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Ant-Gay Bill Rejection Gives Jindal a Campaign Opportunity

NEWS | By Melinda Deslatte | May 26
By voting down a proposal to give special protections to people who oppose same-sex marriage, lawmakers thought they had put the divisive issue to bed and ended one of the major controversies of the legislative session.

How Does Ireland's Vote to Approve Gay Marriage Relate to Debate Over Issue in US?

NEWS | By David Crary | May 26
Ireland's national referendum on same-sex marriage, which was approved by 62 percent of the voters, comes just weeks ahead of an expected ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court

Gay Marriage Challenge Cost Indiana $1.4 Million in Attorney Fees

NEWS | May 26
The Indiana attorney general's office says the state had to pay more than $1.4 million in fees to plaintiffs' attorneys in its unsuccessful attempt to maintain its ban on same-sex marriages.

NY Lawmaker Backs State Benefits for Gay Veterans

NEWS | May 26
A state lawmaker says New York should ensure that veterans discharged for their sexual orientation under the U.S. military's old policies are eligible for the 53 state programs, benefits and tax breaks other vets can get.

Ireland's First Gay Marriage Possible by July, Minister Says

NEWS | May 26
Some of Ireland's gay couples planning a civil partnership may receive a surprisingly fast upgrade to marriage.

Vermont's Sanders to Kick Off 2016 Campaign from Clinton's Left

NEWS | By Dave Gram and Ken Thomas | May 26
For a vocal group of liberals who aren't satisfied with Hillary Rodham Clinton, Vermont's self-described "democratic socialist" senator isn't the candidate they want. But Bernie Sanders is the candidate they're about to get.

12 Missing After Flooding in Texas Sweeps Away Vacation Home

NEWS | By Bobby McGuire | May 26
Recovery teams are set to resume looking for the 12 members of two families who authorities say are missing after a rain-swollen river in Central Texas carried a vacation home off its foundation, slamming it into a bridge downstream.

Spark Electric Car's Price Sparks a Sales Run

CARS | By Ann M. Job | May 26
It took a price cut to generate a run on Chevrolet's 2015 Spark EV, with savvy car buyers realizing the lower price and federal electric vehicle tax credit can make for a super deal.

'Tomorrowland' Takes Top Spot at Box Office on Slow Weekend

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | May 25
The future doesn't look so bright for "Tomorrowland." Disney's expensive fantasy adventure essentially had Memorial Day weekend to itself, and still only pulled in a modest $41.7 million in its first four days.

California Looks to Australia for Tips on Surviving Drought

NEWS | By Kristen Gelineau and Ellen Knickmeyer | May 25
California has turned to the world's driest inhabited continent for solutions to its longest and sharpest drought on record.


News

Obama Pays Tribute to Fallen Service Members at Arlington

NATIONAL | By Darlene Superville | May 25
Speaking under sunny skies to some 5,000 people on the hallowed grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, Obama called the burial place "more than a final resting place for fallen heroes"


Business

Toyota Promises to Help Find Cause of Takata Airbag Defects

LEGAL | By Yuri Kageyama | May 25
Toyota vowed to help pinpoint the cause of a defect in air bags used in more than 50 million vehicles worldwide, saying the auto industry risks losing the trust of car buyers if the problem drags on unresolved.


Finance

23 Pct of US Adults with Health Coverage Underinsured

INSURANCE | By Tom Murphy | May 22
Nearly a quarter of U.S. adults who were insured all last year lacked adequate protection from big medical bills based on their income, according to Commonwealth Fund research.


Cars

Drivers Set to Ask Fans How to Make Formula 1 More Exciting

AUTO SHOWS | By Jerome Pugmire | May 22
Formula One drivers will ask fans for their views on how to improve the sport as part of an increased effort to make racing more exciting.


Style

Watch Out

FASHION | By Matthew Wexler | May 25
The hands of time may keep ticking, but that doesn't mean you can't look stylish as the decades wear on.


Health/Fitness

Mind, Body and Soul: Sea, Sun, Sand, Surf and Sex

HEALTH | By John Maroussas | May 24
Summer will soon be here, and suddenly the pressure is on for a beach-ready bod! Here are some easy tips on how to go about looking your best in that new speedo.


Travel

Santa Fe Goes Gay This Summer

By EDGE | May 25
This summer, Santa Fe plays host to Santa Fe Pride Festival and Zia Regional Rodeo-two events designed to celebrate the LGBT community in 'The City Different.'


Nightlife

A Weekend In Key West :: May 16-17, 2015

PHOTO ALBUMS | May 19
Weekends are made for fun in Key West and this was no exception. Pool parties at the Island House, Tea Dance at La Te Da and Kamp Key West from the Key West Business Guild. All of this meant that there was no shortage of fun.