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GOP Tax Bill Guts 'Obamacare' Insurance Mandate

GOP Tax Bill Guts 'Obamacare' Insurance Mandate

NEWS | By Ricard Alonso-Zaldivar | Dec 16
Republicans didn't get their wish to repeal former President Barack Obama's health care law, but the tax bill barreling toward a final vote in Congress guts its most unpopular provision, the requirement that virtually all Americans carry health insurance.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Denies Knowing Women He Met

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Denies Knowing Women He Met

NEWS | By Calvin Woodward | Dec 16
Like Roy Moore before him, President Donald Trump has denied he knows or ever met women who have accused him of unwanted sexual advances. That denial is no more plausible than what people heard from the defeated Alabama Senate candidate.

The Kids are All Right: 'Youthquake' is Oxford Word of 2017

The Kids are All Right: 'Youthquake' is Oxford Word of 2017

NEWS | Dec 16
Oxford Dictionaries recognized the power of the millennial generation Friday with its 2017 word of the year : youthquake.

Pastor Blames Moore's Election Loss on Alabama's Love of Pornography

Pastor Blames Moore's Election Loss on Alabama's Love of Pornography

NEWS | Dec 16
"Kill the Gays" Pastor Kevin Swanson took time on his radio program Wednesday to reflect on anti-LGBTQ Alabama former jurist Roy Moore's historical loss to Democrat Doug Jones in the special election for the United States Senate.

Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some Who Died in 2017

Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some Who Died in 2017

NEWS | By Bernard McGhee | Dec 16
They made music that inspired legions of fans.

Study: Transgender People More Likely to Lack Health Plans

Study: Transgender People More Likely to Lack Health Plans

NEWS | Dec 16
A study says transgender people are more likely to lack health insurance than those whose gender corresponds to their sex at birth.

Moore Tells Supporters 'Battle is not Over' in Senate Race

Moore Tells Supporters 'Battle is not Over' in Senate Race

NEWS | Dec 16
Alabama Republican Roy Moore on Friday told supporters that the "battle is not over" in Alabama's Senate race even though President Donald Trump and others have called on him to concede.

Major Media Players Start Commission for Sexual Misconduct

Major Media Players Start Commission for Sexual Misconduct

NEWS | By Andrew Dalton | Dec 16
Hollywood executives and other major players in entertainment have established a commission to be chaired by Anita Hill that intends to combat sexual misconduct and inequality across the industry.

Judge Who's Against Gay Adoption Misses Disciplinary Hearing

Judge Who's Against Gay Adoption Misses Disciplinary Hearing

NEWS | Dec 15
A Kentucky judge has not put up a defense at a hearing stemming from his moral objections to hear adoption cases involving same-sex couples.

Unique Premise Helps 'Search Party' Find its Following

Unique Premise Helps 'Search Party' Find its Following

ENTERTAINMENT | By Alicia Rancilio | Dec 15
Star Alia Shawkat, along with fellow executive producers Rogers, Lilly Burns and Sara-Violet Bliss chatted about "Search Party" to The Associated Press ahead of Sunday's season finale.


Entertainment

Will Omarosa Fight Her 'Black Woman Civil War' As an Army of One?

Will Omarosa Fight Her 'Black Woman Civil War' As an Army of One?

CELEBRITIES | Dec 15
Is a "Bye Felicia" gone viral the first shot fired in a "black woman civil war?" According to recently ousted White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman it is. But given her unpopularity among women of color in the media, she may be fighting alone.


Business

EU Agrees to Catch More Fish Sustainably in 2018

EU Agrees to Catch More Fish Sustainably in 2018

CORPORATE | Dec 15
European Union nations have agreed to set quota levels that ensure more sustainable fishing in the northeastern Atlantic and the North Sea, but environmentalists insist the bloc is behind in its schedule to end overfishing by 2020.


Finance

SeniorAdvice.com Names Top Fifteen LGBT-Friendly Senior Living Communities in America

SeniorAdvice.com Names Top Fifteen LGBT-Friendly Senior Living Communities in America

REAL ESTATE | Dec 7
The lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) senior community is currently a very important part of the American population, and the struggle for resources and housing can sometimes be difficult.


Cars

Edmunds: Best Year-End Car Deals for 2017

Edmunds: Best Year-End Car Deals for 2017

AUTO NEWS | By Matt Jones and Ronald Montoya | Dec 15
Every December, carmakers and dealerships scramble to hit end-of-year goals and sell off vehicles from the outgoing model year. But this December might be one for the record books.


Style

Recipe: Modern Green Bean Casserole

Recipe: Modern Green Bean Casserole

FOOD/DRINK | By Katie Workman | Dec 16
For the holidays, there are people who absolutely love a classic green bean casserole made with condensed soup, canned beans and packaged fried onions. Here's a modern remake with fresh ingredients.


Travel

More Than 200 People Sickened Onboard Ovation of the Seas Cruise

More Than 200 People Sickened Onboard Ovation of the Seas Cruise

By Beth J. Harpaz | Dec 15
More than 200 people became sick and five were hospitalized in Australia after an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness aboard a cruise ship earlier this month.


Nightlife

Sleigh Toys For Tots @ Valanni Restaurant Philly

Sleigh Toys For Tots @ Valanni Restaurant Philly

PHOTO ALBUMS | Dec 14
Valanni held their annual Toys for Tots event that was super-sized to include Bravo's Teresa Giudice from the RHONJ and friends from PhiladelphiaStyle! The host and Emcee was Brittany Lynn and featured Iris Spectre, Aloe Vera and Lady Geisha.