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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.

Patient, Beware: Some States Still Pushing Ineffective Covid Antibody Treatments

Patient, Beware: Some States Still Pushing Ineffective Covid Antibody Treatments

HEALTH/FITNESS | By JoNel Aleccia | Jan 21
Health officials warn that certain treatments no longer work against the highly contagious version of the virus that causes COVID-19.

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.

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."

Inclusive M&Ms Characters Are On the Way

Inclusive M&Ms Characters Are On the Way

NEWS | By Emell Adolphus | Jan 20
The new M&Ms characters will reportedly have more "nuanced personalities" that give a "sense of belonging" for more people.

Watch: Gus Kenworthy Happy to See 'More Queer Representation' at Olympics

Watch: Gus Kenworthy Happy to See 'More Queer Representation' at Olympics

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Jan 20
Gus Kenworthy is happy to see 'more queer representation' at the Olympic games.

Funniest 11 LGBTQ+ TikToks to Watch This Week

Funniest 11 LGBTQ+ TikToks to Watch This Week

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Jan 20
Check out 11 of our favorite TikToks from LGBTQ+ creators this week!


News

Michael Phelps: Controversy Around Trans Swim Champ Lia Thomas 'Complicated'

Michael Phelps: Controversy Around Trans Swim Champ Lia Thomas 'Complicated'

SPORTS | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 20
Olympic swimming champ Michael Phelps weighed in on the controversy around Lia Thomas, saying it's "complicated" but calling for an "even playing field" he admits he can't define.


Business

Amazon Plans Clothing Store for Southern California Mall

Amazon Plans Clothing Store for Southern California Mall

FASHION | 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

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.


Travel

10 Best Things to Do in San Francisco in 2022

10 Best Things to Do in San Francisco in 2022

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 Franciso? Here are some of our picks for what to do in the city.