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Report: GOP Golden Boy Madison Cawthorn Allegedly Sexually Harassed Women in College

Report: GOP Golden Boy Madison Cawthorn Allegedly Sexually Harassed Women in College

NEWS | Feb 27
GOP Congressman Madison Cawthorn had quite a reputation while in college, and it wasn't for being a conservative firebrand.

Why Experts Say a Good Mood Can Lead to Good Health

Why Experts Say a Good Mood Can Lead to Good Health

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Laura Williamson, American Heart Association News | Feb 27
It doesn't take a scientist to understand that laughter feels good, while anger feels awful. But it does take one to explain why one of these feelings can boost the immune system.

All-Male, Reviewed: Brontez Purnell's '100 Boyfriends'

All-Male, Reviewed: Brontez Purnell's '100 Boyfriends'

ARTS & CULTURE | By Jim Piechota | Feb 27
In Brontez Purnell's deliciously voyeuristic collection of salacious vignettes, we are drenched in the sights, smells, sounds, and hedonistic delights of orgasmic connection.

Breakout 'Borat' star Maria Bakalova Conquers Hollywood

Breakout 'Borat' star Maria Bakalova Conquers Hollywood

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jocelyn Noveck | Feb 27
So what did YOU do at 5 a.m. after staying up all night for your prom? Maria Bakalova became a movie star.

Blame Trump' Defense in Capitol Riot Looks Like a Long Shot

Blame Trump' Defense in Capitol Riot Looks Like a Long Shot

NEWS | By Michael Kunzelman and Alanna Durkin | Feb 27
The "Trump-made-me-do-it" defense is already looking like a longshot.

Highlights of the COVID-19 Relief Bill Advancing in Congress

Highlights of the COVID-19 Relief Bill Advancing in Congress

NEWS | 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.

Lady Gaga's Dogs Recovered Safely After Theft, Shooting

Lady Gaga's Dogs Recovered Safely After Theft, Shooting

NEWS | By Stefanie Dazio | Feb 27
Lady Gaga's two French bulldogs, which were stolen by thieves who shot and wounded the dog walker, were recovered unharmed Friday, Los Angeles police said.

House Passes $1.9t Pandemic Bill on Near Party-Line Vote

House Passes $1.9t Pandemic Bill on Near Party-Line Vote

NEWS | By Alan Fram | Feb 27
The House approved a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill in a win for President Joe Biden, even as top Democrats tried assuring agitated progressives that they'd revive their derailed drive to boost the minimum wage.

Ta-Nehisi Coates to Write New 'Superman' Film

Ta-Nehisi Coates to Write New 'Superman' Film

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Feb 27
Ta-Nehisi Coates, the acclaimed essayist and novelist who expanded the world of Wakanda for Marvel comics, will write the script for a new "Superman" film from Warner Bros.

Ryan Reynolds Spars With David Beckham Over His Sore Wrist on Instagram

Ryan Reynolds Spars With David Beckham Over His Sore Wrist on Instagram

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 27
When Ryan Reynolds posted a pic of himself singing bottles of gin, David Beckham hit back with a cheeky comment.


News

Could Pandemic Further Erode the New England Town Meeting?

Could Pandemic Further Erode the New England Town Meeting?

NATIONAL | By Wilson Ring | Feb 27
The town meeting, for centuries, was a staple of New England life — but the coronavirus pandemic could accelerate the departure from the tradition.


Business

Laying Out Data, Netflix Touts its Record on Inclusivity

Laying Out Data, Netflix Touts its Record on Inclusivity

NATIONAL | By Jake Coyle | Feb 26
Netflix on Friday released a study it commissioned from top academic researchers that shows the streaming giant is outpacing much of the film industry in the inclusivity of its original films and television series.


Technology

Never Too Late: Pandemic Propels Older Shoppers Online

Never Too Late: Pandemic Propels Older Shoppers Online

HOME | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Feb 26
The pandemic has motivated many who have been isolated at home or unable to leave their senior communities to learn something they may have resisted until now: how to buy groceries and more online.


Finance

After Losing a Company to COVID, Owners Seek the Next Gig

After Losing a Company to COVID, Owners Seek the Next Gig

WORKPLACE | By Joyce M. Rosenberg | Feb 21
As owners are forced to shut businesses, they've had to figure out what to do next. For many entrepreneurs, the answer has been anticipating the next trend and creating a company to take advantage of it.


Cars

Edmunds: Three Smart Ways to Get Out of Your Car Lease

Edmunds: Three Smart Ways to Get Out of Your Car Lease

AUTO NEWS | By Brent Romans, Edmunds | Feb 20
On the surface, getting out of a car lease isn't difficult. It's the potential financial penalties for doing so that are the issue. Minimizing this financial fallout is key.


Style

Is the Fashion Industry Capitalizing on 'Gender Neutral'?

Is the Fashion Industry Capitalizing on 'Gender Neutral'?

FASHION | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Feb 27
As fashion brands like Girlfriend Collective, Entireworld, and PANGAIA release gender-neutral collections, questions arise as to whether designers and companies are missing a larger point when gendered clothing categories still exist.


Health/Fitness

Nebraska May Be Next State  to Protect Youth from 'Conversion Therapy'

Nebraska May Be Next State to Protect Youth from 'Conversion Therapy'

POLITICS | Feb 26
With bipartisan support, Legislative Bill 231 reflects the American heartland's understanding that families deserve protection from the ineffective, unethical, unprofessional, and harmful practice of conversion therapy.


Travel

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

NATIONAL | By Dan Allen | Feb 26
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.


Nightlife

SF Queer Bar Virgil's is Permanently Closing

SF Queer Bar Virgil's is Permanently Closing

BARS | 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.