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What these trans comedians have to say about Dave Chappelle’s jokes at their expense

What these trans comedians have to say about Dave Chappelle’s jokes at their expense

On a summer night in New York’s Greenwich Village, standup Jaye McBride’s energy was squirrelly and unpredictable as she stood a few feet from a full crowd at the Comedy Cellar. “You guys know I’m trans, right?” she asked the audience. “Y’all have figured that out by now? Bunch of Brooklyn detectives.” She made a…MORE

How Puerto Rico became the most vaccinated place in America

How Puerto Rico became the most vaccinated place in America

A member of a scientific coalition advising Puerto Rico’s government on the coronavirus pandemic recently joked about the island’s high Covid-19 vaccination rate, attributing it to the proliferation of drug store chains on the island. “There is a Walgreens on like every corner,” said Rafael Irizzary, a professor of biostatistics at Harvard’s T.H. Chan School…MORE

Hundreds mourn cinematographer Halyna Hutchins as investigation into film set shooting continues

Hundreds mourn cinematographer Halyna Hutchins as investigation into film set shooting continues

A candlelight vigil for cinematographer Halyna Hutchins brought out hundreds of mourners Saturday evening in New Mexico, where she was killed when actor and producer Alec Baldwin discharged a prop gun on a film set Thursday. “I would’ve been lucky to do another movie with a person like that,” said Lane Looper, a crew member…MORE

Cavaliers edge Hawks for first win of season

Cavaliers edge Hawks for first win of season

Ricky Rubio scored 23 points and lifted the Cleveland Cavaliers to their first win of the season, a 101-95 victory over the visiting Atlanta Hawks on Saturday.Rubio was 9-for-15 from the field, incMORE

Mammoths and other extinct Ice Age giants clung on longer than previously thought, DNA analysis suggests

Mammoths and other extinct Ice Age giants clung on longer than previously thought, DNA analysis suggests

Mammoths and other giant creatures of the Ice Age such as woolly rhinos survived longer than scientists thought, coexisting with humans for tens of thousands years before they vanished for good. That’s according to the results of an ambitious 10-year research project that analyzed DNA from hundreds of soil samples across the Arctic. The scientists…MORE

How a plane crashed with more than 20 people on board and everyone survived

How a plane crashed with more than 20 people on board and everyone survived

When a plane carrying baseball fans to a playoff game crashed in Houston Tuesday, one passenger remembered hearing the words “get out, get out” as flames started to engulf the aircraft. “It was already on fire before we got out of it!” the passenger, who didn’t want to be named, told CNN affiliate KHOU. The…MORE