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'Daily Show' Host Noah Discusses His New Gig

NEWS | By Frazier Moore | Mar 30
Shortly after Comedy Central made the news official Monday that Trevor Noah would replace Jon Stewart as "The Daily Show" host, Noah, on a standup comedy tour, discussed his new gig by phone from Dubai with the Associated Press.

Award-Winning Playwrights Return to Boston for Premiere

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | Mar 30
Award-winning Playwrights Theresia Walser and Karl-Heinz Ott will be returning to Boston for the third time for the American Premiere of "The Whole World."

Indiana Governor Overrides Law to Authorize Needle Exchange

NEWS | By Rick Callahan | Mar 30
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence overrode state law and his own anti-drug policies Thursday to authorize a short-term needle-exchange program designed to help contain HIV infections in a rural county where more than six dozen cases have been reported.

Indiana Plans Language to 'Clarify' Religious Objections Law

NEWS | Mar 30
Republican legislative leaders in Indiana say they are working on adding language to a new state law to make it clear that it doesn't allow discrimination against gays and lesbians.

Jamie Foxx Under Fire for Bruce Jenner Crack at iHeartRadio Awards

NEWS | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 30
Twitter is in an outrage after actor Jamie Foxx made a joke about Bruce Jenner at the iHeartRadio Music Awards Sunday night.

Male Model Math Teacher Breaks the Internet

NEWS | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 30
The Internet was abuzz this weekend after a student at the University College London put two-and-two together and realized his math teacher is also a male fashion model.

NY Prison Guard Resigns From Police After Anti-Gay, Threatening Facebook Post

NEWS | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 30
A prison guard from upstate New York has resigned his position after engaging in a Facebook exchange where he threatened to shoot gay people.

George Takei Launches 'Legacy Project' Raises Over 200K in a Week

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | Mar 30
In these days of exorbitant production costs for commercial Broadway musicals and budget deficits for non-profit museums, who could possibly be able to rally forces to fund both? George Takei -- that's who.

Taylor Swift Wins Artist of the Year at iHeartRadio Awards

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 30
Taylor Swift cleaned house at the iHeartRadio Music Awards Sunday, winning artist of the year and song of the year for "Shake It Off," and even assisted Madonna by strumming her guitar onstage while the pop icon sang a new song.

Tim Cook Calls 'Religious Objection' Laws Dangerous

NEWS | Mar 30
Apple CEO Tim Cook said that so-called "religious objection" legislation being introduced in a number of states is dangerous and bad for business.

Trevor Noah Set to Replace Stewart on 'Daily Show'

NEWS | Mar 30
Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian from South Africa who has contributed to "The Daily Show" a handful of times during the past year, will become Jon Stewart's replacement as host, Comedy Central announced Monday.

Tony Winner and Neil Simon Director Gene Saks Dies at 93

NEWS | Mar 30
Gene Saks, a prolific actor-director who teamed with playwright and fellow New Yorker Neil Simon on hit Broadway and movie productions of such Simon comedies as "The Odd Couple" and "Brighton Beach Memoirs," has died. He was 93.

Prosecutors: Co-Pilot Treated for Suicidal Tendencies

NEWS | By Christoph Noelting and Geir Moulson | Mar 30
The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 that crashed into the French Alps last week had received treatment for suicidal tendencies several years ago, prosecutors said Monday.

Aging Diseases Come to HIV-Pozzers a Decade Early

NEWS | By EDGE | Mar 30
People undergoing treatment for HIV-1 are at increased risk for earlier onset of age-related illnesses such as some cancers, renal and kidney disease, frailty, osteoporosis and neurocognitive disease.

LaRuby May Runs Away with Stein Endorsement in Ward 8 Race

NEWS | By John Riley | Mar 30
LaRuby May has surged to victory at the Gertrude Stein Democratic Club's Ward 8 endorsement forum.

Latino GLBT History Project Elects New Officers

NEWS | By John Riley | Mar 30
The Latino GLBT History Project (LHP) has a new leadership team. Elected March 21st by the board of directors, they will focus on preserving and educating the public about the rich history of the Latino LGBT community in Washington.


News

Former BYU Student Settles Lawsuit Following Eviction

Mar 30
A former Brigham Young University student has settled with a university-contracted apartment complex he sued after he was evicted on the heels of telling his roommates he was gay.


Entertainment

Cinema Review :: Queen and Country

By Roger Walker-Dack | Mar 30
Veteran British Director John Boorman returns to his roots with this new movie.


Business

How Mercedes Became the Dominant Power in Formula 1

Mar 30
Mercedes dominated the 2014 Formula One season, they swept to a one-two finish in this year's season opener in Australia, and are expected to do so again at the Malaysian Grand Prix. How have they managed to leave the previous power teams in their wake?


Finance

Which Woman Should Grace the $20 Bill?

Mar 27
There's a movement underway to give the $20 bill a makeover. The group wants to replace President Andrew Jackson's face with a woman's. There are 15 candidates to choose from, including Rosa Parks, Harriet Tubman and Eleanor Roosevelt. Chip Reid reports.


Cars

Motorist Removed from Car and Beaten by Officers

Mar 26
A pastor leading a protest outside a Detroit-area police department threatened to shut down the city until two white officers are fired for the bloody arrest of a black man who was pulled from his car and repeatedly punched in the head.


Style

From Venue to Menu: How to Save on Wedding Food

Mar 30
Here are some ways to lower the cost of catering your reception, which is typically the biggest single item on a couple's wedding budget.


Health/Fitness

The Intimate Connection Between Sex and Sleep

Mar 28
Sleep and sex share a wonderful reciprocal relationship in which each helps support the function of the other. It's not surprising when you understand that sex and sleep both belong to the restorative system of the body.


Nightlife

16th Annual "HairBall" @ iCandy Nightclub :: March 28, 2015

Mar 30
The contestants showed their best design to get top honors. Some unique designs were on display and free hair care products given away. Fun was had by all.