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Sex Abuse Pervasive in Pakistan Islamic Schools

Sex Abuse Pervasive in Pakistan Islamic Schools

NEWS | Nov 22
An AP investigation has found that sexual abuse is a pervasive problem at madrassas, or Islamic schools, in Pakistan. But in a culture where clerics are powerful and sexual abuse is a taboo subject, it is seldom discussed or even acknowledged.

Backstreet Boys Singer Nick Carter Accused of Rape

Backstreet Boys Singer Nick Carter Accused of Rape

NEWS | Nov 22
Melissa Schuman, a former member of the early 00s teen pop group Dream, accused Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter of rape.

Watch: London Man Sentenced to Jail for Smashing Glass in Gay Man's Face

Watch: London Man Sentenced to Jail for Smashing Glass in Gay Man's Face

NEWS | Nov 22
A London man was sentenced to two years in prison for smashing a pint glass in a gay man's face during an unprovoked attack at a pub earlier this year.

Craftism: Melding of Crafting and Activism is Having a Moment

Craftism: Melding of Crafting and Activism is Having a Moment

STYLE | By Melissa Kossler Dutton | Nov 22
The combination of crafting and activism - sometimes called craftivism - is centuries-old. Early this year, women knit "pussy hats" ahead of Women's Marches in Washington and around the country to protest Donald Trump's election as president.

Anti-Gay Marriage Group Knew of Lawmaker's Secret Gay Life

Anti-Gay Marriage Group Knew of Lawmaker's Secret Gay Life

NEWS | By Julie Carr Smyth | Nov 22
The nation's leading anti-gay marriage organization was among the Christian conservative groups that knew a recently resigned Republican Ohio lawmaker had extramarital sexual contact with other men.

In Erotic 'Call Me By Your Name,' Sunshine and Summer Love

In Erotic 'Call Me By Your Name,' Sunshine and Summer Love

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Nov 22
An intoxicating eroticism - of love, of cinema - runs deep in "Call Me By Your Name." Since its unveiling at the Sundance Film Festival, Luca Gaudagnino's sensuous and insightful coming-of-age tale has been swooned over like few films this year.

2nd US Judge Halts Proposed Transgender Military Ban

2nd US Judge Halts Proposed Transgender Military Ban

NEWS | By David McFadden | Nov 22
Another federal judge has halted a proposed transgender military ban, expanding on an initial ruling issued last month against the plan by President Donald Trump's administration.

Teen Idol David Cassidy, 'Partridge Family' Star, Dies at 67

Teen Idol David Cassidy, 'Partridge Family' Star, Dies at 67

NEWS | By Hillel Italie | Nov 22
David Cassidy, the teen and pre-teen idol who starred in the 1970s sitcom "The Partridge Family" and sold millions of records as the musical group's lead singer, died at age 67.

Years Into Journey, Transgender Teen Still Finding Himself

Years Into Journey, Transgender Teen Still Finding Himself

NEWS | By Tamara Lush | Nov 22
This summer, Theo changed in a different way. Raised loosely Catholic, Theo met a Muslim classmate and did some research.

Mugabe Leaves Legacy of Economic Ruin, Upheaval in Zimbabwe

Mugabe Leaves Legacy of Economic Ruin, Upheaval in Zimbabwe

NEWS | By Andrew Meldrum | Nov 22
From widely acclaimed liberator of his nation to despotic dictator, Robert Mugabe's 37-year rule of Zimbabwe has been one of Africa's most controversial and influential.


News

Disney Animation, Pixar Chief John Lasseter Taking Leave

Disney Animation, Pixar Chief John Lasseter Taking Leave

NATIONAL | By Lindsey Bahr | Nov 22
Just days before Pixar's "Coco" is set to hit theaters, Pixar co-founder and Walt Disney Animation chief John Lasseter announced he is taking a six-month leave of absence citing "missteps" with employees.


Entertainment

 Review :: Wild Boar
Chicago, IL

Review :: Wild Boar

THEATRE | By Becky Sarwate | Nov 20
Silk Road Rising stages a U.S. premiere of "Wild Boar," through December 17th.

 Review :: Darkest Hour

Review :: Darkest Hour

MOVIES | By Roger Walker-Dack | Nov 22
Gary Oldman gives a tour de force performance as the British WWII Prime Minister Winston Churchill, facing one of his greatest challenges at the beginning of the war.


Technology

Self-Taught Rocket Scientist Plans to Launch Over Ghost Town

Self-Taught Rocket Scientist Plans to Launch Over Ghost Town

PERSONAL TECH | By Pat Graham | Nov 22
The countdown to launch creeps closer and there's still plenty for self-taught rocket scientist an flat farther "Mad" Mike Hughes to do.


Finance

Woman Must Pay Katy Perry for Interfering with Convent Sale

Woman Must Pay Katy Perry for Interfering with Convent Sale

CELEBRITIES | By Andrew Dalton | Nov 18
A jury has found that a businesswoman must pay $5 million to singer Katy Perry and the archdiocese of Los Angeles, finding that the woman intentionally interfered with the sale to Perry of a hilltop property that was once a convent.


Cars

Volvo to Supply Uber with Thousands of Self-Driving Cars

Volvo to Supply Uber with Thousands of Self-Driving Cars

AUTO NEWS | By Jari Tanner | Nov 22
Volvo Cars said Monday it will sell tens of thousands of self-driving cars to Uber, which is expanding to become an operator and owner of its own car fleet.


Style

Amazon Joins (RED) in the Fight to End AIDS

Amazon Joins (RED) in the Fight to End AIDS

AIDS | Nov 21
(RED) and Amazon are teaming-up for (SHOPATHON)RED -- a special holiday shopping experience offering people a selection of exclusive (RED) products that raise money for the Global Fund to fight AIDS in Africa.


Travel

Watch: An Insider's Look at 5 Unique NYC Hotels

Watch: An Insider's Look at 5 Unique NYC Hotels

Nov 22
A look at five New York City hotels, each with something fun and unique to offer: coolest coworking spaces, best historic restoration, most playful, most luxurious look and best theme.


Nightlife

Winter Rendezvous 2017: Downhill Costume Drag Competition @ Stowe Mountain Resort, January 21, 2017

Winter Rendezvous 2017: Downhill Costume Drag Competition @ Stowe Mountain Resort, January 21, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | Nov 20
It was such a fun time for those who participated and those who cheered on the contestants during the annual Winter Rendezvous Downhill Costume Drag Competition at Stowe Mountain Resort. Sign Up Today for 2018!