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As Patent Expires, AHF Calls on Gilead for 90% Price Reduction on Tenofovir-based Drugs, Including Truvada

As Patent Expires, AHF Calls on Gilead for 90% Price Reduction on Tenofovir-based Drugs, Including Truvada

NEWS | Oct 18
AHF called on Gilead Sciences, Inc. to reduce the price of its tenofovir-based drug regimens -- including Truvada -- by as much as 90%.

Frank Ocean Beats Father's $14.5 M Libel Suit

Frank Ocean Beats Father's $14.5 M Libel Suit

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 18
Frank Ocean defeated a $14.5 million lawsuit Tuesday filed by his own father.

Watch: UK Neo-Nazi Leaves White Supremacist Movement, Comes Out as Gay

Watch: UK Neo-Nazi Leaves White Supremacist Movement, Comes Out as Gay

NEWS | Oct 18
A British Neo-Nazi renounced his affiliation with the white supremacist movement and came out as gay in an interview with the U.K.'s Channel 4.

Donna Karan Begs Forgiveness for Harvey Weinstein Remarks

Donna Karan Begs Forgiveness for Harvey Weinstein Remarks

NEWS | Oct 18
Fashion designer Donna Karan is "apologetic from the bottom of my heart" and embarrassed about "stupid" remarks she made last week that suggested sexual harassment victims were "asking for it" by the way they dressed.

US Rep: Trump Says Fallen Soldier Knew What He Signed Up for

US Rep: Trump Says Fallen Soldier Knew What He Signed Up for

NEWS | Oct 18
President Donald Trump told the widow of a soldier killed in an ambush in Niger that her husband "knew what he signed up for," according to a Florida congresswoman who says she heard part of the conversation on speakerphone.

Weinstein's Film Academy Ouster Raises Concerns About Others

Weinstein's Film Academy Ouster Raises Concerns About Others

NEWS | By Lindsey Bahr | Oct 18
Harvey Weinstein has been kicked out of the group that awards the Oscars and his producers guild expulsion is a formality at this point, but now questions are being raised about what to do with others accused of wrongdoing who remain members.

Diana Ross to Perform, be Honored at American Music Awards

Diana Ross to Perform, be Honored at American Music Awards

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 18
Diana Ross will receive a lifetime achievement honor at next month's American Music Awards and will celebrate with a performance on the broadcast next month.

'Project Runway' Fashion Designer Mychael Knight Dies at 39

'Project Runway' Fashion Designer Mychael Knight Dies at 39

NEWS | By Chevel Johnson | Oct 18
Georgia fashion designer Mychael Knight, who was a finalist on the popular TV competition show "Project Runway," died Tuesday at age 39.

Head of Amazon Studios Resigns After Harassment Charge

Head of Amazon Studios Resigns After Harassment Charge

NEWS | By David Bauder | Oct 18
Amazon Studios says it has accepted the resignation of its top executive, Roy Price, following sexual harassment allegations made by a producer on the Amazon series "Man in the High Castle."

Showrunner Alleges Sexual Harassment by Bob Weinstein

Showrunner Alleges Sexual Harassment by Bob Weinstein

NEWS | By Frazier Moore | Oct 18
Spike network is investigating reports of sexual harassment by the brother of disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein against the female showrunner of a series produced by The Weinstein Co. and aired on Spike.


News

Twitter Vows New Crackdown on Hateful, Abusive Tweets

Twitter Vows New Crackdown on Hateful, Abusive Tweets

NATIONAL | Oct 18
Twitter vowed to crack down further on hate speech and sexual harassment, days after CEO Jack Dorsey said in a tweet-storm that the company was "still" not doing enough to protect its users.


Entertainment

 Review :: The Philadelphia Orchestra and Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin
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Review :: The Philadelphia Orchestra and Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin

MUSIC | By Andrew Clark | Oct 11
The Philadelphia Orchestra begins its 118th Season with a program including Beethoven, Brahms, & Bernstein, led by Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin.

 Review :: The Paris Opera

Review :: The Paris Opera

MOVIES | By Roger Walker-Dack | Oct 18
This fly-on-wall behind the scenes documentary of the legendary Paris Opera will delight opera and ballet aficionados, and fascinate others too.


Business

California Wildfires Scorch Marijuana Crops

California Wildfires Scorch Marijuana Crops

CORPORATE | Oct 18
The wildfires wreaking havoc across Northern California have destroyed millions of dollars in marijuana crops ready for harvest on the eve of legalization in the state.


Technology

Doctors Use Patients' Genes to Guide Cancer Care

Doctors Use Patients' Genes to Guide Cancer Care

SCIENCE | Oct 18
Cancer patients increasingly are having their care guided by molecular tumor boards, Experts study the patient's cancer genes and match treatments to mutations that seem to drive the disease.


Finance

An Insider's Look at a Timeshare Pitch

An Insider's Look at a Timeshare Pitch

REAL ESTATE | By Marjorie Miller | Oct 6
I had filled out a form to win a Whole Foods gift certificate. Instead I got a phone call from "Hannah" at FantaSea Resorts congratulating me on winning a travel package.AP Photo/Julio Cortez


Cars

Self-Driving Cars Could Ease Traffic, but Increase Sprawl

Self-Driving Cars Could Ease Traffic, but Increase Sprawl

AUTO NEWS | By Matt O'Brien | Oct 17
A new study inspired by Boston's early experiments with self-driving cars finds that the technology could ease congestion, but might also lead to more cars on the road and further encourage urban sprawl.


Style

Cocktail Culture: Spiced Orchard Pear

Cocktail Culture: Spiced Orchard Pear

FOOD/DRINK | Oct 18
Cold-weather cocktails aren't limited to eggnogs and mulled ciders. And there's an ingredient you may not have considered that is definitely worth adding to your repertoire - scotch.


Health/Fitness

Senators Reach Deal on Resuming Payments to Health Insurers

Senators Reach Deal on Resuming Payments to Health Insurers

NATIONAL | By Alan Fram | Oct 17
Key senators reached a breakthrough deal Tuesday on resuming federal payments to health insurers that President Donald Trump has blocked. Insurers had warned that unless the money is quickly restored, premiums will go up.


Travel

Terror Aboard Indonesia AirAsia Flight

Terror Aboard Indonesia AirAsia Flight

By Rod McGuirk | Oct 17
Passengers on an Indonesia AirAsia flight from Australia to the holiday island of Bali described a panicked flight crew announcing an emergency and oxygen masks dropping from the ceiling after their airliner lost cabin air pressure and rapidly descended.


Nightlife

Orlando Pride : The Most Colorful Parade :: October 14, 2017

Orlando Pride : The Most Colorful Parade :: October 14, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | Oct 17
The Most Colorful Parade is the highlight of Orlando's Come Out With Pride. With Grand Marshal Rebecca Storozuk, Orange County's first transgender sheriff's deputy, the community came together to show their Pride and to support the LGBTQ+ community.