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Guyana Plans to Rescind Old Law Against Cross-Dressing

Monday Jun 14, 2021
Guyana's main transgender group on Monday welcomed plans by the parliament to rescind a law against cross-dressing, saying it has been the source of decades of police and state harassment.

Paris Jackson Says Paparazzi Caused Her Long-Term Trauma

By Mark Kennedy | Monday Jun 14, 2021
Paris Jackson, stopping by "Red Table Talk" for a frank discussion about living under the media glare, reveals she suffers long-term anxiety and trauma from enduring countless camera clicks by paparazzi since she was a child.

Human Rights Officials Denounce Hungary's Anti-LGBTQ Bills

By Bela Szandelszky and Balazs Pivarnyik | Monday Jun 14, 2021
Leading human rights officials urged lawmakers in Hungary on Monday to reject legislation banning any content portraying or promoting homosexuality or sex reassignment to anyone under 18.

'In the Heights' Makes Muted Debut, Edged by 'A Quiet Place'

By Jake Coyle | Monday Jun 14, 2021
Just when a party was poised to break out in movie theaters, the below-expectation debut of "In the Heights" dampened Hollywood's hopes of a swift or smooth recovery at the summer box office.

Prime Peke! Wasabi the Pekingese Wins Westminster Dog Show

By Jennifer Peltz | Monday Jun 14, 2021
The flavor of the year at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show: Wasabi.

Judge Tosses Hospital Workers' Vaccine Requirement Challenge

Monday Jun 14, 2021
A federal judge threw out a lawsuit filed by employees of a Houston hospital system over its requirement that all of its staff be vaccinated against COVID-19.

Novavax: Large Study Finds COVID-19 Shot About 90% Effective

By Linda A. Johnson | Monday Jun 14, 2021
Vaccine maker Novavax said Monday its shot was highly effective against COVID-19 and also protected against variants in a large, late-stage study in the U.S. and Mexico.

As Infections Rise, England Braces for Delay in Reopenings

By Pan Pylas | Monday Jun 14, 2021
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to disappoint many people across England later Monday by saying that restrictions on social contact will remain for a few more weeks because of rising infections.

Ferrari Enters Luxury Fashion Market

By Colleen Barry | Monday Jun 14, 2021
The 74-year-old luxury carmaker launched a new era as a lifestyles brand, with a runway show unveiling its first ready-to-wear collection targeting a younger generation that might not be aware of its Formula One racing pedigree.

As Virus Cases Wane, Governors Weigh Ending Emergency Orders

By David E. Lieb | Sunday Jun 13, 2021
About half the states had emergency orders set to expire before the Fourth of July. And over a dozen additional states have open-ended emergency orders, which could be canceled at any time by governors.

Leslie Grace Lives Full-Circle Moment 'In the Heights'

By Sigal Ratner-Arias | Sunday Jun 13, 2021
Like her Nina character in "In The Heights," Leslie Grace says she's struggled to fit in as an Afro-Latino woman and artist.

French Open Defends 'Pragmatic' Stance in Osaka Dealings

By Samuel Petrequin | Sunday Jun 13, 2021
French Open organizers said they took a "pragmatic" approach in their dealings with four-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka earlier in the tournament, insisting they tried to engage with her several times before she decided to withdraw.

Travel Rebound: 2 Million People Go Through US Airports

By David Koenig | Sunday Jun 13, 2021
The airline industry's recovery from the pandemic passed a milestone as more than 2 million people streamed through U.S. airport security checkpoints on Friday for the first time since early March 2020.

Big-winning Whippet, Pekingese Face Off at Westminster Show

By Jennifer Peltz | Sunday Jun 13, 2021
The Westminster Kennel Club dog show finals are shaping up to be a clash of canine titans.

Victims of Pulse Nightclub Massacre Remembered 5 Years Later

Sunday Jun 13, 2021
The 49 people killed in a mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Florida were honored in Orlando and around the world on Saturday, the fifth anniversary of the attack.

Biden to Name Pulse Nightclub a National Memorial

By Josh Boak | Saturday Jun 12, 2021
President Joe Biden said on the fifth anniversary of a mass shooting at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida, that he will sign a bill naming the site as a national memorial.

Rash of Mass Shootings Stirs US Fears Heading Into Summer

By Kathleen Foody | Saturday Jun 12, 2021
Two people were killed and at least 30 others were wounded in overnight mass shootings in three states, authorities said Saturday, stoking concerns that a spike in U.S. gun violence during the coronavirus pandemic could continue as summer dawns.

Tire Tracks Mar Reno's Rainbow-Colored Sidewalk

Saturday Jun 12, 2021
City workers in Reno plan to keep repairing a rainbow-colored Pride Month crosswalk that was marred by tire tracks after it was painted this week under the Reno Arch, while police investigate the damage as a property destruction crime.

Edmunds: Consider Leasing When New Car Prices Soar

By Ronald Montoya of Edmunds | Saturday Jun 12, 2021
Leasing a car now provides a number of advantages over a traditional financed purchase. To start with, you don't have to put as much money down.

Richard Branson Marks Opening of Virgin Hotel in Las Vegas

Saturday Jun 12, 2021
Billionaire businessman and investor Richard Branson marked the opening Thursday of the new Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, promoting weekend events that kicked off with a show headlined by Christina Aguilera.

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