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Iowa Lawsuit Pits Gay Rights Against Religious Freedom

Iowa Lawsuit Pits Gay Rights Against Religious Freedom

NEWS | By David Pitt | Jan 16
The University of Iowa is caught up in a legal fight with a conservative Christian student group that denied a leadership position to a student who is gay.

Criticism of Margaret Court is Muted at Australian Open

Criticism of Margaret Court is Muted at Australian Open

NEWS | By Justin Bergman | Jan 16
Marriage equality proponents draped themselves in rainbow flags at Margaret Court Arena on the first day of the Australian Open to protest tennis great Margaret Court's controversial views on gay marriage and the broader LGBT community.

UK Police Say Death of Dolores O'Riordan is Not Suspicious

UK Police Say Death of Dolores O'Riordan is Not Suspicious

NEWS | Jan 16
Police say they are not treating the death of Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan as suspicious.

Pope Begs Forgiveness for 'Irreparable Harm' From Sex Abuse

Pope Begs Forgiveness for 'Irreparable Harm' From Sex Abuse

NEWS | By Peter Prengaman and Nicole Winfield | Jan 16
Pope Francis begged for forgiveness for the "irreparable damage" done to children who were raped and molested by priests, opening his visit to Chile by diving head-first into a scandal that has greatly hurt the Catholic Church's credibility here.

House Panel Interviewing Bannon After His Fall From Power

House Panel Interviewing Bannon After His Fall From Power

NEWS | By Tom Lobianco and Mary Clare Jalonick | Jan 16
The House Intelligence Committee is poised to question Steve Bannon following his spectacular fall from power after accusing the president's son and others of "treasonous" behavior for taking a meeting with Russians during the 2016 campaign.

Zeta-Jones Says Michael Douglas is a 'Me Too' Supporter

Zeta-Jones Says Michael Douglas is a 'Me Too' Supporter

ENTERTAINMENT | By Nicole Evatt | Jan 16
Catherine Zeta-Jones says that husband Michael Douglas, who has denied allegations of sexual harassment, is a strong supporter of the #MeToo movement.

Sochi Cocktails Replace Steroid Samples

Sochi Cocktails Replace Steroid Samples

STYLE | By James Ellingsworth | Jan 16
The building at the center of a Russia doping scandal that rocked the 2014 Winter Olympics now hosts a restaurant celebrating its notoriety amid a tourism boom.

Podcast Tells Mattachine Story

Podcast Tells Mattachine Story

NEWS | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jan 15
A podcast devoted to the founding and evolution of the Mattachine Society, one of the earliest homophile organizations in the United States, recently debuted.

Super Trade @ Schimanski :: January 15, 2018

Super Trade @ Schimanski :: January 15, 2018

NIGHTLIFE | Jan 15
Brian Rafferty Productions brought Super Trade to Brooklyn's Schimanski on MLK weekend with DJ Dani Toro from Barcelona and special guest Lindsay Lohan.

Film 'Heathers' Gets Makeover in TV Version

Film 'Heathers' Gets Makeover in TV Version

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 15
The 1988 cult movie "Heathers" and the title characters get makeovers in a new TV series debuting March 7 on the Paramount Network, formerly Spike TV.


News

UKIP Leader Breaks Up with Girlfriend Over Racist Texts

UKIP Leader Breaks Up with Girlfriend Over Racist Texts

INTERNATIONAL | Jan 15
The leader of the anti-EU U.K. Independence Party says he has broken up with his girlfriend after she made racist remarks about Prince Harry's fiancee, Meghan Markle.


Business

How to Leverage Great Credit Without Borrowing A Dime

How to Leverage Great Credit Without Borrowing A Dime

FINANCE | By Gregory Karp | Jan 15
As average credit scores for Americans continue to rise, the question for many becomes how to use their excellent credit rating to optimize their lives without borrowing money or adding risk.


Cars

Ford Says Some Rangers Should Be Parked Due to Air Bag Death

Ford Says Some Rangers Should Be Parked Due to Air Bag Death

AUTO SHOWS | By Tom Krisher | Jan 15
Ford is telling owners of about 2,900 Ranger small pickup trucks not to drive them after finding out that an exploding Takata air bag inflator killed a driver in West Virginia.


Style

Milan Menswear: Versace, Armani & More

Milan Menswear: Versace, Armani & More

FASHION | By Colleen Barry | Jan 16
Here are some highlights from the first day of Milan Fashion Week, which also included fall-winter menswear shows by Emporio Armani, newcomer Isabel Benenato, Marni and Dolce & Gabbana.


Health/Fitness

Usage Remains Low for Pill that can Prevent HIV Infection

Usage Remains Low for Pill that can Prevent HIV Infection

AIDS | By David Crary | Jan 15
From gritty neighborhoods in New York and Los Angeles to clinics in Kenya and Brazil, health workers are trying to popularize a pill that has proven highly effective in preventing HIV but which - in their view - remains woefully underused.


Travel

Ritz-Carlton Used as Saudi Luxury Prison Set to Re-Open

Ritz-Carlton Used as Saudi Luxury Prison Set to Re-Open

Jan 16
The Ritz Carlton in Saudi Arabia's capital may be reopening its doors in time for Valentine's Day, after serving for several months as a prison for the country's elite caught up in what the government has described as a crackdown on corruption.