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6 Months to Live or Die: How Long Should an Alcoholic Liver Disease Patient Wait for a Transplant?

6 Months to Live or Die: How Long Should an Alcoholic Liver Disease Patient Wait for a Transplant?

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Aneri Pattani | Oct 18
In the U.S., a widespread practice requires patients with alcoholic liver disease to complete a period of sobriety before they can get on the waiting list for a liver.

Hail, Mary! High School's Halftime Show is a Drag Pageant

Hail, Mary! High School's Halftime Show is a Drag Pageant

NEWS | By Kathy McCormack | Oct 18
A Vermont high school homecoming football game turned into a "drag ball" runway at halftime, with a mix of students and faculty members parading in gowns, wigs and makeup — and a big crowd in rainbow colors to cheer them on.

Kourtney Kardashian, Blink-182 Drummer Travis Barker Engaged

Kourtney Kardashian, Blink-182 Drummer Travis Barker Engaged

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 18
A day at the beach turned into a proposal for Kourtney Kardashian, who is now engaged to Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker.

Crunch Time: Biden Faces Critical Next 2 Weeks for Agenda

Crunch Time: Biden Faces Critical Next 2 Weeks for Agenda

NEWS | By Jonathan Lemire and Zeke Miller | Oct 18
President Joe Biden is entering a crucial two weeks for his ambitious agenda, racing to conclude contentious congressional negotiations ahead of both domestic deadlines and a chance to showcase his administration's accomplishments on a global stage.

Vaccines, Masks? Japan Puzzling Over Sudden Virus Success

Vaccines, Masks? Japan Puzzling Over Sudden Virus Success

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Mari Yamaguchi | Oct 18
Almost overnight, Japan has become a stunning, and somewhat mysterious, coronavirus success story.

Colin Powell has Died of COVID-19 Complications, Family Says

Colin Powell has Died of COVID-19 Complications, Family Says

NEWS | Oct 18
Colin Powell, former Joint Chiefs chairman and secretary of state, has died from COVID-19 complications, his family said Monday. He was 84.

Dave Chappelle, Netflix, and You

Dave Chappelle, Netflix, and You

ARTS & CULTURE | By Victoria A. Brownworth | Oct 17
No matter what Dave Chappelle and Netflix CEO Ted Sarandos tell you, violence against LGBTQ is real and giving cover for transphobia and homophobia presents a real world threat to LGBTQ people.

'Halloween Kills' Carves Out $50.4 Million At Box Office

'Halloween Kills' Carves Out $50.4 Million At Box Office

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Oct 17
"Halloween Kills" may be available to watch at home, but the latest installment in the Michael Myers saga is making a killing at the North American box office in its first weekend in theaters.

George Takei Shades William Shatner and Dean Cain

George Takei Shades William Shatner and Dean Cain

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 17
While the media went gaga over William Shatner in space, George Takei thought otherwise. The out actor also took on Dean Cain about a bi-Superman.

LA Realtor Gets Ballsy (Literally) to Sell a Property

LA Realtor Gets Ballsy (Literally) to Sell a Property

NEWS | Oct 17
A Los Angeles realtor came up with a novel approach to get attention with one property - posting nudes of himself around the house.


Business

Netflix's Ted Sarandos: Chappelle's Jokes Don't Equal 'Real-World Harm'

Netflix's Ted Sarandos: Chappelle's Jokes Don't Equal 'Real-World Harm'

NATIONAL | By Emell Adolphus | Oct 15
Netflix chief Ted Sarandos once again defended Dave Chappelle's comedy special, which has been deemed transphobic, saying "content doesn't directly translate to real-world harm."


Finance

US Wholesale Prices Rose Record 8.6% over 12 Months

US Wholesale Prices Rose Record 8.6% over 12 Months

FOOD/DRINK | By Martin Crutsinger | Oct 14
Inflation at the wholesale level rose 8.6% in September compared to a year ago, the largest advance since the 12-month change was first calculated in 2010.


Cars

Edmunds: The Five to Drive in 2022 are Worth the Wait

Edmunds: The Five to Drive in 2022 are Worth the Wait

AUTO NEWS | By Ryan ZumMallen, Edmunds | Oct 16
There are a number of new models on the horizon that promise big improvements. Here are five of them coming out in the next three to six months that Edmunds' experts believe will be worth the wait.


Style

Apple CEO, NBA's Dwyane Wade Help LGBTQ Group Build Homes

Apple CEO, NBA's Dwyane Wade Help LGBTQ Group Build Homes

NATIONAL | By Sophia Eppolito | Oct 14
Apple CEO Tim Cook and retired NBA All-Star Dwyane Wade joined Utah leaders Wednesday to announce the completion of a local advocacy group's campaign to build new homes that provide services for LGBTQ youth in the U.S. West.


Travel

Australia's Queensland State to Open to Vaccinated Travelers

Australia's Queensland State to Open to Vaccinated Travelers

By Rod McGuirk | Oct 18
Australia's Queensland state announced plans Monday to open up to vaccinated travelers, ending the status it has enjoyed throughout the pandemic of remaining virtually free of COVID-19.


Nightlife

Come Out With Pride Festival And Parade :: October 09, 2021

Come Out With Pride Festival And Parade :: October 09, 2021

PARTIES | Oct 11
The LGBTQ+ community and their allies came together for Orlando's Come Out with Pride Celebration. There was something for everyone with a fantastic festival, amazing Pride Parade, plenty of entertainment, dozens of vendors, businesses and organizations.