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Kevin Spacey Faces Civil Trial on Sexual Assault Claims

Kevin Spacey Faces Civil Trial on Sexual Assault Claims

ENTERTAINMENT | By Larry Neumeister | Oct 6

Kevin Spacey heads to court to defend himself in a lawsuit filed by Anthony Rapp, the actor who in 2017 made the first in a string of sexual misconduct allegations that left the star's career in tatters.

Colorado Baker Fighting Ruling over Gender Transition Cake

Colorado Baker Fighting Ruling over Gender Transition Cake

NEWS | By Colleen Slevin | Oct 6

The Colorado baker who won a partial Supreme Court victory after refusing on religious grounds to make a gay couple's wedding cake a decade ago is challenging a separate ruling.

Celebrating Our Favorite Halloween TV Episodes

Celebrating Our Favorite Halloween TV Episodes

ENTERTAINMENT | By Shawn Laib | Oct 5

Spooky season is upon us once again, which means it's time for us to revisit our favorite Halloween episodes to get in a trick-or-treating mood.

Pete Buttigieg Has the Perfect Response to Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene's Outlandish Comment

Pete Buttigieg Has the Perfect Response to Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene's Outlandish Comment

NEWS | By Emell Adolphus | Oct 5

Pete Buttigieg was cool, calm and collected during a recent appearance on Fox News when he was asked to respond to an outlandish statement from Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.).

Watch: The Moment Josh Cavallo Came Out as Gay to Teammates

Watch: The Moment Josh Cavallo Came Out as Gay to Teammates

NEWS | By Emell Adolphus | Oct 5

Adelaide United star Josh Cavallo, the Australian footballer, shared some emotional words in the team locker room and was embraced by his teammates.

Queering Cinema: Dame Camp and 'Dead Ringer'

Queering Cinema: Dame Camp and 'Dead Ringer'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Nesti | Oct 5

The movie star most associated with 'camp' is Bette Davis. And she's way over the top in 'Dead Ringer,' where she plays twins, one bad, the other worse.

Leonard Bernstein Celebrated by Boston Symphony This Week with Two Works

Leonard Bernstein Celebrated by Boston Symphony This Week with Two Works

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 5

Leonard Bernstein has had a long history with the Boston Symphony Orchestra. At this week's concerts, musical director Andris Nelsons leads two of his better-known orchestral works.

Handball Player Lucas Krzikalla Says 'I'm Gay' — First Active German Sports Professional to Come Out

Handball Player Lucas Krzikalla Says 'I'm Gay' — First Active German Sports Professional to Come Out

NEWS | Oct 5

German handball player Lucas Krzikalla came out this week, making him the first active professional sports figure from his country to do so.

Watch: Iowa TV Reporter Reintroduces Herself to Viewers... as a Trans Woman

Watch: Iowa TV Reporter Reintroduces Herself to Viewers... as a Trans Woman

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 5

A reporter on a Des Moines-area TV news channel came out as transgender in an interview that introduced her all over again to viewers.

Oklahoma Sports 'Biological Sex Affidavit' Raises Questions

Oklahoma Sports 'Biological Sex Affidavit' Raises Questions

NEWS | By Cliff Brunt | Oct 5

Oklahoma public school athletes, from kindergarten to college, are now required to submit a "biological sex affidavit." The form — part of a law its author says is aimed at ensuring teams allow only cisgender females — asks what sex a student was at birth

News

Gay Porn Model a Suspect in 2010 'Execution-Style' Killing

Gay Porn Model a Suspect in 2010 'Execution-Style' Killing

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 5

Police have arrested a gay porn model in a South Florida murder case over a decade old. The case against the subject is rife with allegations of jealously and group sex.

Entertainment

Jake Lacy Becomes a Lead after Years of Supporting Roles

Jake Lacy Becomes a Lead after Years of Supporting Roles

ENTERTAINMENT | By Alicia Rancilio | Oct 6

While most people slowed down during the pandemic, Jake Lacy's schedule accelerated. It began with filming "The White Lotus" for HBO, and continues in the Peacock limited series "A Friend of the Family."

Business

Twitter under Musk? Most of the Plans Are a Mystery

Twitter under Musk? Most of the Plans Are a Mystery

BUSINESS | By Barbara Ortutay | Oct 6

A super app called X? A bot-free free speech haven? These are some of Elon Musk's mysterious plans for Twitter, now that he may be buying the company after all.

Technology

Former Uber Security Chief Guilty of Data Breach Coverup

Former Uber Security Chief Guilty of Data Breach Coverup

TECHNOLOGY | Oct 6

The former chief security officer for Uber was convicted Wednesday of trying to cover up a 2016 data breach in which hackers accessed tens of millions of customer records from the ride-hailing service.

Finance

Can Biden Save Democracy One U.S. Factory Job at a Time?

Can Biden Save Democracy One U.S. Factory Job at a Time?

FINANCE | By Josh Boak | Oct 5

President Joe Biden is working to create a manufacturing revival — even helping to put factory jobs in Republican territory under the belief it can restore faith in U.S. democracy.

Cars

Biden Pledge to Make Federal Fleet Electric Faces Slow Start

Biden Pledge to Make Federal Fleet Electric Faces Slow Start

CARS | By Hope Yen, Matthew Daly, and David Sharp | Oct 3

Biden last year directed the U.S. government to purchase only American-made, zero-emission passenger cars by 2027 and electric versions of other vehicles by 2035.

Style

Louis Vuitton's 'Blow Up' Show Caps Energetic Fashion Season

Louis Vuitton's 'Blow Up' Show Caps Energetic Fashion Season

STYLE | By Thomas Adamson | Oct 5

The funfair lights at Louis Vuitton shone as brightly as the starry front row Tuesday for the vibrant and infectious spring collection from Nicolas Ghesquiere that capped Paris Fashion Week.

Health/Fitness

Arizona Clinic has Workaround for Abortion Pill Ban

Arizona Clinic has Workaround for Abortion Pill Ban

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Bob Christie | Oct 4

A Phoenix abortion clinic has come up with a way for patients who can end their pregnancy using a pill to get the medication quickly without running afoul of a resurrected Arizona law that bans most abortions.

Travel

Missing Snow Puts Famed New Zealand Ski Areas on Precipice

Missing Snow Puts Famed New Zealand Ski Areas on Precipice

TRAVEL | By Nick Perry | Oct 6

New Zealand's Tūroa ski area is usually a white wonderland at this time of year. The ski area was forced to close for the season this week, three weeks earlier than planned.