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New Hampshire Pulls Bartending Guides for Sexual Drink Names

NEWS | Sep 4
New Hampshire has pulled hundreds of bartending guides from state-run liquor stores after workers complained that the drink manuals contained sexually explicit and derogatory drink names such as "stripper mom."

Fraternity Members Allegedly Shout Slurs, Choke and Strip Gay Man

NEWS | Sep 4
A gay man believes his outfit of metallic red shorts and a tank top was what triggered what he said was an assault and homophobic taunting during a weekend incident at a University of North Dakota fraternity house that police are investigating.

Heated Protests in Rowan County After Gay Couple Gets License

NEWS | Sep 4
Dozen of protesters have gathered outside a Kentucky clerk's office where a gay couple has been issued a marriage license after a lengthy fight with a clerk who had long refused to grant the licenses.

With Emmys Change, 'OITNB' Creator Not a Fan of Genres

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mesfin Fekadu | Sep 4
The creator of "Orange Is the New Black" says though the Emmys switched the hit show from the comedy category to drama, she's not a fan of people boxing the series into a single genre.

Court: Transgender Asylum Seekers Cant' Be Equated with Gays

NEWS | By Sudhin Thanawala | Sep 4
The San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued the ruling in the case of a transgender Mexican woman who sought shelter in the U.S. on the grounds that she would likely be tortured if returned to Mexico.

Puerto Rican Voters Prized By Democrats, Republicans

NEWS | By Sergio Bustos | Sep 4
Residents of Puerto Rico are U.S. citizens but can't vote for president. Yet Republican Marco Rubio and Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton are campaigning there, following two other 2016 White House hopefuls.

With Clerk Jailed, Gay Kentucky Couple Gets Marriage License

NEWS | By Adam Beam | Sep 4
A gay couple emerged from a Kentucky county clerk's office with a marriage license in hand Friday morning, embracing and crying as the defiant clerk who runs the office remained jailed

Meet Casey Davis, the Other Defiant Kentucky Clerk

NEWS | By EDGE | Sep 4
Casey Davis is not related to Kim Davis, but he's another Kentucky county clerk not issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

Apple, Google Bring Smartphone Functions to Car Dashboards

BUSINESS | By Ryan Nakashima | Sep 4
Playing deejay with voice commands will get easier for more Americans this fall as some best-selling cars get updated with software that integrates smartphones into the dashboard.

New Federal Requirements on Cellphone Surveillance

BUSINESS | By Eric Tucker | Sep 4
Federal law enforcement officials will be routinely required to get a search warrant before using secretive and intrusive cellphone-tracking technology under a new Justice Department policy.


News

Lush Nuptials: Getting Married or Honeymooning in Savannah

By Matthew Wexler | Sep 4
Head to Savannah for a backdrop of lush floral gardens where historical architecture reigns supreme. Wedding and honeymoon opportunities abound amid thousands of examples of Victorian Regency, Gothic Revival, Federal, and Italianate designs.


Technology

Comcast Teeing Up New Services Targeted at Millennials

By Tali Arbel | Sep 3
The TV giant Comcast is investing in online media outlets like BuzzFeed and Vox that attract young viewers. It's setting up a streaming TV service for millennials who don't watch a boob tube. And it's developing a YouTube-like video app and website.


Finance

A Q&A with Wall Street's Top Psychiatrist on Market Turmoil

By Matthew Craft | Sep 3
When it seems like the stock market has lost its mind, big banks and investment firms often turn to one particular psychiatrist: Richard Peterson, CEO of MarketPsych, a firm that applies research from behavioral science to financial markets.


Cars

Court Sides with Uber Drivers to Expand Case Over Pay

By Sudhin Thanawala | Sep 2
A federal judge granted class-action status Tuesday to a lawsuit in California against Uber over the payment of its drivers, upping the stakes for the ride-hailing company in the case.


Style

Polish Fireman Returns Huge Diamond Ring to Paris Hilton

Sep 3
The 34-year-old socialite lost an enormous diamond-studded ring on an airport shuttle bus in the Polish city of Lodz last week. But she won't be parted from the jewel for long: an honest fireman who found it is returning it to her.


Health/Fitness

Oral Cancer is Now Plaguing Younger Generations

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 4
Once the disease of older people who regularly drink and smoke, oral cancer is now plaguing younger generations, causing facial deformities, and, in some cases, death.