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Anti-Black, Gay, Asian Bias Fuel California Hate Crime Surge

Anti-Black, Gay, Asian Bias Fuel California Hate Crime Surge

CRIME | Jun 29, 2022

Hate crimes driven by homophobia and racism resulted in a 33% surge in reported incidents in California last year.

DeBose, Kotsur, Eilish Among 397 Invited to Film Academy

DeBose, Kotsur, Eilish Among 397 Invited to Film Academy

MOVIES | By Lindsey Bahr | Jun 29, 2022

Recent Oscar winners Ariana DeBose, Troy Kotsur and Billie Eilish are among the 397 individuals who have been invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

China's Baidu Races Waymo, GM to Develop Self-Driving Cars

China's Baidu Races Waymo, GM to Develop Self-Driving Cars

AUTO NEWS | By Joe McDonald | Jun 29, 2022

Baidu is China's highest-profile competitor in a multibillion-dollar race with rival autonomous vehicle developers including Alphabet Inc.'s Waymo and General Motors Co.'s Cruise.

FDA Advisers Recommend Updating COVID Booster Shots for Fall

FDA Advisers Recommend Updating COVID Booster Shots for Fall

HEALTH | By Lauran Neergaard and Matthew Perrone | Jun 29, 2022

At least some U.S. adults may get updated COVID-19 shots this fall, as government advisers voted Tuesday that it's time to tweak booster doses to better match the most recent virus variants.

Woody Allen Mulls End of Career, Talks with Alec Baldwin

Woody Allen Mulls End of Career, Talks with Alec Baldwin

MOVIES | Jun 29, 2022

Woody Allen told Alec Baldwin during a live interview Tuesday on Instagram that he is mulling ending his movie-making career, saying directing has lost its luster.

FTC Sues Walmart for Scammers' Use of Money Transfer Unit

FTC Sues Walmart for Scammers' Use of Money Transfer Unit

BUSINESS | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Jun 29, 2022

The Federal Trade Commission said Tuesday that it has sued Walmart for allegedly allowing its money transfer services to be used by scam artists who stole "hundreds of millions of dollars" from customers.

New York's 1st Legal Marijuana Crop Sprouts Under the Sun

New York's 1st Legal Marijuana Crop Sprouts Under the Sun

BUSINESS | By Michael Hall | Jun 29, 2022

In a novel move, New York gave 203 hemp growers first shot at cultivating marijuana destined for legal sales, which could start by the end of the year. Big indoor growers are expected to join later.

NYC Pride March Part Two :: June 26, 2022

NYC Pride March Part Two :: June 26, 2022

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jun 29, 2022

There was so much going on at this year's NYC Pride March that we could not fit it all into one album. We hope enjoy part two from this fantastic parade.

Instagram Hides Some Posts that Mention Abortion

Instagram Hides Some Posts that Mention Abortion

PERSONAL TECH | By Amanda Seitz | Jun 29, 2022

Instagram is blocking posts that mention abortion from public view, in some cases requiring its users to confirm their age before letting them view posts that offer up information about the procedure.

Millennial Money: Getting Therapy when Cost is a Barrier

Millennial Money: Getting Therapy when Cost is a Barrier

FINANCE | By Sara Rathner | Jun 29, 2022

There are multiple ways to access care at a variety of price points, including telehealth options.

Siemens Investing in Volkswagen's Electrify America

Siemens Investing in Volkswagen's Electrify America

AUTO NEWS | Jun 29, 2022

The German industrial company Siemens will invest more than $100 million in a network of electric vehicle charging stations in North America operated by Volkswagen.

Podcast Dramas Morph to TV Shows in Hollywood Reappraisal

Podcast Dramas Morph to TV Shows in Hollywood Reappraisal

TELEVISION | By Lynn Elber | Jun 29, 2022

If you're glued to a scripted podcast drama, you may be auditioning a potential TV series — a result of Hollywood's demand for small-screen material.

Airbnb Makes Global Party Ban Permanent, Saying It Works

Airbnb Makes Global Party Ban Permanent, Saying It Works

TRAVEL | Jun 29, 2022

Airbnb is making permanent its ban on parties at homes listed on the site for short-term rentals.

US Officials Announce More Steps Against Monkeypox Outbreak

US Officials Announce More Steps Against Monkeypox Outbreak

NATIONAL | By Mike Stobbe | Jun 28, 2022

Reacting to a surprising and growing monkeypox outbreak, U.S. health officials on Tuesday expanded the group of people recommended to get vaccinated against the monkeypox virus.

Watch: Man Arrested After Flashing Gun Outside of Florida Gay Bar

Watch: Man Arrested After Flashing Gun Outside of Florida Gay Bar

CRIME | By Emell Adolphus | Jun 28, 2022

A man arrested after flashing gun outside of Florida gay bar. According to a police report, the man flashed a fully loaded firearm with one round in the chamber outside of Gym Bar in Florida's Wilton Manors neighborhood.

Is This Judy Garland's Most Meta Moment?

Is This Judy Garland's Most Meta Moment?

CELEBRITIES | Jun 28, 2022

In her final film, "I Can Go On Singing," Judy Garland became very meta when describing her character's problems.

NYC Pride March Part One :: June 26, 2022

NYC Pride March Part One :: June 26, 2022

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jun 28, 2022

The sun was shining, the crowds were out, the people were happy and supportive as they celebrated at the NYC Pride March.

MasterBeat @ Terminal 5 NYC :: June 25, 2022

MasterBeat @ Terminal 5 NYC :: June 25, 2022

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jun 28, 2022

MasterBeat celebrated NYC Pride with a Summer Camp theme at Terminal 5 with legendary DJ Abel.

Stressed? Try Plant-based 'Feel Free' for Relief

Stressed? Try Plant-based 'Feel Free' for Relief

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jun 28, 2022

Stressed? Feel Free, from Botanic Tonics, offers a plant-based, wellness product for relief. Made from ancient South Pacific and Southeast Asian plants that promotes feelings of ease and comfort, bliss and euphoria.

The Clever Way 'Shadowhunters' Actor Luke Baines Came Out

The Clever Way 'Shadowhunters' Actor Luke Baines Came Out

NEWS | By Emell Adolphus | Jun 28, 2022

"Shadowhunters" actor Luke Baines uses the shadows to come out on Instagram. The English-born, Australian actor shared a sweet and simple Instagram message that made clever use of the shadows in celebration of Pride Month.

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