'This Book is Gay' Means Controversy for Wasilla Library

NEWS | Nov 27
The Wasilla Library may have to take U.K. author James Dawson's "This Book is Gay" out of the juvenile nonfiction section.

Gambia Leader Denounces Female Genital Mutilation

NEWS | By Abdoulie John | Nov 27
Gambia's president advocated banning female genital mutilation, giving hope to human rights activists who are urging Gambia to adopt a law against the practice.

Trump Called Out for Appearing to Mock Disability

NEWS | Nov 27
Donald Trump is denying he mocked a reporter with a disability in a South Carolina speech, despite appearing to imitate mannerisms of the "poor guy" and make fun of him.

UNICEF: AIDS Leading Cause of Death for African Teenagers

NEWS | Nov 27
The United Nations' agency for children says AIDS is now the leading cause of death for African teenagers and the second most common killer for adolescents across the globe.

Adele Announces First Tour in Four Years For New Album '25'

Adele has announced her first tour since 2011, with a string of European dates in support of her record-breaking new album, "25."

White House Undergoes Holiday Lockdown After Man Jumps Fence

NEWS | Nov 27
A man draped in an American flag climbed over the fence at the White House on Thursday, prompting a lockdown as the first family celebrated Thanksgiving.

Holiday Shoppers Get a Head Start on Thanksgiving

NEWS | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Nov 27
Black Friday used to kick off the holiday shopping season, but now Thanksgiving Day is the new tradition for some shoppers.

HIV Today: What You Should Know if You Are Sexually Active

NEWS | By Chris Tittel | Nov 27
Apart from getting tested and knowing your HIV status, education is the next most important factor in protecting yourself and others. Here's what you need to know.

Woman Fined $1,000 for Trashing Worker's Office with Glitter

NEWS | Nov 27
A former clerk at an Ohio county's fiscal office has been fined $1,000 for trashing a co-worker's office with glitter and purple Silly String.

3 Trends for the Holidays

NEWS | Nov 27
The holiday season is upon us. Here's what shoppers can expect if they're heading out to stores at any point during the holiday shopping season:


Nonprofit Gives WAD Proceeds of 'Rent' to AIDS Foundation of Chicago

AIDS | By EDGE | Nov 27
On World AIDS Day, December 1, Chicago startup nonprofit Artists Giving Back will present a one-night engagement production of "Rent," with all net proceeds from ticket sales donated to the AIDS Foundation of Chicago.


With Lessons for Today, Movies Bring Back the '50s

MOVIES | Nov 27
Whether by fortune or fate, movie theaters are alive with stories that plunge back into the paranoia of the Cold War and the social suffocations of the decade.


College Programs Turning to Virtual Reality for Recruiting

PERSONAL TECH | By John Marshall | Nov 27
College football teams have been using virtual reality as a training tool, putting players in an interactive 360-degree environment without having to be on the field.


The Future of Money

SAVING | Nov 27
A "mobile money" revolution has swept Kenya, where people can send and receive money on their cell phones. It's improved commerce and brought basic necessities to poorer areas.


Michigan, Fiat Chrysler Reach Deal on Tax Credits

AUTO NEWS | By David Eggert | Nov 27
Fiat Chrysler will have to spend an additional $1 billion on Michigan facilities over 15 years to qualify for $1.9 billion in business tax credits under an agreement approved Tuesday by the state's economic development board.


Surgery Could Give Transwomen Wombs Within Five Years

HEALTH | By EDGE | Nov 26
After the Cleveland Clinic announced last week that they are performing uterus transplant surgery on women born without a womb or whose uterus is diseased or malfunctioning, many have asked if transwomen or men will be able to give birth.