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Bill to Take Alabama Out of the Marriage Business Advances in Senate

NEWS | By Bobby McGuire | Aug 4
A state Senate committee has approved a bill to take Alabama probate judges out of the wedding license business following the U.S Supreme Court ruling legalizing gay marriage.

First Gay Couple Married at West Point Attacked in SoHo

NEWS | Aug 4
The NYPD is investigating a bias attack on two men who were the first gay couple to be married at West Point.

Musicians Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale File for Divorce

Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale filed for divorce on Monday, seeking to end a nearly 13-year marriage between two members of rock music royalty.

50 Cent Says Expenses $108,000 a Month; $72,000 for Mansion

Rapper 50 Cent says in a Connecticut bankruptcy court filing he spends $108,000 a month on his expenses, including $5,000 for gardening.

Utah Group That Backed Gay Marriage to Sponsor Scouts

NEWS | Aug 4
An activist group that backed the court fight overturning Utah's ban on same-sex marriage is applying to sponsor a Scouting troop after the Boy Scouts of America lifted its ban on gay adult leaders.

Gay Catholic School Teacher Shut Out at Archdiocese Offices

NEWS | Aug 4
The suburban Philadelphia Catholic school teacher fired over her same-sex marriage was shut out after attempting to bring a box of petitions asking for her reinstatement to the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

'Transparent' Star Says Transgender Maura Would Envy Caitlyn

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lynn Elber | Aug 4
Jeffrey Tambor says Maura Pfefferman, his transgender character in "Transparent," would be envious of the attention Caitlyn Jenner's getting.

Massive California Wildfire Jumps Containment Line

NEWS | By Haven Daley and Terrence Chea | Aug 4
As firefighters battled a massive Northern California wild land blaze threatening numerous homes, some of the 13,000 people urged to flee their residences were spending what may be just one of many nights in evacuation shelters.

Attack Targets Trump: Gawker Publishes Old Cell Number

NEWS | Aug 4
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's corporate website was the target of a cyberattack Monday, the same day a celebrity gossip website published an old mobile telephone number for the billionaire businessman.

More Fights Ahead on Planned Parenthood After Senate Vote

NEWS | Aug 4
In the aftermath of the Senate's derailing of Republican legislation halting federal dollars for Planned Parenthood, one thing seems clear: Many on both sides think they can ring up gains from the battle.


Entertainment

Nick Offerman & Megan Mullally's Thrilling Social Life

Aug 4
The stars of "Parks and Recreation" and "Will & Grace" are one of Hollywood's longer-married couples, but Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally tell Conor Knighton they aren't exactly living the high life of Tinseltown.


Business

India Orders Telecoms to Block Porn Sites

By Muneeza Naqvi | Aug 4
India has ordered Internet service providers to block access to more than 850 adult websites in what the government has described as a way to protect social decency.


Finance

Owners Turning to Auctions to Sell High-End Properties

By John Marshall | Aug 3
Once considered a last resort to dump a property that was distressed or couldn't sell, auctions have become a viable marketing option for selling luxury homes.


Cars

Congress Passes 3-Month Highway, Transit Aid Patch

By Joan Lowy | Aug 3
Congress sent President Barack Obama a three-month bill to keep highway and transit money flowing to states, one day before the deadline for a cutoff of funds.


Style

Watch: Dimwitted KKK-Follower Caught Wearing Hip-Hop Brand Shoes

By EDGE | Aug 3
Fashion and irony clashed last weekend during a Confederate Flag rally in Georgia when a man with a Ku Klux Klan tattoo was spotted sporting a pair of FUBU shoes.


Travel

Delta Air Lines: No Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh, My!

Aug 3
Delta, the only United States airline that offers direct flights to South Africa, has just put up a big roadblock for American hunters hoping to bring home animal trophies.


Nightlife

Billy Porter Makes His Provincetown Debut

By EDGE | Aug 3
The Land of Lola comes to the Crown and Anchor when Broadway sensation Billy Porter makes his Provincetown debut for 3 performances only.