Gay Portland: The Latest

Boy Scouts' Money Struggles: Is Bankruptcy an Option?

Boy Scouts' Money Struggles: Is Bankruptcy an Option?

NEWS | By David Crary | Dec 14
The Boy Scouts of America deflected questions about a report suggesting it is considering seeking bankruptcy protection, though the head of the organization said it is exploring "all options" as it tries to stay afloat while facing sexual abuse lawsuits.

Spanish Prosecutors File Tax Evasion Charges Against Shakira

Spanish Prosecutors File Tax Evasion Charges Against Shakira

NEWS | Dec 14
Spanish prosecutors are charging pop music star Shakira with tax evasion, alleging she failed to pay more than 14.5 million euros ($16.3 million) between 2012 and 2014.

Kanye Reignites Drake Feud on Twitter, Alleges Threats

Kanye Reignites Drake Feud on Twitter, Alleges Threats

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 14
Kanye West is not sending Christmas cheer to Drake.

Dutch Court Upholds Maximum Sentence for Cyberbully

Dutch Court Upholds Maximum Sentence for Cyberbully

NEWS | Dec 14
A Dutch appeals court has upheld a prison sentence of nearly 11 years for a man convicted of cyberbullying dozens of young women and gay men around the world.

Pick Your Pleasure: Elevation Ski Week Expands to Third Location

Pick Your Pleasure: Elevation Ski Week Expands to Third Location

NEWS | Nov 26
Elevation Ski Weeks return with the addition of Elevation Tremblant in Quebec, along with favorite events in Utah and Mammoth.

The Ups and Downs of Flying with Emotional Support Animals

The Ups and Downs of Flying with Emotional Support Animals

BUSINESS | By Christine Calder | Dec 14
The Department of Transportation has been considering new guidelines for flying with emotional support animals since spring 2018, but it doesn't look like those guidelines will be ready in time for the holiday travel season.

Watch: Kelly Clarkson Backs Lip-Synching Mom Who Embarrassed Son

Watch: Kelly Clarkson Backs Lip-Synching Mom Who Embarrassed Son

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 14
Kelly Clarkson is sending some love to the mom who was captured lip-syncing on a fan cam while her son dove for cover in his hoodie.

In 'Beale Street,' a Radiant Portrait of Young Black Love

In 'Beale Street,' a Radiant Portrait of Young Black Love

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Dec 14
In "If Beale Street Could Talk," which opens in limited release Friday, Barry Jenkins sought to capture an experience of love that has seldom been seen on screen, just as it had been seldom inked when Baldwin published his Harlem-set 1974 novel.

Oscar-Nominated Actress Sondra Locke Dies at 74

Oscar-Nominated Actress Sondra Locke Dies at 74

NEWS | By Andrew Dalton | Dec 14
Actress and director Sondra Locke, who was nominated for an Academy Award for her first film role in 1968's "The Heart is a Lonely Hunter" and went on to co-star in six films with Clint Eastwood, has died.

CBS Settled with Dushku Over 'Bull' Star's Sexual Comments

CBS Settled with Dushku Over 'Bull' Star's Sexual Comments

NEWS | Dec 14
CBS reached a $9.5 million confidential settlement last year with actress Eliza Dushku after on-set sexual comments from Michael Weatherly, star of the network's show "Bull," made her uncomfortable when she was beginning a run as a recurring character.


News

Trump's Search for a New Chief of Staff has Reality TV Feel

Trump's Search for a New Chief of Staff has Reality TV Feel

NATIONAL | By Catherine Lucey and Jonathan Lemire | Dec 14
Serious contenders are hiding from view. Celebrity hangers-on are applying via Twitter. Fresh names circulate practically on the hour. And the man in charge is stoking much of the confusion.


Entertainment

 Review :: Capernaum (Chaos)

Review :: Capernaum (Chaos)

MOVIES | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 14
Rank this film with the likes of H├ęctor Babenco's "Pixote." It's got punch, and, for the sake of our young, it deserves to be seen, understood, and taken seriously by the so-called adults in the room.


Technology

Iran Hackers Hunt Nuclear Workers, U.S. Targets

Iran Hackers Hunt Nuclear Workers, U.S. Targets

PERSONAL TECH | By Raphael Satter | Dec 14
As U.S. President Donald Trump re-imposed harsh economic sanctions on Iran last month, hackers scrambled to break into personal emails of American officials tasked with enforcing them.


Cars

Malaysia's Proton Launches 1st SUV with China's Geely

Malaysia's Proton Launches 1st SUV with China's Geely

AUTO NEWS | By Eileen Ng | Dec 13
Malaysian national car maker Proton launched its first SUV on Wednesday in a fresh effort to transform its stale brand and turn around its fortunes.


Style

Christmas Tree Farmers Combat Popularity of Artificial Trees

Christmas Tree Farmers Combat Popularity of Artificial Trees

HOME | By Gillian Flaccus | Dec 13
Between 75 and 80 percent of Americans who have a Christmas tree now have an artificial one, and the $1 billion market for fake trees is growing at about 4 percent a year — even though they can be reused again and again


Health/Fitness

Fitness Friday: 10-Minute Fat-Melting Workout with Ngo Okafo

Fitness Friday: 10-Minute Fat-Melting Workout with Ngo Okafo

FITNESS | Dec 14
Torch fat and get fitter with this quick 10-minute workout developed by two-time Golden Glove Champion Ngo Okafor. This old-school cardio conditioning workout will get you breathing heavy and looking good without any equipment.


Nightlife

Santa Speedo Run @ Sidetrack The Video Bar, Chicago :: December 8, 2018

Santa Speedo Run @ Sidetrack The Video Bar, Chicago :: December 8, 2018

PHOTO ALBUMS | Dec 11
The annual Santa Speedo Run at Sidetrack The Video Bar in Boystown raise record funds for Center on Halsted thanks to sponsors Miller Light, Lyft and Tito's Handmade Vodka. Hosts Debbie Fox & Dixie Lynn Cartwright kept the fun going with prizes and games.