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Report: Michael Sam and Fiancé Vito Cammisano Break Up

By Jason St. Amand | Jul 2
US Weekly reports out football player Michael Sam has called off his six-month engagement to college sweetheart Vito Cammisano.

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Obama Draws Sharp Contrasts With 'Mean' Republicans

POLITICS | By Jim Kuhnhenn | Jul 2
Wading into presidential politics, President Barack Obama promoted his brand of middle-class economics by drawing sharp contrasts with "mean" Republicans in the state where the GOP governor was preparing to enter the vast 2016 presidential field.

Woman in Mormon Church Photo Voices Support for Gay Marriage

RELIGION | Jul 2
A Mormon woman whose photograph was used by her church last week on a webpage explaining the faith's belief that marriage should be between a man and woman says she supports the legalization of gay marriage.

Where They Stand: Scott Walker on Issues of 2016 Campaign

POLITICS | By Scott Bauer | Jul 2
Where two-term Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker stands on various issues that will be debated in the Republican presidential campaign, a race he's joining.

The Latest: IMF Blames Greek Govt; Says it Needs $56 Billion

The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local):

Italian Government Minister Goes on Hunger Strike to Speed Up Gay Civil Union Law

INTERNATIONAL | By EDGE | Jul 2
A junior minister in Italy's government feels that equal rights for gay couples is important enough to starve for.

Rainbow Facebook Photos: Armchair Activism or Shifting Tide?

NATIONAL | By Barbara Ortutay | Jul 2
Call it armchair activism. Call it a mark of a shifting tide in public opinion. The rainbows are the latest sign of the important place social media has taken in our lives, when it comes to self-expression, politics and privacy.

Reelz Comes to the Rescue of Homeless Miss USA Pageant

NATIONAL | By Lynn Elber | Jul 2
The Miss USA pageant, left without a TV home following blowback against co-owner Donald Trump over his comments on Mexican immigrants, has been rescued by the Reelz channel.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Entering 2016 Presidential Race

POLITICS | By Scott Bauer | Jul 2
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a preacher's son who withstood a recall election spawned by his fight with public employee unions, is joining the crowded Republican presidential race, aides said.

Watch Glitter Shooting Penis in Safe-Sex PSA That's Causing a Stir in Norway

INTERNATIONAL | By EDGE | Jul 2
A giant glitter-ejaculating penis that is being used as part of a public service announcement to promote safe-sex is causing a stir in Norway where the PSA is being broadcast.

Right-Winger Blames Taiwan Water Park Fire on US Gay Marriage

INTERNATIONAL | By EDGE | Jul 2
According to one right-winger, God hates the United States Supreme Court's ruling on gay marriage so much he's burning people in China over it.

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