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New School Transgender Rules Fire Debate in Portugal

New School Transgender Rules Fire Debate in Portugal

NEWS | Aug 22
New rules on gender identity at schools are causing a stir in Portugal, where some parents are expressing alarm that transgender children will be able to choose which bathroom they use.

UN Report Condemns Sexual Violence by Myanmar Military

UN Report Condemns Sexual Violence by Myanmar Military

NEWS | By Grant Peck | Aug 22
Sexual violence carried out by Myanmar's security forces against the country's Muslim Rohingya minority was so widespread and severe that it demonstrates intent to commit genocide as well as warrants prosecution for war crimes and crimes against humanity.

Watch: Pa. Priest Accused of Stealing Nearly $100K from Church to Pay for Grindr Dates & More

Watch: Pa. Priest Accused of Stealing Nearly $100K from Church to Pay for Grindr Dates & More

NEWS | Aug 22
The Chester County District Attorney's Office in Pennsylvania announced a priest has been arrested and accused of stealing nearly $100,000 from his church and allegedly used that money to pay for travel and men he met on Grindr.

Watch: Rapper Young Thug Talks Sexuality, Says He's the 'Straight Man in the World'

Watch: Rapper Young Thug Talks Sexuality, Says He's the 'Straight Man in the World'

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 22
Rapper Young Thug was interviewed by Big Boy on Real 92.3 LA Wednesday and opened up about his sexuality.

Want Tokyo Olympic Tickets? No Problem if You Have $60K

Want Tokyo Olympic Tickets? No Problem if You Have $60K

NEWS | By Stephen Wade | Aug 22
Tokyo Olympic organizers are offering high-end hospitality packages to Japan residents with prices soaring to 6.35 million yen — about $60,000.

'Practical Magic' Prequel in the Works for HBO Max

'Practical Magic' Prequel in the Works for HBO Max

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 22
HBO Max, the new streaming service from Warner Media, has been announcing a number of projects, including a "Gossip Girl" reboot and a "Dune" spinoff. Now, the company is announcing a "Practical Magic" prequel series called "Rules of Magic."

In Wake of Trump Endorsement, Log Cabin Republicans Lose Members, Get Muted Response from Conservatives

In Wake of Trump Endorsement, Log Cabin Republicans Lose Members, Get Muted Response from Conservatives

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 22
The Log Cabin is getting emptier, even as conservatives can barely bring themselves to mention the endorsement that the national group of LGBTQ conservatives gave Donald Trump.

The Collapse of a Hospital Empire — And Towns Left in the Wreckage

The Collapse of a Hospital Empire — And Towns Left in the Wreckage

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Barbara Feder Ostrov, Lauren Weber | Aug 22
How companies run by Miami businessman Jorge A. Perez and his associates were able to drive so many hospitals into the ground so quickly, devastating their communities, is a story about the fragility of health care in rural America.

'Queer Eye' Star Karamo Brown Reacts to Outrage Over Casting Sean Spicer on 'Dancing with the Stars'

'Queer Eye' Star Karamo Brown Reacts to Outrage Over Casting Sean Spicer on 'Dancing with the Stars'

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 22
"Queer Eye" star Karamo Brown is shutting down those who are taking issue with President Donald Trump's former press secretary Sean Spicer being cast on "Dancing with the Stars."

Louisiana Governor's Race Ad Takes Aim at Transgender Rights

Louisiana Governor's Race Ad Takes Aim at Transgender Rights

NEWS | Aug 22
Republican candidate for Louisiana governor Ralph Abraham has released a new TV ad that takes aim at abortion rights and the transgender community as he works to draw attention for his campaign.


News

Church: Free Speech Protects Decision to Fire Teacher

Church: Free Speech Protects Decision to Fire Teacher

RELIGION | Aug 22
Catholic church leaders in Indianapolis are citing the First Amendment as a defense to a lawsuit filed by a teacher who was fired because he's in a same-sex marriage.


Business

Planned Parenthood Sees Swift Fallout from Quitting Program

Planned Parenthood Sees Swift Fallout from Quitting Program

LEGAL | By Lindsay Whitehurst and David Crary | Aug 22
Planned Parenthood clinics are charging new fees, tapping into financial reserves, and warning of more unintended pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases in the wake of its decision to quit a $260 million federal family planning program.


Technology

Earth's Future Is Being Written in Fast-Melting Greenland

Earth's Future Is Being Written in Fast-Melting Greenland

SCIENCE | By Seth Borenstein | Aug 22
New York University air and ocean scientist David Holland, who is tracking what's happening in Greenland from both above and below, calls it "the end of the planet."


Finance

A Brush With a Notorious Cat, My Rabies Education and the Big Bill That Followed

A Brush With a Notorious Cat, My Rabies Education and the Big Bill That Followed

HEALTH | By Caitlin Hillyard | Aug 22
What I learned, besides fascinating facts about rabies, its transmission and the horrible ways one can die from it, was that any one of us is a mere cat scratch away from financial peril if we aren't lucky enough to have good health insurance.


Style

A Weekend of Eating in Pittsburgh

A Weekend of Eating in Pittsburgh

FOOD/DRINK | By Melissa Rayworth | Aug 22
A mix of homegrown chefs and transplants from other cities have been opening risk-taking and award-winning restaurants, offering creative spins on American food and authentic takes on cuisines like Venezuelan and Vietnamese.


Health/Fitness

Guidelines Say More Women May Need Breast Cancer Gene Test

Guidelines Say More Women May Need Breast Cancer Gene Test

HEALTH | By Lauren Neergaard | Aug 21
More women may benefit from gene testing for hereditary breast or ovarian cancer, especially if they've already survived cancer once, an influential health group recommended Tuesday.