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Searching for Footing in a Life Nearly Extinguished by COVID

Searching for Footing in a Life Nearly Extinguished by COVID

NEWS | By Adam Geller | Apr 22
like so many health care workers battered by the pandemic, Kari Wegg is searching for footing in a life after COVID. But the scars from a double lung transplant are constant reminders that it takes much more than a shot in the arm to get there.

Low on Beds, Oxygen, India Adds Global High 314K Virus Cases

Low on Beds, Oxygen, India Adds Global High 314K Virus Cases

NEWS | By Ashok Sharma | Apr 22
India reported a global record of more than 314,000 new infections Thursday as a grim coronavirus surge in the world's second-most populous country sends more sick people into a fragile health care system critically short of hospital beds and oxygen.

In College Tucker Carlson Was Member of the 'Dan White Society' (As in Harvey Milk's Assassin)

In College Tucker Carlson Was Member of the 'Dan White Society' (As in Harvey Milk's Assassin)

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 22
Tucker Carlson's toxicity has gone up a notch (if it can) this week when insights from his college yearbook were revealed. Amongst them was that he identified himself as being part of the "Dan White Society" in his 1991 Trinity College yearbook entry.

Watch: Ellen Describes Her Weed Adventure with Jimmy Kimmel, but Not Career Woes

Watch: Ellen Describes Her Weed Adventure with Jimmy Kimmel, but Not Career Woes

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 22
Ellen described her run-in with weed to Jimmy Kimmel on 4/20, but made no mention of her recent career woes.

After Dropping Half his Body Weight, Model Kevin Creekman Found Confidence through Covering Self in Ink

After Dropping Half his Body Weight, Model Kevin Creekman Found Confidence through Covering Self in Ink

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 21
Model and social media personality Kevin Creekman weighed 330 pounds when he turned 18. That was 16 years ago, now he weighs a healthy 152 pounds.

Colton Underwood Ex Cassie Randolph Was In the Dark About His Sexuality

Colton Underwood Ex Cassie Randolph Was In the Dark About His Sexuality

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 21
What did Cassie Randolph know and when did she know it? That was a big follow-up question to her ex-boyfriend and "Bachelor" contestant Colton Underwood's coming out last week, and it took a week for her (or someone) to answer it.

NYC Judge Agrees to Dismiss Thousands of Prostitution Cases

NYC Judge Agrees to Dismiss Thousands of Prostitution Cases

NEWS | Apr 21
A New York judge agreed Wednesday to dismiss thousands of prostitution-related offenses dating to the 1970s at the request of the Manhattan district attorney, who also said he would no longer prosecute many offenses related to sex work.

Strides Against HIV/AIDS Falter, Especially in the South, as Nation Battles Covid

Strides Against HIV/AIDS Falter, Especially in the South, as Nation Battles Covid

NEWS | By Sarah Varney | Apr 21
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused profound disruptions in almost every aspect of the battle against HIV/AIDS, grounding outreach teams, sharply curtailing testing and diverting critical staff away from laboratories and medical centers.

Start a CBD Wellness Routine for Your Pet in 5 Easy Steps

Start a CBD Wellness Routine for Your Pet in 5 Easy Steps

NEWS | Apr 21
From traveling with your pets to getting out and about with them, we've shared how CBD can benefit your pet and support their daily wellness, mobility and sense of calm. Maybe you're even ready to try CBD with your own canine companion or feline friend.

YouTube Demonetized Controversial Makeup Star James Charles After Sexual Misconduct Allegations

YouTube Demonetized Controversial Makeup Star James Charles After Sexual Misconduct Allegations

NEWS | Apr 21
It will be harder for controversial makeup star James Charles to make money off his incredibly popular YouTube videos after he was accused of sexual misconduct with minors.


News

Gay Texas Teen Prevails over School's Nail Polish Policy

Gay Texas Teen Prevails over School's Nail Polish Policy

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 21
Out Texas teen Trevor Wilkinson was suspended late last year for wearing nail polish to school in violating of the dress code. With community support...he's helped to overturn that policy.


Entertainment

Watch: Who'd Play Him in a Movie? Boy George Wants to be 'Impressed'

Watch: Who'd Play Him in a Movie? Boy George Wants to be 'Impressed'

CELEBRITIES | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 21
Boy George doesn't yet know the answer to the question "Who would play you in a movie?" but, reports say, he's looking to be "impressed" by whoever lands the role.


Business

United Airlines Stock Plunges After Another Big Loss

United Airlines Stock Plunges After Another Big Loss

By David Koening | Apr 21
Shares of United Airlines tumbled by 8.5% Tuesday after the airline reported a larger first-quarter loss than expected and suggested that key business and international travel won't recover significantly until next year.


Technology

Half of US Adults Have Received At Least One COVID-19 Shot

Half of US Adults Have Received At Least One COVID-19 Shot

NATIONAL | By Hope Yen and Jonathan Mattise | Apr 19
Half of all adults in the U.S. have received at least one COVID-19 shot, the government announced Sunday, marking another milestone in the nation's largest-ever vaccination campaign.


Finance

How To Get A Small-Dollar Mortgage

How To Get A Small-Dollar Mortgage

NATIONAL | By Bob Musinski | Apr 20
While these loans are a small share of the overall number of mortgages issued each year, they are vital to low- and middle-income families who are trying to buy a home.


Cars

Scrutiny of Tesla Crash a Sign that Regulation May be Coming

Scrutiny of Tesla Crash a Sign that Regulation May be Coming

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Apr 21
The fiery crash of a Tesla near Houston with no one behind the wheel is drawing scrutiny from two federal agencies that could bring new regulation of electronic systems that take on some driving tasks.


Style

Four Fired Brew Pub Workers Claim Anti-LGBTQ Bias

Four Fired Brew Pub Workers Claim Anti-LGBTQ Bias

FOOD/DRINK | Apr 21
Four front-of-house staffers at BrewDog, an Indianapolis brew pub, allege that they were fired for being LGBTQ. The company they used to work for has faced similar controversy before.


Health/Fitness

North Carolina Won't Pass Bill to Ban Youth Trans Procedures

North Carolina Won't Pass Bill to Ban Youth Trans Procedures

NATIONAL | By Bryan Anderson | Apr 21
The office of North Carolina's Republican Senate leader said on Tuesday the chamber won't advance a controversial bill put forward this month by three GOP members that sought to limit medical treatments for transgender people under 21.


Travel

Pandemic Puts Tulips, Bluebells, Cherry Blossoms in Hiding

Pandemic Puts Tulips, Bluebells, Cherry Blossoms in Hiding

By Raf Casert | Apr 21
There is no stopping flowers when they bloom, blossoms when they burst. Unfortunately, people have been stopped from enjoying them these days.