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Trump Demands End to Russia Probes, Walks Out of Dem Meeting

Trump Demands End to Russia Probes, Walks Out of Dem Meeting

NEWS | By Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick | May 22
President Donald Trump abruptly quit a meeting with congressional Democrats Wednesday with a flat declaration he would no longer work with them unless they drop their investigations in the aftermath of the Trump-Russia report.

Donald Trump Jr. has Book Out Later this Year

Donald Trump Jr. has Book Out Later this Year

ENTERTAINMENT | May 22
Donald Trump Jr. has a book coming out later this year featuring his "views and perspectives" on the political scene and his father's presidency.

Watch: An LGBTQ Guide to Vienna

Watch: An LGBTQ Guide to Vienna

TRAVEL | May 22
EuroPride descends on Vienna this June. Here's an insider's look at the city's LGBTQ history.

Watch: 'Drag Race' Stars Alaska & Alyssa Edwards Judge Speedo Contest on 'The Bachelorette'

Watch: 'Drag Race' Stars Alaska & Alyssa Edwards Judge Speedo Contest on 'The Bachelorette'

ENTERTAINMENT | May 22
Things got wild on the latest episode of "The Bachelorette" and of course two stars from "RuPaul's Drag Race" were involved.

Pot 'Legalization 2.0': Social Equity Becomes A Key Question

Pot 'Legalization 2.0': Social Equity Becomes A Key Question

BUSINESS | By Jennifer Peltz | May 22
Advocates for legalizing marijuana have long argued it would strike a blow for social justice after a decades-long drug war that disproportionately targeted minority and poor communities.

As ER Wait Times Grow, More Patients Leave Against Medical Advice

As ER Wait Times Grow, More Patients Leave Against Medical Advice

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Phillip Reese | May 22
Emergency room patients increasingly leave California hospitals against medical advice, and experts say crowded ERs are likely to blame.

Why Quebec Endlessly Beckons Those on a Bicycle

Why Quebec Endlessly Beckons Those on a Bicycle

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Calvin Woodward | May 22
In Montreal each spring, an epic bicycle festival demonstrates how 25,000 people can let the good times roll without bumping into each other too much. 

Biden: Congress Should Protect Abortion Rights, if Necessary

Biden: Congress Should Protect Abortion Rights, if Necessary

BUSINESS | By Bill Barrow | May 22
Reality has set in during the three weeks since President Donald Trump and Democratic congressional leaders agreed to work together on a $2 trillion package to invest in roads, bridges and broadband.

Rights Expert Calls Out Hungary on Refugees, NGOs, Judiciary

Rights Expert Calls Out Hungary on Refugees, NGOs, Judiciary

BUSINESS | By Pablo Gorondi | May 22
Hungary needs to urgently address human rights violations such as the detention of asylum-seekers and the intimidation of civic groups, as well as concerns about judicial independence, according to a report released Tuesday.

Watch: The Jonas Bros Appear on 'Billy on the Street'

Watch: The Jonas Bros Appear on 'Billy on the Street'

ENTERTAINMENT | May 22
The Jonas Brothers are the latest celebs to participate in out comic Billy Eichner's "Billy on the Street."


News

German Port A Battleground for EU's Fragile Political Center

German Port A Battleground for EU's Fragile Political Center

FINANCE | By Frank Jordan | May 22
A new political grouping of nationalist and populist parties is trying to capitalize on voter discontent, vowing to upend the continent's traditional political power structure.


Entertainment

 Review :: Aladdin

Review :: Aladdin

MOVIES | By Sam Cohen | May 22
Guy Ritchie's "Aladdin" is a very lukewarm take on a very old tale. Don't go in expecting a new experience and you won't be disappointed.


Business

Elder Care Homes Rake in Profits As Workers Earn A Pittance

Elder Care Homes Rake in Profits As Workers Earn A Pittance

FINANCE | By Jennifer Gollan | May 22
The profit margins can be huge and, for violators of labor laws, hinge on the widespread exploitation of thousands of caretakers, many of them poor immigrants effectively earning $2 to $3.50 an hour to work around the clock.


Technology

Washington Is 1st State to Allow Composting of Human Bodies

Washington Is 1st State to Allow Composting of Human Bodies

PERSONAL TECH | By Gene Johnson | May 22
Gov. Jay Inslee signed legislation Tuesday making Washington the first state to approve composting as an alternative to burying or cremating human remains.


Finance

Getting Real About Health Costs in Retirement

Getting Real About Health Costs in Retirement

HEALTH | By Liz Weston, NerdWallet | May 21
You won't pay for health care in retirement with one lump sum. That's the way these expenses are often presented, though, and the amounts are terrifying.


Cars

Report: Many Uber, Lyft Drivers Fail to Respond to Recalls

Report: Many Uber, Lyft Drivers Fail to Respond to Recalls

AUTO NEWS | By Cathy Bussewitz | May 22
One out of six Uber and Lyft drivers in the New York City and Seattle areas are driving vehicles with outstanding recalls, according to Consumer Reports.


Style

'Tortilla Movement' Seeks to Restore Mexico's Iconic Food

'Tortilla Movement' Seeks to Restore Mexico's Iconic Food

FOOD/DRINK | By María Teresa Hernández | May 21
As Mexico City's 9 million residents sleep in the pre-dawn darkness, busy hands are already preparing the day's corn tortillas in the small kitchen of Molino El Pujol.


Travel

Cuba Bets on Tourism as Trump Restrictions Take Hold

Cuba Bets on Tourism as Trump Restrictions Take Hold

INTERNATIONAL | By Andrea Rodriguez | May 21
The battle for Cuba's economic future is being waged on its beaches. And at its all-inclusive resorts, dive sites and cobblestoned colonial plazas.


Nightlife

GLSEN Respect Awards @ Cipriani 42nd Street :: May 20, 2019

GLSEN Respect Awards @ Cipriani 42nd Street :: May 20, 2019

PHOTO ALBUMS | May 21
The annual GLSEN Respect Awards were held at Cipriani 42nd Street to honor the work of student leaders, educators, community organizers, influencers, and corporations who serve as exemplary role models and have made an impact on LGBTQ youth.