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Melania Wanted to Light White House in Rainbow Colors, President's Staff Overruled

Melania Wanted to Light White House in Rainbow Colors, President's Staff Overruled

NEWS | Nov 25
Melania Trump wanted to light the White House in rainbow colors this past June to honor Pride month as it had been during the Obama administration; but the WH staff saw to it that it didn't happen.

Watch: New Trailer Out for Lifetime's Gay Holiday Movie 'The Christmas Setup'

Watch: New Trailer Out for Lifetime's Gay Holiday Movie 'The Christmas Setup'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 25
Lifetime has released a new trailer for its LGBTQ-themed holiday movie "The Christmas Setup," starring real-life married couple Blake Lee and Ben Lewis.

Transgender Pakistanis Find Solace in a Church of Their Own

Transgender Pakistanis Find Solace in a Church of Their Own

NEWS | By Kathy Gannon | Nov 25
Pakistan's Christian transgender people, often mocked, abused and bullied, say they have found peace and solace in a church of their own.

Judge: California Can't Ban Offensive License Plates

Judge: California Can't Ban Offensive License Plates

NEWS | Nov 25
California can't enforce a ban vanity license plates it considers "offensive to good taste and decency" because that violates freedom of speech, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.

Duchess of Sussex Reveals She had Miscarriage in the Summer

Duchess of Sussex Reveals She had Miscarriage in the Summer

NEWS | By Jill Lawless | Nov 25
The Duchess of Sussex has revealed that she had a miscarriage in July, giving a personal account of the traumatic experience in hope of helping others.

Amid Racial Reckoning, Grammys Honor the Black Experience

Amid Racial Reckoning, Grammys Honor the Black Experience

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mesfin Fekadu | Nov 25
With police brutality continuing to devastate Black families and the coronavirus ravishing Black America disproportionately, the world was driven to the significance of this year's Juneteenth more than ever before.

The Weeknd Criticizes Grammys Over Nominations Snub

The Weeknd Criticizes Grammys Over Nominations Snub

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jonathan Landrum Jr. | Nov 25
The Weeknd angrily slammed the Grammy Awards, calling them "corrupt" after the pop star walked away with zero nominations despite having multiple hits this year.

'America is Back': Biden Pushes Past Trump Era with Nominees

'America is Back': Biden Pushes Past Trump Era with Nominees

NEWS | By Alexandra Jaffe, Matthew Lee and Aamer Madhani | Nov 25
Declaring "America is back," President-elect Joe Biden introduced his national security team, his first substantive offering of how he'll shift from Trump-era "America First" policies by relying on experts from the Democratic establishment.

Keep the Mask: A Vaccine Won't End the US Crisis Right Away

Keep the Mask: A Vaccine Won't End the US Crisis Right Away

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Candice Choi | Nov 25
Despite the expected arrival of COVID-19 vaccines in just a few weeks, it could take several months — probably well into 2021 — before things get back to something close to normal in the U.S.

Restaurant Workers Out of Work Again as Virus Surges

Restaurant Workers Out of Work Again as Virus Surges

NEWS | By Tammy Webber, Daniella Peters, Brian Melley | Nov 25
Waiters and bartenders are being thrown out of work — again — as governors and local officials shut down indoor dining and drinking establishments to combat the nationwide surge in coronavirus infections.


Entertainment

Review: 'The Mystery Of D.B. Cooper' Grips the Imagination

Review: 'The Mystery Of D.B. Cooper' Grips the Imagination

TELEVISION | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 25
HBO delves into "The Mystery of D.B. Cooper" with a new documentary that examines four of the likeliest suspects in the still-unsolved 1971 hijacking of Flight 305.


Finance

Who Will Lead the Travel Industry Rebound in 2021?

Who Will Lead the Travel Industry Rebound in 2021?

Nov 18
With the breaking news this week that Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine shows 95 percent efficacy, the idea of traveling again may be in the not-so-distant future. But who will lead the charge?


Cars

GM: New Batteries Cut Electric Car Costs, Increase Range

GM: New Batteries Cut Electric Car Costs, Increase Range

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Nov 22
General Motors says a pending breakthrough in battery chemistry will cut the price of its electric vehicles so they equal those powered by gasoline within five years.


Travel

Precautions Help Aspen Remain a Destination During Pandemic

Precautions Help Aspen Remain a Destination During Pandemic

By John Marshall | Nov 25
The small town has made people feel safer than in big, crowded cities. Outdoor activities are Aspen's calling card, and the mountains were a perfect place to escape the doldrums of months-long lockdowns.