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'Matrix' Director Lilly Wachowski Talks Films' 'Trans Narrative'

'Matrix' Director Lilly Wachowski Talks Films' 'Trans Narrative'

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 5
Lilly Wachowski — one half of the Wachowski siblings, both of whom are trans — appeared on a "Netflix Film Club" clip to discuss the "trans narrative" of the "Matrix" movies.

Chasm Grows Between Trump and Government Coronavirus Experts

Chasm Grows Between Trump and Government Coronavirus Experts

NEWS | By Aamer Madhani, Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar and Jonathan Lemire | Aug 5
In the early days of the coronavirus crisis, President Donald Trump was flanked in the White House briefing room by a team of public health experts in a seeming portrait of unity to confront the disease that was ravaging the globe.

Biden Campaign Announces $280 Million Ad Buy Through Fall

Biden Campaign Announces $280 Million Ad Buy Through Fall

NEWS | By Alexandra Jaffe | Aug 5
Joe Biden's Democratic presidential campaign is reserving $280 million in digital and television ads through the fall, nearly twice the amount President Donald Trump's team has reserved.

Watch: Modesto, Calif. 'Straight Pride' Group to Try, Try Again for 2020

Watch: Modesto, Calif. 'Straight Pride' Group to Try, Try Again for 2020

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 5
The so-called "Straight Pride" that roiled Modesto, California last summer was an unqualified flop. But that hasn't stopped the group behind the event from planning a followup for this year.

Harmony CBD: Necessity is the Mother of Invention

Harmony CBD: Necessity is the Mother of Invention

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Matthew Wexler | Aug 5
A desperately sick child. A mother who refused to take "no" for an answer. It was this call to action that motivated the launch of Harmony CBD, an organic American hemp company.

'Ellen Show' DJ Tony Okungbowa Says He Felt 'Toxicity' on Set

'Ellen Show' DJ Tony Okungbowa Says He Felt 'Toxicity' on Set

Tony Okungbowa, who served as the DJ on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" for a number of years, took to Instagram Tuesday to responded to the toxic workplace allegations made against the talkshow in the past week.

HIV Knowledge Doesn't Always Change Teen Behavior: Peers Matter

HIV Knowledge Doesn't Always Change Teen Behavior: Peers Matter

NEWS | Aug 5
Against the background of rising HIV incidence and disappointing behavior change interventions in Malawi, a group of researchers designed a study to identify where the gap could be.

'We Are No Less American': Deaths Pile Up on Texas Border

'We Are No Less American': Deaths Pile Up on Texas Border

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Paul J. Weber | Aug 5
On America's southern doorstep, the Rio Grande Valley, the U.S. failure to contain the pandemic has been laid bare. The results have been deadly.

'Who's the Boss?' Gets Reboot with Tony Danza, Alyssa Milano

'Who's the Boss?' Gets Reboot with Tony Danza, Alyssa Milano

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lynn Elber | Aug 5
A brand new life is ahead for the vintage sitcom "Who's the Boss?" and its devoted fans.

Disney to Release 'Mulan' on Streaming Service, for a Price

Disney to Release 'Mulan' on Streaming Service, for a Price

"Mulan" is no longer headed for a major theatrical release. The Walt Disney Co. said Tuesday that it will debut its live-action blockbuster on its subscription streaming service, Disney+, on Sept. 4.


News

Fox News Channel Viewers Tune Out for John Lewis' Funeral

Fox News Channel Viewers Tune Out for John Lewis' Funeral

NATIONAL | By David Bauder | Aug 5
Fox News Channel viewers are usually a loyal bunch, but thousands looked for the "off" switch during last week's telecast of civil rights icon John Lewis' funeral.


Entertainment

Review: 'Julia Scotti: Funny That Way' - Elder Trans Comic Gets Last Laugh

Review: 'Julia Scotti: Funny That Way' - Elder Trans Comic Gets Last Laugh

MOVIES | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 5
"Julia Scotti: Funny That Way" is a triumph not only for the comedian herself, but for audiences who need to hear from trans people about their own lived experiences... and who, not incidentally, need a good laugh.


Business

Trump's Demand for US Cut of a TikTok Deal is Unprecedented

Trump's Demand for US Cut of a TikTok Deal is Unprecedented

NATIONAL | Aug 4
President Donald Trump's demand that the U.S. government get a cut from a potential Microsoft purchase of TikTok is the latest unprecedented scenario in an unprecedented situation.


Cars

Ex-Google Exec Sent to Prison for Stealing Robocar Secrets

Ex-Google Exec Sent to Prison for Stealing Robocar Secrets

AUTO NEWS | By Michael Liedtke | Aug 5
A former Google engineer has been sentenced to 18 months in prison after pleading guilty to stealing trade secrets before joining Uber's effort to build robotic vehicles for its ride-hailing service.


Style

Taste Test: 10 LGBTQ-Helmed Restaurants to Eat at Right Now

Taste Test: 10 LGBTQ-Helmed Restaurants to Eat at Right Now

FOOD/DRINK | By Matthew Wexler | Aug 5
Check out some of our favorite LGBTQ chefs and restaurateurs, and if you live nearby, consider ordering take-out or socially distant dining.


Health/Fitness

Trump Nursing Home Plan Limits Supply of Free COVID-19 Tests

Trump Nursing Home Plan Limits Supply of Free COVID-19 Tests

HEALTH | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Aug 4
A program that sounded like a game changer when it was announced last month at the White House is now prompting concerns that it could turn into another unfulfilled promise for nursing homes


Travel

Another Cruise Ship in Norway Stalled Over Virus Case

Another Cruise Ship in Norway Stalled Over Virus Case

By Jan M. Olsen | Aug 5
A cruise ship carrying more than 200 people docked in a Norwegian harbor Wednesday and ordered to keep everyone on board after a passenger from a previous trip tested positive for the coronavirus upon returning home to Denmark.


Nightlife

Summer Flashback: Fire Island

Summer Flashback: Fire Island

CULTURE | Aug 2
Fire Island remains one of the major summer destinations as the place to relax and party during summer. But this year public events are out, officially at least. Here's a look back at some of them - from drag flotillas to beach parties.