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Steve Jobs Plays Dual Role of Hero, Villain in the Movies

By Michael Liedtke | Oct 9
If he were still around, it's easy to imagine that Steve Jobs would be summoning all his powers of persuasion to protect a legacy that's getting muddied with each cinematic take on his fascinating life.

North Dakota Fraternity Cleared of Hate Crime Accusation

Oct 9
A monthlong police investigation has concluded that a gay man who reported being the victim of a hate crime at a University of North Dakota fraternity invented the story and actually instigated the fight.

Report: Bieber Threatens to Sue Over Naked Photos, Happy With Public Reaction

Oct 9
TMZ reports Justin Bieber's legal team will sue any outlet that published his naked photos if they are not soon removed, even though the pop singer is allegedly happy about the public reaction to his...large member.

Mother Dresses Son in Drag as Punishment for Anti-Gay Remarks

Oct 9
A South Carolina mother took public humiliation to a new level when she dressed her son in bad drag that included a tutu and had him parade around Wal-Mart as punishment for fighting and making anti-gay comments.

What Will They Cook? One Million Moms Wage War on Campbell's Soup

Oct 9
A new advertising campaign for Campbell's is making one group of Christian bigots reconsider using Cream of Mushroom Soup as a staple in their casseroles this fall.

Scientists Claim They Found 'Gay' Gene Changes to Predict Sexuality

Oct 9
Researchers from the David Geffen School of Medicine of the University of California, Los Angeles, said they can determine someone's sexuality by looking at specific changes in genes.

Carson Says Armed Jews Would Have 'Diminished' Holocaust

Oct 9
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson suggests the Holocaust would have been "greatly diminished" if German Jews had been armed with guns.

Group Makes Plans for 50th Anniversary of Gay Rights Meeting

Oct 9
A Kansas City group is making plans to commemorate the 50th anniversary of a national gathering of LGBT activists that is credited with helping to kick off the gay-rights movement.

GOP Tumult After McCarthy's Withdrawal From Speaker Race

By Alan Fram | Oct 9
Jolted by political lighting for the second time in two weeks, House Republicans are staring at turmoil and uncertainty after Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's astonishing decision to abandon his campaign to become the chamber's next speaker.

California Agency Votes to Ban SeaWorld Orca Breeding

By Michael Blood | Oct 9
The California Coastal Commission approved a $100 million expansion of the tanks SeaWorld uses to hold killer whales in San Diego - but it banned breeding of the captive orcas that would live in them.

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