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With Much Respect, Cynthia Erivo Takes on Queen Of Soul

With Much Respect, Cynthia Erivo Takes on Queen Of Soul

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mesfin Fekadu | Mar 1

Cynthia Erivo is playing Aretha Franklin in the eight-episode series debuting March 21 on the National Geographic channel. The Associated Press spoke to her about playing the Queen of Soul.

Tonywatch: Clint Ramos on Designing a Better Broadway

Tonywatch: Clint Ramos on Designing a Better Broadway

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Mar 1

The audience watching the searing and provocative "Slave Play" on Broadway often caught a glimpse of themselves onstage — in more ways than one.That's because set designer Clint Ramos had built giant mirrors behind the actors.

Lady Gaga's Dog Walker Speaks Out After Hollywood Shooting

Lady Gaga's Dog Walker Speaks Out After Hollywood Shooting

NEWS | By Stefanie Dazio | Mar 1

Lady Gaga's dog walker, who was shot last week during a robbery in Hollywood when two of the singer's French bulldogs were stolen, described the violence and his recovery "from a very close call with death" in social media posts Monday.

States Easing Virus Restrictions Despite Experts' Warnings

States Easing Virus Restrictions Despite Experts' Warnings

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Heather Hollingsworth, Tammy Webber | Mar 1

With the U.S. vaccination drive picking up speed and a third formula on the way, states eager to reopen for business are easing coronavirus restrictions despite warnings from health experts.

Trump's GBF Richard Grenell Teases Run for CA Governor & Twitter Responds

Trump's GBF Richard Grenell Teases Run for CA Governor & Twitter Responds

NEWS | Mar 1

Donald Trump's GBF Richard Grenell again teased a run for California's governorship.

Out Actor Nathaniel Curtis Has Separation Anxiety from Not Seeing his 'It's a Sin' Mates

Out Actor Nathaniel Curtis Has Separation Anxiety from Not Seeing his 'It's a Sin' Mates

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 1

Out actor Nathaniel Curtis expressed separation anxiety about his cast mates from "It's a Sin."

Watch: TJ Osborne Tells CBS This Morning He's Experienced a 'Tsunami of Love' Since Coming Out

Watch: TJ Osborne Tells CBS This Morning He's Experienced a 'Tsunami of Love' Since Coming Out

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 1

Country star TJ Osborne went on CBS This Morning to talk about how gratifying coming out has been for him.

UK Drag Wig Designer Dan W Chapman Reveals the Secrets to Winning Wigs

UK Drag Wig Designer Dan W Chapman Reveals the Secrets to Winning Wigs

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 1

UK hairstylist and wig designer Dan W Chapman offers an insider's look at creating sculptural hair for drag queen Joe Black and other drag performers.

How a Gay-Owned Michigan Campground Exposed Anti-Trans Bias in the Queer Camping Community

How a Gay-Owned Michigan Campground Exposed Anti-Trans Bias in the Queer Camping Community

NEWS | By Dan Allen | Mar 1

Soon-to-open Camp Boomerang RV Park and Campground announced it would open this spring and cater exclusively to gay men, setting off a controversy about transgender guests that's reverberating through the queer camping community.

With Much Respect, Cynthia Erivo Takes on Queen of Soul

With Much Respect, Cynthia Erivo Takes on Queen of Soul

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mesfin Fekadu | Mar 1

The Tony Awards could bring Cynthia Erivo another Emmy.

News

Imagine Dragons' Dan Reynolds Donates $1M Home to LGBTQ Youth Group

Imagine Dragons' Dan Reynolds Donates $1M Home to LGBTQ Youth Group

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 1

Straight ally and frontman for the band Imagine Dragons Dan Reynolds has donated his childhood home in Las Vegas to an organization that supports LGBTQ youth.

Entertainment

PopUps: K-Pop Star Wonho Celebrates 28th Birthday with Adorable Snap

PopUps: K-Pop Star Wonho Celebrates 28th Birthday with Adorable Snap

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 1

Not long after taking the internet by storm thanks to a few sexy Instagram photos, K-pop star Wonho is celebrating his 28th birthday — with another cute pic, of course.

Business

Highlights of the COVID-19 Relief Bill Advancing in Congress

Highlights of the COVID-19 Relief Bill Advancing in Congress

BUSINESS | By Kevin Freking | Feb 27

The House passed a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief package early Saturday, 219-212, that includes $1,400 checks for most Americans and billions of dollars for schools, state and local governments and businesses.

Technology

Countries Call on Drug Companies to Share Vaccine Know-How

Countries Call on Drug Companies to Share Vaccine Know-How

TECHNOLOGY | By Lori Hinnant, Maria Cheng | Mar 1

Across Africa and Southeast Asia, governments and aid groups, as well as the World Health Organization, are calling on pharmaceutical companies to share their patent information.

Finance

What NY Prosecutors Could Learn from Trump's Tax Records

What NY Prosecutors Could Learn from Trump's Tax Records

FINANCE | By Jim Mustian and David B. Caruso | Feb 23

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. fought for a year and a half to get access to former President Donald Trump's tax records.

Cars

Edmunds Compares New Escalade, Navigator and Mercedes GLS

Edmunds Compares New Escalade, Navigator and Mercedes GLS

CARS | By Ryan ZumMallen, Edmunds | Mar 1

Among luxury SUVs, the Cadillac Escalade has long made no apologies about being big and brash. Now Cadillac has redesigned the Escalade for 2021 with a new look and an infusion of new technology features.

Style

Seattle Ups Its Indoor Dining Game, Seahawks-Style

Seattle Ups Its Indoor Dining Game, Seahawks-Style

STYLE | By Ted S. Warren | Mar 1

Sick of the same old, same old pandemic dining? Seattle says: Game on. For a limited time, foodies can score a socially distanced, outdoor meal at the home of the city's NFL team, the Seahawks.

Health/Fitness

Connecticut Is Doling Out Vaccines Based Strictly on Age. It's Simpler, but Is it Fair?

Connecticut Is Doling Out Vaccines Based Strictly on Age. It's Simpler, but Is it Fair?

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Phil Galewitz, Carmen Heredia Rodriguez | Mar 1

Shifting to an age-based priority system has frustrated people with health conditions such as cancer or diabetes who thought they would be next in line.

Travel

England's Lake District: The Breakout Star of 'Supernova'

England's Lake District: The Breakout Star of 'Supernova'

TRAVEL | By Ivan Quintanilla | Mar 1

England's Lake District is the breakout star of "Supernova." The pristine beauty that inspired the Romantic poetry of William Wordsworth and the beloved children's stories of Beatrix Potter will be steering the movie's audiences toward northwest England.

Nightlife

SF Queer Bar Virgil's is Permanently Closing

SF Queer Bar Virgil's is Permanently Closing

NIGHTLIFE | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Feb 26

Virgil's Sea Room, a queer bar that opened in 2013 in the Mission District of San Francisco, is permanently closing.