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Did Bill Cosby Blackball Janis Ian Because He Thought She Was Gay?

NEWS | By EDGE | Aug 3
Did Bill Cosby blackball Janis Ian because he thought she was gay?

Former Broadcaster James Files Lawsuit Against Fox Sports

NEWS | Aug 3
Former college football broadcaster Craig James has filed a lawsuit against Fox Sports saying he was fired because he had expressed opposition to gay marriage.

Former President Jimmy Carter Undergoes Liver Operation

NEWS | Aug 3
Former President Jimmy Carter is expected to make a full recovery after having an operation Monday to remove a small mass in his liver, according to a spokeswoman.

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

TRAVEL | 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.

Senate Voting on Planned Parenthood, Prelude to Fall Battle

NEWS | By Alan Fram | Aug 3
The Senate appeared likely to reject a Republican effort to halt federal funds to Planned Parenthood on Monday. But it was just a prelude to a fall faceoff with higher stakes.

House GOP Says it Has the Votes to Disapprove of Iran Deal

NEWS | By Deb Riechmann | Aug 3
House Republicans said Monday that they have the GOP votes to disapprove of the Iran nuclear deal as Democrats stepped up their support of the agreement the Obama administration and other world powers negotiated with Tehran.

Party on, Abe: Illinois Named Top Party School in the US

NEWS | By David Mercer | Aug 3
The University of Illinois stakes claim to 23 Nobel Prize winners and tech prowess that contributed to the creation of YouTube, Netscape, Java and Yelp.

Hearse With Bobbi Kristina Brown's Body Arrives at Cemetery

NEWS | Aug 3
A hearse has carried the body of Bobbi Kristina Brown to her final resting place next to her mother at a New Jersey cemetery.

Judge Gives Bieber More Time to Complete Vandalism Sentence

NEWS | Aug 3
A judge says Justin Bieber is complying with the terms of his probation in a vandalism case and has given the singer until later this year to complete community labor requirements of his sentence.

Watch: Photos of Endangered Species Shine on the Empire State Building

NEWS | Aug 3
Dozens of people stopped in Manhattan intersections gazing at photos of endangered animals shining on the side of the Empire State Building.


News

2 Anti-Gay Ala. Congressmen Get Campaign Bucks From Sarah Palin

By Bobby McGuire | Aug 3
Former half-term Governor of Alaska and failed 2008 GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin has been busy playing Santa Claus in Alabama to a pair of anti-gay congressmen with money from her political action committee Sarah PAC.


Entertainment

George Takei Launches Webseries "Trek to Broadway"

By EDGE | Aug 3
The first episode of "ALLEGIANCE: Trek to Broadway," which chronicles the George Takei's musical "Allegiance"'s journey to Broadway launched exclusively on Takei's Facebook page today.


Business

Cake: The New Favorite Mode for American Political Debate?

By Deepti Hajela | Aug 3
It should be a piece of cake. Customer comes in, asks for a cake with a specific design or for a particular event, baker makes it, everyone's happy.


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.


Style

Table for One? Tips for Dining Solo

By Beth J. Harpaz | Aug 3
A business trip might leave you too tired to venture out for dinner. But if you're up for something beyond room service or hotel restaurants, a good meal out is one way to brighten up long days spent in meetings.


Health/Fitness

Get 'Wet' on July 31 for National Orgasm Day

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 31
Today is National Orgasm Day, and the folks at Wet are happy to share their tips for celebrating the big "O." Licensed psychotherapist Mary Jo Rapini shares her ideas on how to make your love life and orgasms better.


Travel

Snowboarders Fight to Lift Ban at Utah Ski Resort

Aug 3
A group of snowboarders have reasserted their claim that a ban at Utah's Alta Ski Area amounts to discrimination, with a new appeals court filing that pushes back against the notion that their lawsuit would set off a string of discrimination suits.


Nightlife

Amanda Lepore Releases "I...Amanda Lepore: Make Over Sessions"

By EDGE | Jul 30
The world's mega-famous transsexual returns to the dance floor with "I...Amanda Lepore: Make Over Sessions," her long-awaited double-disc album of remixes and re-edits of classics from her acclaimed debut.