Gay Atlantic City: The Latest

United Methodist Conservatives Detail Plans for a Breakaway

United Methodist Conservatives Detail Plans for a Breakaway

NEWS | By David Crary | Mar 2
Conservative leaders within the United Methodist Church unveiled plans Monday to form a new denomination, the Global Methodist Church, with a doctrine that does not recognize same-sex marriage.

Polish Court Acquits Activists Who Put LGBTQ Rainbow on Icon

Polish Court Acquits Activists Who Put LGBTQ Rainbow on Icon

NEWS | By Vanessa Gera | Mar 2
A Polish court on Tuesday acquitted three activists who had been accused of desecration and offending religious feelings for producing and distributing images of a revered Roman Catholic icon altered to include the LGBTQ rainbow.

Lady Gaga's Dog Walker Speaks Out After Hollywood Shooting

Lady Gaga's Dog Walker Speaks Out After Hollywood Shooting

ENTERTAINMENT | By Stefanie Dazio | Mar 2
Lady Gaga's dog walker, who was shot last week during a robbery in Hollywood when two of the singer's French bulldogs were stolen, described the violence and his recovery "from a very close call with death" in social media posts Monday.

Prince Harry: Split from Royal Life 'Unbelievably Tough'

Prince Harry: Split from Royal Life 'Unbelievably Tough'

NEWS | By Lynn Elber | Mar 2
Prince Harry says the process of separating from royal life has been very difficult for him and his wife, Meghan.

Comic-Con to Remain Virtual in 2021, Cites Financial Strain

Comic-Con to Remain Virtual in 2021, Cites Financial Strain

NEWS | Mar 2
San Diego Comic-Con will remain virtual for the July event, but organizers are planning for a smaller-scale gathering later this year.

6 Dr. Seuss Books Won't be Published for Racist Images

6 Dr. Seuss Books Won't be Published for Racist Images

NEWS | By Mark Pratt | Mar 2
Six Dr. Seuss books — including "And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street" and "If I Ran the Zoo" — will stop being published because of racist and insensitive imagery, the business that preserves and protects the author's legacy said Tuesday.

Critics: Cuomo Apology 'Tone-Deaf,' Ignores Power Imbalance

Critics: Cuomo Apology 'Tone-Deaf,' Ignores Power Imbalance

NEWS | By Maryclaire Dale | Mar 2
New York Assembly Member Yuh-Line Niou bristled Monday at the response from Gov. Andrew Cuomo to allegations he sexually harassed two young women in state government.

Julia Turshen's New Cookbook Gets Wonderfully Personal

Julia Turshen's New Cookbook Gets Wonderfully Personal

STYLE | By Mark Kennedy | Mar 2
Best-selling cookbook author Julia Turshen concentrates on the raw material of each recipe — ingredients, utensils and ounces. But behind the food is something else.

Finally Getting Around to That Annual Physical? You May Need a New Doctor

Finally Getting Around to That Annual Physical? You May Need a New Doctor

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Genaro C. Armas, American Heart Association News | Mar 2
Some patients looking to reschedule annual physicals, wellness visits or other routine medical appointments long delayed by COVID-19 first may need to make time to find a new doctor.

Chinese Vaccines Sweep Much of the World, Despite Concerns

Chinese Vaccines Sweep Much of the World, Despite Concerns

NEWS | By Huizhong Wu, Kristen GelineauC | Mar 2
China's vaccine diplomacy campaign has been a surprising success: It has pledged roughly half a billion doses of its vaccine to more than 45 countries.


News

Lady Gaga's Dog Walker Speaks Out After Hollywood Shooting

Lady Gaga's Dog Walker Speaks Out After Hollywood Shooting

CRIME | By Stefanie Dazio | Mar 1
Lady Gaga's dog walker, who was shot last week during a robbery in Hollywood when two of the singer's French bulldogs were stolen, described the violence and his recovery "from a very close call with death" in social media posts Monday.


Entertainment

Finn Wittrock Spotted in Provincetown as New 'AHS' Season Films There

Finn Wittrock Spotted in Provincetown as New 'AHS' Season Films There

TELEVISION | Mar 2
It was inevitable that a Ryan Murphy series would end up filming in Provincetown, which is where the new season of his iconic anthology series "American Horror Story" has landed this week for location shooting.


Business

Highlights of the COVID-19 Relief Bill Advancing in Congress

Highlights of the COVID-19 Relief Bill Advancing in Congress

NATIONAL | By Kevin Freking | Feb 27
The House passed a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief package early Saturday, 219-212, that includes $1,400 checks for most Americans and billions of dollars for schools, state and local governments and businesses.


Technology

Countries Call on Drug Companies to Share Vaccine Know-How

Countries Call on Drug Companies to Share Vaccine Know-How

INTERNATIONAL | By Lori Hinnant, Maria Cheng | Mar 1
Across Africa and Southeast Asia, governments and aid groups, as well as the World Health Organization, are calling on pharmaceutical companies to share their patent information.


Finance

What NY Prosecutors Could Learn from Trump's Tax Records

What NY Prosecutors Could Learn from Trump's Tax Records

NATIONAL | By Jim Mustian and David B. Caruso | Feb 23
Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. fought for a year and a half to get access to former President Donald Trump's tax records.


Cars

Edmunds Compares New Escalade, Navigator and Mercedes GLS

Edmunds Compares New Escalade, Navigator and Mercedes GLS

AUTO NEWS | By Ryan ZumMallen, Edmunds | Mar 1
Among luxury SUVs, the Cadillac Escalade has long made no apologies about being big and brash. Now Cadillac has redesigned the Escalade for 2021 with a new look and an infusion of new technology features.


Health/Fitness

Connecticut Is Doling Out Vaccines Based Strictly on Age. It's Simpler, but Is it Fair?

Connecticut Is Doling Out Vaccines Based Strictly on Age. It's Simpler, but Is it Fair?

HEALTH | By Phil Galewitz, Carmen Heredia Rodriguez | Mar 1
Shifting to an age-based priority system has frustrated people with health conditions such as cancer or diabetes who thought they would be next in line.


Travel

Albanian World Heritage Travel Site Struggles Without Tourists

Albanian World Heritage Travel Site Struggles Without Tourists

By Llazar Semini | Mar 2
Gjirokastra, a city in southern Albania recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its Ottoman-period architecture, has lost nearly all of tourism business in the past year.


Nightlife

SF Queer Bar Virgil's is Permanently Closing

SF Queer Bar Virgil's is Permanently Closing

BARS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Feb 26
Virgil's Sea Room, a queer bar that opened in 2013 in the Mission District of San Francisco, is permanently closing.