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Fans Push Soccer Club to Cancel Qatar Game Over Human Rights

Fans Push Soccer Club to Cancel Qatar Game Over Human Rights

NEWS | Jun 28

Fan groups said they persuaded English soccer club Watford on Monday to cancel a planned preseason game against Qatar over human rights issues.

Britney Spears' Ex Ordered to Trial on Stalking Charge

Britney Spears' Ex Ordered to Trial on Stalking Charge

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 28

A California judge found there is enough evidence against a man once briefly married to Britney Spears who showed up uninvited at the pop star's wedding to go to trial on a felony stalking charge.

Out WNBA star Brittney Griner Ordered to Trial Friday in Russia

Out WNBA star Brittney Griner Ordered to Trial Friday in Russia

NEWS | Jun 28

Shackled and looking wary, WNBA star Brittney Griner was ordered to stand trial Friday by a court near Moscow on cannabis possession charges, about 4 1/2 months after her arrest.

Tom Daley 'Furious' Over FINA's Transgender Women Ban in Elite Swimming

Tom Daley 'Furious' Over FINA's Transgender Women Ban in Elite Swimming

NEWS | By Emell Adolphus | Jun 27

Speaking at the British LGBT Awards on Friday, Tom Daley slammed FINA's decision to restrict the participation of transgender athletes in elite women's competitions.

Elliot Page Opens Up About 'Umbrella Academy' Transgender Storyline

Elliot Page Opens Up About 'Umbrella Academy' Transgender Storyline

NEWS | By Emell Adolphus | Jun 27

Fans are happy with the way Elliot Page's transition was handled in his role in Netflix's "Umbrella Academy," and he is happy about it too.

Playing Tom Swift Allows Tian Richards to be Authentic (and Wear Dior)

Playing Tom Swift Allows Tian Richards to be Authentic (and Wear Dior)

ENTERTAINMENT | By Steve Duffy | Jun 27

Tian Richards jumped at the chance of playing black billionaire Tom Swift on the TBS updating of the popular YA franchise from a century ago, if only because it checked off so many of his boxes.

How Montgomery Clift Made It Real in his 10 Best Performances

How Montgomery Clift Made It Real in his 10 Best Performances

ENTERTAINMENT | By Frank J. Avella | Jun 27

No actor epitomized the closeted actor than Montgomery Clift, who brought a new style of acting to the screen. Over his relatively short career, he brought much of his personality to his onscreen roles. Here are his best.

Chris Hemsworth Put a Sock on It for 'Thor' Nude Scene

Chris Hemsworth Put a Sock on It for 'Thor' Nude Scene

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 27

Chris Hemsworth realized a dream (and perhaps some of his fans' as well) when he filmed a nude scene for the upcoming "Thor: Love and Thunder."

Want to Wear Elvis' Bedazzled Jockstrap?

Want to Wear Elvis' Bedazzled Jockstrap?

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 27

Do you want to wear the King's jockstrap? Elvis' bejeweled jock, made by a fan and said to have been worn by the singer, is on sale for $36,000.

Listen: Anderson Cooper Says Seeing this Hunky Actor Shirtless Helped him Realize he's Gay

Listen: Anderson Cooper Says Seeing this Hunky Actor Shirtless Helped him Realize he's Gay

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 27

Anderson Cooper recently stopped by his BFF Andy Cohen's SiriusXM show and the CNN anchor opened up about a pivotal moment in his childhood that helped him realize he is gay.

News

Norway: Suspect in Deadly Pride Shooting Agrees to Custody

Norway: Suspect in Deadly Pride Shooting Agrees to Custody

NEWS | Jun 27

The suspect in Saturday's mass shooting during an LGBTQ festival in Oslo has agreed to be held in pretrial custody for four weeks and will therefore not appear in court on Monday, a Norwegian court said.

Business

Did Corporate Greed Fuel Inflation? It's Not Biggest Culprit

Did Corporate Greed Fuel Inflation? It's Not Biggest Culprit

BUSINESS | By Paul Wiseman | Jun 27

Furious about surging prices at the gasoline station and the supermarket, many consumers feel they know just where to cast blame: On greedy companies that relentlessly jack up prices.

Technology

Instagram and Facebook Remove Posts Offering Abortion Pills

Instagram and Facebook Remove Posts Offering Abortion Pills

TECHNOLOGY | By Amanda Seitz | Jun 28

Facebook and Instagram have begun removing posts that offer abortion pills to women who may not be able to access them following a Supreme Court decision stripping abortion rights.

Finance

Families Brace for Changes to Pandemic-Era Free School Meals

Families Brace for Changes to Pandemic-Era Free School Meals

FINANCE | By Lisa Rathke | Jun 28

For families already strained by inflation and the end of other federal help like expanded child tax credits, advocates say cuts to the aid could mean turning more frequently to food banks.

Cars

Edmunds: 2022 BMW i4 Versus 2022 Polestar 2

Edmunds: 2022 BMW i4 Versus 2022 Polestar 2

CARS | By Michael Cantu, Edmunds | Jun 25

The BMW i4 is about the size of a 3 Series and offers an engaging driving experience. But there's another small EV also vying for your attention: The Polestar 2.

Style

Marc Jacobs Finds his Nietzsche at the NY Public Library

Marc Jacobs Finds his Nietzsche at the NY Public Library

STYLE | By Jocelyn Noveck | Jun 28

It's not every designer who can pull off framing a fashion show around a quote from Nietzsche. But Marc Jacobs has always had an outsized flair for drama.

Health/Fitness

U.S. Grapples with Whether to Modify COVID Vaccine for Fall

U.S. Grapples with Whether to Modify COVID Vaccine for Fall

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Lauren Neergaard | Jun 28

U.S. health authorities are facing a critical decision: Whether to offer new COVID-19 booster shots this fall that are modified to better match recent changes of the shape-shifting coronavirus.

Nightlife

Pride Night @ Rebar NYC :: June 26, 2022

Pride Night @ Rebar NYC :: June 26, 2022

NIGHTLIFE | Jun 27

Rebar NYC held a Pride night to remember with music by amazing DJ's Susan Levine and Jonny Mack. After a long day celebrating with the Pride parade, this was the perfect spot to unwind an enjoy the remainder of this Pride season.