Laverne Cox, black man, behind the jokes of Comedy Central

Laverne Cox, black man, behind the jokes of Comedy Central

Written by Staff Writer Nick Thornley is a published novelist and stand-up comedian who identifies as gender queer, nonbinary, agender, multiracial and even has some in between. Thornley believes that his answer isn’t going…

While Hudson Yards is growing up, it's becoming less accessible

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While Hudson Yards is growing up, it’s becoming less accessible

In planning Manhattan’s L-bend, the developers attempted to match that stretch of sidewalk with trees, grass, and spray-painted red crosswalks. But the interventions were too disconnected from its real-world context – and ignored the…

Miss India India 1990: Maria Jagannathan

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Miss India India 1990: Maria Jagannathan

I can hardly wait to ask her about it. The younger daughter of India’s billionaire Ruia brothers, Nayar is a power-packed player in Indian wealth circles. A self-made billionaire, she owns the Body Shop…

‘Spielberg Gala’ raises money for LACMA

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‘Spielberg Gala’ raises money for LACMA

By Diana Kruschewsky-Kilgore The LACMA Gala, the museum’s huge summer benefit, benefitted LACMA, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the J. Paul Getty Trust this year. The event is a chance…

Is your child anti-vaxxer? It's not that simple.

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Is your child anti-vaxxer? It’s not that simple.

On the face of it, publicly announcing that your child has had a vaccine will sound more straightforward. The parents’ only explanation for a refusal to immunise their child is “one vaccine too many”….

Police confirm shooting at Leeds social club

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Police confirm shooting at Leeds social club

Image copyright ITV Image caption Karren Brady (right) confirmed Karren Brady was at the house The man shot dead in a social club in Leeds on Christmas Eve was a former Outlaws biker, it…