Russian Crackdown on Muslims Fuels Exodus to Islamic State

NEWS | By Nataliya Vasilyeva | Nov 25
Security forces in Russia's southernmost republic of Dagestan keep devout Muslims under surveillance, routinely raid their homes and haul them to police stations to give DNA samples and fingerprints.

Israel Court Allows Transgender Woman's Cremation

NEWS | By Tia Goldenberg | Nov 25
The body of an Israeli transgender woman who committed suicide will be cremated despite her ultra-Orthodox family's wishes, Israel's Supreme Court ruled in documents obtained Wednesday.

Vietnam's Trans Activists Say New Law Paves Way for Surgeries

NEWS | Nov 25
Gay and transgender activists in Vietnam say a new law recognizing their rights will pave the way for gender reassignment surgery in the communist country and reduce discrimination.

Since '01, Clintons Collected $35M from Financial Businesses

NEWS | By Lisa Lerer and Ken Thomas | Nov 25
Hillary Rodham Clinton wants voters to know she is no friend of Wall Street. But Wall Street has frequently been a friend to her.

Rosie O'Donnell's Take on Trump's Campaign: 'A Nightmare'

NEWS | By Lynn Elber | Nov 25
Rosie O'Donnell isn't mincing words when it comes to Donald Trump's presidential campaign.

Thanksgiving Travel 2015: Cheap Gas But Fears of Terrorism

NEWS | By Justin Pritchard | Nov 25
That other Thanksgiving tradition - congested highways and jammed airports - is getting underway with gas prices low and terrorism fears high.

Make Healthier Side Dishes This Holiday

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Stephen Mosher | Nov 25
From Halloween to New Year's Eve, we all have two months to try -- desperately -- not to gain weight, despite party after party, cookie upon cookie, and every cocktail in-between. Here's a few tips to help.

Elton John Foundation Commemorates World AIDS Day

NEWS | By EDGE | Nov 25
The Elton John AIDS Foundation commemorates World AIDS Day 2015 by standing in solidarity with the estimated 34 million people living with HIV/AIDS.

Ask the Doc: Being Truly Thankful at Thanksgiving

NEWS | By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Nov 25
In this installment of Ask the Doc, Dr. Howard Scheiner tackles some important issues around dealing with HIV around the holidays.

Lidia Bastianich: From Refugee to Food Empire Matriarch

STYLE | By Michele Kayal | Nov 25
In a dozen books and on her public television program, Bastianich has schooled American cooks in homemade pasta, the proper use of escarole, and the need to slow down and come to the table.


Trigg Labs Donates 250,000 Safe Sex Kits to ASOs

By EDGE | Nov 24
In honor of World AIDS Day, Trigg Labs is giving away 250,000 Safe Sex Kits to AIDS Service Organizations around the country.


A Class of Clowns for Thanksgiving

Nov 25
As Thanksgiving approaches, volunteers start preparing for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.


Afghans Seeking Asylum Buy Fake Taliban Threat Letters

By Humayoon Babur and Lynne O'Donnell | Nov 25
Threatening letters from the Taliban, once tantamount to a death sentence, are now being forged and sold to Afghans who want to start a new life in Europe.


Give the Gift of Tech: Built-In Charging Bags & Wallets

By Leane Italie | Nov 25
There are so many ways to charge a cell phone these days, what with all the portable gizmos and cases out there. So why are we still whining?


HIV-Positive and Entering the 'Golden Years'

By Chris Tittel | Nov 22
Thanks to major advances in antiretroviral therapies, many people diagnosed with HIV are living much longer than they expected.


'We Laid Our Bodies Down' Commemorates World AIDS Day

By EDGE | Nov 24
On Sunday, November 29, Skylight Theatre Company and Moon Mile Run Productions present "We Laid Our Bodies Down," for World Aids Day at Skylight Theatre.


Thanksgiving Travel: Cheap Gas But Terrorism Fears

By Justin Pritchard | Nov 25
That other Thanksgiving tradition - congested highways and jammed airports - is getting underway with gas prices low and terrorism fears high.