Today: May 29, 2024
Today: May 29, 2024

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The art of drag has become a target. With Pride Month nigh, performers are organizing to fight back

About 10 drag artists from around the United States are banding together to protect and promote their art form

The art of drag has become a target. With Pride Month nigh, performers are organizing to fight back

What is Manhattanhenge and when can you see it?

Twice per year, New Yorkers and visitors are treated to a phenomenon known as Manhattanhenge, when the setting sun aligns with the Manhattan street grid and sinks below the horizon framed in a canyon of skyscrapers

What is Manhattanhenge and when can you see it?

Doctors alarmed by TikTok-inspired tic epidemic among teens

You’ve probably seen the viral TikTok videos – teens suddenly shouting offensive words or making strange motions and movements. These tics and Tourette disease symptoms seem to be spreading among young people like an epidemic transmitted through social media.  Doctors around the world are reporting a disturbing new trend – teenagers, especially girls, developing sudden, severe tics and Tourette-like symptoms after viewing videos of influencers with the disorder on platforms like TikTok. John Hopkins University Tourette’s Center reported the percentage of pediatric patients with acute tic-like behaviors skyrocketed from 2-3% before the pandemic to 10-20% recently. According to a Wall

Doctors alarmed by TikTok-inspired tic epidemic among teens

Bette Nash, recognized as the world's longest-serving flight attendant, dies at 88

Bette Nash, recognized as the world’s longest-serving flight attendant, has died

Bette Nash, recognized as the world's longest-serving flight attendant, dies at 88

Wu-Tang Clan's unreleased 'Once Upon a Time in Shaolin' is headed to an Australia museum

The sole physical copy of Wu-Tang Clan’s unreleased “Once Upon a Time in Shaolin” is headed to Australia’s Museum of Old and New Art

Wu-Tang Clan's unreleased 'Once Upon a Time in Shaolin' is headed to an Australia museum

Analysis: Korda is head and shoulders over her peers. She hopes winning is enough to help golf grow

Nelly Korda laughs at memories of how tall she felt during her appearance at the Met Gala

Analysis: Korda is head and shoulders over her peers. She hopes winning is enough to help golf grow

Richard Dreyfuss' comments about women, LGBTQ+ people and diversity lead venue to apologize

A venue has issued an apology after actor Richard Dreyfuss showed up in a dress at a “Jaws”-themed event and made comments that were demeaning to women and LGBTQ+ people

Richard Dreyfuss' comments about women, LGBTQ+ people and diversity lead venue to apologize

A look at Pope Francis' comments about LGBTQ+ people

Pope Francis’ apology for using a vulgar term to refer to gay men was the latest comment to make headlines about the Catholic Church’s teachings on homosexuality

A look at Pope Francis' comments about LGBTQ+ people

Pope used vulgar Italian word to refer to LGBT people, Italian newspapers report

Pope Francis used a highly derogatory term towards the LGBT community as he reiterated in a closed-door meeting with Italian bishops that gay people should not be allowed to

Pope used vulgar Italian word to refer to LGBT people, Italian newspapers report

Pope apologizes after being quoted using vulgar term about gay men in talk about ban on gay priests

Pope Francis has apologized after he was quoted using a vulgar term about gay men to reaffirm the Catholic Church’s ban on gay priests

Pope apologizes after being quoted using vulgar term about gay men in talk about ban on gay priests

Melinda French Gates to donate $1 billion over next 2 years in support of women's rights

Melinda French Gates says she will be donating $1 billion over the next two years to individuals and organizations working on behalf of women and families globally, including on reproductive rights in the United States

Melinda French Gates to donate $1 billion over next 2 years in support of women's rights

Tempted to try a no-buy year? Here are tips from people doing it

Many people start no-buy challenges at the beginning of the year and commit to keep going until the end of it

Tempted to try a no-buy year? Here are tips from people doing it

More people make 'no-buy year' pledges as overspending or climate worries catch up with them

The self-imposed rules of a no-buy challenge are simple: participants pledge to stop buying non-essential items, be they unneeded shoes, additional beauty products or other impulse buys for a set amount of time, usually 12 months

More people make 'no-buy year' pledges as overspending or climate worries catch up with them

Naomi Osaka has more going on than tennis at the French Open: Her daughter is learning to walk

The big news in Naomi Osaka’s life has nothing to do with the French Open or clay-court tennis: Her 10-month-old daughter, Shai, is taking her first steps

Naomi Osaka has more going on than tennis at the French Open: Her daughter is learning to walk

Mariachis. A flame-swallower. Mexico's disputes between street performers just reached a new high

Mexico’s often violent disputes between street performers reached a new level this week when a group of guitar-toting mariachis tangled with a flame-swallower

Mariachis. A flame-swallower. Mexico's disputes between street performers just reached a new high

Age no barrier for Italy's 90-year-old sprint queen

With the oldest population in the European Union, where one in four are aged over 65, it's little surprise that Italy is home to the world's fastest 90-year-

Age no barrier for Italy's 90-year-old sprint queen

Chasing cheese wheels or lugging sacks of wool, UK competitors embrace quirky extreme races

Dairy-loving daredevils have thrown caution to the wind for one of Britain’s most extreme annual events: Cheese rolling

Chasing cheese wheels or lugging sacks of wool, UK competitors embrace quirky extreme races

Trump hush money trial to shape prosecutor Alvin Bragg's legacy

Alvin Bragg says he decided to become a lawyer after guns were pulled on him six times while growing up in New York - three of those times by police. 

Trump hush money trial to shape prosecutor Alvin Bragg's legacy

Military labs do the detective work to identify soldiers decades after they died in World War II

Generations of American families have grown up not knowing exactly what happened to their loved ones who died while serving their country in World War II and other conflicts

Military labs do the detective work to identify soldiers decades after they died in World War II

National Spelling Bee reflects the economic success and cultural impact of immigrants from India

Since 1999, 28 of the last 34 Scripps National Spelling Bee champions have been Indian American

National Spelling Bee reflects the economic success and cultural impact of immigrants from India

Poor neighborhood in Peru's Amazon region hosts film festival celebrating tropical forests

In the heart of Peru’s Amazon region, a poor neighborhood put aside the trials and tribulations of everyday life and celebrated an international film festival with works from countries with tropical forests

Poor neighborhood in Peru's Amazon region hosts film festival celebrating tropical forests

Vatican tightens procedures on supposed 'supernatural events'

The Vatican on Friday tightened procedures for evaluating reported supernatural events such as weeping Madonnas and blood-dripping crucifixes that have for

Vatican tightens procedures on supposed 'supernatural events'

California evangelical seminary ponders changes that would make it more welcoming to LGBTQ students

An evangelical seminary in Pasadena, California, is considering revisions to its sexual standards

California evangelical seminary ponders changes that would make it more welcoming to LGBTQ students

Taiwan bar on frontline with China blends history into cocktails

In Taiwan's Kinmen, less than an hour's boat ride from the Chinese cities of Xiamen and Quanzhou, bar owner Powei Lee draws crowds by blending the tiny island's battle-

Taiwan bar on frontline with China blends history into cocktails

UEFA celebrates growth of women's soccer as Barcelona lifts another Women's Champions League trophy

It was a night of celebration for Barcelona after another Women’s Champions League title, and for the women’s game in general after another season with significant growth in the sport

UEFA celebrates growth of women's soccer as Barcelona lifts another Women's Champions League trophy
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