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NPR's 'Serial' Plans for 2 More Seasons, Beginning This Fall

NEWS | May 28
"Serial" junkies, get out your sleuthing kits again. National Public Radio's wildly popular podcast is coming back with two new series.

Putin Accuses US of Meddling into FIFA Affairs

NEWS | May 28
Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the United States of meddling in FIFA's affairs and hinted that it was part of an attempt to take the 2018 World Cup away from his country.

Bush's Busy Role on Corporate Boards Could Become 2016 Issue

NEWS | By Ronnie Greene | May 28
During his transition from Florida governor to likely presidential candidate, Jeb Bush served on the boards or as an adviser to at least 15 companies and nonprofits.

Swollen Rivers Cause Texas Cities to Worry About Flooding

NEWS | By Juan A. Lozano and Seth Robbins | May 28
While the barrage of deadly thunderstorms that hit Texas has tapered, many cities remain in danger, and officials have warned about the possibility of more flooding from rain-swollen rivers as the week goes on.

Shocking Ads Ignite Debate About Abortion Ban in Chile

NEWS | By Luis Andres Henao | May 28
The video shows a woman climbing a stairwell, her belly visibly pregnant, as she offers suggestions: Make sure there are no security cameras. Be careful not to look down or you might regret it.

Bar Stabbing Trial Starts for 'Saved by the Bell' Star

NEWS | May 28
Dustin Diamond, the actor who portrayed Screech on the 1990s TV show "Saved by the Bell," went on trial Wednesday on charges that he stabbed a man during a confrontation at a bar,

House Committee Kills Ala. Bill Banning LGBT Discrimination

NEWS | By Martin Swant | May 28
An Alabama House committee has killed a bill that would ban discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

Divisive Anti-Gay Marriage Bill Falls in Texas Legislature

NEWS | By Paul J. Weber | May 28
Divisive efforts by Texas Republicans to defy the U.S. Supreme Court if same-sex marriage is legalized ended Wednesday night with conservative finger-pointing and opponents feeling relieved.

Where They Stand: Rick Santorum on Key Campaign Issues

NEWS | By Catherine Lucey | May 28
A look at where former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum stands on some key issues as he opens his race for the Republican presidential nomination:

Iconic Martha's Vineyard Lighthouse Being Moved Inland

NEWS | By Philip Marcelo | May 28
The $3 million effort to move the Gay Head Lighthouse, among the most endangered historic landmarks in the U.S., would prevent the 160-year-old structure from tumbling down the rapidly-eroding cliffside.


News

5 Anti-Gay Comments that Earned Santorum His Name

POLITICS | By EDGE | May 27
How do you set yourself apart as being one of the most anti-gay GOP presidential hopeful when the existing pool of candidates are all patently homophobic? If your name is Rick Santorum, all you have to do is open your mouth.


Entertainment

Pakistan Vintage Car Collectors Preserve a Part of History

FINE ARTS | By Asif Shahzad | May 28
Pakistan's gearheads are a testament to the universal appeal of fixing up and maintaining vintage cars, more commonly associated with America and the West from where popular shows like "Top Gear" or "Fast N' Loud" have reached Pakistani cable channels.


Business

Online Stylists for the Shopping-Averse

CORPORATE | By Barbara Ortutay | May 28
Stitch Fix, an online styling and clothing-delivery service, added maternity wear as an option. In comparison, Keaton Row is an online service that pairs you up with a real-life stylist.


Technology

Watch: Bounce House Goes Airborne on Florida Beach

SCIENCE | May 27
A 6-year-old girl is in a Fort Lauderdale hospital after a waterspout sent a bounce house flying. The giant inflatable toy tumbled across a four-lane highway. This comes as part of a series of extreme weather conditions on the Florida beach.


Finance

Former Trader Goes on Trial in UK for Market Manipulation

SAVING | May 27
A British prosecutor says a former Citibank and UBS trader motivated by greed served as the ringmaster in the alleged manipulation of a key interest rate, the London Interbank Lending Rate, or Libor.


Cars

Vermont Town's Famous Floating Bridge Reopens with Fanfare

AUTO NEWS | By Lisa Rathke | May 27
A tiny Vermont town's famous wooden floating bridge (believed to be the only one of its kind in the country) was reopened with fanfare, including a parade with a bagpiper, high school marching band, oxen team and antique cars crossing.


Style

Cannes Fashion Recap

FASHION | By Thomas Adamson | May 27
Major Hollywood actresses such as Marion Cotillard, Emily Blunt, Naomi Watts and Sienna Miller graced the film festival's red carpet in clothes designed by the world's greatest. Yet there's always as much interest in who got it wrong.


Health/Fitness

Positive Women's Network Releases New Model for Trauma Awareness

HIV/AIDS | By EDGE | May 26
Positive Women's Network - USA, a national membership body of women with HIV, is proud to announce the release of a new model for bringing trauma awareness and healing into primary healthcare settings.


Travel

A Summer Hike in the Arctic Circle

By Cara Anna | May 27
Few people outside Nordic countries know about the Kungsleden, or the King's Path, the most famous trail in Sweden. But National Geographic calls it one of the world's greatest hikes.


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.