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Court Rejects Challenge to NJ Ban on Gay Conversion Therapy

NEWS | May 4
The Supreme Court has turned away a challenge to New Jersey's ban on so-called gay conversion therapy for patients under 18 years old.

Ben Carson, Famed Neurosurgeon, Running for President

NEWS | By Steve Peoples and Bill Barrow | May 4
Ben Carson, retired neurosurgeon turned conservative star, has confirmed that he will seek the Republican presidential nomination in 2016.

Former Tech Executive Carly Fiorina Enters Presidential Race

NEWS | By Steve Peoples | May 4
Former technology executive Carly Fiorina formally entered the 2016 presidential race on Monday, launching a Republican White House bid in a morning announcement that highlighted her role as a leading critic of Democratic contender Hillary Rodham Clinton.

Cable, Pay-Per-View Problems Leave Viewers Fighting Mad

NEWS | By Scott Mayerowitz | May 4
For some boxing fans, the big fight Saturday night turned out to be between them and their cable companies.

'Star Trek' Actress Grace Lee Whitney Dies at 85

NEWS | May 4
Grace Lee Whitney, who played Captain Kirk's assistant on the original "Star Trek" series, has died. She was 85.

Pentagon Accused of Withholding Sex Crimes Info

NEWS | By Richard Lardner | May 4
The number of sex-related crimes occurring in U.S. military communities is far greater than the Defense Department has publicly reported, a U.S. senator said Monday.

Bill Clinton: Foundation has Done Nothing Wrong

NEWS | May 4
Former President Bill Clinton defended his family's charitable foundation, saying there's nothing "sinister" about getting wealthy people to spend their money to help poor people in developing countries.

NYPD Officer Shot in the Head Remains Critical But Stable

NEWS | May 4
An NYPD police officer was in critical but stable condition early Monday, two days after being shot in the head while sitting in an unmarked car in Queens.

All-Female Smith College to Accept Transgender Applicants

NEWS | May 4
Smith College, the largest of the all-female Seven Sisters schools, is changing its policy to accept transgender women.

Alison Bechdel Among New Table Hosts at Pen Gala

NEWS | By Hillel Italie | May 4
Neil Gaiman, Art Spiegelman and Alison Bechdel are among the writers who have agreed to be table hosts at next week's PEN American Center gala after six authors withdrew in protest of an award being given to the satirical French magazine Charlie Hebdo.


Entertainment

New Site, App, Links Celebrities, Charities and Donors

CELEBRITIES | By Anthony McCartney | May 4
Everyday donors meet the stars through a new online charity service that combines star power with digital marketing savvy to contribute millions to celebrity causes worldwide.


Business

Subaru Goes Rear-Wheel Drive with Sporty 2015 BRZ Coupe

CORPORATE | May 4
Subaru's all-wheel drive passion aside, the automaker crafts a fun, rear-wheel drive, sport coupe. The 2015 Surbaru BRZ is surprisingly affordable, too, with a starting retail price of less than $26,500.


Technology

Inked and Irked: Apple Watch Users Report Tattoo Problems

It's an annoying problem for the unlucky few: the Apple Watch's heart rate monitor and even some other features might not work if you have a tattoo on your wrist.


Finance

Don't Fall for These 5 Infomercial Money-Grabbing Tricks

SAVING | By Joseph Pisani | May 1
Infomercials that sell shampoos, zit creams and the latest weight loss gadgets can be hard to turn away from. But before you pick up that phone, you should know that the low, low prices and easy monthly payments advertised are not always what you'll pay.


Cars

Seeking Answers on Getting Recalled Cars Fixed Quickly

TIPS & ADVICE | Apr 30
Frustrated that cars recalled for serious safety defects aren't getting fixed quickly enough, the nation's auto safety chief hosted a gathering of automakers to search for solutions.


Style

Mother's Day Gift Guide: Presents with Purpose

FASHION | By Winnie McCroy | May 4
Forget about sending your mom a bunch of flowers or a box of candy. Instead, shop at Ten Thousand Villages and give her a one-of-a-kind gift that will not only touch her heart, but will help out someone else's mom, living on the other side of the world.


Travel

When the Going Gets Wild: Womens' Adventures for 2015

By Jill Gleeson | May 1
Wild Women Expediitions offers spectacular global adventures - the only question is, which one will you go on?


Nightlife

Aiden Leslie: 'I Just Go' With It

MUSIC | By JC Alvarez | May 1
Pop artist Aiden Leslie returns with a surprisingly fresh downtempo tack "I Just Go" that reveals more and delves deeper than he's ever done with previous electronic symphonies.