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Disgraced Ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner Released from Prison

Disgraced Ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner Released from Prison

NEWS | Feb 17
Disgraced former Congressman Anthony Weiner has been released from federal prison in Massachusetts. The New York Democrat, a once-rising star who also ran for mayor, was convicted of having illicit online contact with a 15-year-old North Carolina girl.

Marco Rubio Warns Venezuelan Soldiers to Let Aid Enter

Marco Rubio Warns Venezuelan Soldiers to Let Aid Enter

NEWS | Feb 17
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is warning Venezuelan soldiers that they would commit a "crime against humanity" if they block the entry of U.S. aid that is being channeled through rivals of socialist President Nicolas Maduro.

Tradition of Nonpartisan Selection of Judges May End in Iowa

Tradition of Nonpartisan Selection of Judges May End in Iowa

NEWS | By David Pitt and Scott McFetridge | Feb 17
Iowa lawmakers are moving to change how judges are chosen after being repeatedly frustrated by court rulings on topics like gay marriage and abortion.

Polish PM Cancels Israel Visit Amid New Holocaust Tensions

Polish PM Cancels Israel Visit Amid New Holocaust Tensions

NEWS | Feb 17
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki canceled his plans to attend a meeting of central European leaders in Israel starting Monday amid new tensions over how Polish behavior during the Holocaust is remembered and characterized.

White House Indicates Trump to Veto Disapproval of Emergency

White House Indicates Trump to Veto Disapproval of Emergency

NEWS | By Zeke Miller | Feb 17
A top adviser to President Donald Trump indicated Sunday that Trump is prepared to issue the first veto of his term if Congress votes to disapprove of his declaration of a national emergency along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Early-Voting States Are Focus for Democrats in 2020 Contest

Early-Voting States Are Focus for Democrats in 2020 Contest

NEWS | By Elana Schor | Feb 17
Democratic presidential candidates are courting voters in states with influential early roles in the 2020 primary as the busy pace of campaigning over the holiday weekend shows that the contest to challenge President Donald Trump is fully underway.

Don Cheadle Sports Political Shirts As He Hosts 'SNL'

Don Cheadle Sports Political Shirts As He Hosts 'SNL'

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 17
The actor sported a T-shirt that said "Protect Trans Kids" as he introduced musical guest Gary Clark Jr.

'Alita' Leads A Slow Presidents Day Box Office Weekend

'Alita' Leads A Slow Presidents Day Box Office Weekend

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Feb 17
The sci-fi fantasy "Alita: Battle Angel" has topped the charts in its first weekend in theaters, but it is leading one of the slowest Presidents Day weekends at the box office in years and has a ways to go to make up its costly production budget.

Canadian Swimmer's Video Goes Viral... But Not for his Diving

Canadian Swimmer's Video Goes Viral... But Not for his Diving

NEWS | Feb 17
Since being posted earlier this month a video of Canadian swimmer has gone viral with nearly 1,000,000 views on YouTube. But it is not because of his diving prowess

Life During Wartime - Melissa Hawkins' Nightlife Photos at the GLBT History Museum

Life During Wartime - Melissa Hawkins' Nightlife Photos at the GLBT History Museum

BARTAB | By Michael Flanagan | Feb 17
The GLBT Historical Society and Museum is presenting the exhibition 'SoMa Nights: The Queer Nightclub Photography Of Melissa Hawkins,' curated by photographer Hawkins and nightlife historian Marke B.


Entertainment

Chicago Police: Jussie Smollett Assault Case Has 'Shifted'

Chicago Police: Jussie Smollett Assault Case Has 'Shifted'

CRIME | By Greg McCune | Feb 17
Chicago police said Saturday the investigation into the assault reported by Jussie Smollett has "shifted" due to information received from two brothers questioned in the case.


Technology

Year in Space Puts U.S. Astronaut's Disease Defenses on Alert

Year in Space Puts U.S. Astronaut's Disease Defenses on Alert

SCIENCE | Feb 17
Nearly a year in space put astronaut Scott Kelly's immune system on high alert and changed the activity of some of his genes compared to his Earth-bound identical twin, researchers said Friday.


Cars

Edmunds: Top Car-Buying Mistakes to Avoid

Edmunds: Top Car-Buying Mistakes to Avoid

AUTO NEWS | By Ronald Montoya | Feb 16
Here are some of the most common car-shopping mistakes people make when buying or leasing a car. Avoid them and you'll have a better car-buying experience.


Style

15 Looks From Marc Jacobs at New York Fashion Week

15 Looks From Marc Jacobs at New York Fashion Week

FASHION | Feb 17
It was classic Jacobs at his best — high drama and fairytale whimsy, with big shapes and signature touches like oversized ruffles and flounces and bold florals, and deliciously roomy coats that beckoned. (Photos: AP/Andres Kudacki)


Health/Fitness

Researchers Find Clues That Depression May Speed Brain Aging

Researchers Find Clues That Depression May Speed Brain Aging

SCIENCE | By Lauran Neergaard | Feb 16
Memory and thinking skills naturally slow with age but now scientists are peeking inside living brains to tell if depression might worsen that decline — and finding some worrisome clues.


Travel

72 (Gayish) Hours in Milwaukee

72 (Gayish) Hours in Milwaukee

Feb 15
A few days in Milwaukee reveal a round-up of lively LGBTQ-friendly bars, local eats, culture, and most of the time... snow.