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High Summer in the Berkshires

High Summer in the Berkshires

ENTERTAINMENT | By Iris Fanger | Aug 10

A weekend in the Berkshires, the region of verdant hills in Western Massachusetts that borders on Upstate New York, is not enough time when you consider the choices of performances at music and dance festivals, theaters and museum exhibits.

KJ Apa and Eric Dane's 'Couple' Photo Sparks 'Euphoria' Rumors

KJ Apa and Eric Dane's 'Couple' Photo Sparks 'Euphoria' Rumors

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Aug 10

After KJ Apa and Eric Dane captioned photo on Instagram with "New couple alert!" "Riverdale" and "Euphoria" fans swooning.

Balint Wins Vermont's Democratic Primary for U.S. House

Balint Wins Vermont's Democratic Primary for U.S. House

NEWS | By Wilson Ring | Aug 10

The leader of Vermont's state Senate, Becca Balint, won the Democratic Party primary for Vermont's lone seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, meaning she could become the first woman and the first openly gay person to represent the state in Congress.

Watch: Remember that Time Nicki Minaj and John Waters were on the Same Song?

Watch: Remember that Time Nicki Minaj and John Waters were on the Same Song?

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 10

Over a decade ago something truly amazing happened: The Generous Queen Nicki Minaj and the Pope of Trash John Waters appeared on the same song together.

Takeaways: Trump Tightens Grip on GOP, Narrow Squad Victory

Takeaways: Trump Tightens Grip on GOP, Narrow Squad Victory

NEWS | By Brian Slodysko | Aug 10

After an uneven start, Donald Trump's election-year tour of revenge succeeded in ousting Republican members of Congress, boosting Trump-backed "America First" candidates who beat back the establishment and strengthening his grip on the party.

Anne Heche in Critical Condition, on Ventilator after Crash

Anne Heche in Critical Condition, on Ventilator after Crash

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lynn Elber | Aug 10

Anne Heche remained hospitalized on a ventilator to help her breathe and faced surgery Tuesday, four days after the actor was injured in a fiery car crash.

US Will Stretch Monkeypox Vaccine Supply with Smaller Doses

US Will Stretch Monkeypox Vaccine Supply with Smaller Doses

NEWS | By Matthew Perrone | Aug 9

U.S. health officials on Tuesday authorized a plan to stretch the nation's limited supply of monkeypox vaccine by giving people just one-fifth the usual dose, citing research suggesting that the reduced amount is about as effective.

A Cary Grant Biopic Is Coming to ITV With 'Harry Potter' Star

A Cary Grant Biopic Is Coming to ITV With 'Harry Potter' Star

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Aug 9

Titled "Archie," the four-part drama series will follow Grant's life from humble beginnings to leading man.

Watch: 'Beach Rats' Actor Harris Dickinson Stars in Trailer for 'Triangle of Sadness'

Watch: 'Beach Rats' Actor Harris Dickinson Stars in Trailer for 'Triangle of Sadness'

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 9

The first trailer for director Ruben Östlund's new film "Triangle of Sadness," which won the prestigious Palme d'Or at this year's Cannes Film Festival, is finally here.

'P-Valley' Explores Black Strip Club Culture, Gay Acceptance

'P-Valley' Explores Black Strip Club Culture, Gay Acceptance

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jonathan Landrum Jr. | Aug 9

"P-Valley" tells a story about several exotic dancers — veteran and newcomers — who try to make a name for themselves at a popular Mississippi Delta strip club called The Pynk, which is owned by a nonbinary and gender-fluid character, Uncle Clifford.

Business

FAA Clears Boeing to Resume Deliveries of 787 Dreamliner

FAA Clears Boeing to Resume Deliveries of 787 Dreamliner

BUSINESS | Aug 9

Federal regulators said Monday they are satisfied with changes Boeing has made in the production of its 787 Dreamliner passenger jet, clearing the way for the company to resume deliveries.

Technology

Former Twitter Worker Convicted of Spying for Saudi Arabia

Former Twitter Worker Convicted of Spying for Saudi Arabia

TECHNOLOGY | By Barbara Ortutay and Matt O'Brien | Aug 10

A former Twitter employee has been convicted of failing to register as an agent for Saudi Arabia and other charges after accessing private data on users critical of the kingdom's government in a spy case.

Finance

U.S. Inflation will Likely Stay High Even as Gas Prices Fall

U.S. Inflation will Likely Stay High Even as Gas Prices Fall

FINANCE | By Christopher Rugaber | Aug 10

Americans may finally be catching a break from relentlessly surging prices — if just a slight one — even as inflation is expected to remain painfully high for months.

Cars

U.A. Agency Probes Tesla Crashes that Killed 2 Motorcyclists

U.A. Agency Probes Tesla Crashes that Killed 2 Motorcyclists

CARS | By Tom Krisher | Aug 8

Two crashes involving Teslas apparently running on Autopilot are drawing scrutiny from federal regulators and point to a potential new hazard on U.S. freeways.

Style

Want to Put a (Cock) Ring On It? Frank Ocean Has One for $25,570

Want to Put a (Cock) Ring On It? Frank Ocean Has One for $25,570

STYLE | Aug 8

Singer Frank Ocean is one of the few Black artists to address his queerness openly, and what better way than with a $25,570 cock ring he is selling on his website?

Health/Fitness

Major Test of First Possible Lyme Vaccine in 20 Years Begins

Major Test of First Possible Lyme Vaccine in 20 Years Begins

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Lauran Neergaard | Aug 9

Researchers are seeking thousands of volunteers in the U.S. and Europe to test the first potential vaccine against Lyme disease in 20 years -- in hopes of better fighting the tick-borne threat.

Nightlife

Anti Violence Project Pink Party In The Pines :: August 6, 2022

Anti Violence Project Pink Party In The Pines :: August 6, 2022

NIGHTLIFE | Aug 8

The Anti Violence Project threw The Pink Party, celebrating the lives and victories of the LGBTQ community in Fire Island Pines, complete with drag performances by Shequida, Egypt and Nutwater, and featuring DJ Matty Glitterati.