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'9-1-1: Lone Star' Lead Ronen Rubinstein Skinny Dips While Vacationing in Italy

'9-1-1: Lone Star' Lead Ronen Rubinstein Skinny Dips While Vacationing in Italy

ENTERTAINMENT | May 25

Ronen Rubinstein — the actor who is one-half of the couple known as "Tarlos" on the hit series "9-1-1: Lone Star," headed to Italy and shared a video of himself skinny dipping.

Q&A: Kristen Stewart on Body Horror, Cronenberg and Cannes

Q&A: Kristen Stewart on Body Horror, Cronenberg and Cannes

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | May 25

In David Cronenberg's "Crimes of the Future," in which an artist played by Viggo Mortensen has organs and tumors plucked from his body in performance art excavations, Kristen Stewart plays a timid bureaucrat swiftly turned passionate devotee.

For Hair Thinning, Nutrafol Offers Reliable, Trusted Results

For Hair Thinning, Nutrafol Offers Reliable, Trusted Results

SPONSORED CONTENT | May 25

When it comes to hair care, there's an awful lot of noise to cut through when choosing the right products, particularly when it comes to thinning hair. Nutrafol cuts through the noise to offer reliable, trusted results.

Watch: Chris Hemsworth's Butt Steals the Show in New 'Thor' Trailer

Watch: Chris Hemsworth's Butt Steals the Show in New 'Thor' Trailer

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | May 25

Chris Hemsworth's butt steals the show when the ripped God of Thunder runs afoul of the Greek deity Zeus and has his clothes "flicked" off in the just-released "Thor" trailer.

Watch: Stage Musical Version of NBC Series 'Smash' Headed to Broadway

Watch: Stage Musical Version of NBC Series 'Smash' Headed to Broadway

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | May 25

The NBC series "Smash," about the nuts and bolts of mounting a new Broadway musical, only lasted for two seasons —┬ábut now it's becoming a Broadway musical itself.

Brittney Griner's Wife Tells ABC She Wants WNBA Star Home

Brittney Griner's Wife Tells ABC She Wants WNBA Star Home

NEWS | By Doug Feinberg | May 25

Brittney Griner's wife Cherelle wants President Joe Biden to secure her partner's release, doing whatever is necessary to get the WNBA star home from Russia where she has been detained for more than three months.

Survey: Slight Majority Supports Keeping Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation Out of the Classroom

Survey: Slight Majority Supports Keeping Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation Out of the Classroom

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | May 25

A new survey indicates that a slight majority of Americans don't want issues of sexual orientation or gender identity to have a place in the classroom.

Grindr's 'Monkeypox Alert' Advises Users About Telltale Rash

Grindr's 'Monkeypox Alert' Advises Users About Telltale Rash

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | May 25

Grindr sent out a "Monkeypox Alert" that advised users to be on the lookout for the illness' telltale rash or other sores, and seek medical attention if they spot it.

After Cawthorn's Loss, Candidate Challenge Ruling Reversed

After Cawthorn's Loss, Candidate Challenge Ruling Reversed

NEWS | By Gary D. Robertson | May 25

A week after U.S. Rep. Madison Cawthorn lost his primary election, a federal appeals court overturned a trial judge's decision that had blocked North Carolina's elections board from examining whether he should be disqualified from running for reelection.

US Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene Wins GOP Primary in Georgia

US Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene Wins GOP Primary in Georgia

NEWS | By Russ Bynum | May 25

A defiant U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene easily defeated five fellow Republicans on Tuesday in a primary race that showed her conservative Georgia constituents standing steadfastly beside her after a turbulent freshman term.

News

State Farm Isn't There: Insurance Giant Cuts LGBTQ Support after Complaints

State Farm Isn't There: Insurance Giant Cuts LGBTQ Support after Complaints

NEWS | By Emell Adolphus | May 24

Insurance company State Farm said Monday that it would dissolve its relationship with The GenderCool Project, an organization that supports transgender and non-binary youth, after facing backlash from some customers.

Entertainment

Review: Mira Nair's 'Mississippi Masala' Swoons on Blu-ray from Criterion

Review: Mira Nair's 'Mississippi Masala' Swoons on Blu-ray from Criterion

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sam Cohen | May 25

Mira Nair's breakout 1991 film "Mississippi Masala" is now available on Blu-ray from the Criterion Collection with a beautiful presentation from a new 4K restoration and a handful of special features.

Business

California Parents Could Soon Sue for Social Media Addiction

California Parents Could Soon Sue for Social Media Addiction

BUSINESS | By Adam Beam | May 24

California could soon hold social media companies responsible for harming children who have become addicted to their products, permitting parents to sue platforms like Instagram and TikTok.

Technology

Social Media Hammered by Mounting Questions over Advertising

Social Media Hammered by Mounting Questions over Advertising

TECHNOLOGY | By Michelle Chapman | May 25

Social media has had a rough 2022 with lingering questions about advertising spending, political ads and a $44 billion takeover of Twitter that may or may not be happening.

Finance

Stock Market Slump Unsettling Americans Eyeing Retirement

Stock Market Slump Unsettling Americans Eyeing Retirement

FINANCE | By Alex Veiga and Rebecca Boone | May 25

Americans on the cusp of retiring are facing a tough choice as they watch their nest eggs shrink: Stay the course or keep working.

Cars

Hyundai Recalls 239,000 Cars for Exploding Seat Belt Parts

Hyundai Recalls 239,000 Cars for Exploding Seat Belt Parts

CARS | May 25

Hyundai is recalling 239,000 cars in the U.S. because the seat belt pretensioners can explode and injure vehicle occupants. Three injuries have been reported, two in the U.S. and one in Singapore.

Style

Report: Dramatic Rise in Pesticides in EU Fruits, Vegetables

Report: Dramatic Rise in Pesticides in EU Fruits, Vegetables

STYLE | By Samuel Petrequin | May 25

The contamination of fruits and vegetables produced in the European Union by the most toxic pesticides has substantially increased over the past decade, according to new research published Tuesday.

Travel

Airbnb Ends Rentals in China to Focus on Outbound Tourists

Airbnb Ends Rentals in China to Focus on Outbound Tourists

TRAVEL | May 24

Airbnb Inc. announced Tuesday it will stop representing short-term rental properties in China and focus its business in the country on serving Chinese tourists looking for lodgings abroad.

Nightlife

Say Gay! — at One Magical Weekend in Orlando

Say Gay! — at One Magical Weekend in Orlando

NIGHTLIFE | May 23

Gather your friends and let us introduce you to Orlando's most iconic weekend experience: Celebrate with us at One Magical Weekend in Orlando!