Gay Chicago: The Latest

Amid Coronavirus Pandemic, Black Mistrust of Medicine Looms

Amid Coronavirus Pandemic, Black Mistrust of Medicine Looms

NEWS | By Aaron Morrison and Jay Reeves | Apr 5
How the government and medical community responds to the crisis will be especially crucial for outcomes among black Americans, civil rights advocates and medical experts say.

Front-Line Medical Staff Deaths Grow, Highlight Virus Risks

Front-Line Medical Staff Deaths Grow, Highlight Virus Risks

NEWS | By Nicole Winfield, Joseph Wilson, and David Rising | Apr 5
Air raid sirens sounded across China and flags flew at half staff in tribute Saturday to victims of the coronavirus pandemic, including the health care "martyrs" who have died fighting to save others.

AP Fact Check: Trump, 'Wartime' Pandemic Leader or 'Backup'?

AP Fact Check: Trump, 'Wartime' Pandemic Leader or 'Backup'?

NEWS | By Hope Yen and Calvin Woodward | Apr 5
Is he a wartime president or a backup point man? President Donald Trump seems to go back and forth on that, or both ways at once, in responding to the pandemic that takes more lives by the hour.

Hidden Suffering of Coronavirus: Stigma, Blaming, Shaming

Hidden Suffering of Coronavirus: Stigma, Blaming, Shaming

NEWS | By Christine Armario | Apr 5
The spreading global pandemic has tested the competing interests of public health and privacy, with thousands of individuals experiencing both physical illness and the less-visible stigma that can come with it.

Fake News Comeuppance? Fox News Sued for COVID-19 Coverage

Fake News Comeuppance? Fox News Sued for COVID-19 Coverage

NEWS | Apr 5
A little-known social action group out of Washington state has sued Fox News over their COVID-19 coverage.

Palm Sunday: Pope Celebrates Without Public in St. Peter's

Palm Sunday: Pope Celebrates Without Public in St. Peter's

NEWS | By Frances D'Emilio | Apr 5
Pope Francis celebrated Palm Sunday Mass without the public because of the coronavirus pandemic, which he said should focus people's attention on what's most important: using one's life to serve others.

Trump Uses Coronavirus Crisis to Push His Broader Agenda

Trump Uses Coronavirus Crisis to Push His Broader Agenda

NEWS | By Aamer Madhani | Apr 5
The coronavirus is projected to kill more than 100,000 Americans and has effectively shuttered the economy. But Trump and his advisers haven't lost sight of the opportunity to advance his agenda.

Pet Fostering Takes Off As Coronavirus Keeps Americans Home

Pet Fostering Takes Off As Coronavirus Keeps Americans Home

NEWS | By Margery A. Beck and Scott McFetridge | Apr 5
Thanks to an overwhelming response from people who suddenly found themselves stuck at home, shelters say they have placed record numbers of dogs, cats and other animals.

Mormons Unveil New Official Logo At Crowd-Less Conference

Mormons Unveil New Official Logo At Crowd-Less Conference

NEWS | By Brady McCombs | Apr 5
Church President Russell M. Nelson unveiled a new church logo that continued his push to rebrand how the faith is known and recognized around the world.

Watch: 'Daily Show' Skewers 'Heroes of the Pandumbic'

Watch: 'Daily Show' Skewers 'Heroes of the Pandumbic'

NEWS | By Robert Nesti | Apr 5
The Daily Show paid tribute to Fox News personalities and their coverage of COVID-19 over the past few weeks. Here are some lowlights.


News

Brazil Lacks Coronavirus Tests, Other Equipment, Report Says

Brazil Lacks Coronavirus Tests, Other Equipment, Report Says

INTERNATIONAL | By Diane Jeantet | Apr 5
Brazilian health officials grappling with the new coronavirus outbreak have issued a stark warning about a lack of hospital beds, masks, testing devices and trained staff across Latin America's largest nation.


Business

Military Recruiting Struggles as Enlistment Stations Close

Military Recruiting Struggles as Enlistment Stations Close

CORPORATE | By Lolita C. Baldor | Apr 5
As the coronavirus pandemic worsens and the country turns increasingly to the military for help, America's armed services are struggling to get new recruits.


Finance

Ptown Select Board Member Ignites Controversy with Viral Post

Ptown Select Board Member Ignites Controversy with Viral Post

NATIONAL | Mar 30
Travel to Provincetown during the COVID-19 crisis became an issue this past week when Select Board member Lise King "posted a Facebook message on Thursday that she found painful to write.


Cars

Keep Your Car Clean to Reduce Risk from Coronavirus

Keep Your Car Clean to Reduce Risk from Coronavirus

AUTO NEWS | By Ryan ZumMallen, Edmunds | Apr 4
Since vehicle interiors are essentially small contained spaces, it is important to take steps to reduce the risk of contracting the virus while driving or riding inside.


Style

4 Cointreau Cocktails to Shake Up Your Weekend

4 Cointreau Cocktails to Shake Up Your Weekend

FOOD/DRINK | Apr 3
You've got it stocked in your home bar, but what exactly is Cointreau? The orange-flavored liqueur dates back to 1885, but most of us aren't sure what to do with it besides using it as a component in a margarita. Until now.


Health/Fitness

As The Country Disinfects, Diabetes Patients Can't Find Rubbing Alcohol

As The Country Disinfects, Diabetes Patients Can't Find Rubbing Alcohol

HEALTH | By Lauren Weber | Apr 5
Rubbing alcohol and alcohol swabs or wipes are the latest products swept up by the nation's demand for anything and everything seen as a disinfectant against the novel coronavirus.


Travel

Virtual Vacation: The Mob Museum

Virtual Vacation: The Mob Museum

CULTURE | Apr 4
For the first time since opening in 2012, The Mob Museum, The National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, introduces virtual, guided tours highlighting its most popular exhibitions and artifacts.


Nightlife

'One Magical Weekend' Canceled for 2020

'One Magical Weekend' Canceled for 2020

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 3
The annual "One Magical Weekend" event that brings LGTBQ revelers to Orlando from around the world has been canceled for 2020, organizers of the event said in a release.