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Victory for Plaintiff in China Gay Conversion Case

Dec 19
A Chinese psychological clinic was ordered Friday to pay compensation to a gay man who sued it for administering electric shocks intended to make him heterosexual, in what is believed to be China's first case involving so-called conversion therapy.

Filipino Family Wants US Marine in Local Jail During Trial

By Oliver Teves | Dec 19
A U.S. Marine charged with killing a transgender Filipino woman he picked up in a bar was brought back Friday to the city where the attack occurred two months ago, and lawyers of the victim say they will seek his detention in a local jail during trial.

AP Reviewer: 'The Interview' Deserves to be Seen

By Jake Coyle | Dec 19
"The Interview" will go down as the satire that provoked an authoritarian dictatorship, roiled Sony Pictures in a massive hacking attack and prompted new questions of cyber warfare, corporate risk-tasking and comedic audacity.

'Serial' Podcast Airs Season 1 Finale

Dec 19
"Serial," the wildly popular podcast averaging more than a million downloads an episode, has posted the finale to its first season.

Average US 30-Year Loan Rate Falls to 3.80 Percent

Dec 19
Average U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell this week, with the benchmark 30-year loan rate reaching a new low for the year. The rates' historically low levels could be a boon to potential homebuyers.

Orphan 3.0: 'Annie' Hits Silver Screen with Colorblind Casting

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 19
In 2010, after a run of more than a century, the syndicated comic strip "Little Orphan Annie" was canceled. But, as the saying goes, you can't keep a good girl down. The plucky little orphan star of page, stage, radio and screen is back.

2 More Former Sony Workers Sue Over Data Breach

By Anthony McCartney | Dec 19
Two more former employees of Sony Pictures Entertainment are suing the company over the massive data breach in which their personal and financial information was stolen and posted online.

Stephen Colbert Recounts His Most Painful Experience

Dec 19
After losing his father and two brothers in a plane crash at age 10, Colbert tells Morley Safer that it affected his ability to accept any type of authority.

Nutcracker

By Paul Parish | Dec 19
The opening night of "Nutcracker" is, for lovers of classic dancing, as the opening Giants game is to San Francisco's baseball fans: It's the beginning of the season. And true to form, the fan turnout was huge.

Annie

By Robert Nesti | Dec 19
Remaking "Annie" for the 21st century is another bad idea from Sony; too bad this one gets released.

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