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Pfizer Vaccine Expanded to US Children as Young as 12

Pfizer Vaccine Expanded to US Children as Young as 12

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Lauran Neergard, Candice Choi | May 11
U.S. regulators on Monday expanded the use of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine to children as young as 12, offering a way to protect the nation's adolescents before they head back to school in the fall and paving the way for them to return to more normal activit

FAA Seeks Fines Against More Misbehaving Airline Passengers

FAA Seeks Fines Against More Misbehaving Airline Passengers

NEWS | May 11
Federal officials said Monday they are pursuing civil penalties against two more passengers for interfering with airline crews, the latest in a surge of such cases in recent months.

Poll: Most in US Who Remain Unvaccinated Need Convincing

Poll: Most in US Who Remain Unvaccinated Need Convincing

NEWS | By Lauran Neergard, Hannah Fingerhut | May 11
Fewer Americans are reluctant to get a COVID-19 vaccine than just a few months ago, but questions about side effects and how the shots were tested still hold some back, according to a new poll.

Inside Mumbai's BKC Jumbo Field Hospital

Inside Mumbai's BKC Jumbo Field Hospital

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Rafiq Maqbool | May 11
The pop-up mega hospital in India's financial capital is mounted with tents and metal partitions and looks like a war room. It has a capacity of more than 2,000 beds with state-of-the-art medical facilities.

AIDS Virus Used in Gene Therapy to Fix 'Bubble Baby' Disease

AIDS Virus Used in Gene Therapy to Fix 'Bubble Baby' Disease

NEWS | By Marilynn Marchione | May 11
A gene therapy that makes use of an unlikely helper, the AIDS virus, gave a working immune system to 48 babies and toddlers who were born without one, doctors reported Tuesday.

NowThis Editor Versha Sharma to Take Over at Teen Vogue

NowThis Editor Versha Sharma to Take Over at Teen Vogue

ENTERTAINMENT | By Leanne Italie | May 11
Teen Vogue has chosen Versha Sharma, a top editor at NowThis, to replace Alexi McCammond as editor in chief after a swirl of controversy over McCammond's past anti-Asian and homophobic tweets.

Actress Samira Wiley Welcomes Baby Girl with Wife Lauren Morelli

Actress Samira Wiley Welcomes Baby Girl with Wife Lauren Morelli

NEWS | By Emell Adolphus | May 11
The "Handmaid's Tale" actress celebrated Mother's Day as new mothers to a baby girl.

Watch: Singer Joshua Bassett Comes Out and Gushes Over Harry Styles

Watch: Singer Joshua Bassett Comes Out and Gushes Over Harry Styles

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | May 11
The "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series" actor and singer Joshua Bassett casually reveals that he is gay by abruptly lusting over "hot" Harry Styles.

Upcoming 'Alice In Rainbowland' Looks at Lewis Carroll's Classic through a Queer Lens

Upcoming 'Alice In Rainbowland' Looks at Lewis Carroll's Classic through a Queer Lens

ENTERTAINMENT | May 11
"Alice in Rainbowland" is a re-imagining of "Alice in Wonderland" told through dance, music, and LGBTQ pride. This collaborative show is devised by and highlights queer artists and allies.

Dry and Well Hung? New Wine Company Pushes Envelope with Unique Bottle Design

Dry and Well Hung? New Wine Company Pushes Envelope with Unique Bottle Design

ENTERTAINMENT | May 11
"We're almost ready to pop," promises the "Just the Tipsy" website. The line is a double-entendre, intended to announce the release of a new wine; but the joke doesn't make sense unless its unique bottle design is seen.


News

How LGBTQ Women and Allies are Reshaping Pro Sports

How LGBTQ Women and Allies are Reshaping Pro Sports

SPORTS | By Lindsay B. Davis | May 10
Not without its challenges, queer women in pro sports are raising the bar for representation, social justice and media attention. But what forces are behind this new narrative and long overdue power shift?


Entertainment

Review: Dorothy Arzner's 'Merrily We Go To Hell' Upends The Public Norms of a Patriarchal Society

Review: Dorothy Arzner's 'Merrily We Go To Hell' Upends The Public Norms of a Patriarchal Society

MOVIES | By Sam Cohen | May 11
Dorothy Arzner's pre-Code drama "Merrily We Go to Hell" has received a superlative release from The Criterion Collection, including a terrific new 4K restoration and a few great special features to dig into.


Business

Weak Jobs Report Spurs New Arguments Over Big Fed Spending

Weak Jobs Report Spurs New Arguments Over Big Fed Spending

NATIONAL | By Josh Boak | May 8
President Joe Biden insists an unexpected slowdown in companies' hiring is clear new proof the U.S. needs the multitrillion-dollar federal boost he's pushing.


Technology

Online Speech Shield Under Fire As Trump Facebook Ban Stays

Online Speech Shield Under Fire As Trump Facebook Ban Stays

NATIONAL | May 8
Lurking beneath Facebook's decision on whether to continue Donald Trump's suspension from its platform has raised a more complex and consequential question.


Finance

Experts Say You May Be Entitled to Free Health Insurance Now

Experts Say You May Be Entitled to Free Health Insurance Now

HEALTH | By Liz Weston, NerdWallet | May 10
The latest coronavirus relief package did more than dole out $1,400 checks. The law also made health insurance free for millions more people and reduced costs for others, at least for now.


Cars

Edmunds: The Top Off-Road Vehicles for 2021

Edmunds: The Top Off-Road Vehicles for 2021

AUTO NEWS | By Travis Langness of Edmunds | May 8
Edmunds experts report on five ultra-capable off-roaders that are either already on dealer lots or worth waiting for in the coming months.


Style

Strong Sales from Tapestry, Lee Maker Show Clothing Rebound

Strong Sales from Tapestry, Lee Maker Show Clothing Rebound

FASHION | By Anne D'Innocenzio | May 7
Strong sales results from Coach's parent as well as from the maker of Wrangler and Lee jeans offer the latest evidence that shoppers' spending on fashion and accessories is rebounding to pre-pandemic levels.rn


Health/Fitness

Reversing Trump, US Restores Transgender Health Protections

Reversing Trump, US Restores Transgender Health Protections

NATIONAL | May 10
The U.S. will protect gay and transgender people against sex discrimination in health care, the Biden administration announced, reversing a Trump-era policy that sought to narrow the scope of legal rights in sensitive situations involving medical care.