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How US-China Trade Deal Achieved a Little but Left Out a Lot

How US-China Trade Deal Achieved a Little but Left Out a Lot

NEWS | By Paul Wiseman and Kevin Freking | Dec 14
The limited trade deal that the Trump administration and Beijing announced Friday means Americans will avoid a holiday tax increase on imported toys, clothing and smartphones.

Houses of Worship Attacked with Deadly Frequency in 2019

Houses of Worship Attacked with Deadly Frequency in 2019

NEWS | By David Crary | Dec 14
2019 was a year where attacks on places of worship occurred with relentless frequency.

Justices to Take Up Dispute Over Subpoenas for Trump Records

Justices to Take Up Dispute Over Subpoenas for Trump Records

NEWS | By Mark Sherman | Dec 14
The Supreme Court said Friday it will hear President Donald Trump's pleas to keep his tax, bank and financial records private, a major confrontation between the president and Congress that also could affect the 2020 presidential campaign.

Art Basel 2019 @ Pridelines

Art Basel 2019 @ Pridelines

NIGHTLIFE | Dec 14
Pridelines, a center for all LGBTQ youth, adults and allies, hosted their first art week event at this year's Art Basel Miami.

AP Fact Check: Trump's Impeachment Rage, Bloomberg on Coal

AP Fact Check: Trump's Impeachment Rage, Bloomberg on Coal

NEWS | By Hope Yen, Christopher Rugaber and Ellen Knickmeyer | Dec 14
As near-certain impeachment closes in on him, President Donald Trump raged at his accusers, the Democrats.

Mike Ruiz Birthday Party @ The Ritz Bar NYC :: December 12, 2019

Mike Ruiz Birthday Party @ The Ritz Bar NYC :: December 12, 2019

NIGHTLIFE | Dec 14
Celebrity photographer Mike Ruiz celebrated his birthday at Ritz Bar in NYC with a star-studded event, featuring Martha Wash, Deborah Cox, Ultra Nate, and many more. The event doubled as a fundraiser for the Ali Forney Center to help homeless LGBT youth.

Tips for Using Flexible Spending Dollars Before Year's End

Tips for Using Flexible Spending Dollars Before Year's End

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Linda B. Johnson | Dec 14
Still have money set aside for medical expenses that you need to spend by the end of the year? There are plenty of ways to meet the deadline for flexible spending accounts.

Iowa Democrats Worry 'Medicare for All' Hurts Key Industry

Iowa Democrats Worry 'Medicare for All' Hurts Key Industry

NEWS | By Alexandra Jaffe | Dec 14
Kim Motl doesn't work in the health insurance industry. But her friends and neighbors do.

Wild Week' as Washington Works Amid Impeachment

Wild Week' as Washington Works Amid Impeachment

NEWS | By Jill Colvin and Zeke Miller | Dec 14
President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi don't see eye-to-eye on much these days, but in the throes of impeachment, they're in lockstep on the desire to close out the year by checking off items on their to-do lists.

Cries of Abuse in Catholic Church Start to be Heard in Japan

Cries of Abuse in Catholic Church Start to be Heard in Japan

NEWS | By Yuri Kageyama | Dec 14
A handful of people who have gone public as survivors of Catholic clergy sexual abuse in Japan, where values of conformity and harmony have resulted in a strong code of silence.


News

Boris Johnson Heads North to Celebrate Crushing Election Win

Boris Johnson Heads North to Celebrate Crushing Election Win

INTERNATIONAL | By Mike Corder and Jill Lawless | Dec 14
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was heading to northern England on Saturday to meet newly elected Conservative Party lawmakers in the working class heartland that turned its back on the opposition Labour Party in this week's election.


Entertainment

 Review :: Uncut Gems

Review :: Uncut Gems

MOVIES | By Sam Cohen | Dec 13
The Adam Sandler-starring "Uncut Gems" is one of the best films of the year and further cements the Safdie Brothers as two of the most important filmmakers currently working.


Technology

Reports: FTC May Try to Block Facebook from Integrating Apps

Reports: FTC May Try to Block Facebook from Integrating Apps

PERSONAL TECH | Dec 14
Facebook's stock dropped almost 3% in regular trading after news reports suggested that the FTC may take antitrust action to prevent Facebook from integrating its disparate messaging apps.


Finance

Picking Health Insurance Can be Hard. Here's How to be Smart About It

Picking Health Insurance Can be Hard. Here's How to be Smart About It

HEALTH | By Dan Weissmann | Dec 11
It's open enrollment — time to pick next year's insurance — for folks who buy it on their own and for many of us in our jobs. Lots of us aren't sure we know how to pick, and research shows: We're not wrong.


Health/Fitness

Mass Opioid Use is 'Destabilizing' World's Poorest Nations

Mass Opioid Use is 'Destabilizing' World's Poorest Nations

INTERNATIONAL | By Emily Schmall, Claire Galofaro | Dec 13
Mass abuse of the opioid tramadol spans continents, from India to Africa to the Middle East, creating international havoc some experts blame on a loophole in narcotics regulation and a miscalculation of the drug's danger.


Nightlife

Art Basel 2019 Art Gaysel @ The Hotel Gaythering

Art Basel 2019 Art Gaysel @ The Hotel Gaythering

PHOTO ALBUMS | Dec 13
The Hotel Gaythering held an Art Basel show called Art Gaysel, featuring thirty-plus artists, each in their own room which is actually a gallery or a store.