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Watch: Ellen Reveals She's Living with Courtney Cox

Watch: Ellen Reveals She's Living with Courtney Cox

ENTERTAINMENT | May 6

Ellen DeGeneres is currently living with Courtney Cox...and no, it's not because her marriage with Portia de Rossi is on the rocks.

Watch: Teacher Scrawls 'Heteros Rule' over Students' Pride, Trans Flag Drawings

Watch: Teacher Scrawls 'Heteros Rule' over Students' Pride, Trans Flag Drawings

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | May 6

A middle school teacher in Texas sparked a furor after scrawling "Heteros Rule" over chalk drawings students had created, and left them "feeling disrespected and marginalized."

12 Fascinating Facts Revealed About American Airlines AAdvantage Program

12 Fascinating Facts Revealed About American Airlines AAdvantage Program

TRAVEL | By JT Genter | May 6

Here are 12 of the most interesting facts revealed about the AAdvantage mileage program.

Disney's Rainbow Collection Celebrates Pride, Supports LGBTQ Causes

Disney's Rainbow Collection Celebrates Pride, Supports LGBTQ Causes

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | May 6

In the run-up to Pride month, Disney has announced at Rainbow Collection of clothing and collectables that spread the rainbow joy.

Josh Duggar Granted Release as He Awaits Child Porn Trial

Josh Duggar Granted Release as He Awaits Child Porn Trial

NEWS | By Andrew DeMillo | May 6

A federal judge on Wednesday allowed former reality TV star Josh Duggar to be released as he awaits trial on charges that he downloaded and possessed child pornography.

Nintendo Profits Boom as People Stuck at Home Play Games

Nintendo Profits Boom as People Stuck at Home Play Games

ENTERTAINMENT | By Yuri Kageyama | May 6

Nintendo Co.'s profit for the fiscal year that ended in March jumped 86% on healthy sales of its Switch handheld machine as people stayed home due to the pandemic, turning to video games for entertainment.

Watch: Caitlyn Jenner to Critics in Hannity Interview: 'I Move On'

Watch: Caitlyn Jenner to Critics in Hannity Interview: 'I Move On'

NEWS | By Michael R. Blood | May 6

Caitlyn Jenner, a Republican whose campaign for California governor has elicited angry reaction from some members of the LGBTQ community, said Wednesday that "I move on" when it comes to her critics.

Home of San Francisco's 1st Same-Sex Spouses Now a Landmark

Home of San Francisco's 1st Same-Sex Spouses Now a Landmark

NEWS | May 6

The hilltop cottage belonging to a lesbian couple who were the first same-sex partners to legally marry in San Francisco has become a city landmark.

Napoleon Was a 'Gay-Friendly' Emperor, Historian Claims

Napoleon Was a 'Gay-Friendly' Emperor, Historian Claims

NEWS | May 6

While France is divided about Napoleon Bonaparte's legacy on the 200th anniversary of his death, a French historian maintains that he was a 'gay friendly' emperor.

UK 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Stars Evacuated London Nightclub After Bomb Threat

UK 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Stars Evacuated London Nightclub After Bomb Threat

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | May 5

Drag ladies The Vivienne, Tia Kofi, Veronica Green and Shania Pain were on stage rehearsing for the "Drag Queens Of Pop" when police informed them of the threat.

News

Pfizer and BioNTech to Donate Vaccines for Olympic Athletes

Pfizer and BioNTech to Donate Vaccines for Olympic Athletes

NEWS | May 6

Vaccine developers Pfizer and BioNTech will donate doses to inoculate athletes and officials preparing for the Tokyo Olympics, the IOC said Thursday.

Business

Dubai Luxury Home Market Soars as World's Rich Flee Pandemic

Dubai Luxury Home Market Soars as World's Rich Flee Pandemic

BUSINESS | By Isabel DeBre | May 6

After nearly three decades in London, Christophe Reech was fed up with the city's pandemic lockdowns. This spring, he sold his luxury townhouse and jetted off to the desert sheikhdom of Dubai to start a new life with his family.

Cars

Baidu Rolls Out Paid Driverless Taxi Service in Beijing

Baidu Rolls Out Paid Driverless Taxi Service in Beijing

CARS | May 3

Chinese tech giant Baidu rolled out its paid driverless taxi service on Sunday, making it the first company to commercialize autonomous driving operations in China.

Travel

With 100 Days to Go, WorldPride and EuroGames Forge Ahead

With 100 Days to Go, WorldPride and EuroGames Forge Ahead

TRAVEL | By Matthew Wexler | May 5

Will the Pride flag fly at half-mast this summer as organizers cope with the fall-out of capacity restrictions at Copenhagen 2021 WorldPride and EuroGames?

Nightlife

Burning Man Cancels 2021 Festival in Northern Nevada Desert

Burning Man Cancels 2021 Festival in Northern Nevada Desert

NIGHTLIFE | By Scott Sonner | Apr 29

Burning Man organizers announced Tuesday they are canceling this summer's annual counter-culture festival in the Nevada desert for the second year in a row because of the COVID-19 pandemic.