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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.

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

NEWS | 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.

George Takei Launches Webseries "Trek to Broadway"

ENTERTAINMENT | 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.

Leslie Jordan On Starbucks Incident: I Was So 'Butch!'

NEWS | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 3
Leslie Jordan is speaking out about an incident last week where the out actor threw his beverage at a man who allegedly used gay slurs while at a Starbucks in the gay neighborhood West Hollywood, Calif.

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

NEWS | 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.


Entertainment

Walt Disney Experts Rebut Dogged Anti-Semitic Allegations

CELEBRITIES | By Lynn Elber | Aug 3
Walt Disney was a complex figure, both celebrated and condemned, but allegations that he was a rabid anti-Semite are unproven, Disney experts said.


Business

Cake: The New Favorite Mode for American Political Debate?

LEGAL | 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

REAL ESTATE | 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

FOOD/DRINK | 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

HEALTH | 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

Spunk Party @ The Monster :: July 30, 2015

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jul 31
Spunk Party celebrated Luis Gomez' birthday at The Monster. Hosted by Sir Honey Davenport and Kareem McJagger. Along with sexy go-go's, pole dancers, lap dancers, and beats by DJ Jonny Mack.