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Former Gov. Charlie Crist

Crist Announces First Day Policies if Elected

POLITICS | Jul 29
Former Gov. Charlie Crist says he will sign five executive orders on his first day back in office if he's elected in November.

Wyoming Judge Weighs Immediate Gay Marriage Ruling

NATIONAL | Jul 29
A Wyoming judge is about to decide whether to immediately rule against a state law that specifies marriage is limited to one man and one woman.

Cookie Monster and Tigger enjoy a smoke break in the middle of Times Square

Unfriendly Neighborhood 'Spiderman' Punches NYC Cop in the Face

CRIME | By Bobby McGuire | Jul 29
Saturday's incident involving a violent costumed Spiderman in midtown leaves many nostalgic for the days of a hooker-filled and less kid-friendly Times Square.

Kyle Kingsburry

UFC Fighter Sports Gay Proud Shorts at Weigh-In

SPORTS | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 29
UFC fighter Kyle Kingsbury showed off his pink "Legalize Gay" underwear just before announcing his retirement from the sport.

Casey Stegall was fired for being gay

Gay Man Fired From Texas Christian Children's Home for 'Lifestyle Choices'

RELIGION | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 29
Casey Stegall, a caretaker for foster kids in Texas, was fired from his job after he introduced some teenage clients to his male fiancé during an outing at a water park on July 4.

The 'Gaystation'

PS4 'Gaystation' to Be Auctioned to Benefit LGBT Refugees

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 29
Gaymers rejoice: there is now a new rainbow colored Playstation 4 called the "Gaystation."

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, right.

With Israel at War, US Lawmakers Give Full Support

POLITICS | By Bradley Klapper | Jul 29
As the war in Gaza escalates, U.S. lawmakers are pressing the Obama administration to take no action that puts pressure on Israel to halt its military campaign against Hamas.

Hepatitis-C medication Sovaldi

$1,000 Pill Now Hepatitis C Treatment of Choice

NATIONAL | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jul 29
A $1,000-per-pill drug that insurers are reluctant to pay for has quickly become the treatment of choice for a liver-wasting viral disease that affects more than 3 million Americans.

Gina Marie Rayner, left, Anthony Vechiola and Jennifer Duchnowski are seen in police photos after their arrests on charges of public sexual indecency in Peoria, Arizona.

2 Women, 1 Man Arrested After Sexual Romp in Hot Tub

CRIME | Jul 29
Two women and a man have been accused of public sexual indecency after an alleged romp in a Peoria apartment's hot tub.

Religious Right Tantrum Over Virginia Marriage Decision

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Jul 29
A brief round-up of the religious right's temper tantrum over the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals decision Monday, striking down Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage.