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California LGBT History Project Launches

ENTERTAINMENT | By Matthew S. Bajko | May 24
A project has been launched in California to focus on the state's LGBT history as work advances on a National Historic Landmark LGBTQ Theme Study and proposed framework for the National Park Service.

Mind, Body and Soul: Sea, Sun, Sand, Surf and Sex

HEALTH/FITNESS | By John Maroussas | May 24
Summer will soon be here, and suddenly the pressure is on for a beach-ready bod! Here are some easy tips on how to go about looking your best in that new speedo.

W Los Angeles - Beverly Hills Reveals $25M Renovation

TRAVEL | By Matthew Wexler | May 24
W Hotels Worldwide announced the completion of the highly anticipated $25 million renovation of W Los Angeles - West Beverly Hills.

Palme D'Or Up For Grabs Ahead Of Cannes Film Festival Finale

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | May 23
A week and a half of French Riviera frenzy comes down to, as it always does, wild conjecture. The 68th Cannes Film Festival concludes Sunday with the awarding of its top honor, the prestigious Palme d'Or, as well as a handful of other distinctions.

Ireland Backs Legalizing Gay Marriage by a Landslide

NEWS | May 23
Irish voters backed legalizing gay marriage by a landslide, electoral officials announced Saturday - a stunning result that illustrates the rapid social change taking place in this traditionally Catholic nation.

Naked Man Rescued After Getting Stuck on Florida Drawbridge

NEWS | May 23
Firefighters in Florida have rescued a naked man trapped on a raised drawbridge.

Final Preparations Begin for Eurovision Song Contest

NEWS | May 23
Everything appears to be running according to plan ahead of this year's Eurovision Song Contest - except for the weather.

After Break, Senate to Reconsider Patriot Act Extension

NEWS | By Ken Dilanian | May 23
Unable to end a struggle over how to deal with government surveillance programs, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell scheduled a last-minute session to consider retaining the National Security Agency's bulk collection of domestic phone records.

Huckabee Blasts the Media for Reporting on the Duggar Sex Scandal

NEWS | By EDGE | May 23
TLC and the hate group who used to employ their son may be running from the Duggars like rats off a sinking ship, but Mike Huckabee is hanging in with them.

Both Sides Say Ireland Has Voted To Legalize Gay Marriage

NEWS | May 23
Ireland has voted resoundingly to legalize gay marriage in the world's first national vote on the issue, leaders on both sides of the Irish referendum declared Saturday even as official ballot counting continued.


News

Lieu Bill Would Classify Gay Conversion Therapy as 'Fraud'

CRIME | By John Riley | May 23
Although Lieu's bill would not specifically prohibit conversion therapy per se, the Therapeutic Fraud Prevention Act (TFPA) would essentially put the brakes on the practice by licensed therapists across the nation by making them the target of litigation.


Entertainment

Brandon Flowers 2nd Solo LP 'The Desired Effect' is an '80s Throwback Thrill Ride

MUSIC | By Jason St. Amand | May 23
The second album by Brandon Flowers, the front man of the Killers, "The Desired Effect," is a dynamic and earnest '80s throwback thrill ride that features production from the King Midas of pop, Ariel Rechtshaid.


Business

CareFirst Says Data Breach Affects About 1.1M People

LEGAL | May 22
In the latest disclosure of a cyberattack against a health insurer, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield says that attackers gained access to a database that included the names of 1.1 million people.


Technology

Is Your PC Strong Enough to Handle a Virtual Reality?

VIDEO GAMES | May 22
As cool as virtual reality gaming might be, the odds of your computer being strong enough to handle it are pretty slim. CNET's Dan Ackerman joins CBSN to explain why.


Finance

Clinton Says Childcare Needs to be a National Priority

SAVING | By Tammy Webber | May 21
Improving child care needs to become a national priority, Hillary Rodham Clinton said on Wednesday, and she urged Republicans in Congress to provide more federal money to help working families care for their children.


Cars

Drivers Set to Ask Fans How to Make Formula 1 More Exciting

AUTO SHOWS | By Jerome Pugmire | May 22
Formula One drivers will ask fans for their views on how to improve the sport as part of an increased effort to make racing more exciting.


Style

Pyrex Turns 100

FOOD/DRINK | By Carolyn Thompson | May 23
Pyrex cookware has been around for 100 years, ever since creator Corning Glass Works determined the heat-resistant glass used for rugged railroad lanterns also made a lovely sponge cake.


Health/Fitness

New National Survey Shows Most Women Don't Know Signs of Stroke

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | May 21
A new national survey reveals only 11 percent of women know the female-specific symptoms of stroke, which kills twice as many women a year as breast cancer. Knowing the first signs of stroke is crucial because there's only a three-hour window to get help.


Travel

LGBT Adventure Travel :: Let's Get Out There!

By Joel Martens | May 23
When was the last time you took a vacation? Better yet, when was the last time you did so, with a group of LGBT compatriots, in a completely safe, secure and pre-arranged environment?


Nightlife

Chicago Gets Bougie This Pride

SPECIAL EVENTS | By EDGE | May 22
Chicago is another city that can stake claim to being glittery gay, and it has its own stylish architecture and a skyline bristling with skyscrapers.