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'Spirited Away,' Other Studio Ghibli Films Head to HBO Max

'Spirited Away,' Other Studio Ghibli Films Head to HBO Max

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 17
The vast catalog of storied Japanese animation house Studio Ghibli is heading to the new HBO Max streaming service.

Researchers Find Drug Can Help Reverse Liver Disease in HIV-Positive People

Researchers Find Drug Can Help Reverse Liver Disease in HIV-Positive People

NEWS | By Sam Cronin | Oct 17
National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers have identified a new use for tesamorelin which may help reverse liver disease in those living with HIV. Read the highlights of the NIH press release here.

Aids Healthcare Foundation Calls on Makers of PrEP Drugs to Lower Prices

Aids Healthcare Foundation Calls on Makers of PrEP Drugs to Lower Prices

NEWS | By Sam Cronin | Oct 17
The Aids Healthcare Foundation (AHF) called on October 5 for Gilead Sciences Inc. to cut prices of pre-exposure prophalaxis drug Descovy. The new medication,was recently FDA approved amid controversy concerning its limited lab testing demographics.

White House Says Next G-7 to Be Held at a Trump Golf Resort

White House Says Next G-7 to Be Held at a Trump Golf Resort

NEWS | Oct 17
The White House said Thursday it has chosen President Donald Trump's golf resort in Miami as the site for next year's Group of Seven summit.

Fourth Transgender Murder Reported in Kansas City

Fourth Transgender Murder Reported in Kansas City

NEWS | By Sam Cronin | Oct 17
Police in Kansas City have a man in custody for fatally shooting a transgender woman, Brianna "BB" Hill. This is the fourth murder of a transgender person in Kansas City this year. The city has a reported 118 homicides this year in total.

Frank Ocean To Launch LGBTQ Dance Night in NYC in Honor of PrEP

Frank Ocean To Launch LGBTQ Dance Night in NYC in Honor of PrEP

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sam Cronin | Oct 17
Frank Ocean's Blonded brand is set to host a queer club night called PrEP+, so named for the HIV prevention drugs, and to imagine what the 80s would have been like if PrEP had existed then.

Share of Americans with No Religious Affiliation Growing

Share of Americans with No Religious Affiliation Growing

NEWS | By David Crary | Oct 17
The portion of Americans with no religious affiliation is rising significantly, in tandem with a sharp drop in the percentage that identifies as Christians, according to new data from the Pew Research Center.

Colton Haynes and Jeff Leatham Reach Divorce Settlement; Waive Spousal Support

Colton Haynes and Jeff Leatham Reach Divorce Settlement; Waive Spousal Support

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sam Cronin | Oct 17
"Arrow" star Colton Haynes and celebrity florist Jeff Leatham have reached a divorce settlement a year after filing. The couple additionally decided to waive spousal support. Read more about their settlement here.

Boris Johnson Gets EU Brexit Deal; Next Hurdle Is Parliament

Boris Johnson Gets EU Brexit Deal; Next Hurdle Is Parliament

NEWS | By Raf Casert, Jill Lawless and Lori Hinnant | Oct 17
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's career of disdain for the European Union was a thing of the past on Thursday as he and the bloc's leaders celebrated their long-sought Brexit deal.

'Fear Of Falling': How Hospitals Do Even More Harm By Keeping Patients In Bed

'Fear Of Falling': How Hospitals Do Even More Harm By Keeping Patients In Bed

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Melissa Bailey | Oct 17
Hospitals have become so overzealous in fall prevention that they are producing an "epidemic of immobility," experts say.


News

AP Analysis: Wide Gaps in Legal Protection of LGBT Workers

AP Analysis: Wide Gaps in Legal Protection of LGBT Workers

WORKPLACE | By Russ Bynum and Angeliki Kastanis | Oct 17
Twenty-eight U.S. states have adopted no laws that prohibit workplace discrimination targeting LGBT employees. Only a small percentage of cities and counties offer protection at the local level.


Entertainment

 Review :: Ben Bagley's 'The Decline and Fall of the Entire World As Seen Through the Eyes of Cole Porter'

Review :: Ben Bagley's 'The Decline and Fall of the Entire World As Seen Through the Eyes of Cole Porter'

THEATRE | By Rob Urbinati | Oct 17
Ben Bagley's "The Decline and Fall of the Entire World As Seen Through the Eyes of Cole Porter," is a sassy, tuneful revue of obscure Porter tunes linked by a mostly chronological, tongue-in-cheek narration commenting on the social history of America.


Business

Opioid Industry Presses for Settlement As Trial Looms

Opioid Industry Presses for Settlement As Trial Looms

LEGAL | By Mark Gillespie and Geoff Mulvihill | Oct 17
With a trial looming, major drug distributors and manufacturers are pressing to settle thousands of claims against them related to the nation's persistent opioid crisis.


Technology

Scientists Discover Big Storms Can Create 'Stormquakes'

Scientists Discover Big Storms Can Create 'Stormquakes'

SCIENCE | By Seth Borenstein | Oct 17
Scientists have discovered a mash-up of two feared disasters — hurricanes and earthquakes — and they're calling them "stormquakes."


Finance

Patients Eligible For Charity Care Instead Get Big Bills

Patients Eligible For Charity Care Instead Get Big Bills

HEALTH | By Jordan Rau | Oct 16
Under the Affordable Care Act, nonprofit hospitals are required to provide free or discounted care to patients of meager incomes — or risk losing their tax-exempt status. These price breaks can help people avoid financial catastrophe.


Cars

Workers Celebrate Deal with GM, Show Union Power in Industry

Workers Celebrate Deal with GM, Show Union Power in Industry

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Oct 17
On the picket lines at a General Motors transmission plant in Toledo, Ohio, passing cars honked and striking workers celebrated a tentative contract deal by munching on 10 pizzas dropped off by a supporter.


Style

Pasta All'Arrabbiata for National Pasta Day

Pasta All'Arrabbiata for National Pasta Day

FOOD/DRINK | Oct 17
This classic spicy Italian pasta dish can be on your table in only 20 minutes. It's one of the easiest pasta recipes but at the same time surprisingly flavorful and perfect in its simplicity, like almost every Mediterranean dish.


Travel

Dubai Bets Billions That Expo 2020 Won't Be a Desert Mirage

Dubai Bets Billions That Expo 2020 Won't Be a Desert Mirage

By Jon Gambrell | Oct 17
This is the site of Expo 2020, a world's fair that will be hosted by a city-state that is already home to the world's tallest building, the busiest airport for international travel, an indoor ski slope and other modern marvels.


Nightlife

Las Vegas Pride :: October 11-12, 2019

Las Vegas Pride :: October 11-12, 2019

PHOTO ALBUMS | Oct 16
Downtown Las Vegas celebrated its largest Pride yet, with a fabulous nighttime parade and a day and a half of festival fun.