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24th Annual Seattle Queer Film Festival Unveils Opening and Closing Night Gala Films
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24th Annual Seattle Queer Film Festival Unveils Opening and Closing Night Gala Films

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | Aug 23
The largest festival of its kind in the Pacific Northwest, SQFF has announced its Opening and Closing Night gala screenings and launched a members-only early-bird sale of discounted tickets and passes.

Powerful, Obscure Law is Basis for Trump 'order' on Trade

Powerful, Obscure Law is Basis for Trump 'order' on Trade

BUSINESS | By Zeke Miller | Aug 25
President Donald Trump is threatening to use the emergency authority granted by a powerful but obscure federal law to make good on his tweeted "order" to U.S. businesses to cut ties in China amid a spiraling trade war between the two nations.

Plácido Domingo to Perform for First Time Since Accusations

Plácido Domingo to Perform for First Time Since Accusations

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 25
Plácido Domingo returns to the stage at the Salzburg Festival on Sunday in his first appearance since nine women accused him of sexual harassment in a report by The Associated Press.

Ex-Rep. Joe Walsh to Challenge Trump in 2020 GOP Primary

Ex-Rep. Joe Walsh to Challenge Trump in 2020 GOP Primary

NEWS | Aug 25
Joe Walsh, a former Illinois congressman ad tea party favorite turned radio talk show host, announced a longshot challenge Sunday to President Donald Trump for the Republican nomination in 2020, saying the incumbent is "completely unfit" for office.

Elizabeth Warren's Rise Started by Looking At the Bottom

Elizabeth Warren's Rise Started by Looking At the Bottom

NEWS | By Sharon Cohen | Aug 25
As a young scholar, Elizabeth Warren traveled to federal courthouses, studying families overwhelmed by debt. She tried to answer one question: Why were these folks going bankrupt?

Sheriff's Office: LA Deputy Lied About Being Shot by Sniper

Sheriff's Office: LA Deputy Lied About Being Shot by Sniper

NEWS | Aug 25
Authorities say a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy who said he was shot in a station parking lot was lying.

Ex-Congressman Gary Ackerman Accused of Violating A Teenager

Ex-Congressman Gary Ackerman Accused of Violating A Teenager

NEWS | Aug 25
Former U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman is being called a sexual "predator" in a lawsuit accusing the New York Democrat of violating a teenager at a Boy Scout camp five decades ago.

Brazilian Troops Begin Deploying to Fight Amazon Fires

Brazilian Troops Begin Deploying to Fight Amazon Fires

NEWS | By Marcelo Silva de Sousa | Aug 25
Backed by military aircraft, Brazilian troops on Saturday were deploying in the Amazon to fight fires that have swept the region and prompted anti-government protests as well as an international outcry.

Key West Tropical Heat Kickoff Pool Party @ Island House

Key West Tropical Heat Kickoff Pool Party @ Island House

NIGHTLIFE | Aug 25
Island House hosted a great pool party to kick off this year's Key West Tropical Heat.

Singer Eddie Money Says He Has Stage 4 Esophageal Cancer

Singer Eddie Money Says He Has Stage 4 Esophageal Cancer

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 25
Eddie Money says he has stage 4 esophageal cancer. The singer known for such hits as "Two Tickets to Paradise" and "Take Me Home Tonight" says his fate is in "God's hands."

Strip Down, Saddle Up: Naked Bikers Hit Philadelphia Streets

Strip Down, Saddle Up: Naked Bikers Hit Philadelphia Streets

NEWS | Aug 25
Hundreds of bicyclists gathered in a Philadelphia park on Saturday to disrobe before saddling up and setting off on the annual Philly Naked Bike Ride.


News

AP Fact Check: Trump's Swerves on Economy, Guns and Migrants

AP Fact Check: Trump's Swerves on Economy, Guns and Migrants

POLITICS | By Hope Yen and Josh Boak | Aug 24
From the economy to veterans and immigration, Trump routinely claims achievements of former president Barack Obama as fully his own or distorts the truth to undermine the Democrat's legacy. On problems uniquely his own, Trump deflects.


Entertainment

Disney Teases 'Star Wars,' 'Frozen 2,' More at Convention

Disney Teases 'Star Wars,' 'Frozen 2,' More at Convention

MOVIES | By Lindsey Bahr | Aug 25
Disney kicked things off with "Star Wars," revealing glimpses of some new footage from "Star Wars: Episode IX — The Rise of Skywalker." The film, which hits theaters Dec. 20, ends the Skywalker saga that began over 40 years ago.


Finance

A Brush With a Notorious Cat, My Rabies Education and the Big Bill That Followed

A Brush With a Notorious Cat, My Rabies Education and the Big Bill That Followed

HEALTH | By Caitlin Hillyard | Aug 22
What I learned, besides fascinating facts about rabies, its transmission and the horrible ways one can die from it, was that any one of us is a mere cat scratch away from financial peril if we aren't lucky enough to have good health insurance.


Style

PopUps: Justin Bieber Shows Off 'Impeccable' Style

PopUps: Justin Bieber Shows Off 'Impeccable' Style

CELEBRITIES | Aug 23
Taking to Instagram earlier this week, pop star Justin Bieber shared a few photos with his fans, declaring his "style is impeccable."


Health/Fitness

Molly to Treat PTSD? Some Experts Say Yes

Molly to Treat PTSD? Some Experts Say Yes

HEALTH | By Will Stone | Aug 23
Scientists are testing how pharmaceutical-grade MDMA can be used in combination with psychotherapy to help patients with a severe form of PTSD that has not responded to other treatments.


Travel

My 'LGBTQIAPK' Week at Sea with VACAYA

My 'LGBTQIAPK' Week at Sea with VACAYA

By Matthew Wexler | Aug 23
VACAYA's inaugural cruise offered a catch-all for queer travelers. Here's one guest's experience of his week at sea.


Nightlife

Northalsted Market Days

Northalsted Market Days

PHOTO ALBUMS | Aug 25
Market Days, The Boystown street festival, had many highlights with Mayor Lori Lightfoot joining Deborah Cox and Sheila E on the Bud Light Stage to dance, and Jake Shears from the Scissor Sisters shutting the night down.