Gay Philadelphia: The Latest

On Sunday, Catholics React to Abuse Report

On Sunday, Catholics React to Abuse Report

NEWS | Aug 20
Some Catholics across the U.S. shaken by the latest revelations of priests sexually abusing children say they will stand behind the church while encouraging efforts to hold leaders accountable.

Cardinal McCarrick Scandal Inflames Debate Over Gay Priests

Cardinal McCarrick Scandal Inflames Debate Over Gay Priests

NEWS | By David Crary | Aug 20
Allegations that disgraced ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick engaged in sex with adult seminarians have inflamed a long-running debate about the presence of gay men in the Roman Catholic priesthood.

Project Uncovering South's Hidden LGBTQ History

Project Uncovering South's Hidden LGBTQ History

NEWS | By Jay Reeves | Aug 20
A new project is documenting the history of LGBTQ people in the Deep South, a region that once all but forced gays, lesbians and others to live in hiding.

Backstreet Boys Fans Treated for Injuries After Storm

Backstreet Boys Fans Treated for Injuries After Storm

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 20
An Oklahoma casino says 14 people suffered cuts and bruises when a powerful rainstorm toppled entrance trusses and disrupted the start of an outdoor concert by the Backstreet Boys.

Avenatti Visits New Hampshire as He Considers 2020 Bid

Avenatti Visits New Hampshire as He Considers 2020 Bid

NEWS | By Rob Wolfe | Aug 20
An attorney who has bedeviled President Donald Trump during the past year over his personal relationships and immigration policies made a presidential pitch of his own to Democratic voters in New Hampshire on Sunday.

Report: MeToo Activist Argento Settled Sex Assault Complaint

Report: MeToo Activist Argento Settled Sex Assault Complaint

NEWS | Aug 20
Italian actress Asia Argento - one of the most prominent activists of the #MeToo movement - recently settled a complaint filed against her by a young actor and musician who said she sexually assaulted him when he was 17, the New York Times reported.

Gretchen Carlson: Miss America's Claims Cost Pageant $75K

Gretchen Carlson: Miss America's Claims Cost Pageant $75K

NEWS | By Wayne Parry | Aug 20
Miss America chairwoman Gretchen Carlson struck back against the reigning Miss America, saying Cara Mund's allegations that Carlson and others have bullied and silenced her has led to the loss of $75,000 in scholarship money for this year's contestants.

Steve Bannon Wants GOP to Rally Behind Trump

Steve Bannon Wants GOP to Rally Behind Trump

NEWS | By Catherine Lucey | Aug 20
Steve Bannon has a dire warning for Republicans - rally around President Donald Trump.

Pope on Sex Abuse: 'We Showed No Care for the Little Ones'

Pope on Sex Abuse: 'We Showed No Care for the Little Ones'

NEWS | By Nicole Winfield | Aug 20
Pope Francis issued a letter to Catholics around the world condemning the "crime" of priestly sexual abuse and its cover-up and demanding accountability, in response to new revelations in the United States of decades of misconduct by the Catholic Church.

Study Reveals Blood Test and New Treatment for Depression

Study Reveals Blood Test and New Treatment for Depression

A major new study by investigators with the Hope for Depression Research Foundation at Rockefeller University shows definitive proof in humans that low blood levels of a naturally-occurring substance, Acetyl-L-Carnitine, can diagnose depression.


News

Giuliani on Hazards of Trump Interview: 'Truth Isn't Truth'

Giuliani on Hazards of Trump Interview: 'Truth Isn't Truth'

NATIONAL | Aug 19
"Truth isn't truth," says President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani, explaining why he's wary about pushing the president into an interview that he says could be a perjury trap.


Entertainment

'Crazy Rich Asians' Shines Bright at the Box Office

'Crazy Rich Asians' Shines Bright at the Box Office

MOVIES | By Lindsey Bahr | Aug 19
Glitz won over guns as the gilded romance "Crazy Rich Asians" debuted at No. 1 in North American theaters this weekend, surpassing industry expectations and beating out action-packed fare like "Mile 22."


Business

 NOT REAL NEWS: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

NOT REAL NEWS: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

CORPORATE | Aug 20
None of these stories is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out. Here are the real facts.


Technology

More Than 1,000 Google Workers Protest Censored China Search

More Than 1,000 Google Workers Protest Censored China Search

PERSONAL TECH | By Ryan Nakashima | Aug 19
More than a thousand Google employees have signed a letter protesting the company's secretive plan to build a search engine that would comply with Chinese censorship.


Finance

9 Expenses to Pack Into Your Moving Budget

9 Expenses to Pack Into Your Moving Budget

HOME | By Lauren Schwahn, NerdWallet | Aug 8
The average cost for a local move from a two-bedroom apartment or three-bedroom house ranges from $400 to $1,000, according to HomeAdvisor's True Cost Guide.


Cars

Edmunds Picks 6 Used Luxury Vehicles Under $36K

Edmunds Picks 6 Used Luxury Vehicles Under $36K

AUTO NEWS | By Will Kaufman | Aug 15
For about the same money or less, you can typically get more interior refinement and comfort, better performance, and a vehicle that generally feels more special.


Health/Fitness

Study Shows PrEP Text Alerts Improve HIV Prevention

Study Shows PrEP Text Alerts Improve HIV Prevention

AIDS | Aug 18
A new study shows success in creating a new system for HIV prevention, examining the use of personalized text messages to alert subjects to take PrEP.


Travel

Study Finds America Has Most Dog-Friendly Parks in the World

Study Finds America Has Most Dog-Friendly Parks in the World

Aug 20
America is home to the most dog-friendly parks on the planet, according to new research. From walks along the Pacific Northwest to bicoastal café hangouts in California and New York, America tops the polls for the most dog-friendly parks in the world.


Nightlife

LGBTQ Art Installation Revealed at Chicago's Northalsted Market Days

LGBTQ Art Installation Revealed at Chicago's Northalsted Market Days

LOCAL EVENTS | Aug 15
The Illinois Office of Tourism debuted a new larger-than-life art installation celebrating its "Amazing for All" LGBTQ and diversity campaign during Northalsted Market Days in Chicago's Boystown neighborhood.