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The solar deck of the North Hollywood Spa is viewed in Los Angeles

Bathhouses Change With the Times

NATIONAL | By Matt Hamilton | Saturday Aug 23, 2014
Gay bathhouses that once remained in the shadows to stay in business are now seeking attention to keep their doors open. Some are doing aggressive online advertising and community outreach.

Lyle "Ty" Hoffman

Is Accused Killer Using Social Media to Stay Ahead of the Law?

PERSONAL TECH | By AP | Aug 23
Ramsey County authorities say the man suspected of shooting and killing his former lover early last week is likely relying on social media to find shelter while on the run from authorities.

Hacker's Warning: Grindr Bug IDs Users' Exact Locations

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 23
A hacker has sent warning messages to over 100,00 users worldwide of the popular hookup app Grindr, claiming that a flaw in the app allows determiation of the exact locations of users.

Retailers Beware: Virus May Lurk in Cash Registers

PERSONAL TECH | By Alicia A. Caldwell and Jeff Horowitz | Aug 23
More than 1,000 U.S. retailers could be infected with malicious software lurking in their cash register computers, allowing hackers to steal customer financial data, the Homeland Security Department said Friday.

China Cans Beijing Independent Film Fest

MOVIES | By Didi Tang | Aug 23
Chinese authorities blocked an annual independent film festival from opening on Saturday, said organizers of an event that has become a rare and influential venue for critical voices.

This April 17, 2014 file photo shows plaintiff Michael Egan speaking during a news conference in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Singer Sex Abuse Accuser Seeks Case Dismissal

MOVIES | By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher | Aug 23
A former child model accusing "X-Men" director Bryan Singer of sex abuse in Hawaii said he wants to dismiss the lawsuit - not because it lacks merit but because he can't find a new attorney to represent him.

It's 'Finis' for Maltin's Movie Guides

BOOKS | Aug 23
Plume, an imprint of Penguin Random House, says "Leonard Maltin's 2015 Movie Guide" will be the 36th and final edition.

Iggy Azalea Falls Off Stage During Pre-VMA Show

CELEBRITIES | By Nicole Evatt | Aug 23
Iggy Azalea has tumbled off the stage during an MTV Video Music Awards benefit concert. There is no immediate word if the Australian rapper was injured.

In this image from video posted on Facebook, courtesy of the George W. Bush Presidential Center, former President George W. Bush participates in the ice bucket challenge with the help of his wife, Laura Bush, in Kennebunkport, Maine.

Ice Bucket Challenge May Change Nonprofit World

FINANCE | By Alicia Rancillo | Aug 23
The ice bucket challenge's phenomenal success is making other charitable organizations rethink how they connect with a younger generation of potential donors.

In this photo taken on Aug. 20, 2014, cars drive past the SLS Las Vegas in Las Vegas. The hotel and casino, formally known as the Sahara, has gone through extensive renovations is scheduled to open this weekend.

Vegas' Storied Sahara Casino Reborn, Transformed

By Michelle Rindels | Aug 23
The decision to cling to the shabby casino looks nothing short of prescient as the reincarnated Sahara opens as the vibrant SLS Las Vegas.

 In this May 25, 2006, file photo, Sen. Jim Jeffords, I-Vt., attends a hearing at the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs on Capitol Hill in Washington.

The Late Sen. Jeffords An Early Equality Supporter

POLITICS | By Wilson Ring | Aug 23
Jeffords was seen as one of a disappearing breed of moderate-to-liberal Northeast Republicans. He was known for championing the environment, education and the rights of disabled and GLBT Americans.