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Norwegian Plumber Sentenced for Stabbing Coworker 10 Times for Gay Jokes

By Jason St. Amand | Apr 19
A plumber from Norway has been sentenced to time in a mental care facility, in lieu of jail, after he stabbed a coworker ten times for making jokes about him, implying the plumber is gay.

Club Skirts the Dinah

Lez in the Dez: Club Skirts the Dinah Brings 20,000 to Palm Springs

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 19
Club Skirts The Dinah marked its 24th year in Palm Springs and more than 20,000 lesbians came out to play, proving that gay men don’t have a lockdown on the high velocity party scene.

HIPS rally against ’’prostitution-free zones’’

Groups Rally Against D.C.’s ’Prostitution-Free Zones’

By John Riley | Apr 19
Activists and advocates rallied to call for the repeal of ’’prostitution-free zones’’ (PFZs), which opponents say has led to profiling and harassment of transgender people.

’RuPaul’s Drag Race,’ Season Six :: An Interview with Laganja Estranja

By Scott Holland | Apr 19
Week 8 of "Ru Paul’s Drag Race" season 6 brought us a Chin Singing competition. In the end Jocelyn and Laganja were in the bottom 2 and battled it out with a in synch split that turned it. It was Laganja’s time to go. Now she talks "Drag Race."

15 Eco-Friendly Products For Your Home, Inside and Out

By Mike Halterman | Apr 19
We should all do our part to help the environment. Perhaps you’ve wanted to, but you didn’t know where to start. That’s why we consulted the experts over at BuyGreen.com

Pet Shop Boys onstage

Pet Shop Boys on Tour

By Michael Flanagan | Apr 19
A Pet Shop Boys show is a joyous celebration in so many ways. You would be well advised to get tickets in advance to this concert.

Johnny Depp in a scene from "Transcendence."

’Transcendence’ Like a Clunky TED Talk

By Jake Coyle | Apr 19
First, we had Scarlett Johansson as a human-like operating system. Now, Johnny Depp has been uploaded. If the singularity - when artificial intelligence surpasses human smarts - is indeed coming, at least it has decent taste in movie star avatars.

Medical personnel at the emergency entrance of a hospital wait to receive suspected Ebola virus patients in Conakry, Guinea.

Ebola Virus in Africa Outbreak is a New Strain

By Marilynn Marchione | Apr 19
The Ebola virus that has killed scores of people in Guinea this year is a new strain - evidence that the disease did not spread there from outbreaks in some other African nations, scientists report.

Cop Becomes Amish Cross Dresser to Bust Sex Offender

Apr 19
A police officer dressed in the bonnet, apron and cloak of an Amish woman in the hopes of catching a man suspected of exposing himself to Amish children. KDKA-TV’s Mary Robb Jackson reports.

Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors, talks in front of the Chevrolet Trax at the New York International Auto Show.

Chevrolet Bringing Tiny Trax SUV to US and China

By Dee-Ann Durbin | Apr 19
Chevrolet’s smallest SUV is heading to its biggest markets. The Chevrolet Trax will go on sale in the U.S. and China early next year. General Motors Co. unveiled the 2015 model ahead of the New York International Auto Show.