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Ask the Doc: Serodiscordant Couples and HIV Transmission

AIDS | By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Oct 24
In this installation of Ask the Doc, Dr. Howard Scheiner discusses the ramifications of a new study that found that HIV-positive guys with an undetectable viral load were not giving their partners HIV.

After 1st Ebola Case in NYC, 3 Others Quarantined

INTERNATIONAL | By Jonathan Lemire and Colleen Long | Oct 24
A doctor who became New York City's first Ebola patient was praised for getting treatment immediately upon showing symptoms, and health officials stressed that the nation's most populous city need not fear his wide-ranging travel,

Queen Sends First Tweet, Signed 'Elizabeth R'

INTERNATIONAL | Oct 24
Queen Elizabeth II has sent her first tweet - and she's signed it "Elizabeth R."

Marine Murder Case Reveals US-Philippine Sore Spot

INTERNATIONAL | By Jim Gomez | Oct 24
Here are some questions and answers about the tensions that result when U.S. troops are accused of serious crimes in the Philippines.

Purple Sex Toy-Wielding Clowns Attack Family; They Sue

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 24
An Illinois woman and her teenage daughter filed a lawsuit on October 21, after they said two men dressed as clowns accosted them with purple dildos and vibrators as they were trying to buy tickets to a local haunted house.

ACLU: Kansas Court Hearing on Gay Marriage is Off

FAMILY | Oct 24
An American Civil Liberties Union attorney says a federal judge in Kansas has canceled a hearing scheduled Friday in the group's lawsuit challenging the state's ban on gay marriage.

With Gay Marriage Comes Question: I Do or I Don't

FAMILY | By John Rogers | Oct 24
When gay marriage became legal in Pennsylvania earlier this year, Elissa Goldberg was ready to say "I do." Her longtime partner's reaction, however, was "I'm not so sure."

Out Lesbian Appeals Court Judge Highlights Marriage Work

LOCAL | By Cynthia Laird | Oct 24
The state's first lesbian appeals court judge cautioned against stereotypes and used her first speech since being appointed to the bench to talk about her prior work on same-sex marriage at a recent dinner in Oakland.

Honey Boo Boo's Mother Dating Convicted Child Molester?

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 23
Alana "Honey Boo Boo"'s mother, June Shannon, affectionately known as Mama June, is reportedly dating a man who was recently released from prison after serving time for molesting one of June's family members.

GOP Congressman: No Gays in Military; They'll Want Massages

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 23
A Republican congressman from Texas is making headlines this week after saying during a conservative radio show Wednesday that gay men shouldn't serve in the military because they'll want massages, which leaves them open to terrorism.