A bench and a grandmother's ear: Zimbabwe’s novel mental health therapy spreads overseas
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by Farai Mutsaka
1w ago
In Zimbabwe, talk therapy involving park benches and a network of grandmothers has become a saving grace for people with mental health issues ..read more
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Nathan’s Famous Independence Day hot dog contest set for NYC — minus its usual muncher
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by Cedar Attanasio
1w ago
Competitive hot dog eaters from around the world are competing in New York City on Independence Day to see how many franks they can eat in 10 minutes ..read more
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A simple recipe for Caesar salad on its 100th birthday
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by Katie Workman
1w ago
It's 100 years since the Caesar salad is said to have been invented on the Fourth of July at a restaurant in Tijuana, Mexico ..read more
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The best concerts of 2024 so far: AP’s picks include Olivia Rodrigo, Bad Bunny, George Strait, SZA
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by Maria Sherman
1w ago
As The Associated Press’ music writer, Maria Sherman has seen more than 40 concerts during the first half of 2024 ..read more
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Why mimosa-filled drag brunches continue to captivate queer audiences and allies
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by Meredith Clark and Olivia Hebert
2w ago
From show tunes to sashays, drag brunches have continued to spread joy among queer and non-queer people alike despite ongoing political crusades against performers. Meredith Clark and Olivia Hebert spoke to drag queens on opposite coasts, who shared how drag brunch continues to amplify local LGBTQ+ communities across the country ..read more
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Why mimosa-filled drag brunches continue to captivate queer audiences and allies
The Independent » Brooklyn News
by Meredith Clark and Olivia Hebert
2w ago
From show tunes to sashays, drag brunches have continued to spread joy among queer and non-queer people alike despite ongoing political crusades against performers. Meredith Clark and Olivia Hebert spoke to drag queens on opposite coasts, who shared how drag brunch continues to amplify local LGBTQ+ communities across the country ..read more
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School's out and NYC migrant families face a summer of uncertainty
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by Philip Marcelo
2w ago
Thousands of migrant families in New York City are facing a summer of uncertainty for their school-aged children ..read more
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As LGBTQ+ Pride’s crescendo approaches, tensions over war in Gaza expose rifts
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by Jake Offenhartz
2w ago
Tensions over the war between Israel and Hamas have seeped into the festivities at LGBTQ+ Pride events across the U.S. They have spurred boycotts and demonstrations and exposed divisions within the movement ..read more
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After split with NYC July 4 hot dog competition, Joey Chestnut heads to army base event in Texas
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by Cedar Attanasio
2w ago
Competitive eater Joey “Jaws” Chestnut will take his hot dog-downing talents to an army base in Texas for America’s Independence Day ..read more
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NBA draft resumes for the second round on a new day at a new site
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by Brian Mahoney
2w ago
The NBA draft has resumed on a second day in a second borough of New York, with the Toronto Raptors taking Jonathan Mogbo of San Francisco with the No. 31 pick ..read more
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