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Teacher Nixes Ban on 'Large Afros' at Concert After Uproar

Teacher Nixes Ban on 'Large Afros' at Concert After Uproar

STYLE | Dec 10
A middle-school music teacher apologized Monday and backed off his instructions that students should not have "Mohawks, Large Afros, or any other outlandish" hairstyles at an upcoming chorus concert.

Stormy Daniels Protests Law Raising Age for Exotic Dancers

Stormy Daniels Protests Law Raising Age for Exotic Dancers

NEWS | Dec 10
Stormy Daniels joined other women to voice opposition to a law that raises the age requirement for exotic dancers in Louisiana strip clubs from 18 to 21.

Grindr Exec Quits Over President's Gay Marriage Remarks

Grindr Exec Quits Over President's Gay Marriage Remarks

NEWS | Dec 10
The head of Grindr's communications announced he has resigned following remarks the gay dating app's president made about marriage equality.

PopUps: Drake Reveals Revealing Shirtless Selfie

PopUps: Drake Reveals Revealing Shirtless Selfie

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 10
Drake is here to make your Monday blues slightly better.

Spice Girl Mel B Cancels Event After Severe Injury, Surgery

Spice Girl Mel B Cancels Event After Severe Injury, Surgery

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 10
Spice Girl Melanie Brown has suffered an unexplained injury in New York that required surgery to prevent her from losing her hand.

Santa Speedo Run/Boston ::  December 8, 2018

Santa Speedo Run/Boston :: December 8, 2018

NIGHTLIFE | Dec 10
It was the coldest Santa Speedo Run ever in Boston, but that didn't keep participants from running through its Back Bay route. Check out these fun photos.

'The Favourite' Leads Film Nominees for Critics' Choice

'The Favourite' Leads Film Nominees for Critics' Choice

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 10
"The Favourite" leads the field of films with 14 nominations for the 24th annual Critics' Choice Awards.

Santa's Skivvis Run, San Francisco :: December 9, 2018

Santa's Skivvis Run, San Francisco :: December 9, 2018

NIGHTLIFE | Dec 10
Santa's helpers came out to San Francisco for the annual Skivvi's run. Hundreds of people stripped down to their skivvi's to run a mile course through the iconic Castro district to raise money for AIDS related organizations.

Two Suspects Arrested In Connection with Alleged Stabbing Attack Targeting Gay Couple

Two Suspects Arrested In Connection with Alleged Stabbing Attack Targeting Gay Couple

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 10
Two suspects are now in custody in connection with an attack on a gay couple in Las Vegas.

Alleged Subway Attacker Fractures Woman's Spine, Hurls Anti-LGBT Slur

Alleged Subway Attacker Fractures Woman's Spine, Hurls Anti-LGBT Slur

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 10
A homophobic subway attack in New York City left a 20-year-old woman with a spinal fracture, media reports say, after the alleged assailant berated her and another woman for sharing a kiss.


News

Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray Apologizes for Anti-Gay Tweets

Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray Apologizes for Anti-Gay Tweets

SPORTS | Dec 10
Newly minted Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray is apologizing for anti-gay tweets posted to his Twitter account several years ago, when he was 14 and 15.


Entertainment

 Review :: Come From Away

Review :: Come From Away

THEATRE | By Kevin Taft | Dec 10
Making something beautiful from tragedy, the Tony Award winning musical "Come from Away" is one of the most moving and uplifting experiences I've had at the theatre in a long time.


Business

Evers Not Optimistic Wisconsin Gov. Walker Will Veto Bills

Evers Not Optimistic Wisconsin Gov. Walker Will Veto Bills

LEGAL | Dec 10
Wisconsin's Democratic Gov.-elect Tony Evers said Sunday he's not optimistic that outgoing governor Scott Walker will veto bills approved by the Republican-dominated Legislature that would limit the new governor's power.


Technology

Milan's Plan to Become Cleaner and Greener: Plant a Tree

Milan's Plan to Become Cleaner and Greener: Plant a Tree

SCIENCE | By Colleen Barry | Dec 10
If Italy's fashion capital has a predominant color, it is gray — not only because of the blocks of neoclassical stone buildings, but also due to its often-gray sky, which traps pollution. But Milan now wants to shift its palette toward green.


Finance

Need Health Insurance? Deadline is December 15

Need Health Insurance? Deadline is December 15

HEALTH | By Michelle Andrews | Dec 10
The annual open-enrollment period for people who buy their own insurance on the Affordable Care Act's marketplaces ends Dec. 15 in most states.


Cars

GM Plant Closing Not Expected to Stall Detroit's Rebound

GM Plant Closing Not Expected to Stall Detroit's Rebound

AUTO NEWS | By Corey Williams | Dec 8
General Motors' planned shutdown of its Detroit-Hamtramck plant would leave only one auto assembly factory in the city known for "putting America on wheels," but the closure and job losses are not expected to stall-out Detroit's comeback.


Travel

Britain's Unlikeliest Tourist Destination Gets a Festive Makeover

Britain's Unlikeliest Tourist Destination Gets a Festive Makeover

Dec 10
The plastic-covered tunnel linking a Sainsbury's store in Bude, Cornwall, to its car park has been thrilling visitors this year after unexpectedly topping TripAdvisor's list of things to do in the seaside town.