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Louie Anderson, Emmy-Winning Comedian, Dies at 68

Louie Anderson, Emmy-Winning Comedian, Dies at 68

NEWS | By Lynn Elber | Jan 21

Louie Anderson, whose four-decade career as a comedian and actor included his unlikely, Emmy-winning performance as mom to twin adult sons in the TV series "Baskets," died Friday. He was 68.

Would You Pick Him Up? Gus Kenworthy Hitchhikes in Thirst-Trapping Post

Would You Pick Him Up? Gus Kenworthy Hitchhikes in Thirst-Trapping Post

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 21

Olympian Gus Kenworthy thirst trapped his New Year's Eve greeting, hitchhiking in the nude from a most unlikely locale.

Consumer Group Backtracks on Tinder LGBTQ+ Discrimination Accusation

Consumer Group Backtracks on Tinder LGBTQ+ Discrimination Accusation

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 21

A consumer group claimed to have found that Tinder is charging gay and lesbian users more —┬áby as much as nearly 50% — but has since retracted that accusation.

10 Best Things to Do in San Francisco in 2022

10 Best Things to Do in San Francisco in 2022

TRAVEL | Jan 21

Food, drink, wall-to-wall history, and pride in abundance: Where can you find so much of all these things but in San Francisco? Here are some of our picks for what to do in the city.

Meat Loaf, 'Bat Out of Hell' Rock Superstar, Dies at 74

Meat Loaf, 'Bat Out of Hell' Rock Superstar, Dies at 74

NEWS | By Hillel Italie | Jan 21

Meat Loaf, the rock superstar loved by millions for his "Bat Out of Hell" album and dark-hearted anthems like "I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That)," has died. He was 74.

LGBTQ Dating Ban at BYU Probed in Federal Investigation

LGBTQ Dating Ban at BYU Probed in Federal Investigation

NEWS | Jan 21

The U.S. Department of Education has opened a civil-rights investigation into how LGBTQ students are disciplined at Brigham Young University, a private religious school.

Adele Postpones Las Vegas Residency, Citing Pandemic Impact

Adele Postpones Las Vegas Residency, Citing Pandemic Impact

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 21

Adele has postponed a 24-date Las Vegas residency hours before it was to start, citing delivery delays and coronavirus illness in her crew.

Penn Pledges to Work with NCAA, Support Transgender Swimmer

Penn Pledges to Work with NCAA, Support Transgender Swimmer

NEWS | Jan 21

Swimmer Lia Thomas, who competed for the men's team at Penn before transitioning, has qualified to compete in March at the 2022 NCAA swimming and diving championships.

Louis Vuitton Stages Virgil Abloh Swansong in Paris

Louis Vuitton Stages Virgil Abloh Swansong in Paris

STYLE | By Thomas Adamson | Jan 20

Louis Vuitton pulled out the stops Thursday to present the final collection of Virgil Abloh.

Watch: Insider's Look at Paul Tazewell's 'West Side Story' Costumes

Watch: Insider's Look at Paul Tazewell's 'West Side Story' Costumes

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 20

Award-winning costume designer Paul Tazewell shares how he created the costumes for Steven Spielberg's "West Side Story."

Entertainment

Review: 'Night Call' a Worthy Addition to the Years & Years Catalogue

Review: 'Night Call' a Worthy Addition to the Years & Years Catalogue

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 21

A pleasurable third album by Olly Alexander and co., with songs that get in and make their point without overstaying their welcome on the dance floor.

Business

Amazon Plans Clothing Store for Southern California Mall

Amazon Plans Clothing Store for Southern California Mall

BUSINESS | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Jan 20

Amazon says it plans to open a clothing store in a Southern California mall later this year, a first for the online behemoth and a fresh challenge for already struggling traditional retailers.

Finance

Goodbye 'Godsend': Expiration of Child Tax Credits Hits Home

Goodbye 'Godsend': Expiration of Child Tax Credits Hits Home

FINANCE | By John Raby, Fatima Hussein, and Josh Boak | Jan 14

For the first time in half a year, families on Friday are going without a monthly deposit from the child tax credit.