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July 28 is World Hepatitis Day

On World Hepatitis Day, Watch for Complications With HIV

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 28
July 28 is World Hepatitis Day, one of only four official disease-specific health observances, and for people with HIV, it's even more important to get tested.

Jenny McCarthy (right) with Whoopi Goldberg on ABC's "The View."

Jenny McCarthy Regrets Hillary Clinton Gay Joke, Calls Herself a 'Hypocrite'

By Jason St. Amand | Jul 28
"The View" cohost Jenny McCarthy made a joke about Hillary Clinton being a lesbian on an episode of the daytime talk show last week. In a recent blog post, she expressed that she regretted making the comment, calling herself a "hypocrite."

Kan. Gay Man Arrested After Leaving Baby in Hot Car

Jul 28
A 10-month-old Kansas girl died after being strapped for more than two hours inside a sweltering car, and police arrested a foster parent who said he'd forgotten about her until something on TV jogged his memory, an official said Friday.

Major General Muhammadu Buhari

Nigeria Says 'Gay Cross-Dresser' Led Bombing Attack That Kills 80

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 28
Nigeria's State Security Service arrested a "clearly homosexual cross-dresser" as the suspected mastermind behind the attempted suicide bombing attack on former dictator Major General Muhammadu Buhari.

Michael Doster

Man Caught in Gay Sex Act at Fla. Nude Beach Allegedly Leads to Wife's Death

By Jason St. Amand | Jul 28
A Florida woman died July 16, days after she was involved a domestic dispute with her husband, who she allegedly caught in a sex act with another man.

Lawsuit: Circumcision Goes Wrong at Ala. Hospital

Jul 28
An Alabama man who went to the hospital for a routine circumcision says doctors mistakenly amputated his penis.

Man Who Punched NYC Gay Club Bartender Charged With Assault

By Jason St. Amand | Jul 28
A man who reportedly punched a bartender of a New York City gay club earlier this month was arraigned Tuesday for the attack in Hell's Kitchen.

Fla. Man Accused of Predatory Towing at Gay Days

Jul 28
Authorities have arrested a man they say illegally towed cars during Orlando's 2014 Gay Days celebration.

Gay Soldiers Relaxed After Restrictions Lifted

Jul 28
While the military policy of "don't ask, don't tell" and the overturning of part of the federal Defense of Marriage Act opened doors more widely to gay people serving openly in the military, it didn't mark radical changes to the way the fighting force loo

Smoke from shelling rises over a residential apartment house in Shakhtarsk, Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine on Monday, July 28, 2014. An international police team abandoned its attempt to reach the crash site of a Malaysia Airlines plane for a second day running Monday as clashes raged in a town on the road to the area.

Police Team Turns Back from Ukraine Crash Site

By Mstyslav Chernov and Peter Leonard | Jul 28
Heavy fighting raged Monday around the Malaysia Airlines debris field, once again preventing an international police team charged with securing the site from even getting there.