LGBTQ Leaf Peeping: 5 Destinations to Take in Fall

By Merryn Johns | Oct 20
Grab your weekender bag and get out of town. The leaves are turning, and there's a small window of time to take in Mother Nature's annual fashion makeover.