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Energy Secretary Perry Says He Is Resigning by Year's End

Energy Secretary Perry Says He Is Resigning by Year's End

NEWS | By Jill Colvin and Matthew Daly | Oct 18
Energy Secretary Rick Perry announced Thursday that he will leave his job by the end of the year, saying that under President Donald Trump the nation is nearing energy independence.

Vaping-Related Illnesses Still Rising, Though at a Slower Pace

Vaping-Related Illnesses Still Rising, Though at a Slower Pace

Health officials of Thursday said there have been 1,479 cases and at least 33 deaths in the mysterious outbreak.

Michael Jordan Opens First of Two Medical Clinics in Charlotte

Michael Jordan Opens First of Two Medical Clinics in Charlotte

NEWS | Oct 18
An emotional Michael Jordan unveiled the first of two medical clinics he and his family funded to provide care to underprivileged members of the community.

About That Photo: Trump, Pelosi Clash Amid Impeachment

About That Photo: Trump, Pelosi Clash Amid Impeachment

NEWS | By Laurie Kellman and Lisa Mascaro | Oct 18
President Donald Trump tweeted it as evidence of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's weakness. Pelosi raised it as a banner of strength.

Gay Man Lured with Fake Grindr Profile, Attacked by Hammer-Weilding Gang of Teens

Gay Man Lured with Fake Grindr Profile, Attacked by Hammer-Weilding Gang of Teens

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 18
A gay man in Dublin, Ireland, is now speaking out publicly to tell the story of how a hammer-wielding gang of laughing teens attacked him after using a fake Grindr profile to lure him into an ambush.

Gay High School Soccer Star, Now Grown, Running for Office in West Virginia

Gay High School Soccer Star, Now Grown, Running for Office in West Virginia

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 18
Five years ago, as a state champion soccer star in West Virginia, then-high school student Michael Martin came out with a homecoming slow dance with his boyfriend. Now, as a school board candidate, he's ready to work for all students..

Survey Shows Anti-LGBTQ Attitudes Still High - Especially Among Youth

Survey Shows Anti-LGBTQ Attitudes Still High - Especially Among Youth

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 18
A new survey indicates that a significant percentage of the general population still harbor fallacious - and dangerous - notions about LGBTQs.

Johnson Returns to London to Drum up Support for Brexit Deal

Johnson Returns to London to Drum up Support for Brexit Deal

NEWS | By Jill Colvin and Kevin Freking | Oct 18
After winning the backing of European Union leaders for his new Brexit deal , Prime Minister Boris Johnson was in London Friday looking to secure enough support to get the deal through the fractious British Parliament.

In Protest Clouds, Hong Kong Tourists See Silver Lining

In Protest Clouds, Hong Kong Tourists See Silver Lining

NEWS | By John Leicester | Oct 18
No tiresome wait for hugs and kisses from Mickey and Minnie Mouse. No queue at all for Hyperspace Mountain, where thrill-seekers are so scarce that Star Wars' Admiral Ackbar speaks to himself in the dark.

New Orleans to Explode Huge Unstable Cranes Ahead of Storm

New Orleans to Explode Huge Unstable Cranes Ahead of Storm

NEWS | By Rebecca Santana and Kevin McGill | Oct 18
The city of New Orleans is preparing to explode two giant, badly damaged construction cranes that are towering over a partially collapsed hotel project at the edge of the French Quarter.


News

Trump, in Texas, Bashes Democrats As 'Crazy,' Unpatriotic

Trump, in Texas, Bashes Democrats As 'Crazy,' Unpatriotic

POLITICS | By Jill Colvin and Kevin Freking | Oct 18
President Donald Trump tried to turn impeachment rancor into a political rallying cry Thursday, using a Texas rally to bash Democrats as "crazy" and unpatriotic as they push forward with their investigations.


Entertainment

 Review :: The Lighthouse

Review :: The Lighthouse

MOVIES | By Frank J. Avella | Oct 18
The next time you want to complain about your job, I dare you to see this movie and then tell me you still feel the need to whine. Ditto, and more so, when it comes to moaning about your roommate.


Technology

Facebook CEO Defends Refusal to Take Down Some Content

Facebook CEO Defends Refusal to Take Down Some Content

PERSONAL TECH | By Marcy Gordon | Oct 18
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday defended the social media platform's refusal to take down content it considers newsworthy "even if it goes against our standards."


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.


Health/Fitness

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

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

AIDS | 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.


Travel

MoMA Reopens with More Space, Fresh Juxtapositions

MoMA Reopens with More Space, Fresh Juxtapositions

FINE ARTS | By Katherine Roth | Oct 17
The Museum of Modern Art's new $450 million, 47,000-square-foot expansion offers visitors more than much-needed elbow room. It emphasizes new juxtapositions of works to encourage broader perspectives and new narratives.


Nightlife

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

CELEBRITIES | 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.