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Show Goes on for Olivier Awards, Even with UK Theaters Shut

Show Goes on for Olivier Awards, Even with UK Theaters Shut

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jill Lawless | Oct 26

Andrew Scott and Ian McKellen were among acting winners as Britain's Laurence Olivier Awards celebrated the best of the London stage in bittersweet fashion Sunday night — most U.K. theaters remain closed because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Out New Mexico Legislator Flees Home After Threats Received

Out New Mexico Legislator Flees Home After Threats Received

NEWS | Oct 26

A state senator says he received anonymous threatening telephone messages after publicly criticizing people for gathering without masks at a political demonstration outside the state Capitol, and that he fears for his safety.

Biden, Trump Focus on Battleground States in 11th-Hour Pitch

Biden, Trump Focus on Battleground States in 11th-Hour Pitch

NEWS | By Zeke Miller and Alexandra Jaffe | Oct 26

President Donald Trump plans to intensify an already breakneck travel schedule in the final full week of the presidential campaign, overlooking a surge of coronavirus cases in the U.S. and a fresh outbreak in his own White House.

Democrats Ask Pence to Skip Barrett Vote Over COVID-19 Risk

Democrats Ask Pence to Skip Barrett Vote Over COVID-19 Risk

NEWS | By Lisa Mascaro | Oct 26

A deeply torn Senate is set to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, but Democratic leaders are asking Vice President Pence to stay away from presiding over the session due to potential health risks after his aides tested positive for COVID-19.

Harry Styles Investing in New Music Venue in Manchester

Harry Styles Investing in New Music Venue in Manchester

ENTERTAINMENT | By Hilary Fox | Oct 26

While most music stars are rescheduling tour dates to 2021, Harry Styles is looking farther ahead and making plans to headline his own arena — one he's putting his money and ideas into.

Fear and Anxiety Spike in Virus Hot Spots Across US

Fear and Anxiety Spike in Virus Hot Spots Across US

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Holly Ramer, Adrian Sainz | Oct 26

The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington currently forecasts that the U.S. COVID-19 death toll could exceed 318,000 by January 1.

Early Vote Total Exceeds 2016; GOP Chips at Dems' Advantage

Early Vote Total Exceeds 2016; GOP Chips at Dems' Advantage

NEWS | By Nicholas Riccardi and Angeliki Kastanis | Oct 25

With nine days before Election Day, more people already have cast ballots in this year's presidential election than voted early or absentee in the 2016 race as the start of in-person early voting in big states led to a surge in turnout in recent days.

Watch: Adele Hosts 'SNL,' Says Her Upcoming Album 'Is Not Finished'

Watch: Adele Hosts 'SNL,' Says Her Upcoming Album 'Is Not Finished'

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 25

Adele hosted the latest episode of "Saturday Night Live" featuring musical guest H.E.R. and, in her opening monologue, revealed that new music from the Grammy winner likely won't be coming anytime soon.

Senate Votes to Advance Barrett; Confirmation Expected Mon

Senate Votes to Advance Barrett; Confirmation Expected Mon

NEWS | By Lisa Mascaro | Oct 25

Senate Republicans voted overwhelmingly Sunday to advance Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett toward final confirmation despite Democratic objections, just over a week before the presidential election.

Antoni Porowski, J BRAND Collaboration: 'As Classic As Mozzarella Sticks'

Antoni Porowski, J BRAND Collaboration: 'As Classic As Mozzarella Sticks'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 25

Antoni Porowski, the Emmy-nominated food and wine host of Netflix's "Queer Eye," has designed a "sustainably-minded new capsule collection" in collaboration with J BRAND.

News

Virus is Pummeling Europe's Eateries — And Winter is Coming

Virus is Pummeling Europe's Eateries — And Winter is Coming

NEWS | By Raf Casert | Oct 26

From Northern Ireland and Italy to the Netherlands and France, governments have shuttered eateries or severely curtailed how they operate.

Entertainment

Review: 'The Undoing' Gives Us More of What We Love

Review: 'The Undoing' Gives Us More of What We Love

ENTERTAINMENT | By Padraic Maroney | Oct 26

Nicole Kidman and David E. Kelley re-team for another HBO murder mystery. This time the twists come faster and will leave you wanting more.

Technology

Washington State Discovers First 'Murder Hornet' Nest in US

Washington State Discovers First 'Murder Hornet' Nest in US

TECHNOLOGY | By Nicholas K. Geranios | Oct 23

Scientists have discovered the first nest of so-called murder hornets in the United States and plan to wipe it out Saturday to protect native honeybees, officials in Washington state said.

Cars

Edmunds: What Is the Best Vehicle for a Family of Five?

Edmunds: What Is the Best Vehicle for a Family of Five?

CARS | By Rex Tokeshi-Torres of Edmunds | Oct 24

Trucks and SUVs are the de facto family vehicles. But what about the go-to family vehicle from a generation ago, the minivan? Edmunds' experts set out to determine what type of family vehicle is the most versatile.

Style

10 Halloween Makeup Transformations

10 Halloween Makeup Transformations

STYLE | Oct 26

Halloween may be an intimate affair this year, but you can still wow social media with a selfie of your favorite creation. Here are 10 incredible make-up transformations for inspiration.

Health/Fitness

I ___ Sober: How Recovery Unplugged's New Campaign is All About Living Life

I ___ Sober: How Recovery Unplugged's New Campaign is All About Living Life

SPONSORED CONTENT | Oct 25

The nationally recognized treatment center recently kicked off the "I ____ Sober" movement as a way to celebrate those who are living their best lives without the influence of drugs and alcohol.

Travel

Lance Bass, Todrick Hall and More Offer Queer-Friendly Virtual Home Town Tours

Lance Bass, Todrick Hall and More Offer Queer-Friendly Virtual Home Town Tours

TRAVEL | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 24

In honor of LGBTQ History Month in October, Orbitz has partnered with influencers and celebrities to highlight the best queer-friendly destinations and businesses in their hometowns.

Nightlife

ACLU Analysis Finds Decriminalizing Sex Work Improves Public Health and Public Safety

ACLU Analysis Finds Decriminalizing Sex Work Improves Public Health and Public Safety

NIGHTLIFE | Oct 21

Sex workers have been saying they face significant violence from police and clients for decades and it is time that we all listen to these voices when determining how to improve safety for sex workers," says an ACLU representative.