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Fox's Carlson Criticized for Saying Democrats Hate America

Fox's Carlson Criticized for Saying Democrats Hate America

ENTERTAINMENT | By David Bauder | Jul 8
Television's most popular political host, Tucker Carlson, says leaders of the Democratic party should be disqualified from running the country because they "despise" it.

Trump Increasingly Turning to Executive Orders, More to Come

Trump Increasingly Turning to Executive Orders, More to Come

NEWS | By Kevin Freking | Jul 8
President Donald Trump is setting a brisk pace lately in issuing executive orders and he's just getting started as he tries to position himself as a man of action on everything from foreign policy to racial justice.

Out Singer-Songwriter Rachel Garlin on Her 'Mondegreens'

Out Singer-Songwriter Rachel Garlin on Her 'Mondegreens'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 8
With the video for her cover of "The Boys of Summer" about to drop — and summer in full swing — this is the perfect moment to catch up with Rachel Garlin and chat about her new album and her creative process.

Watch: Twitter Reacts to July 4th Partying on Fire Island as Attendee Recovering from COVID Lashes Out

Watch: Twitter Reacts to July 4th Partying on Fire Island as Attendee Recovering from COVID Lashes Out

NEWS | Jul 7
Photos and videos of people partying, which were purportedly taken at the gaycation hotspot Fire Island in New York, went viral over the July 4th weekend.

PopUps: Madonna Turns Heads with Shirtless, Crutch Selfie

PopUps: Madonna Turns Heads with Shirtless, Crutch Selfie

Madonna is continuing to turn heads, this time surprising fans with a shirtless selfie!

Watch: HBO Shares Trailer for 'We Are Who We Are' Series from 'Call Me By Your Name' Director

Watch: HBO Shares Trailer for 'We Are Who We Are' Series from 'Call Me By Your Name' Director

HBO is sharing the trailer for its upcoming limited series "We Are Who We Are," created by "Call Me By Your Name" director Luca Guadagnino.

The Music Plays On: DJ Nina Flowers Responds to COVID-19

The Music Plays On: DJ Nina Flowers Responds to COVID-19

ENTERTAINMENT | By Matthew Wexler | Jul 7
"These spaces created long-time friendships, life partners, and alternate families," says DJ Nina Flowers of the nightlife scene. "I believe that space is still needed. It's a show of unity that I hope will continue to survive."

Q-Music: Iggy Pop's 'Lust For Life,' 'The Idiot' re-released

Q-Music: Iggy Pop's 'Lust For Life,' 'The Idiot' re-released

ARTS & CULTURE | By Gregg Shapiro | Jul 7
When it comes to Iggy Pop's solo work, he has yet to top the two he released in 1977: 'The Idiot' and 'Lust For Life,' each one newly reissued in expanded, double disc, deluxe editions, both produced by David Bowie.

TikTok to Leave Hong Kong as Security Law Raises Questions

TikTok to Leave Hong Kong as Security Law Raises Questions

NEWS | By Zen Soo | Jul 7
TikTok said Tuesday it will stop operations in Hong Kong, joining other social media companies in warily eyeing ramifications of a sweeping national security law that took effect last week.

Brazil's President Bolsonaro Tests Positive for COVID-19

Brazil's President Bolsonaro Tests Positive for COVID-19

NEWS | By Marcelo De Sousa and David Biller | Jul 7
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro says he has tested positive for COVID-19 after months of downplaying the virus' severity.


Entertainment

Homecoming Queen: Carter Sickels' 'The Prettiest Star'

Homecoming Queen: Carter Sickels' 'The Prettiest Star'

BOOKS | By Jim Piechota | Jul 7
The premise of Carter Sickels' novel 'The Prettiest Star' is one that is very much based on the kind of real circumstances many gay men grappled with in the AIDS years of the 1980s.


Business

McConnell Eyes Virus Aid As Evictions, Benefits Cuts Loom

McConnell Eyes Virus Aid As Evictions, Benefits Cuts Loom

FINANCE | By Lisa Mascaro | Jul 8
An eviction moratorium is lifting. Extra unemployment benefits are ending. Parents are being called to work, but schools are struggling to reopen for fall as the COVID-19 crisis shows no signs of easing.


Technology

Brazil's President Says Hydroxychloroquine to Cure His Virus

Brazil's President Says Hydroxychloroquine to Cure His Virus

SCIENCE | By Marcelo De Sousa and David Biller | Jul 8
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he is confident that he will swiftly recover thanks to treatment with hydroxychloroquine, the anti-malaria drug that has not been proven effective against COVID-19.


Finance

2021 Health Plans Granted Leeway To Limit Consumers' Benefit From Drug Coupons

2021 Health Plans Granted Leeway To Limit Consumers' Benefit From Drug Coupons

HEALTH | By Michelle Andrews | Jul 7
The new rule permits employers and insurers not to apply drug company copayment assistance toward enrollees' deductibles and out-of-pocket maximums for any drug.


Style

First Look: La Métamorphose Fall-Winter 20-21 Couture Collection

First Look: La Métamorphose Fall-Winter 20-21 Couture Collection

FASHION | Jul 7
Photographed at the Royal Castle of Amboise, the latest collection by La Métamorphose draws inspiration from the Dark Moon and features all French fabrics.


Health/Fitness

Hospitals Approaching Capacity as Miami Closes Restaurants

Hospitals Approaching Capacity as Miami Closes Restaurants

NATIONAL | By Adriana Gomez Licon, Lisa Marie Pane | Jul 7
Hospitals rapidly approached capacity across the Sunbelt, and the Miami area closed indoor dining at restaurants and gyms again because of the surging coronavirus.


Travel

Thermometers in Hand, Dubai Opens for Tourists Amid Pandemic

Thermometers in Hand, Dubai Opens for Tourists Amid Pandemic

By Jon Gambrell | Jul 7
From French soccer jerseys to slick online campaigns, Dubai is trumpeting the fact that it reopened for tourism on Tuesday — but what that means for this sheikhdom that relies on the dollars, pounds, rupees and yuan spent by travelers remains in question.


Nightlife

LGBTQ Nightlife in NYC Faces a Long Road Ahead

LGBTQ Nightlife in NYC Faces a Long Road Ahead

BARS | By Matthew Wexler | Jul 5
"The outpouring of love and donations on the various platforms has been incredible. But we need continued support until we reopen," says Henrietta Hudson owner Lisa Cannistraci. "I'm not going to lose the bar. I'm not going to let it happen."