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'Clear the Capitol,' Pence Pleaded, Timeline of Riot Shows

'Clear the Capitol,' Pence Pleaded, Timeline of Riot Shows

NEWS | By Lisa Mascaro, Ben Fox and Lolita C. Baldor | Apr 10
From a secure room in the Capitol on Jan. 6, as rioters pummeled police and vandalized the building, Vice President Mike Pence tried to assert control. In an urgent phone call to the acting defense secretary, he issued a startling demand.

'The Crown's' Josh O'Connor Reunites with Director Frances Lee for Queer Horror Film

'The Crown's' Josh O'Connor Reunites with Director Frances Lee for Queer Horror Film

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 10
This week it was announced that actor Josh O'Connor ("The Crown") and writer/director Frances Lee ("God's Own Country," "Ammonite") are planning to work again, this time on a gay horror film.

Watch: Soccer Star Sebastian Lletget Apologizes For Trolling Teammate with Homophobic Slur

Watch: Soccer Star Sebastian Lletget Apologizes For Trolling Teammate with Homophobic Slur

NEWS | Apr 10
Why would USMNT and LA Galaxy player soccer star Sebastian Lletget post a video of himself using a gay slur on teammate Julian Araujo to his 689,000 Instagram followers?

In GOP Strongholds, a Big Push on 'Culture War' Legislation

In GOP Strongholds, a Big Push on 'Culture War' Legislation

NEWS | By Andrew DeMillo | Apr 10
An ardent abortion foe who once opposed allowing gay couples to be foster parents, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson is the unlikeliest figure to complain about bills on the "culture wars" reaching his desk.

United Arab Emirates Names 2 New Astronauts, Including Woman

United Arab Emirates Names 2 New Astronauts, Including Woman

TECHNOLOGY | By Jon Gambrell | Apr 10
The United Arab Emirates named the next two astronauts in its space program Saturday, including the country's first female astronaut.

Stalled at First Jab: Vaccine Shortages Hit Poor Countries

Stalled at First Jab: Vaccine Shortages Hit Poor Countries

NEWS | Apr 10
As many as 60 countries, including some of the world's poorest, might be stalled at the first shots of their coronavirus vaccinations because nearly all deliveries through the global program.

High Court Halts Calif. Virus Rules Limiting Home Worship

High Court Halts Calif. Virus Rules Limiting Home Worship

NEWS | By Jessica Gresko | Apr 10
The Supreme Court is telling California that it can't enforce coronavirus-related restrictions that have limited home-based religious worship including Bible studies and prayer meetings.

After Amazon: Labor Tries to Regroup in Wake of Alabama Loss

After Amazon: Labor Tries to Regroup in Wake of Alabama Loss

NEWS | By Paul Wiseman and Anne D'Innocenzio | Apr 10
Despite the strongest public support and the most sympathetic president in years, the American labor movement just suffered a stinging defeat -- again.

Too Much? BBC Gets Complaints Over Prince Philip Coverage

Too Much? BBC Gets Complaints Over Prince Philip Coverage

NEWS | Apr 10
The U.K.'s national broadcaster switched instantly into mourning mode when Prince Philip's death was announced Friday. ome Britons saw the BBC's actions as a fitting mark of respect. For others, it was a bit much.

They Tested Negative, But Still Have Long COVID Symptoms

They Tested Negative, But Still Have Long COVID Symptoms

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Lydia Zuraw | Apr 10
people who didn't test positive for COVID face difficulty getting treatment and disability benefits. And, sometimes as aggravating, many find that family, friends or even doctors have doubts they contracted COVID at all.


News

ADL: Fox Should Fire Carlson For White-Supremacist Rhetoric

ADL: Fox Should Fire Carlson For White-Supremacist Rhetoric

TELEVISION | By Tali Arbel | Apr 10
The Anti-Defamation League has called for Fox News to fire prime-time opinion host Tucker Carlson because he defended a white-supremacist theory that says whites are being "replaced" by people of color.


Entertainment

Lips Fort Lauderdale Announces New Cast Members
Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Lips Fort Lauderdale Announces New Cast Members

THEATRE | Apr 6
Talented new performers will make their debut during the venue's return April 22 with dinner shows Thursday through Saturday and Gospel Brunch every Sunday.

After Scott Rudin Bullying Exposé, There Are Mostly Crickets

After Scott Rudin Bullying Exposé, There Are Mostly Crickets

CELEBRITIES | By Jake Coyle, Lindsey Bahr and Mark Kennedy | Apr 9
How have Hollywood and Broadway responded to an exposé detailing routine abuse and bullying by producer Scott Rudin? Mostly, with crickets.


Business

Nike Settles Suit over Lil Nas X's 'Satan Shoes'

Nike Settles Suit over Lil Nas X's 'Satan Shoes'

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 9
Nike has settled its suit against art collective MSCHF for unauthorized modification of Nike sneakers into "Satan Shoes" released in conjunction with the latest single by out rapper Lil Nas X.


Technology

COVID-19 Patient Receives Lung Transplant From Living Donors

COVID-19 Patient Receives Lung Transplant From Living Donors

HEALTH | By Mari Yamaguchi | Apr 9
Doctors in Japan announced Thursday they have successfully performed the world's first transplant of lung tissue from living donors to a patient with severe lung damage from COVID-19.


Finance

6 Ways to Increase Your Social Security Benefits

6 Ways to Increase Your Social Security Benefits

NATIONAL | By Emily Guy Birken | Apr 9
Unlike investment portfolios, annuities or pensions, Social Security is the only retirement income that is guaranteed for life and backed by the full faith and credit of the United States government.


Cars

Edmunds: The Most Affordable New SUVs for 2021

Edmunds: The Most Affordable New SUVs for 2021

AUTO NEWS | By Ryan ZumMallen, Edmunds | Apr 10
Edmunds' experts have compiled a list of five SUVs that come in a variety of sizes and have unusually low starting prices for their competitive segments.


Style

Pandemic-Weary Chefs, Cooks Enjoy Serving From Home

Pandemic-Weary Chefs, Cooks Enjoy Serving From Home

FOOD/DRINK | By Terry Tang | Apr 9
Beaten down by the pandemic, many laid-off or idle restaurant workers have pivoted to dishing out food with a taste of home. Some have found their entrepreneurial side, slinging culinary creations from their own kitchens.


Health/Fitness

Ex-NFL Player's Brain To Be Probed for Trauma-Related Harm

Ex-NFL Player's Brain To Be Probed for Trauma-Related Harm

CRIME | By Meg Kinnard and Michelle Liu | Apr 10
The brain of Phillip Adams — the former NFL player who killed a South Carolina physician, three family members and a repairman before fatally shooting himself — will be tested for a degenerative disease that has affected a number of pro athletes.


Travel

What Will be Left of London's LGBTQ Scene Post-COVID?

What Will be Left of London's LGBTQ Scene Post-COVID?

INTERNATIONAL | By Matthew Wexler | Apr 9
London often appears as a top destination for LGBTQ travelers, but post-COVID, what will be left of the city's community?