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Italy Towns on Effective Lockdown after Virus Clusters Form

Italy Towns on Effective Lockdown after Virus Clusters Form

NEWS | By Nicole Winfield | Feb 22
A dozen towns in northern Italy were on effective lockdown Saturday after the new virus linked to China claimed a first fatality in Italy and sickened an increasing number of people who had no direct links to the origin of the virus.

Not Real News: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

Not Real News: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

NEWS | By Arijeta Lajka and Beatrice Dupuy | Feb 22
None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the real facts.

San Diego Sheriff Agrees to Share Immigration Information

San Diego Sheriff Agrees to Share Immigration Information

NEWS | By Elliot Spagat | Feb 22
The San Diego County Sheriff's Department will share records of people who were criminally arrested with immigration authorities.

A Year in Review:  The 15 Best Films of 2019 (and Where to Watch Them)

A Year in Review: The 15 Best Films of 2019 (and Where to Watch Them)

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Feb 21
A breakdown of some of the best films of 2019 and where to stream them.

Online Daters Looking for More than Endless Swiping

Online Daters Looking for More than Endless Swiping

NEWS | By Louise Dixon | Feb 21
While taboos surrounding online dating are long gone, some of today's app users are sick of the endless swiping and virtual pen-paling that leads nowhere when it comes to long-term relationships.

Watch: Catholic School Students Stand Up, Sit In for Gay Teachers

Watch: Catholic School Students Stand Up, Sit In for Gay Teachers

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Feb 21
Students at a Seattle-area Catholic high school have made their feelings known about two popular teachers being reportedly "forced out" of their jobs after getting engaged to their same-gender life partners.

'West Side Story' Opening Draws Protesters on Broadway

'West Side Story' Opening Draws Protesters on Broadway

ENTERTAINMENT | By John CaruccI | Feb 21
There was a chorus outside the Broadway Theatre on Thursday at the opening night of a new revival of "West Side Story" but what was being sung was a protest chant.

Stress, Rumors, Even Violence: Virus Fear Goes Viral

Stress, Rumors, Even Violence: Virus Fear Goes Viral

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Foster Klug | Feb 21
You might have heard that the fear of a new virus from China is spreading faster than the actual virus.

What the Trump Budget Says About the Administration's Health Priorities

What the Trump Budget Says About the Administration's Health Priorities

NEWS | Feb 21
A health policy expert says the vision brought forward by the Trump administration is deeply concerning. Cuts to virtually all important health-related programs bode ill for nations future.

China's Leaders Say Nation Yet to Turn Corner in Virus Fight

China's Leaders Say Nation Yet to Turn Corner in Virus Fight

NEWS | By Ken Moritsugu | Feb 21
China's leadership sounded a cautious note Friday about the country's progress in halting the spread of the new virus that has now killed more than 2,200 people, after several days of upbeat messages.


News

Wear Red This June 1 to Celebrate 30 Years of Gay Disney!

Wear Red This June 1 to Celebrate 30 Years of Gay Disney!

NATIONAL | Feb 21
In honor of the 30th anniversary of "Gay Disney," the KindRED Pride Foundation has launched an international campaign to inspire one million people to wear RED on the first Saturday in June 2020.


Entertainment

 Review :: 21 Bridges

Review :: 21 Bridges

MOVIES | By Derek Deskins | Feb 21
"21 Bridges" is a mediocre cop movie driven by gripping action sequences that do nothing special or surprising.


Business

Struggling Victoria's Secret Sold as Women Demand Comfort

Struggling Victoria's Secret Sold as Women Demand Comfort

FASHION | By Anne D'Innocenzio, Michelle Chapman | Feb 21
Victoria's Secret, which once defined sexy with its leggy supermodels in their lacy bras and oversized angel wings, has a new owner.


Technology

EU Proposes Rules for Artificial Intelligence to Limit Risks

EU Proposes Rules for Artificial Intelligence to Limit Risks

PERSONAL TECH | By Kelvin Chan | Feb 20
The European Union unveiled proposals Wednesday to regulate artificial intelligence that call for strict rules and safeguards on risky applications of the rapidly developing technology.


Cars

Lawsuit: 52 People Faked Uber Accidents for Insurance Money

Lawsuit: 52 People Faked Uber Accidents for Insurance Money

AUTO NEWS | Feb 21
Some South Carolina residents deliberately caused hit-and-run accidents while in Uber rides as part of an insurance scam, a car insurance company says in a lawsuit.


Style

Milan Fashion Week: Benetton, Prada and More

Milan Fashion Week: Benetton, Prada and More

FASHION | By Colleen Barry | Feb 21
The frills are on at Milan Fashion Week, where "pretty" is womenswear watchword of the next cold weather season. Embellishments appeared even on brands known for their spare lines, mostly in the form of constructed ruffles, gathering and tiers.


Health/Fitness

How Lifesaving Organs For Transplant Go Missing In Transit

How Lifesaving Organs For Transplant Go Missing In Transit

HEALTH | By JoNel Aleccia | Feb 20
Scores of organs — mostly kidneys — are trashed each year and many more become critically delayed while being shipped on commercial airliners, a new investigation finds.


Travel

Miami Beach: Get Your Art On at These 4 Must-See Spots

Miami Beach: Get Your Art On at These 4 Must-See Spots

FINE ARTS | By Jill Gleeson | Feb 21
Step out of the sun to check out South Beach's diverse art scene, featuring old masters, modern marvels, Instagram-worthy murals, and a high-tech video installation.


Nightlife

The Glam Awards @ Sony Hall

The Glam Awards @ Sony Hall

PHOTO ALBUMS | Feb 8
The 21st Annual Glam Awards celebrates the best of New York City Nightlife, it is also an incredible display of creativity, talent and camaraderie.