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Utah Supreme Court Gives OK to Same-Sex Adoptions

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 24
Four Utah couples are surely rejoicing today, as yesterday, the Utah Supreme Court lifted the stay against four pending adoptions of children by their same-sex parents.

TLC Cancels its 'Honey Boo Boo' Series

NATIONAL | Oct 24
The TLC network says it is canceling "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo," its colorful series about a young beauty pageant contestant and her family.

Michigan Gay Rights Group Gets $3 Million Donation

NATIONAL | Oct 24
A gay rights advocacy organization in Michigan has received a $3 million gift from the estate of the group's co-founder.

Macedonia: Gay Activists Hurt in Cafe Attack

INTERNATIONAL | Oct 24
Police say about 30 people wearing masks and throwing rocks and bottles have attacked members of a gay rights activist group in Macedonia, wounding two of them.

Ask the Doc: Serodiscordant Couples and HIV Transmission

AIDS | By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Oct 24
In this installation of Ask the Doc, Dr. Howard Scheiner discusses the ramifications of a new study that found that HIV-positive guys with an undetectable viral load were not giving their partners HIV.

After 1st Ebola Case in NYC, 3 Others Quarantined

INTERNATIONAL | By Jonathan Lemire and Colleen Long | Oct 24
A doctor who became New York City's first Ebola patient was praised for getting treatment immediately upon showing symptoms, and health officials stressed that the nation's most populous city need not fear his wide-ranging travel,

Queen Sends First Tweet, Signed 'Elizabeth R'

INTERNATIONAL | Oct 24
Queen Elizabeth II has sent her first tweet - and she's signed it "Elizabeth R."

Marine Murder Case Reveals US-Philippine Sore Spot

INTERNATIONAL | By Jim Gomez | Oct 24
Here are some questions and answers about the tensions that result when U.S. troops are accused of serious crimes in the Philippines.

Purple Sex Toy-Wielding Clowns Attack Family; They Sue

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 24
An Illinois woman and her teenage daughter filed a lawsuit on October 21, after they said two men dressed as clowns accosted them with purple dildos and vibrators as they were trying to buy tickets to a local haunted house.

ACLU: Kansas Court Hearing on Gay Marriage is Off

FAMILY | Oct 24
An American Civil Liberties Union attorney says a federal judge in Kansas has canceled a hearing scheduled Friday in the group's lawsuit challenging the state's ban on gay marriage.