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GLAM Awards @ Sony Hall NYC :: January 14, 2019

GLAM Awards @ Sony Hall NYC :: January 14, 2019

NIGHTLIFE | Jan 16
The 20th edition of the GLAM Awards celebrated the best of NYC nightlife. Hosted by Ru Paul's Drag Race's Bob The Drag Queen and Peppermint, this was a night full of amazing performances, camaraderie and so much creativity!

Second Lady Karen Pence will Teach at School with Anti-Gay Policies

Second Lady Karen Pence will Teach at School with Anti-Gay Policies

NEWS | Jan 16
Second lady Karen Pence has a new gig: teaching art at a Christian school in Virginia that doesn't allow gay students, parents or workers.

Grammy-Nominated Album Shines Light on Transgender Pioneer

Grammy-Nominated Album Shines Light on Transgender Pioneer

NEWS | By Kristin M. Hall | Jan 16
For decades, Jackie Shane was a musical mystery: a riveting black transgender soul singer who packed out nightclubs in Toronto in the 1960s, but then disappeared after 1971.

Netflix Renews 'Grace and Frankie' Ahead of Season 5 Debut

Netflix Renews 'Grace and Frankie' Ahead of Season 5 Debut

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lynn Elber | Jan 16
As the fifth-season adventures of "Grace and Frankie " begin, viewers can rest assured there's more to come.

New York State Legislature Outlaws 'Conversion Therapy' on Minors

New York State Legislature Outlaws 'Conversion Therapy' on Minors

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 16
New York is set to become the latest state to outlaw the practice of so-called "conversion therapy" on minors with the signature of Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

Al-Shabab Extremists Claim Attack on Nairobi Hotel

Al-Shabab Extremists Claim Attack on Nairobi Hotel

NEWS | By Joseph Mwihia | Jan 16
Extremists stormed a luxury hotel in Kenya's capital on Tuesday, setting off thunderous explosions and gunning down people at cafe tables in an attack claimed by Africa's deadliest Islamic militant group.

Watch: Trailer for Erotic Space Thriller with Robert Pattinson 'High Life' Drops

Watch: Trailer for Erotic Space Thriller with Robert Pattinson 'High Life' Drops

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 16
The first trailer for the highly anticipated erotic space thriller "High Life," starring Robert Pattinson, was released Wednesday.

Watch: Randy Rainbow 'Hosts' Mike Pence in New Parody

Watch: Randy Rainbow 'Hosts' Mike Pence in New Parody

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 16
Musical political satirist Randy Rainbow is back in the faux interviewer's chair with a video that mashes a real news clip of the vice president together with one of Rainbow's signature show tune satires.

UK Government Faces No-Confidence Vote after Brexit Defeat

UK Government Faces No-Confidence Vote after Brexit Defeat

BUSINESS | By Danica Kirka, Jill Lawless, and Gregory Katz | Jan 16
British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a no-confidence vote Wednesday, a day after Parliament rejected her Brexit deal by a historic margin.

After Years of King's Remarks, Why Now for the GOP Response?

After Years of King's Remarks, Why Now for the GOP Response?

BUSINESS | By Scott McFetridge | Jan 16
Despite his seemingly endless string of racist comments and insults about immigrants, Iowa Rep. Steve King had the Republican Party's backing through nine elections. So why the GOP outrage now?


Entertainment

 Review :: Surviving R. Kelly

Review :: Surviving R. Kelly

TELEVISION | By Louise Adams | Jan 16
Why is the accused pedophile R. Kelly still able to maintain a "sex slave cult"? Why is this story not getting more traction in mainstream white media? Why do fans not abandon him? The six-part "Surviving R. Kelly" explores this.


Business

From Travel to IPOs, How Shutdown is Upsetting U.S. Economy

From Travel to IPOs, How Shutdown is Upsetting U.S. Economy

FINANCE | By Christopher Rugaber | Jan 16
As the partial government shutdown moves through its fourth week with no end in sight, the economic blow is being felt not only by federal workers but also by business people, households and travelers across the country.


Technology

Lights, Camera, Action! Tumbling Space Snowman in Film Debut

Lights, Camera, Action! Tumbling Space Snowman in Film Debut

SCIENCE | Jan 16
Scientists from NASA's New Horizons mission on Tuesday released the first stitched together animation of Ultima Thule (TOO-lee), the most distant object ever explored by humans.


Finance

Liberal Lawmakers Challenge Trump with Drug Cost Legislation

Liberal Lawmakers Challenge Trump with Drug Cost Legislation

HEALTH | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jan 10
Challenging the Trump administration on a top consumer issue, leading congressional liberals are proposing legislation that would radically reduce U.S. prescription drug bills by linking prices to lower costs in other countries.


Cars

VW, Ford Team Up on Pickups, May Cooperate on Electrics

VW, Ford Team Up on Pickups, May Cooperate on Electrics

AUTO NEWS | By David McHugh | Jan 16
Volkswagen and Ford say they're forming a global alliance in which they will together develop commercial vans and medium-sized pickups while exploring broader cooperation on battery-powered and autonomous vehicles.


Style

Key West Moves to Ban Sunscreens That Could Damage Reefs

Key West Moves to Ban Sunscreens That Could Damage Reefs

GROOMING | Jan 16
Officials in Key West took the initial steps toward banning the sale of sunscreens containing two ingredients that could be harmful to coral reefs.


Travel

Airport Security Screener No-Shows Soar

Airport Security Screener No-Shows Soar

POLITICS | By Jeff Martin, David Koenig | Jan 15
The number of airport security screeners failing to show up for work around the country is soaring as the partial government shutdown goes into its fourth week.