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Actress Anne Meara Mom of Ben Stiller, Dies

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sandy Cohen | May 24
Actress and comedian Anne Meara, whose comic work with husband Jerry Stiller helped launch a 60-year career in film and TV, has died. She was 85.

Audiard's 'Dheepan' Wins Palme D'or In Upset Cannes Finale

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | May 24
Jacques Audiard's Sri Lankan refugee drama "Dheepan" on Sunday won the Palme d'Or, the top honor of the Cannes Film Festival.

'Stabbed by the Bell': TV's Screech to Stand Trial

NEWS | By EDGE | May 24
The actor who portrayed Screech on the 1990s TV show "Saved by the Bell" wants to use a concealed carry instructor as an expert at his trial next week.

Irish Gays Wake Up to Whole New World: When's the Wedding?

NEWS | By Shawn Pogatchnik | May 24
Ireland's gay citizens woke up Sunday in what felt like a nation reborn - some with dreams of wedding plans dancing in their heads.

John Nash, Wife, 'A Beautiful Mind' Inspiration, Die in NJ

NEWS | By Bruce Shipkowski | May 24
The Nobel Prize-winning mathematician whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie "A Beautiful Mind" has died in a car crash along with his wife in New Jersey. John Forbes Nash Jr. was 86.

Putin Signs Russian Law to Shut 'Undesirable' Organizations

NEWS | May 24
President Vladimir Putin signed a bill into law Saturday giving prosecutors the power to declare foreign and international organizations "undesirable" in Russia and shut them down.

Sweden Wins Eurovision Song Contest While Russia is Booed

NEWS | By George Jahn | May 24
Sweden beat Russia to win the 60th Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday, in an event described by organizers as beyond politics but marred by boos for the Russian that were apparently prompted by the Ukraine conflict and the Kremlin's anti-gay policies.

Notable Quotes from the Irish Referendum on Gay Marriage

NEWS | May 24
Some reaction Saturday to Ireland's national vote on legalizing gay marriage:

D.C.'s Capital Pride Gala to Honor Eric Holder and Nine Other Heroes

PRIDE | May 24
Capital Pride will honor former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and nine other individuals or organizations who have made major contributions to the D.C.-area LGBT community at its Capital Pride Heroes Gala on June. 3.

Meet the First GOP Lawmaker in Texas to Back Gay Marriage

NEWS | By EDGE | May 24
As an anti-gay marriage letter circulated around the Texas House Republican caucus, one GOP lawmaker is breaking ranks with the party and has become the first Republican lawmaker in the state to publicly support same-sex marriage.


News

Mormon LGBT Group's Bid to Join Parades Denied

May 24
For the second straight year, organizers of two of Utah's most popular parades have rejected a Mormon LGBT group's request to participate.


Entertainment

Theatre Review :: The Submission

By Kilian Melloy | May 24
Jeff Talbott's 2011 play about race and sexuality in America runs for about 110 minutes with no intermission -- and every one of those minutes rivets in the Zeitgeist Stage Company's staging.


Business

CareFirst Says Data Breach Affects About 1.1M People

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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.


Travel

W Los Angeles - Beverly Hills Reveals $25M Renovation

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.


Nightlife

Rosie O'Donnell, Deborah Voight Perform at P-Town Hall

By EDGE | May 20
Summer 2015 kicks off with star-power in Provincetown this Memorial Day Weekend. Leading off for Producing Artistic Director Mark Cortale's inaugural Broadway @ Town Hall season is comedian-actress Rosie O'Donnell and May 24 Melissa Ferrick.