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12 Times Gus Kenworthy Turned Heads on Instagram

12 Times Gus Kenworthy Turned Heads on Instagram

ENTERTAINMENT | By Shawn Laib | Feb 2

Gus Kenworthy is one of our favorite celebrities on Instagram. Here's why!

Hasty Pudding to Fete Bob Odenkirk as its Man of the Year

Hasty Pudding to Fete Bob Odenkirk as its Man of the Year

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 2

Award-winning actor and bestselling author Bob Odenkirk will be feted Thursday as 2023 Man of the Year by Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals.

Jeffree Star for Brady? YouTube Star Dismisses that Tom is his Mystery NFL BF

Jeffree Star for Brady? YouTube Star Dismisses that Tom is his Mystery NFL BF

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 2

Just to let the world know, Jeffree Star tweeted that he is not the reason Tom Brady retired.

Has Universal Pictures Changed Its Marketing Strategy for LGBTQ+ Movies?

Has Universal Pictures Changed Its Marketing Strategy for LGBTQ+ Movies?

ENTERTAINMENT | By Matthew Creith | Feb 2

As "Knock at the Cabin" hits theaters this weekend, has Universal Pictures learned its lesson regarding the marketing strategies surrounding LGBTQ+ movies after last year's "Bros" debacle?

Finn Wolfhard Thrilled at 'Stranger Things' Co-star's Coming Out

Finn Wolfhard Thrilled at 'Stranger Things' Co-star's Coming Out

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Feb 2

"Stranger Things" star Finn Wolfhard said he had "a big smile on my face" when castmate Noah Schnapp came out last month in a TikTok video.

Kim Petras Talks Religion, Trans Community Ahead of Grammys

Kim Petras Talks Religion, Trans Community Ahead of Grammys

ENTERTAINMENT | By Krysta Fauria | Feb 2

For Kim Petras, 2022 was a big year: The German singer-songwriter received her first Grammy nomination, made her acting debut with the HBO series "Los Espookys" and released a single with acclaimed pop music producer Max Martin.

Mpox Public Health Emergency Declared Over

Mpox Public Health Emergency Declared Over

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Feb 2

The public health emergency around mpox — a highly contagious affliction similar to chickenpox — has been declared over, but its effects may be felt for some time to come.

Review: 'Knock at the Cabin' Twists the Home Invasion Horror

Review: 'Knock at the Cabin' Twists the Home Invasion Horror

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Feb 2

It being mid-winter (typically a doldrums in movie theaters), it's a cozy relief to be able to throw open the door and find M. Night Shyamalan standing there with his near-annual helping of high-concept thriller.

North Carolina Senate Again Seeking LGBTQ+ Limits in Schools

North Carolina Senate Again Seeking LGBTQ+ Limits in Schools

NEWS | By Hannah Schoenbaum | Feb 2

A bill advancing in North Carolina's Senate would prohibit instruction about sexuality and gender identity in K-4 public school classes, defying the recommendations of parents, educators and LGBTQ youths who testified against it.

Arkansas House Panel Advances School Gendered Bathroom Bill

Arkansas House Panel Advances School Gendered Bathroom Bill

NEWS | By Andrew DeMillo | Feb 2

Transgender people at Arkansas public schools would not be able to use the restrooms matching their gender identity under a bill advanced by a state House committee on Tuesday.

News

Tennessee Advances Legislation to Ban Trans Youth Care

Tennessee Advances Legislation to Ban Trans Youth Care

NEWS | By Kimberlee Kruesi | Feb 2

Tennessee's Republican-dominant Legislature on Tuesday advanced a handful of proposals that would ban gender-affirming care for transgender youth and severely limit where drag shows can take place.

Entertainment

Grammys to Honor Loretta Lynn, Takeoff, McVie

Grammys to Honor Loretta Lynn, Takeoff, McVie

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jonathan Landrum Jr. | Feb 2

The Grammys will pay homage to lives of Loretta Lynn, Migos rapper Takeoff and Christine McVie with star-studded performances during Sunday's ceremony.

Business

Ex-aide Says Elon Musk had 'Handshake Deal' for Tesla Buyout

Ex-aide Says Elon Musk had 'Handshake Deal' for Tesla Buyout

BUSINESS | By Michael Liedtke | Feb 2

Elon Musk's former chief of staff on Wednesday testified that the billionaire believed he had a "handshake deal" to take Tesla private in 2018.

Technology

How to make a Mummy: Ancient Egyptian Workshop has New Clues

How to make a Mummy: Ancient Egyptian Workshop has New Clues

TECHNOLOGY | By Maddie Burakoff | Feb 2

For thousands of years, ancient Egyptians mummified their dead in the search for eternal life. Now, researchers have used chemistry and an unusual collection of jars to figure out how they did it.

Finance

Here's What the Fed Interest Rate Hike Means for You

Here's What the Fed Interest Rate Hike Means for You

FINANCE | By Cora Lewis | Feb 2

The rate increase will likely make it even costlier to borrow for homes, autos and other purchases. But if you have money to save, you'll probably earn a bit more interest on it.

Cars

Japan's Honda Outlines Hydrogen Power Plans to Go Green

Japan's Honda Outlines Hydrogen Power Plans to Go Green

CARS | By Yuri Kageyama | Feb 2

Honda is expanding the use of hydrogen to include trucks and construction equipment, electricity for buildings and even outer space, not just cars on the roads.

Style

These Hand Creams Will Save Your Dry, Winter Hands

These Hand Creams Will Save Your Dry, Winter Hands

STYLE | By Christopher Ehlers | Feb 1

Not all hand creams are created equal, and not all boast the ability to actually restore our hands to their former glory. Here are some worth getting.

Health/Fitness

FTC Fines GoodRx for Unauthorized Sharing of Health Data

FTC Fines GoodRx for Unauthorized Sharing of Health Data

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Frank Bajak | Feb 2

The Federal Trade Commission has imposed a $1.5 million penalty on telehealth and prescription drug discount provider GoodRx Holdings Inc. for sharing users' personal health data.

Travel

Free Hotel Breakfasts are Getting Bigger and Better

Free Hotel Breakfasts are Getting Bigger and Better

TRAVEL | By Sally French, NerdWallet | Feb 2

Free breakfast can be a money-saver, especially for families or larger groups. But at some hotels, free breakfast can be mediocre. At others, it's downright gross.