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Nick Cannon Sees Irony in the Way Oscars Handled Kevin Hart

Nick Cannon Sees Irony in the Way Oscars Handled Kevin Hart

ENTERTAINMENT | By Gary Gerard Hamilton | Dec 14
Nick Cannon isn't just defending his friend and fellow comedian Kevin Hart over the Oscars hosting controversy. He's also going after the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences itself.

Michael Cohen Claims Trump Knew Hush Money Payments Wrong

Michael Cohen Claims Trump Knew Hush Money Payments Wrong

NEWS | By Michael Balsamo | Dec 14
Shaken and facing a prison term, President Trump's longtime personal lawyer said Trump directed him to buy the silence of two women during the 2016 campaign because he was concerned their stories of alleged affairs with him "would affect the election."

Beto O'Rourke Still Undecided as 2020 White House Buzz Grows

Beto O'Rourke Still Undecided as 2020 White House Buzz Grows

NEWS | By Will Weissert | Dec 14
When it comes to a 2020 presidential run, Beto O'Rourke is still playing hard to get — even as the buzz around him intensifies.

A Year in Review: The 10 Best Albums of 2018

A Year in Review: The 10 Best Albums of 2018

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Dec 14
Presenting the 10 best albums of 2017, including music from Troye Sivan, Mariah Carey, Robyn and more.

2018 Breakthrough: Hannah Gadsby May Change Stand-Up Game

2018 Breakthrough: Hannah Gadsby May Change Stand-Up Game

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mike Cidoni Lennox | Dec 14
Hannah Gadsby reflects on her 2018 after her stand-up special "Nanette" debuted on Netflix this summer.

Watch: The First Trailer for the 'Downton Abbey' Movie is Here

Watch: The First Trailer for the 'Downton Abbey' Movie is Here

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 14
Get your first taste of the "Downton Abbey" movie right now.

Watch: Both Ariana and Frankie Grande Release New Songs

Watch: Both Ariana and Frankie Grande Release New Songs

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 14
Brother and sister Ariana and Frankie Grande both released new songs this week.

Openly Gay Liberal Polish Political Contender Starts to Lay Out Goals

Openly Gay Liberal Polish Political Contender Starts to Lay Out Goals

NEWS | Dec 14
A prominent left-wing politician aiming to become Poland's prime minister, says he wants to shut down all coal mines operating in the country by 2035, improve health care and end state subsidies to the church.

Watch: Trump Lashes Out at MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski for Anti-Gay Remark, Anchor Apologizes on TV

Watch: Trump Lashes Out at MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski for Anti-Gay Remark, Anchor Apologizes on TV

NEWS | Dec 14
MSNBC's "Morning Joe" cohost Mika Brzezinski is apologizing again after using a crude and anti-gay term to describe Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Her second apology comes after President Donald Trump lashed out against her on Twitter Thursday.

Gay Wrestler Says Charity Won't Accept Donations Because Money Came from Making Porn

Gay Wrestler Says Charity Won't Accept Donations Because Money Came from Making Porn

NEWS | Dec 14
The openly gay Australian wrestler who made headlines for donating money he made from making porn via his OnlyFans account now says the suicide prevention charity has turned down his funds.


News

Business Owners Need to Teach Staffers About Password Safety

Business Owners Need to Teach Staffers About Password Safety

PERSONAL TECH | By Joyce Rosenberg | Dec 14
It may seem obvious: Companies' computers, mobile devices and accounts need secure passwords. But many small business owners don't take the time to educate staffers about these very basic forms of cybersecurity.


Entertainment

 Review :: BalletX Fall Program
Philadelphia, PA

Review :: BalletX Fall Program

THEATRE | By Lewis Whittington | Dec 7
At the Wilma this month, BalletX presented their Fall Series of all premieres with ballets by Dutch choreographer Wubkje Kuindersma, Irish choreographer Marguerite Donlon and Spanish choreographer Cayetano Soto all distinctly different ballets.

 Review :: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Review :: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

MOVIES | By JC Alvarez | Dec 14
High-flying adventure! "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" is not only the best superhero film of the year, it's the best movie — period! You'll be swinging from the rooftops at its ingenuity, artistry and emotionally powerful punch.


Technology

Anti-LGBTQ Republican Sparks Pushback After Vaccine Comment

Anti-LGBTQ Republican Sparks Pushback After Vaccine Comment

SCIENCE | By Kimberlee Kruesi | Dec 14
A Tennessee physician recently elected to Congress received criticism Thursday from top state leaders for alleging without evidence that vaccines may cause autism.


Finance

Secret Santa Pays of Laways at New Jersey Walmart

Secret Santa Pays of Laways at New Jersey Walmart

HOME | Dec 14
Christmas came early this year for some customers at a New Jersey Walmart. The Walmart Supercenter in Pohatcong Township says an anonymous "secret Santa" has paid off all remaining items on layaway.


Cars

Malaysia's Proton Launches 1st SUV with China's Geely

Malaysia's Proton Launches 1st SUV with China's Geely

AUTO NEWS | By Eileen Ng | Dec 13
Malaysian national car maker Proton launched its first SUV on Wednesday in a fresh effort to transform its stale brand and turn around its fortunes.


Style

Christmas Tree Farmers Combat Popularity of Artificial Trees

Christmas Tree Farmers Combat Popularity of Artificial Trees

HOME | By Gillian Flaccus | Dec 13
Between 75 and 80 percent of Americans who have a Christmas tree now have an artificial one, and the $1 billion market for fake trees is growing at about 4 percent a year — even though they can be reused again and again


Health/Fitness

Fitness Friday: 10-Minute Fat-Melting Workout with Ngo Okafo

Fitness Friday: 10-Minute Fat-Melting Workout with Ngo Okafo

FITNESS | Dec 14
Torch fat and get fitter with this quick 10-minute workout developed by two-time Golden Glove Champion Ngo Okafor. This old-school cardio conditioning workout will get you breathing heavy and looking good without any equipment.


Nightlife

Santa Speedo Run @ Sidetrack The Video Bar, Chicago :: December 8, 2018

Santa Speedo Run @ Sidetrack The Video Bar, Chicago :: December 8, 2018

PHOTO ALBUMS | Dec 11
The annual Santa Speedo Run at Sidetrack The Video Bar in Boystown raise record funds for Center on Halsted thanks to sponsors Miller Light, Lyft and Tito's Handmade Vodka. Hosts Debbie Fox & Dixie Lynn Cartwright kept the fun going with prizes and games.