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On Broadway, more visibility, yes, but also an unseen threat

NEW YORK (AP) — At a lunch for Tony Award nominees last month, veteran theater producer Ron Simons looked around and smiled. It seemed appropriate that the gathering was held at The Rainbow Room. ...

Final case tied to college bribery scandal heads to trial

BOSTON (AP) — A father accused of bribing a Georgetown University tennis coach to help get his daughter into the school is set to face jurors in the final case linked to the sprawling college admissio...

Thai LGBTQ+ allies join first official pride parade

Thousands of members of Thailand's LGBTQ+ community raised rainbow flags in the country's first official pride parade on Sunday evening to celebrate pride month and support gender equality. ...

Thailand: Bangkok sees first LGBTQ Pride march in years

A celebratory march made its way through the Thai capital of Bangkok on Sunday, the first of its kind in almost 16 years. The "Naruemit Pride 2022" event — using the Thai word for &qu...

Pageant participants in queen's jubilee celebrate diverse UK

LONDON (AP) — As designer Clary Salandy pushes open the kitchen door at a nondescript community center in west London, her visitors pause, astonished by what they find. A dozen giraf...

Shanghai's landmark park revived as COVID restrictions ease

SHANGHAI (AP) — Zhu Rongfang was among a group of friends revisiting their favorite haunt in the center of Shanghai’s historic old town Thursday following the easing of COVID-19 restrictions that had ...

WEAVE LIVING and PGIM REAL ESTATE Join Forces for a USD200 Million Urban Living Joint Venture

The new partnership will see the two companies explore their shared commitment to ESG for their first joint city living project in Hong Kong’s booming West Kowloon district. HONG KONG SAR - Media Out...

Damian Lewis, Ian Rankin honored by queen on her jubilee

LONDON (AP) — Actor Damian Lewis and crime writer Ian Rankin are among hundreds of Britons honored by Queen Elizabeth II on Wednesday as she celebrates 70 years on the throne. Lewis,...

EXPLAINER: Alopecia affects millions, including kids

Millions of people around the world are affected by alopecia areata, an autoimmune disorder that causes hair loss and was thrown into the spotlight after actor Will Smith slapped comedian Chris Rock a...

UK fashion icon Mary Quant's retrospective exhibition hits Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Dubbed “the mother of the miniskirt,” British fashion designer Mary Quant’s retrospective exhibition is taking place at the Taipei Fine Arts Museum (TFAM...

Apple-Apps-Top-10

App Store Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 4. ...

Ryder Cup captain Stenson seeks out gladiator spirit in Rome

GUIDONIA MONTECELIO, Italy (AP) — Europe’s Ryder Cup team usually relies on teamwork and unity to challenge the powerhouse American squad. For next year's edition on the outskirts of...

'Real Housewives' franchise takes its drama to flashy Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The camera pans across a vast expanse of desert before careening toward an artificial island lined with luxury homes in the Persian Gulf. Eerie chords ring out, as t...

A doll brings pride, identity for Brazil Indigenous woman

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Luakam Anambé wanted her newborn granddaughter to have a doll — something she'd never owned as a child working in slave-like conditions in Brazil's Amazon rainforest. But she wan...

Show's over for famed cabaret show at France's Lido

PARIS (AP) — It’s the end of an era for the famed Lido cabaret on Paris’ Champs-Elysees. Amid financial troubles and changing times, the venue’s new corporate owner is ditching most ...