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In a Sea of Rosé, These Pinks Pop

In a Sea of Rosé, These Pinks Pop

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jun 22

Don't worry if pink isn't your color. In the steamy days of summer, rosé is the perfect wine to revive and refresh, whether you're sipping poolside or at a beach, picnic or barbecue.

UEFA Declines Munich Application for Rainbow-Colored Stadium

UEFA Declines Munich Application for Rainbow-Colored Stadium

NEWS | By Ciarán Fahey | Jun 22

UEFA has declined the Munich city council's application to have its stadium illuminated in rainbow colors for Germany's final European Championship group game against Hungary on Wednesday.

Love, Sex, and Death... François Ozon on 'Summer of 85'

Love, Sex, and Death... François Ozon on 'Summer of 85'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 22

Prolific out French director François Ozon adapted one his favorite YA novels into "Summer of 85," a sunlit coming-of-age romance bookended by a criminal procedural that follows the romance between two young men.

Activists: Vatican is 'Meddling' in Italy's LGBT Rights Law

Activists: Vatican is 'Meddling' in Italy's LGBT Rights Law

NEWS | By Colleen Barry | Jun 22

The Vatican has formally opposed a proposed Italian law expanding anti-discrimination protections to the LGBT community, a leading Italian newspaper reported Tuesday.

Hungary's Foreign Minister Defends Law Limiting LGBT Rights

Hungary's Foreign Minister Defends Law Limiting LGBT Rights

NEWS | By Justin Spike | Jun 22

Hungary's foreign minister alleged Tuesday that a disinformation campaign was being used to rally international criticism of a recent Hungarian law widely seen as targeting LGBT people.

US Hits Encouraging Milestones on Virus Deaths and Shots

US Hits Encouraging Milestones on Virus Deaths and Shots

NEWS | By Michael Kunzelman | Jun 22

COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have dipped below 300 a day for the first time since the early days of the disaster in March 2020, while the drive to put shots in arms hit another encouraging milestone Monday: 150 million Americans fully vaccinated.

Driver Says He is Devastated by Fatal Pride Parade Crash

Driver Says He is Devastated by Fatal Pride Parade Crash

NEWS | By Kelli Kennedy | Jun 22

Fort Lauderdale police said all evidence indicates it was a terrible accident, noting the driver cooperated fully with the investigation and there was no evidence drugs or alcohol were involved.

After Coming Out as Gay, Twitter Shows Love for NFL Player Carl Nassib

After Coming Out as Gay, Twitter Shows Love for NFL Player Carl Nassib

NEWS | Jun 21

After Carl Nassib came out as gay on Instagram, social media followed with high praise for his decision.

Watch: Las Vegas Raiders' Carl Nassib Comes Out as Gay, First Active Athlete in NFL

Watch: Las Vegas Raiders' Carl Nassib Comes Out as Gay, First Active Athlete in NFL

NEWS | Jun 21

Las Vegas Raiders' defensive end Carl Nassib took to Instagram Monday to come out as gay for Pride month, effectively becoming the first active NFL player to be openly gay in the league's history.

At 17, He Received a New Heart. By 23, He Began Transitioning.

At 17, He Received a New Heart. By 23, He Began Transitioning.

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Tate Gunnerson, American Heart Association News | Jun 21

For most transgender people, starting hormone therapy requires a therapist's approval. As the recipient of a new heart, Maddox Jones also needed his transplant team's OK.

News

Paid in Full? Biden, GOP Struggle over Infrastructure Costs

Paid in Full? Biden, GOP Struggle over Infrastructure Costs

NEWS | By Kevin Freking and Lisa Mascaro | Jun 22

Congressional negotiators and the White House appear open to striking a roughly $1 trillion deal on infrastructure. But they are struggling with the hard part — how to pay for it.

Business

In Surprise Move, Norwegian Low-Cost Airline Names New CEO

In Surprise Move, Norwegian Low-Cost Airline Names New CEO

BUSINESS | Jun 22

A new CEO for low-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle was tapped Monday when the carrier's Chief Financial Officer Geir Karlsen was named a day after the board decided to immediately terminate the contract with former CEO Jacob Schram.

Finance

Liz Weston: How to Harness Your HSA's Superpowers

Liz Weston: How to Harness Your HSA's Superpowers

FINANCE | By Liz Weston, NerdWallet | Jun 22

High-deductible health insurance plans have hidden superpowers that make them a great way for some people to create a tax-free pot of money for retirement or other long-term goals.

Cars

Nissan CEO Promises Turnaround for Disgruntled Shareholders

Nissan CEO Promises Turnaround for Disgruntled Shareholders

CARS | By Yuri Kageyama | Jun 22

Nissan Chief Executive Makoto Uchida pleaded for patience from disgruntled shareholders Tuesday and promised a turnaround at the Japanese automaker.

Style

Armani Talks Succession at First Live Show Since Pandemic

Armani Talks Succession at First Live Show Since Pandemic

STYLE | By Colleen Barry | Jun 22

Giorgio Armani hinted at his succession plans on Monday as he staged his first live runway show since the pandemic, and following a fall that landed him the hospital for two weeks.

Health/Fitness

What It Means When Celebrities Stay Coy About Their Vaccine Status

What It Means When Celebrities Stay Coy About Their Vaccine Status

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Eric Berger | Jun 21

The politicization of the shots, misinformation and flawed public messaging from the government have made the vaccines controversial and something some public figures are reluctant to endorse.

Travel

Tourism Boom Pressures Tibet's Historic Sites

Tourism Boom Pressures Tibet's Historic Sites

TRAVEL | By Mark Schiefelbein, Sam McNeil | Jun 21

Tourism is booming in Tibet as more Chinese travel in-country because of the coronavirus pandemic, posing risks to the region's fragile environment and historic sites.

Nightlife

Submerge Swim Party @ The W Hollywood :: June 19, 2021

Submerge Swim Party @ The W Hollywood :: June 19, 2021

NIGHTLIFE | Jun 20

Over the unofficial LA Pride weekend, the hot men and women of Southern California showed off their summer bodies at the Submerge Swim Party, part of the Velvet Dreams weekend at the W Hollywood.