Gay Philadelphia: The Latest

'First Man' Blasts Off Behind 'Venom,' 'A Star Is Born'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Oct 14
The Neil Armstrong film "First Man" settled for a third-place landing at the North American box office in its opening weekend in theaters.

GOP Pins Hopes for Keeping Ryan's Wisconsin Seat on Ryan 2.0

GOP Pins Hopes for Keeping Ryan's Wisconsin Seat on Ryan 2.0

NEWS | By Todd Richmond | Oct 14
Ironworker Randy Bryce spent months gearing up to try to unseat House Speaker Paul Ryan in November's election, cleverly cultivating an "Iron Stache" persona for a candidacy that was as colorful as it was unlikely.

Trump on Rally Blitz as He Tries to Stave Off Dem Gains

Trump on Rally Blitz as He Tries to Stave Off Dem Gains

NEWS | By Jill Colvin | Oct 14
President Donald Trump gazes out over his rally crowd and looses a stream of insults with a theatrical flourish and playful grin. He jabs at Cory Booker the "disaster" mayor, Elizabeth Warren the "Pocahontas" pretender and "sleepy" Joe Biden.

In Kentucky, Trump Rallies Voters While Praising McConnell

In Kentucky, Trump Rallies Voters While Praising McConnell

NEWS | By Darlene Superville | Oct 14
President Donald Trump heaped praise on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, crediting the veteran Kentucky lawmaker's political toughness and acumen during the ugly battle that concluded with Brett Kavanaugh becoming a Supreme Court justice.

Trump Celebrates Return of American Pastor from Turkey

Trump Celebrates Return of American Pastor from Turkey

NEWS | By Darlene Superville and Zeke Miller | Oct 14
President Donald Trump welcomed American pastor Andrew Brunson to the Oval Office, celebrating his release from nearly two years of confinement in Turkey that had sparked a diplomatic row with a key ally and outcry from U.S. evangelical groups.

Polish Police Use Tear Gas to Protect Gay Rights March

Polish Police Use Tear Gas to Protect Gay Rights March

NEWS | By Monika Scislowska | Oct 13
Polish police used tear gas and a water cannon Saturday against right-wing extremists who were trying to block the first equality parade in the city of Lublin in eastern Poland.

Pope Defrocks 2 More Chilean Priests Accused of Sex Abuse

Pope Defrocks 2 More Chilean Priests Accused of Sex Abuse

NEWS | Oct 13
Pope Francis on Saturday defrocked two more Chilean prelates accused of sexually abusing minors, and to show greater transparency about how he's responding to the church's global sex abuse crisis, the pontiff publicly explained why they were removed.

Getting Better: Beatles' 'Sgt. Pepper' Named Top Album in UK

Getting Better: Beatles' 'Sgt. Pepper' Named Top Album in UK

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 13
The Beatles' psychedelic masterwork "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" has been named the most popular British album in history.

Thousands Protest in Berlin Against Racism, Discrimination

Thousands Protest in Berlin Against Racism, Discrimination

NEWS | Oct 13
Thousands of people are demonstrating in Berlin against racism and discrimination, a protest that comes amid concern about an increasingly confident far right.

At Ohio Rally, Trump Takes Another Victory Lap

At Ohio Rally, Trump Takes Another Victory Lap

NEWS | By Jonathan Lemire | Oct 13
President Donald Trump took a victory lap in Ohio on Friday, touting a "really historic week for America" that began with the installation of his second Supreme Court justice and concluded with the release of an American detained in Turkey.


News

Mixed Views on Hate Crime Law Bearing Matthew Shepard's Name

Mixed Views on Hate Crime Law Bearing Matthew Shepard's Name

CRIME | By David Crary | Oct 13
Twenty years after Matthew Shepard's death , the federal hate crimes law bearing his name is viewed with mixed feelings by LGBT and anti-violence organizations that lobbied over nearly a decade for its passage.


Entertainment

Lena Dunham's HBO Comedy 'Camping,' Starring Jennifer Garner, is a Bad Trip

Lena Dunham's HBO Comedy 'Camping,' Starring Jennifer Garner, is a Bad Trip

TELEVISION | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 13
"Camping," the new HBO comedy from "Girls" creators Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner, debuts Sunday and stars Jennifer Garner as an overbearing and super-controlling wife and mom.


Business

West Texas an 'Extraction Colony' as Oil, Gas Exports Surge

CORPORATE | By Kiah Collier of The Texas Tribune and Jamie Smith Hopkins and Rachel Levin of the Center for Public Integrity | Oct 14
Drilling booms have come and gone in this oil town for nearly a century. But the frenzy gripping it now is different - and overwhelming.


Technology

Legacy of Biosphere 2 Lives On in Singular Research Space

Legacy of Biosphere 2 Lives On in Singular Research Space

SCIENCE | By Anita Snow | Oct 14
Today, Biosphere 2 is a different kind of place, a University of Arizona site where researchers from around the world can study everything from the effects of the ocean's acidification on coral to ways of ensuring food security.


Finance

Staying Warm This Winter May Cost More for American Families

Staying Warm This Winter May Cost More for American Families

HOME | By David Sharp | Oct 13
The cost of staying warm this winter is going to grow for the average American, and it's going to be especially painful for those who rely on heating oil, a federal agency said.


Cars

European Officials Seek Tougher Emissions Rules for Cars

AUTO NEWS | By David McHugh | Oct 11
European Union officials are working on tougher car emissions standards aimed at fighting global warming — but which the auto industry cautions could hurt workers and consumers.


Style

Israeli Frankincense Farmer Cashes In on Rare Honey

Israeli Frankincense Farmer Cashes In on Rare Honey

CORPORATE | By Ilon Ben Zion | Oct 13
An Israeli farmer has cashed in by making exotic honey from a rare tree that produces frankincense — the resin once worth its weight in gold and venerated in the Bible.


Health/Fitness

Dementia and Guns: When Should Doctors Intervene?

Dementia and Guns: When Should Doctors Intervene?

HEALTH | By Melissa Bailey | Oct 12
Some patients refuse to answer. Many doctors don't ask. As the number of Americans with dementia rises, health professionals are grappling with when and how to pose the question: "Do you have guns at home?"


Nightlife

Gay Days Anaheim Plunge! Pool Party :: October 7, 2018

Gay Days Anaheim Plunge! Pool Party :: October 7, 2018

PHOTO ALBUMS | Oct 12
Many people came together to take the Plunge at Gay Days Anaheim's annual pool party. There was a pirate, mermaids, cool drinks and fun friends. Check out these photos.