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High Court Avoids New Case Over Same-Sex Wedding Case

High Court Avoids New Case Over Same-Sex Wedding Case

NEWS | By Mark Sherman | Jun 17
The Supreme Court is throwing out an Oregon court ruling against bakers who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple.

Watch: YouTube Star Eugene Lee Yang Comes Out as Gay in Moving Video

Watch: YouTube Star Eugene Lee Yang Comes Out as Gay in Moving Video

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 17
YouTube star and actor Eugene Lee Yang came out as gay over the weekend, sharing a video called "I'm Gay."

Shania Twain Set to Party Again in Vegas with New Residency

Shania Twain Set to Party Again in Vegas with New Residency

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mesfin Fekadu | Jun 17
Since Shania Twain launched her first residency in Las Vegas seven years ago, Sin City has been invaded with contemporary pop stars, from Lady Gaga to Drake to Christina Aguilera, jumping on the residency trend.

Watch: Taylor Swift Drops Video for 'You Need to Calm Down' Featuring Several Queer Celebs

Watch: Taylor Swift Drops Video for 'You Need to Calm Down' Featuring Several Queer Celebs

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 17
Taylor Swift is sharing the music video for her latest single "You Need to Calm Down," an LGBTQ anthem of sorts, which features a number of queer celebs.

Watch: Buttigieg Speculates There Have Likely Been Gay U.S. Presidents

Watch: Buttigieg Speculates There Have Likely Been Gay U.S. Presidents

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 17
Pete Buttigieg, in an interview, offered the speculation that if he were to be elected president of the United States, he might not actually be the first gay man to hold the office.

License Revoked at Health Care Facility When Maggots Found Under Patient Bandage

License Revoked at Health Care Facility When Maggots Found Under Patient Bandage

The state of Arizona is revoking the license of a care facility where an incapacitated woman was raped and gave birth last year after another patient was found to have maggots.

Summer Camp is the Newest Front in Battle Against Measles

Summer Camp is the Newest Front in Battle Against Measles

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Michael Hill | Jun 17
The battle to contain the worst U.S. measles outbreak in 27 years has a new front: summer camp.

50 Years After Stonewall, LGBT Rights are a Work in Progress

50 Years After Stonewall, LGBT Rights are a Work in Progress

NEWS | By David Crary | Jun 17
They didn't set out to change history; they weren't the first LGBT Americans to mobilize against bias.

Buttigieg Returns to South Bend After Man Killed by Police

Buttigieg Returns to South Bend After Man Killed by Police

NEWS | Jun 17
Authorities say a man has died after a shooting involving a police officer in South Bend, the Indiana city where Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is mayor.

CDC Director Praises Alabama HIV Clinic Ahead of Campaign

CDC Director Praises Alabama HIV Clinic Ahead of Campaign

NEWS | By Blake Paterson | Jun 17
As the federal government prepares to launch an ambitious initiative to end the HIV epidemic, the director of the Centers for Disease Control on Friday applauded an Alabama HIV clinic's commitment to providing health services to rural communities.


News

Swimmer Missing from Race Down New York's Hudson River

Swimmer Missing from Race Down New York's Hudson River

NATIONAL | By Karen Matthews | Jun 17
Police were searching Saturday for a retired medical school professor and AIDS researcher from North Carolina who went missing during a marathon swimming race down New York's Hudson River.


Entertainment

 Review :: The Last Black Man in San Francisco

Review :: The Last Black Man in San Francisco

MOVIES | By Greg Vellante | Jun 17
A compelling tale combines with superb performances in this lovely and profound directorial debut by Joe Talbot.


Business

Oregon City Stops Jailing Poor Who Can't Pay Court Debts

Oregon City Stops Jailing Poor Who Can't Pay Court Debts

FINANCE | Jun 17
The eastern Oregon city of Pendleton has stopped jailing people unable to pay fines, a city official said, following the settlement of a federal lawsuit contending city officials were running a debtors' prison.


Technology

Progressive Climate Policy Poised to Pass in Oregon

Progressive Climate Policy Poised to Pass in Oregon

SCIENCE | By Sarah Zimmerman | Jun 17
Oregon is on the precipice of becoming the second state after California to adopt a cap-and-trade program, a market-based approach to lowering the greenhouse gas emissions behind global warming.


Finance

Dropped From Health Insurance Without Warning: Was it Legal?

Dropped From Health Insurance Without Warning: Was it Legal?

HEALTH | By Julie Appleby | Jun 10
Tens of thousands of Americans each year are dropped by their insurers over payment issues, sometimes with little or no prior warning from their insurers.


Cars

Ford Opens Israel Tech Lab in Move Toward Driverless Cars

Ford Opens Israel Tech Lab in Move Toward Driverless Cars

AUTO NEWS | Jun 16
Ford has opened a research center in Israel, joining a legion of major automakers racing to develop new technologies for the world of driverless cars.


Style

Milan Fashion Week: Versace, Armani and More

Milan Fashion Week: Versace, Armani and More

FASHION | By Colleen Barry | Jun 17
Milan Fashion Week for spring/summer menswear previews has started with a slightly different rhythm, with many mainstays not showing this season.


Health/Fitness

New York Ends Religious Exemption to Vaccine Mandates

New York Ends Religious Exemption to Vaccine Mandates

HEALTH | By David Klepper | Jun 14
New York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday, as the nation's worst measles outbreak in decades prompts states to reconsider giving parents ways to opt out of immunization rules.


Travel

California Hotel Gets $1.6M Fine for Blocking Beach Access

California Hotel Gets $1.6M Fine for Blocking Beach Access

LEGAL | Jun 14
A posh Northern California hotel was ordered to pay $1.6 million in penalties Thursday for failing to provide public access to its nearby beaches.


Nightlife

Key West Pride Stoli Kickoff Party and Nighttime Club Parties

Key West Pride Stoli Kickoff Party and Nighttime Club Parties

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jun 16
Key West celebrated Pride with the Stoli Kickoff party. There was also plenty more fun to be had at 801, Bourbon Street Pub and Aqua Nightclub.