Gay Baltimore: The Latest

Alabama Public Television Won't Run 'Arthur' Gay Wedding

Alabama Public Television Won't Run 'Arthur' Gay Wedding

ENTERTAINMENT | May 21
Alabama Public Television has chosen not to air an episode of the PBS children's show "Arthur" because it included a same-sex wedding.

In Gender-Swap Photo Filters, Some Trans People See Therapy

In Gender-Swap Photo Filters, Some Trans People See Therapy

NEWS | By Jeff McMillan | May 21
Hit a button, and you're "transformed" into a woman. The beard disappears. The face and jaw smooth out. The hair floats jauntily around the shoulders.

2020 Candidates Mourn Transgender Woman's Death

2020 Candidates Mourn Transgender Woman's Death

NEWS | May 21
Democratic presidential candidates are mourning a 23-year-old transgender woman in Texas who authorities say was the victim of "homicidal violence."

Ex-Nurse Accused of Raping Patient Appeals HIV Testing Order

Ex-Nurse Accused of Raping Patient Appeals HIV Testing Order

NEWS | By Jacques Billeaud | May 21
A former nurse charged with sexually assaulting an incapacitated woman who later gave birth at a Phoenix long-term care facility has appealed a court order requiring a test to determine if he has HIV or other sexually transmitted diseases.

In Cannes, Terrence Malick Uncovers 'A Hidden Life'

In Cannes, Terrence Malick Uncovers 'A Hidden Life'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | May 21
"Where's Terrence Malick?"

Elle Fanning OK After Fainting at Cannes Dinner

Elle Fanning OK After Fainting at Cannes Dinner

ENTERTAINMENT | May 21
Elle Fanning says she fainted at a Cannes Film Festival dinner because he dress was too tight.

Ventimiglia Says Trip Showed Him Red Nose Charity's Impact

Ventimiglia Says Trip Showed Him Red Nose Charity's Impact

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lynn Elber | May 21
"This Is Us" star Milo Ventimiglia learned firsthand what the Red Nose Day's fundraising campaign means to children in need, and he's eager to spread the word.

Tarantino is Back in Cannes, 25 Years After 'Pulp Fiction'

Tarantino is Back in Cannes, 25 Years After 'Pulp Fiction'

ENTERTAINMENT | May 21
Twenty-five years after premiering "Pulp Fiction" in Cannes, Quentin Tarantino is set to bring his latest, "Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood" to the French Riviera festival Tuesday.

'Hippie' Island Off Seattle Sees Shift in Low Vaccine Rate

'Hippie' Island Off Seattle Sees Shift in Low Vaccine Rate

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Sally Ho | May 21
The Vashon Island School District has seen a significant increase in fully immunized children.

Town Hall on Enemy Turf? Fox News Debate Divides 2020 Dems

Town Hall on Enemy Turf? Fox News Debate Divides 2020 Dems

NEWS | By Will Weissert | May 21
Whether to appear on the nation's top-rated cable news channel has become an unlikely marker for the divergent strategies top Democrats vying for the White House are employing.


News

In Pennsylvania, Trump outs 2020 Chances, Swipes at Biden

In Pennsylvania, Trump outs 2020 Chances, Swipes at Biden

POLITICS | By Darlene Superville | May 21
President Donald Trump voiced confidence Monday in his ability to win a repeat victory in Pennsylvania in 2020 and took a fresh swipe at one of his leading Democratic rivals.


Entertainment

 Review :: Happy Death Day 2U

Review :: Happy Death Day 2U

MOVIES | By Ken Tasho | May 21
I'm happy to announce that this sequel isn't the train wreck I thought it'd be. Rather, the film is a clever and inventive follow-up even if it's completely unnecessary.


Business

Pot 'Legalization 2.0': Social Equity Becomes A Key Question

Pot 'Legalization 2.0': Social Equity Becomes A Key Question

LEGAL | By Jennifer Peltz | May 21
Advocates for legalizing marijuana have long argued it would strike a blow for social justice after a decades-long drug war that disproportionately targeted minority and poor communities.


Technology

Google Says Services on Huawei Phone Still Will Function

Google Says Services on Huawei Phone Still Will Function

PERSONAL TECH | May 21
Google is assuring users of Huawei smartphones the American company's basic services will work on them following U.S. government restrictions on doing business with the Chinese tech giant.


Finance

'Sham' Sharing Ministries Test Faith Of Patients And Insurance Regulators

'Sham' Sharing Ministries Test Faith Of Patients And Insurance Regulators

HEALTH | By JoNel Aleccia | May 20
Washington State residents thought they had purchased health insurance through an online site. But when it was time to pay the bills, they learned that the products they bought weren't insurance at all.


Cars

Seeing A Twisting Road Ahead, Ford Cuts 7K White-Collar Jobs

Seeing A Twisting Road Ahead, Ford Cuts 7K White-Collar Jobs

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | May 21
Ford revealed details of its long-awaited restructuring plan Monday as it prepared for a future of electric and autonomous vehicles by parting ways with 7,000 white-collar workers worldwide, about 10% of its global salaried workforce.


Style

'Tortilla Movement' Seeks to Restore Mexico's Iconic Food

'Tortilla Movement' Seeks to Restore Mexico's Iconic Food

FOOD/DRINK | By María Teresa Hernández | May 21
As Mexico City's 9 million residents sleep in the pre-dawn darkness, busy hands are already preparing the day's corn tortillas in the small kitchen of Molino El Pujol.


Health/Fitness

In Abortion Debates, Female Lawmakers Recount Their Rapes

In Abortion Debates, Female Lawmakers Recount Their Rapes

NATIONAL | By Julie Carr Smyth and Christina A. Cassidy | May 18
For more than two decades, Nancy Mace did not speak publicly about her rape. In April, when she finally broke her silence, she chose the most public of forums — before her colleagues in South Carolina's legislature.