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DC, Atlanta Mayors Criticize Trump for Comments

DC, Atlanta Mayors Criticize Trump for Comments

NEWS | May 31
The mayors of Washington D.C. and Atlanta say President Donald Trump should start showing leadership on race relations following the death of George Floyd — or consider not saying anything at all.

Toxic Family Feud: Woody Allen Accuses Ronan Farrow of 'Shoddy' Journalism

Toxic Family Feud: Woody Allen Accuses Ronan Farrow of 'Shoddy' Journalism

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Nesti | May 31
Will Ronan Farrow be writing "Daddy Dearest" next?

Police: Trans Man Fatally Shot by Officer After Pointing Gun

Police: Trans Man Fatally Shot by Officer After Pointing Gun

NEWS | May 31
A transgender black man was fatally shot by an officer in Florida after fatally stabbing another man and pointing a gun at the officer, authorities said.

Liberal Warsaw Mayor Injects Suspense into Presidential Vote

Liberal Warsaw Mayor Injects Suspense into Presidential Vote

NEWS | By Monika Scislowska | May 31
Childhood actor. Pro-democracy activist. Avid supporter of the European Union and LGBT rights. Warsaw's liberal mayor Rafal Trzaskowski made a late entry in Poland's presidential election, quickly emerging as the challenger to the conservative incumbent.

Protests Over Police Killings Rage in Dozens of US Cities

Protests Over Police Killings Rage in Dozens of US Cities

NEWS | By Tim Sullivan and Stephen Groves | May 31
Tense protests over the death of George Floyd and other police killings of black people grew Saturday from New York to Tulsa to Los Angeles.

Roam Close to Home: European Tourists Play Safe in Pandemic

Roam Close to Home: European Tourists Play Safe in Pandemic

NEWS | By Frank Jordans, Kerstin Sopke | May 31
About 3 million businesses benefit from Europe's normally wide-open borders, helping make the continent the world's top tourism destination with half of all global arrivals.

What are the Characteristics of Strong Mental Health?

What are the Characteristics of Strong Mental Health?

Mental health and mental illness are not simply two sides of the same coin. Mental health, just like physical health, exists on a spectrum from poor to optimal.

US Cities Fear Protests May Fuel New Wave Of Virus Outbreaks

US Cities Fear Protests May Fuel New Wave Of Virus Outbreaks

NEWS | By Brian Melley and John Seewer | May 30
The massive protests sweeping across U.S. cities following the police killing of a handcuffed black man in Minnesota have elevated fears of a new surge in cases of the coronavirus.

Fox News Reporter Attacked, Chased from Demonstration

Fox News Reporter Attacked, Chased from Demonstration

NEWS | By David Bauder | May 30
A Fox News reporter was pummeled and chased by protesters who had gathered outside the White House early Saturday as part of nationwide unrest following the death of George Floyd.

SpaceX Rocket Ship Blasts Off into Orbit with 2 Americans

SpaceX Rocket Ship Blasts Off into Orbit with 2 Americans

NEWS | By Marcia Dunn | May 30
A rocket ship built by Elon Musk's SpaceX company thundered away from Earth with two Americans on Saturday.


News

Pentagon Ready to Send Troops to Minneapolis if State Asks

Pentagon Ready to Send Troops to Minneapolis if State Asks

NEWS | By James Laporta and Robert Burns | May 30
The Pentagon said Saturday it was ready to provide military help to authorities scrambling to contain unrest in Minneapolis.



Entertainment

Lambda Literary Award Winners to Be Announced June 1

Lambda Literary Award Winners to Be Announced June 1

| By Jim Provenzano | May 30
Considered the Oscars of queer publishing, the annual Lambda Literary Awards will not be held in person, but announced on June 1.



Business

Supreme Court Rejects Challenge to Limits on Church Services

Supreme Court Rejects Challenge to Limits on Church Services

BUSINESS | By Mark Sherman | May 31
A divided Supreme Court on Friday rejected an emergency appeal by a California church that challenged state limits on attendance at worship services.



Technology

Virus Could Lead More States to OK Sports, Online Betting

Virus Could Lead More States to OK Sports, Online Betting

TECHNOLOGY | By Wayne Parry | May 31
The coronavirus pandemic could lead to a quicker expansion of sports betting and internet gambling in the U.S. as states deal with huge budget deficits and look for new tax revenue.



Finance

Congress Said COVID-19 Tests Should be Free, But Who's Paying?

Congress Said COVID-19 Tests Should be Free, But Who's Paying?

HEALTH_FITNESS | By Blake Farmer, Nashville Public Radio | May 26
Hospitals around the country are afraid to send out hundreds of thousands of bills related to COVID-19 testing. That's because Congress mandated there would be no copays and no out-of-pocket costs for patients. But who's paying?



Cars

Nissan Plans to Close Barcelona Factories, 3,000 Jobs Lost

Nissan Plans to Close Barcelona Factories, 3,000 Jobs Lost

CARS | May 28
Spain's government says that Japanese carmaker Nissan Motor Co. has decided to close its manufacturing plants in the northeastern Catalonia region.



Style

An Ode to Mac and Cheese: the Poster Child for Processed Food

An Ode to Mac and Cheese: the Poster Child for Processed Food

STYLE | May 31
The cheap, boxed meal has long been a poster child for processed food. While it's often dismissed as stuff for kids, a lot of grownups secretly savor it.



Health/Fitness

EU Urges Trump to Rethink Cutting Funding to WHO

EU Urges Trump to Rethink Cutting Funding to WHO

NEWS | By David Rising and Martin Crutsinger | May 30
The European Union on Saturday urged U.S. President Donald Trump to rethink his decision to cut American funding for the World Health Organization amid global criticism of the move.



Travel

Hawaii Governor to Extend Traveler Quarantine Past June

Hawaii Governor to Extend Traveler Quarantine Past June

TRAVEL | By Audrey McAvoy | May 30
Hawaii Gov. David Ige on Thursday said he would extend the state's 14-day quarantine requirement for travelers arriving in the state beyond June 30.



Nightlife

Interim Mr. Gay World a Heroic Doctor Who Battled COVID-19

Interim Mr. Gay World a Heroic Doctor Who Battled COVID-19

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | May 28
When Mr. Gay World 2020 had to be put off to next year, the plan was for first runner-up from 2019 to serve an interim term. Then an ironic twist emerged - one with a heroic tinge.