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Aguilera, Hanks, De Niro and More Light Up Cannes amfAR Gala

Aguilera, Hanks, De Niro and More Light Up Cannes amfAR Gala

AIDS | By Louise Dixon | May 27, 2022

Robert De Niro was the honored guest at the 28th annual amfAR Gala Cannes, where one lucky guest won an auction to have lunch with the actor and a piece of his family history.

Depeche Mode Founding Keyboardist Andy Fletcher Dies at 60

Depeche Mode Founding Keyboardist Andy Fletcher Dies at 60

OBITUARIES | By Andrew Dalton | May 27, 2022

Andy "Fletch" Fletcher, the unassuming, bespectacled, red-headed keyboardist who for more than 40 years added his synth sounds to Depeche Mode hits like "Just Can't Get Enough" and "Personal Jesus," has died at age 60.

WHO: Nearly 200 Cases of Monkeypox in More than 20 Countries

WHO: Nearly 200 Cases of Monkeypox in More than 20 Countries

INTERNATIONAL | By Maria Cheng | May 27, 2022

The World Health Organization says nearly 200 cases of monkeypox have been reported in more than 20 countries not usually known to have outbreaks of the unusual disease.

Ray Liotta, 'Goodfellas' and 'Field of Dreams' Star, Dies

Ray Liotta, 'Goodfellas' and 'Field of Dreams' Star, Dies

OBITUARIES | By Lindsey Bahr and Martin Adames | May 26, 2022

Ray Liotta, the actor best known for playing mobster Henry Hill in "Goodfellas" and baseball player Shoeless Joe Jackson in "Field of Dreams," has died. He was 67.

Oklahoma Governor Signs Transgender Bathroom Bill

Oklahoma Governor Signs Transgender Bathroom Bill

NATIONAL | May 26, 2022

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt has signed a bill requiring public school students to use only the bathroom of the sex listed on their birth certificate.

Kevin Spacey Charged in UK with 4 Counts of Sexual Assault

Kevin Spacey Charged in UK with 4 Counts of Sexual Assault

CRIME | May 26, 2022

British prosecutors said Thursday they have charged actor Kevin Spacey with four counts of sexual assault against three men.

A Laverne Cox Tribute Barbie is On the Way

A Laverne Cox Tribute Barbie is On the Way

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | May 26, 2022

Laverne Cox is about to hit the 50th birthday milestone, but it's her fans who are getting a gift. They'll want to keep a sharp lookout for a new Barbie doll that honors the openly trans actor and advocate.

The 'Old Gays' Blaze a Trail for LGBTQ+ Senior Living

The 'Old Gays' Blaze a Trail for LGBTQ+ Senior Living

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | May 26, 2022

The group of social media influencers who call themselves the "Old Gays" are among the American elders re-writing the script for life's later stages.

You're Invited: Celebrate Washington D.C.'s Capital Pride

You're Invited: Celebrate Washington D.C.'s Capital Pride

PRIDE | By Kilian Melloy | May 26, 2022

Capital Pride returns June 10 - 13 with a plethora of events celebrating our out, proud, and patriotic community, including the city's historic Pride Parade. And you're invited!

Reality TV's Josh Duggar Gets 12 Years in Child Porn Case

Reality TV's Josh Duggar Gets 12 Years in Child Porn Case

CRIME | May 26, 2022

Former reality TV star Josh Duggar was sentenced Wednesday to about 12 1/2 years in prison after he was convicted of receiving child pornography.

Fake Claims about 'Transgender,' 'Immigrant' Gunman Swirl Online after Texas School Shooting

Fake Claims about 'Transgender,' 'Immigrant' Gunman Swirl Online after Texas School Shooting

NATIONAL | By David Klepper and Ali Swenson | May 26, 2022

Unfounded claims that the gunman was an immigrant living in the U.S. illegally, or transgender, quickly emerged on Twitter, Reddit and other social media platforms.

Olympian Tom Daley Announces Knitting Book, Coming in November

Olympian Tom Daley Announces Knitting Book, Coming in November

SPORTS | By Emell Adolphus | May 25, 2022

Tom Daley announced he is writing a book about knitting that will hit shelves in November.

'You're Not Safe.' Extremist Promises 'Hunting Expeditions' Targeting Phoenix Area LGBTQ Target Shoppers

'You're Not Safe.' Extremist Promises 'Hunting Expeditions' Targeting Phoenix Area LGBTQ Target Shoppers

NATIONAL | May 25, 2022

LGBTQ shoppers at Phoenix area Target stores are being victimized by a video threat from a 24-year old, ultra-right wing extremist.

Brittney Griner's Wife Tells ABC She Wants WNBA Star Home

Brittney Griner's Wife Tells ABC She Wants WNBA Star Home

INTERNATIONAL | By Doug Feinberg | May 25, 2022

Brittney Griner's wife Cherelle wants President Joe Biden to secure her partner's release, doing whatever is necessary to get the WNBA star home from Russia where she has been detained for more than three months.

Survey: Slight Majority Supports Keeping Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation Out of the Classroom

Survey: Slight Majority Supports Keeping Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation Out of the Classroom

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | May 25, 2022

A new survey indicates that a slight majority of Americans don't want issues of sexual orientation or gender identity to have a place in the classroom.

Grindr's 'Monkeypox Alert' Advises Users About Telltale Rash

Grindr's 'Monkeypox Alert' Advises Users About Telltale Rash

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | May 25, 2022

Grindr sent out a "Monkeypox Alert" that advised users to be on the lookout for the illness' telltale rash or other sores, and seek medical attention if they spot it.

After Cawthorn's Loss, Candidate Challenge Ruling Reversed

After Cawthorn's Loss, Candidate Challenge Ruling Reversed

POLITICS | By Gary D. Robertson | May 25, 2022

A week after U.S. Rep. Madison Cawthorn lost his primary election, a federal appeals court overturned a trial judge's decision that had blocked North Carolina's elections board from examining whether he should be disqualified from running for reelection.

US Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene Wins GOP Primary in Georgia

US Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene Wins GOP Primary in Georgia

POLITICS | By Russ Bynum | May 25, 2022

A defiant U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene easily defeated five fellow Republicans on Tuesday in a primary race that showed her conservative Georgia constituents standing steadfastly beside her after a turbulent freshman term.

State Farm Isn't There: Insurance Giant Cuts LGBTQ Support after Complaints

State Farm Isn't There: Insurance Giant Cuts LGBTQ Support after Complaints

POLITICS | By Emell Adolphus | May 24, 2022

Insurance company State Farm said Monday that it would dissolve its relationship with The GenderCool Project, an organization that supports transgender and non-binary youth, after facing backlash from some customers.

Indiana House Backs Override on Veto of Trans Sports Ban

Indiana House Backs Override on Veto of Trans Sports Ban

SPORTS | By Casey Smith | May 24, 2022

The Republican-dominated Indiana House voted Tuesday to override the GOP governor's veto of a bill banning transgender females from competing in girls school sports.

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