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LGBT History Month Profiles: Jason Collins and Michael Sam

By Mike Halterman | Oct 10
Each week throughout the month of October, we will be profiling two people from the Equality Forum LGBT History Month icons list who have made a positive impact in their chosen professions. This week: Jason Collins and Michael Sam.

Out There :: 'Sweeney' Meditations

By Roberto Friedman | Oct 10
Out There was in the house for the final performance of San Francisco Opera's "Sweeney Todd" last week, surely one of the highlights of the young fall arts season.

Gay Ex-SF Cop Denies Embezzlement

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Oct 10
A gay former San Francisco police officer pleaded not guilty this week to felony charges of grand theft and embezzlement.

SF Gay Man's Death Deemed 'Suspicious'

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Oct 10
San Francisco officials are investigating the death of a gay Duboce Triangle man whose passing the medical examiner's office has deemed "suspicious."

Milwaukee Police Officer Sues Gun Shop

Oct 10
Milwaukee police officer Bryan Norberg is suing the gun shop that sold the gun he was nearly killed with.

A Look at the New Gamblit Game Station

Oct 10
As Las Vegas casinos try to lure the next generation of gamblers, companies are creating games that will appeal to younger gamers.

Israeli Team Advances in Contest to Send Spacecraft to Moon

By Daniel Estrin | Oct 10
A team of Israeli engineers is the first to advance in an international competition sponsored by Google to send a privately-funded spacecraft to the moon, contest organizers announced Wednesday.

Vietnam Seems Big Winner in US-Anchored Pacific Trade Deal

By Kevin Chan | Oct 10
An ambitious Pacific Rim trade deal anchored by the U.S. promises to boost the economies of its 12 participating countries by opening their markets to one another, but not all the gains will be spread evenly.

Gov't Health Insurance Website Getting Upgrades

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Oct 10
Consumers shopping on the government's health insurance website should find it easier this year to get basic questions answered about their doctors, medications and costs, according to an internal government document.

Financial Regulators Move to Restrict Forced Arbitration

By Ken Sweet | Oct 10
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is considering rules to curtail forced arbitration, which consumer advocates say does a disservice to people who have disputes with banks, credit card issuers and other financial service providers.

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