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California Show Explores Warhol's Social, Tech Foreshadowing

California Show Explores Warhol's Social, Tech Foreshadowing

ENTERTAINMENT | By Katie Oyan | May 25
Before Instagram and Facebook, before selfies and filters that perfect selfies, there was Andy Warhol, using his art to imbue friends, family, celebrities — even himself — with a certain mystique.

UK Race to Succeed Theresa May Heats Up with Focus un Brexit

UK Race to Succeed Theresa May Heats Up with Focus un Brexit

NEWS | By Gregory Katz | May 25
The race to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May is heating up, the field of Conservative contenders is quickly growing and the focus is squarely on how to handle Brexit.

State Abortion Bans May Hand Democrats a Political Weapon

State Abortion Bans May Hand Democrats a Political Weapon

NEWS | By Alan Fram | May 25
A flood of laws banning abortions in Republican-run states has handed Democrats a political weapon heading into next year's elections.

At the Spelling Bee, the Most Common Sound us the Toughest

At the Spelling Bee, the Most Common Sound us the Toughest

NEWS | By Ben Nuckols | May 25
The word that knocked runner-up Naysa Modi out of last year's Scripps National Spelling Bee was "Bewusstseinslage" — one of those flashy, impossible-sounding German-derived words that make the audience gasp when they are announced.

Hate Makes a Comeback in the Pacific Northwest

Hate Makes a Comeback in the Pacific Northwest

NEWS | By Nicholas K. Geranios | May 25
Nearly two decades after the Aryan Nations' Idaho compound was demolished, far-right extremists are maintaining a presence in the Pacific Northwest.

AP Fact Check: Trump and a Tale of 2 Sheets of Paper

AP Fact Check: Trump and a Tale of 2 Sheets of Paper

NEWS | By Hope Yen and Calvin Woodward | May 25
President Donald Trump held up and read from a sheet of paper in the Rose Garden this past week as he argued he's been hounded by investigators in the Russia probe for no reason.

Trump Opens State Visit, Needles Japan Over Trade Issues

Trump Opens State Visit, Needles Japan Over Trade Issues

NEWS | By Jill Colvin and Darlene Superville | May 25
President Donald Trump opened a state visit to Japan on Saturday by needling the country over its trade imbalance with the United States. "Maybe that's why you like me so much," he joshed.

Pope: Abortion is Never OK, Equates it to 'Hiring a Hitman'

Pope: Abortion is Never OK, Equates it to 'Hiring a Hitman'

NEWS | By Nicole Winfield | May 25
Pope Francis said Saturday that abortion can never be condoned, even when the fetus is gravely sick or likely to die, and urged doctors and priests to support families to carry such pregnancies to term.

Albinism Pageant in Zimbabwe Joyfully Breaks Down Prejudice

Albinism Pageant in Zimbabwe Joyfully Breaks Down Prejudice

NEWS | By Farai Mutsaka | May 25
About 70,000 of Zimbabwe's estimated 16 million people are born with albinism, according to government figures. They often stand out, making them a subject at times of discrimination, ridicule and dangerously misguided beliefs.

Water Stays in Pipes Longer in Shrinking Cities: A Public Health Challenge

Water Stays in Pipes Longer in Shrinking Cities: A Public Health Challenge

The geographic locations where Americans live are shifting in ways that can negatively affect the quality of their drinking water.


News

Suspect in Utah Shooting Found in Idaho after 2-Day Manhunt

Suspect in Utah Shooting Found in Idaho after 2-Day Manhunt

CRIME | By Keith Ridler and Brady McCombs | May 25
Idaho police captured a man Friday afternoon suspected of shooting and killing a motorist in northern Utah earlier this week after a two-day manhunt.


Business

Liz Weston: Let's Get Real About Health Costs in Retirement

Liz Weston: Let's Get Real About Health Costs in Retirement

FINANCE | By Liz Weston | May 25
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.


Technology

Virtual Reality Helps Police Learn to Interact with Autistic

Virtual Reality Helps Police Learn to Interact with Autistic

PERSONAL TECH | By Michael Balsamo | May 25
An autistic man walks out of a store without paying for a toy he picked up. He's followed by a storekeeper demanding he come back inside. The situation quickly escalates, and police are called.


Finance

Young Homebuyers Scramble as Prices Rise Faster than Incomes

Young Homebuyers Scramble as Prices Rise Faster than Incomes

NATIONAL | By Josh Boak and Larry Fenn | May 25
In the seven years since the housing crash ended, home values in more than three-quarters of U.S. metro areas have climbed faster than incomes, according to an Associated Press analysis of real estate industry data provided by CoreLogic.


Cars

Threat or Promise? E-Auto Boom Could Cost Industry Jobs

Threat or Promise? E-Auto Boom Could Cost Industry Jobs

AUTO NEWS | By David McHugh | May 24
The world's largest carmaker is creating its first all-electric plant and phasing out production of the internal combustion-engine cars built by generations of local workers.


Style

Ralph Lauren Unveils Gender Neutral Pride Collection

Ralph Lauren Unveils Gender Neutral Pride Collection

FASHION | May 25
This year, Polo Ralph Lauren will unveil the Pride capsule collection, a five-piece gender-neutral collection for adults and children.


Health/Fitness

'Here We Go Again': Judge Blocks Mississippi Abortion Ban

'Here We Go Again': Judge Blocks Mississippi Abortion Ban

NATIONAL | By Emily Wagster Pettus | May 25
A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked a Mississippi law that would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, at about six weeks of pregnancy.


Travel

After Shark Attacks, is Cape Cod Ready for Tourists?

After Shark Attacks, is Cape Cod Ready for Tourists?

By Philip Marcelo | May 25
As Cape Cod's tourist season gets underway, there's uncertainty after two shark attacks rattled beachgoers last year and sparked a still unresolved debate about how the vacation destination should respond.


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.