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US Hails Turkish Cease-Fire; Kurds Must Vacate Border Area

US Hails Turkish Cease-Fire; Kurds Must Vacate Border Area

NEWS | By Robert Burns and Zeke Miller | Oct 17
The U.S. and Turkey agreed Thursday to a cease-fire in the Turks' deadly attacks on Kurdish fighters in northern Syria.

White House: Ukraine Aid Held Up in Part over Election Probe

White House: Ukraine Aid Held Up in Part over Election Probe

NEWS | By Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick | Oct 17
The White House acknowledged Thursday that President Donald Trump's decision to hold up military aid to Ukraine was linked to his demand that Kyiv investigate the Democratic National Committee and the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign.

Man Heard in Strangling Video Charged in 2nd Death In Alaska

Man Heard in Strangling Video Charged in 2nd Death In Alaska

NEWS | Oct 17
A man accused of killing a woman who was seen strangled in videos on a digital memory card was charged Thursday with the death of another woman, authorities in Alaska said.

Placido Domingo's European Cultural Award Delayed

Placido Domingo's European Cultural Award Delayed

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 17
Placido Domingo will not receive a European cultural award this weekend in Vienna as previously announced.

'Spirited Away,' Other Studio Ghibli Films Head to HBO Max

'Spirited Away,' Other Studio Ghibli Films Head to HBO Max

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 17
The vast catalog of storied Japanese animation house Studio Ghibli is heading to the new HBO Max streaming service.

Researchers Find Drug Can Help Reverse Liver Disease in HIV-Positive People

Researchers Find Drug Can Help Reverse Liver Disease in HIV-Positive People

NEWS | By Sam Cronin | Oct 17
National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers have identified a new use for tesamorelin which may help reverse liver disease in those living with HIV. Read the highlights of the NIH press release here.

Aids Healthcare Foundation Calls on Makers of PrEP Drugs to Lower Prices

Aids Healthcare Foundation Calls on Makers of PrEP Drugs to Lower Prices

NEWS | By Sam Cronin | Oct 17
The Aids Healthcare Foundation (AHF) called on October 5 for Gilead Sciences Inc. to cut prices of pre-exposure prophalaxis drug Descovy. The new medication,was recently FDA approved amid controversy concerning its limited lab testing demographics.

White House Says Next G-7 to Be Held at a Trump Golf Resort

White House Says Next G-7 to Be Held at a Trump Golf Resort

NEWS | Oct 17
The White House said Thursday it has chosen President Donald Trump's golf resort in Miami as the site for next year's Group of Seven summit.

Fourth Transgender Murder Reported in Kansas City

Fourth Transgender Murder Reported in Kansas City

NEWS | By Sam Cronin | Oct 17
Police in Kansas City have a man in custody for fatally shooting a transgender woman, Brianna "BB" Hill. This is the fourth murder of a transgender person in Kansas City this year. The city has a reported 118 homicides this year in total.

Frank Ocean To Launch LGBTQ Dance Night in NYC in Honor of PrEP

Frank Ocean To Launch LGBTQ Dance Night in NYC in Honor of PrEP

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sam Cronin | Oct 17
Frank Ocean's Blonded brand is set to host a queer club night called PrEP+, so named for the HIV prevention drugs, and to imagine what the 80s would have been like if PrEP had existed then.


News

Share of Americans with No Religious Affiliation Growing

Share of Americans with No Religious Affiliation Growing

RELIGION | By David Crary | Oct 17
The portion of Americans with no religious affiliation is rising significantly, in tandem with a sharp drop in the percentage that identifies as Christians, according to new data from the Pew Research Center.


Entertainment

Colton Haynes and Jeff Leatham Reach Divorce Settlement; Waive Spousal Support

Colton Haynes and Jeff Leatham Reach Divorce Settlement; Waive Spousal Support

CELEBRITIES | By Sam Cronin | Oct 17
"Arrow" star Colton Haynes and celebrity florist Jeff Leatham have reached a divorce settlement a year after filing. The couple additionally decided to waive spousal support. Read more about their settlement here.


Business

Opioid Industry Presses for Settlement As Trial Looms

Opioid Industry Presses for Settlement As Trial Looms

LEGAL | By Mark Gillespie and Geoff Mulvihill | Oct 17
With a trial looming, major drug distributors and manufacturers are pressing to settle thousands of claims against them related to the nation's persistent opioid crisis.


Technology

Scientists Discover Big Storms Can Create 'Stormquakes'

Scientists Discover Big Storms Can Create 'Stormquakes'

SCIENCE | By Seth Borenstein | Oct 17
Scientists have discovered a mash-up of two feared disasters — hurricanes and earthquakes — and they're calling them "stormquakes."


Finance

Patients Eligible For Charity Care Instead Get Big Bills

Patients Eligible For Charity Care Instead Get Big Bills

HEALTH | By Jordan Rau | Oct 16
Under the Affordable Care Act, nonprofit hospitals are required to provide free or discounted care to patients of meager incomes — or risk losing their tax-exempt status. These price breaks can help people avoid financial catastrophe.


Cars

Workers Celebrate Deal with GM, Show Union Power in Industry

Workers Celebrate Deal with GM, Show Union Power in Industry

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Oct 17
On the picket lines at a General Motors transmission plant in Toledo, Ohio, passing cars honked and striking workers celebrated a tentative contract deal by munching on 10 pizzas dropped off by a supporter.


Style

You CAN Try This at Home: Cookbook Serves Up TV, Movie Foods

You CAN Try This at Home: Cookbook Serves Up TV, Movie Foods

MOVIES | By Melissa Rayworth | Oct 17
"Binging with Babish: 100 Recipes Recreated from Your Favorite Movies and TV Shows" offers edible inspiration from some of our favorite fictional characters.


Travel

Dubai Bets Billions That Expo 2020 Won't Be a Desert Mirage

Dubai Bets Billions That Expo 2020 Won't Be a Desert Mirage

By Jon Gambrell | Oct 17
This is the site of Expo 2020, a world's fair that will be hosted by a city-state that is already home to the world's tallest building, the busiest airport for international travel, an indoor ski slope and other modern marvels.


Nightlife

Las Vegas Pride :: October 11-12, 2019

Las Vegas Pride :: October 11-12, 2019

PHOTO ALBUMS | Oct 16
Downtown Las Vegas celebrated its largest Pride yet, with a fabulous nighttime parade and a day and a half of festival fun.