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Jeffree Star Hospitalized after Wyoming Car Crash

Jeffree Star Hospitalized after Wyoming Car Crash

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 16
YouTube personality, businessman and musician Jeffree Star was hospitalized after a car crash in Wyoming.

'Bridesmaids' Stars Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo to Pen Evil Stepsisters Disney Film

'Bridesmaids' Stars Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo to Pen Evil Stepsisters Disney Film

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Apr 16
The "Bridesmaids" and "Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar" comedic co-stars are teaming up again for a live-action Disney movie about Cinderella's evil stepsisters.

Watch: Turning 42, Luke Evans Shares Buff Thirst Trap as He Returns to his London Gym

Watch: Turning 42, Luke Evans Shares Buff Thirst Trap as He Returns to his London Gym

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 16
Luke Evans turned 42 on April 15 and shared a post on Instagram in which he sported a salt-and-pepper mustache and beard while spinning in a make-up chair on the set of a new project.

Watch: HBO Max Announces 'Legendary' Season 2 With Dazzling Teaser

Watch: HBO Max Announces 'Legendary' Season 2 With Dazzling Teaser

ENTERTAINMENT | By Brendan Walker | Apr 16
Earlier today, HBO Max announced the second season of "Legendary," the streaming service's hit ballroom competition show.

Liberty Sues Jerry Falwell Jr., Seeking Millions in Damages

Liberty Sues Jerry Falwell Jr., Seeking Millions in Damages

NEWS | By Sarah Rankin | Apr 16
Liberty University has filed a civil lawsuit against its former leader, Jerry Falwell Jr., seeking tens of millions in damages after the two parted ways acrimoniously last year.

Considering CBD for Your Parents or Loved Senior? Here's What You Need to Know

Considering CBD for Your Parents or Loved Senior? Here's What You Need to Know

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Kelsy Chauvin | Apr 16
With Mother's Day and Father's Day around the corner, CBD can be that unexpected gift to elevate the celebration and help loved ones feel their best.

Watch: Brothers Osborne Release New Song 'Younger Me,' Inspired by Singer's Coming Out

Watch: Brothers Osborne Release New Song 'Younger Me,' Inspired by Singer's Coming Out

ENTERTAINMENT | By Brendan Walker | Apr 16
Brothers Osborne released their new single "Younger Me" this week, inspired by T.J. Osborne's experience coming to terms with his sexuality and eventual decision to come out as gay earlier this year.

'Harry Potter' Actor Helen McCrory Dies of Cancer at 52

'Harry Potter' Actor Helen McCrory Dies of Cancer at 52

NEWS | Apr 16
British actor Helen McCrory, who starred in the television show "Peaky Blinders" and the "Harry Potter" movies, has died, her husband said Friday. She was 52 and had been suffering from cancer.

Colton Underwood Shares 1st Instagram Post Since Coming Out, Gus Kenworthy Responds

Colton Underwood Shares 1st Instagram Post Since Coming Out, Gus Kenworthy Responds

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 16
Days after coming out to the public as gay in an interview with "Good Morning America" this week, "Bachelor" star Colton Underwood took to Instagram to share his first post since his reveal.

Harry Styles Shocks in Leaked Images From 'Little Mermaid' Themed Shoot

Harry Styles Shocks in Leaked Images From 'Little Mermaid' Themed Shoot

ENTERTAINMENT | By Brendan Walker | Apr 16
Harry Styles is once again turning heads but this time it's for his "Little Mermaid" inspired photoshoot.


News

Watch: Supporters Rally after Utah Student Cuts Down School's Pride Flag

Watch: Supporters Rally after Utah Student Cuts Down School's Pride Flag

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 16
Students, parents, and alumni rallied outside a Utah high school after a student reportedly cut down a Pride flag that hung in a welcoming gesture as part of a Diversity Week.


Business

Disney's New 'Gender-Inclusive' Policies Modernize the Family-Friendly Theme Parks

Disney's New 'Gender-Inclusive' Policies Modernize the Family-Friendly Theme Parks

NATIONAL | By Matthew Wexler | Apr 15
Mickey's high-waisted red shorts and Minnie's polka-dot flared skirt with a sensible yellow heel won't be changing any time soon, but for Disney Park "cast members" (aka employees), new policies indicate that times are changing.


Technology

Reports: Hackers Hit Hookup App Manhunt, Steal User Info

Reports: Hackers Hit Hookup App Manhunt, Steal User Info

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 15
Hackers cracked a database belonging to gay hookup app Manhunt, and stole the information of more than a half million users, including "usernames, email addresses and passwords," the company confirmed.


Finance

Are Crypto Rewards Credit Cards A Good Idea?

Are Crypto Rewards Credit Cards A Good Idea?

NATIONAL | By Toni Perkins-Southam | Apr 16
Crypto rewards credit cards are the newest incentive-style payment option meant to reward users via the ability to earn cryptocurrencies. But how do they work and are they right for you?


Cars

Safety Groups, Unions Urge U.S. to Fix Recalled Gov't Vehicles

Safety Groups, Unions Urge U.S. to Fix Recalled Gov't Vehicles

AUTO NEWS | Apr 16
More than a dozen consumer groups and three federal employee unions are asking the U.S. government to stop using vehicles in its fleet with unrepaired safety recalls.


Health/Fitness

Airports Step Up Mental Health Assistance as Passenger Anxiety Soars

Airports Step Up Mental Health Assistance as Passenger Anxiety Soars

HEALTH | By Katja Ridderbusch | Apr 16
Airport chaplains have become close witnesses to people's worsening mental condition. "No doubt, the pandemic has accelerated the need for our services to a new level," said the Rev. Greg McBrayer.