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New Haven Hit With More K2 Overdoses

New Haven Hit With More K2 Overdoses

NEWS | Aug 17
Officials say the number of victims from a rash of overdoses on a suspected bad batch of synthetic marijuana has risen to 76 in New Haven, Connecticut.

Watch: 'Drag Race' Star Pearl Spills Some Scalding Tea About RuPaul

Watch: 'Drag Race' Star Pearl Spills Some Scalding Tea About RuPaul

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 17
"RuPaul's Drag Race" Season 7 star Pearl is spilling some scalding - and concerning - tea about the hit reality show's titular host.

AP Interview: Top Republican Opens Up About Russia Probe

AP Interview: Top Republican Opens Up About Russia Probe

BUSINESS | By Mary Clare Jalonick | Aug 17
For much of the last two years, Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr has been the Russia investigator who is seen but rarely heard on Capitol Hill.

MTV Launches HIV Video in Anticipation of 'Quiet Places'

MTV Launches HIV Video in Anticipation of 'Quiet Places'

NEWS | Aug 17
The PSA video features 5 HIV+ young people who are boldly speaking out against the stigma that people living with HIV still face today.

Watch: UK's Gay Fitness Challenge, Dave's Story

Watch: UK's Gay Fitness Challenge, Dave's Story

Meet Dave. This 36-year-old Irish lad took Gay Fitness UK's 30-day challenge to lose weight and get in shape. Here's how he got on.

Something Borrowed: Georgia Planner Nabs Wedding Grifter

Something Borrowed: Georgia Planner Nabs Wedding Grifter

NEWS | Aug 17
A Georgia wedding planner came in handy for one couple who nearly had more than $2,000 stolen from their reception.

Officials Remove Special Rules for Gene Therapy Experiments

Officials Remove Special Rules for Gene Therapy Experiments

NEWS | By Marilynn Marchione | Aug 17
U.S. health officials are eliminating special regulations for gene therapy experiments, saying that what was once exotic science is quickly becoming an established form of medical care with no extraordinary risks.

Twitter Reacts: Fox News Apologizes for Graphic of Patti LaBelle During Aretha Franklin Report

Twitter Reacts: Fox News Apologizes for Graphic of Patti LaBelle During Aretha Franklin Report

NEWS | Aug 17
Fox News is apologizing after it used a photo of singer Patti LaBelle during its coverage of Aretha Franklin's death.

Austria Official Disciplined After Gay Afghan Migrant Ruling

Austria Official Disciplined After Gay Afghan Migrant Ruling

NEWS | Aug 17
Austria's asylum authority says it has disciplined an employee and regrets "linguistic lapses" on his part following a cliche-ridden decision in which an Afghan man's application for asylum on the grounds of his homosexuality was reportedly rejected.

Oklahoma School for the Deaf Closed After Threat Called In

Oklahoma School for the Deaf Closed After Threat Called In

NEWS | Aug 17
Oklahoma officials have closed a school for deaf students after the facility received a threatening phone call.


News

Washington Cardinal Entangled in Two Sex-Abuse Scandals

Washington Cardinal Entangled in Two Sex-Abuse Scandals

NATIONAL | By David Crary | Aug 17
Cardinal Donald Wuerl, the Roman Catholic archbishop of Washington, is facing a storm of criticism and calls for his resignation after becoming entangled in two major sexual abuse scandals roiling the church that he has served with distinction since 1966.


Entertainment

 Review :: Mile 22

Review :: Mile 22

MOVIES | By Lindsey Bahr | Aug 17
This all-out assault of a movie seems to have been shot and edited with the singular purpose of leaving the audience confused and disoriented at every turn.


Business

GOP Candidate Runs for Multiple Offices to Preserve Spots

GOP Candidate Runs for Multiple Offices to Preserve Spots

LEGAL | By Lisa Rathke | Aug 17
A perennial political candidate secured the Republican nomination to run for at least five offices, including the U.S. House, in a strategy to preserve all but one of the slots for other GOP prospects in the largely Democratic state.


Technology

Experts: Hail Damage is Worse, but Climate Role Uncertain

Experts: Hail Damage is Worse, but Climate Role Uncertain

SCIENCE | By Dan Elliott | Aug 17
Hailstorms inflict billions of dollars in damage yearly in North America alone, and the cost will rise as the growing population builds more homes, offices and factories, climate and weather experts said Tuesday.


Finance

9 Expenses to Pack Into Your Moving Budget

9 Expenses to Pack Into Your Moving Budget

HOME | By Lauren Schwahn, NerdWallet | Aug 8
The average cost for a local move from a two-bedroom apartment or three-bedroom house ranges from $400 to $1,000, according to HomeAdvisor's True Cost Guide.


Cars

Edmunds Picks 6 Used Luxury Vehicles Under $36K

Edmunds Picks 6 Used Luxury Vehicles Under $36K

AUTO NEWS | By Will Kaufman | Aug 15
For about the same money or less, you can typically get more interior refinement and comfort, better performance, and a vehicle that generally feels more special.


Style

Art of Illusion: Face Paint Transforms Serbian Makeup Pro

Art of Illusion: Face Paint Transforms Serbian Makeup Pro

FASHION | By Darko Vojinovic | Aug 17
It took Mirjana Milosevic less than an hour to transform into a zombie. The Serbian makeup artist also can turn into a skeleton or a genie and make body parts disappear.


Travel

Brussels Celebrates Summer with Flower Carpet

Brussels Celebrates Summer with Flower Carpet

Aug 17
Brussels is highlighting its sun-splashed summer with a Mexican-themed carpet of over half a million flowers on its historic Grand-Place.


Nightlife

LGBTQ Art Installation Revealed at Chicago's Northalsted Market Days

LGBTQ Art Installation Revealed at Chicago's Northalsted Market Days

LOCAL EVENTS | Aug 15
The Illinois Office of Tourism debuted a new larger-than-life art installation celebrating its "Amazing for All" LGBTQ and diversity campaign during Northalsted Market Days in Chicago's Boystown neighborhood.