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Washington Gov. Joins Boycott: No State Funded Travel to Indiana

NEWS | Mar 31
Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee says he is imposing an administration-wide ban on state-funded travel to Indiana after the passage of a new law that critics say has the potential to discriminate against gays and others based on religious beliefs

Fight Over 'Religious Freedom' Objection Proposals Shift to Arkansas

NEWS | By Andrew Demllo | Mar 31
The fight over "religious freedom" proposals facing increasing criticism from businesses and advocates who call them a license to discriminate against gays and lesbians has shifted toward Arkansas,

New Arizona Governor Avoids Major Issues with Apparent Ease

NEWS | By Bob Christie | Mar 31
Less than three months into his tenure, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has largely managed to avoid having to make the tough political decisions that could have alienated him with the two wings of the Republican Party he has courted.

Tokyo Ward 1st to Recognize Same-Sex Marriage in Japan

NEWS | By Yuri Kageyama | Mar 31
Fumino Sugiyama will finally be able to marry his girlfriend of four years. He couldn't before, because same sex marriages weren't recognized in Japan, and he is legally a woman.

UnitedHealth Bulks Up for Prescription Drug Cost Battle

BUSINESS | Mar 31
The nation's largest health insurer, UnitedHealth, will muscle up for its fight against rising prescription drug costs by spending more than $12 billion to buy pharmacy benefits manager Catamaran Corp.

Authorities Go After Crooked Car Deals in National Crackdown

BUSINESS | Mar 31
A nationwide crackdown on auto dealers has turned up widespread evidence of false ads, deceptive loans and fake odometer readings, the government said.

'Hide and Seek' :: Husband and Wife Filmmaking Duo On Their Sexy Foursome Movie

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 31
Director Joanna Coates and actor/producer Daniel Metz are a team in work and in life. Their film "Hide and Seek" is sure to create a buzz. Here's what the duo have to say about their sexy, sweet, and sometimes disturbing movie.

An Apple A Day May Not Keep Doctor Away

STYLE | By Lindsey Tanner | Mar 31
An apple a day doesn't necessarily keep the doctor away. That's according to proverb-busting research that found daily apple eaters had just as many doctor visits as those who ate fewer or no apples.

An Israeli Trifecta: 3 Not-to-Miss LGBT Festivals

TRAVEL | By EDGE | Mar 31
Are you looking for an LGBT getaway to the Promised Land? Israel plays host to three epic weekends that will have you revisiting by the time you're ready to return stateside. Here's the rundown.

Talking With Hopeful Romantic Matt Zarley

ENTERTAINMENT | By Bill Biss | Mar 30
Singer Matt Zarley takes his audience on a very personal and real journey both musically and on film with his new release "Hopeful Romantic."

'The Art of the Mannequin' Exhibit Arrives in NYC

STYLE | By Matthew Wexler | Mar 30
A room full of mannequins is the subject of a new museum exhibition in New York City. They're the creation of designer Ralph Pucci - who elevates these dummies to a sculptural art form.

Want a Piece of Oprah? Auction Set for April 25

STYLE | Mar 30
Oprah Winfrey will auction off paintings, furniture, designer clothing and other items from her Chicago residence next month.

How How Ethan Hawke's Magical Friendship Became Acclaimed Doc

ENTERTAINMENT | By Frank J. Avella | Mar 30
How actor Ethan Hawke's casual meeting with musician/teacher Seymour Bernstein led to the acclaimed documentary "Seymour: An Introduction," currently in theaters.

A Look at Widely Criticized Indiana Law on Religious Freedom

NEWS | By Jeni O'Malley | Mar 30
A look at the law and what's being done to address the criticism.

Award-Winning Playwrights Return to Boston for Premiere

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | Mar 30
Award-winning playwrights Theresia Walser and Karl-Heinz Ott will be returning to Boston for the third time for the American Premiere of "The Whole World."

'Daily Show' Host Noah Discusses His New Gig

NEWS | By Frazier Moore | Mar 30
Shortly after Comedy Central made the news official Monday that Trevor Noah would replace Jon Stewart as "The Daily Show" host, Noah, on a standup comedy tour, discussed his new gig by phone from Dubai with the Associated Press.


News

Indiana Governor Overrides Law to Authorize Needle Exchange

By Rick Callahan | Mar 30
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence overrode state law and his own anti-drug policies Thursday to authorize a short-term needle-exchange program designed to help contain HIV infections in a rural county where more than six dozen cases have been reported.


Entertainment

Blu-ray/DVD Review :: VEEP - The Complete Third Season

By Louise Adams | Mar 31
Julia Louis-Dreyfus is back earning her Emmys as Vice President Selina Meyer in Scottish Armando Iannucci's hilarious, rapid-fire skewering of American politics.


Business

HTC Unveils Virtual Reality Technology

Mar 31
HTC is developing new technology for an immersive virtual reality experience. CNET's Dan Ackerman sits down with HTC America President Jason Mackenzie to preview the product.


Technology

Tesla Updating Model S to Improve Safety

Mar 27
Tesla Motors is updating its Model S electric car to help ease drivers' worries about running out of battery charge - and is hinting that in the future drivers can take their hands off the wheel altogether.


Finance

Which Woman Should Grace the $20 Bill?

Mar 27
There's a movement underway to give the $20 bill a makeover. The group wants to replace President Andrew Jackson's face with a woman's. There are 15 candidates to choose from, including Rosa Parks, Harriet Tubman and Eleanor Roosevelt. Chip Reid reports.


Cars

Motorist Removed from Car and Beaten by Officers

Mar 26
A pastor leading a protest outside a Detroit-area police department threatened to shut down the city until two white officers are fired for the bloody arrest of a black man who was pulled from his car and repeatedly punched in the head.


Style

From Venue to Menu: How to Save on Wedding Food

Mar 30
Here are some ways to lower the cost of catering your reception, which is typically the biggest single item on a couple's wedding budget.


Health/Fitness

Aging Diseases Come to HIV-Pozzers a Decade Early

By EDGE | Mar 30
People undergoing treatment for HIV-1 are at increased risk for earlier onset of age-related illnesses such as some cancers, renal and kidney disease, frailty, osteoporosis and neurocognitive disease.


Nightlife

16th Annual "HairBall" @ iCandy Nightclub :: March 28, 2015

Mar 30
The contestants showed their best design to get top honors. Some unique designs were on display and free hair care products given away. Fun was had by all.