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Pipeline Operator Says 'Normal Operations' Have Resumed

Pipeline Operator Says 'Normal Operations' Have Resumed

NEWS | May 15
The operator of the nation's largest gasoline pipeline — hit on May 7th by a ransomware attack — announced Saturday that it has resumed "normal operations," delivering fuel to its markets, including a large swath of the East Coast.

Watch: 'The Viewers Fired Her' — Former Producer Slams Ellen DeGeneres

Watch: 'The Viewers Fired Her' — Former Producer Slams Ellen DeGeneres

ENTERTAINMENT | May 15
A former producer on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" told an Australian morning chat show this week that the viewers fired the talk show host. "I think the viewers have woken up finally," said Hedda Muskat.

Watch: Shooting Deaths of Danny Henson and Serenity Hollis Mark at Least 25 Anti-Trans Killings in 2021

Watch: Shooting Deaths of Danny Henson and Serenity Hollis Mark at Least 25 Anti-Trans Killings in 2021

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | May 15
The May 4 shooting death of Danika "Danny" Henson and the May 8 shooting death of Serenity Hollis marked the year's 24th and 25th cases of lethal violence targeting trans and gender-nonconforming people.

After Donating a Kidney, Out Pol Brian Sims Encourages Organ Donor Registration

After Donating a Kidney, Out Pol Brian Sims Encourages Organ Donor Registration

NEWS | May 15
Pennsylvania Democrat Brian Sims shared an empowering series of social media posts this past week that said he had shared a dinner with the man to whom he donated a kidney last year.

Watch: 'The Gaycation Travel Show' Takes on Manhattan

Watch: 'The Gaycation Travel Show' Takes on Manhattan

NEWS | By Matthew Wexler | May 15
The first episode of "The Gaycation Travel Show" takes viewers on a virtual tour on Manhattan with host Ravi Roth and special guest Ivan Quintanilla.

Prosecutors Ask to Drop Most Charges in Doctor Rape Case

Prosecutors Ask to Drop Most Charges in Doctor Rape Case

NEWS | May 15
State prosecutors on Friday asked a judge to dismiss most sex crime charges filed against a reality TV doctor and his girlfriend, who are accused of drugging and raping several women at their Southern California home.

Newsom's Spending Binge Reshapes California Recall Election

Newsom's Spending Binge Reshapes California Recall Election

NEWS | By Michael R. Blood | May 15
A fading coronavirus crisis and an astounding windfall of tax dollars have reshuffled California's emerging recall election, allowing Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom to talk about an end to most COVID-19 restrictions and propose billions in new spending.

Israel Strike in Gaza Destroys Building with AP, Other Media

Israel Strike in Gaza Destroys Building with AP, Other Media

NEWS | May 15
An Israeli airstrike destroyed a high-rise building in Gaza City that housed offices of The Associated Press and other media outlets on Saturday.

Retired Black Players say NFL Brain-Injury Payouts Show Bias

Retired Black Players say NFL Brain-Injury Payouts Show Bias

NEWS | By Maryclaire Dale and Michelle R. Smith | May 15
Thousands of retired Black professional football players, their families and supporters are demanding an end to the controversial use of "race-norming" to determine which players are eligible for payouts in the NFL's $1 billion settlement.

Watch: Who Knew? TikTok Comic Identifies LGBTQ Pokémon Universe

Watch: Who Knew? TikTok Comic Identifies LGBTQ Pokémon Universe

ENTERTAINMENT | May 15
Trying to figure out the sexuality of Pokémon may not be high on most people's agenda, but Boston-based comedian Connor Diddle is using his TikTok account to tell the world which characters of the popular Japanese game franchise are LGBTQ.


Finance

In a Year of Lemons, How Lemonade Insurance Also Supports Vital LGBTQ Organizations

In a Year of Lemons, How Lemonade Insurance Also Supports Vital LGBTQ Organizations

HOME | By Matthew Wexler | May 13
Lemonade has turned wishful thinking into a reality with a technology-driven business model that makes acquiring various insurance types as easy as a few clicks, as well as a robust social action plan.


Cars

U.S. Opens Probe of Steering Problems in Honda Accord Sedans

U.S. Opens Probe of Steering Problems in Honda Accord Sedans

AUTO NEWS | May 13
The U.S. government's auto safety agency is investigating multiple complaints about steering failures that could affect more than 1.1 million Honda Accord sedans.


Style

Find Serenity with a CBD-Inspired Home Spa Day

Find Serenity with a CBD-Inspired Home Spa Day

GROOMING | By Kelsy Chauvin | May 14
There are easy ways to create a custom spa experience in the comfort of your home. Better still, adding CBD as your star ingredient can take your DIY spa experience to a new level.


Health/Fitness

'Great Day for America': Vaccinated Can Largely Ditch Masks

'Great Day for America': Vaccinated Can Largely Ditch Masks

HEALTH | By Zeke Miller, Michael Balsamo | May 14
In a major step toward returning to pre-pandemic life, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention eased mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people.


Travel

Watch: Turkish Tourism Video Taken Down After Online Outcry

Watch: Turkish Tourism Video Taken Down After Online Outcry

INTERNATIONAL | May 14
A video promoting tourism in Turkey amid the pandemic has caused an uproar on social media for showing tourism employees wearing masks that read "Enjoy, I'm vaccinated."


Nightlife

Watch: High Roads and Low: Inside Jack Mackenroth & Dolf Dietrich's Very Messy Break-up

Watch: High Roads and Low: Inside Jack Mackenroth & Dolf Dietrich's Very Messy Break-up

CULTURE | May 13
Their break-up may not have gotten the headlines that J-Lo and Arod may have gotten recently, but gay Manhattan was abuzz this week about the break-up of LGBTQ influencer Jack Mackenroth and adult star Dolf Dietrich that went very public this past weekend